Robert Stalick, Chief Executive Officer
Bob Stalick is responsible for the planning, creation, marketing, maintenance, and support of all Tresys packaged solutions and products. Joining Tresys in 2009, Bob brings over 34 years of experience in information technology, covering the waterfront of UNIX, open source, and proprietary technologies.
From 2000 to 2005, Bob was Chairman and CEO of Internosis and led the creation and management of this Northern Virginia based professional services and consulting firm until its purchase by EMC in 2006.
Prior to that, Bob spent 15 years in government systems integration, including six years operating the Department of State’s Computer Security Laboratory, and providing solutions to a variety of government customers. Bob spent his early career as a systems programmer and software development manager working on IBM and Wang operating systems, developing both products and custom solutions for commercial and government users.
Bob graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts.
Christopher M. DeVault, Chief Operating Officer
Chris DeVault brings over 20 years of experience in IT operations, development, and engineering knowledge to Tresys. Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company, Chris has a principal focus on end-to-end management of all customer delivery and resource management, technical strategy, and operational quality. During his tenure at Tresys, Chris has been responsible for the introduction of Tresys’ solution lines, adoption of business automation tools, and development/adoption of the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI)-based quality management program.
Before joining Tresys, Chris led EMC’s Microsoft commercial services practice for the majority of the continental US, continuing the role he had at Internosis prior to their acquisition by EMC. Prior to his work at EMC and Internosis, Chris was a computer security analyst with the United Stated Department of State Bureau of Diplomatic Security Office of Information System Technology responsible for performing security assessments of US embassies as well as providing information security policy guidance.
Chris holds a Master of Science in Technical Management from the Johns Hopkins University, Whiting School of Engineering and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University.
Dean Ramsay, Chief Financial Officer & Partner
Dean Ramsay brings over 30 years of financial experience as a Financial Executive to Tresys. As the CFO, Dean devises, implements, and administers overall financial plans, programs, and policies for Tresys. He also directs treasury functions, working capital, and makes short-term and long-term investments while managing relationships with lending institutions, shareholders, and the financial community. Dean is also responsible for providing financial direction in acquisitions, divestitures, and determination of capital structure while effectively interfacing with the company Board of Directors regarding financial matters.
Prior to joining Tresys in 2001, Dean had served in multiple positions providing him with his vast knowledge in the areas of finance and business practices. As the Chief Financial Officer for Merritt Properties, Dean served as the senior financial officer and manager of commercial real estate. In this role, he directed all financial reporting, job cost, budgeting, tax matters, investor relations, and payroll. Dean also served as the Controller for Merritt Properties where he managed the accounting and administrative functions, financial and tax matters, human resources, collections, and budgets. He was also responsible for preparing the operating budget and monitoring financial activities for all of Merritt Properties. Before joining Merritt, Dean worked for various corporations serving in finance and controller positions as well as acquisition.
Dean possesses an MBA from Loyola College of Maryland and a BS in Business Administration from George Mason University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Virginia.
Karl MacMillan, Chief Technology Officer
Karl MacMillan is responsible for technical strategy, research, and quality of technology innovation and solutions. He brings to this role in-depth experience in computer security, operating system design, and software development. While at Tresys, Karl led the development of key technologies and the development of a world class team of security software developers.
Prior to Tresys, Karl was employed by Red Hat where he led the development of security products including Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) and Red Hat Identity, Policy, and Audit (IPA). He also assisted the CTO and Director of Product Management in strategy, product development, and evaluation of partners and acquisitions. In addition to Red Hat, Karl was principal developer at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) where he developed a system for the recognition of historical and degraded documents and musical scores. This work resulted in several widely cited papers and a flexible software system used as part of several digital library projects.
Karl holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Georgia State University and two Masters Degrees in Music and Computer Music from The Peabody Institute of JHU. At Peabody he researched digital signal processing, machine learning as applied to text, audio, and music recognition which led to his interests in operating system design and implementation.
Karl is a regular speaker at Linux and computer security conferences and has published many academic papers, industry white papers, and the book SELinux by Example. Before his career in technology, Karl was a professional orchestral trombone player.
Sven Standal, Vice President, Engineering Services
Sven Standal has over 17 years of experience in information technology and is responsible for managing all aspects of engineering services and overseeing the firm’s organizational quality and delivery performance via customer service, vendor, and program management and process development initiatives.
Prior to Tresys, Sven was vice president of technology at Morgan Stanley, where he managed the global information technology services and operational related activities for the company’s research department and was responsible for all aspects of day-to-day IT operations.
Preceding working on Wall Street, Sven was a managing principal at Internosis, where he managed a $15 million consulting division and provided outsourced productivity services to a diverse client base. Sven was also instrumental in creating the NY Metro Microsoft Infrastructure Practice and establishing the corporate quality management program.
Sven graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology from the University of Southern Maine.
Scott Winn, Vice President, Business Development
Scott Winn brings over 30 years of leadership and management experience in both government and commercial enterprises to Tresys. His career as an Intelligence Officer and business leader contributes unique insight and perspective directly relevant to Tresys’ Defense and Intelligence Community clients. Scott has executive and management experience with companies such as Gartner, MCI WorldCom, and TESSCO Technologies.
Scott spent 26 years in uniform, in enlisted assignments during which he served as a reconnaissance crewmember as well as commissioned service as an Intel Officer at the Battalion and Brigade Level, Company Command, and as Chief Instructor at Army Officer Candidate School.
Scott holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science and Chinese Area Studies. He serves on the AFCEA International Technology Committee and is an active member of several industry associations. He and his family reside in Hunt Valley, MD.
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8840 Stanford Blvd.
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