The National Operations Director for the EMP Task Force on National and Homeland Security, Glenn Rhoades has an MBA with an emphasis on Aerospace Management. He is also an expert in grass roots social activism and is currently advocating for grid resiliency with Peter Pry. A founder of the Colorado Nanotech Initiative, Inc. Glenn, spent 30 years at Martin Marietta, Lockheed Martin (LMCO), Home Depot, Best Buy, Lowes, Jefferson County Government and State Initiatives in various positions including: engineering planning, sales/consulting, operations, administration, subcontract management and with projects including the Instrumentation and Flight Safety System Program (IFSS), the Small Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Program, the Peacekeeper Missile Program, the Barstow, California Heliostat Project and various interplanetary spacecraft.
Mr. Rhoades also served as a member of the National Science Foundation’s workshop on the ethical, societal and legal implications of nanotechnology. On November 16th, 2006 he helped open the University of Colorado’s Nanofabrication Lab which allowed CU entry into the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN).