Fenton, MO – FirstSpear, a leading manufacturer of advanced load bearing equipment and armor platforms built for the warfighter and law enforcement professional, announced today Sam White will be joining the company as Vice President – Applied Science.
“Sam is an incredibly accomplished individual who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience.” Said Scott Carver, CEO of FirstSpear. “Having Sam on the team helps ensure FirstSpear will continue to lead the way and raise the bar in enhancing the protection and capabilities of our warfighters and law enforcement professionals, we couldn’t be more excited.”
Sam White served as Senior Executive Vice President, Business Development of Point Blank Enterprises, Inc. until June 2016 where he was responsible for all facets of Research & Development, Design & Engineering, while also overseeing new business engagements and technology advancements.
He served on the Executive Leadership Team of Point Blank and was responsible for managing technology relationships with governing bodies and key customer accounts. Sam became the President of Point Blank Body Armor in June 2005 and in September 2006 he assumed the position of Head of Global Sales. He has over 17 years of experience in technology development and product sales with various companies to include Armor Holdings and Allied Signal. Additionally, he was invited by the White House to speak in 2014 and recognized as an industry Champion of Change.
“I am excited to be joining the FirstSpear team.” Said Sam White. “They are a highly skilled and dedicated group that is passionate about their customer.”
FirstSpear® was founded in 2010 by a team of experienced industry professionals and former U.S. servicemen, with the mission of rapidly designing and delivering innovative personal protective equipment and enhanced light-weight load carriage solutions to US and allied warfighters and professional users. Members of FirstSpear’s team have successfully designed, developed, and fielded some of the worlds most significant load-carriage systems currently in use by the US Department of Defense, NATO allied countries, and US Law Enforcement Agencies.