Ambassadors

SGM (R) Andrew “Andy” Wilson

Andrew “Andy” Wilson is a Retired US Army Sergeant Major with a distinguished 20-year Special Operations military career.

After his retirement in 2009, Mr. Wilson followed his entrepreneurial passion, building upon his executive leadership experience through startups and acquisitions of multiple small businesses. In 2013, he launched Quiet Professionals, LLC; at the time, his second defense contracting company.

Mr. Wilson is currently the Managing Member, Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Quiet Professionals, LLC, the Managing Member of Echo Analytics Group, LLC, and the Managing Member of Scion Analytics, LLC. He is a business leader in the Greater Tampa Bay Area and is passionate about growing the region to become known as the most prominent GOVCON technology ecosystem of the future.

He is an accomplished inventor holding a US utility patent since 2006 for innovative navigation technology. In 2022, Mr. Wilson officially became an Executive Producer through the co-funding and coordination of the full-length movie production “115 Grains”. Based on a true story, the creation of this film was an effort to shine a national spotlight and bring awareness to PTSD within the law enforcement community.  

Andy is a staunch supporter of both veterans and law enforcement officers and their families, donating significant time and resources to several veteran-oriented not-for-profits in both Tampa Bay and the State of Florida. He is a proud Ambassador for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF). SOWF’s mission is to ensure every child of fallen Special Operations Personnel and Medal of Honor recipients receives a college education.

Elected to a director role standing up the Tampa Satellite Chapter of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), Andy served in the position from 2017-2021. He is an active member of various local Tampa organizations including the CEO Council of Tampa Bay, National Defense Industry Association – Tampa Chapter, and the Florida Defense Contractor Association and recently served as the Co-Chair of the Military Council for The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and Information Technology. A native of Cumberland, ME, Andy and his wife Cindy reside full-time in Safety Harbor, FL.