SpaceGroundAmalgam, LLC provides management and space systems services focused on strategy & new market creation, business & technology architectures, change management and leadership development to customers in the space, defense, intelligence and commercial marketplaces.

Rick Sanford is the President of SpaceGroundAmalgam, LLC. Rick is an executive leader with over 28 years of experience in communications systems analysis, design, integration and maintenance. Specialties include cryptographic, terrestrial carrier, satellite and timing systems. Rick’s core strength is in understanding program/project/mission requirements and aligning the people, processes, budget and technologies in order to achieve success. He is a recognized leader in the Space, Cyber and Networking communities and has international team leadership experience in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan, Japan and select Middle Eastern countries.

Rick started his career in the United States Air Force, studied Computer Information Systems at Strayer College and served over 12 years with Cisco Systems, Inc. where he was responsible for building the U.S. National Security business and founding the company's Space business as part of the Global Government Solutions Group. Further to his SGA responsibilities, Rick was a Partner with mid-market strategic investment firm Hudson Fairfax Group for three years. Rick serves on the Board of the International Space University in Strasbourg France and Space Micro, Inc. in San Diego, CA. and is the President of the Board of Habitat for Humanity of Teller County Colorado. Rick most recently served in business development for small satellite supplier Surrey Satellite Technology in their US office.

Our mission is to help customers achieve and sustain a competitive advantage in the constantly changing global marketplace. Founded with the vision of helping to engender next generation networks that merge terrestrial & space architectures, SGA, LLC is committed to helping organizations validate long term technical & business vision and then develop the plans necessary to achieve mission success.