Working out of Booz Allen’s Dayton, Ohio office, Rick Holley leads the firm’s work for U.S. Air Force clients, with a focus on aircraft systems acquisition and scientific research and development.
He is recognized for his expertise in:
- Strategic and tactical communications systems and services
- Operational evaluations and assessments
- Requirements development
Rick and his team provide acquisition management, systems engineering, technical analysis, and research and development support for Air Force aircraft and systems acquisition programs. Rick also led an effort to expand the firm’s ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System certification to various airborne systems projects.
Prior to relocating to Dayton in 2003, Rick was based at the firm’s McLean and Falls Church, Virginia offices supporting the Defense Information Systems Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the Air Force’s Air Mobility Command.
Rick served in the U.S. Air Force before he joined Booz Allen. Assigned to the Presidential aircrew as the chief of communications, he provided and managed communications services for the President and staff traveling aboard Air Force One.
He is a member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, the Airlift/Tanker Association and the Special Air Missions “SAMFOX” Association. He is also a member of the National Defense Industrial Association, Wright Brothers Regional Chapter (Dayton), and serves on the Industry Executive Committee.
Rick currently fills a seat on the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance board of trustees and is the chairman of the corporate sponsorship committee. He also chairs the executive leadership team for Dayton’s American Heart Association National Walking Day and Heart Walk events.
He has a B.S. in management from the University of Maryland.
Profile updated April 2015