Deep Water Point & Associates Announces the Addition of Sean M. Kirkpatrick, Ph.D. to the Company 

by | Jul 10, 2024

Organization expands national security expertise with dedicated principal hire    

MCLEAN VA, July 10, 2024 – Deep Water Point & Associates (DWPA), a federal management consulting, advisory, and growth firm and portfolio company of Renovus Capital Partners, officially welcomes Dr. Sean M. Kirkpatrick to the team as a principal. Dr. Kirkpatrick joins the company after retiring from government service as the Director, All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office in December 2023. 

DWPA’s newest principal brings with him a wealth of knowledge from his diverse background in systems engineering, research and development, acquisition oversight, operations and policy. After completing a Doctorate in Physics at the University of Georgia in 1995, Dr. Kirkpatrick has accumulated nearly three decades of experience in the Scientific and Technical Intelligence (S&TI) field, specializing in space and counterspace mission areas. With extensive experience in positions at the Naval Research Lab, Air Force Research Lab, National Reconnaissance Office, CIA, DIA, NSC and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, he has contributed innovative ideas and cultivated growth across many sectors.  

“We’re excited to welcome Dr. Kirkpatrick to our team and begin utilizing his strong skill set to best serve our clients in the federal market,” said Brooke Smith, CEO of Deep Water Point & Associates. “His esteemed abilities and expertise are a true fit for DWPA, perfectly complementing our team to keep pushing the boundaries in delivering strategic solutions and accelerating client growth.”  

Dr. Kirkpatrick has demonstrated his ability to develop, integrate and execute groundbreaking ideas from foundation to completion. Earning national recognition for his achievements, he is often consulted by national-level political and military leadership for recommendations on matters concerning the defense and aerospace sectors.  

“We can’t wait to see what’s ahead now that Dr. Kirkpatrick is on board. His tenacity for success is clear; what an exceptional asset he will be to the team,” said Smith.  

DWPA supports business growth in the federal market by providing a unique blend of contemporary government industry and business intelligence. Through the integration of diverse services such as transaction advisory, business development and strategy consulting into its core operations, the company sets itself apart from traditional federal firms and solidifies its position as a top choice for companies seeking growth in the federal sector. As such, the company sought a new hire with a comprehensive government and industry background to support its robust initiatives in the national security markets.  

About Deep Water Point & Associates   

Deep Water Point & Associates (DWPA) offers a unique combination of government and industry expertise to help businesses succeed in the federal market. The comprehensive range of services offered by DWPA includes business development, capture and proposal, transaction advisory, strategy and management consulting, and market intelligence. The business is composed of over 450 former senior government and industry executives, with experience in the Federal Civilian, DOD, Intelligence Community, and Health and Life Sciences markets. For more information, visit dwpassociates.com.

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