Mark Stafford is the Vice President of Delta Solutions and Strategies, a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business headquartered in Colorado Springs. Mr. Stafford has over 20 years of experience in the aerospace industry, serving on Active Duty in the Air Force, the AF Reserves and in commercial industry.
Mr. Stafford received his B.A. in History and Economics from Tulane University in New Orleans and received his MBA with an emphasis in Information Systems from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Mr. Stafford began his career in the Air Force as a space operator and transitioned to the AF Reserves where he currently is the Commander of the 7th Space Operations Squadron at Schriever Air Force Base. Mr. Stafford served two tours in the Middle East as the Commander of OPERATION SILENT SENTRY, which provides Defensive Space Control Operations for CENTCOM.
After Active Duty, Mr. Stafford worked at the Aerospace Corporation supporting multiple DoD and commercial space programs as a Technical Advisor and Source Selection Advisor. Mr. Stafford next spent over ten years at Booz Allen Hamilton as a technical consultant and manager in various leadership positions. Mr. Stafford was responsible for the business development, marketing, and management of teams that supported the DoD, NASA and National Agency clients.