Scott A. Vander Hamm is the Corporate Lead Executive for Northrop’s Midwest region, based in Bellevue, NE, representing all sectors and respective business activities to USSTRATCOM and their components across the continental United States. Vander Hamm retired from the U.S. Air Force in December 2017 after 32 years of service. His final assignment was Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations for Headquarters Air Force. During his Air Force career, Vander Hamm commanded at the squadron, group, wing, joint force component, task force levels and numbered air force levels. A command pilot with more than 4,600 flying hours, he has operational experience in several aircraft including the B-2 Stealth Bomber, B-1, B-52, and the T-38. He is a graduate of Grand Canyon University and holds master’s degrees from Northern Michigan University and Marine Corps University.