Richard Vanderhyde

Mr. Vanderhyde is Director, Business Development for Peridot Solutions and senior executive with over 35 years of experience in corporate management and business development. He has worked for small and large technical services companies supporting the DOD, NAVAIR, NAVSEA, SPAWAR, DHS, DOS, VA, FAA, and NASA on information technology and aerospace related activities. His skill sets include performing corporate and division line management, business development, capture management, proposal management, process development, and systems engineering. He has an excellent working knowledge of government contracting, acquisition policies/procedures, and the Shipley business development process.

Mr. Vanderhyde has experience with the many facets of marketing, merger and acquisition, congressional lobbying, and team building for proposals to win business supporting the Federal government. He worked for QinetiQ NA as the Vice President Capture and Proposals and Director of Proposal Management at ManTech International and Executive Vice President at Delta Security Technologies. He also served in the Navy as a carrier based fighter pilot flying the F-4J Phantom II on the USS Independence CVA 62.