Al Davis, MBA, MS

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Al Davis was appointed Deputy Director of TEEX on May 1, 2014 by the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System. He previously served as the Director of the National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center (NERRTC). Mr. Davis brings significant professional experience to this position having served as a program coordinator, director of training, and director for NERRTC where he provided fiscal oversight of a multi-million dollar training program that reaches across the United States. He works closely with the Texas A&M University System legislative staff in Washington, D.C. to ensure continued funding and for opportunities for additional funding to support homeland security initiatives.

He serves as a Chairman of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC), Principal Member of the National Cyber Security Preparedness Consortium (NCPC), and as an advisory board member of the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4). His position requires that he work cross functionally with the operational divisions and administrative entities of the agency.

Prior to his employment with TEEX in 2005, he worked as a consultant with United Water and, chief executive of the Public School District in New Orleans. He served in the United States Marine Corps and retired at the rank of colonel.

Mr. Davis has earned a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from Southern University; a Master's Degree in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University; and an MBA from Averett University. He is the author of Pride, Progress and Prospects: The Marine Corps' Efforts to Increase the Presence of African American Officers (1970-1995) and; he is featured in the Marine Corps' publication, Path Breakers, In Their Own Words.

Professional History
  • Director, TEEX/NERRTC
  • Director, TEEX/Homeland Security Services Program Coordinator, TEEX/NERRTC Management Consultant
  • Educational Leader, New Orleans, LA
  • Commissioned Officer, U.S. Marine Corps
Education
  • Master of Business Administration (Averett University)
  • Master of Science (National Defense University, Industrial College of the Armed Forces)
  • Bachelor of Science (Southern University)