Our mission.

We are on the path to make humanity a true space-faring civilization. Through the design and development of advanced hypersonic technology and space vehicle systems, ARC will make space more accessible than ever before and propel the aerospace industry into the future. Our design approach focuses on challenging and rethinking the role of time-tested, tried-and-true technology for use within a next generation system that is resource effective and pushes the boundaries of what was previously thought unattainable.

 

Today the space industry is limited by what the technology allows. With our systems, it will be bounded only by the drive and ingenuity of its players.

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Our leadership team.

Led by our Founder, Othniel Mbamalu, our executive & founding team is built of experts in aerospace engineering, business and finance, and technology commercialization. From NASA & DARPA alumni to executive leadership from global tech conglomerates, our team has the experience and the drive required to build a rapid growth, world-class aerospace organization.
Othniel Mbamalu

Founder / CEO / CTO

Kelli Kedis Ogborn

President / COO

Kent Judy

Co-Founder / Chief Manufacturing Officer

Dane Matheson

Co-Founder

Trever Gregory

Co-Founder

Our partners.

Our advisors.

Jerry Lockenour

Flight Systems Expert

Jerry Lockenour is a renowned expert in flight control system design and development of unmanned systems. With over 50+ years of experience in the aerospace industry (Northrop Grumman, NASA and the United States Air Force) Mr. Lockenour provides advice to the ARC team on the development of state-of-the-art aerospace technology.
Basil Shariff

Consumer Insights Specialist

Basil Shariff brings his expertise in consumer insights and human centered research to the ARC team. With over 15+ years of corporate experience working and consulting with some of the largest and most innovative companies in America (Bloomberg, Morgan Stanley, Disney, Toyota Research Institute, Uber, and the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise) Mr. Shariff provides in-depth knowledge in consumer insights and market development for new technologies.
Kevin Brock

Intelligence Community Expert

Kevin R. Brock is a is highly regarded expert in cyber security and Intelligence mission technologies. With over 20+ years with the FBI and NCTC’s counter-terrorism interagency, to include a position as the Deputy Director, Mr. Brock provides guidance on ARC’s positioning and capabilities matching for mission-critical needs both within the government and private sector.
Stayne Hoff

Aerospace Design Expert

Stayne Hoff specializes in business development of deep tech aerospace products and services for commercial and government use. With over 30+ years of aerospace management and engineering experience, Mr. Hoff brings his depth of knowledge to the ARC team, advising on best practices for growth into the commercial space industry.