True Velocity named aerospace and defense industry veteran Jim Stephens as its chief operating officer, rounding out the Texas-based technology company’s executive leadership team.

Stephens joins True Velocity following an 18-year career in operations management and business development leadership at a Fortune 200 corporation serving industrial, aerospace and defense customers. During the course of his previous tenure, Stephens led multiple business transformations, acquisition integrations and large program capture teams.

“We’re excited to round out our leadership with the addition of Jim as COO,” said True Velocity Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Boscamp. “Jim’s passion for team building and sustaining operational excellence will serve our company well in the years ahead.”

A 1995 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Stephens served as an Artillery Officer in the U.S. Army.

True Velocity is an advanced technology company focused on the manufacture of composite-cased ammunition.

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