Amos L. Otis, MBA, MMAS
Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
Amos Otis founded SoBran, Incorporated in 1987 after a distinguished 21-year career as an Air Force Officer. He has led SoBran from a lean start-up in the basement of his Fairfax County, Virginia home to a $61 million dollar company with diverse bioscience, engineering, logistics, and risk management expertise.
Amos founded SoBran based on the Air Force values of integrity, service and excellence. Under his leadership, SoBran has reached Inc. magazine’s list of America’s fastest-growing private companies and Black Enterprise magazine’s list of the top 100 industrial/service companies.
Amos has been recognized for his management and entrepreneurial skills as well as his civic leadership. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Cincinnati Branch in 2012. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Dayton Development Coalition and a life member of the NAACP. He has also been profiled in Black Enterprise as an innovator in workforce readiness.