Dave Suhosky is the President and CEO of Kitty Hawk Technologies. Mr. Suhosky founded Kitty Hawk in 2013, and since then has continued to add recognized professionals to create a team of first-choice providers of systems engineering, test, and materials research solutions. Mr. Suhosky is a retired Naval Aviator and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Finance from the University of Notre Dame. He has over 30 years of experience providing engineering and technical services to industry, various government, and Department of Defense organizations.
Director of Applied Technologies
Chase Wortman is the Director of Applied Technologies at Kitty Hawk Technologies. Chase founded Outpost Technologies, which was acquired by Kitty Hawk in 2021, in 2017 in Huntsville, AL. He is responsible for providing top-tier engineering and precision manufacturing services to multiple government entities and the Department of Defense. Mr. Wortman holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University. In addition to the leadership role at Outpost, he has over a decade of technical experience in Lethality Analysis, Test and Analysis, Modeling and Simulation, Mechanical Design, and Manufacturing Solutions.
Director of Engineering Operations
Kennon Rumuly is the Director of Engineering Operations at Kitty Hawk Technologies. Mr. Rumuly is responsible for managing the day-to-day Engineering Operations for all technical engineering divisions of Kitty Hawk Technologies. Mr. Rumuly is an accomplished engineer with project management experience and degrees in Management Information Systems. He has a total of 19 years of experience in leading projects for Modeling and Simulation (M&S), Systems Engineering (SE), and Test and Evaluation (T&E). He also has a depth of knowledge in managing large scale projects for Department of Navy (DoN) and Department of Defense (DoD).
Director of Business Development
Ken Cromes is the Director of Business Development at Kitty Hawk Technologies. He is responsible for establishing, managing, and capturing a business pipeline that allows the company to meet its business objectives by establishing strategic partnership, creating client relationships, and providing successful proposals. Mr. Cromes has a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems with a concentration in Program Management from Southern New Hampshire University. Mr. Cromes also has over 35 years of experience in leadership management, operations, engineering, and military systems.
Gary Brandt is the Proposal Manager for Kitty Hawk Technologies. Mr. Brandt has over 8 years as a proposal manager and is part of the Business Development team providing strategic planning and proposal development. He has experience in leading, managing and influencing high-performing teams in support of DoD contract proposals. Mr. Brandt has a Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering from the University of Phoenix, along with over 29 years of experience in engineering and technical support of Navy Program offices for Modeling and Simulation Systems.
Kate Lawry is the Staffing Director at Kitty Hawk Technologies. Ms. Lawry joined Kitty Hawk in 2019 and is responsible for aiding the growth of the company by seeking out and bringing on employees that align with Kitty Hawk’s mission and values.