Hardy Poole – Senior textile industry executive with 25+ years experience as the U.S. textile industry’s senior technology manager who represented the industry nationally and internationally on a broad range of technology issues including engineered products and their performance, safety aspects of products, product specifications, and related issues within the textile industry complex.

Represented the U.S. textile industry on all technical issues before the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Energy and other federal agencies with interest in high-performance textiles. Experienced textile professional who managed complete cycle of military item research and development (R&D) functions from identification of candidate materials through product production. Has extensive knowledge in government contracting and proven skills in guiding companies through the R&D process within the DoD, leading to government contracts.