The Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lieutenant General William E. Mortensen, USA (Ret.), Chairman and CEO, Mortensen and Associates, LLC, along with Mr. Rye Barcott, a commercial associate at Duke Energy and cofounder of Carolina for Kibera, Inc., to the company's Board of Directors.
"The extensive leadership experience of General Mortensen, coupled with his in-depth logistics expertise gained through over three decades of service to our country will prove invaluable to the Board and the IDB in all its undertakings," said Chairman of the IDB Board of Directors and former North Carolina Governor James G. Martin.
About Lieutenant General William E. Mortensen, USA (Ret.):
Lieutenant General Mortensen held many and varied multi-functional logistics assignments and key strategic positions throughout the U.S. Army and in combatant commands.
acquired a vast array of on-the-ground logistics and leadership experience, serving in peace and war in the USA, Germany, Bosnia and Iraq.
35 years in the service as the U.S. Army Materiel Command's
Deputy Commanding General at Fort Belvoir, VA. where he
met all the Army's
logistics, acquisition and technology support and materiel demands until his
retirement in August 2008.
He resides in Southport, NC and is the Chairman & CEO of Mortensen and Associates, LLC, a consulting firm.
is also an IDB Executive Fellow Emeritus and served in the Class of 2009-2010.
He holds a Masters in Business Administration from Boston University and also graduated from the Army War College in Carlisle, PA. Mortensen holds a BS in Finance from Montana State University.