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Mission Secure Appoints U.S. Army Veteran Bob McAleer as President, Mission Secure Defense

By CIOReview | Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Mission Secure has announced the appointment of U.S. Army and industry veteran Bob McAleer as the President of Mission Secure Defense.

FREMONT, CA: Mission Secure, a major industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity technology organization, has announced the appointment of U.S. Army and industry veteran Bob McAleer as the President of Mission Secure Defense. The company has a history of providing cybersecurity solutions for the U.S. military.

According to George Coyle, Managing Partner at Energy Innovation Capital and Mission Secure board member, "A generational shift has changed the world of industrial cybersecurity, and protection of highly complex and sophisticated military control systems is no exception. Mission Secure was founded on the premise of protecting these military control systems from cyber threats, and the company is uniquely positioned to lead the world in this regard. And with Bob's skill sets and leadership, we will continue to drive the growth of the Mission Secure Defense business."

McAleer has a strong track record of providing results. Before Mission Secure, McAleer has served as the Chief Operating Officer at Military System Group in Nashville, Tennessee. The company designs and manufactures weapons mounts, and he had the responsibility for revenue, engineering, and manufacturing. During his tenure, the organization ventured into new markets, raised revenue and employees by 300 percent, and earnings by considerably more. McAleer even serves on the Utah-based Airborne ECS board, which is an industry-leading thermal management organization. It designs and manufactures environmental control systems for the commercial and aviation industry.

In 27 years with the U.S. Army, Bob helped critical warfighting billets in airborne artillery, Stryker infantry, and special operations units. The units consist of 75th Ranger Regiment and Delta Force. He has also spent eleven years overseas and six in command, which involves a knowledge of the Fires Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. McAleer also served as the Chief of Exercises, Chief of Future Operations for U.S. Forces Korea, Chief of Staff of the Army's Legislative Liaison, and lastly finished on Capitol Hill monitoring the U.S. Army's Senate Liaison Division.