Trace7 Partners

Randy Hall

30+ years’ experience in developing, winning, and executing in varied markets ranging from aircraft modification to services for domestic and international customers. Proven strengths in general, operations, program, and engineering management; turnarounds; and new business capture

  • VP Operations of $2.2B L-3 Platform Systems/Logistics Solutions Sector, President of Vertex ($700M), VP Business Development for L-3 Mission Integration ($1.8B); Director/VP of Programs ($80M - $300M)
  • Engineering / management experience in 15+ aircraft types, including Commercial Derivatives
  • Successful penetrations into $1B+ of new markets in Brazil, Mexico, Korea, Kuwait, US Army and US Air Force

Frank DeLalla

35+ years’ experience in business development, new business capture, and program execution in the defense and intelligence communities. Proven strengths in general and operations management, program management, and software engineering management; business development and capture; and leadership of high-performance, diverse teams

  • VP of Programs for $450M portfolio of Vertex CLS programs for DOD and International customers
  • Lockheed Martin Program Director for a $550M system development and integration contract for USAF
  • Lockheed Martin BD Director with significant new business wins for Space Programs Operations and Support
  • Significant experience in all capture management leadership roles, including capture lead, proposal manager, volume lead, cost lead, and proposal review teams

Jeff Gaskins

20+ years’ experience in Engineering, Operations, Quality, and Program Management. Certified PMP and Six Sigma Expert effective in leading change to improve quality, delivery, and financial performance. Focused on developing integrated cross functional teams and building solid internal/external customer relationships

  • VP/GM, L-3 Crestview Aerospace – Established manufacturing facility in Mexico to secure competitive commercial aircraft manufacturing contracts to grow aircraft manufacturing and assembly business for L-3 CA division in Florida (Completed 25% under capital budget)
  • GM, Avalex Technologies – Implemented enhanced manufacturing control and quality processes for small electronics manufacturing resulting in 30% throughput 50% OTD improvements in first year
  • Director Aviation Programs, L-3 Joint Operations Group – Developed engineering and modification capabilities to capture extensive rotary wing aircraft upgrade programs traditionally awarded to OEM. Expanded operation from 400 to 900 personnel and increased annual revenue from $30M to $110M+ over a 4 year period.