Ric Trotta | Trotta Associates Consultants to Government and Industry
Ric Trotta, President, Trotta Associates, Inc. has extensive senior level corporate and management consulting experience in business development, strategic planning and technology management. As President and senior consultant he works with government, industry, and academic clients to identify market opportunities, develop business plans and facilitate strategic alliances. Product areas have included: medical devices, advanced transportation, energy, defense systems, security, food safety and consumer products. Clients have included: The Department of Defense, Army, Navy, Air Force, ITT, Ford, Air Products, Siemens, Raytheon and Philips. Since 2001 Mr. Trotta has served as Chair of the Federal Laboratory Consortium National Advisory Council where he recruited a diverse team of executives who provide recommendations to expand outreach to industry and help commercialize technologies developed in federal laboratories. Under his leadership one of the first initiatives of the advisory council was to support the WBT inaugural meeting by securing sponsors and mentors. Prior to founding Trotta Associates, Mr. Trotta was Corporate Director of Development for Grumman Corp., where he reported to the Chairman of the Board and managed all research and development and proposal resources to develop new business for the company’s Aerospace, Electronics, Transportation and Data Systems divisions. He attended the University of Virginia majoring in Electrical Engineering, received a degree in Physics from New York University, an MBA in Marketing from Hofstra University, completed the Program for Executives at Carnegie Mellon University, is included in Who’s Who in America and serves on the board of a number of organizations.