Dr. Bevilacqua started Bevilacqua Research Corporation in 1992. He has a B.S. in Physics/Mathematics, an M.S. in Solid State Physics, and a Ph.D in Cognitive Psychology. Before starting BRC he was at Nichols Research where he started the successful low observables Directorate. He is a known authority on military camouflage, concealment and deception, cognitive load, and artificial intelligence.
JoAnn Bevilacqua: Chairman of the Board of Directors
Ms Bevilacqua has an associates degree in business and worked in her family business for 14 years before she moved to NASA to work for another 12 years there. She joined the company as President in 2010 after the successful buy-out of the previous President.
Larry Burger: CEO
Mr. Burger joined BRC as the Chief Executive Officer in October 2019. He has over 35 years experience in the Aerospace and Defense industry, including 30 years with the US Army Space and Missile Defense Command. In Federal Service, Mr. Burger served as the first Director of the Future Warfare Center and retired as a Tier 2 Senior Executive.
James (Buck) Buchanan: President/COO
James F. (Buck) Buchanan, Jr. is President, Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board of Directors of Bevilacqua Research Corporation having joined BRC in 2010. Mr. Buchanan brings a wealth of technical and management skills to BRC from over 30 years of experience supporting the Department of Defense (DoD). Mr. Buchanan holds a BS degree in Civil Engineering from the University of South Alabama, and a MS degree in Engineering Management and Certificate in Technology Management from the University of South Florida.
Ken Scott: CFO
Mr. Scott has over 30 years experience in business operations in commercial, defense, and aerospace. Extensive background in strategic business planning and development, marketing intelligence, proposal preparation, contracts and program management, business processes review, and cost analysis. Experience also includes a broad knowledge of Federal Government contracting; procurement methods, processes, FARS, and Agency supplements, international business, export control, licenses, and technology transfer agreements.
Ken has been with BRC for 16 years. He is a key player in the organization and writing of BRC proposals.
Rowlan Bevan: Vice-President of Research & Technology Management
Rowlan Bevan joined BRC in 2010 after a 32 year career as a test & evaluation specialist in civil service at Eglin Air Force Base. His last assignment was as the Air Force representative to the JT&E program where he was responsible for generating test nominations for the Air Force.
His responsibilities at BRC include managing the Research and Development business sector as well as developing a CYBER capability within the corporation.
Larry E. McNew: Vice President, Systems Engineering and Test
Mr. McNew joined BRC following over 30 years of service in the USAF. He is currently Vice President of the Systems Engineering and Test Business Unit with responsibility for providing professional engineering and technical services and non-technical management support to the Air Force and Navy at multiple locations.
David Vidler: Business Development
David Vidler, an electro-mechanical engineer, joined BRC in 2016 after a 32 year career in the UK’s Ministry of Defence, concluding as the UK’s Senior Intelligence Liaison Officer to DIA/MSIC. Simultaneously, David was a commissioned weapons officer in the UK’s Army Reserves, finally commanding a maintenance company of over 130 personnel deployed worldwide. David was promoted to Director, Business Development and Marketing in 2018 and works across the entirety of the DoD and NASA Enterprises to maintain a comprehensive pipeline of future opportunities to ensure continued corporate growth.