Michael Niblack is President and Owner of E&A, LLC. Michael is also a Volunteer Leader at the Association of the United States Navy. Michael recently concluded a four decade career in the Navy / Navy Reserve that included assignments in nuclear submarine propulsion, surface ship engineering, and Air and Amphibious operations. During his Navy Reserve commitment, he completed a full career at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory assigned to the weapons program and an eight year effort with General Dynamics Land Systems Division supporting major weapons prime mover and suspension systems development, logistics, training and field test operations. He has been recognized for expertise in leadership, mentoring, coaching, and training in a wide range of areas including engineering, complex systems engineering and operations, human and non-corporeal systems development, process development and continuing optimization, non-constrained thinking and focused disruptive approaches to technical progress.