Roat Bio

Troy Roat

Chief Growth Officer

Troy Roat serves as the Chief Growth Officer for Dotts Group. Troy is a retired Navy Chief Warrant Officer 4 (CWO4) with the Naval Officer designator 7201 (Diving Officer) and served in the Special Operations community on active duty for over 30 years. Troy planned, deployed, and executed Joint and Bilateral operations in the Area of Responsibility (AOR) of US Northern Command (NORTHCOM), US European Command (EUCOM), US Central Command (CENTCOM), US Africa Command (AFRICOM), and US INDO-Pacific Command (PACOM) performing operations used for maritime  security/diving/salvage/debeaching, Theater Security Cooperation (TSC) engagements and country partnership building in concert with Naval Attaches and US Embassies.


He served at the Force and Group level with responsibilities to advise the Commander as the Diving Subject Matter Expert (SME) for program, project, training, inspections, policy and commodity management. As a Program Manager (PM) and Acquisition Strategy Manager (ASM) of 9 separate acquisition programs of Major Force Programs (MFP 2&11) he managed $8 million comprehensive budget for the sustainment, capability development, and acceptance trials for NSW/SOF undersea equipment. He was the Commodity manager of over 2200 lines of equipment accounting totaling over $98 million of NSW/SOF Undersea commodity.  Lead adjudicator and headed the initial development document for Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Combat Swimmer Diver Capabilities Based Assessment (CBA) which established the Program of Record for NSW/SOF Combat Swimmer Diver at US Special Operations Command (SOCOM).  Established “first ever” 3-day Technical Experimentation for NSW/SOF Combat Swimmer Diver involving 47 maritime industry leaders.


Upon his retirement Troy was hired as the Vice President of Operations for a National Corporation which was going through a major realignment of staffing, infrastructure, and geographic footprint. During this time the company shifted to divesting interest and Troy was promoted to Chief Operating Officer to oversee data management, dilution of properties, staffing and due diligence during discovery of other acquisition groups and ultimately the successful and complete divestment of all operations.