Chuck Patterson joined ACES in May 2010 and is the Vice President of Maryland Operations. Chuck has supported the DoD 19 years with a focus in System Engineering. Current work includes leading efforts to integrate, test and deliver critical mission applications in support of an Intelligence Community customer. Mr. Patterson received the Agency's Director's Team Excellence Award in 2011 and 2014 while supporting two different mission focused teams. Prior work experience includes Project Management and Systems Engineering roles while with Northrop Grumman and Surface Warfare Officer while in the U.S. Navy. Graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1996 with a degree in Oceanography. Project Management Professional (PMP) as of 2004.