CTS leaders are uniquely qualified, with niche expertise encompassing worldwide intelligence gathering, technology support, sensitive data collections, analysis and dissemination, and operational activities throughout the IC and DOD.
Theresa, a U.S. Army military intelligence veteran, has more than 20 years of experience in the Intelligence community. She began her work in intel with the National Security Agency (NSA), working as a Mandarin Chinese linguist during the Hong Kong turnover from the United Kingdom to China. Theresa then leveraged her international project management experience from her military service, as well as five years with the international software division of IBM, to support a small, ops-centric government contracting company in the intel community. As a senior program manager overseeing more than 125 people in a variety of intelligence, counter-terrorism, security and force penetration programs, Theresa learned the finer points of government contracting. A certified Project Management Professional (PMP®), Theresa earned dual Associate degrees in Spanish and Chinese Mandarin from Monterey Peninsula College. She graduated from Texas Tech University with dual Bachelor’s degrees in history and English, and received her Master’s in International Business from the University of Maryland. While she currently resides in Northern, Virginia, she considers Austin, Texas her home. Theresa is an active member of Dachshund Rescue of North America and has adopted eight hounds to date. Her love of the outdoors extends to gardening, boating and spending time on the beach.
Luca, a former federal account executive with a successful record of forging strategic alliances between government systems integrators and blue chip technology companies, is responsible for CTS’ IT vendor relationships as well as the firm’s IT infrastructure. In addition to over 15 years of federal contracting experience, his proficiencies include Big Data analytics and visualization, cloud computing, IT service management (ITSM), insider threat and fraud detection, identity management, and cyber solutions. He earned an MBA in International Business from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, now a graduate school of Vermont’s Middlebury College, and is ITSM-certified. An avid soccer fan and player, Luca has two adult children and while he resides in Northern , Virginia, he hails from London, England.
Cynthia has more than 40 years of direct intel client experience as well as 15+ years as a management consultant. Her career has spanned numerous roles – human resources officer, intel analyst, business analyst, human capital consultant – giving her a unique depth and breadth of understanding of our client space. Cynthia served as CTS Director of HR for 3 years, where she developed and implemented personnel resource strategies and oversaw employee onboarding, compensation, health and welfare benefits, employee relations and retention, and AA/EEO compliance. In January 2020, Cynthia was promoted to Senior Vice President of Client Relations, where she leveraged her tenure and contacts from her time as a staff officer to help secure new business opportunities for CTS. She studied at Morris Harvey College and the University of Virginia and earned the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certificate from American University. Born in Charleston, West Virginia, Cynthia now makes Tennessee her home. She enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with friends.
John has spent 30 years working in the Federal sector. More than 20 of those years were overseas assignments in support of information technology and program management work while deployed to U.S. Embassies and Consulates through the Department of State. Later, he joined our primary intelligence community client as a staff officer where he worked to modernize the recruitment process to attract technical talent for critical national security positions. His work has provided extensive travel opportunities, and he speaks fluent Spanish and Vietnamese. Originally from California, John, his wife, and their son reside in Virginia Beach. His free time is spent enjoying his family time, motorcycle rides, home improvement projects, and travel.
Born and raised in Lynchburg, VA, Jeff has been finding qualified professionals to serve the needs of Federal Government clients since 2017. He applies his people skills and technical aptitude to source and secure high-performing IT talent to fill critical needs across the Intelligence Community — including CIA, DNI, DOD, NGA, and NRO — as well as for the U.S. Army. Jeff specializes in understanding the unique skillsets of information technology experts and can communicate mission needs in technical terms in order to ensure the best employee-client match. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys the simple pleasure of reading and relaxing with his family.