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Jason Mello


Jason retired from the USAF [Colonel] with over 23 years of leadership, driving innovation in air, space, and cyber domains, and managing high-stakes national security programs. After his military career, he served as President of the federal subsidiary at Firefly Aerospace, Inc., and led government relations, revenue growth, business development, and MARCOM. His corporate leadership experience led to a successful CFIUS resolution with a foreign investor, winning the VICTUS NOX mission along with multiple other contract awards to re-brand and drive revenue to the company. With his corporate and government leadership, Jason has a proven track record in leading teams in research and development, building innovative programs, proposal support, and change management across multiple domains. Lastly, he is an advisor and consultant to several companies providing executive-level support on space, intelligence, and government engagements with private industry.