Vice Admiral Landay retired in 2013 after more than 35 years of Naval service. His final assignment was as Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) where he was in charge of the $400B DoD program responsible for the sale of equipment, defense technologies, training and other services to foreign governments. His prior assignments included Commanding Officer of the USS AQUILA (PHM 4) and the USS PAUL HAMILTON (DDG 60), Program Executive Officer for the Navy’s Littoral and Mine Warfare programs, Chief of Naval Research – where he oversaw the S&T programs for the Navy and Marine Corps, and Program Executive Officer ships – where he was responsible for all non-nuclear shipbuilding programs. Mr. Landay is a DoD level three certified acquisition professional and an expert in C4I Systems. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of VT Halter Marine and SAFE Boats International and is a senior Advisor at Avascent International and the Potomac Institute of Policy Studies.