SES (Ret.) James F. McCarthy, Jr.

Lieutenant General David D. Halverson, USA(Ret), Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cypress International, is proud to announce that Senior Executive Service retired James F. McCarthy, Jr., will join Cypress International, effective 2 April 2018. “Jim comes to us with over 36 years of extensive experience in Defense and Aerospace. His demonstrated expertise and leadership roles in Navy budgeting, acquisition, and risk management spanning weapons, platforms, networks, and systems integration will be an excellent addition to the Cypress team.  Jim’s recent assignment as Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Integration of Capabilities and Resources (OPNAV N8B) will be of tremendous value to our clients.”

Jim also served as the Deputy Director, Warfare Integration (OPNAV N8FB), Pentagon, Washington, DC.  His previous work experience includes:  Four Pentagon staff tours on Navy and Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) staffs supporting program/budget development including: Branch Head, Navy Program Planning (OPNAV N801) responsible for development of an annual program plan and presentation of balance options at the CNO/SECNAV level; Navy Major Defense Program Analyst on the OSD staff responsible for tracking and managing OSD support to ACAT 1D programs; and Surface Ship Maintenance analyst responsible for planning and resourcing all major ship maintenance availabilities.  He also commanded USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) and retired from the U.S. Navy as a Captain.