USN Rear Admiral Scott Sanders Joins Rebellion Research’s Advisory Board Of Directors

USN Rear Admiral Scott Sanders Joins Rebellion Research’s Advisory Board Of Directors


Mr. Sanders is an active entrepreneur and founded a craft Bourbon distillery Tobacco Barn Distillery in 2014 with two other partners. They have been making Bourbon for over six years now and have been featured in “Whisky Advocate” magazine. His distillery is one of the few in America that grows the corn it creates a Bourbon from. A true “single farm” distillery.

Mr. Sanders is a seasoned Executive in the Aerospace & Defense industry. He was a Senior Vice President at Wyle/KBR for over 26 years, was President of Asley Associates for 6 years. He is currently employed by Envistacom, one of the nations leading technology companies for advanced satellite& terrestrial communication systems. Mr. Sanders has held a variety of technical & management positions, from Engineering Test Pilot up to the company Presidential level.

Mr. Sanders retired from the Navy in 2013 with the rank of Rear Admiral. He was a “drilling reservist” meaning, he held a civilian job concurrently with his military assignment. His last assignment was to the Joint Staff as Reserve Deputy Director, Force Development. He held previous Flag assignments as: Vice Commander – U.S. Naval Forces Central Command and Deputy Commander – U.S. Second Fleet. He commanded International Counter-Piracy operations (Coalition Task Force 151) off the coast of Somalia in 2009-2010, becoming the first reservist since WWII to command an at sea Task Force. Mr. Sanders holds a degree from the U.S. Naval Academy (1980). He has completed Wharton, Keenan Flagler, Sloan and Darden Executive Business courses.

He is a 2011 MIT Seminar XXI fellow in International & Strategic Policy and a 2020 graduate of Goldman Sachs 10K Small Business (Johns Hopkins Cohort). He is active in his community as; Chairman of Congressman Steny Hoyer’s (5 MD) Service Academy Selection Committee, Board Chair of Historic Ships in Baltimore and Board member of Living.

Admiral Scott Sanders on Pirates, Whiskey & USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67)