Elbit Systems of America, LLC, announced today that Ted Fordyce has been promoted to lead the company’s Washington Operations office and serve as the company’s principal representative in the greater Washington, D.C., region.
Fordyce currently serves as vice president of government relations and has been with the company since 2015.
In his expanded role as vice president for Washington operations, Fordyce will be responsible for:
- Advancing, protecting and winning support for the company’s priority interests.
- Serving as the company’s liaison to the White House, U.S. Congress, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and other executive and legislative offices.
- Maintaining close working relationships with the leadership and government relations staffs of Elbit Systems of America’s industry partners.
- Engaging with numerous industry, military, embassies, and government organizations.
Fordyce is a United States Air Force combat veteran with over 27 years of service, most recently serving as the legislative affairs director for the United States Special Operations Command. Previous assignments included vice wing commander for the 1st Special Operations Wing; senior military assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-intensity Conflict; chief of the Commander’s Action Group for Air Force Special Operations Command; and commander, 16th Special Operations Squadron.
Fordyce earned his bachelor’s degree from the Citadel and master’s degrees from Troy University and the Naval War College.
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