William “Willy” Bain
International Operations & Services Group, Inc. (IOSG)
Willy Bain is currently president of International Operations and Services Group, Inc. (IOSG), a consulting firm specializing in foreign business operations and material acquisition. He is also general manager of Flight Test Partners LLC., a joint venture whose members include Electronic Warfare Associates, Flight Test Aerospace, Aerodynamics Inc., Flight Test Aviation and Facilities Security Inc.
Prior to his current responsibilities, he was Northrop Grumman’s Director for Counter-Narcoterrorism Global Support Group. In this role, he directed a team of 52 U.S. corporations and universities that support the U.S. Department of Defense and other government agencies in their Counter-Narcoterrorism activities under the CNTPO ID/IQ. He successfully led this group for five years, achieving exceptional program growth and becoming the most successful prime contractor supporting this $15 billion ID/IQ.
Prior to his employment with Northrop Grumman, Bain led an IT consulting firm for two years. Serving as president, he expanded the company’s revenues tenfold and was recognized as one of Tampa’s small business leaders by the Tampa Marketing Association.
His military service consisted of 25 years of active duty as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corp. He completed that career as a professional acquisition executive with more than 15 years of program director, program management, project engineer, product test director and test pilot experience. His assignment included military director of a U.S. government research and engineering laboratory and commander of a U.S. Marine Corps aviation test organization.
Bain has a Master of Industrial Management from the University of Phoenix, with additional graduate studies in aerospace system engineering and business administration from the University of West Florida and University of Tampa respectively, as well as a degree in international studies from the Air University in Montgomery, AL. He received his Bachelor of Science in engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD.