Jeff Ford


Jeff Ford Director of Business Development

Jeff brings more than 26 years of proven defense industry, military, and intelligence community knowledge and experience to Knight Aerospace.  In his role as Vice President of Business Development, Jeff leads efforts to help Knight maintain its position as a global leader in providing customers with airworthy, roll-on/roll-off modular and palletized solutions.


Prior to joining Knight, Jeff spent six years with a large defense contractor, bringing technology and innovation together to provide government customers with affordable, high-impact solutions in the areas of airborne ISR and big data management. In addition, Jeff served as an officer in the U.S.A.F. for more than 20 years. Highlights include multiple deployments, serving as the collection requirements manager for U.S. Central Command, commanding the largest flying squadron in the USAF, serving as an action officer on the Joint Staff and Air Staff, and directing missions for a national-level intelligence agency.