February, 2022. The Jamaica Bearings Group (JBG) is pleased to announce that Spence Van Meter, Colonel, U.S. Air Force (Retired) has joined the JBG Defense team as Director of DoD Business Development. After a highly successful 26-year Air Force career, Spence joins JBG having held multiple leadership positions of increasing responsibility in Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Training. Most recently he served as the Vice Wing Commander for the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing at Tinker AFB, Oklahoma.
Spence holds a B.S. from Montana State University, an MBA from Drake University and a M.A. in National Security Affairs from the Naval Postgraduate School.
Spence will be leading JBG’s logistics and material support direct to the military services and will play a key role supporting the JBG Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) team. As one of DLA’s top 50 suppliers, we are confident that Spence’s experience will add significant value to the JBG Team, our DOD customers and DLA Channel Partners.