Pete Pflugrath

Pete Pflugrath

Executive Vice President, Markets & Growth

Pete leads the team responsible for business development and customer relationships, aligning LMI’s resources, investments, and strategic focus. His prior executive leadership roles at LMI include interim chief growth officer, vice president of logistics, and vice president of business development for the defense market. Pete joined LMI from American Systems, where he served as general manager/vice president and subsequently chief growth officer.

With more than 30 years’ experience delivering advanced research and development solutions and ready-to-field systems, Pete has supported defense, intelligence, law enforcement, and healthcare missions across the federal government. He established and managed a federal law enforcement agency’s largest biometric and forensic laboratory. As a logistics subject matter expert, he deployed in support of U.S. military operations to include Operation Desert Storm (Saudi Arabia and Kuwait), Operation Restore Hope (Somalia), and Operation Enduring Freedom (Bosnia). Pete’s work was recognized and awarded “Best Fielded Artificial Intelligence System in the Department of Defense (DoD)” by the National Defense Industrial Association and “Best Information Sharing Application in DoD” by the DoD Office of the Chief Information Officer.

Pete holds a bachelor’s in computer science from the College of William & Mary and a master’s in software engineering from George Mason University. He currently serves on the board of advisors for the Berkeley Public Policy Center for Security in Politics. For many years, he was co-chair of the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Technical Committee and served on various expert panels focused on technology and society.