About

About

About 2020vet’s Founder

Erica G. Courtney is U.S. Army veteran having served in various positions to include; military police, scout helicopter pilot and paratrooper. As a trailblazer, she graduated number one in her cadet class, was part of the first group of women to go Cavalry and the first to graduate the Advanced Armor Cavalry Course.  Her staff work included flight operations, senior logistical, contracting and budget management positions in charge of $750M in equipment, 200 million-dollar budgets and 2,500 people in the most deployable units in peacetime and in war.  Upon leaving active duty after 14-years of service in 2005, she worked as a corporate executive and then founded a company focused on government business development growing on average of 45% year-over-year for five years.  Erica then sold the company in 2014 and founded 2020vet, Inc. centered around supply chain management and engineering services. She re-commissioned in 2013 in the U.S. Army Reserve where she was a cadet instructor and currently serves as a Major on the Joint Chiefs of Staff working on Women, Peace and Security DoD policy and strategy as a NATO certified Gender Advisor. She is currently on the Board of Directors for Women Impacting Public Policy and a member of NAWRB’s Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council. Additionally, she is a Commissioner appointed by the Governor to the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls representing approximately 20M residents.   She is co-founder of Zulu Time, Inc. which is a veteran transition center focused on community integration ultimately providing the veteran a livelihood and sense of purpose.

Formerly, Erica was a Commissioner representing more than 650K women in Florida, was a Board member of an independent K-8 school, and a Past Board President of the U.S. Veterans Business Alliance-the longest running national veteran organization focused on veterans and entrepreneurship. Erica has received numerous awards to include being named as a woman with the leadership background and ability to change the world by Oprah and the White House Project, 40 under 40 doing good things in business and the community by the Jacksonville, FL Business Journal, a 2015 Woman of Influence by the Silicon Valley Business Journal, 2016 National SROTC Cadet Instructor of the Year, 2016 nominated change maker by the White House Summit on the United State of Women, 2017 Small Business Innovation award by AT&T and a Veteran Leader by NAWRB in 2019.  Erica has a B.S. in Communications from the University of Hawaii, an Executive MBA from Florida International University and EMBA program internships in India and China. More at https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericacourtney

Differentiators

Supply Chain Management (SCM)/Optimized Logistics

  • Supply Chain Management-Set aside space in a 158,000 sq. ft. facility that is ISO9001, ISO13485 and TL9000 certified attesting to quality and security
  • Partnerships with private, public and community organizations
  • Veteran owned and operated-proven to reduce risk as we are opt to be more successful than other small businesses
  • 10,000/day individual and 100,000/day same order fulfillment capacity
  • On-time delivery and order accuracy are our premier performance indicators for quality and process excellence
  • Founders have over 40 years combined experience in SCM
  • State-of-the-art technologies in the heart of Silicon Valley, California (HQs)
    • Can integrate with the top software systems (SAP, ERP etc.)
    • Virtualized infrastructure exists in a fully functional, private cloud across multiple data centers
    • Create platforms to develop applications quickly, host information securely and scale up our services
    • Implement custom system integrations with customers, vendors and other trading partners in ½ the time of our competitors with better scalability, visibility and results
    • Proprietary software systems
    • Highly experienced in the newest information gathering and communications platforms to include drones
  • Vigorously protect our clients’ brand through strict adherence to best in class quality standards

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

  • Multiple FAA approvals to fly hundreds of UASs
  • First UAS test site access to conduct night operations, utilize daisy-chained visual observers, multiple concurrent unmanned operations, fly heavier that 55lb aircraft, utilize ground based radar as sense and avoid technology, mission control center and the development of flight standards
  • Operate in 1 of 6 FAA approved safe and secure UAS Center of Excellence
  • Fleet of qualified pilots trained and experienced in multiple platforms
  • Complete understanding of FAA drone flight rules and regulations
  • Highly networked to bring the right team together to explore legitimate business solutions
  • Define, design, and implement mobility solutions to enhance business productivity and gain efficiency-turnkey solution
  • 2020vet founder prior U.S. Army scout reconnaissance pilot familiar with multiple flight missions in order to gain intel to make informed decisions
  • Private/public partnerships with industry, universities and non profits that have extensive past performance in a very young industry

Engineering & Technical

  • Our professional have on average 20+ years experience
  • Drones to access areas that are otherwise inaccessible, difficult or dangerous to reach
  • Forensic engineering and consulting with a global reach
  • Investigative approach
  • Review construction drawings, financials and QC
  • Accident investigation
  • Disaster recovery & environmental expertise
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Local, state and federal past performance
  • Broad spectrum of products, industries and applications

Differentiators

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