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Major General Bradley D. Spacy USAF (retired)
Dr. Anthony Jones
Mr. Robert Yu
Geof Rochester


Our Advisory Board is comprised of senior-level experts in defense, manufacturing, technology and international business.

Major General Bradley D. Spacy

USAF (retired)


General Spacy has over 30 years of experience in the US Air Force leading complex organizations from small unit to global enterprise, in peacetime and combat operations.  He is a six-time commander, having commanded two squadrons, a Mission Support Group, two Wings, and the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center.  He held numerous key staff positions at all levels of the Air Force and Joint Staff and was the Air Force Liaison to the US Senate.  


General Spacy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Fresno State University in California, a Master of Science Degree in Education from the University of Southern Mississippi, he was a National Defense Fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies and a Senior Executive Fellow at Harvard.  He is a published author and fitness innovator.


Since his retirement, General Spacy has been active in commercial industry as a CEO, Board Member and Consultant.  


General Spacy has been married to his wife Lisa for 36 years and they have two married daughters and twin grandchildren.

Dr. Anthony Jones

Dr. Jones founded Intake Works LLC which focuses on developing advanced  materials and technical approaches to draw seawater into desalination facilities  while leaving the fish in the sea.


Dr. Jones holds a doctorate in oceanography from the University of Hawaii, masters in Biology from San Diego State University, and a BA in Zoology and Marine Biology from UC Berkeley.


Dr. Jones has extensive international experience in the fields of ocean mining, marine renewable energy technology development water purification and desalination


Mr. Robert YU

Robert Yu is a veteran of the manufacturing industry, with over 30 years of executive experience with major global 100 companies, having worked  extensively in North America, Asia, and Europe.


In addition to his global  experience on multiple continents, Robert has held executive leadership positions in Manufacturing, Product Development, Marketing, Sales and Services, and International Operations with preeminent global companies such as General Motors and Ford, and C-level positions with global leading tier 1 supplier such as Minth Group.


Robert is current the Head of Manufacturing Park, NIO, a new energy vehicle start-up with operations in USA, China, Germany and England.

Most recently, Robert joined the Bishop Ascendant Inc. as an Advisor. Robert is a  graduate of University of Toronto, and hold a B.A.Sc. degree in Industrial  Engineering.


Geof Rochester

Geof Rochester is a strategic advisor to nonprofit and brand leadership in the areas  business, marketing and communications. Geof is a recognized thought-leader across corporate  sustainability and responsibility, NGOs, philanthropy, and social entrepreneurship. He brings  distinctive and dynamic experience with the world’s leading conservation NGO, media  companies, and consumer goods brands.

Most recently, Geof served in global roles as Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer of  The Nature Conservancy, where he was responsible for steering the organization's marketing,  membership and visibility strategies. Prior, Geof held the positions of Executive Vice President for  Marketing at World Wrestling Entertainment and Senior Vice President for Marketing at Showtime  Networks. Earlier in his career, Geof served in senior marketing positions with Comcast  Communications, Radisson Hotels International and P&G.

Geof holds board positions and consults with several nonprofit organizations, helping them  advance their missions through strategic marketing efforts. He speaks regularly on the topics of  brand purpose and sustainability. Geof is a graduate of Georgetown University and received an  MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


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