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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 the Civil Systems Strategic Business Unit (SBU) 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 Defense Systems 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 Defense 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.


Brian Williams

Brian Williams

Mr. Brian Williams is TriVector’s Vice President and Deputy Manager 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.


Ronnie Sams

Ronnie Sams

Mr. Ronnie Sams is TriVector's Vice President and Deputy Manager of the Civil Systems SBU. As a TriVector employee for over nine years, Mr. Sams worked for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Ares I Upper Stage Element performing avionics and software project management and for U. S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC), Software Engineering Directorate (SED) supporting airworthiness, independent verification and validation (IV&V), and processes for Gray Eagle unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Most recently, Mr. Sams has served as a subject matter expert for Stages Avionics on the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s (MSFC), Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation (ESSCA) contract. In his role of Vice President, Mr. Sams oversees the day-to-day operations of TriVector’s NASA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and Utilities contracts.