S. Bradford Antle
President & CEO
Salient Federal Solutions Inc.
Prior to joining SI International, Antle was named the first director of Washington Technical Operations for Lockheed Martin in 1996. Within three years of establishing the new engineering division, Antle built the organization to more than 1,700 engineers, supporting 21 sites and 70 programs.
Antle began his corporate career at General Electric in 1985, as a senior systems engineer. After successfully spearheading a variety of systems engineering assignments, he was selected in 1990 to form a Quality Engineering department of 150 professionals, supporting more than $400 million in development contracts. In 1992, Antle was promoted to senior program manager for a 110-person, multi-site program with overseas operations.
Before joining General Electric, Antle served in the U.S. Navy for eight years as a surface warfare oficer and was deputy department head for systems engineering at one of the Navy's software development facilities for tactical embedded systems. Following his release from active military service, Antle served in the Naval Reserve, holding several reserve commands, including his last command of a Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division unit. He retired from the Naval Reserves with the rank of captain.
Antle earned a master's degree in engineering from Penn State University, a Master in Business Administration from the National University in San Diego and a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Maryland.
Antle is active in numerous community and business organizations such as the OnPoint advisory board; the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) board; chair of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), board of directors of Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington, and past chairman of the Board for the Software & Systems Consortium. Additionally, he has served as past secretary on the board of Celebrate Fairfax. He and his wife, Jean, have a daughter and live in Haymarket, Va.