Charlie joined L3 GCS as its President in March 2017 following
his role as Vice President/General Manager of the Special
Operations Forces (SOF) Division at DRS Technologies, where he
worked for almost 10 years. Prior to that, Charlie held the
position of Special Projects/Business Development Lead for SPAWAR
Tampa for five years. He also supported the United Nations
(UN) Peace Keeping Mission in Angola, providing vital satellite
communications throughout the country, and reach back to the UN
Headquarters in New York. He retired from the military after 20
years, of which the majority of time was in Special Operations at
Ft. Bragg, NC.
At L3 GCS, Charlie is responsible for executing the strategic
growth plan, drawing on his extensive satellite communications
(SATCOM) industry experience and ensuring GCS provides the best
products to all the warfighters in the field.
Charlie holds a BS degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the
New York Institute of Technology and over 35 years of
satellite and communications experience.
Vice President of Finance/Division CFO
Cammie joined L3 GCS in 2006. Prior to L3, she worked at
Elo TouchSystems, a subsidiary of Tyco Electronics, in various
accounting roles. Cammie was promoted to Finance Manager, then
Controller in 2008 and most recently to Vice President of
Finance/Division CFO in 2011.
Cammie is responsible for management of all Finance and
Information Technology functions. She holds her BS in
Accounting from St. John Fisher College.
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Tony joined Global Communications Solutions (GCS) in 1997.
He formed and led the engineering department until his appointment
to Chief Technology Officer in 2007. Prior to L3, Tony worked
for Harris RF Communications in design and development
Tony holds a MSEE from the Rochester Institute of Technology and
a BSEE from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Vice President of Operations
Eric joined L3 GCS as the VP, Operations in 2015. Prior to
joining L3, he worked 18 years for Anaren Microwave as the Process
Engineering Manager, Wireless Group GM, VP of Quality Systems, and
finally VP of Operations. Prior to that Eric worked for 10
years at Teradyne Connection Systems as a Manufacturing Engineer,
Supplier Development Engineer, and a Work Center Manager.
Eric holds a BET in Manufacturing Engineering from the Rochester
Institute of Technology.
Vice President of Engineering
Roger joined L3 GCS as Vice President of Engineering in 2012.
Prior to L3, he worked for ND SatCom, Inc. as Vice President
of Engineering. Roger's previous appointments include Vice
President and General Manager roles at Vertex Communications,
Tripoint Global Communications and GD SATCOM Technologies. Roger
has over 30 years experience in the SATCOM industry.
Roger holds Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering
degrees from Texas A&M University.
Vice President of Sales
Chris Buck joined L3Technologies in June 2018 as Vice President
of Sales bringing with him over 30 years of leadership in both
Military and Commercial telecommunications.
Prior to joining L3,Chris held multiple roles at General
Dynamics Satcom Technologies including Sr. Director of Business
Development SATCOM products where he led business development
efforts, generating more than $175 million in annual
revenue. Chris also held the positions of Sr. Director
Sales and Strategy Americas, Director of Government Business
Development/SATCOM and Director of Government Programs/SATCOM while
at General Dynamics. Prior to that, Chris spent 10 years with
Harris Corporation in various Program Management roles focusing on
Strategic Satellite Terminal Modernization and Family of Beyond
Chris holds a Master of Science in Systems Acquisition
Management from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Bachelor of
Science in Business Management from the University
ofArkansas. He is Level III certified in Program Management
and Contract Administration through the Defense Acquisition
Vice President of Program Management and Ethics Officer
Pete joined L3 GCS as the Director of Programs in 2012.
Prior to L3, Pete held a variety of management positions with
Exelis, Inc. (formerly ITT Defense/Kodak Government Systems) most
recently engineering roles at Lockheed-Martin Company. In
2016, he was promoted to Vice President of Programs as Senior
Program Portfolio Manager. Pete also has worked in various
software and systemsresponsible for ensuring the success of all
Pete holds a MBA from Chapman University and a BSEE from
Human Resources Management
James Pokora is a leader in Human Resources Management having
worked in various industries in Human Resources for over 35
years. Jim joined L3 Technologies in 2015 as Vice President
of Human Resources for the Communications Systems Segment. As
an HR executive and senior strategic business partner for this
Segment, he was responsible for HR strategy with emphasis on
talent management, talent development, mergers and acquisitions,
talent integrations, and change management. Having stepped
down from this role in the summer of 2018, Jim is now leading Human
Resources at L3's GCS Division in Victor, NY.
Prior to joining L3 Technologies, Jim worked in the Aerospace and
Defense industry since 2005 where he held the position of Vice
President of Human Resources at ITT Corporation. After the ITT
corporate breakup, Jim held positions with spin-off companies
Xylem and Exelis. Prior to ITT Corporation, he was a Human
Resources manager with UCB Pharmaceuticals and Celltech
Jim holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the
Rochester Institute of Technology as well as an Executive
certification from the Wharton School of Executive Education,
University of Pennsylvania.
Director of Contracts
Gardner joined L3 GCS as a Procurement Manager in 2013.
Prior to L3, he worked for Corning Incorporated in various
Global Supply Chain Management roles.
In 2015, Gardner was promoted to Director, Contracts for L3 GCS,
assuming responsibility for the execution of all contracts and
sub-contracts as well as the role of Empowered Official for the
division. In 2016, he re-assumed management for the Supply
Chain in addition to his currently responsibilities.
Gardner holds a BS in Economics from the United States Naval
Academy and served five years of active duty as a Surface