Huntsville, AL – Radiance Technologies, Inc. (Radiance) recently announced the promotion of Mr. David (Dave) Diaddario as the company’s President effective May 16, 2019. Mr. Diaddario is transitioning from his current position as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer to take on this expanded role. Mr. Bill Bailey, who previously held the dual roles of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), will retain his position as CEO.
Mr. Diaddario joined Radiance in 2010. During his tenure at the company, he has been responsible for the development and execution of the overall corporate strategy to ensure both sustained growth as well as corporate evolution and has led the capture and management of numerous critical contracts for the company.
“Over the past nine years I have come to know, trust, and respect Dave. He is without doubt the best person for this job. Dave’s breadth of experience, vision, and knowledge of this industry are exemplary,” said CEO Mr. Bill Bailey. “He brings a wealth of experience in business development, operations, and management ranging from small growing companies to large tier 1 prime contractors. We are fortunate to have him at Radiance and have full confidence that his leadership will help take the company to the next level.”
Prior to joining Radiance, Mr. Diaddario served in numerous leadership positions at BAE Systems in support of the Missile Defense Agency, including supporting the development and fielding of the Sea-Based X-Band (SBX) Radar and serving as the Technical Director for the Southern US. In addition, Mr. Diaddario serves on multiple industry and civic boards including the Air, Space and Missile Defense Association (ASMDA), the Huntsville Aerospace Marketing Association (HAMA), the Marshall Space Flight Center Small Business Executive Leadership Team (SBELT) and is a recent graduate of the FBI Citizens academy.
Commenting on the promotion, Diaddario said, “I am both extremely excited and humbled by this opportunity to help lead Radiance. When I joined the company nine years ago, I knew it was a special place. Every day, I am energized by the important work we are doing to help protect our nation and inspired by the dedication of my fellow employee-owners.”