Amoretta M. (Amie) Hoeber - Resume

for temp placement

Professional Experience

1992 – present
Consultant, AMH Consulting, Potomac, Maryland

The principal in a small consulting firm focusing on proposals, program planning, and performing independent assessments for the Federal government primarily on defense related matters. Recent work has included participating in a diverse set of projects, studies, management reviews, market and budget analyses, and business development for a wide variety of private clients.
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1986 - 1992
Director, Strategic Planning; Advanced Systems Manager; Senior Staff; TRW Inc., Fairfax, Virginia

Performed strategic planning and handled external relations for TRW Environmental Safety Systems Inc., a TRW subsidiary whose focus was the $100 M/yr systems engineering, development and management contract for the Department of Energy’s Civilian Radioactive Waste Management System (Yucca Mountain).
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Deputy Assistant Secretary (R&D); Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (RD&A); Deputy Under Secretary; U.S. Army, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Presidential appointee responsible to the Secretary and the Under Secretary of the Army for research and development, test and evaluation, and acquisition policies, procedures and programs.

Oversaw the budgets, technical developments and complex research efforts of forty-one Army laboratories. Managed the Army’s R&D staff.
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Deputy Division Director; Assistant to the President; System Planning Corporation, Arlington, Virginia

Developed, marketed, staffed, and led the execution of projects on arms control, Soviet strategy, theater nuclear warfare, chemical warfare, and other national security matters.

Member of the Technical Staff; General Research Corporation, Santa Barbara, California

Consultant with the Albert Wohlstetter group

Member of the Technical Staffs of The Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, CA; Analytic Services, Inc., Arlington, VA; and Stanford Research Institute, Menlo Park, CA


AB, Political Science, Stanford University.
Graduate Studies, Mathematics and Operations Research, Stanford University, American University, UCLA.


Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service, Department of the Army.
Chemical Corps Regimental Association Hall of Fame.

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Author and co-author of numerous books and articles on chemical warfare, military strategy, Soviet military doctrine, U.S. defense policy options, U.S. Army programs and policies, and environmental management issues, including The Chemistry of Defeat, Conventional War and Escalation, Soviet Strategy for Nuclear War, “The Soviet View of Deterrence,” “The Neglected Threat of Chemical Warfare,” “Reality and SALT,” and “The Case Against the Case Against Counterforce.”

Specific Technical and Programmatic Specialties
  • Chemical and biological defense and the U.S. chemical demilitarization program
  • Homeland security and defense against terrorism including CBRNE terrorism
  • Military threat analysis, preparedness and force protection
  • Training and communications projects for Iraq and Afghanistan
  • Nuclear weapons complex cleanup.
  • Cooperative Threat Reduction-sponsored nuclear, chemical and biological weapons demilitarization

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