Lloyd Reshard graduated from University of Florida (UF) 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.
In April of 2012, Mr. Reshard retired after 26 years with the Air Force Research Laboratory, the last six years as the chief of the munitions aerodynamics sciences branch, formerly the flight vehicle integrations branch. He was the first African-American engineering branch chief of the munitions directorate. There, Mr. Reshard managed one of the largest branches with 34 employees, and executed $250M in programs in six years, averaging over $40M annually.
Mr. Reshard’s extensive and diverse technology development portfolio ranges from micro air weapons and robots to massive 15-ton penetrators.
Currently, he serves as the CEO of Tip or Tap Marketing, located in Pensacola, Fl. Tip or Tap Marketing promotes events and has developed mobile technology that allows corporate America to promote its brands and network from a cultural perspective.
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.