The Road Ahead: Election 2016, the Hill, and Defense Spending
By Doug Berenson and Matt Vallone
Avascent Analytics Managing Director Doug Berenson and Director of Research & Analysis Matt Vallone explore the state of the FY17 defense budget and discuss what lies ahead, looking at the likely outcome of the lame duck, the candidates’ current defense spending plans, and what to expect in the FY18 request next year.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS
Doug Berenson is Managing Director of Avascent Analytics. Doug specializes in analyzing defense and aerospace markets, with particular focus on the macroeconomic, budgetary and programmatic forces shaping global security markets. With particular depth in the military aviation and C4ISR sectors, Doug works with clients worldwide to help them formulate portfolio and growth strategies, pursue new program opportunities, and evaluate potential mergers and acquisitions. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Matt Vallone, Director of Research & Analysis at Avascent Analytics, is responsible for the team of analysts that maintain and update Avascent’s Global Platforms and Systems database. In addition, Matt serves as Avascent’s primary expert on Congressional activity and the appropriations process, writing a weekly report on Congressional action. Prior to working for Avascent, Matt served as legislative director for Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter in the U.S. House of Representatives. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
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