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Captain Randolph “Randy” Wood, U.S. Navy (Ret.) Joins The SPECTRUM Group

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Alexandria, Va. – February 12, 2024 – The SPECTRUM Group (TSG) is pleased to announce that Captain Randolph “Randy” Wood, U.S. Navy (Ret.) has joined its firm. Captain Wood delivers more than 40 years of senior subject matter expertise in active duty military operational and staff positions, government civilian service, and private sector defense consulting. He supports clients leveraging his significant knowledge in the joint requirements process, along with the attendant acquisition and resourcing processes, international defense advising and security assistance, and naval aviation and naval operations.

“Randy brings exceptional experience, expertise, and integrity to TSG,” said Andrew J. Campbell, TSG Executive Chairman. “He will expertly support our clients in critical U.S. and international operations, requirements, programming, and strategic planning initiatives and in the private sector. I’m grateful to Randy for his years of service to our country and look forward to working together closely.”

“TSG is fortunate to have Randy join our team,” said TSG’s President, Major General George Close, U.S. Army (Ret.) “The expertise he brings from his distinguished service, including as a senior expert in Ukraine matters, Joint requirements processes, international defense, and NATO, and in naval aviation and operations, will greatly enhance TSG’s Security, International, and Naval & Missile Defense practice area capabilities.”

Prior to joining TSG, Captain Wood served as a Deputy Division Chief (GS-15) on the Joint Staff (J-8), responsible for the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) process and managing Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) and Joint Capabilities Board (JCB) processes. He was detailed to Kyiv, Ukraine as an advisor to Ukraine’s government. Coordinating with the U.S. Embassy and NATO’s Liaison Office, Captain Wood provided expert advice and assistance to Ukraine to create improved alignment with NATO standards and principles and increased interoperability. In his 26-year U.S. Navy career, he served as a Naval Flight Officer in the S-3A/B Viking aircraft and in leadership positions in OPNAV N3/5 and N88. He previously served as a Navy Fellow for The Atlantic Council.



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Captain Wood can be reached at (703) 683-4222 or