Space Imaging expands federal sales team with the appointment of two directors

Space Imaging expands federal sales team with the appointment of two directors

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July 29,2002-Space Imaging, a provider of Earth imagery and related services to commercial and government markets, has announced the appointment of Jim Youker to director of Military Programs and Dennis Jones to director of Intelligence & National Security Programs.

Jim Youker, director of Military Programs, is responsible for selling imagery, products, and services to the Commands and Agencies of the Department of Defense. Youker has more than 15 years experience in marketing and sales, most recently as Space Imaging’s director of Solutions’ Strategy. Before joining Space Imaging, Youker held various marketing positions with Coors Brewing Company. Prior to that Youker was chief of Industrial Engineering and chief programs representative for Lockheed Martin Astronautics’ electronics manufacturing facility. Youker holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Northern Colorado. He is a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves and commands a combat support brigade size unit.

Dennis Jones, director of Intelligence & National Security Programs is responsible for all sales to the United States Government Intelligence Community organizations. Jones has more than 11 years industry experience, most recently as Space Imaging’s director of Global Alliance Programs. Prior to joining Space Imaging, Jones was senior project engineer at The Aerospace Corporation where he led commercial imagery and technology transfer strategy, policy and plans development for the National Reconnaissance Office. Jones holds a bachelor of art’s degree in history from Yale University and a master’s degree in governmental administration from the University of Pennsylvania.