Carroll "Rick" Sunner is an Air Force veteran with over 28 years of experience in leveraging technology to solve tough challenges. On active duty, Rick served as a satellite operations, and operational test and evaluation engineer, a professional military education instructor and curriculum developer, and project manager. After retiring from active duty, he continued to support the Department of Defense as an Acquisition Analyst with C2Kinetics, an Agile Project Manager with Accenture, and a Strategy and Technology Consultant and Agile Project Manager with Booz Allen Hamilton. Rick holds a PMP certification from the Project Management Institute in addition to being a Certified ScrumMaster. Rick is also an experienced Product Owner.
In his current assignment, Rick is assisting the Air Force Space Command in system engineering, strategy and planning, and capability development for Global Information Grid access. In this capacity, he is leading an Agile effort to develop simulation capability for accessing the DoD networks from anywhere on the planet. The Air Force will use this simulation capability to analyze warfighter missions and technologies for network access using commercial satellites.
Booz Allen Hamilton,
April 2009 - Present, O'Fallon, IL, United States
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Previous, Active Duty Officer, Project Manager, Consultant
October 1984 - April 2009, Various, Various, United States
I enlisted in the Air Force (AF), then finished my bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering to become an officer. While on active duty, I performed duties as a satellite engineer in Global Positioning System (GPS) operations; developed operational test and evaluation plans and methodologies for GPS; taught junior AF officers at Squadron Officer School (SOS), then developed curriculum for SOS and the Air and Space Basic Course; led the Operations Support Directorate in the 53d Weapons Evaluation Group; and managed the AF' Global Command and Control System (GCCS) program.
After retiring from active duty, I continued to support the Department of Defense as a contractor, providing acquisition strategy and technology consulting services.