Welcome Jay Frey!

By ABSI Marketing

ABSI Aerospace and Defense is honored to announce the appointment of our newest Vice President, Mr. James “Chewy” Frey, who just completed an impressive career as a Senior Military Officer in the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Frey’s extensive military background and strategic expertise in unmanned systems will significantly bolster our executive leadership team’s capabilities as he begins his tenure leading our CxISRT Vertical.

During his active-duty career, Mr. Frey held several key positions, each contributing to his deep understanding of tactical and strategic operations. As the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Branch Head and Aviation Expeditionary Enablers Branch Head at the Pentagon, he demonstrated his exceptional capability in overseeing complex aviation programs, focusing on innovation and technological advancement in unmanned systems. His leadership and strategic insights in these roles have been pivotal in shaping modern aerial warfare and expeditionary tactics.

As Commanding Officer at the Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Atlantic in Little Creek, VA, Mr. Frey led the effort to enhance specialized training programs, ensuring preparedness and efficiency in expeditionary operations. During his tenure as Commanding Officer of the Marine Unmanned Aerial Systems Squadron Thee (VMU-3) in Twentynine Palms, CA, Mr. Frey spearheaded the deployment and operational integration of unmanned systems.

These roles have uniquely positioned Mr. Frey to lead our CxISRT Vertical. His comprehensive experience in unmanned systems, combined with his proven leadership in both training and combat operations, aligns seamlessly with ABSI’s overall strategic objectives.

Our CEO has expressed his utmost confidence in Mr. Frey’s capabilities and offered, “Adding a high-caliber professional like Jay to our team is significant for ABSI. His extensive experience developed through years of increasingly demanding assignments in the Marine Corps, provides him with the kind of perspectives that allow us to bring innovative solutions to bear for our customers. We are confident that his leadership will not only drive innovation and excellence throughout our CxISRT team but also contribute significantly to the company’s continued growth and success.”

We warmly welcome Mr. Frey to the ABSI team and eagerly anticipate the many positive impacts that he will undoubtedly bring about.