Mr. Sharon has participated in national security and defense policy, strategy, and capabilities development for over 30 years, including 10 years of senior-level experience with the joint staff, combatant commands, and Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). He has led large, complex organizations, developed teams, and managed administration, personnel, and resources. He leads lifecycle business development—including marketing, capture management, and proposals—for LMI's defense market, developing and advancing a complex opportunity pipeline. He also builds relationships with current and potential customers as well as industry teammates to strengthen LMI's market presence.
Mr. Sharon was director for business development for The Tauri Group from January 2018 until its acquisition by LMI in February 2019. He worked for Analytic Services, Inc. from 2012 to 2017. His roles included senior countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) expert, business developer, manager of the joint warfighting division, mission area director for joint operations, and senior advisor to the CEO. Pat was a senior CWMD subject matter expert, program manager, and business developer with Booz Allen Hamilton from 2009 to 2012.
Mr. Sharon retired from the U.S. Army as a colonel after a 26-year career, concentrated on the development of joint chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) defense warfighting requirements and establishing priorities for CBRN defenses. He served as deputy director, Joint Requirements Office for CBRN Defense; Force Structure, Resources, and Assessment Directorate (J-8) from December 2006 until April 2009. Prior senior staff and command assignments included deputy director for Counterproliferation Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy; commander, 84th Chemical Battalion; and counterproliferation planner at the Nuclear and Counterproliferation Division, Directorate of Strategic Plans and Policy (J-5), the Joint Staff.
Pat holds a bachelor’s in forensic science from Jacksonville State University, a master’s in administration from Central Michigan University, a master’s in military arts and sciences from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and a master’s in national resources strategy from National Defense University.