Armor Dynamics is pleased to announce that Michael Collins, formerly a member of the Advisory Board, has joined the team in a full-time capacity as Executive Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Collins brings a wealth of experience and knowledge with him and is a welcome addition to the management structure.
Mr. Collins is New York City’s former Police Director and Chief for the Department of Environmental Protection and is the past Chairman and President of the Officers Association for New York’s National Guard and State Drilling Forces. He aims to help the company increase its presence in the military and homeland defense sector, as well as providing inroads to national and international markets.
Mr. Collins has served as a Special Assistant to the Mayor of the City of New York and as Director of Security Planning for the NYC Water Supply System. He has been a member of the Police Executive Research Forum, Director of Fire & Life Safety at Goldman Sachs and Senior Vice President for Sales at American Defense Systems, Inc. He currently serves on the Executive Board of the New York Police Chief’s Benevolent Association.
He is a commissioned naval officer who served as Commander of Navy and Marine Corps personnel at Ground Zero. He as attended the Army War College NSS program and is a graduate of the New York City Police Academy and Fire Academy. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from New York Institute of Technology and has attended the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
About Armor Dynamics, Inc.
Armor Dynamics designs and develops innovative armor products that are lighter, stronger and less expensive than competitive armor systems. Armor Dynamics armor systems provide superior levels of protection by using proprietary technologies, advanced composite and custom-configured ceramic materials. Our advanced armor systems can be easily modified to meet evolving threats and can be adapted to specific combat and threat conditions in the field.
With a focus and expertise in manufacturing techniques and processes, coupled with innovative applications, Armor Dynamics produces high-function, high-quality armor systems. By utilizing its proprietary innovations and its long-standing relationships, Armor Dynamics is able to produce its systems at a significantly higher volume and a lower cost to consumers.
Armor Dynamics was founded by individuals with security, engineering, manufacturing and military backgrounds. This combined experience and knowledge has been critical in developing new and innovative products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security forces.