Bob joined Nova Technologies in July 2011 as an Army aviation subject matter expert and he was rapidly promoted to program manager for Combined Armed Training Strategy (CATS) and Army training programs. He currently manages a number of contracts and personnel including employees and subcontractors.
Bob has over 30 years' extensive experience in Army aviation, training, leadership, and problem resolution at all organizational levels. He has a proven ability to craft strategies to influence decisions and policies that affect an organization. In addition to his career with Nova Technologies, he is a member of several national and regional boards.
Brittany joined Nova Technologies in 2010 as general counsel and was appointed as chief operating officer in 2016. Brittany's goal is to ensure successful operations through strong financial management and effective systems of highly-engaged colleagues. She leads Nova's corporate business unit and all strategic planning efforts.
Brittany earned her bachelor’s degree in political science while minoring in physics at the University of Florida. She received her Master of Science in management from UF’s Warrington College of Business Administration and earned her Juris Doctorate from the Florida State University College of Law. Brittany volunteers at the Ronald McDonald house coordinating meals for families and is an adjunct professor at FSU's College of Law.
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As a senior vice president of Nova Technologies, Bart meets regularly with executives and senior staff to discuss and establish company policies, as well as review company performance, financial results, and resources. In addition to his current role, Bart is the chief engineer for Nova Technologies' Orlando operations where he provides technical guidance and oversees the design, development, and maintenance of the JFPL-based systems.
Prior to joining Nova Technologies, Bart spent fourteen years with Hughes Training Incorporated (now L3 Communications) as a software engineer leading and contributing to various trainers and programs.
Bart holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical and computer engineering from Clarkson College and a Master of Science in computer engineering from Syracuse University.
Randy is one of the founders of Nova Technologies, and since its inception, has been a senior officer of the corporation and a member of the board of directors. As the chief executive officer, he provides continuous oversight and direction of corporate operations. He has also been an active systems and software engineer on several company programs.
Before co-founding Nova Technologies, he was a senior scientist with SAIC, prior to which he was an active duty Air Force officer serving in various capacities, such as a faculty member in the physics and electrical engineering departments at the USAF Academy, and as a high energy laser physicist at the Air Force Weapons Laboratory.
Randy holds a B.S. in physics from the University of South Carolina and a M.S. in engineering physics from the Air Force Institute of Technology with an emphasis in optics and high energy lasers.
As a founder of Nova Technologies, Buddy has served as the company's president since day one. He has over three decades of experience as a hands-on electronics engineer, test director, and technical manager. His forte is team building and problem solving in complex hardware and software-intensive system environments.
Buddy has an excellent balance of commercial and military experience. He also has a unique mixture of airborne and ground-based test experience, hands-on engineering experience, and technical management capabilities. Buddy has an extensive record of highly successful projects and programs. He is a licensed pilot with over 700 aircrew hours including almost 100 hours of combat time in the Middle East.
Buddy earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from The Citadel and a master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Clemson University.
Paden joined Nova Technologies in 2014 as a licensed patent attorney. He has practiced for 10 years in the fields of intellectual property and corporate law and provides hands-on legal advice to executive staff while managing the operations of the legal department.
Studying physics and chemistry at the University of Florida, Paden also has experience in computer engineering and has been appointed as the Director of Cybersecurity.
Dave is currently Nova Technologies’ chief technical officer and director of contracts as well as a founder of the company. Prior to taking on the company’s contracting responsibilities, his primary focus was design, development, integration, and radio communications testing, aural cueing, and real-time simulation modeling for various U.S. military flight training simulators.
Before joining Nova Technologies, Dave spent 10 years working with SAIC. Prior to that he served for 24 years in the U.S. Air Force as an assistant professor, as a senior weapons systems analyst, and as an optical computing engineer. He retired from military service at the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Dave holds B.S. degrees in physics and electrical engineering from the USAF Academy, a M.S. in electrical engineering from Purdue University, and a M.S. in biology from the University of Central Florida.
Glen joined Nova Technologies in 2008 as the principal mission planning support engineer supporting the 160th SOAR(A). Since 2011 he has been the program manager/operations manager for the SOF TEAMS & SOF TEAMS II contracts providing maintenance and engineering support for five unique special operations aviation helicopter simulators located at Fort Campbell, KY. He oversees employees and subcontractors with a variety of skills including logistics, simulator technician abilities, and engineering.
Glen is a retired Army special operations instructor pilot who brings more than 20 years of special operations experience to Nova Technologies.
Sherry has over 30 years of combined experienced in software engineering, systems integration, networking, simulation technology, encryption systems, database design, data reduction and analysis, instrumentation systems, and documentation processes. Over the course of her career, she has been directly involved in the software development life cycle support of numerous real-time software systems and provides engineering support to various DoD programs in development of simulation training systems. She currently applies her project leadership, team facilitation, and management skills to direct and orchestrate multiple proposal team efforts as needed to support Nova Technologies' sustained growth.
Sherry holds a B.S in computer and information science and a M.A. in computer resources and information management. After 22 years in the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Air Force Reserves, Sherry retired at the rank of chief master sergeant.