William G. (Bill) Foster is an Independent Board Member of LKC Technologies.
In addition to LKC’s board, Mr. Foster serves on corporate and advisory boards for both profit and not-for-profit organizations. Prior to focusing on board work, he spent ten years as Senior Vice President for DoD Business Development at CACI International, a near $4 Billion NYSE company. Mr. Foster joined CACI to bring focus, direction, leadership, and growth to CACI’s defense business development. During his ten years with CACI, the company’s DoD business grew eight fold through penetrating new areas and winning numerous large multiyear contracts. His team exceeded corporate growth goals each year. The Defense Department, the company’s largest customer, generates over 75% of CACI’s revenue.
Mr. Foster joined CACI from Coleman Research Corporation (CRC), where he served initially as Director of Operations with oversight responsibility for day-to-day financial and business operations of the company’s defense and intelligence business. Later he was promoted to Vice President of Business Development charged with expanding the company’s presence in the broader federal sector. His efforts led to continuous double-digit growth before CRC’s acquisition by L3. Prior to joining CRC, Mr. Foster served a 27-year Army career. He had a variety of operational and staff assignments to include command of armor, cavalry and aviation units in Europe, Vietnam and the United States. He also held many high-level staff positions to include serving as a speechwriter in the Office of the Chief of Staff, Army, Military Assistant to the Undersecretary of Defense (Acquisition), and Chief of War Plans on the Army Staff.
Mr. Foster is a graduate of the United States Military Academy. He also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Master of Military Arts and Sciences degree. In addition to a variety of military schools through War College level, he was a National Security Fellow at Harvard’s JFK School of Government, attended Harvard’s Senior Executives in National Security program and MIT’s Seminar XXI program. He was an Assistant Professor of International Economics at West Point. He has published numerous articles on defense economics and national security policy and has spoken frequently at conferences on the federal and defense markets.