Decades of Experience
Our team has decades of experience delivering forward leaning solutions and managing high-profile engagements from federal, state, and local government contracts as well as education and commercial clients. Our leaders are visionaries and effective counselors each with an impressive portfolio of accomplishments. Balancing risk and innovation, they anticipate future needs and opportunities, and seek to ensure Titan Technologies’ and our customer’s sustainability.
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Chief Executive Officer
As the former President of L-3 National Security Solutions (NSS), Les Rose brings decades of experience leading multi-million and billion dollar global organizations. While at NSS, Les oversaw a business segment with over 4,000 employees and $1.2B in annual revenue. NSS delivered best-in-class integrated solutions for complex defense and intelligence customers that span across cyber, intelligence, enterprise/mission IT, command and control, big data, and integrated security. While in this role, he drove efforts to continuously improve and optimize the delivery of new capabilities and proprietary technologies to top customers including government agencies.
Prior to becoming President of L-3 NSS, Les was President of L-3 STRATIS, one of the largest divisions of the global defense leader. Before 2005, he held various leadership roles, all with direct P&L oversight, at Titan Technologies and BTG including President of Operational Organizations.
In addition to his extensive leadership, engineering, and technology background, Les is also a Retired Lieutenant Colonel with the United States Army Corps of Engineers where he held high-profile engineering leadership positions with engagements in Europe, Far East, and Central America. Les holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Chief Operating Officer
David Ramirez serves Titan Technologies as the Chief Operating Officer tasked with maintaining the highest level of operational integrity and performance. His professional and academic backgrounds combine an impressive array of both technical and management experience and training.
Prior to joining Titan Technologies, David served as President of Global Government at FireEye, Inc.- responsible for the cyber security company’s sales strategy for public sector markets in the U.S., Europe and Asia. In addition, David spent over 19 years at L-3 National Security Solutions, holding numerous technical and management positions, including his role as President of L-3 National Security Solution global sector business where he was responsible for Federal Civilian, State & Local and International business.
David completed the executive leadership program at the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business in 2013. He holds a B.S. in Geography from California State University, Chico and an M.S. in Natural Resources Management from California State University, Humboldt. David was inducted into the 2016 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in government contracting.
Chief Financial Officer
Judy Giles brings over 35 years of experience to Titan Technologies within the IT services and solutions business. As Chief Financial Officer, Judy’s leadership is critical in maintaining Titan Technologies world-class performance while consistently delivering strong financial results and operating under sound financial and business practices.
Prior to Titan Technologies, Judy served on the executive team at L-3 National Security Solutions (NSS), a business segment with over 4,000 employees and $1.2B in annual revenue. During her 10+ year tenure with L-3 NSS (and its predecessor organizations), Judy served as Chief Financial Officer for nine years, Under her leadership, the organization achieved effective balance sheet management, consistently achieving Days Sales Outstanding (DSOs) in the mid-50s. She also held a number of senior management positions with responsibility for overseeing various business support functions, including business strategy, contract administration, procurement, pricing, facilities, security, SOX compliance and government compliance. During this time, she led efforts to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the business support functions, resulting in improved quality of services provided to operations, while holding the line on costs.
Before 2005, Judy held various technical, management, and financial positions with Titan, AverStar, and Intermetrics, including roles with P&L responsibility.
Judy holds an MS in Applied Mathematics from the University of Illinois and a BS in Mathematics from Northeastern University.
Vice President of Finance and Accounting
Nyla Papiernik is Vice President of Finance and Accounting at Titan Technologies. Nyla has over 25 years of experience in accounting and finance in the government contracting industry. She spent most of her career in positions of progressive responsibility starting as controller with CBSI which was later acquired by AverStar and L-3 Communications. Her diverse background includes management positions in finance, regulatory compliance and accounting in government contracting. Nyla enjoys doing outdoor activities, travelling and exploring new places with her family.
Vice President of Sales and Business Development
Eric Hoffman is the Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Titan Technologies and loves helping people optimize their business processes with the latest technology. He has spent the majority of his career in the technology industry, gaining experience in areas such as software engineering, cloud and large-scale infrastructure development. While new business development, strategic partnerships and sales is his primary job function by day, Eric also enjoys spending time with his family and spending time outdoors and hitting the slopes.
Vice President of Contracts
Charlie Eller is the Vice President of Contracts at Titan Technologies. In this role he is responsible for the oversight of the company’s contracts, subcontracts, purchasing, and contracts administration functions. Charlie has over 30 years of contract management experience in the Federal and State and Local Government professional services industry. While contracts management is his primary job function by day, Charlie is an avid football fan and enjoys watching and attending collegiate and NFL games.
Vice President Mid-Atlantic Region
Belay Tekalign is the Vice President of the Mid-Atlantic Region at Titan Technologies. He has spent the last 15+ years working for large system integrators on highly visible and mission critical contracts where he successfully filled roles as Program Manager and Solution Architect. At Titan Technologies, Belay is responsible for developing, communicating, and driving the region’s strategic direction, cultivating customer intimacy, and maintaining successful program delivery while driving profitable growth. As a technologist at heart, Belay continues to learn and test new technologies and consistently looks for ways to bring value to his customers.
Joel Lindner is the Program Director at Titan Technologies and enjoys providing high-quality, professional management services to his customers and their stakeholders. He has spent the majority of his career in the construction industry, gaining experience in areas such as Cost Engineering, Construction Management and General Contracting. While daily management of a Capital construction program is his primary job function, Joel also enjoys attending concerts with his wife, playing golf and spending quality time with family.
Vice President Southeast Region and IT Services
Godfrey Rojas is the Vice President of Florida Operations at Titan Technologies. He has spent the majority of his career in the technical support industry, gaining experience in areas such as service desk support, project management, and technology implementation. At Titan Technologies, he is responsible for several key programs and also serves as the technical expert for all internal IT services. While IT program management is his primary job function by day, Godfrey also enjoys attending NFL games and spending time on the beach.
Vice President Western Region
Jeremy (Jerry) McCarty is the Vice President of the Western Region with responsibility for delivering our clients’ critical infrastructure, transportation security, and Health IT system requirements. He spent the majority of his career in the Enterprise IT industry gaining experience in Federal and S&L markets supporting large, agency-wide IT infrastructure and support contracts, national geospatial mapping initiatives and, enterprise application development projects. Outside of the office, Jerry passionately pursues the outdoors and volunteers his time with several non-profit conservation organizations.
Vice President of Business Development
Cameron Raithel is the Vice President of Business Development at Titan Technologies where he leads Federal Government sales activities. He brings over 15 years of experience in business development and operation roles at both large systems integrators and small businesses in the Federal IT Services Market. He is passionate about delivering solutions that build a more efficient government and finding new ways of solving problems through technology.
Vice President of Innovation
Jeremy Williams is the Vice President of Innovation at Titan Technologies where he is responsible for developing new and exciting solutions for our customers. As a ServiceNow expert, he also leads Titan Technologies’ ServiceNow practice. With 20 years of experience, Jeremy brings a record of success providing operational oversight, driving strategy, and developing creative solutions that bring value to our customers. Jeremy is also a quality management professional focusing on service excellence, operational cost optimization, and end-to-end efficiencies.
Chief People Officer
Sean Butler is the Chief People Officer at Titan Technologies, where he provides leadership and administration for all Human Capital functions, programs, and practices. Prior to joining Titan Technologies, Sean spent 20 years as Vice President of Human Resources for Cargill/Mosaic Phosphate Companies, a Fortune 200 company, and served as Chief Human Resources Officer for a significant logistics company, as well as Executive Vice President of People for a leading cybersecurity firm.
Sean holds a Master of Business Administration from Baker University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Kansas. Sean holds several certifications including Senior Certified Professional (SPHR-SCP) from The Society of Human Resource Management, as well as Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) from the Human Resource Certification Institute.
Sean is involved with the local community and actively contributes his time and efforts to various boards and positions such as Trustee and Executive Board Member at Zoo Tampa, Chairman of the Board at Career Source Tampa Bay, Chair of St. Joseph’s Baptist Finance Committee, Member of the St. Joseph’s Baptist Board of Directors and BayCare Finance Committee Member.
Chief Growth Officer
Michael Edwins is the Chief Growth Officer (CGO) for Titan Technologies, LLC. He is responsible for directing business growth, strategic development, and the pursuit and capture of major programs with key customers across Titan Technologies businesses.
Prior to joining the company in 2020, Michael served as the Customer Success Executive for the National Security Organization within CISCO Systems. Before that, Michael served as the Vice President of Business Development and Capture for Peraton from 2017 to 2019, and also as Director of Business Development at the former Harris IT Services, prior to the stand up of Peraton, from 2013 to 2017. He previously held a variety of business development leadership roles supporting activities with key customers within the Department of Defense, Civilian Agencies, and Intelligence Community over the last twenty years to include serving as Director of Business Development with L-3 NSS from 2008 to 2013.
Prior to joining industry, Michael served four years in the U.S. Air Force as an Intelligence Operations Analyst and is a veteran of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
Michael is a member of the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, the Intelligence National Security Alliance, and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Akron.
Whitney Reardon Wentz
Vice President of Capture Operations
Whitney Reardon Wentz is the Vice President of Capture Operations at Titan Technologies where she develops and leads the capture strategy for Titan Technologies’ largest and most complex pursuits. She brings more than 20 years of capture and proposal management, marketing, and business development experience in support of both large and small Government contractors and non-profit organizations. Whitney brings a record of success leading capture efforts that span Department of Defense agencies, Federal Civilian agencies, and State and Local Government. Outside of the office, Whitney enjoys attending music festivals, painting, volunteering, and spending time at the beach.
Vice President of Southeast Operations
Richard Menhart is the Vice President of the Southeast Region for Titan Technologies. His responsibilities include maintaining the highest level of operational integrity and performance for the customers, employees, and other stakeholders within his region. Prior to joining Titan Technologies, Richard served as Vice President of Global Satellite Systems for CACI Federal where he had operational responsibility for worldwide Satellite Communications. Richard spent over 29 years in the United States Army, holding numerous Command and Leadership positions, including Brigade Commander, 406th Army Field Service Brigade. He graduated in 1991 from California University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. degree in Education. He also holds a Master’s degree in military studies from the Marine Corps University. Additional military education includes the United States Army War College Fellow, University of North Carolina, Depot & Arsenal Executive Leadership Program, Marine Command and Staff College, CAS3, Combined Logistics Officer Advanced Course and Infantry Officer Basic Course.