RADM Steve Eastburg, USN, Ret. Joins Smartronix as Executive Vice President
Maryland - 22 January 2013 -
Smartronix is pleased to
announce that Steve Eastburg has joined the company as Executive
Vice President, Engineering Solutions. Based out of the
Headquarters office in Hollywood, Maryland, Steve has
responsibility for leading Smartronix' strategy for providing
mission-focused engineering solutions to a global network of
military, Government, and commercial clients.
Prior to joining Smartronix, Steve completed a
31-year career in the U.S. Navy and most recently served as the
Vice Commander of the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) in
Patuxent River, Maryland. Responsibilities included leadership
of 37,000 professionals working at seven major NAVAIR sites
across the nation performing research, development, acquisition,
test and evaluation, and life-cycle sustainment of Navy and
Marine Corps aircraft and weapons systems.
Steve served in numerous leadership positions
supporting the Naval aviation warfighter. His command
responsibilities included: Program Executive Officer - Air
ASW, Assault, and Special Mission Programs; Commander Naval Air
Warfare Center Aircraft Division; NAVAIR Chief Engineer.
He previously served as the Program Manager for maritime
surveillance aircraft (PMA-290) and commanded Air Test and
Evaluation Squadron Twenty (VX-20). His fleet operational
experience was in aircraft carrier-based anti-submarine warfare
squadrons, where he flew the S-3A/B Viking.
Steve is a
graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, where he earned a B.S.
degree in mechanical engineering. Steve additionally earned M.S.
and AeE degrees in aeronautical engineering from the Naval
Postgraduate School, and an M.S. degree in systems management
from the University of Southern California. He is a graduate of
the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School.