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Colonel Robert E. Frank, USAF (Ret.)  Business manager retired in Henderson, NV since 2004.  

Chairman, Citizen Task Force for Voter Rights, Leader, NV Secure The Grid Coalition, and Corporate Chairman, NevadansCAN.com Network. Elected with over 2,600 votes to serve on a large, 55+ HOA.  Governor-appointed to Nevada Homeowner Association Commission for 2012-2015.  See LinkedIn Profile for details.

50+ years of continuous leadership experience--28 civilian and 22 military.  Primary positions were in systems integration, secure IT systems, logistics, supply, and contracting.

Dept. of Energy R&D Federal Open Systems Software Development Leader:   By-name selected by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to be its first Chief Scientist for E-Commerce.  Served as a founding CommerceNet.com Consortium leader and was instrumental in pioneering secure business EDI use of the Internet.

Fortune 500 Executive & Internet Product Developer:  Successful profit and loss Division Executive Director for Open Systems under  Professional Services of Control Data Corporation.  Division products delivered to global customers included UNIX/TCP-IP micro, mini, mainframe and ETA-10 supercomputer systems and services.

Air Force Military Officer:   Retired USAF Colonel in 1985 with 22 years active service.  Served in key Supply, Procurement, Computers and Logistics positions in the US, Europe and Asia for 4 Air Force Major Commands, the USAF Air Staff (Pentagon), Defense Logistics Agency, and NATO. All positions  involved in designing, implementing and/or operating secure IT systems.  AF System Program Director of the first USAF combat zone use of open systems, Defense Data Network and personal computers in the 1980's.

Small Business:   Founder and CEO for 8 years in Northern California prior to retirement of a silicon valley secure transaction-translation exchange services company using private and public Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) formats in secure internet email.  Leading customers included Corporate Headquarters of Wells Fargo Bank, VISA International and Fidelity Investments.

Education:  Oklahoma University Bachelor of Business Administration degree with chemistry specialization (BBA).  Auburn University Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.  Competitively selected for year-long advanced military science and executive leadership programs for  "Air Command and Staff College" and senior-level "Air War College".  Graduate of NATO Joint Warfare Program, Old Sarum, England.

Nevada district and supreme court submitted as an expert witness on secure IT systems.

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