Electromet is pleased to announce the appointment of Dixon Hicks as Electromet’s Executive Vice President. Dixon will begin his duties on Monday, October 2, reporting directly to Electromet’s President, David O. McCain.
As Executive Vice President, Dixon will assume most executive functional responsibilities with Senior Managers and Directors reporting to him. Additionally, Dixon will focus on growth of the organization. Dixon will be a great addition to Electromet.
Dixon is retired after 20 plus years as a Navy submarine officer, with multiple leadership assignments, the last being as Commanding Officer of the nuclear submarine, the USS Ohio. Dixon has extensive experience in the Department of Defense on programming and budgeting; naval industrial operations and maintenance; process improvement; policy planning; strategic problem solving process; as well as submarine operations, and has served on the operational staffs of the Pacific Fleet and several staff tours in the Pentagon.
Dixon joins Electromet after 3 years as Program Manager and Director of a Navy consulting contractor.
Dixon received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, a Masters in Financial Management from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a Certificate in Public Policy and Administration from the George Mason University.
Dixon currently resides with his wife, Tracy, in Centreville, Virginia, but will be relocating to the area. They have two children – a son in Colorado and a daughter just entering the freshman class at William and Mary.