Jamie Rhone – Liteye Systems, Inc. Chief Procurement Officer
Jamie Rhone is a seasoned veteran and expert in Department of Defense contracting and negotiations. Rhone joined Liteye’s team in January 2018 after two decades as an Air Force Contracting Officer. In addition to Commanding a Contracting Squadron and leading contracting teams in Iraq and Afghanistan, Jamie held several Contracting Officer Warrants, up to and including an UNLIMITED CONTRACTING OFFICER Warrant.
Rhone’s last military assignment was as the Legislative Liaison to the Secretary of the Air Force and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force. In that capacity, he developed Air Force Congressional strategy and managed all Congressional engagements for the Air Force’s senior-most leaders. He was hand selected to lead the U.S. Senate confirmation of the 21st Chief of Staff of the Air Force. Rhone retired from the Air Force in the grade of Lieutenant Colonel.
Rhone graduated from the US Air Force Academy in 1998 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management. He later earned his Master’s of Business Administration (Contracts & Program Management) from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in 2005