“Commitment unlocks the doors of imagination, allows vision,
and gives us the right stuff to turn our dream into reality.”

James Womack (born 1941); Biologist, Author, Professor

Join us in welcoming the most recent lifetime members of our Society who have exemplified the true essence of our mission and consciously made the choice to make the ultimate commitment to NSBE!



Vincent Kirk received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from California State University at Northridge in 1992 and his M.S., and Eng.D., in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California in 1994, and 2005, respectively. He has been a member of the Engineering organization at Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems in El Segundo, California since 1994.  His current research interests include RF hardware design and characterization, signal processing and electronic defense systems design.  He teaches the several technical development courses for Raytheon, and is a part-time faculty member in the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering department at California State University at Los Angeles.  He is currently a Section Manager in the Systems Development Center supporting multiple business areas and learning across Raytheon.

"Something that is worth having is probably worth working for... careful of something that you get for free, it is probably worth what you paid for it”, Jim Mondy, Dr. Kirk’s 92 year old grandfather.

If you are interested in joining your fellow colleagues in continuing our legacy, contact our NSBE Membership Team via or 703.549.2207.