May 7
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM EST

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April 27


Marriott Richmond
500 E Broad St,
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 643-3400

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Sponsored By

PPG Aerospace


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Join us for the 2018 NCMS Member Meeting and Luncheon

The 2018 NCMS Member Meeting, sponsored by PPG Aerospace, will be held on Monday, May 7 at the Marriott Richmond. Attendance is open to current and prospective NCMS members. This complimentary event is being held prior to the 2018 CTMA/DLA Partners Meeting

The event is free of charge and will feature a complimentary lunch and presentations by NCMS staff and current members.

Keynote Presenters

Brian Kornish

PPG’s Corporate Science & Technology
Program Manager – Government Contracts

Brian manages a portfolio of federally-funded research and development projects for coatings, adhesives, armor, and lightweighting. Prior to joining PPG, Brian worked in the train control and wireless communications industry.

Sam Lewis

Siemens Government Technologies
Vice President, Automation, Digital, and Electrification

Sam Lewis reports to the Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Government Technologies, Inc., a federally-focused security cleared U.S. organization and leading integrator of Siemens’ innovative products, technologies and services for programs and requirements at federal government agencies and departments. As Vice President for Automation, Digital, and Electrification Mr. Lewis leads operations and business development in the areas of marine applications, drives, business process optimization and automation. In this role he works closely with Siemens partners in the Digital Factory (DF), Process Industries and Drives (PD), and Siemens Dresser Rand divisions. Mr. Lewis is responsible for Siemens U.S. Navy Integrated Power and Energy System campaign which includes the integration of Siemens Teamcenter® software as the Service Lifecycle Management (SLM) backbone. Mr. Lewis also leads Siemens Government Technologies manufacturing operations in Wellsville, NY focused on the U.S. federal market for critical rotating equipment and power generation applications. Prior to this role Lewis served as the Vice President of Programs leading operations across Siemens Government Technologies’ portfolio including two large programs supporting infrastructure and security maintenance and modernization for contracts with the U.S. Department of State and Transportation Security Administration.

Ken Anderson

Universal Synaptics
President and CEO

Ken served in the United States Army; he is a member of the Army Aviation Association of America, a member of the American Legion, a member of the 11th Armored Cavalry “Blackhorse” Association, a member of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) and a Charter member of the Association of Airworthiness Professionals (AAP).  Mr. Anderson is on the Board of Directors for Universal Synaptics, also on the Board of Directors for the Defense Industrial Association (DIA), the Salt Lake Chamber Military Advisory Committee (MAC) Executive Committee and the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council.


  • Welcome
    Pam Hurt, Director of Membership and Communications
  • State of NCMS
    Dana Ellis, NCMS Senior Program Manager
  • NCMS Member Panel:
    Using the NCMS Network to Support Business Growth and Strategy

    Brian Kornish, PPG
    Sam Lewis, Siemens
    Ken Anderson, Universal Synaptics
  • Sponsor Presentation: PPG Aerospace
    Brian Kornish, PPG
  • Thank You and Wrap Up
    Rick Jarman, NCMS President, and Chief Executive Officer


Bookings are closed for this event.