Ron Trowbridge assumed the position of Chairman, Blackwatch International, in 2018. He brings seasoned operations and business development experience in both the defense and civilian sectors of the federal information technology (IT) and engineering services marketplace.
Mr. Trowbridge has executive experience with both large (Sperry Corporation and United Technologies) and small enterprises. He led the development of RS Information Systems, Inc. (RSIS) from a small $10 million dollar company with 85 employees to a company with 2000 skilled professionals serving a diverse government client base nationwide. The company had a “booked business” backlog in excess of a billion dollars and revenues of $365 million annually. RSIS was one of the fastest growing companies in the country making it into the Washington Technologies Fast 50 an unprecedented 8 years in a row. This growth was experienced “organically,” through excellent performance and aggressive marketing. Mr. Trowbridge led the sale of RSIS to Wyle Corporation.
After the sale of RSIS, Mr. Trowbridge remained as an owner and partnership consultant for Energy Enterprise Solutions (EES), LLC, a populated joint-venture company specializing in high technology solutions for the Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). EES achieved revenues exceeding $1.7B over the seven year life of this joint venture agreement.
Mr. Trowbridge holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin and is a graduate of the Yale University Executive Management Program. He is a Life Member of the U.S. Navy League and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA).