Robert Rhea, a Partner at McKinsey & Company based in Washington, DC, has significant experience serving clients in the national security market including government, aerospace & defense, and government contractors. Mr. Rhea has more than 25 years of management consulting experience, assisting clients in strategy development, operational improvement, and technology-based transformation, serving senior clients in the U.S. Department of Defense and the aerospace & defense industry.
A highly regarded value chain expert and thought leader on business model innovation, Mr. Rhea is the author of several articles that have appeared in defense and consumer industry publications on supply chain trends, issues, and innovations. His previous positions have included CEO of The Stonehurst Consulting Group, Partner at the Boston Consulting Group and President of the Group’s federal practice, Senior Partner with A.T. Kearney, Senior Vice President at BearingPoint, and Partner at KPMG. Mr. Rhea served as an Officer and a Captain in the U.S. Air Force. He earned an MBA from the University of West Florida in Pensacola, FL and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Lafayette College in Easton, PA