Advanced Core Concepts is advised by a solid team of individuals with deep experience in the military and private sectors.

David Battle - Advisor

David Battle founded Battle Investment Group in 2015. He has spent his entire career working with small and mid-sized businesses to support their growth, expansion, and success. From 2006-2015, he was a principal at Metalmark Capital (, a New York-based private investment firm, where he was focused on the defense/security, government, and industrial sectors. Read More...

James Fugit - Senior Advisor

James Fugit is a co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of ARMA Aviation Corporation, a provider of logistics, supply chain management, maintenance-repair- overhaul (NRO), and training and mentoring to the US government and its allies ( He was also the co-founder of ARMA Global Corporation, a provider of information technology, engineering, and technical support to defense and government customers. Read More...

Richard Matlock - Advisor

Based in Huntsville, Alabama, Richard Matlock is a veteran of the United States Air Force and decorated government civilian with over 40 years of experience across multiple DoD agencies. Most recently, Mr. Matlock served as Program Executive for Advanced Technology at the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), where he led the development of next-generation missile defense technologies and was appointed by the Deputy Secretary of Defense to direct a department-wide special program for several years. Read More...

Trase Travers - Advisor and CEO

Trase Travers is an entrepreneur and executive leader with significant accomplishments in the management and growth of business entities operating in highly technical engineering and product development markets. Most recently, Trase served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Millennium Engineering and Integration. Read More

Dr. William L. Vantine - Advisor

Dr. William L. Vantine is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) where he leads a team of highly skilled professionals working in the national defense, security, and advanced technologies communities. A results-oriented executive with more than 30 years of experience in the government and commercial sectors, Dr. Vantine is a strong technical leader with a proven track record of growing companies ethically and with the highest integrity. Read More