Andrew Wilson is the President and CEO of Quiet Professionals. He has 10 years of proven Executive Leadership in three SDVOSB startups. Mr. Wilson is a husband, father of 3, grand-father of 3, an entrepreneur, inventor, and Valorous Combat decorated US Army Sergeant Major (Ret). Mr. Wilson was recently elected as the Interim Director for the Autonomous Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Tampa Satellite Chapter, a 501c chartered to promote the safe and ethical use of all things unmanned. He is a standing member of the Tampa Bay CEO Council and sponsor of the National Defense Industry Association (NDIA) Tampa Chapter. Maintains a Top Secret (TS) security clearance and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Information Technology.
Deputy Director (Officer)
Mr. Pecha is currently the Senior Capture and Proposal Manager for Quiet Professionals, LLC, located in Tampa, Florida. Since his retirement from the Federal Government in 2010, he has held several corporate postitions prior to joining Quiet Professionals.
During his government career, Mr. Pecha served in numerous Senior Executive Service leadership positions in the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), including the Director for Counterintelligence (CI); Chief of DIA’s CI and Security Office; Deputy Director for Human Capital; Chief of DIA’s Office for Human Resources; and Director of the Joint Intelligence Task Force – Combating Terrorism. He also represented DIA on the Downing Assessment Task Force tasked to review the terrorist attack on Khobar Towers, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
Mr. Pecha also retired from the US Air Force Reserves after a career that included 11 years active duty and nine years reserve duty primarily with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations where he served as a Special Investigator, Detachment Commander, and Counterintelligence (CI) Officer.
Mr. Pecha holds a Master of International Relations degree from the University of Maryland, a Master of Public Relations degree from Golden Gate University, a Bachelor of Science degree from York College of PA in Police Science and an Associate of Arts Degree in Law Enforcement and Corrections from the Lehigh County Community College, Schnecksville, PA.
DOROTHY L. TUCKER, CPA
Dorothy Tucker has been practicing in the public accounting profession in the Tampa Bay area since 1995. Her industry experience includes governmental and defense contractors, transportation, logistics, wholesale distribution, construction, development, retail and manufacturing. She has experience in providing accounting and auditing services to local, national and international companies. She has provided these services to both public and privately-held companies. She has also completed the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ IFRS certificate program. Dorothy lives in St. Petersburg with her husband and their two children.
Bret Feldman is a board-certified construction lawyer practicing in the areas of construction and commercial litigation. He specializes in resolving construction disputes for clients through negotiation, litigation, arbitration, or mediation. His clients typically include project developers, engineers, architects, contractors, sub-contractors, material suppliers, property owners, and condominium and homeowners’ associations. In addition to drafting and negotiating construction contracts, he has litigated cases involving claims for breach of contract, breach of warranty, design or construction defects, insurance coverage and defense, negligence and professional negligence, unjust enrichment, construction liens, non-competes and product defect litigation. He regularly appears in Florida’s state and federal courts.
Spanning across industries and continents, Barry’s 20 years of business experience have allowed him to negotiate and close multiple acquisitions and strategic partnerships in locations all over the world. In addition to Renascent, Barry has investments in a Marketing Automation SASS model, a Software Development company, a Marketing Firm, and various minority investments. As a 5th generation Tampa native, Barry is also committed to the Tampa Bay community. He has supported many local charities and organizations, as well as serving on the board of directors for the St. Petersburg Bowl and Sincerely Santa.
Jeff Bloch is currently SVP OEM Sales and Strategic Alliances for Lumenier and GetFPV. www.lumenier.com is located in Sarasota, Florida, and designs/manufactures high-performance UAV/drone equipment for civil, defense, STEM education, drone racing and hobbyist markets. www.getfpv.com is also in Sarasota and one of the largest distributors of UAV/drone parts, with over 200,000 products available to ship from USA.
Prior to Lumenier/GetFPV, Mr. Bloch received a BS Computer Science from Purdue University. He spent 18 years in Silicon Valley with HP, Cisco Systems and Cadence Design in sales, marketing and talent management executive roles. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beth Cahill is the Senior Managing Director of the Investment Banking Firm CEA Group. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, the firm has been providing investment banking, merger & acquisition, and capital market needs to the corporate community for over 45 years. The boutique investment banking firm specializes in assisting firms with their institutional capital needs. Ms. Cahill is adept at negotiating creative transactions on behalf of her clients worldwide. As a globally focused firm, CEA Group has offices in strategic locations throughout the U.S. and including Europe and Asia to effect efficient transactions.
Ms. Cahill began her career with Chemical Bank, N.A. in New York, transitioning from traditional listed securities portfolio management to institutional private company investment banking with Alliance Capital. She has been involved in several hundred transactions. She has experience with many industries and has most recently participated in transactions involving healthcare, energy, aerospace and defense, cyber security and technology. Ms. Cahill is based in the headquarters of CEA Group in Tampa, Florida.
Ms. Cahill was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Tampa Chapter of AUVSI (Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International) and has agreed to assist the AUVSI with their outreach and involvement in the Tampa Bay AI, Robotics and Unmanned Vehicle industry within the local and state communities, promoting STEM initiatives through the educational system and corporate community.
PATRICK “PJ” COOK
PJ Cook is the President/Owner and Chief Remote Pilot of Overhead Real Estate. PJ has been flying commercial drones for over 4 years. Primary business focus is major construction projects monthly video/still updates for large projects such numerous COSTCO stores from initial land survey to opening day, Medical Center of Trinity floor additions, automobile dealerships and large-scale engineering projects. PJ has also been doing IT Management since his USAF retirement in Jan 1999 after a 22yr career as a Special Operations Aerial Gunner with over 4000 flight hours on AC-130 Spectre Gunships, MH-53 Pave Low and MH-60 Pave Hawk Helicopters. PJ is a local Pinellas County native and lives in Safety Harbor with his wife and son.