Potomac Institute Welcomes Eric Womble, Senior Fellow
Eric Womble joins the Potomac Institute with many years of experience in the defense industry and the executive and legislative branches of the U.S. federal government.
Mr. Womble was an executive at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding and Huntington Ingalls Industries from 2004 through 2012. He was initially responsible for Large Deck Amphibious program and then the Advanced Capabilities Group that did R&D, strategic planning, advanced concepts and new business development for the Shipbuilding sector, which had $6 billion in annual sales. While at HII and Northrop Grumman Corporation, he also served in leading Corporate Programs Division.
He has over 23 years of experience serving in the Executive and Legislative Branches of the United States federal government. He became the National Security Advisor for Senator Trent Lott, Mississippi, in 1995. He was instrumental in setting and passing legislation and appropriations that positively impacted the Department of Defense, its service members and their families. He also coordinated all military, legislative and budget activities with the Pentagon, other Congressional offices, industry, academic institutions, the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Senate Defense and Military Construction Appropriations Subcommittees.