Dr. Louis R. Brothers


Dr. Brothers has been a director since January 2023. Dr. Brothers currently serves as an Operating Partner at AE Industrial Partners, bringing over 25 years of experience in the defense, government services and technology industries. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of AE Industrial Partners portfolio companies: American Pacific Corporation and Redwire. Prior to joining AE Industrial Partners in 2022, Dr. Brothers served as the CEO of He also held successive executive roles as the CTO of Peraton and a Principal with The Chertoff Group.

Prior to that, he served as Under Secretary for Science and Technology at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, having been confirmed by the U.S. Senate in April 2014. From 2011 to 2014, Dr. Brothers served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research at the Department of Defense. Over the course of his career, he has held senior roles at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, BAE Systems, Draper Laboratory, Envoy Networks and MIT Lincoln Laboratory.