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Meet Our Team

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Steve Alesio

Previous Chairman of Dun and Bradstreet
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Will Roper

Former Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, US Air Force
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Mick Maurer

Former President, Sikorsky Aircraft
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Patrick Murphy

Former US Army Undersecretary and Acting Secretary
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Warren Katz

Previous Managing Director, USAF Techstars Program
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Caleb Carr

J.D.

President & Chief Executive Officer
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Derek Sikora

Chief Technology Officer
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Shane Arnott

Chief Engineer at Anduril Industries
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David Antoniuk

Previous CFO at Manitowoc Company
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Paul Ostrowski

Former Director of US Army Acquisition Command
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Caleb Carr

J.D.

President & Chief Executive Officer
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Derek Sikora

Chief Technology Officer
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Derek Martin

J.D.

General Counsel
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Randy Gifford

Executive Vice President of Operations
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Lily Long

Chief Communications Officer
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Richard Koucheravy

Executive Vice President - Aerospace
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Hayden Hunter

Director of Industrial Sales
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Scott Slack

Director of Marketing
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Chantel Friedrich

Director of Aerospace Sales
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Pete Lakoff

Director of Operations
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Lauren Dickson

VP of Corporate Development
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Logan Goodrich

Lead Mechatronics Engineer
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Jenette Morell

Director of Government Relations
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Justin Stootsberry

Director of Finance
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Chris Pearce

Production Director
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Todd Apple

Director of Supply Chain and Logistics
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Everett Mansfield

Director of Customer Success
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Carl Riedlin

VP of Federal Programs
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Elizabeth Courtwright

VP of Industrial Sales
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Martin Garthwaite

Chief IP Counsel
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John "Mike" Murray

Former Commanding General of the AFC
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Daniel Bishop

Previous Executive Director Air National Guard
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John Lindsay

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Thomas Trask

Former VP Commander, US SOCOM
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Garry Dean

President and CEO of Excelr8 LLC
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Joe Whitlock

Former Deputy Director for Global Policy and Partnerships for the Joint Chiefs 
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J Ray Davis

Former Adjutant General of South Carolina
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Carl Buhler

Former Director of Logistics, Engineering, and Force Protection for Air Combat Command
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Timothy Daugherty

Former Commanding General US Army Combat Readiness Center
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Jim "Jinx" Jenkins

Former Director Science and Technology Division; Director Experiments Division; Director Rapid Capabilities Office, USMC
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Michael Hodge

USAF Colonel RET, HH60 Pilot
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Mark Conroe

Senior Director Sales Airbus Helicopters North America
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Tony Hahn

Former Chief of Staff USCG Pacific Command
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Matt Quinn

Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
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Dr. David Michaels

Professor, Former US Assistant Secretary of OSHA
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Erin Conaton

Former Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel & Readiness
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Emily W. Murphy

Former Administrator, US General Services Administration
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Dean Thomas

Managing Director, Ankura
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Joseph Maslizek

Previous VP of Sales, The Manitowoc Company
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Robert Shultz

Midwest Regional VP, Maxim Crane Works
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Bradley Boeher

Former President, SkyJack
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Caleb Rosenberger

Crane Operator and Rigger, Mammoet USA Renewables
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Andrew Bair

Founding Partner, Sway Ventures
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Ken Sunshine

Former CFO of Virgin Galactic
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Christy Ivler

Ex office of US Army Research, Helicopter System
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Ross Cohlmia

Owner/Chief Engineer, Cohlmia Engineered Services LLC
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Vincent Monteparte

Former President Boeing
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Joe Massaquoi

Former CFO Boom Supersonic
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Gary Peters

Managing Partner of CES Investments
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Nicholas Frankl

Strategic Advisor, Sway Ventures
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Sir Anthony Ritossa

Chairman of the Ritossa Family Office
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Jan Drake

Ex Samsung, Disney, RIPL
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Marc Arnold

CEO, Angel Corp
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Robert F. Hedrick

Aviation Attorney, Aviation Law Group
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Scott Milburn

Managing Partner, Sage Management
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George Laflin

Houston Alumni Angel Network Chairman, Harvard Business School
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Brianna McDonald

President, Keiretsu Forum Northwest
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Adam Philipp

Founder, Aeon
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Samir Chokshi

Managing Partner, Magara Capital
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Mike Stein

Partner, Intellectual Property, Swan Venture Group

Diverse Company Culture

With backgrounds from UBER, Microsoft, NASA, and more — plus all branches of military service —  team members have come together with one mission: to save lives. Today, Vita has offices in Broomfield, Colorado, Washington, DC, and the United Kingdom, with new offices opening in 2022 in Huntsville, Alabama and the UAE.

Offices

Headquarters

295 Interlocken Blvd, Suite 100
Broomfield, CO 80021

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R&D Facility

295 Interlocken Blvd, Suite 175
Broomfield, CO 80021

Washington D.C.

226 4th St NE
Washington, D.C. 20002

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Silicon Valley Office

440 N. Wolfe Road, Unit 56
Sunnyvale, CA 94085

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Dubai

United Arab Emirates

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Manufacturing Facility

555 Alter Street, Unit 19B
Broomfield, CO 80020