Patricia Knighten - Partner

imageTwenty five years senior level operations and program experience ranging from large Fortune 500 companies and national laboratories to start-up technology and service businesses.

  • Plan and manage government business development and marketing programs, partnerships, proposals, and contracts
  • Lead successful start-up and transformation initiatives from the strategy and planning stages to the development and implementation of processes, products, organizational infrastructure, quality management, and process improvement


  • Expert in all aspects of marketing, capture planning, and partnership development in the federal government, particularly in science, technical, and engineering environments.
  • 10+ years of experience of advanced technology marketing and business development.
  • 8+years of corporate executive management experience e in program management and business operations.
  • Affiliated with a well-developed, active network of industry leaders in science and technology, aerospace, government services.
  • Envision and execute strategic concepts to realistic action plans.
  • Resourceful utilization of material and human resources to achieve goals in product and technology development, revenue and funding.


  • The Boulder Group, Boulder, CO, Partner
  • PK Consulting, Abq, NM, Principal
  • Chenega Corporation, Abq, NM, Regional Director, Business Development
  • Time Solutions, LLC/Time Solutions Corp., Albuquerque, NM, VP, Business Development
  • Qynergy Corporation, Albuquerque, NM, Director of Business Development
  • Strategic Technologies, Inc., Albuquerque, NM, Senior Associate
  • The Kemtah Group, Inc., Albuquerque, NM, Director of Corporate Marketing
  • Muse Technologies, Inc., Albuquerque, NM, Business Development Manager
  • Sandia National Laboratories, Inc., Abq, NM, Technology Transfer Analyst
  • Lamb Associates, Inc., Albuquerque, NM, Senior Analyst
  • Rolls-Royce Inc., U.S. Military Programs, San Antonio, TX, Regional Marketing Rep.
  • C-17 Program, McDonnell Douglas, Long Beach, CA, Logistics Analyst
  • B-1B Program; Rockwell International, El Segundo, CA Logistics Project Engineer


  • Project Management Professional/Lean Six Sigma Certificate Program, Villanova University, 2011
  • Bachelor of Science, Logistics Management, Weber State University, 1983
  • DOE "Q" Clearance