Patricia M. Knighten, Principal Consultant with PK Strategic Development Consulting
Patricia M. Knighten, Principal Consultant with PK Strategic Development Consulting, has been selected to serve on the Logistics Officer Association’s Board of Advisors.
Knighten will share over 35 years of professional experience in business development, strategy, and technology and innovation management for industry and government. During her recent position as Vice President of Business Development at Vibrant Corporation, and now, as a consultant, she is working to bring new applications for Vibrant’s Process Compensated Resonance Testing (PCRT) technology to the defense aerospace sector, emphasizing additive manufacturing evaluation, and analytics for digital twin and condition based maintenance.
At a time when the Air Force is particularly focused on improving the efficiency of its acquisitions and innovation adoption processes, LOA is excited to benefit from Knighten’s various successes and partnerships in the contracting and technology transition realm.
Knighten, a friend to all Air Force maintainers, has life-long ties to the Air Force Logistics Enterprise as the daughter of Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez, former Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics and Engineering. Marquez is known throughout the logistics community as the ‘Godfather of Aircraft Maintenance’.