L-3 GCS Division Name 2017

Daniels _circ _2018

CHARLIE DANIELS
President

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.

 CammieOrengo

CAMMIE ORENGO
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.

TonyJannetta

TONY JANNETTA
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 engineering.  

Tony holds a MSEE from the Rochester Institute of Technology and a BSEE from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

EricBritt

ERIC BRITT
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.

RogerWieting

ROGER WIETING
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.

Buck _circ _2018

CHRIS BUCK
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 Line-of-Site Terminals.  

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 University.

PeteEwanechko

PETE EWANECHKO
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 program efforts. 

Pete holds a MBA from Chapman University and a BSEE from Syracuse University.  

Pokora _circ _2018

JAMES POKORA
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 Pharmaceuticals.   

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.

 

GardnerSmith

GARDNER SMITH
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 Warfare Officer.

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