Harold Stinger is an accomplished engineering professional and entrepreneur. Mr. Stinger has over 40 years of experience in systems engineering, specializing in satellite telemetry reduction systems, photographic laboratory processors, and communications equipment. Prior to founding SGT, in 1994, Mr. Stinger held progressively responsible management positions in the engineering field with companies that included Computer Sciences Corporation, Lockheed Martin and Swales Aerospace. He has held key positions on numerous NASA missions, beginning in the late 1960s, and continues to provide guidance and insight to SGT's engineers supporting NASA projects underway today.
Mr. Stinger holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and an Honorary Doctorate from Capitol College.
Mr. Stinger is the Executive Vice President of the Maryland Space Business Roundtable. He is on the Board of Trustees at the Capitol College in Laurel, Maryland, and is Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Washington Bible College / Capital Bible Seminary in Lanham, Maryland. Harold was on NASA’s Minority Business Resource Advisory Committee for 4 years. He serves in the Maryland DLLR as Director of the Aerospace Sector for the Maryland Governor's Workforce Investment Board. He serves in the Maryland Department of Economic Development as Commissioner for Science and Technology.
He is the Senior Pastor of a large Baptist church in Leesburg Virginia where he has served for 20 years.
With over 25 years of visionary leadership, Dr. Kam Ghaffarian has been a successful entrepreneur dedicated to creating a company that is focused on employee well-being and operating with the highest integrity, while delivering the best technical solutions to his customers.
An accomplished corporate strategist and marketer, his vision and expertise have successfully taken a small engineering services company, which he and his business partner started in 1994, from just a dream to a company with offices nationwide and revenues exceeding $240M annually.
As President and Chief Executive Officer of SGT, Dr. Ghaffarian has been an integral part of the company’s notable growth and success. His ability to identify opportunities that align with the company strengths and cultivate business relationships with both partners and customers has resulted in continuous growth and a sound industry reputation. Most significant however has been his belief that to be successful you must do what you are passionate about. This mindset has kept him focused and committed to achieving his goals each step of the way.
In addition to establishing the framework and infrastructure necessary to continue the balanced growth of SGT, Dr. Ghaffarian enjoys the opportunity to mentor other small businesses, as well as contribute to the betterment of the community. Under his leadership, the company has developed partnerships with disadvantaged schools and provided intern opportunities for students in science, engineering and project management programs.
Before co-founding SGT in 1994, Dr. Ghaffarian held numerous technical and management positions with companies that included Lockheed Martin, Ford Aerospace, and Loral. In these positions he quickly established a reputation for his entrepreneurial spirit and ability to solve complex and technically challenging problems as well as develop new business opportunities.
Dr. Ghaffarian’s technical experience is in the fields of aerospace systems engineering and information technology. His accomplishments and success can be attributed to his commitment to education. He has obtained two Bachelors of Science degrees including a B.S. in Computer Science in Engineering and a B.S. in Electronics Engineering , a Masters of Science in Information Management and a PhD in Management Information Systems.
As Chief Financial Officer, Joe oversees financial planning, corporate accounting and reporting, tax, treasury, business management, business systems and earned value management. Joe has over 20 years of management experience in business finance. After earning an MBA in Finance from the Florida Institute of Technology, Joe worked as a management consultant at KPMG Peat Marwick. Following KPMG, he was the Controller at Dynamics Systems, Inc., and later joined the Andrulis Corporation as CFO and Vice President of Finance and Administration. Joe has specific expertise in strategic planning, funding growth companies, treasury management/financial management, creating financial control processes, planning and implementing mergers and acquisitions, and leading corporate infrastructure organizations.
Dave Wolt is a seasoned business leader with over 30 years of Technical and Managerial leadership experience. Mr. Wolt’s experience includes Management of Engineering Service Contracts for NASA, Development of life critical Air Traffic Control equipment for the FAA and Aviation Administration’s around the globe, production of military airborne avionics and ground communications equipment for the DoD and Satellite ground systems for National Agency customers.
In Mr. Wolt’s current position as the Sr. VP of Technical Operations and Deputy to SGT’s President, he has full responsibility and authority for the successful execution of the majority of SGT’s programs including METS, TSSC, CPSC, GGSG, GISS, MOMS (sub), NENS (sub), TIALS, and PSS-2 . Collateral duties include managing SGT’s center of excellence for IT Security, the Network Technologies Solutions Group.
Wayne Friedman is a business leader with over 30 years of Technical and Managerial leadership experience. Mr. Friedman’s experience includes performing as President of Engineering & Integration Services a government services consultant company and as VP of Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc.’s Space & Communications business where his portfolio exceeded $400M per year in annual revenue. Some of the notable contracts captured and executed under his leadership include the AF Satellite Control Network Contract, the NASA Missions Operations Mission Services Contract, and the NASA Near Earth Networks Services contract.
Under Mr. Friedman’s leadership his organization was awarded multiple NASA center awards for excellence and the coveted NASA wide George M. Low award.
In Mr. Friedman’s current position as the Sr. VP of the National Security Business Unit, he has full responsibility and authority for the successful execution of several key DOD contracts as well as full P&L responsibility.
Mr. Friedman’s formal education includes a BS Degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.
Matt Yetman has 25 years of experience in contracts and finance related areas. Since 1997 he has led SGT’s business operations areas including contracts, legal, pricing, planning, security, facilities and has led SGT’s business infrastructure in growth to over $240M in sales. Prior to SGT Matt worked as Accounting Manager for Lockheed Martin and has held prior positions in public accounting and in the financial services sector.
Mr. Goorevich has over 30 years of experience in providing federal mission-specific science and engineering services. He delivers solutions that encompass development and integration of large and complex mission systems involving all aspects of Information Technology.
Charlie came to SGT from Perot Systems Government Services (PSGS), where he was the Executive Vice President and General Manager, of the Science and Technology Division. He held profit and loss responsibility for over 800 employees and $128,000,000 of annual work supporting three agencies, NASA, NOAA, and DOE. PSGS was acquired from QSS Inc. where Charlie as a VP of Business Development, directed new business focusing on Army and government-wide acquisition contracts (GWACs) for Department of Homeland Security and government services administration.
Prior to joining QSS, Charlie held senior- level positions at Computer Sciences Corporation - including managing the day-to-day operations of a 1000 person organization with annual revenue of $220M. At CSC, Charlie also provided leadership in all aspects of new business development - and served as Capture Manager on several of the company's largest opportunities. Charlie holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.
Christine Matthews is an exceptionally qualified business leader in the Civilian Sector with over 33 years of Technical and Managerial leadership experience. Ms. Matthews' executive and program-level management leadership spans a wide range of Civilian agencies and a comprehensive breadth of Information Technology, Science and Citizen services.
In Ms. Matthews' current position as the Sr. VP of the Civil Business Unit, she has full responsibility and authority for the successful execution of SGT's Civilian programs for NOAA, DOI and DOT; and accountability for SGT's portfolio diversification and growth strategy.
Prior to joining SGT, Ms. Matthews was a Client Executive and Vice President in CSC's North American Public Sector (NPS). In this capacity, she was responsible for Enterprise Services business unit, consisting of approximately $400M in annual revenue with a diverse client base inclusive of NASA, EPA, Department of Education, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, DOE, USDA, DOI, SSA, and HUD. She also previously worked as the operations lead executive (and founder) responsible for CSC's Environmental and Citizen Solutions (ECS) business unit, supporting the EPA, PBGC, DoED, DOE, USDA, and DOI. ECS provided IT, scientific, engineering, and policy support to a wide range of environmental and natural resources programs. ECS had a nationwide presence supporting over 30 federal programs with annual revenue of approximately $235M. Under Ms. Matthews' leadership, the ECS business area was certified CMMI Level 3. Additionally, Ms. Matthews has managed several large-scale, complex programs for NASA, EPA, and DOT, as well as programs for DOE.
Ms. Matthews' formal education includes a MS from The College of William and Mary in Virginia, a BA from The College of St. Rose in New York and executive training programs at Cornell University. Ms. Matthews is a certified Project Management Professional and also serves on the Board of Managers for the Victory Family YMCA and the Board of Directors of Technology Hampton Roads.