O’Neil to lead China Lake Alliance, EDC

O’Neil to lead  China Lake  Alliance, EDCScott O’Neil was confirmed this week as the new executive director for the Indian Wells Valley Economic Development Corpora-tion and its subsidiary, the China Lake Alliance.

O’Neil capped his 40-year career at China Lake with more than a decade of service as the executive director of the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division. Following his retirement, he has served as an advocate of the base and community.

He has been praised by representatives of both EDC and CLA as the person who can lead both organizations to new levels of success.

“I am excited about support both the EDC and the China Lake Alliance,” said O’Neil. “Today, there are many exciting opportunities for Ridgecrest and NAWCWD. Both are in good shape and postured to capture these opportunities. I have lots of ideas and energy to lead in these endeavors.”

Watch future editions of the News Review for details about O’Neil’s vision and priorities. “I have a lot of ideas about the base and the valley, and I’m looking forward to turning a new page.”

Story First Published: 2016-12-23