AEgis Technologies Announces Reorganization and Promotions


New Business Unit Structure Focuses on Customer Service, Technology and Solutions

The AEgis Technologies Group has reorganized into two Business Units, Defense Services and Technology Solutions, to better support its customers and execute the company’s strategic plan for growth.

“Our company continues to successfully pursue its vision for the future despite changes in government direction, budget cycles and the ups and downs of the economy,” said Steve Hill, President and CEO of AEgis Technologies.  “By focusing our team on the unique challenges of our customers and targeting our expertise on their specific problems, our internal organization will be better aligned to offer the superior level of service and support our customers demand.  We expect the realignment to accelerate our diversification of solutions within Aerospace, Defense, Training, Simulation, Nanotechnology and additional commercial markets.”

Effective immediately, Lance Cooper will lead the Defense Services Business Unit as Executive Vice-President and David King will lead the Technology Solutions Business Unit, also as Executive Vice- President.  Cooper, a 25-year veteran of the Aerospace/Defense industry, has contributed substantially to the growth of the company over his nine years with AEgis. King brings 25 years of experience in modeling and simulation, and has led the fastest growing group over the last seven years as the AEgis Vice-President of Simulation Development.

Hill further commented, “This organizational change allows us to expedite the development of the systems and processes unique to Services and Products businesses, and capitalize on the rare talent and strengths of the people in these groups. Our Business Units, and their leadership, will continue to ensure our commitment to the execution of programs and product development with integrity and excellence while delivering the highest quality, cost effective solutions to our customers.”

Additional promotions have been made to support the expansion of the Technology Solutions Business Unit. Del Beilstein, a former Army Aviation officer and business development director, has been promoted to Vice-President for Business Development.  Additionally, Mark McDaniel, a 30+ year Aerospace/Defense operations veteran, has been promoted to Vice-President of the Simulation Development Group.

About The AEgis Technologies Group Inc.

AEgis was recently awarded the 2012 Small Business of the Year (Outstanding Small Business category 51-350 employees) and the 2012 Russell G. Brown Executive Leadership Award for excellence in leadership and entrepreneurship to AEgis President & CEO Steve Hill by the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce.  Also, AEgis was recently awarded one of the Top 20 Best Places to Work for 2012 by the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County and the North Alabama Society for Human Resource Management. 

AEgis Technologies is a privately held small business headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, USA, that provides advanced technology and expert consulting services to industries throughout the world.  AEgis specializes in modeling & simulation (M&S) and micro/nanoscale technology development.  The company’s M&S products and services include simulation software and training simulators; geospatial databases; 3D models; Warfighter exercise support; systems engineering and analysis; verification, validation, and accreditation (VV&A); test and evaluation support; Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) and Man-in-the-Loop (MIL) simulation..   AEgis’ Nanogenesis Division excels in advancing cutting edge micro and nanoscale technologies from concept to deployment with applications ranging from defense to energy to biotechnology.


AEgis has enjoyed steady growth with revenues increasing to $65 million in sales and employment of 275+ professionals. AEgis has been instrumental in the acceptance of M&S as a profession, as a graduate program of study among many colleges and universities and in the creation of an M&S standards and professional certification across the international M&S professional community-of-practice. Since its founding in 1989, AEgis is committed to honesty and integrity and was recognized for its honorable business practices by receiving the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Ethics Award. The company’s highly skilled work force is dedicated to building lasting relationships and providing superior products and services to our customers.

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Georgina Chapman

Business Development Analyst

The AEgis Technologies Group Inc.

410 Jan Davis Drive

Huntsville, AL 35806

Office: 256.922.0802 ext. 1588

Fax: 256.922.0904

Published Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

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