Former Director, Strategic Initiatives, Defense Manpower Data Center, Now: Founder, IQ Exchange

LTC Richard Faulkner retired from the Army in 2014, culminating a 28-year career both in the active and reserve components. His last assignments include Director of Strategic Initiatives for Defense Manpower Data Center, OSD-PR and the Project Director for the “Contractor Management and Accountability Mission” at OSD-ATL-Program Support and Headquarters, U.S. Army Material Command. Currently, he is Founder of IQ Exchange.com, a business service designed to help companies optimize their human capital. His commercial experience includes operations, distribution, supply chain management and manufacturing roles with Target, Kmart’s Bluelight.com, Amazon.com and the Pillsbury Company. Richard holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Administration. Richard, his wife Ginger, and their two sons, Griffin and Lane reside in the Hampton Roads, Virginia area.