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Ronnie Sams Named Vice President of Civil Systems Strategic Business Unit

on Friday, 20 July 2018.

Ronnie Sams Named Vice President of Civil Systems Strategic Business Unit

TriVector Services has named Mr. Ronnie Sams as Vice President and Deputy Manager of the Civil Systems Strategic Business Unit (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 will oversee the day-to-day operations of TriVector’s NASA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and Utilities contracts. 

“We are so excited to have Ronnie in his new role as Vice President” says TriVector President Joey Shelton.  “Ronnie is a fantastic engineer and is an invaluable manager and colleague. He will be a great addition to our Executive Leadership Team.”

Mr. Sams has over 35 years of systems engineering, software development, testing, IV&V, and configuration management experience.  He has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Tennessee and is a native of Knoxville, Tennessee.  Mr. Sams is married to Patricia Copeland, and they have five children and two grandchildren.  He is also active on numerous committees, mission activities, and children mission groups at Trinity Baptist Church in Madison.

Established in 2008 and headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, TriVector Services, Inc. is a SBA-certified Small Business founded by three former NASA senior engineers.  For more information on our company and capabilities, go to