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We work hard and have fun too.

Dan Anderson

Dan Anderson

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Bio: I graduated with BS in Information Technology from Colorado Tech with emphasis on software development. I have been a network and/or systems administrator for over 15 years. I have experience in the telecom, security, and Internet services fields.
Fun Fact: I am a Colorado Springs native and enjoy backpacking and camping in the summer and snowboarding in the winter.

Rob Andzik

Rob Andzik

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Bio: I love working in the space industry. I graduated from CU with a BS in Aerospace Engineering and Computer Science. Previous experience at Lockheed Martin and RT Logic. I am co-chair of the OMG Space Domain Task Force and co-author of the Ground Equipment Monitoring Service (GEMS) specification.
Fun Fact: I enjoy spending time with my family and riding my mountain bike. I also work with a small relief organization in Kenya and Ethiopia called Lalmba.

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Rita Bailey

Rita Bailey

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Bio: Working in the Space & Defense Industry as an RF Technician and now as a Hardware Integrator has been a rewarding experience for the past 30 plus years. Previous experience with RT Logic, Blue Line Engineering, Spectrum Laser and TRW Space Park. Derry graduate (Phoenix)
Fun Fact: Hobbies include crocheting and stain glass.

Ron Berridge

Ron Berridge

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Bio: I enjoy delivering the best service and products possible to my customers on-time or earlier, and at the best cost possible. I also enjoy working with each of my fellow employees as one team with the same vision to provide the right solution for our customers. Procurement Specialist / Manager for 20+ Years Prior Experience at IBM, Omnipoint Technologies, Intel, and RT Logic.
Fun Fact: Spending time with my family and friends, golfing, motorcycle riding, fishing, and attending an occasional NASCAR race is how I stay entertained.

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Matt Borden

Matt Borden

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Bio: I enjoy solving complex issues in software and assisting customers in solving their specific needs. I am a transplant from the customer service world after managing hotels for 12 years. BS, Computer Science, Colorado State University. BS, Hotel Management, North Carolina State University.
Fun Fact: I enjoy doing just about anything outside, but my favorites are running, golfing, hiking, and attending Rockies baseball games. I also follow NC State athletics with a passion. Transplanted to Colorado from North Carolina.

Daniel Branham

Daniel Branham

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Bio: Complex, real-world problems are among the things I enjoy setting mind to work on. Received Bachelors degrees in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from Colorado State University.
Fun Fact: I enjoy mountain biking, hiking, and camping when it’s warm; snowboarding, relaxing, and piano when it’s not so warm.

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Danny Caudill

Danny Caudill

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Bio: Software Engineer for over 12 years, with work in Digital Signal Processing, Software Vulnerability Analysis, and Systems Engineering. Holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Central Florida, and a BS in Computer Engineering.
Fun Fact: My family and I moved to Colorado from Florida so we could enjoy the outdoors all year round. We enjoy hiking, exploring, and playing video games.

Skip Chang

Skip Chang

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Bio: I graduated from Cornell University with a BS in EE and an MS from CU. Previous experience with GTE Government Systems and RT Logic. I am responsible for managing the development of the softFEP systems (e.g., low rate FEP, high rate mission processors, data recorders, digital I/O boards).
Fun Fact: My hobbies include photography, videography, woodworking and recently, riding a road bike with my friends at AMERGINT.

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Dennis Connors

Dennis Connors

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Bio: I enjoy the theoretical side of modem design and algorithm design. Ph.D. E.E. – UCLA, MSEE – UCLA, BSEE – San Jose State University. Prior Experience at L3, NextWave Wireless, Trellisware Technologies, ViaSat, Texas Instruments, and Hughes Research.
Fun Fact: Raised just outside of Yosemite National Park, California; transplanted to Colorado.

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Sean Conway

Sean Conway

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Bio: My career is focused on making a difference for customers and employees. I’ve worked in the space industry for 30 years as a project manager and business leader. MBA – State University of New York, Binghamton, completed at University of Phoenix, BS Business Administration – Bridgewater College. Prior Experience at IBM Federal Systems and Real Time Logic.
Fun Fact: Backcountry skiing, hiking 14’ers, cycling, running and travel with my family keep me balanced.

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Randy Culver

Randy Culver

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Bio: I enjoy working with our customers to understand what they need to implement their systems. Systems Architect/Manager for 25+ years. MSEE – Purdue, BS – VA Tech. Prior Experience at IBM and RT Logic.
Fun Fact: I competed on Team USA at the World Duathlon Championships in Spain.

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Charlie Gerchow

Charlie Gerchow

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Bio: I enjoy working on hardware integration and troubleshooting. Experience in the electronics field for 25+ years, AAS – Devry Phoenix.
Fun Fact: Relocated to the US from the former Panama Canal Zone in 1980. Love living in Colorado. Enjoy spending time with my kids, mountain biking, motorcycling, fishing, hiking, snowboarding, skiing, travel and sport shooting.

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Chance Geurin

Chance Geurin

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Bio: Hardware and firmware designer for 22+ years. Can be caught occasionally doing software. MSEE- SDSU, BSEE – UTEP. Previous experience includes NOSC and RT Logic.
Fun Fact: Biking, Curling, Hiking, Rovers (both furry and mechanical), Sailing, Skiing (Alpine, Tele & XC), Symphony and Travel.

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Tony Guidry

Tony Guidry

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Bio: I have a wide range of experience in the command and control industry. I’ve worked on everything from automotive engine controllers, commercial aircraft simulators, to complex satellite command and control systems. Program / Project Management for 25+ years. Prior Experience at Lockheed Martin and RT Logic.
Fun Fact: Love to hit things with sticks (drummer). Hiking the Colorado hills and travel are my favorite pastimes.

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Brian Hoglin

Brian Hoglin

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Bio: I enjoy working with smart people and making our customers successful. Software/Systems Engineer for 20 years. BSEE, CU Boulder. Prior experience at Nortel Networks, Omnipoint, Opuswave and RT Logic.
Fun Fact: I enjoy hunting, backpacking, fishing, mountain biking, snowmobiling, and pretty much anything in the mountains.

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Kalynne Holm

Kalynne Holm

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Bio: I have over 20 years experience working on a wide variety of design projects. I’m excited to be working as Graphic/Web Designer at AMERGINT.
Fun Fact: I enjoy hiking, biking and spending time with my boys.

Russell Johnson

Russell Johnson

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Bio: Systems Engineer for 20+ years. MSCS – Colorado Tech, BSCS – Cal Poly Pomona. Prior experience at NCR Microelectronics, LSI Logic, and RT Logic.
Fun Fact: Hiking Colorado mountains and four kids keep me busy.

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Ron Leichliter

Ron Leichliter

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Bio: I thoroughly enjoy working on teams toward the accomplishment of a common goal. My space systems experience comes from 18 years at Allied Signal and then Honeywell working on AFSCN programs as a field engineer and progressing to a ground station architect. I received my BS in Engineering Technology and Telecommunications from Colorado Tech.
Fun Fact: I’ve recently re-discovered some old hobbies such as woodworking and photography. I also enjoy the occasional 14’er and mountain bike ride.

Mark Lekarczyk

Mark Lekarczyk

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Bio: I enjoy designing and testing electrical and mechanical hardware solutions, from PC Boards, chassis, I/O panels, cables, to complete systems. A systems engineer responsible for productizing hardware — working with production to create documentation for consistent builds and test. Ten plus years in the Sat Comm. field. Previous experience at RT Logic, Omnipoint, LMCO/Loral.
Fun Fact: Outdoors is my playground — Running, hiking, motorcycling, sport shooting, and biking. Otherwise, home improvement projects.

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Dave Marshall

Dave Marshall

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Bio: Software, firmware, and hardware developer for 30+ years. Previously with Hewlett-Packard, Modulation Instruments, Credence Systems, and Bode Systems. BSEE from Colorado State University.
Fun Fact: Enjoy dirt motorcycling and tinkering, mostly out of necessity, with old cars and trucks.

Mark McMillen

Mark McMillen

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Bio: Working in the space industry is a privilege. Working with the talented and dedicated people at AMERGINT to support this industry is an honor. Prior to AMERGINT, I spent 12 years at RT Logic as co-founder and CEO/CTO. I was a co-founder and VP of Engineering at AP Labs prior to that. I received my BS and MS degrees in Engineering from MIT.
Fun Fact: My wife and I have two awesome girls. I like climbing mountains, playing music and building barns.

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Don Metzger

Don Metzger

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Bio: RF, software and DSP engineer,… and serial entrepreneur for 34 years. BSEE, MSEE and PhD – UCCS. Prior experience at Kaman Sciences, Cornell University, Modulation Instruments, Credence Systems, precisionWave, Constant Wave and Bode Systems.
Fun Fact: I enjoy off-road motorcycling with my Moab gang. I also enjoy fixing our bikes when we get back.

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Dan Michon

Dan Michon

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Bio: I enjoy doing whatever it takes to make our customers (and their customers) successful. Production Mgr / Systems Engineer. MSEE – SDSU, BSEE – ASU … Go Sun Devils!. Prior Experience at RT Logic and Naval Civil Service.
Fun Fact: Running, travel, spending time with friends and family keep me busy.

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Eric Mitchell

Eric Mitchell

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Bio: I have worked in the space industry for 20 years, focusing on software-based systems development. I enjoy the complex problem solving required to convince computers to control a wide variety of devices in order to perform complex tasks. My past projects have included ground station telemetry processing, scheduling/execution subsystems, and control/status systems. I graduated from the University of Maryland with a BS in Electrical Engineering.
Fun Fact: My family and I love to play tabletop games, go snowboarding, and play guitar. My bones think I should have given up skateboarding by now, but I ignore their input on the subject.

Mike Mozingo

Mike Mozingo

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Bio: Graduated from CU Boulder with a double degree ECE and BA in Music. Prior experience with Colorado Space Grant Consortium where I worked on ground software and support on the flight side. I enjoy solving challenging problems in software.
Fun Fact: Hobbies include playing Starcraft 2, snowboarding and biking.

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Dan Ojennes

Dan Ojennes

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Bio:I enjoy solving complex problems in software. I have been working on software based products for 20+ years. BS Math – Colorado School of Mines. Prior experience at Hewlett-Packard, Agilent and RT Logic.
Fun Fact:I enjoy all kinds of sports, and spend my spare time backpacking, coaching track and field, and traveling with my family. I have travelled to more than 25 countries on 5 continents.

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Brian Olson

Brian Olson

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Bio: I’ve been building satellite systems for 25 years with a great group of people who happen to work at lots of different companies. EECS at CU Boulder. Prior Experience at IBM, Lockheed Martin, and RT Logic.
Fun Fact: Bicycling, motorcycling, woodworking and grilling (and eating) steak.

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Jeff Papenfuss

Jeff Papenfuss

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Bio: I enjoy solving complex, multi-disciplinary problems for our customers. Systems Architect / Engineer for 20+ years. MSEE – UCCS, BSEE – UNM. 

Prior experience at RT Logic, Intel, Xircom, Voicestream, and Omnipoint.
Fun Fact: Coaching my 3 kids, travel, and playing guitar fill my spare time.

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Stephen Papierski

Stephen Papierski

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Bio:Enjoy solving challenging problems with both software and hardware applications. Graduated from Taylor University with a BS in Computer Engineering.
Fun Fact:Hobbies include mountain biking and taking pictures of beautiful landscapes.

David Peckham

David Peckham

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Bio: I enjoy solving challenging problems in both hardware and software. I am currently pursuing a MSEE at UCCS. Prior experience with Northrop Grumman, and EM Microelectronic. BSEE – UCCS.
Fun Fact: School, family and friends keeps me busy.

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Nancy Peterson

Nancy Peterson

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Bio: I enjoy serving and supporting others with behind-the-scene details so they can focus on the more technical aspects of their job; customer service is a very important part of who I am. I have a B.S. in Business Administration and more than 25 years of experience as an Administrative/Finance Assistant.
Fun Fact: Outside of work I spend time with my lab retriever, reading, friends, traveling, and encouraging/supporting my two boys and Dad.

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Luis Rodriguez

Luis Rodriguez

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Bio: I spend most of my day wondering how to make our end user experience as killer as possible. I have a passion for web technologies that started with the 2nd company on the Web with maps (1st was MapQuest). I bring that passion for crisp user interfaces to AMERGINT and our customers.
Fun Fact: I have an obsession with chocolate treats which requires me to race bicycles with conviction. I’m also color blind.

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Jeff Rupp

Jeff Rupp

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Bio: I started as a PMEL technician in the United States Air Force, earned my BS in Computer Science from UCCS, and my MS in 2006. Worked 11 years for RT Logic on various space programs.
Fun Fact: My hobbies are diverse and range from woodworking to metal fabrication and machining. I also enjoy elk & deer hunting and camping and relaxing in the beautiful Colorado mountains.

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Tim Rupp

Tim Rupp

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Bio: I’ve been a software engineer for 20+ years. BS in computer science from UCCS and MBA from Colorado Tech. 17 years in aerospace with previous experience in the shipping, insurance, and telecom industries, as well as 4 years in the USAF.
Fun Fact: I love doing home improvement projects, and helping others with projects. I’d rather ride my bike than drive to work.

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Tom Salmon

Tom Salmon

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Bio: Software Engineer for 20+ years all spent in the satellite ground equipment business. Prior experience at IBM, Lockheed-Martin, and RT Logic.
Fun Fact: Much as a sports fan enjoys following their favorite teams and players and keeping track of stats, I enjoy following software technologies and keeping track of which Linux distribution is currently in the lead, which programming languages are growing in popularity, and what new software technologies are being released.

Ann Marie Schade

Ann Marie Schade

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Bio: I have a B.S. in Mathematics from Youngstown State University and an M.S. in Project Management from Colorado Technical University. I am a project manager but also have experience as a software engineer and software department manager. Prior companies include Mission Research Corporation, ITT, RT Logic, and Intelligent Software Solutions.
Fun Fact: I have two sons, two dogs, and am a diehard Cleveland Browns fan.

Dave Schick

Dave Schick

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Bio: Enjoy engineering solutions to difficult problems. BSEE from Purdue University & MSEE from Johns Hopkins University. 13-years experience in signal processing.
Fun Fact: My wife and I enjoy spending time with our daughter and son. My hobbies include amateur radio, electronics, and hiking.

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Matt Smith

Matt Smith

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Bio: I graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science. I enjoy working on various telemtery and control systems design projects.
Fun Fact: I enjoy playing competitive ultimate Frisbee, mountain biking and climbing, and tinkering with robotics.

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Bo Smith

Bo Smith

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Bio: I have been in the defense industry for over 33 years and have been privileged to work in many areas including RADAR, Jammers, and CC Systems. Later in my career, I switched to FPGA design performing Image and Signal Processing. I have designed satellite firmware and satellite communication systems. Over the years I have worked for several companies including Hughes Aircraft, Sparta, Radiance Technologies, MIT Lincoln Laboratories, Assurance Technologies, and Harris Corporation. My degrees are BSEE and MSED.
Fun Fact: My wife and I love the Springs, we enjoying hiking and exploring the mountains with our two dogs. We lived in Belize where I taught high school math, physics, and computer science. Started career flying in F-15s.

Urs Steck

Urs Steck

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Bio: Software signal processing, firmware, and automated testing … I enjoy doing it all. MSCS – UCCS, BSEE – UC-San Diego.

 20+ years working with many of the other talented guys at AMERGINT.
Fun Fact: An immigrant from Switzerland who became a US citizen in 1983. Currently working remotely from New Zealand.

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Andrew Strange

Andrew Strange

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Bio: I love helping customers tackle complex systems with an eye toward innovative and simple solutions. Systems Engineer since 2007. MEEM – UCCS, BS CE – Taylor University. Previous experience Space Dynamics Lab and RT Logic.
Fun Fact: In my spare time I enjoy climbing (rock, ice, mountaineering) as well as spending time with my wife and best friend, Laura, and our wonderful son, Brooks.

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Wayne Swope

Wayne Swope

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Bio: I have 20+ years of experience in engineering, including hardware/firmware design and systems engineering. I received a BSEE from UCCS. My prior experience was at Signalware, RT Logic, Avago, and Broadcom.
Fun Fact: My wife and I have 3 kids that keep us busy. I am a Colorado native who enjoys skiing, snowboarding, riding motorcycles, and mountain biking. I also like to tinker with home automation.

Daisy Szajner

Daisy Szajner

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Bio: I am detail-oriented, determined, and enjoy working in an ever-changing and challenging environment. I am currently pursuing my Associates degree at Pikes Peak Community College (nearly done). My plan is to continue with my education until I receive my Master’s degree in Business. I am excited about my growth and future with Amergint.
Fun Fact: I have always been interested in nutrition and do enjoy cooking healthy. I keep busy skateboarding, hiking, or doing any outdoor activities; I am in the process of learning how to play the banjo and knit.

Tom Tschudy

Tom Tschudy

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Bio: I enjoy helping to keep our customer and company resources secure. I have a BA from the University of Maryland and have previously worked supporting federal programs at CH2M, Lockheed Martin, and started out serving in the USAF.
Fun Fact: I enjoy spending time with my wonderful family, hiking, and watching our boys play baseball.

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Eddie Tuggle

Eddie Tuggle

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Bio: I enjoy working with customers to understand their HMI needs. Graduated from NU with a BSCS and CU with a MSCS. Previous experience at TRW, Columbia, and RT Logic.
Fun Fact: I’m a state certified soccer official (State Referee) refereeing at all levels.

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Marc Verity

Marc Verity

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Bio: I’ve been designing and developing RF and wireless systems, embedded software, and hardware for the last 20+ years. The excitement and challenge of changing the world through wireless communications has brought me great pleasure and opportunity. I’m fortunate to continue down that path with the world class staff here at AMERGINT.
Fun Fact: I am a Colorado Springs native and enjoy the amazing mountain bike trails we have right here in our back yard. I love to travel and cannot wait to explore the geography and culture of my next stop.

Drew Walton

Drew Walton

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Bio: I really enjoy working together with the customer and ensuring they are extremely pleased with our products and support. I want to help make my customer successful. I have been working as a Systems engineer for 18 years. Education: MSCS – UCCS, BSEE – Chapman University. Previously worked at RT Logic and Boeing Aerospace.
Fun Fact: I play competitive tennis, enjoy swimming and the outdoors all year round.

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Andrew Washburn

Andrew Washburn

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Bio: I received my Bachelors degree from Pepperdine University in Math/Computer Science. Prior to coming to AMERGINT I spent over 23 years working as a software engineer and architect for Verizon.
Fun Fact: I enjoy coaching baseball.

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AG Werschky

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Bio: I enjoy difficult engineering problems and finding solutions for our customers. Prior experience in the Air Force, Integral Systems, and Northrop Grumman. Security, Systems Engineering for 10 years. U.S. Air Force Academy class of 1999.
Fun Fact: Cooking, Microprocessors, welding, working on cars, brewing beer, and rock climbing keep me out of trouble on the weekends.

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Joe Wilhelmi

Joe Wilhelmi

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Bio: I enjoy working with customers, solving new problems and building systems that work well. Engineer/Mad Scientist for 11 years. MSCS – Colorado Tech, BSCE Taylor University. Prior Experience at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and RT Logic.
Fun Fact: I enjoy bike racing, hot tubbing, and hanging out with my young son, Carter.

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Brian Willette

Brian Willette

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Bio: Engineering for 20+ years in various industries with a focus on delivering high-quality software solutions in a timely manner, considering design, efficient implementation, reliable testing, and thorough documentation along the way.
Fun Fact: Enjoy traveling to exciting destinations and partaking in quality scotch, sometimes in tandem.

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Zack Wilson

Zack Wilson

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Bio: I am a self-trained front-end software developer whose goal is to create products using the latest technologies. I am working on my Bachelor of Innovation in Computer Science in hopes to use technology to better the world.
Fun Fact: I was part of a Freerunning team that made it past the initial round of America’s Got Talent.

Jim Worlton

Jim Worlton

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Bio: BYU Graduate in Business Finance. Ford Aerospace/Loral, Stanford Telecom/ITT, RT Logic, AMERGINT Technologies. Started as a young Financial Analyst and worked through various positions up to Director of Finance. Currently acting as Financial Controller for AMERGINT.
Fun Fact: I’m loving being a grandpa for the first time even though I don’t feel old enough to be one. Still love bikes, music, guitar, piano, the outdoors.

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Stan Zubiel

Stan Zubiel

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Bio: After being an independent contractor and working with the founders of AMERGINT on many projects over the years, I am pleased to finally be a member of the staff. Started designing complex RF circuits at GTE Sylvania and TRW after graduating from NYU with my BEEE and haven’t stopped. I look forward to working with a very talented team in developing the next generation of cutting edge products.
Fun Fact: Enjoy traveling, spending time with the family, sportbike riding, ham radio and strength training. Even won the pull-up championship at the local gym (but no one else competed).