Mitch Stevison named Frontgrade president and CEO
On December 6, Frontgrade Technologies of Colorado Springs, CO, an independent supplier of high-reliability, advanced electronic solutions for space and national security missions, announced the appointment of Mitch Stevison as president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective immediately. He succeeds Mike Elias, who is transitioning out of his role as president and CEO.
“I am honored to serve as President and CEO of Frontgrade and continue the company’s legacy of innovation, supporting the space, defense, medical, and industrial ecosystems,” said Stevison. “With our talented team and best-in-class products and solutions, we will continue to deepen Frontgrade’s presence with existing customers, grow our customer base and continue to expand our offerings. This will include a portfolio of complete, integrated, and turnkey solutions as a merchant supplier across the value chain. I’m excited to work alongside everyone at Frontgrade as we continue to help our customers deliver innovative solutions that enable mission success for the U.S. and its allies.”
“We thank Mike for his service and contributions to Frontgrade that set the foundation for continued success,” Stevison continued. “On behalf of the team, I wish him success in his future endeavors.”
Stevison brings substantial leadership and industry experience to his new role. He previously led Mercury Systems’ Mission Systems division and served as an officer of the company, helping lead Mercury’s growth and transformation, solving challenges at the intersection of business, technology, and operations and driving transformative growth and operational sustainability.
Stevison also served in several roles at Raytheon for ten years, most recently as senior vice president of strategy and development for Raytheon Missile and Defense. He previously served in operations and program management roles and Ducommun and Lockheed Martin. Before joining the private sector, Stevison served in the U.S. Army for 20 years in various research-related roles.
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