Trace7 Affiliates

Our bench includes proposal writers, editors, and managers;
artists, finance, systems and design engineers.

Richard Bays

Information Technology Executive Affiliate

Richard Bays has 23 years of executive-level experience leading technologies teams for organizations. Mr. Bays has focused on providing cost-effective, compliant, and strategic technology solutions that align with corporate goals while integrating with legacy environments. Digital transformation, BI and data analytics, cyber security, technology team building, and cloud-based transformations in support of DoD programs, are his key areas of expertise. Other specialties include rapid implementation to include both CONUS and OCONUS deployments. Richard has held executive positions in the aerospace and healthcare industries serving as the Vice-President of Information Technology, CIO, and Risk Management Officer supporting +$1BN businesses while leading world-wide technology teams.

Frank Ramsdell

Supply Chain Senior Affiliate

Frank Ramsdell has over 25 years’ experience with engineering and Integrated Product Development processes, program management performance, supply chain functions, and financial management. Well-versed in Six Sigma/lean/6S/visual controls, ISO 9001 quality standards, and Earned Value Management (EVM) controls and measures, he also possesses excellent proposal and functional process writing skills. Mr. Ramsdell is adept with detailed process and cost analyses, as well as the development of performance metrics and budgets. Other capabilities include Contractor-Inventory Control Point execution and DoD Life Cycle Sustainment Management planning, performance and reporting requirements. Mr. Ramsdell brings a broad knowledge base to support proposal development and program execution efforts for program management, logistics, EVMS, engineering, and risk management.

Joe Mott

Human Resources Executive Affiliate

Mr. Mott has proven strengths in business development, process improvement staffing (Six Sigma Green Belt), policy, leadership training, labor relations, employee relations, and benefits. Other specialties include international employment and deployment. This innovative and resourceful professional has held executive positions in the aerospace industry as a Vice-President of Organizational Development and Human Resources and as Assistant Vice-President for Media Analysis, Intelligence Solutions, and Operations Support. He is a DDI Certified Trainer and Oz Principle of Accountability Certified Trainer.

Greg Hamilton

Senior CLS Affiliate

30+ years’ experience in aviation maintenance and logistics support, including program management, supply management, maintenance management, and operations for domestic and international customers. Hamilton’s experience includes management of fixed wing logistics support contracts including the USAF T-1A Contractor Operated and Managed Base Supply (COMBS) contract, the USAF T-6 COMBS contract, US Navy C-12 Contractor Logistics Support Contract, and the USAF C-12 CLS Contract, leading teams at multiple CONUS and OCONUS locations. He has been responsible for P&L in excess of $200M/year. Hamilton also led the stand-up of a COMBS operation for the Israeli Air Force, negotiating and supervising the building of the COMBS facility by local contractors at an IAF site, hiring, training, and supervising Israeli foreign nationals to work at the COMBS facility, and coordinating all ITAR import/export requirements for the project. He holds valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics certificate.