Mr. Fordyce leads Elbit Systems of America’s Washington, DC office and serves as the company’s liaison to the White House, U.S. Congress, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and other executive and legislative offices. He maintains close working relationships with the leadership and government relations staffs of Elbit Systems of America’s industry partners. Additionally, Mr. Fordyce is active in numerous industry, military and government organizations.
Mr. Fordyce is a United States Air Force veteran with over 27 years of service, most recently serving as the Director, Legislative Affairs for the United States Special Operations Command.
He also served as Vice Wing Commander for the 1st Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, FL where he led, organized, trained and equipped the Air Force’s largest and most diverse Wing.
Previous military assignments include Senior Military Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-intensity Conflict and also Chief of the Commander's Action Group for Air Force Special Operations Command. Mr. Fordyce also served as Commander, 16th Special Operations Squadron where he accomplished global special operations as part of the Air Force component of United States Special Operations Command.