General Dynamics NASSCO
Dennis DuBard became the Manager of Government Relations for General Dynamics NASSCO in August 2014. He is responsible for implementing NASSCO’s strategic communications initiatives as well as developing the company’s relationships with state and local government entities. DuBard joined NASSCO in November 2010 as the Manager of Navy Programs Business Development. Prior to working at NASSCO, DuBard served as a naval aviator for more than 30 years with experience in Fleet Battle Group and Expeditionary Warfare Operations, including command of the USS PELELIU (LHA 5), Amphibious Squadron One, and Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eight. He retired from active duty in 2007 with the rank of Captain. Dennis is active in the local San Diego community serving on the Board of Directors for the California Manufacturing and Technology Association (CMTA), the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), the San Diego Port Tenants Association (SDPTA), the Navy Helicopter Association, the San Diego Bowl Game Association, and the San Diego Workforce Partnership. DuBard is a native of Houston, Texas. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and a master’s degree in Strategic Planning and International Affairs from the U.S. Naval War College.