Fires Innovation Science & Technology Accelerator (FISTA) Development Trust Authority


Mission Statement

The FISTA Development Trust Authority exists to plan, establish, develop, construct, enlarge, improve, maintain, equip, and make available Fires Innovation Science and Technology Accelerator (FISTA) facilities, appurtenances, and related improvements within the territorial boundaries of the City of Lawton, Oklahoma, that will attract defense contractors, high-technology industry, innovative businesses and the like with capabilities to directly support the Cross-Functional Teams of Long Range Precision Fires (LRPF), Air & Missile Defense (AMD) and Fort Sill's FIRES Center of Excellence (FCoE) in the Army's comprehensive modernization, driving innovation and integrating capabilities to the warfighter. More information on this Trust or missions may be obtained by contacting James Taylor, FISTA Director:

The FISTA Development Trust Authority meets the first Tuesday of every month at 3:15 p.m.


  • Dani Blackburn
  • Mark Brace
  • Jay Burk
  • Scott Chance
  • Barry Ezerski
  • Clarence Fortney
  • Phil Kennedy
  • Albert Johnson, Jr.
  • David Madigan
  • Ron Nance
  • Bridget Randle
  • Albert Rivas




FISTA Innovation Park
200 SW C Ave
Lawton, OK73501
United States

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