Ray Compton

Raymond Compton

Fellow, Solutions Architecture

Ray Compton, a retired U.S. Army colonel, joined LMI in 2019 and serves as a principal for National Security Science & Technology, supporting internal and external LMI stakeholders in the strategic development of integrated solutions for capability gaps in national defense. Ray has over 30 years of leadership and strategic experience from working with all aspects of the acquisition lifecycle, from research and development to production of complex systems supporting our national defense. His most recent position was chief of staff of Combat Capability Development Command (CCDC), where he led the staff in a large transformation, shaping the processes and structures of the newly formed CCDC and its effort to modernize the Army for the future.

Ray is Department of Defense Level III certified in program management. He has a master’s in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College, a master’s in simulation modeling and analysis from the University of Central Florida, a graduate certificate in training simulation from the University of Central Florida, and a bachelor’s in computer science from Christopher Newport University. Ray is a member of the local Association of the United States Army, AFCEA, and SCRA chapters in the Aberdeen Proving Ground area.