Chuck Beames

Chuck Beames

Chuck Beames 480 270 Asteroid Day

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.