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Bernard (Barry) McCullough was appointed vice president of Business Strategy for Mission Systems and Training (MST) in December 2012. In this capacity, Mr. McCullough is responsible for working across the MST enterprise to analyze the business’ strengths and opportunities. Mr. McCullough also serves as Business Development vice president of MST’s New Ventures line of business. In this role, he is responsible for increasing New Ventures’ presence in commercial and adjacent markets.
Most recently, Mr. McCullough served as vice president of Business Strategy for Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Sensors (MS2) where he was responsible for growing MS2’s business strategy in core and adjacent markets.
Mr. McCullough joined Lockheed Martin in 2011 after serving more than 36 years in the U.S. Navy where he rose to the rank of Vice Admiral before retiring in October 2011. His final billet saw him serving as Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/Commander, U.S. 10th Fleet, where he oversaw the creation of the command and the development of Navy cyber capability from a supporting role to a supported operational domain. He served in many positions of increasing responsibility, including Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Integration of Capabilities (OPNAV N8) and Director of Surface Warfare (OPNAV N86). He had numerous commands at sea, including an Aegis cruiser and two carrier strike groups.
He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a bachelor’s of science degree in naval architecture and received a master’s of science degree in strategic resource management from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at National Defense University.