Management Advisory Board
Mr. John Bicknas is a member of the CORTEK Management Advisory Board.
He joined CORTEK after a 30 year United States Marine Corps Career and 20 years in the Defense Industry with various large and small defense contractors. Mr. Bicknas was born in Philadelphia and enlisted in the Corps in 1962, and received a Meritorious NCO Commission in 1967. He has served in numerous Command and Staff Billets retiring as a Colonel in 1991 from the Marine Corps Systems Command. There he served as the Program Manager for Intelligence, Special Operations and Unattended Airborne Vehicles.
Upon selection to the Rank of Lieutenant Colonel, Mr. Bicknas was chosen for the Boot Strap Program and attended the University of West Florida. He graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management.
Since retiring from the Marine Corps, Mr. Bicknas has held positions of Director of Operations, and Director of Marketing for both very large and very small businesses.
He serves on the advisory board for the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority and International Paper Company.