Tom Ryan, Vice President and Division General Manager (DGM), Warfare System Programs
Tom Ryan joined TMB as the Warfare Systems Division General Manager (DGM). His responsibilities include oversight of the management and execution of TMB contracts within the Integrated Warfare Systems portfolio and for new business capture to achieve company growth targets.
Prior to joining TMB, Mr. Ryan served as Program Director for the Integrated Warfare Systems Group at CACI International Inc. where he was responsible for the management of Program Executive Officer, Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS) and the University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) task orders for the PEO and Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). As the Program Manager for the PEO IWS Acquisition and Integrated Logistics Services contract, he managed a $240M CACI contract providing professional services to IWS for over six years.
Mr. Ryan transitioned from US Navy active duty to Reserve Navy in 1997 and served in roles including Sales and Business Development for more than $700M in business, and line management of 300-employee professional service support teams for Navy acquisition programs, with responsibility for contract management, subcontractor management, financial performance, hiring and retention, team building, customer deliveries, and all other aspects of supporting Navy programs.
As a Submarine Junior Officer, Mr. Ryan served as Electrical, Mechanical and Sonar Division Officer in new construction and Post-Shakedown Availability (PSA) of the upgraded Los Angeles Class Fast Attack submarine, USS San Juan (SSN 751), which was the first of the class with bow plane control surfaces and a completely new combat system and sonar suite.
Mr. Ryan served his Department Head tour as the Ship’s Engineer responsible for the operation and maintenance of the ship’s nuclear power plant, steam systems, propulsion equipment, power generation and electrical distribution, reactor controls, atmosphere control systems, hydraulics, air systems, auxiliary equipment, and interior communications. During the tour, he managed a $17M Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) and an emergent dry-docking availability for sonar dome replacement during pre-deployment workup.
As a Reservist, Mr. Ryan was recalled to Active Duty and served as Branch Head for Acquisition Logistics in the Logistics and Material Readiness Directorate (OPNAV N4) on the Chief of Naval Operations Staff. During this tour, he was the representative for the Joint Functional Area of Logistics for the Navy, led a team to rewrite the Navy’s Total Ownership Cost Guidebook, and represented N4 on Acquisition Category I (ACAT I) program Integrated Logistics Assessments (ILA).
Mr. Ryan served as the President of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), Northern Virginia chapter for the 2014-2015 year, guiding the largest chapter in AFCEA in collaborating with industry and government leaders in combat systems and C4ISR system acquisition, development, and production to provide value for the membership of AFCEA.
Mr. Ryan is qualified Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Level III in Program Management and is a certified Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Business Administration from Florida Tech, a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College and attended the Executive Business Course in Logistics Technology at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina.
Mr. Ryan enjoys travelling and scuba diving.