American Business Development Group to Attend the 2021 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exhibition

American Business Development Group (ABDG) is pleased to announce we will be attending the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exhibition, October 11th-13th, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

With so few in-person Defense Industry/Government events in the past year, this major conference presents the opportunity to reconnect with Government and Industry Senior Leaders, reenergize current working relationships and pursue new opportunities in the defense sector.

If you are in or want to get involved in defense sector work as a prime or supplier, you should not miss this conference. If you need help to improve your competitive edge in the defense market, stop by our booth, 1704, to schedule an opportunity to talk with our team.

Key members of our team attending the Conference include:

  • William H. (Bill) Skipper – Founder and President of American Business Development Group.  Over 25 years of experience in Department of Defense procurement and legislative affairs.  Pioneered the use of the Federal Market Assessment (FMA) and continues to play a critical role in bringing new technologies to the modern warfighter.
  • MG (R) Roger Nadeau – Former Commanding General of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command and the Army Test and Evaluation Command; Former Program Executive Officer for both Ground Combat Systems and Combat Support/Combat Service Support.
  • Jim LeNoir – Recognized as a subject matter expert in the areas of logistics, transportation, force management, resource management and strategic planning, Jim is a former Chief of Logistics for the Army National Guard. He has experience directing the fielding and re-distributing over 30,000 items of equipment in support of Army National Guard units deploying to Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • Kent Moorhouse – Has extensive military experience in the defense automotive industry. Kent is a former Procurement Contracting Officer for the Project Manager, Stryker Brigade Combat Team. Kent is also the former Chief of Ground Combat Readiness, Defense Logistics Agency.
  • Mike Ford – Recognized as a subject matter expert in Army aviation operations and air and ground safety, Mike is a former Chief of the Safety and Standardization Branch of the Army National Guard’s Aviation and Safety Division.
If you would like more information on how ABDG can assist your organization in the Defense, National Guard and Homeland Security markets please stop by our booth, 1704, or visit our website.

ABDG is an internationally respected, full spectrum business development consulting firm located in Vienna, Virginia with representatives located in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Our expertise lies in the Defense, National Guard and Homeland Security markets. Our team consists of former military professionals with strong systems requirements, acquisition, and sustainment expertise. For more information visit