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PORTLAND, Maine, Nov. 13, 2017 -- The Beacon Group welcomes Major General James "Jim" Madora, as Senior Advisor for Beacon's Aerospace, Defense & Government practice. Major General Madora will work alongside Senior Vice President Matt Keegan and Beacon's President and CEO Cliff Farrah. Major General Jim Madora is a retired Army Major General who has over 10 years' experience in the defense industry.
"I am really looking forward to having Jim on the team. I am certain he will offer sage wisdom and experience. His expertise in air defense, national security, and business will help us provide our clients with top notch strategies," says Senior Vice President and ADG practice leader Matt Keegan.
Major General Madora has had a distinguished career in the United States Army. His last assignment before retirement was as Director of Army Program Analysis and Evaluation, in the office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Programs and Resources. In this role, he developed Army funding strategy and the 6 year $500B Army Program / Budget Plan. During his career, Major General Madora commanded at platoon, company, battalion, brigade and general officer level. He is a combat veteran and his numerous military awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, 6 awards of the Legion of Merit, 3 awards of the Bronze Star and 3 awards of the Army Meritorious Medal.
"Major General Madora's addition to the team is a wonderful way to position the firm for our activities in 2018. As we recently observed Veterans Day, our firm is grateful for the opportunity to work with some of our country's finest and most knowledgeable veterans through our Senior Advisor Program. Major General Madora exemplifies the thought leadership and strategy acumen our clients value so highly," said Cliff Farrah, Beacon's President and CEO.
Originally from Wilmington, Delaware, Jim is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. He also holds a Master's Degree in Mathematics and a Master's Degree in Operations Research and Statistics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Long Island University. In addition, he received a State Department Fellowship to serve as the Army's representative to the United States State Department Senior Executive Seminar. Major military schools attended include the United States Marine Corps Amphibious Warfare School, Army Command and General Staff College and the National War College.
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