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Lt. General (Retired) Thomas Bostick

Lt. General (Retired) Thomas Bostick

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Lieutenant General (Retired) Thomas P. Bostick recently served as Chief Operating Officer and President, Intrexon Bioengineering at Intrexon Corporation (NASDAQ: XON, Now Precigen: PRGN). Gen. Bostick served as the 53rd Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He helped lead the nation’s response following Superstorm Sandy.  He served as the Deputy Chief of Staff, for Personnel responsible for the human resource requirements for over 1 million soldiers and 330,000 civilians; Bostick served as the Commanding General, U.S. Army Recruiting Command; and Assistant Division Commander of Maneuver, then Assistant Division Commander of Support for the 1st Cavalry Division. He deployed with the division in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom before commanding the Gulf Region Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers where he was responsible for an $18B construction program. During 9/11, he served as the senior watch officer in the National Military Command Center as the nation responded to the crisis. Gen. Bostick was an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at West Point and was a White House Fellow, working as a special assistant to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Gen. Bostick serves on the Boards of CSX Corp. (NASDAQ: CSX), Perma-Fix (NASDAQ: PESI), HireVue and Streamside, both private companies, and American Corporate Partners, a 501c3 assisting Veterans. He is a Forbes Contributor.  He is a 1978 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and holds Master of Science Degrees in both Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, and a PhD in Systems Engineering from George Washington University. Gen. Bostick is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Construction, and the Hall of Fame of the George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science.