TReX Team

The Training and Readiness Accelerator (TReX) is managed and operated by the National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL), a national non-profit technology organization. TReX is supported by a seasoned team of innovation and acquisition professionals offering a unique blend of public and private sector backgrounds. NSTXL brings decades of experience to provide TReX with dynamic capabilities in support of the Warfighter, including:

Non-Profit & Consortium Management

Public Affairs & Marketing

Technology Prospecting and Commercialization

Government Contracting and Acquisition

Program Management

Leadership Team

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GARY FROST

Director, Training and Readiness Accelerator

Gary leads the day-to-day operations of the Training and Readiness Accelerator (TReX).  He is a retired United States Army Lieutenant Colonel, former Department of the Army Civilian (GS-15), independent business consultant, experienced program manager, and educator with over 30-years of successful leadership, operations, training, and team building experience.  Gary served as a Senior Department of the Army Civilian in the Army Staff’s Training Directorate, Chief of Technology Management (Warrior Works) Division for U.S. Army’s Rapid Equipping Force (REF), and also as the REF’s Deputy Director.  His last government position was on the Army Staff serving as a Senior Strategist for Army’s Deputy Chief of Staff G-3/5/7 Initiatives Group.  Gary has earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management and also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA).  He is currently working on a Master’s Degree in Education.

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TIM GREEFF

Founder & CEO, NSTXL

Tim leads the overall strategy and directs the day-to-day operations of NSTXL. He has led NSTXL from original concept through incorporation to present-day scale. Tim brings over 20 years of experience building and managing non-profit technology consortia. NSTXL is the third national organization he has helped to launch and build, each of which focused on scaling and commercializing innovative technology through policy and public-private partnerships. Tim has spent his entire professional career operating at the intersection of business, policy and politics, including directing recording-breaking campaigns, convening and managing numerous coalitions, and leading successful policy efforts at the national, state and local levels. Tim holds a Master of Public Policy from the Sanford Institute at Duke University and a Bachelors Degree in Government from the University of Texas, Austin.

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LARRY SOLLIDAY

Senior Vice President for Technology and Acquisition

Larry oversees all active prototype programs and manages the contracting and acquisition programs for the consortium. Larry is a recognized subject matter expert in the identification, development, prototyping, assessment, and transition of innovative technologies to enhance current and future operational capabilities. His efforts have led to the rapid and deliberate identification, demonstration, assessment, transition or transfer, and sustainment of numerous innovative concepts and emerging and enabling technologies supporting urgent and recurring U.S. Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security operational needs and requirements. He has spent time in both the Federal service and private industry, and retired from the United States Air Force. During his 20 years in public civil service, he held positions in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Air Force, the General Services Administration, and the United States Navy as a Project Manager, Test Manager, Business Manager and Contracting Officer, and Program Manager respectively. He holds a Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts from Southern Illinois University. He is currently finishing a Doctorate of Management from Colorado Technical University, conducting research into how technology acceleration affects National Security.

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BERNICE KIYO GLENN

Senior Vice President for Strategic Partnerships

Bernice leads outreach to the innovation community in both the public and private sectors, including U.S. Department of Defense innovation cells and local technology clusters across the country. She is point on the development of Warfighter Design Thinking and Ideation programs for the consortium. Her technology commercialization experience spans projects for the Office of Naval Research, US Army Medical and Materiel Command, Pacific Command, US Army Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research (TATRC), FEMA, and the Department of Homeland Security. Bernice is a graduate of Princeton University summa cum laude in East Asian Studies. She holds certificates in planning, government contracting, Design Thinking, Systems Thinking, and human resource management Project Management Institute (PMI), The National Charrette Institute, Stanford Design School, and Harvard Graduate School of Design.

About NSTXL

The National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL) accelerates the discovery, development and deployment of advanced technology solutions for operational missions and installations of the U.S. Department of Defense at home and abroad. NSTXL prospects and develops innovative technology from across the broad commercial and non-traditional defense marketplace, ensuring the development of better, cheaper, and faster defense capabilities that enhance mission and support the warfighter. The NSTXL platform provides the U.S. Government with the single largest open source global technology prospecting capability anywhere. By incorporating programs from Warfighter Design Thinking sessions to physical and virtual technology challenges, NSTXL serves as a one-stop shop to match U.S. Government requirements with innovative private-sector solutions to deliver Warfighter technology at the speed of mission. To learn more about NSTXL, visit nstxl.org.

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