Former Alabama Congressman Bud Cramer has joined the board of directors at Radiance Technologies, which has its headquarters in Huntsville’s Cummings Research Park.

Cramer, who retired in 2008 after serving nine terms in the U.S. House of Representatives representing Huntsville and north Alabama, is now working as a lobbyist in Washington.

Bud Cramer at UAH

Former Congressman Bud Cramer speaks at a ceremony 12.4.15 where he donated $50,000 to UAH to help store and preserve his documents from his time in Congress. (photo courtesy of

“We could not be more proud to have Congressman Cramer joining the Radiance team.” said William “Bill” Bailey, Jr., president of Radiance Technologies. “His experience in Washington and his insight will be a tremendous asset for our customers and our future growth.

“Our ultimate customer is the warfighter and the end users of the technology and the products we create and adding Bud to our team will bring a new understanding of how we can better meet their needs in today’s rapidly changing environment.”

Radiance has 12 corporate facilities and 15 project offices across 14 states and two foreign countries serving the Department of Defense, NASA and national intelligence agencies.

“Radiance Technologies has grown over the last 15 years to become one of the most respected aerospace and defense technology firms in the country and I am proud to join their team.” Cramer said in the announcement. “Our nation’s defense, intelligence and space programs are facing enormous challenges and to meet those we must provide them with cutting edge solutions and technology that works. That has been the focus for Radiance from the beginning and I look forward to working with them as they continue to grow and serve the needs of our nation.”