Brett B. Lambert
Proxy Board Member
Proxy Board of Sparton, an Elbit Systems of America Company
Mr. Lambert is Managing Director of The Densmore Group, LLC, a national security and intelligence consultancy. Prior, he served as Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Northrop Grumman, Executive-in-Residence with Renaissance Strategic Advisors, and Senior Fellow at the National Defense Industrial Association.
In his early career, Mr. Lambert worked with defense and intelligence firms, including DFI International, a national security consultancy. Before that, he worked for the U.S. Department of State at the American Embassy in New Delhi.
Mr. Lambert was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy by President Barak Obama. He was awarded the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service and the Medal for Distinguished Public Service, as well as the National Defense Industrial Association Gold Medal.
Mr. Lambert attended graduate school at Jawaharlal Nehru University on a Rotary Graduate Scholarship received during his senior year at Kansas State University. He also worked as an independent journalist in India, Pakistan, and Burma.
A life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Mr. Lambert is also a Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Chairman of the Board of the Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Institute (Carnegie Mellon University), and a board member of The Henry L. Stimson Center. He was appointed by the Secretary of Defense to the Department ofDefense’s Reserve Forces Policy Board. He also serves on the Boards of the National Defense Industrial Association, ASTRO America, British Telcom Federal, MBDA USA, and on the Board of Advisors of Ginkgo Bioworks, as well as the Dean’s Advisory Council for Kansas State University Polytechnic.