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BWXT Names Ryan Colvert as Senior Director for Government Relations

16 May 2022

(LYNCHBURG, Va. – May 16, 2022) – BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT) has hired Ryan B. Colvert as a senior director for government relations. Colvert will focus on BWXT’s relationships with the U.S. Congress and the executive branch related to the company’s role as the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers and a provider of advanced nuclear technologies for defense and space applications. 

Colvert was most recently the senior defense policy advisor to Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. 

He is a 16-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps (USMC), where he was an AV-8B pilot and Forward Air Controller. His final tour was in the USMC Department of Aviation where he led the F-35 transition team. His deployments included multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan where he flew over 400 combat missions and coordinated hundreds of close air support missions and medical evacuations. 

Colvert has a master’s degree in military studies from Marine Corps University and a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from The Citadel. 

About BWXT
At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Fortune 1000 and Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,700 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities.  Follow us on Twitter at @BWXT and learn more at www.bwxt.com.

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434.522.6462 hjsimmons@bwxt.com

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