Acting President & CEO at Siemens Government Technologies Inc.
Sam Lewis currently serves as acting President and CEO of Siemens Government Technologies (SGT), Inc., a leading integrator of Siemens’ innovative products, technologies and services for programs and requirements at federal government agencies and departments in the areas of energy generation, transmission, distribution and efficiency, infrastructure modernization, industrial applications and integrated electric power solutions for the air, land and sea domains.
Lewis also leads SGT’s operations and business development in the areas of marine applications, drives, business process optimization and automation. In this role he works closely with Siemens partners in the Digital Factory (DF), Process Industries and Drives (PD), and Siemens Dresser-Rand divisions. Mr. Lewis was also responsible for Siemens’ U.S. Navy integrated power and energy system campaign, which includes the integration of Siemens’ Teamcenter® software as the Service Lifecycle Management (SLM) backbone.
Prior to his current roles, Lewis served as the Vice President of Programs, leading operations across SGT’s portfolio including two large programs supporting infrastructure and security maintenance and modernization for contracts with the U.S. Department of State and Transportation Security Administration.
Prior to joining Siemens, Lewis served in a number of capacities both direct to the customer and in corporate leadership positions at two federally-focused information technology companies – most recently as head of strategy – and in prior roles leading business development and operations for a $1 billion defense and intelligence community focused business group. Earlier, Lewis served in the U.S. Navy as a surface warfare officer, culminating in assignments supporting Naval Intelligence.
Lewis is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and Naval War College National Security Affairs and Strategic Studies program. He makes his home in Fairfax, Va., with his wife Laura and two children.
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.
John Ustica is the Chief Financial Officer for Siemens Government Technologies, Inc., the integrator of Siemens’ innovative products, technologies and services for programs and requirements at federal government agencies and departments in the areas of energy generation, transmission, distribution and efficiency, infrastructure modernization, industrial applications and integrated electric power solutions for the air, land and sea domains.
Previously, Ustica was the Plant Manager for the Siemens Energy Facility in Charlotte, NC, responsible for the Generator product line manufacturing facility operation. In addition, Ustica was responsible for the project management and implementation of strategic product initiatives for the global generator manufacturing network.
During his 17 years with Siemens Power Generation, Ustica held several roles with increasing responsibility from performing internal audits for large turnkey project sites to managing a central finance team that was responsible for financial work streams and a new Siemens acquisition.
Ustica was Plant Controller for the Fort Payne Operations, where he was responsible for profit and loss as CFO for the manufacturing plant. Additionally, Ustica was then named the Director of Finance at the Generator facility in Mulheim, Germany. He was responsible for all financial aspects of the business in this role, including the financial development of new generator products. He was the Plant Manager for the Siemens Energy Facility for Electrical Components in Fort Payne, AL. During his time in Fort Payne, he lead a team involved in reducing lead times by 20% on core products, created an Apprenticeship Program in collaboration with a local community college, and drove continuous process improvement projects to stay competitive.
Ustica received his BS BA in Finance from the University of Central Florida in 2001 and his MBA from Rollins College in 2005. He was recently named to the Charlotte Business Journal’s Top 40 Business Leaders Under 40. Ustica currently serves on the Board of Advisors at Queen University’s McColl School of Business and the Board of Directors at Boys Scouts of America, Mecklenburg County Council. He resides in Charlotte, NC.
Senior Vice President Energy & Infrastructure, Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.
Mr. Bloodgood is Senior Vice President Energy & Infrastructure at Siemens Government Technologies, Inc. He brings 29 years of experience leading teams in complex organizations with experience in government contracting, program management, real-time software engineering, systems integration and aviation. In his current role, Bloodgood enables Siemens to help federal customers perform their missions to address national imperatives in energy, infrastructure and healthcare.
Prior to joining Siemens in December 2014, Bloodgood was Senior Vice President for Commercial Products and Services at the Metron Aviation unit of Airbus Prosky. He had overall responsibility for commercial projects in Australia, China, Columbia, Europe, Hong Kong, Mexico, Singapore, and South Africa. Previously at Metron, Bloodgood had responsibility for Metron’s Research Infrastructure as well as executive responsibility for all Metron Aviation support to FAA contracts, including SE-2020.
Bloodgood joined Metron Aviation from Lockheed Martin, where he held numerous leadership positions in aviation, ATM programs and Homeland Security Programs. As Director of Aviation and Advanced Project Development, Bloodgood engineered and deployed high-reliability Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) ATM systems for a global customer base. He was also responsible for the overall development of ATM technology and investment strategy for U.S. and international operations. In his most recent position at Lockheed Martin, as Director of Homeland Security Solutions, he managed large-scale programs in the areas of credentialing, border security and air security. He was the Program Manager for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program.
Bloodgood has degrees in both business and engineering. He received a Masters of Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance, from the University of Maryland and completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in Computer Engineering and Economics.
Angeline G. Chen
Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.
In this senior management role, Ms. Chen is responsible for all legal, contracting and compliance issues.
Prior to joining Siemens in April 2016, she served as Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC), where she also served as the company’s Corporate Secretary and Ethics Officer. At MMC, Ms. Chen was responsible for managing the company’s litigation, governance, and compliance requirements, along with any and all legal issues relating to the company’s programs, operations, and business activities. She also oversaw and managed MMC’s Ethics Program, corporate communications, the Washington Operations office, and the company’s IT and Security departments.
Prior to joining MMC in May of 2010, Ms. Chen served as the Associate General Counsel for Technology and Advanced Concepts for Lockheed Martin Corporation (LM) at LM’s Corporate Headquarters in Bethesda, MD. As the designated general counsel for LM’s Chief Technology Officer, she provided legal advice and guidance on a wide range of business, operational, regulatory, and technology issues, including cybersecurity, information operations and assurance, Web 2.0, collaborative platforms, social media, and innovation. She also served as the general counsel for LM’s Center for Innovation, a state-of- the-art R&D laboratory focused on intra-agency and public/private sector collaboration amongst LM, the US Government, international, academic, and industry partners. Prior to joining LM’s Corporate legal department, Ms. Chen was Associate General Counsel at International Launch Services (ILS), an international joint venture between LM and two Russian entities, Krunischev and RSC Energia. At ILS, she was responsible for legal, regulatory, compliance, policy, trade, government relations and legislative affairs.
Her career also includes prior service as the Deputy Associate General Counsel for Information Security with the National Security Agency; as Assistant General Counsel with the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (INTELSAT), as well as several years in private practice in the DC area, specializing in class actions and antitrust and securities complex litigation focused on high technology and manufacturing sectors.
Since 2000, Ms. Chen has been affiliated with the George Mason University School of Law, where she co-taught a national security and technology course along with former Secretary of the Army and Virginia congressman, John O. Marsh, for fifteen years. The course, which she was asked to develop by the White House and the Department of Defense, examined the policy and legal issues created by and inherent in emergent technologies, cyber, and critical infrastructure protection. She was appointed as a CIP/HS Fellow with George Mason’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Project in 2011. Ms. Chen also previously taught courses in organizational behavior management as an Adjunct Professor for the MBA program at the University of Maryland, where she also served as an Executive-in-Residence in 2005.
Since 2012, Ms. Chen has served as an appointed member of the Board of Directors of Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), a leading provider of geostationary commercial satellites and spacecraft systems integrator, and an Outside Director on the Board of SS/L Federal LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of SS/L focused on the federal government market. From 2011 through 2016, Ms. Chen also served as an appointed member of the Board of Directors of Marinette Marine Corporation as well as an appointed member of the MMC Board’s Government Security Committee.
She is a graduate of the Honors Program at Villanova University, where she obtained her undergraduate and law degrees, and also holds an LL.M in International and Comparative Law, with distinction, from Georgetown Law Center, and an MBA, with highest honors, from the University of Maryland.
Ms. Chen is an active member of a number of professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, the Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Association, the International Institute of Space Law, the Women’s Bar Association of D.C., the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Washington D.C. and Phi Kappa Phi. Since 2001, Ms. Chen also serves as an appointed member of the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security and the Standing Committee’s Advisory Committee, and in 2016 was also appointed to the ABA Cyber Task Force.
Vice President, Human Resources, Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.
Kim Gosk joined Siemens Government Technologies in October 2011 as Vice President of Human Resources where she is responsible for designing and implementing a coordinated human capital strategy for the company. Gosk brings more than 15 years of experience in human resources, leadership and talent development, including 11 years with Siemens.
Prior to joining Siemens Government Technologies, Gosk served as Senior Director, Human Resources for Siemens Industry, Inc. where she served as HR Business Partner for the Industry sales and support functions and consulted on personnel-related topics including compensation, staffing and incentive programs. Previously, she managed human resources for a number of different business units in Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc.
Gosk holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Columbia College with a major in Public Affairs and minor in Communications. In addition, she served in the U.S. Army Reserves – Military Occupational Specialties (MOS) - Military Police Corps.
Thomas C. Greer
Director for Communications and Public Relations
Thomas Greer is responsible for all communications activities at Siemens Government Technologies (SGT), encompassing internal and external communications programs, marketing, advertising and media relations.
Prior to joining SGT, Greer led all communications activities for Operation Homefront, a Charity Navigator four star military nonprofit addressing the stability and security needs of military families. While at Operation Homefront, he was responsible for the full suite of engagement and outreach with constituencies including the media, military and government leaders, employees, partner organizations, and the public relations teams of Fortune 100 corporate foundations and philanthropic supporters.
Before Operation Homefront, Greer spent more than a dozen years with Lockheed Martin, where he progressed rapidly through a series of challenging assignments demonstrating acumen in a variety of roles. In 2004, he helped lead national media relations following the abduction of an employee overseas, and through a critical leadership assignment in 2009, led employee and media communications following the cancellation of the presidential helicopter program, resulting in a staff reduction of 25% at the corporation’s Owego, NY site. He also co-led a team that developed the communication plan to dissolve the Electronic Systems business area, saving the corporation approximately $50 million annually.
A U.S. Navy veteran, Greer served as aide to the Navy’s Chief of Information in the Pentagon, and led all public relations activities for Navy SEAL training in Coronado, Calif, developing an entirely new SEAL recruiting website and leading the production of an award-winning documentary on SEAL training in 1999.
Greer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science from the University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security from the University of Maryland University College.