USRA Names Todd Bidwell Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer
Columbia, MD—September 26, 2022 . Universities Space Research Association today announced the appointment of Todd Bidwell as Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer.
In his new role, Mr. Bidwell is responsible for providing ongoing finance and administative leadership for USRA. including the overall fiscal performance of the organization.
Dr. Jeffrey A. Isaacson, President & CEO at USRA said, “We are delighted to have Todd on our team. He is an experienced executive bringing a wealth of experience in government contracting, corporate restructuring, mergers & acquisitions, and financial planning and analysis.”
Prior to joining USRA, he was Vice President, Finance, Diebold, Inc., where he served as the chief finance and accounting executive for a $1.5 B operating segment focused on services, software, and hardware solutions for banking and retail customers.
Before joining Diebold in 2014, Mr. Bidwell worked at Lockheed Martin for nearly nine years where he was responsible for strategic planning and implementation, financial reporting, developing and executing new business models, financial planning and analysis, project management, and audit reviews with external auditors, He was also involved with contract and subcontract reviews/compliance, CAPEX/operating budget reviews, and merger and acquisition initiatives to include due diligence and integration, as well as managing internal financial statements and monthly financial reviews.
Prior to that he was at the Marriott Corporation in Bethesda for 15 years where he was in charge of financial planning and analysis.
Mr. Bidwell holds an M.B.A. from John Carroll University and a B.S.B.A. from Ohio Northern University.
Founded in 1969, under the auspices of the National Academy of Sciences at the request of the U.S. Government, the Universities Space Research Association (USRA), is a nonprofit corporation chartered to advance space-related science, technology and engineering. USRA operates scientific institutes and facilities and conducts other major research and educational programs. USRA engages the university community and employs in-house scientific leadership, innovative research and development, and project management expertise. More information about USRA is available at www.usra.edu.