Dr. Brett Ulander
Logistics Services International - Speaker / Sponsor
Brett Ulander hails from Rockville, MD. After graduating from University of Maryland in 1982 with a degree in Behavioral Science,
Brett went to work for IBM working in contract administration. In February 1983, he entered Naval Aviation Officer Candidate School
in Pensacola, FL and was commissioned as an Ensign in the United States Navy in June of 1983. After completing flight training in
October 1984, Brett received his “Wings of Gold” as a Naval Aviator. Brett amassed over 4000 flight hours and earned his
Commercial Single/Multi-engine Instrument pilot rating during his 20 year Navy career flying T-34, T-44 and P-3 aircraft. While in the
Navy, Brett completed seven flying tours, six in the P-3 aircraft. Brett served as a Mission Commander during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm flying with Special Projects Unit TWO. From 1996-1997, Brett served as Officer in Charge, Patrol Wing ONE Diego Garcia, B.I.O.T., supporting P-3 Operations throughout the Fifth and Seventh Fleets; and he completed his career as Director of the Navy’s Crew Resource Management School at Naval Aviation Schools Command, Pensacola, Florida. During his tour in Pensacola, Brett completed his final requirements for a Doctor of Psychology degree (PsyD) from California Coast University in April of 2002. After retiring in 2003 from the Navy, Brett went to work in the defense industry working for Organizational Strategies Incorporated, SAIC, OPINICUS Corporation and currently at Logistic Services International (LSI) at Cecil Commerce Center where he serves as the Director, Marketing and Customer Relations. Brett has served in leadership positions in Program Management, Business Area Management, Capture Management and Business Development over the past 14 years. Brett received his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in May of 2006, attended the Defense Acquisition University’s (DAU) elite ten week Program Manager’s Course PMT-401 in 2008 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. In 2009-2010, Brett served as the Vice President, Central Florida Navy League and then in 2010 was appointed by his peers to serve as Deputy, National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA) where he currently serves as the Secretary of the NTSA Executive Committee. Brett is currently serving as the inaugural President of the newly formed NDIA First Coast Chapter. In his off time, Brett is active in the Fleming Island community at Hibernia Baptist Church, he is an avid motorcycle rider and flies single and multi-engine aircraft. Brett is married to the former Ms. Lisa Billmyre. Together they have three grown children; Mark, Brittany and Chad and one awesome grandbaby Carter Michael Kirk.