Charles Beames

Charles Beames

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Executive Chairman at York Space Systems and Chairman, SmallSat Alliance.  Prior to his current chairmanships, he was President of Vulcan Aerospace, responsible for asset allocation within a privately held aerospace investment portfolio exceeding $1B. From 2009 to 2013, he was the senior executive at the Pentagon responsible for all space & intelligence acquisitions, exceeding $80B annually. 

He has a unique combination of leadership and expertise in space and military systems, engineering, legislative affairs and business. His 30-year legacy in the Department of Defense includes the development and deployment of transformational airborne, ground and space based systems.