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LEADERSHIP

Kenneth A. Graber
Senior Vice President
Division Director, Naval Programs Support Division (NPSD)

Photo of Ken GraberKen Graber leads the Naval Programs Support Division (NPSD). NPSD provides analytically-based decision support to Surface Warfare, Missile Defense, Aviation, Information Warfare, International Technology Security, and Manpower/Personnel clients.

Mr. Graber joined Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. in 2003 after a 26-year career in the U.S. Navy in surface command and combat systems acquisition. He served as major program manager of a surface missile system and led that program through a successful operational evaluation and full rate production decision. He served on the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Integrated Warfare Systems (DASN IWS) staff and the Director, Surface Warfare (OPNAV N86) staff. He brought to SPA an in-depth knowledge of surface warfare, surface combat systems and acquisition.

Mr. Graber holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. Mr. Graber is a graduate of the Executive Program Manager and Program Manager Course at the Defense Systems Management College. He is DAIWA Level III Certified in Program Management.