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Rhonda Irby

President

Rhonda Irby serves as the President of OCR Global. She is responsible for providing strategic direction and overall management for programs and capture efforts across all defense sectors. Rhonda’s successful record of accomplishment spans across US DOD, Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa, with a specialization in frontier markets. In her most recent position as Vice President of Business Development at OCR, Rhonda supported the acquisition of several companies, most significantly was the acquisition of Multinational Defense Services, LLC.

Over the last decade, Rhonda has developed and won major contracts with defense and peacekeeping agencies including UN, NATO, US Government, foreign militaries, law enforcement agencies and private security groups. Her dedication to our customers is exemplified in her traveling and living in combat zones so she can provide first hand support and services. She has also worked closely with international development agencies such as the World Bank, UN, US DoD and USAID on economic development and advisory projects for war stricken regions. Her extensive network of contacts, in the private and public sectors, includes cabinet-level government officials, senior corporate executives and other political figures.

She considers one of her greatest achievements to be her development work in Afghanistan. Her focus was to help support the stabilization process that was a major focus of both General Petraeus. Rhonda supported the facilitation of collaboration across government agencies and the private sector for the development of Afghanistan’s mining and energy sectors. She led and developed consortium of international companies for Afghanistan’s first ever Hydrocarbon bid rounds. She was influential in negotiating the rights to develop Afghanistan’s first Independent Power Plant, with senior government officials up to the President, including arranging of finance with development banks and partnerships with international power producers.

Rhonda earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Geosciences from California State University, Chico, and has done graduate work there as well. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Japanese from UC, Irvine. Rhonda also sits on the board of the organizing committee of the Middle East Process Engineering Conference, and is a member of the American Business Council in Dubai.

Rhonda Irby

President

Rhonda Irby serves as the President of OCR Global and is responsible for providing strategic direction and overall management for programs and capture efforts across all defense sectors. Rhonda’s successful track record spans across US DOD, Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa with a specialization in frontier markets. In her most recent position as Vice President of Business Development at OCR, Rhonda supported the acquisition of several companies, most significantly was the acquisition of Multinational Defense Services, LLC.

Over the last decade, Rhonda has developed and won major contracts with defense and peace keeping agencies including UN, NATO, US Government, foreign militaries, law enforcement agencies and private security groups. She has lived on remote military bases when needed and traveled to places few could pronounce in the name of sales and customer service. She has also worked closely with international development agencies such as World Bank, UN, US DoD and USAID on economic development and advisory projects for war stricken regions. Her extensive network of contacts in the private and public sectors includes cabinet-level government officials, senior corporate executives and other political figures.

She considers one of her greatest achievements to be her development work in Afghanistan. Her focus was to help support the stabilization process that was a major focus of both General Petraeus and General McCrystal. Rhonda supported the facilitation of collaboration across government agencies and the private sector for the development of Afghanistan’s mining and energy sectors. She led and developed consortiums of international companies for Afghanistan’s first ever Hydrocarbon bid rounds. She was influential in negotiating up to the President level for the rights to develop Afghanistan’s first Independent Power Plant including arranging of finance with development banks and partnerships with international power producers.

Rhonda earned her Bachelors Degree in the Geosciences from California State University, Chico and has done graduate work there as well. She holds an Associates Degree in Japanese from UC, Irvine. Rhonda also sits on the board of the organizing committee of the Middle East Process Engineering Conference and is a member of the American Business Council in Dubai.