L. Barry Goss, PhD, CEO and Chairman
Dr. Barry Goss is Pro2Serve’s founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board. He has more than 35 years of experience providing professional technical and business services to government and private industry. Dr. Goss serves on the Boards of the East Tennessee Economic Council, Technology 2020, and Distinguished Professionals Education Institute.
Mark DeGraff, President
Mark DeGraff has 31 years of experience in nuclear facility operations and infrastructure program development and implementation. His expertise and experience cover all aspects of operational readiness of nuclear facilities, with particular emphasis on safety class systems, structures, and components, together with the integration of all related systems. He is an experienced NQA-1 lead auditor and has previously led assessments of major DOE/NNSA nuclear projects and processes throughout the U.S. He leads Pro2Serve in providing services to DoD, DOE, NNSA, and other Federal agencies through offices strategically located nationally.
Paul Martin, CFO and Treasurer
Paul Martin is the chief managing member of Clarity Resources, LLC, a Knoxville, Tennessee-based mentor capital company and also acts as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer for Pro2Serve. He has more than 30 years of corporate financial experience and has been instrumental in the success of several emerging companies and corporate turnarounds. With Pro2Serve, he is responsible for administrative operations of the corporation and its divisions, including merger activity, financial oversight, investor relations, legal supervision, and human resources.
Ray Alexander, Executive VP/Chief Engineer, Engineering, Energy, and Environment
Ray Alexander is an engineering management professional with more than 36 years of progressive engineering, design, construction, project management, and leadership experience, including commercial nuclear and fossil power, environmental, geographic information systems, physical security designs, and quality management. He has extensive experience in operating large engineering design departments and managing large projects. His technical expertise is in the structural and natural phenomena analysis arena and NQA-1 and 10 CFR Parts 50 and 52 design requirements. He is responsible for a staff of 200 engineers, technical specialists, power operations and maintenance, physical security design and evaluation, and professional project managers in the performance of multidiscipline, commercial, industrial, and NQA-1 nuclear-related facilities, security, and infrastructure design. He is retired from the U.S. Navy where he achieved the rank of Rear Admiral in the Civil Engineering Corps (see Navy bio).
Jeff Salyers, Executive Vice-President, Operations
Jeff Salyers has over 22 years of proven success in managing diverse corporate operations, business management, project management, and business development for several engineering, technical services, and manufacturing firms. His expertise includes strategic planning, capture management, project management, earned value management, finance, accounting, contracts, and purchasing. His diverse expertise, coupled with his experience supporting both Government and commercial clients, gives him unique insight into and the ability to creatively address issues and problems for our clients. He oversees operation of Pro2Serve’s Environmental and National Security Programs Divisions. He is responsible for leading strategic planning and resource allocation to achieve customer goals; ensuring quality control of all services and deliverables to ensure client satisfaction; and maintaining client relationships to facilitate the success of our customers.
Lorie Baker-Wallace, Senior Vice-President, Program Support
Lorie Baker-Wallace has over 23 years of experience as an operations manager, project manager, proposal manager, technical lead, and hydrogeologist. She has a solid background in technical performance and oversight of large, complex projects where innovation and stakeholder relations are key to success. Leading inside sales for Pro2Serve, she brings combined technical, cost, and business management skills to the development and preparation of both small and large complex proposals. She is also responsible for numerous aspects of day-to-day operations of the company, including environment, safety, and health; quality assurance; corporate-wide training; and customer satisfaction.
Mike Webster, Vice-President, Administration
Mike Webster has over 30 years of business management experience and oversees the company’s administrative functions, including accounting and auditing, human resources, contracts management, purchasing, and information technology. He collaborates with all operating units regarding budgeting, revenue recognition, cost control, and personnel utilization and ensures consistency of internal controls with corporate policies and procedures. He is experienced in analyzing corporate statistical data for financial reporting and SEC filings. In a previous position, he conducted financial and compliance audits of Federal political campaigns, political action committees, and State political parties and worked with Congressional Oversight Committees as an auditor with the Federal Election Commission in Washington, DC.
David Evans, Vice-President, National Security Programs
David Evans brings over 28 years of experience in organizational leadership and program and resource management and planning in secure communication networks and command and control systems. He retired in March 2012 at the rank of Colonel while serving as the 119th CACS Squadron Commander. His former unit supported USSTRATCOM and its global command and control mission to provide the joint war fighter global situational awareness through a worldwide communications network support and the management of space, air, sea, and ground-based operational C2 assets. He led multidiscipline project teams in the planning, procurement, construction, accreditation, and total operational capability of seven secure communications operations facilities and four national communications systems and supporting infrastructure.
Dennis Morgan, Vice-President, Environment
Dennis Morgan has over 33 years of civil, environmental, and D&D experience in project management, environmental and safety compliance, construction management, and detailed design activities. His project management experience includes conceptual project development, budget and cost control, technical scope control, teambuilding and management, workload analysis, and contract negotiations. His extensive D&D experience includes identification of contaminants of concern; evaluation and selection of D&D technologies and techniques; waste stream control, treatment, and disposal; and waste volume estimating.
Jamie Lisson, Vice-President, Finance and Accounting
Jamie Lisson has over 40 years of experience in accounting and management. She has extensive knowledge and experience working with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Federal Acquisition Register, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. She has managed project teams responsible for government job cost accounting systems design and implementation, cost and budget accounting systems, requests for equitable adjustment, CAS disclosure statement preparation, DCAA audit liaison, establishment of indirect pool configurations and forward pricing rates, cost and pricing analyses, and contract closeouts.
Kirk Ellard, Vice-President, Security Programs
Kirk Ellard has over 30 years of experience in the engineering, construction, and operation of complex technical facilities and process systems, including over $1.4B of DOE and DoD construction projects. His responsibilities have covered all phases of the project delivery process from conceptual development to turnover for operations. He manages the engineering, design, installation, testing, and maintenance of security systems for critical National security assets. He was the Project Director for a $315M multiphase, line-item construction project to replace the physical security systems at a National Laboratory. A particular strength is in the practical application of the systems engineering process.
Susan Howell, Vice-President, National Security Programs
Susan Howell has over 34 years of experience as a program director, project manager, organization manager, and technical lead. Her technical and management experience includes environmental, weapons, and facilities and infrastructure projects and programs for DOE. She has a proven background in management and operation of nuclear facilities and infrastructure and is well-versed in DOE Orders and other applicable regulations for nuclear facilities. Her responsibilities have ranged from initiating and growing a key environmental management program to managing the facilities and infrastructure program for a major nuclear weapons facility with an over $400M annual budget.
Marc Norris, Vice-President/Business Development Director
Marc Norris has over 33 years of experience providing technical and management leadership for a diverse range of projects and activities inclusive of environmental management, remediation, engineering, training, logistics, operations, information technology, and security. He leads full lifecycle business development activities from lead identification through capture management to bid and proposal for major contract vehicles, task orders, and delivery contracts. He collaborates with division managers and other corporate staff to formulate business leads and develop capture strategies, to form teaming relationships and agreements, and to support/lead bid and proposal activities.
Del Baird, Vice-President, Portsmouth/Paducah Operations
Del Baird has over 27 years of experience in engineering and engineering-related projects that include managing design/build projects, managing and scheduling the labor force to perform corrective and preventive maintenance activities, compliance sampling and reporting, operations of groundwater treatment facilities, remedial investigations, remedial actions, feasibility studies, and D&D projects. Over his career, he managed numerous complex projects at EPA, DoD, and DOE sites and for private industry valued up to $68M per year. Many of these projects occurred at the DOE Portsmouth GDP over the past 20 years; he recently served as the Deputy Environmental Remediation Program Director at Portsmouth.