Leadership

Teresa Porter, Chief Executive Officer

At ISYS we believe customer success is enabled by strong business and technical leadership. It begins with key personnel on our Corporate staff, as listed below, and continues through our program managers, site leaders, and technical personnel. We provide top talent with the benefits of a small business. ISYS is committed to helping our customers meet their most critical and important missions. We are ready to serve.

Teresa Porter, Chief Executive Officer, and President joined ISYS Technologies in May 2002 as a Principal. Teresa’s strategic vision of building a first class services organization that focused on delivering superior services to the Federal government and Public Sector began to align.

Teresa’s extensive background is diverse and has included managing both small and large services organizations. Beginning her career in Accounting/Finance, she moved into Sales and Marketing, and eventually into the role of building, managing, and growing technology-based organizations. Teresa has assembled an impressive management team at ISYS with extensive experience in the Government services sector. Since 2002, ISYS has grown significantly from three to more than 150 employees with a presence today on multiple Federal, State and Local Government programs. Through these continued efforts, ISYS has grown to be widely known as a reputable Engineering and Information Technology Services provider to the US Government.

Teresa received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of Nebraska/Kearney.

 

Kurt Hotto Vice President, Special Projects

Kurt is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors and contributes to special projects. Kurt’s guiding principles for building ISYS, is to treat people right so that both the organization and the individual may succeed. “Our reputation is our key to success.”

Kurt’s started his career as a Systems Engineer for Electronic Data Systems where he internalized customer service and employee values as the backbone of his company. He has managed multi-million dollar projects in the commercial and Government sector. He has hands-on experience in technical consulting, project management and business management. His industries include Health Care, Mining, Public Utilities and Public Transportation.

Kurt received his Master’s in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University and is a Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute.

 

Scott Fiero, Director

Scott Fiero is currently Director of Information Technology and Engineering Services and provides Business Development Leadership.

Prior to joining ISYS, Scott spent 23 years at Leidos (previously SAIC) providing systems and software solutions and services for the Government. He has hands-on experience in generating cost-effective products and services for time-critical operational environments. His experience spans multiple disciplines including program management, systems engineering, software engineering, information technology, white papers, capture management, and proposals. He has experience in leading teams to reach SEI CMMI Level 5 software development processes and ISO 9001:2008 quality practices using agile methods.

Scott received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Colorado State University.

 

Valerie Krasovec, Director of Human Resources

Valerie Krasovec is Director of Human Resources. She joined ISYS in March of 2010. With over twenty years of experience building, managing and growing technology and customer support organizations, she is responsible for compliance and employee satisfaction. Valerie has held various senior management roles at Financial Institutions and Telecommunication companies. Throughout her career, Valerie has structured and led numerous organizations including Program Management, IT Customer Support, IT Help Desks and Data Center Services.

 

Steve McCarthy, Director of Customer Relationships

Steve McCarthy, Director of Customer Relationships, joined ISYS in 2005 with more than 20 years of Information Technology Services experience. Steve’s expertise spans multiple areas of the business, including Talent Acquisition, Business Development, Proposal Support and Staff Management. Steve’s understanding of ISYS and the customers he supports spans the entire company. Steve has been instrumental in the success and growth of ISYS .

 

 

Ann Fick, Director of Corporate Support

Ann is responsible for directing all financial-related activities. She has more than 30 years accounting and financial reporting experience working for technology companies and government contractors. She is responsible for ensuring sound financial credentials and government compliance.

Ann received her Bachelor of Business Administration from Kansas State University and her Masters of Business Administration from Devry University.

 

 

Frank Toney, Engineering Services

Frank Toney is an Engineering Program Manager and has been a member of the ISYS Team since February 2010. Frank reports to the CEO and is responsible for customer and employee satisfaction, revenue growth, contractual execution and technical performance for ISYS’ NASA portfolio. Frank supervises a team of engineering professionals located throughout the United States.

Prior to joining ISYS Technologies, Frank spent five years at Raytheon. He performed as a Systems Engineer, Program Control Lead and Business Development Manager supporting Missile Defense programs. Prior to Raytheon, Frank served in a variety of leadership roles as a Field Artillery Officer in the US Army. He deployed to Kosovo in support of peacekeeping operations and Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM.

Frank holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy and a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) Degree from Colorado State University’s Executive MBA Program. Frank is a Six-Sigma Green Belt and has completed several Program Management, Integrated Product Team Leadership and technical training courses.