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Mr. Wesley E. Barbour Jr. (Bo) Joins B.E. Meyers & Co. Inc. as Business Development Manager, Program Plans

August 30th 2016 (Redmond, WA) –
B.E. Meyers & Co. Inc. is proud to announce that Mr. Wesley E. Barbour Jr. (Bo) has joined the team as the company’s Business Development Manager, Program Plans. Bo comes to the company with an extensive background in the capability development of non-lethal and scalable effects weapons.

“We have worked with Mr. Barbour extensively over the last 8 years as a customer, and we are now extremely honored to work with him as a member of the B.E. Meyers & Co. team”, said Matt Meyers, President of B.E. Meyers & Co. Inc. “His intricate knowledge of the program-level processes, first-hand knowledge of the end-users applications, and his passion to support the Warfighter are all phenomenal enhancers to our current efforts”.

From 2013 to the present, he was a Principal Systems Engineer for Science Applications International Corporation where he was responsible for the concept development of Scalable Effects Weapons programs for the US Army and US Special Operations Command.

From 2008 – 2012 Bo was a Business Development Manager and the Director of Capabilities Development at Kongsberg Defense and Protec Systems, managing new product development, marketing and requirements determination for the US Army M151 remote weapons station in used by the Joint Services.

Prior to his employment at Kongsberg, Bo served as the US Army Program Support Officer for non-lethal weapons during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. In this capacity he advocated the development and employment of green veiling glare laser solutions for checkpoints and convoy force protection.

Bo Barbour retired from the U.S. Army as a Lieutenant Colonel of Infantry with 22 and a half years of meritorious service. He served at every level of command and staff from platoon to theater army in a career that took him to Germany, Kuwait, Iraq, and Korea. He is a Distinguished Military Graduate of Campbell University with a B.S. in History, an M.S. in Personnel Management from Troy University, and a M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College.

Bo currently resides with his family on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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