David Morgan

Vice President, Operations

David is Co-Founder and Vice President for Operations of STS International, where he oversees worldwide operations responsible for rapid design, development, and deployment of cutting-edge antiterrorism and physical security technologies, medical simulation training applications, and professional engineering services. Through his innovations and strategic leadership, STS has achieved significant growth by penetrating new and emerging markets through a diversified client base in eighteen countries across four continents. He has led development and deployment of advanced technologies to protect national interests for the Department of Defense, including the Department’s biometrics program and the Army’s and Navy’s intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) technologies. He has deployed technical subject matter expertise to meet urgent program requirements in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other austere locations and has also led development of medical simulation technologies to train critical combat trauma and casualty care with simulators to include task trainers, gaming solutions and live training simulations for the Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marines. David’s credentials include: Author, Main Street Smarts and Chasing the White Rabbit; Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from the University of Maryland; and, Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland.  https://www.linkedin.com/in/dave-morgan-0b19a04/

Douglas Morgan

Vice President, Legal and Administration

As Vice President and Lead Counsel for STS International, Doug brings over twenty years of experience in business operations, business law, and technical projects. He provides operational direction for process and information technology infrastructure to support corporate functions including finance, purchasing, contracts, legal, service management, information technology, and project management. Doug leads the establishment of corporate process standards and provides continual process improvement to achieve and maintain ISO 9001 certification. Doug’s credentials include: Bachelor’s Degree in Biology with emphasis in Physiology from the University of Maryland; and, Juris Doctorate from St. Thomas University.

Ted Morgan


With over 40 years of corporate industry and military experience, Ted plans and directs all aspects of STS International policies, objectives, and initiatives and is responsible for the short- and long-term profitability and growth of the company. Over 25 years ago, Ted developed STS as a start-up company to a staff of over 60 full-time personnel located at client sites throughout the Continental US, various locations overseas and four fixed STS corporate facilities. He drives business development and sales to build STS as an organization dedicated to delivering and selling world-class products and services. Ted’s credentials include: Lt. Colonel, US Army Retired; Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the United States Military Academy; and, Master’s Degree in Political Science from Middle Tennessee University.

Chris Caruso

Director, Information Security Office

Chris leads a team responsible for the information and physical security at STS International.  He drives the development, execution, and overall management of proactive and predictive risk programs and security strategies dedicated to protecting the company’s people, property, information, and reputation.  Chris has over twenty-one years’ experience in law enforcement operations and was formerly the U.S. Secret Service’s top cyber and financial fraud investigations leader. He is a recognized leader in cyber, financial crimes, risk management, and international operations. Chris’ credentials include:  Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Biology, Criminology Minor, from the University of Maryland; Master’s Degree in Leadership and Management from Webster University; American University’s Key Executive Leadership Program; and Certified Information Security Manager. https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-caruso-cism-24101856/

Bob Caviness

Program Director, Enterprise Asset and Logistics Management

Bob oversees a portfolio of multiple program efforts providing field service engineering, integration, reset/repair support and full life cycle logistical support in both CONUS and OCONUS locations.  He is an experienced Program and Project manager, leading teams of up to 3,000 full-time employees on complex logistics contracts in austere environments. Bob possesses over 25 years of military and corporate experience in all facets of logistics and operations.  Bob’s credentials include: Lt. Colonel, US Army Retired; Master’s Degree in Procurement and Acquisition Management; and, Certified Project Management Professional. https://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-caviness-pmp-18048226/

Jagjit Chahal

Vice President, Finance (Acting)

Jagjit has over thirty years of experience working with Federal Government contractors in accounting, finance, and contract management. He has been supporting STS International, Inc. since 2000.  He oversees the financial and contractual operations at STS. Jagjit’s credentials include: Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, from Punjab University; and, Certified Public Accountant.

Charlie Petrie

Program Director, Engineering

Charlie has over eighteen years of corporate experience at STS serving in both program management and systems engineering roles. Charlie brings over 35 years of military experience, including 12 years in the Army Signal Corps and eight years in the Army Acquisition Corps (AAC). His collective experience spans the entire product engineering lifecycle from concept through sustainment for a variety of spanning software applications to complex integrated secure distributed wireless system of systems comprised of Internet of Things sensors, sensor fusion platforms, and multi-tiered common operational picture solutions. Charlie oversees a portfolio of multiple products and manages engineering staff and resources that provide engineering support of products and programs in both CONUS and OCONUS locations. Charlie’s credentials include: Lt. Colonel, US Army Retired; Bachelor’s Degree in General Engineering specialized in Physics and Electrical Engineering from United States Army Military Academy; Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering specialized in Computer Engineering; and, Certified Project Management Professional.

David Thomas

Director, Growth

Working with his team, David is responsible for the growth in existing markets and the introduction of STS capabilities into emerging markets to meet customers portfolio needs.  David excels in translating client business requirements and conveying customer expectations that are essential to meet emerging threats. His experience, spanning both domestic and international markets, focuses on customer satisfaction and relationship building. He has over 20 years of experience involving SIGINT, C4ISR, and Robotic platforms technologies. David’s credentials include a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering. https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-thomas-70ab5614/

Vicky Tilley

Director, Human Resources

Vicky Tilley leads the administration of Human Resources for STS. She is responsible for the strategic development and senior management of STS’ growing human resources organization, including leading recruitment and retention. With over seventeen years in the Human Resources field, Vicky brings expertise in diversity, benefit administration, reward and recognition, and talent acquisition management to help STS grow and thrive. Vicky’s credentials include: Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from George Mason University. https://www.linkedin.com/in/vicky-tilley-1a53a518/

Keith “Woody” Weir

Program Director, Training and Simulation

Woody is responsible for the executive oversight, management, strategy, and growth of the Simulation and Training Services portfolio. Woody works strategically and tactically with Program Managers to develop cost, schedule, and performance efficiencies and effectiveness to better maximize and exceed customer satisfaction. He holds over 30 years of diverse corporate, civil, and military experience and education.  Woody’s credentials include: Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Science emphasizing in Astrophysics & Atmospheric studies from the University of Maryland. https://www.linkedin.com/in/keith-woody-weir-965a745/

Cecilia Wu

Director, Project Management Office (PMO)

Cecilia has the responsibility for program/project management, organizational strategy & performance, contracts, and facilities. She has extensive experience in the field of program/project management, PMO, strategy, and with all aspects of the end-to-end business life cycle and operations. She successfully captured and led large-scale programs and portfolios for commercial and Federal Government clients. Cecilia’s credentials include: Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University; Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the University of Southern California; Engineering Management Certificate from the California Institute of Technology; Certified Project Management Professional; and, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.