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ASSIST-U.S.

We collect instantaneous and archival customized and digitized aerial video for government and industry decision makers

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location Concord, NH, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2007
  • Employees 9
  • Website assist-us.com

Company Summary

ASSIST-U.S.(R) employs the latest technologies in aerial imagery acquisition to meet the needs of governments and multiple industries for increased situational awareness and resource control. Our aerial full motion video and air-to-ground communications services provide public safety, homeland security, utility, and environmental managers with cost-effective, real-time and archived, aerial data that promotes mission efficiencies and safety.

Team

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    William D. Bedor, CPA
    CFO

    Bill is a graduate of the UNH Whittemore School of Business and a CPA. A former employee of Ernst and Young, he established a successful CPA firm in South Carolina before selling it to partner with his family in the purchase, successful renovation and sale of the Mount Washington Hotel in NH. He is an active board member of the Cog Railway and CFO of a NH biofuels firm. Bill has been a senior executive and investor in ASSIST-U.S. since 2007.

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    Gerald E. Kobelski
    CEO

    A former Air Force Colonel and Systems Acquisition Officer for airborne communications systems, Gerald’s BA and MBA are from Western New England, his MS in systems management and aerospace operations from USC. He brought 20+ years experience as a program director, vice president and general manager in high tech Internet and data communications firms, including BBN Technologies, Cable & Wireless and Sonus Networks, to ASSIST-U.S. in 2010.

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    Jim Bail
    Director of Sales and Marketing

    Jim has 20 years of experience selling software development tools, developer training and consulting to a wide range of customers in the software development market. He has introduced his products to the highest levels of Fortune 500 companies.
    Former aerial news broadcaster and baseball scout. Jim has full responsibilities of all aspects of marketing and sales

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    Carolyn Abbott
    Director, Marketing Communications

    Company co-founder 30 years experience as a training and performance improvement specialist/communications consultant in high-tech , supporting large and small business. She has a B.A. in English and Masters in Education communications/telecomm industries.
    She is currently responsible for the company’s marketing communications initiatives and programs.

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    Bruce Seibert
    Product Manager

    Company co founder. A military veteran aircraft repairman and crew chief. A Vietnam veteran he crewed on several surveillance aircraft in country. Mr. Seibert has over 30 years in general aviation as a pilot, small business manager, and experimental aircraft builder.
    He also worked for the Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

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    Tina Bedor
    Accounting, HR and Office Manager

    A University of New Hampshire graduate and arny reserve veteran. Subsequently as an accountant and office manager, she managed the accounting, payroll, tax and consulting needs of hundreds of small business clients for her husband's accounting firm.
    Mrs. Bedor manages all the accounting, human resource, and administrative needs of those businesses.
    She is one of the founding members of ASSIST-U.S.

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    Rick Bartle
    CAO/CTO

    Former Airport Operations Supervisor at Pease International Airport. Directed Flight Operations and Aviation School at Daniel Webster College. Rick has led the technological integration of the ASSIST-US sensor systems as well as developed the complete flight operations program. He is a member of the Concord Airport Advisory Board and multiple aviation associations

Advisors

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    Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Nathan Wechsler & Co., P.A.
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Bruce Seibert, Carolyn Abbott, William Bedor,
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    Gerald Kobelski, Phillip Poynor, Wayne Presby, Joel Bedor
    Unconfirmed