From left, Jeannette Balleza Collins, Startup Junkie Consulting LLC director of programs; Jayshica Amargos, executive consultant; Brett Amerine, director of operations; and Jeff Amerine, founding principal.
As captain in the U.S. Air Force during the Cold War, Jeff Amerine was part of an elite team that manned nuclear weapons systems at F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
He once designed and delivered defense electronics and commercial satellite communication network systems in Baltimore, Maryland, for Westinghouse Electric Co. Inc., one of the world’s largest nuclear power firms.
And, back home in Arkansas, Amerine served as vice president of communication and networking for American Freightways and later worked for Silicon Valley-based KonaWare.
His career has been exciting and has consisted of a wide range of experiences. However, Amerine considers the seven years he spent commercializing technology at the University of Arkansas to be the highlight so far.
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