Assisted NC businesses in winning 3,470 contracts minimum value of $13.28 billion

BOB BURTON

CONTACT BOB

Senior Manager, North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office
DEFTECH Fact Sheet
DEFTECH Website

E: burtonr@ncmbc.us
O: 910.824.9609

LOCATION
Durham Technical Community College
701 W. Main Street, Suite 203
Durham, NC 27701

MAILING ADDRESS
Durham Technical Community College
701 W. Main Street, Suite 203
Durham, NC 27701

BIOGRAPHY

Bob Burton joined the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) on February 1, 2020, as the Senior Manager, Technology Transition (Triangle Region).  Bob will work as a member of the Defense Technology Transition (DEFTECH) office to connect the North Carolina innovation ecosystem with emerging and urgent technology requirements across the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security to provide optimum solutions for warfighters and law enforcement personnel.  Bob assists current DEFTECH members with business development, capture, contract execution, and other capabilities, recommend actions, and assist in coordinating other resources to fill gaps and improve capabilities.  At the same time, Bob will develop new relationships to grow the DEFTECH network to support new business opportunities in N.C.

Bob is a retired Special Forces SGM with over 30 years of special operations leadership starting from the 12-man SF Operational Detachment Alpha (SFODA).  He influenced, led, and drove strategic results through more than ten years of executive-level leadership to include 3-star general officer trusted advisor staff SGM for the U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC).  Bob deployed extensively across CENTCOM, EUCOM, and PACOM areas of operation/responsibility (AO/AOR) in support of U.S. security and strategic objectives.  Proven combat leadership refined through many engagements from the local village chief level through national military leadership levels and advised diplomatic efforts as well as military operations in sensitive security environments.

In addition to his military service, Bob’s experience includes Executive In Residence: Hacking for Defense (H4D) Lean Entrepreneurship for Special Operations at North Carolina State University.  Bob Served as a military mentor for Hacking for Defense and synchronized submission of problem statements for USSOCOM Special Operations capability needs.  He provided the connective link between the Special Operations Mentor network and North Carolina State University in support of operational objectives.  Encouraged innovation and experimentation in the development of a minimum viable product to solve Special Operations capability needs.

Bob is originally from Branchport, NY.  He received his Master’s degree in Executive Leadership from Liberty University.  He enjoys spending time with his family and helping people to grow and to develop their potential.  Bob is excited to keep his roots in the military community, defense, and security sectors in N.C.  Bob is helping North Carolina maintain and improve its status as the best place to innovate, live, work, and prosper.

NCMBC Key Information

  • NCMBC-assisted firms won 3,470 contracts – minimum value at $13.28 billion – from the NCMBC’s opening in 2005 through June 2020
  • FY2019: Federal agencies awarded $7.1 billion in prime contracts to companies in 98 of 100 North Carolina counties
  • FY2019: Department of Defense awarded $4.6 billion in prime contracts to companies in 80 of 100 North Carolina counties
  • NCMBC’s return on State investment: 33:1

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FACT SHEET

ORGANIZATIONAL CHART

FY19 NC FEDERAL AND DOD COUNTY TOTALS

2020 MISSION REPORT

FY19 FEDERAL SPENDING HEAT MAP

MAILING ADDRESS:
North Carolina Military Business Center
PO Box 1748
Fayetteville, NC 28303





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