ABDG to Attend the National Guard Annual Conference

Arlington, VA., August 22, 2011- American Business Development Group is proud to announce that we will be supporting our client base, including the twelve exhibiting, at the upcoming 133rd National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) General Conference and Exhibition in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The conference will begin on Friday, August 26, 2011 and run through Monday, August 29, 2011. This annual conference will bring together more than 4,000 National Guard members, the 54 Adjutants General from the 54 States, Territories and the District of Columbia, as well as defense officials, industry representatives, and lawmakers. There will also be over 340 companies exhibiting and demonstrating their technology at the conference.

American Business Development Group has long supported NGAUS and the National Guard. As Bill Skipper, ABDG President and NGAUS Legion De Lafayette Member, stated, “Many of us have spent our entire professional careers supporting the men and women of the National Guard and remain committed to the mission of NGAUS.” In addition to Bill Skipper, American Business Development Group will have over 20 members of our team at the conference to include:

  • Major General (Retired) Stan Spears, former Adjutant General of South Carolina
  • Major General (Retired) Martha Rainville, former Adjutant General of Vermont
  • Brigadier General (Retired) Daryl McCall, former Deputy Command General ARNG USA Field Artillery Center and School
  • Command Sergeant Major (Retired) Frank Lever, former Command Sergeant Major of the Army National Guard
  • Colonel (Retired) Jim LeNoir, former Chief of Logistics for the Army National Guard
  • Colonel (Retired) Randy Krug, former Chief of Training for the Army National Guard
  • Colonel (Retired) John Taylor, former Chief Operations Officer of the Army National Guard
  • Colonel (Retired) Earl Yerrick, former Aviation and Safety Officer of the South Carolina Army National Guard
  • Chief Master Sergeant (Retired) Roger Hagen of the Wyoming Air National Guard
  • Master Sergeant (Retired) Mike Cline, former Executive Director of the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS)

For over 15 years American Business Development Group has provided our clients with targeted advice and support in the areas of defense automotive and logistics, tactical wheeled vehicles, weapons, simulations, power management and the National Guard marketplace. ABDG will be in booth number 175 and would appreciate the opportunity to discuss ways our company can assist your company in gaining market share in this very exciting component of the DOD during these challenging times. Please visit us or let Mike Bennis know when we can schedule a meeting with our team in our booth by emailing Mike at or calling him at 410-353-7910 anytime during the week or at the show.