Dr. Gaddy joined 5SRC in June 2012 as the Vice President and now serves as the Chief Operating Officer. He is responsible for the daily operations of the company and works to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency to 5SRC's DoD customers and industry partners. He also works within the executive management team to develop and execute strategic corporate initiatives. He performs emerging market analyses, develops and maintains client and capabilities portfolios, and manages proposals. He is a former Department of the Army civilian where he specialized in advanced materials research, development, and transition. Dr. Gaddy brings over 20 years of experience in Department of Defense and Federal contracting. He earned his doctorate in chemistry from Auburn University in 2001.