Leadership

DARRYL WORTMAN

PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

 

Darryl Wortman is the President & Chief Executive Officer of QuantiTech and is responsible for leading our Executive Team in the development and execution of QuantiTech strategic plans; executing day-to-day operations; ​growing business; and measuring our performance. Mr. Wortman has been delivering engineering and business services and winning new business in Government and commercial markets for over 30 years. He has held executive level positions for over 18 years to include Vice President positions at QuantiTech and Wyle-CAS, and Chief Operating Officer at GaN Corporation. Mr. Wortman holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Tennessee Technological University and an MBA from the University of Tennessee.

GERALD BURNETT

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL SERVICES DIVISION

 

Gerald Burnett was appointed by the Board of Directors to be QuantiTech’s Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Burnett joined QuantiTech in 2016 as the Vice President of the Professional & Technical Services Division and leads the very successful US Air Force Test Center (AFTC) Technical and Management Advisory Services (TMAS) Range contract. In this role, he oversees an exceptional team of engineers and management professionals providing expertise to multiple AFTC test ranges. Mr. Burnett has over 30 years of experience leading and managing mission-critical services for DoD programs for customers such as US Air Force Material Command (AFMC), Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), US Army PEO Missiles and Space, Army Material Command, Joint Strike Fighter, and the Logistics Support Agency. Prior to joining QuantiTech, Mr. Burnett was a 30+ year executive with a Fortune 500 company where he served as a Vice President leading their Information Technology Services division. In this capacity, he led the highly successful Army Information Technology Support Services (ITSS) contract at Redstone Arsenal for 13 years.  He is a certified PMI PMP, PgMP, and an ITIL Expert. Mr. Burnett holds a BS in Computer Science from Middle Tennessee State University and a MS from the University of Tennessee.

ANGIE HELMS

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

 

Angie Helms was appointed by the Board of Directors to be QuantiTech’s Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Helms joined QuantiTech in 2015 as the Vice President of Business Operations and holds responsibility for Finance and Accounting, Project Control, Office Management, and Facilities.  Ms. Helms leads a team of professionals supporting the day to day business operations of QuantiTech and is a key member of QuantiTech’s proposal team.  Prior to QuantiTech, she managed the project control and pricing organization for the MDA business organization at Computer Sciences Corporation. She has over 20 years of experience in Finance and Accounting with a focus in Project Control and Pricing.  Ms. Helms holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Athens State University.

JOHN DEFOURNEAUX

CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

 

John Defourneaux was appointed by the Board of Directors to be QuantiTech’s Chief Technical Officer. Mr. DeFourneaux is also Executive Vice President of our Force Protection Division, where he serves as QuantiTech’s PM for the Program Director (PD) Counter Rocket Artillery Mortar (C-RAM) Program Office and manages multiple subcontractors in support of Systems Engineering, Test and Evaluation, IT, Program Management, and Logistics. Mr. Defourneaux has led the SETA Systems Engineering and test support efforts for PD C-RAM since 2004 in the planning and conduct of numerous demonstrations at Yuma Proving Ground, selecting viable components, and providing demonstrations of C-RAM System of Systems evolving capabilities, resulting in successful ATEC assessments and follow-on deployment of C-RAM initiatives to Iraq, Afghanistan, and Egypt. Defourneaux has also been the Principal Engineer supporting the study of advanced BMC4I concepts for SLAMRAAM and System Concepts supporting Maneuver Force Protection BMC4I. Previously on the PATRIOT Missile Defense System SETAC Team, he supported the design, development test, and evaluation of changes and upgrades to the PATRIOT Air Defense System Radar. Mr. Defourneaux holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Orleans and a MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

RANDY ALLEN

VICE PRESIDENT
INFORMATION SYSTEMS

 

Randy Allen is the Vice President of Information Systems at QuantiTech with responsibility for Information Technology, Security, and Property. Mr. Allen had a 31-year civil service career where he served as a contracting officer and the chief of the PATRIOT and Comanche Major Items contracting offices in the Army’s AMCOM Acquisition Center. For the last 10 years of his civil service career, he served as the Business Manager of AMRDEC’s Prototype Integration Facility (PIF) supervising the obligation of over $500M in annual funding and the award of multiple contract actions. He is DAWIA Level III certified in Contracting. Mr. Allen holds a BS in Management and Procurement from the University of Alabama, Huntsville and a MS in Acquisition and Management from Florida Institute of Technology.

DAVID BROST

VICE PRESIDENT
FORCE PROTECTION DIVISION

 

David Brost is the Vice President of the Force Protection Division at QuantiTech, where he serves as QuantiTech’s Deputy PM for the Program Director (PD) Integrated Fires / Rapid Capabilities Office (IF / RCO) (formerly Counter Rocket Artillery Mortar (C-RAM) Program Office) and manages multiple subcontractors in support of Systems Engineering, Test and Evaluation, IT, Program Management, and Logistics.  He serves as the C-UAS Operations Branch Chief within IF/RCO, responsible for development and execution of all C-UAS support.  Mr. Brost is a former Field Artillery Officer and holds a BS from the United States Military Academy, a MA in Management from the University of Central Michigan and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies and National Security Affairs from the US Army War College.

STEVE CASH

VICE PRESIDENT
ADVANCED SPACE SYSTEMS DIVISION

 

Steve Cash is the Vice President of the Advanced Space Systems Division of QuantiTech.  He has over 35 years of experience in Human Space flight and NASA Programs.  After the Space Shuttle Columbia accident, Mr. Cash was named the Manager of the Space Shuttle Propulsion Office and Deputy Program Manager for the Space Shuttle Program.  As the Manager of the Space Shuttle Propulsion Office, he was responsible for an annual budget of $1.5B and ensured the design, development, test, and safe flight of the Space Shuttle propulsion elements.  With the retirement of the Space Shuttle, Mr. Cash was named the Director of the Safety and Mission Assurance (SMA) Directorate at the MSFC, where he was responsible for leading the SMA Directorate providing executive guidance, technical resources, and oversight necessary to ensure safe and successful execution of the MSFC programs/projects, and to sustain an industrial safety program that ensures the safety and well-being of the MSFC Contractor and Civil Servant workforce.  Mr. Cash holds a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.

MARK CLARK

VICE PRESIDENT
INTELLIGENCE PROGRAMS

 

Mark Clark is the Vice President of the Intelligence Programs Division of QuantiTech. Mark was named director of Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA’s) Missile and Space Intelligence Center (MSIC) in 2014. As Director, Mark led a team of technical engineers and scientists in analysis of foreign ballistic missile systems, air and missile defense systems, anti-satellite systems, anti-tank guided missile systems, directed energy weapons systems, and associated command and control systems. Over the course of his career at MSIC, Mark analyzed or led the analysis of every weapon system in the MSIC mission. Mark earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, and a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.

REESE HAUENSTEIN

VICE PRESIDENT
AVIATION SYSTEMS DIVISION

 

Reese Hauenstein is the Vice President of the Army Aviation Systems Division of QuantiTech.  He has over 23 years of experience leading and managing complex and diverse missions and projects. Mr. Hauenstein serves as the Program Manager for multiple AMCOM OASIS and Express Contracts, responsible for the overall successful execution of contract and project management functions. He also serves as the Utility Helicopters Project Management Office Programmatic Task Order Manager where he has direct responsibility and accountability to ensure effective daily management and scope of control for the task order’s efforts. Mr. Hauenstein is a former Army Aviator and Acquisition Officer.  He is DIAWA level III certified in Program Management, holds a MS in Management from Florida Institute of Technology, and completed the Mid-Level Management School at the Command and General Staff College.  Mr. Hauenstein has over 15 years of Army Acquisition experience serving as: Product Manager, CH47F Improved Cargo Helicopter Product Office; Contracting Officer, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait; Contracts Management Officer / Assistant Product Manager, Integrated Air and Missile Defense Project Office and Operations Officer, Non-Standard Rotary Wing Project Office.

DEAN HUTSON

VICE PRESIDENT
LOGISTICS ENGINEERING & SUPPORT DIVISION

 

Dean Hutson is the Vice President of the Logistics Engineering & Support Division of Quantitech.  Mr. Hutson is responsible for the management of all activities providing Logistics and Reliability engineering support to customers.  He also serves as the PM for the Army’s Reliability Improvement thru Failure Identification (RIMFIRE) Program – a Failure Reporting and Correct Action System (FRACAS) – for Army Aviation rotary winged aircraft.  Mr. Hutson has over 30 years of Army Aviation related program management and engineering experience gained while working for the Aviation Engineering Directorate (AED), AMRDEC, Westar, QinetiQ North America, and QuantiTech Inc.  He is an ASQ certified reliability engineer (CRE) and a SME on FRACAS Systems, Failure Analysis, and Root Cause Analysis.  Mr. Hutson holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a MS in Engineering Mechanics from the University of Missouri, Rolla.

TERESA ROBERSON

VICE PRESIDENT
CONTRACTS AND COMPLIANCE

 

Teresa Roberson is QuantiTech’s Vice President of Contracts and Compliance with responsibility for Contracting, Procurement, and Subcontracting. She leads a team of dedicated, experienced professionals who ensure QuantiTech is compliant in all aspects of our business functions.  Prior to joining QuantiTech, Ms. Roberson was the Subcontracts Manager overseeing all subcontracting activities at COLSA Corporation. She has over 17 years of government and commercial contracting as well as extensive subcontract management experience.  Ms. Roberson holds a BS in Business Management from Athens State University and a MBA in Acquisition and Contract Management from Strayer University.

JON SHARPE

VICE PRESIDENT
LEE & ASSOCIATES DIVISION

 

Jon Sharpe is the Vice President of the Lee & Associates Division of QuantiTech. He has over 30 years of experience in DoD and Civil Space markets spanning multi-program / multi-function business unit leadership, operations optimization, strategic planning, project and program management, program development, commercial operations, field operations, launch support, manufacturing & production operations, research & development, and test operations. Mr. Sharpe is responsible for leading a team of highly accomplished aerospace industry SMEs focused on providing programmatic and technical support and problem resolution to NASA customers. Mr. Sharpe served as the Huntsville Site Director and Director for Weapon Systems Integration for the Lockheed Martin Missile Systems and Advanced Programs business unit supporting domestic and international missile defense and battle management programs and pursuits. Prior to those roles, Mr. Sharpe served as the lead executive for the Lockheed Martin Civil Space / Human Space Flight – Huntsville Technical Operations business unit supporting NASA Space Shuttle and developmental programs. Mr. Sharpe holds a BS degree in chemical engineering from the University of Alabama, and an MS degree in Engineering Management from Florida Institute of Technology.