Tom Harker serves as the Department of Defense (DoD) and Civilian Chair for Aeyon’s Board of Advisors. Mr. Harker has 30 years of public and private sector experience in Defense and Homeland Security, most recently serving as the acting Secretary of the Navy in 2021, acting DOD CFO in 2020, and Department of the Navy CFO from 2018-2021. As a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, Mr. Harker’s specialties include budget, acquisition, internal controls, audit readiness policy, property management, and financial reporting. His leadership of the Coast Guard audit readiness and internal control program contributed to the Department of Homeland Security moving from 10 successive disclaimers to a clean audit opinion. Mr. Harker graduated from the University of California Berkeley in 1990 and received an MBA from the University of Miami.