Mr. Richard McConn is the Chairman of the Board of the National Defense Industrial Association and is also the CEO and founder of M International Inc., a United States government subcontractor and export management company. Prior to founding M International, Mr. McConn was the director of Corporate Planning and Development for Flight Safety International, Inc. He retired as a lieutenant colonel from the USAF Reserve and served in a variety of positions as an active and reserve duty officer, including an assignment as the White House Aide to the President of the United States.
Mr. McConn graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1966 with a BS in International Affairs. He is currently on the boards of M International, Inc., Moroccan – American Museum in Tangiers, Morocco, the Falcon Foundation, and the National Defense Industrial Association. He received the U.S. Air Force Academy Distinguished Graduate Award in 2011.