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Our Leadership

Dr. Joey Shelton

Dr. Joey Shelton

Dr. Joey Shelton is President and Co-founder of TriVector Services, Inc., an engineering company located in Huntsville, Alabama where he serves on the Board of Directors. In his role as company President, Dr. Shelton is responsible for the corporation's strategic goals and their implementation. Dr. Shelton is also responsible for evaluating corporate strategies to determine the corporation’s ability to meet customers' needs.


Timothy Kauffman

Timothy Kauffman

Mr. Timothy Kauffman serves as TriVector Services’ Senior Vice President for Financial Management and Energy, Earth Science & International (EE&I) work. He brings with him 18 years of technical leadership on the International Space Station and other aerospace projects at NASA as well as eight years of executive and project management experience in private industry. His combination of both financial management and systems engineering experience provides a solid foundation for integration and execution of complex aerospace systems and projects.


Marc Verhage

Marc Verhage

Mr. Marc Verhage serves as TriVector Services’ Senior Vice President for the Civil Space Strategic Business Unit (SBU). His responsibilities include providing and managing key support in the form of project management, systems engineering and integration, modeling and simulation, test engineering, configuration and data management, avionics and software integration and system affordability to NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) and other Civil Space projects. Mr. Verhage is also responsible for the managing of employees, business development, execution and improvement of day-to-day company tasks, contract tasks and pursuing opportunities in engineering services for TriVector.


Philip Kenul

Philip Kenul

Philip Kenul is the Senior Vice President of Aviation and Operations, at TriVector Services Inc., and serves as Vice-Chair, ASTM Committee F38 on Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Committee F38 is developing standards that facilitate UAS operations at an acceptable level of safety in the National Airspace. He is currently supporting NOAA’s UAS Program Office as a contractor.


Brian Williams

Brian Williams

Mr. Brian Williams is TriVector’s Vice President of Defense Systems. He is responsible for overseeing the Defense SBU in providing key support for project management, systems engineering and integration, modeling and simulation, engineering analysis, configuration and data management, avionics and software integration, software foreign military sales, software safety, and software independent verification and validation to the U.S. Army and Missile Defense Agency. Mr. Williams is also responsible for managing employees, business development, contract tasks and pursuing opportunities with the Defense Industry for TriVector.


Debbie Collins

Debbie Collins

As TriVector Services’ Office Manager, Mrs. Debbie Collins is responsible for performing or overseeing all administrative tasks for the company in the areas of human resources, security, timekeeping, marketing and facilities. Additionally, she provides accounting, payroll, and subcontract administration support to the Senior Vice President of Financial Management.


Jennifer Staton

Jennifer Staton

Ms. Jennifer Staton is the Business Integration Manager of TriVector Services. In this role, Ms. Staton is responsible for proposal management, business development, and opportunity identification among all Strategic Business Units (SBUs). She also serves as a Science Writer for the company’s NOAA Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) contract. Additionally, Ms. Staton assists with marketing initiatives, quality control, and SharePoint maintenance.