Craig Quigley - Executive Director
Craig Quigley serves as the Executive Director of the Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance, a public-private partnership dedicated to attracting, retaining and growing federal facilities in the region.
A career naval officer, Mr. Quigley served 27 years on active duty, achieving the rank of rear admiral and serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) at the Pentagon.
Upon retiring from the Navy, Mr. Quigley accepted a position as Vice President of Communications & Public Affairs for Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems & Sensors, leading a 30-person communications team across eight states for a $3.5B operating company.
Following Lockheed Martin, Mr. Quigley returned to federal government service as the Director of Communication for U.S. Joint Forces Command in Hampton Roads, Virginia during a time of great transition in that organization.
Mr. Quigley is a 1975 distinguished graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD and has served as president of his class. A native of Winthrop, Iowa, he is an active public speaker, and believes in the value of mentoring juniors and developing teamwork to accomplish difficult objectives. He has been listed in “Who’s Who in American High Schools” and “Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities,” and was selected as an “Outstanding Young Man of America” in 1980. He serves as a member of the Communications Committee of the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association Board of Trustees. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of Defense Communities; the Board of Trustees of Stratford University; the Board of Directors of the NASA Aerospace Support Team; the Board of Directors of VersAbility Resources; the Board of Directors of the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce; the Board of Directors of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce; and the Board of Directors of the Hampton Roads Chapter of the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association.
Mr. Quigley assumed his current duties in September 2010.