Alva Labs Management Team

John JD Lock
John (JD) Lock

President/Program Director
USMA ’82/Army Ranger, LTC, US Army (Ret), MS, PMP Former Assistant Professor USMA

Rich Graziano
Rich Graziano

Director of Research/Chief Scientist, MA 
Former Consultant NASA 

John JB Black
John (JB) Black

Director of Contracts Management
USMA ’83/ Army Ranger, LTC, US Army (Ret) MB,\ MMAS Former Assistant Professor USMA

Richard Lavosky
Richard (Rick) Lavosky

Assistant Director of Research / Patent PM
USMA ’82/ Army Ranger, BS, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

David Thomas
David Thomas

Director of Business Development 
USMA ’82, Strategic Senior Executive, MS

Robert Wines
Robert (Bob) Wines

General Counsel 
USMA 72, COL, USAR (Rel), JD 

Joseph (Joe) Weinhoffer
Joseph (Joe) Weinhoffer

Director of Strategic Planning 
USMA ’82/ Army Ranger, MBA, CAIA, CFA

Alva Labs


Inventing What the World Needs

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Josh Byers

ALVA’s initiative is to prevent the senseless deaths and horrific injuries to service members such as Josh, as well as fellow citizens, from the threat of undetected explosives on both the battlefield and beyond.

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