About Us

David Boone

Rear Adm., U.S. Navy (Ret.)
President & CEO

David M. Boone

David Boone provides consulting services for a wide portfolio of clients from utilities to small businesses. Previously, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer for Michael Baker International responsible for both public and private sector development in the consultant and engineering industry from highway and bridges to water, construction services and planning. Prior to that, he was President of CB&I Federal Services and its successor organization, APTIM Government Services. He joined the CB&I team in December 2013 following a 30 year career in the Navy. He began in Strategic Development, and Business Development then promoted to Chief Operating Officer and then President in the Federal sector of Engineering and Construction, Environmental Services, Energy and Base Operating Services. Under APTIM, he led teams under FEMA contracts and responded to disasters in Baton Rouge, Texas, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.

Mr. Boone retired from the US Navy in 2013 as a Navy Civil Engineer Corps Rear Admiral. His last active duty assignment was the Director of Shore Readiness where he was responsible for overseeing facilities and energy funding and policy for 70 bases worldwide – a $9 billion annual budget. His tours as Commanding Officer included Underwater Construction TEAM ONE (Seabees), NAVFAC MARIANAS (Guam), and NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic. Mr. Boone has also been active in several non-profit Boards that support Veterans and Diversity issues. He has often presented seminars on leadership and national security at national and international conferences.
Raised in Yokohama, Japan, high school in Oregon, Mr. Boone first attended the University of Oregon and the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology. He then transferred and graduated from Cal Poly SLO in Civil Engineering with Masters degrees in Coastal Engineering and Construction Management from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a registered professional engineer (Virginia and Florida). He was a Navy contracting officer, a Navy Diver, and maintains a TOP SECRET security classification. He received numerous personal Navy awards, including the Nippon Zenkokai Award from the Office of the Prime Minister of Japan.

California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo, CA, 1982 – B.S. Civil Engineering
University of Calif, Berkeley, 1988 – M.E. Coastal Engineering
University of Calif, Berkeley, 1988 – M.S. Civil Engineering, Construction Management
Armed Forces Staff College – National Security, 2001
Dartmouth University – Tuck Business Executive Program, 2003
Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Seminar XXI, National Security, 2008
University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School – Strategic Thinking, 2010
Babson University – Organizational Innovation, 2011
CAPSTONE, National Defense University – National Security Policy – Japan, China, Vietnam, 2011
Harvard Kennedy School – Crisis Decision Making, 2012

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