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NDIA New England Chapter

Welcome to the New England Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association.

Our chapter is made up of more than 2900 individual members from large corporations, small companies, research facilities and service providers – as well as education and government - in the six-state New England region.

New England’s rich array of academic, research, technology and entrepreneurial resources are particularly important to the nation’s Defense and Homeland Security efforts. NDIA New England serves as an interface for these sectors, along with the broader defense-focused corporations which also have a major presence in the region, in their work with federal government departments and agencies.

We host an ongoing series of meetings and events to exchange timely and useful information on all aspects of doing business in the defense and homeland security marketplace. We schedule briefings with members of the region’s Congressional delegation. We promote new business and professional development as well as networking opportunities.

NDIA New England is the regional arm of the National Defense Industrial Association (www.ndia.org), the nation’s leading defense industry association in providing a forum for the exchange of information between industry and government on national security issues.

MassDevelopment's Anne Marie Dowd, G2 Capital Advisors' Bob Kinder Join NDIA New England Board of Directors


The National Defense Industrial Association’s New England Chapter (www.ndianewengland.org) has added two new members to its Board of Directors:

Anne Marie Dowd, Executive Vice President, Legislative and Defense Sector Initiatives, of MassDevelopment, which works with businesses, nonprofits, and local, state, and federal officials and agencies to strengthen the Massachusetts economy

Bob Kinder, Managing Director, Aerospace, Defense and Security Practice Leader of G2 Capital Advisors, a Boston-based firm providing C-level executive led financial advisory and advisory services to middle market institutional investors and companies.

Dowd also serves as a board member of the Association of Defense Communities and of Westmass, a regional not-for-profit real estate development organization. She is a graduate of Middlebury College and the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Kinder, a retired military officer with over 20 years of service in both the U.S. Air Force and Army special operations communities, has led some of the nation’s most elite counter-terrorism forces during combat operations in Panama, Iraq and Afghanistan. He has degrees from the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

“We are excited to have Anne Marie Dowd and Bob Kinder join the NDIA New England Chapter Board,” said Chapter President Paul Serotkin. “They bring new and unique experience sets to NDIA/NE as we continue to make the Chapter more valuable to our more than 2900 members.”

NDIA New England is the regional arm of the National Defense Industrial Association (www.ndia.org), the nation’s leading defense industry association in providing a forum for the exchange of information between industry and government on national security issues. It has been awarded the NDIA’s Model Chapter designation for 2014.

For more information, contact Harry King, NDIA New England communications director, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .