COL Tony Francis, USA (Ret)
Vice President, Marketing & Business Development
2021 CBRN Defense Conference and Exhibition
As Vice President for Marketing and Business Development, Mr. Tony Francis provides strategic oversight of efforts to expand ANSER’s impact across the government in support of the corporation’s public service charter. In this capacity, he oversees the development and implementation of outreach and marketing as well as business development strategies focusing on sustaining and growing ANSER’s contract base, building relationships with clients and industry partners, and diversifying work across the federal, state, and local government markets.
Tony is a retired Army Colonel with over 35 years of experience with the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security in all facets of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN)/combating weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) training and operations; business development; planning and execution; program management; policy development and implementation; chemical weapons elimination; and financial resources and budgeting.
Tony holds a master of arts degree in national security and strategic studies from the National Defense University, a master of arts degree in administration from Central Michigan University, and a bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He was promoted to Vice President for Marketing and Business Development effective May 2019.