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Aerospace Business Development Associates (ABDA)

Dr. Lance Chenault, President, CEO, and co-owner of Aerospace Business Development Associates (ABDA), Inc.  brought 30 years of federal government and commercial program management and business development experience when joining the company in 2008. Dr. Chenault purchased the company in 2016 and you’ll find this type of extensive career experience across the board with Team ABDA, executing his vision to apply the career skills and experience  to promote and extend Client business objectives within Aerospace and Defense.

Relationship building is cited as paramount to the Fairborn, Ohio company’s mantra. Four field office locations including Columbus, Ohio, Ft. Walton Beach, Fla, Melbourne, Fla. and Tullahoma, Tenn. exist to serve a broad audience of stakeholders.

“We typically reply to any inquiries within 24 hours,” Dr. Chenault says.  “Personalization is one way we support our Clients. We do not make one-size-fits all recommendations. Our team has an extensive background in all areas of Aerospace and Defense and we help both large and small businesses to succeed.. As a GSA contract holder, we have a direct line to doing business with the U.S. Government.

By following our Engagement Strategy; identify, qualify, win, sustain and grow, Team ABDA  uses their more than 25 Department of Defense Organization familiarization  to serve the aerospace and defense industries.

The company has expertise in tactical and strategic planning, proposal support, technical studies, and competitive assessments.

As members of the Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI), Dr. Chenault says that Team ABDA  enjoys networking and participating in OAI events to continue their participation and contributing in the Ohio aerospace supply chain.

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