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Lloyd Reshard



Lloyd Reshard serves as the president of Pivotal Data Technologies, his company develops mobile and web applications for networking purposes.  He serves on the Mechanical Engineering Advisory Committee at FAMU-FSU College of Engineering and the Board of Trustees Community Maritime Park Associates Inc.  Additionally, he has served as a part-time senior research scientist at George Washington University.  He is a national award winning engineer. His recognitions include: Black Engineer of the Year Award for Career Achievement Government, the DoD Civilian Meritorious Service Award for the Global War On Terrorism, the General Lester L. Lyles Award for employee mentoring, the National Science Foundation’s Center for High Performance Reconfigurable Computing Vision Award, and the Air Force Material Command NAACP Award for promoting diversity in the workplace.

In April of 2012, Mr. Reshard retired after 26 years with the Air Force Research Laboratory, where he spent his last six years as the chief of the Munitions Aerodynamics Sciences Branch. He was the first African-American engineering branch chief at the Munitions Directorate. There, Mr. Reshard managed one of the largest branches with 34 employees, and executed $250 million in programs in six years, averaging over $40 million annually.  Mr. Reshard’s extensive and diverse technology development portfolio ranged from micro air weapons and robots to massive 15-ton penetrator concepts. He graduated from the University of Florida in 1980 with a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering.  He began his engineering career at Bendix Corporation as a process and product engineer.

Mr. Reshard is married to Robin, an independent television producer and host and motivational speaker, and together they have three children: Lloyd, Jr., Nathalie, and Theron.