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 as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of Stratford University; the Board of Directors of VersAbility Resources; the Board of Directors of the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce; and the Board of Directors of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Quigley assumed his current duties in September 2010.
Rick Dwyer serves as the Deputy 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.
Rick is a 1996 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO where he earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. He also holds master’s degrees in construction engineering and management from Virginia Tech, and military operational art and science from Air University.
A career Air Force officer, Rick served 20 years on active duty as a civil engineer and has served in a number of installation level, Red Horse (heavy construction unit), major command and Headquarters Air Force engineer positions. As an Air Force civil engineer, he gained extensive experience working on facilities, infrastructure, environmental, housing, emergency management, fire emergency services, and explosive ordnance disposal issues. He commanded three civil engineer squadrons within the continental United States and in the Southwest Asia area of operations. As the Base Civil Engineer, Rick worked closely with surrounding communities on issues such as strategic planning, encroachment management and transportation issues. He has also deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, special operations throughout Southwest Asia, and Operation Resolute Support in Afghanistan. Prior to his retirement from military service in 2016, Mr. Dwyer most recently served on the Headquarters Air Combat Command and Installation and Mission Support Center staffs at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA.
Mr. Dwyer assumed his current duties in August of 2016.