Hera Systems selects General Lance Lord to Chair its Advisory Board

Newly Established Advisory Board Will Play Key Role in Guiding Company Innovation and Strategy

Monday, 22 August 2022
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Hera Systems is proud to announce that General (ret) Lance W. Lord, has accepted the position of Chair of the Hera Systems Advisory Board.

General Lord brings leadership experience earned through a distinguished 37-year career in the U.S. Air Force, including Commander of Air Force Space Command (AFSC). He extended these accomplishments with more recent contributions in the private sector.

“We are pleased to have General Lord lead the Hera Systems Advisory Board,” said Dr Roger Roberts, Hera Systems President and CEO. “His strong leadership in the US Air Force combined with the extensive industry experience will play an instrumental role in advising and guiding the company’s future strategy, and Lance will be an invaluable asset to our company moving forward,” continued Roberts.

“I am delighted to join the Hera Systems Advisory Board as chair, and I’m eager to contribute to the continued growth of such a progressive company,” stated Ret. Gen. Lord. “I am extremely impressed with Hera Systems’ vision and unwavering commitment to addressing critical national security issues through robust small satellite technologies.”

Gen. Lord retired in April 2006 after 37 years of military service. He last served as Commander of Air Force Space Command during which he was responsible for the development, acquisition, and operation of Air Force Space and Missile weapon systems. He led more than 39,700 personnel who provided space and intercontinental ballistic missile combat capabilities to North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Strategic Command.

Gen. Lord currently serves as a member of the Boards of Aerojet Rocketdyne, Frequency Electronics and BONEAL Aerospace. Gen. Lord is the Chairman of the Board and founder of Omniteq headquartered in Austin, TX. He is the 2014 recipient of the American Astronautical Society Military Astronautics Award, Senior Associate of the Four Star Group, a member of Iridium Corporation’s Government Advisory Board, and President of the Association of Air Force Missileers.