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.
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.
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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.
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 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.
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.
Pamela joined Nova Technologies in 2019 and serves as Nova’s Vice President of Finance. She oversees Nova’s accounting policies and procedures, leads the financial reporting function and maintains the accounting system. Pamela focuses on providing financial analysis for data-driven decision making. She works closely with the leadership team to develop and implement financial and operational strategies.
Pamela is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Florida Atlantic University College of Business with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
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.
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.
Michelle started at Nova Technologies as an Intern and with 10 years of service now leads Nova Technologies' Human Resources Department. She focuses on creating proactive and strategic solutions to take care of our most important asset - our people! She loves infusing her creativity into processes and ideas to cultivate a culture of community and supporting our employees and their families.
Michelle earned her bachelor's degree in Business Management at Florida State University. She received her Masters of Science in Human Resource Management at Troy University.