President

Sinclair Harris serves as LMI’s vice president of business development for the defense sector. Mr. Harris retired as a rear admiral after a 34-year career in the United States Navy. His service culminated as the vice director for operations to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

During his distinguished career, he led joint, combined, multinational, and interagency organizations both at sea and ashore across all aspects of defense, including full-spectrum operations, program management, strategic planning, and execution. Mr. Harris was also commander of the U.S. Fourth Fleet, leading U.S. Naval forces assigned to the U.S. Southern Command.

Mr. Harris has been published in numerous journals on the topics of surface warfare, combat logistics, irregular warfare, and leadership. He earned a BS in economics from James Madison University, an MS in operations research from the Naval Postgraduate School, and an MS in defense and strategic studies from the University of Madras, India. Mr. Harris voluntarily serves as chairman of the Maritime Policy Committee of the Navy League of the United States, chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association Expeditionary Warfare Division, senior advisor to the National Naval Officers Association, is a member of the board of directors for the Surface Navy Association, and is a member of the Northern Virginia Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association.

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