Project Description Herb Kaler Strategic Initiatives Group Herb provides executive leadership and oversight for SimVentions Strategic Initiatives. “Delivering outstanding support and innovative tools to the sailors and Marines is job number one.” Background University of Notre Dame (B.A./B.S. Aerospace Engineering) Naval Postgraduate School (M.S. Telecommunication Management) Executive Program Management DAWIA Certification. Retired Rear Admiral US Navy (Surface Warfare Officer). Commanded the USS Thorn (DD-988) and USS Exploit (MSO-440). Director, Joint Theater Air and Missile Organization. Program Manager for Battle Force Tactical Training Program and Advanced Tomahawk Weapon Control System. Program Executive Officer for Mine Warfare. Oversees Strategic Initiatives for SimVentions using his extensive Navy and DOD Contractor experience. Executive LeadershipGroup VPCorporate Leadership Larry Root, CEOExecutive LeadershipResponsible for creating, planning, and implementing the strategic direction of the company. Leads SimVentions Board of Directors and sets SimV’s Mission, Purpose, Vision, and Core Values. Joe Caliri, PresidentExecutive LeadershipProvides executive leadership, executes SimV’s Mission, Purpose, and Vision, and ensures customer and employee satisfaction. Megan Shepherd, COOExecutive LeadershipOversees the day to day operations of SimVentions as well as managing the Cybersecurity Engineering team. Blaine Alexander, VP/BDExecutive LeadershipBlaine is responsible for establishing and coordinating business growth objectives for the company. Paul Gustavson, CTOExecutive LeadershipOversees development and integration of technological capabilities and processes. Steve Goss, CFOExecutive LeadershipEnsures financial support to the US Government and compliance with IRS and DCAA regulations. Adam VanderWijst, Dir/HRCorporate Leadership Responsible for planning, development, organization, and implementation of the company's human resource function. Paul Gatanis, CIOExecutive LeadershipOversees equipment upgrades, supervises IT team members, and presides over IT-related projects. Matt Wilson, Vice PresidentGroup VPOversees the development of tools and technologies for the company and leads the Technology Solutions Group. Randy Walker, Chief EngineerCorporate LeadershipProvides technical direction to the application of engineering process, policy, and practice. Robert Fidler, Vice PresidentGroup VPProvides leadership and management for the Electronic Warfare and Combat Systems Group. Troy Sizemore, Dir/ContractsCorporate LeadershipResponsible for leading and managing the SimVentions contracts and purchasing department. Jason Doering, Vice PresidentGroup VPProvides leadership, management, and engineering support for the Asymmetric Warfare Group. Scot Forry, Dir/SecurityCorporate LeadershipResponsible for managing and implementing industrial site security for SimVentions. Herb Kaler, Sr. VPCorporate LeadershipAdvises Strategic Initiatives efforts for SimVentions using his extensive Navy and DOD Contractor experience. George Hughes, Sr. VPCorporate LeadershipOversees Strategic Initiatives for SimVentions using his extensive DOD Contractor experience.