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Vertx Partners: National security and intelligence in West Virginia


Retired Air Force Col. Sean Frisbee was on a mission to help the U.S. Air Force and the economic state of West Virginia.

Last year, he founded Vertx Partners, a collaborative effort alongside Parallax Advanced Research, to support the development of science and technology innovation in Appalachia.

Originally hailing from upstate New York, the former president and CEO of the WVU Alumni Association and systems program director for the Pentagon’s F-22 Raptor program brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Vertx’s mission to transform the Mountain State into a 21st-century powerhouse for national security, defense and research innovation.

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