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Company Overview of Space Foundation

Company Overview

Space Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports space activities, space professionals, and education. It specializes in space awareness activities, industry events, and educational enterprises that bring space into the classroom. The company conducts research and analysis, and government affairs activities. In addition, it publishes The Space Report, which provides information about global space activities. Space Foundation has field representatives in Houston and Cape Canaveral, Florida. The company was founded in 1983 and is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado with an additional office in Washington, D.C.

310 South 14th Street

Colorado Springs, CO 80904

United States

Founded in 1983

Phone:

719-576-8000

Fax:

719-576-8801

Key Executives for Space Foundation

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Co-Founder
Age: 71
Co-Founder and Director Emeritus
Chief Financial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Space Foundation Key Developments

Space Foundation Names Shelli Brunswick as Chief Operating Officer, Effective January 12, 2014

Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Shelli Brunswick has been named chief operating officer of the Space Foundation, effective January 12, 2014. Brunswick joins the Space Foundation after a career in acquisition and program management for Space Command. For the last five years, she worked in the Air Force Legislative Liaison office in the Pentagon. Brunswick will serve as a corporate officer and be responsible for Space Foundation operations, facilities, processes and personnel.

Space Foundation Announces Promotions and Organizational Changes

Space Foundation announced that number of organizational changes will take place in the coming weeks, including a retirement, promotions and expansion of responsibilities. Retiring after 27 years with the Space Foundation is President Charles P. "Chuck" Zimkas, Jr. His retirement is effective July 1, 2013. Vice President, Operations Art Ratkewicz will assume many of the duties performed by Zimkas. Vice President, Marketing & Communications Janet P. Stevens, who has been with the Space Foundation since 2009, will be leaving the organization, effective May 10, 2013. Kevin C. Cook has been named Vice President, Marketing & Communications, effective immediately. Formerly Director, Space Awareness Programs, Cook has led the Space Foundation's Space Technology Hall of Fame and Space Certification programs. Other promotions and changes in responsibility, effective May 1, 2013, include: Carol Hively, from Manager, Communications to Director, Public Relations & Team Communications; Iain B. Probert from Vice President, Education to Vice President, Education & Discovery, heading education programs and the Space Foundation Discovery Center, open to the public at its world headquarters in Colorado Springs; Rhonda Truett, from National Sales Manager to Director, Global Sales & Certification; and Kathleen Vinson, from Vice President, Human Resources to Vice President, Human Resources & Administration.

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