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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
Chairman
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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
Lieutenant General
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Paul Ostrowski

Former Director of US Army Acquisition Command
Chairman
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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 of Staff
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Richard Koucheravy

Executive Vice President - Aerospace
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Chantel Friedrich

Director of Aerospace Sales
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Hayden Hunter

Director of Industrial Sales
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Lauren Dickson

VP of Corporate Development
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Pete Lakoff

Director of Operations
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Scott Slack

Director of Marketing
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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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Daniel Bishop

Previous Executive Director Air National Guard
Colonel
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John Lindsay

General
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John "Mike" Murray

Former Commanding General of the AFC
Major General
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Thomas Trask

Former VP Commander, US SOCOM
Major General
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Garry Dean

President and CEO of Excelr8 LLC
Major General
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Joe Whitlock

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

Former Adjutant General of South Carolina
Brigadier General
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Carl Buhler

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

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

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

USAF Colonel RET, HH60 Pilot
Colonel
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Mark Conroe

Senior Director Sales Airbus Helicopters North America
Captain
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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
Honorable
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Dr. David Michaels

Professor, Former US Assistant Secretary of OSHA
Honorable
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Erin Conaton

Former Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel & Readiness
Honorable
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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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Bradley Boeher

Former President, SkyJack
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Caleb Rosenberger

Crane Operator and Rigger, Mammoet USA Renewables
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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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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.

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Offices

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Headquarters

295 Interlocken Blvd, Suite 100
Broomfield, CO 80021

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R&D Facility

295 Interlocken Blvd, Suite 175
Broomfield, CO 80021

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Washington DC

226 4th St NE
Washington, DC 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

555 Alter Street, Unit 19B
Broomfield, CO 80020