Dale Hopper Joining Valkyrie Enterprises as Senior Vice President
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, August 26, 2022- Valkyrie Enterprises, LLC, an engineering, technology, and operational solutions company, is pleased to announce that Dale Hopper will be joining the company as Senior Vice President, Sustainment and Modernization. Dale will lead the consolidated business that integrates Valkyrie’s Readiness and Sustainment, Maritime Modernization and Atlantic CommTech business operations.
“I have known and worked with Dale over the past 20 years. He is a strong, mission-focused leader with a proven track record successfully operating and growing businesses in the defense sector,” said Dave Streett, President and Chief Operating Officer. “Dale is the perfect fit to integrate and lead Valkyrie’s growing portfolio of logistics, modernization, and installation programs and capabilities.”
Prior to joining Valkyrie, Dale served as Vice President of Operations, Shipboard Readiness for Amentum where he oversaw their Navy Regional Maintenance Center (RMC) portfolio that included prime contracts in HM&E, C5I, and Submarine support. He also had contract oversight for Surface Force Logistics Center (USCG), Coast Guard Machinery Assessment Program, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Newport and the entire waterfront support in Groton, CT.
Hopper served 21 years in the United States Navy, starting out as a Seaman Storekeeper, and retiring as a Master Chief. His duty stations included the USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 709), USS Scranton (SSN 756), Fitting Out and Supply Support Assistance Center (FOSSAC), Assistant Supply Officer at Submarine Squadron Eight, and the Submarine Force Storekeeper at Commander, Submarine Force, Atlantic. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Strayer University.