Lester L. Lyles

Former Partner at Four Seasons Ventures LLC

Lester L. Lyles

Lester L. Lyles

Former Partner at Four Seasons Ventures LLC

Overview
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Primary Location

Vienna, VA, United States

Number of Boards

25

Birthday

04/20/1946 - Washington, DC, United States

Age

73

Number of Awards

9

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Technovation, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at USAA, Inc.

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Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer at General Dynamics Corporation

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Project Manager at ManTech MBI, Inc.

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Principal at American Energy Innovation Council

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at The Aerospace Corporation

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Former Astronaut at National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at KBR, Inc.

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Former Senator from Colorado from Colorado

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Founding Partner at Stone Key Capital LLC

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Lester L. Lyles
Former Partner at Four Seasons Ventures LLC
Education
National & International Security Management Course
Class of 1991

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Graduate
Class of 1985

The National War College of the United States is a school in the National Defense University.

Graduate
Class of 1981
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Class of 1968

Howard University is a nationally acclaimed, research-oriented institution, which was founded to provide stellar education to African-American students. Howard may be the most well-known Historically Black University (HBCU). Located in the culturally rich U Street/Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC, Howard finds itself surrounded by politics and artists. Students come to Howard not merely for a rigorous education, but to have a well-rounded, culturally inspired, politically informed university experience. Howard offers bachelor’s degrees in a wide range of studies, has graduate programs, and offers doctorate programs in law, medicine and pharmaceutical studies. Students are able to take advantage of research studies to build their resumes, as well as study abroad programs to enlighten their global perspectives. Howard University is a competitive institution that boasts the some of the best professors and professionals in their field. Faculty and students alike are proud to be members of such a prestigious and historically significant institution. If you’re looking for a first class education in the heart of the nation’s capital, Howard University may have an academic future for you.

Memberships
Member
2011 - Current

Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. The mission of the National Academy of Engineering is to advance the well-being of the nation by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and by marshalling the expertise and insights of eminent engineers to provide independent advice to the federal government on matters involving engineering and technology.

Member
1968 - Current

United Services Automobile Association provides insurance, banking, investments, retirement products and advice. Its products include renters insurance, flood insurance, life insurance, checking accounts, savings accounts, certificate of deposits, stocks and options, USAA mutual funds, USAA 529 savings plan, mortgages, and individual retirement account (IRA). The company was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in San Antonio, TX.

Career History
Partner
Current

Four Seasons Ventures focuses on investments that result in the commercialization of revolutionary, next-generation technologies developed by US Government (USG) research agencies. The firm does not invest in software, telecommunications, biotechnology or anything requiring FDA approval. Four Seasons invests mainly in technologies with clear and defensible Government and private sector applications. They target companies with proprietary positions and clear paths to commercialization.

Commander
Prior - 1996
Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Requirements
1969 - 2003

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win … in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: developing Airmen, technology to war fighting and integrating operations. These core competencies make our six distinctive capabilities possible. Air and Space Superiority With it, joint forces can dominate enemy operations in all dimensions: land, sea, air and space. Global Attack Because of technological advances, the Air Force can attack anywhere, anytime and do so quickly and with greater precision than ever before. Rapid Global Mobility Being able to respond quickly and decisively anywhere we're needed is key to maintaining rapid global mobility. Precision Engagement The essence lies in the ability to apply selective force against specific targets because the nature and variety of future contingencies demand both precise and reliable use of military power with minimal risk and collateral damage. Information Superiority The ability of joint force commanders to keep pace with information and incorporate it into a campaign plan is crucial. Agile Combat Support Deployment and sustainment are keys to successful operations and cannot be separated. Agile combat support applies to all forces, from those permanently based to contingency buildups to expeditionary forces. Core Values The Air Force bases these core competencies and distinctive capabilities on a shared commitment to three values: Integrity first, Service before self, and Excellence in all we do.

Boards & Committees
Director
2013 - 2015

Education Management Corporation is among the largest providers of private post-secondary education in North America, based on student enrollment and revenue, with 110 locations in 32 U.S. States and Canada. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Education Management employs over 24,000 full-time, part-time and adjunct faculty and staff, and serves approximately 132,000 students as of October 2012. EDMC's education institutions offer a broad range of academic programs concentrated in the creative and applied arts, behavioral sciences, education, health sciences and business fields, culminating in the award of associate's through doctoral degrees as well as non-degree programs. EDMC faculty are skilled instructors and trained professionals in their fields. Many faculty have extensive industry experience as well as the necessary academic qualifications. EDMC has proudly provided career-focused education for more than 40 years. Our value system is founded in the belief that excellence in education is measured by practical outcomes that enhance the lives of our students, enabling them to make important contributions in their workplace and in their communities. For years, our faculty and staff have been committed to educating students who care about the world around them, and strive to contribute in meaningful ways. Wherever an EDMC school can be found — a big city or a small town, the common thread that joins our schools and our students is the value of education in one's own career and life

Director
2004 - 2012

The Dayton Power & Light Co. engages in the provision of electricity and natural gas. Its business include the sale, transmission, and distribution of electricity to residential, commercial, industrial and governmental customers. The company was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in Dayton, OH.

Independent Director
2004 - Prior

DPL, Inc. engages in the supply of public utility. It operates through the following segments: Transmission and Distribution, Generation, and Other. The Transmission and Distribution segment distributes residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers. The Generation segment focuses on AES Ohio generation. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Dayton, OH.

Director
Current

THE ORGANIZATION'S EXEMPT PURPOSE IS TO FOSTER KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF A RANGE OF NATIONAL SECURITY AND FOREIGN POLICY ISSUES. THE ORGANIZATION'S EFFORTS WILL LEAD TO DEVELOPING AND WIDELY DISSEMINATING A NATIONAL SECURITY VISION AND STRATEGY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY.

Secretary, Board of Directors
Prior

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is a majestic natural setting for over 100 performances across all genres every summer. Home to the architecturally stunning Filene Center and the charmingly intimate Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, the 117-acre Park offers dining and hospitality amenities throughout the summer season, and year-round recreational opportunities, including hiking trails, picnic areas, and sledding. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts is the official partner to the National Park Service in providing concert and performance programming within the Park. As a non-profit organization, Wolf Trap Foundation is dedicated to creating excellent performing arts experiences for the enrichment, education, and enjoyment of diverse audiences.

Trustee
Prior

Analytic Services, Inc. is a non profit organization that provides research and analysis services. It offers acquisition analysis, workforce analysis, performance measurement, and risk assessment services. The company was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Falls Church, VA.

Member, Commission on Implementation of United States Space Exploration Policy
Prior

The Executive Office of the President (EOPOTUS or EOP) consists of the immediate staff of the current President of the United States and multiple levels of support staff reporting to the President.

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2015

The Air Force Association is the voice for aerospace power and the Air Force family. They connect service members, and the total Air Force family, through professional development, unique programs, and support initiatives before, during, and beyond their time in uniform.

$1,000 - $2,499
2014

The Air Force Association is the voice for aerospace power and the Air Force family. They connect service members, and the total Air Force family, through professional development, unique programs, and support initiatives before, during, and beyond their time in uniform.

$1,000 - $10K
2014

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING FUND (NAEF) SUPPORTS THE ACTIVITIES OF (SEE SCHEDULE O)THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING (NAE).

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Awards & Honors
2002
New Mexico State University
Urbana University
Meritorious Service Medal
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