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Sr. VP, COO
Mr. Tripp has over 39 years of broad federal government experience in personnel management, program management and logistics support. He has over 25 years of DOD acquisition experience; federal contract management and financial management oversight; and 16 years of corporate executive management experience.
Mr. Tripp has served in senior leadership positions with PLANNING, Inc. since 2000 â€“ and currently serves as Sr. Vice President and COO. Under his direction over the last 16 years, course offerings were increased and new core services of one-on-one federal benefits counseling; staffing services; Career Transition Planning and Program Management Skills Training were added. He also considerably enlarged and improved the group of SME instructors to meet the expanding curriculum and to ensure that each seminar is conducted by the most knowledgeable and contemporary instructors.
Mr. Tripp also served as Executive Vice President of Raven, Inc. from 2004-2007. Prior to that, Mr. Tripp served in the U.S. Navy as a Naval Flight Officer, flying in the A-6 Intruder Medium Attack aircraft during six peacetime deployments and a combat tour during Operation Desert Storm. While in the Navy, Mr. Tripp was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, two individual Air Medals (with combat “V” device), one Strike Flight Air Medal, five Navy Commendation Medals (four with combat “V” device), the Navy Achievement Medal, and numerous other campaign and unit awards.