Washington DC (February 10, 2012)FOCUS LLC, a national middle market investment banking firm providing merger, acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance services, announces that Thomas Woosley has joined FOCUS as a Senior Advisor in its Washington, DC office.

According to Doug Rodgers, FOCUS’ CEO, “Thom’s more than 30 years of experience in the intelligence community and defense industry will bring FOCUS clients unique access and perspective into the Intelligence and defense community at the highest levels.”

Mr. Woosley served 26 years as a career army intelligence officer, holding numerous command and staff positions including: chief of military intelligence for the U.S. Army Personnel Command, commander of a tactical military intelligence (SIGINT) battalion, commander of a strategic military intelligence brigade supporting the National Security Agency, chief of the Initiatives Group for the deputy chief of staff for intelligence (G2) and as chief of the Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Directorate/Force Development and Integration (DAMO-FDI) for the deputy chief of staff for operations and plans (G3). As the senior intelligence officer assigned to the G3, Woosley directed all planning, programming and budgeting for tactical intelligence programs valued at over $5 billion.

Mr. Woosley started his career with the Battelle Memorial Institute and later spent ten years with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) as a senior vice president. He lead the largest SAIC Operation in the Pacific, growing a contract base valued at over $500M and supporting Air Operations Center (AOC), intelligence, communications and logistics activities at nine Air Force, Army and Combatant Command locations around the Pacific rim.

COL (R) Woosley is a member of the Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame at Fort Benning, Georgia and is a recipient of the Military Intelligence Corps’s Knowlton Award. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, the Defense language Institute, the Army Command and General Staff College, the Armed Forces Staff College and the US Army War College.


FOCUS LLC provides a range of middle market investment banking services with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and corporate finance. FOCUS is a national firm serving clients from offices in major cities across the United States. FOCUS specializes in business units with transactions or revenues in the $5-300 million range, serving entrepreneurs, corporate owners and various types of investors across a broad range of industries, throughout the U.S. and worldwide. FOCUS bankers are seasoned operating and financial executives with extensive transaction experience. Securities transactions conducted by FOCUS Securities LLC, an affiliated company, registered Broker Dealer member FINRA/SIPC. For more information on FOCUS, visit www.focusbankers.com.

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