PRESS RELEASE: K2 Welcomes LTG (Ret) Bennet Sacolick to its Board of Advisors

LTG Bennett Sacolick, Ret.

Southern Pines, NC – K2 is pleased to announce Lieutenant General (Ret) Bennet Sacolick as the newest member to join our Board of Advisors.

“LTG Sacolick brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to K2 Solutions that will embolden our current efforts as a global warfighter. His spirit, expertise, and willingness to continue the mission are the foundation of this partnership. We’re very fortunate to have him join the K2 team,” says K2 CEO, Lane Kjellsen. “LTG Sacolick brings current real-world planning and intelligence fusion to the Defense side of our business, which remains the largest segment for K2 – not without regard to our steadily growing commercial services.”

LTG Sacolick retired from the Army on 1 July 2016 after 35 years of Active Duty service. He completed his career as the Dir­­­ector for Strategic Planning at the National Counterterrorism Center where he wrote and assessed National Security Strategies and provided policy recommendations on behalf of the White House and National Security Council.

He is a career Special Forces Officer who has extensive experience in analyzing and providing innovative solutions to complex strategic problems. He has been involved at the highest levels of government in the development, implementation, and assessment of national counterterrorism and countering violent extremism strategies, has led multiple interagency planning efforts resulting in Presidential Directives and Executive Orders, and directed the talent management and development efforts of the entire Special Operations community creating the most comprehensive advanced education and training programs in their history.

General Sacolick now serves as the President of his own company, Cape Fear Global Solutions where he consults on national security issues, strategic planning and leader development. He also serves as a senior mentor for the Army War College, Special Warfare Center and serves as an advisor on other corporate boards.

General Sacolick’s full biography can be found here.

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About K2 Solutions, Inc.
Founded in 2003, K2 is a defense contractor with facilities and offices in Southern Pines and Jackson Springs, North Carolina; Albany, Georgia; and Virginia.  Classified as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), K2 provides a variety of services to the Department of Defense, commercial, and private industry including, Research & Development for weapons and technology; Training for Special Operations Forces and other public safety entities; Subject Matter Experts for the application of Counter-IED technologies and combat training; Intelligence, surveillance and security consultation; Programs of Instruction for assessment and selection functions; logistics support services, supply chain management, technology prototyping and explosive sales and manufacturing; and canine and handler training for the detection of Improvised Explosive Devices, explosive substances, contraband and narcotics detection; patrol; apprehension; tracking and mine detection. While K2 has an increasing emphasis on private security efforts in the commercial market, the majority of their business is focused on Defense Services.
 K2 is a member of a number of international and national organizations including the International Code of Conduct Association, the National Defense Industry Association, the Association of the United States Army, and the Special Operations Forces Association, and contributes annually to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, the Unit Scholarship Fund, and local charities.  K2 was recognized nationally by the Economic Commission of the American Legion in 2010 as a top Veteran employer.  K2 was also recognized in 2011 as the Veteran Employer of the Year by both the Disabled Veterans of America Department of North Carolina and the American Legion of North Carolina.