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Dr. Cassie Barlow
Executive Director of the Wright State University Aerospace Professional Development Center and the Advanced Technical Intelligence Center

Dr. Barlow is currently the Executive Director of the Wright State University Aerospace Professional Development Center and the Advanced Technical Intelligence Center. Both of these organizational are laser focused on Workforce Development needs across Ohio primarily in the Aerospace and Defense industry. Dr. Barlow was the 88th Air Base Wing and Installation Commander, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. She was in command of one of the largest air base wings in the Air Force with more than 5,000 Air Force military, civilian, and contractor employees. The wing provided support and services to one of the largest, most diverse, and most organizationally complex bases in the Air Force including a major acquisition center, research and development laboratories, a major command headquarters, an airlift wing, and the world's largest military air museum. The base is home to more than 27,000 employees and is the largest single site employer in the state of Ohio. Dr. Barlow has served in a variety of positions in the information management, behavioral science and personnel careers fields at squadron, Wing, direct reporting unit, major command, Air Force and combatant command levels. Dr. Barlow was selected by the Air Force Institute of Technology to attend Rice University to earn a doctorate in Organizational Psychology. After graduation, she served as a behavioral scientist at the Air Force Research Laboratory and the Air Force Academy. She was then selected to lead the analysis team for the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Developing Aerospace Leaders Program. In addition to her Doctorate from Rice University noted above, Dr. Barlow also has earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Georgetown University, a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Chapman University, a Master's degree in Military Operational Art and Science from the Air Command and Staff College, and a Master's degree in National Security from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University in Washington D.C.