Pete SkibitskiSkibitski is the lead aerospace and defense analyst at Drexel Hamilton. He has 17 years of experience following the defense industry in various capacities, beginning at trade newsletter Inside the Navy in 1998. He also worked for the Washington, D.C. consulting firm DFI International (now Avascent) from 2000-2003, conducting budgetary, strategic, and price-to-win analysis for leading defense firms. Skibitski entered equity research in 2003 as associate analyst at Wachovia before moving to Credit Suisse in 2005, where he helped launch coverage of the federal IT sector. He also served as the lead aerospace and defense analyst for SunTrust Robinson Humphrey from 2010-2012 before joining Drexel Hamilton. Skibitski finished first in the 2014 Thomson Reuters/Starmine aerospace and defense stock picker program. He is a 1993 graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and holds the FINRA Series 7, 63, 86, and 87 licenses.