SOURCE: The Avascent Group

February 23, 2009 11:26 ET

Daryle Lademan Joins The Avascent Group

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - February 23, 2009) - The Avascent Group, Washington, DC's premier strategy and management consultancy, today welcomed Daryle Lademan as a Principal with the firm. "We are pleased to welcome Daryle as a member of our senior team," said Steve Irwin, Avascent's president.

Ms. Lademan is a 15-year veteran of aerospace and defense consulting, with a deep expertise in M&A transaction support, commercial aerospace, and space markets. Throughout her consulting career, Ms. Lademan has played an integral role in numerous due diligence engagements, supporting both strategic and financial buyers of defense and commercial aerospace properties.

Ms. Lademan has particularly strong expertise in commercial aircraft and aviation markets, having conducted diligence on dozens of firms engaged in the original equipment and aftermarket manufacturing and servicing of aerostructures, aero engines, avionics, aircraft interiors, and other aircraft systems and components. Her knowledge base covers a range of operational, financial, and regulatory issues impacting aircraft suppliers and operators, from OEMs to Tier 3 manufacturers, across the full spectrum of the industry, from large airliners to business aircraft.

Prior to joining Avascent, Ms. Lademan served as a Director at CSP Associates, Inc., where she spent nearly a decade advising a broad range of defense and aerospace clients in strategy and transaction services. In addition, Ms. Lademan served as an independent advisor on political and communications strategy to the Airline Pilots Security Alliance, a non-profit organization focused on improving aviation security.

While earning an M.A. in Science, Technology, and Public Policy, Ms. Lademan worked as a NASA Space Grant Fellow at The George Washington University's Space Policy Institute. She also holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Central Florida, and is a graduate of the International Space University's Policy and Law program.

Ms. Lademan is active in a number of professional development and charitable organizations. She is the current President-Elect of Women in Aerospace, and served as the organization's Vice President for Membership in 2006 and 2007. She is an avid fitness enthusiast and a volunteer marathon coach for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training program.

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The Avascent Group is the leading management consulting firm specializing in serving senior executives in the defense, aerospace, homeland security, logistics, technical services and infrastructure sectors. Avascent provides a full range of management consulting services, from strategic planning to market analysis to organizational and operational improvement.

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