James T. Carnevale is the founder of Strategic Growth Partners (SGP).SGP is committed to developing, delivering, and executing strategic plans to meet client business growth and margin expansion objectives.

SGP is recognized for the development and execution of transformative plans to win larger contracts, penetrate new markets, and focus client and government investments in R&D, people, and processes to meet strategic goals.

SGP is responsible for the development and execution of exclusive teaming agreements to deliver discriminating technologies to industry and government agencies, including the Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, the United States Air Force, the Missile Defense Agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Department of Energy, and the Department of Homeland Security.

Before founding SGP, Carnevale held positions of increasing domestic and international responsibility. Carnevale served as Director of NATO and Europe, where he was responsible for business growth through international partnerships. He developed and executed successful international sales campaigns that met business objectives and provided enhanced security and stability for the US, our allies, and coalition partners.

Carnevale served as a Program Manager on the Terminal High Altitude Air Defense System (THAAD). His responsibilities included operations management of an ACAT 1D Engineering, Manufacturing, and Development program that delivered advanced missile defense capabilities on time and on budget.

Carnevale was honored by the Secretary of Defense with the Defense Acquisition Executive Award, he received the Navy’s Program Excellence Award for the STANDARD MISSILE Program, and he received the Missile Defense Agency Meritorious Service Award for his work on the THAAD program.

He was recognized with multiple industry Business Development Excellence Awards for his leadership of Army and Navy programs.

He considers his highest honor the recognition of his work as a mentor, providing leadership and guidance to the next generation of industry  leaders.

Carnevale is a member of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) and the Air Defense Artillery Association (ADA).

Jim is actively involved in his community and his church. He serves on the Board of Directors for the New Hampshire Institute of Politics and is the Executive Director Emeritus of the 1,100 member Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce.