January 4, 2021

Dr. Kimberly Robinson, U.S. Space & Rocket Center

On Dec. 15, 2020, The Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Kimberly Robinson as Executive Director and CEO of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. A 31-year veteran of NASA, Dr. Robinson will assume her role Feb. 15, 2021.
January 4, 2021

Todd May, Blue Origin’s Board of Advisors

On Dec. 1, Blue Origin announced the formation of its Board of Advisors, which includes notable former government space leaders and industry executives. Among those named to the board, Todd May of Huntsville. He is Senior Vice President of Space and Mission Solutions at KBR. He is also former Director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.
January 4, 2021

Wes Torain, Calhoun Community College

Wes Torain is the new Director of Public Relations and Digital Media at Calhoun Community College. He brings more than thirty years of experience in broadcasting, journalism, public relations, and multimedia production, and will oversee the College’s marketing efforts. The college made the announcement in November.
January 4, 2021

Wade Heck, Maynard Cooper & Gale

In October, Maynard Cooper & Gale welcomed Wade Heck to the Firm’s Government Relations Practice Group in Washington D.C. Wade is a Government Relations professional with over three decades of experience shaping and executing federal lobbying strategies and guiding policy through the legislative process. His practice focuses primarily on defense, space, and energy programs, with a specialty in advanced nuclear technologies.
January 4, 2021

Rhonda Stiles, Redstone Gateway Conference & Dining Center

Rhonda Stiles has joined the WJP Restaurant Group as the new Sales and Catering Director of the Redstone Gateway Conference and Dining Center. Rhonda's passion for customer service and hospitality have guided through her 25 year career in the industry. She will work with customers on a variety of needs, including space for a social event, a work meeting, or a catered meal.
January 4, 2021

John Smith, Jr., MartinFederal Consulting

MartinFederal Consulting, LLC. (MartinFederal), a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), focused on providing solutions-based services to the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Department of Justice, and other federal agencies named John Smith, Jr. as the Director of IT Solutions in November. Smith has a strong background in the Information Technology (IT) field with 30 plus years of professional IT experience.
January 4, 2021

Mary Beth Griffith, MartinFederal

Mary Beth Griffith joined MartinFederal as the Subcontract Administrator II in October. She graduated from the University of Alabama Huntsville with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a concentration in Government Contracts in 2012. Mary has worked in the contracts sector for seven years with BBSS, a Native Corporation, and SAIC.
January 4, 2021

J. Brad Fuller, MartinFederal

J. Brad Fuller has joined MartinFederal as the Director of Cyber Solutions, leading the Cyber Solutions Practice team in Starkville, MS. Brad first worked for the U.S. Senate, where he served as a professional staff member on the Senate Appropriations Committee, subcommittee on energy and water development.
January 4, 2021

Jay Hornbuckle, NAI Chase Commercial

NAI Chase Commercial, a member of the world’s premier managed network of commercial real estate firms, NAI Global, announced Dec. 4 that Jay Hornbuckle has accepted a position as Vice President, Property Management in the Birmingham, Ala. office. In this role he will be responsible for procuring, facilitating, and managing the office, industrial, and retail inventory within the Birmingham Metro Market.
January 4, 2021

Lawren Pratt, Barge Design Solutions, Inc.

Lawren Pratt, PE, LEED AP, M.ASCE, has joined Barge Design Solutions, Inc. (Barge) as Civil Engineering Manager. The company made the announcement Nov. 18, 2020. Pratt has 30 years of experience as a consultant and project manager in site and civil engineering and land development and in client program management.
January 4, 2021

Anglin Reichmann Armstrong, P.C.

Anglin Reichmann Armstrong, P.C. is pleased to announce the following promotions for employees in both its Huntsville, Alabama and Pensacola, Florida locations. Formed in 1990, Anglin Reichmann Armstrong, P.C. is the largest, locally owned public accounting and business advisory firm in Huntsville, Alabama. With its newest office in Pensacola, Florida, Anglin serves clients throughout the Southeast and nationally.
January 4, 2021

Antonio L. McGinnis, Huntsville Housing Authority

Antonio L. McGinnis was named the Executive Director/CEO of Huntsville Housing Authority in August 2020. McGinnis is a native of Huntsville, Alabama. He is married to Mitzi Wade McGinnis and together they have three sons Kendall, AJ and lan.
January 4, 2021

Patience Samson, QuantiTech

Patience Samson has joined QuantiTech as Vice President of Corporate Development. Ms. Samson is responsible for the management of corporate business development activities and supports the CEO and President in corporate strategy development. Ms. Samson brings more than sixteen years of experience supporting DoD organizations and leading business development and proposal efforts in the defense, civilian, and intelligence markets.
January 4, 2021

Angie Helms, QuantiTech

Angie Helms has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at QuantiTech. Ms. Helms joined QuantiTech in 2015 as Vice President of Business Operations. In that role, she was responsible for all aspects of Finance and Accounting, Project Control, Office Management, and Facilities.