Operating Partner – Trase Travers joined Battle Investment Group in 2017. He serves as the Executive Chairman of Advanced Core Concepts, a provider of engineering and technical support, logistics, sustainment services, acquisition support, foreign military sales (FMS) support, and information technology solutions to the Department of Defense and other federal government customers (www.advancedcoreconcepts.com).
Prior to joining Battle Investment Group, Trase served as President & Chief Executive Officer of Millennium Engineering & Integration Company (“ME&I,” www.meicompany.com) where he led revenue growth from $39 million to $142 million in seven years during a period of economic recession and Department of Defense budget cuts. Before joining ME&I, Trase was Vice President and General Manager of a division of SRS Technologies, which division he grew from $5 million to $65 million in annual revenue prior to the company’s acquisition by Mantech International Corporation.
During his career, Trase has led businesses, divisions, programs, and contracts that have been awarded substantial peer and customer recognition, including (i) the Small Business Administration’s Region 4 Small Business of the Year, (ii) Kennedy Space Center’s Small Business of the Year, (iii) NASA’s George M. Low award finalist, (iv) SmartCEO magazine’s Future 50 award, and (v) firewall “Excellent” performance rating for all contracts personally managed.
Trase earned a BS degree in civil engineering from the University of Florida (structural and environmental track) and an MS degree in civil engineering from the University of Central Florida (structures and foundations). He holds an active DoD Top Secret security clearance.