Brent Spohrer serves as Director of Operations and Investor Relations where he manages the day-to-day execution as well as long-term planning and strategy for CAST.
Brent also coordinates principal investment opportunities, running compliance, and fundraising efforts for CAST's investment deals. Prior to joining CAST, Brent served in the U.S. Navy, first as a Naval Aircrewman and Rescue Swimmer, and later as a Naval Aviator and Aircraft Commander in the MH-60R Seahawk. His most recent assignment was as Director of the Personnel Recovery Academy where he led a staff of joint forces personnel in all operations and training.
Brent previously served as Director of Future Operations for a tactical air squadron where he deployed with Special Operations Command. Prior to that, Brent worked at the Pentagon as the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Fleet Readiness and Logistics. As Deputy Chief of Staff to a 3-Star Admiral, he was responsible for managing workflow for a 150-member staff and a $10B annual operations budget including the navy’s global facilities portfolio.
He later served as the Budgeting and Requirements Officer for a $1.3B, 31-vessel annual operations and maintenance budget. Previously, Brent was assigned to the HSM-75 Wolfpack in San Diego, CA where he flew over 200 missions and 670 flight hours including deployments to the Indo-Pacific and Middle East theatres.
Brent holds a Master of Business Administration with a focus in real estate from Georgetown University and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Arizona.