John Anderson has over 40 year’s management experience in private sector ship repair and modernization. He is currently the Senior Director of Business Operations for General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk. In this role, he has company oversight responsibilities for Business Development, Proposals, Contracts, Estimating, Planning, Scheduling, Engineering and Supply Chain Management. Prior to becoming a Director for NASSCO- Norfolk, he held the position of Director of Procurement with Earl Industries. After completing his liberals arts studies at the University of Virginia, he joined the ship repair firm of Moon Engineering Company. During his 27 years with Moon, he rose to the upper management level of the company. Moon Engineering was subsequently purchased by Earl Industries in 2004.