Dayton, Ohio, March 15 – SRC, formerly Syracuse Research Corporation, has named Richard “Rick” DaPrato (photo) as federal market account director. In this position, DaPrato will be responsible for new and existing business opportunities with Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.
“SRC is excited to welcome Rick to our team in Dayton,” stated Bob Roberts, SRC’s president and CEO. “His extensive experience with Wright-Patterson will assist current and future efforts to advance our programs in electronic warfare, communications and advanced prototyping.”
Prior to joining SRC, DaPrato served as principal, business development at The Greentree Group, where he was responsible for leading a team to capture the company’s first three federal contracts in three separate agency markets. He has more than 30 years of experience in government contracting, and served with the U.S. Marine Corps and Naval Reserves.
DaPrato holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and a master’s degree in management from Troy University. He belongs to several professional associations, including the National Defense Industrial Association; the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association; Association of Old Crows; and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. DaPrato supports his community through involvement with the Rotary of Oakwood, which offers student scholarships, and assists with chemical waste clean-up, police and fire staff support, and much more. He is also heavily involved with the International Rotary Foundation, an organization that encourages the advancement of international understanding, goodwill and peace.
About SRC and SRCTec, Inc.
SRC is a research and development company with more than 50 years of experience in defense, environment and intelligence. SRCTec, an SRC company, provides manufacturing and logistics support for complex electronics systems. Together, through innovation in science, technology and information, they are redefining possible®. They work with the customer for the best solution – not the bottom line – resulting in nationally significant, next generation products and services.
SRC and SRCTec employ more than 1,000 people in 14 offices throughout Alabama, Colorado, Maine, Maryland, New York, Ohio, Texas and Virginia. There are more than 100 positions currently available nationwide. For more information, visit www.srcinc.com.