North American Rescue Appoints New President Samuel D. Wyman III

North American Rescue, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Samuel D. ("Sam") Wyman III to the critical role of President and Member of the Board of Directors.

Press Release (PressBurner) Oct 19, 2009 - Greer, SC - North American Rescue, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Samuel D. ("Sam") Wyman III to the critical role of President and Member of the Board of Directors. "We are excited to welcome Sam to our team. Sam adds invaluable management experience and will allow us to accelerate our M&A strategy, grow our international sales opportunities and access advanced research and technologies," states Vice Chairman Robert Castellani.

Mr. Wyman was most recently a member of a prestigious Washington D.C. consulting firm where he supported mid-cap to Fortune 500 companies in the Defense, Aerospace, and International markets with his expertise in strategic business development, competitive intelligence, capture planning and Merger and Acquisitions (M&A).

Previously, Mr. Wyman was the EADS Executive in charge of Homeland Security and then Research and Technology (R&T) for the U.S.  In this capacity, he had oversight responsibility for a variety of major EADS programs with DHS, as well as technology development programs.  He also was responsible for First Responders’ products and National Guard efforts.  Additionally he served on the Board of EADS NA’s Political Action Committee and was responsible for market and technical assessments for three (3) major M&A activities.

Mr. Wyman has held several senior executive positions with both public and private companies including: Division President and Officer of Harris Corporation, Partner in a Washington D.C. ("K Street") Consulting and Investment Banking Firm, Principal at Booz Allen and Hamilton, and an executive with General Dynamics.  Mr. Wyman served in the White House Science Office as a Senior Policy Analyst responsible for a variety of technology issues including being the Executive Secretary of the FCCSET Committee on International Technology. He also held senior positions at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) where he was responsible for a variety of classified programs.

Mr. Wyman graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and later earned a Master’s degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology.  He is a decorated Vietnam War helicopter pilot, former Assistant Professor at the United States Military Academy, a Research Officer with NASA Langley, and a former Assistant Program Manager for the Apache AH-64 Attack Helicopter.

Mr. Wyman currently lives with his wife Susan and son, Jack, in Fairfax Station, Virginia.  He is a Wounded Warrior Mentor for a soldier seriously wounded in Afghanistan and volunteers to support youth activities in Fairfax County.  He also has two grown daughters, Jennifer and Katherine, living in Atlanta, GA and a grown son, Ryan, living in Lorton, VA.

"It's an honor and a privilege  to join NAR because NAR has made such a dramatically positive impact on saving lives on the modern battlefield in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as with our First Responders here at home.  In addition, NAR makes very significant philanthropic contributions to support soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines when they return home," says Wyman.

North American Rescue, Inc., based in Greer, South Carolina, has enjoyed the honor of serving their country, community, and customers for over a decade. By providing innovative casualty care solutions to first responders, health care professionals, and security forces at home and abroad, NAR is leading the fray to decrease preventable death on the battlefield, whether it be a foreign combat zone or the streets of America.

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Release Date: 
Monday, October 19, 2009 - 9:30am
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Defense, samuel wyman, north american rescue, President
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