L-3 GCS Division Name

CharlieDaniels

CHARLIE DANIELS
President

Charlie joined L3 GCS as its President in March 2017 following his role as Vice President/General Manager of the Special Operations Forces (SOF) Division at DRS Technologies, where he worked for almost 10 years.  Prior to that, Charlie held the position of Special Projects/Business Development Lead for SPAWAR Tampa for five years. He also supported the United Nations (UN) Peace Keeping Mission in Angola, providing vital satellite communications throughout the country, and reach back to the UN Headquarters in New York. He retired from the military after 20 years, of which the majority of time was in Special Operations at Ft. Bragg, NC.

At L3 GCS, Charlie is responsible for executing the strategic growth plan, drawing on his extensive satellite communications (SATCOM) industry experience and ensuring GCS provides the best products to all the warfighters in the field.

Charlie holds a BS degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the New York Institute of Technology and over 35 years of satellite and communications experience.

 CammieOrengo

CAMMIE ORENGO
Vice President of Finance/Division CFO

Cammie joined L3 GCS in 2006. Prior to L3, she worked at Elo TouchSystems, a subsidiary of Tyco Electronics, in various accounting roles. Cammie was promoted to Finance Manager, then Controller in 2008 and most recently to Vice President of Finance/Division CFO in 2011.

Cammie is responsible for management of all Finance and Information Technology functions. She holds her BS in Accounting from St. John Fisher College.

TonyJannetta

TONY JANNETTA
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer 

Tony joined Global Communications Solutions (GCS) in 1997.  He formed and led the engineering department until his appointment to Chief Technology Officer in 2007.  Prior to L3, Tony worked for Harris RF Communications in design and development engineering.  

Tony holds a MSEE from the Rochester Institute of Technology and a BSEE from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

EricBritt

ERIC BRITT
Vice President of Operations

Eric joined L3 GCS as the VP, Operations in 2015.  Prior to joining L3, he worked 18 years for Anaren Microwave as the Process Engineering Manager, Wireless Group GM, VP of Quality Systems, and finally VP of Operations.  Prior to that Eric worked for 10 years at Teradyne Connection Systems as a Manufacturing Engineer, Supplier Development Engineer, and a Work Center Manager. 

Eric holds a BET in Manufacturing Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

RogerWieting

ROGER WIETING
Vice President of Engineering 

Roger joined L3 GCS as Vice President of Engineering in 2012.  Prior to L3, he worked for ND SatCom, Inc. as Vice President of Engineering. Roger's previous appointments include Vice President and General Manager roles at Vertex Communications, Tripoint Global Communications and GD SATCOM Technologies. Roger has over 30 years experience in the SATCOM industry.

Roger holds Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering degrees from Texas A&M University.

BradLaundry

  

BRAD LAUNDRY
Vice President of Product Management

Brad joined L3 GCS as a Product Manager in 2008. Prior to L3, he worked for General Electric/Microwave Data Systems as a Principal Engineer, and Lockheed Martin as a Systems Engineer and Development Engineer.

In 2010, Brad was promoted to Director of Programs for L3 GCS, assuming responsibility for the execution of all customer programs. In 2012, Brad accepted a three-year overseas assignment as Vice President, Middle East Region for the L3 Microwave Group. In 2015, Brad was promoted to Vice President, Product Management.

Brad holds a BSEE and MBA from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

PeteEwanechko

PETE EWANECHKO
Vice President of Program Management

Pete joined L3 GCS as the Director of Programs in 2012.  Prior to L3, Pete held a variety of management positions with Exelis, Inc. (formerly ITT Defense/Kodak Government Systems) most recently as Senior Program Portfolio Manager.  Pete also has worked in various software and systems engineering roles at Lockheed-Martin Company. In 2016, he was promoted to Vice President of Programs responsible for ensuring the success of all program efforts. 

Pete holds a MBA from Chapman University and a BSEE from Syracuse University.  

JessicaHeilmann

JESSICA HEILMANN
Director of Human Resources/Ethics Officer

Jessica joined L3 GCS as a Human Resources Manager in 2012.  Prior to L3, she worked as the Human Resources Manager for L3 3Di.  Jessica was promoted to HR Manager and Ethics officer in 2015 and took on the responsibility of the overall HR function. In 2016, Jessica was promoted to Director of Human Resources/Ethics officer.     

Jessica is responsible for all HR functions including organizational development, training, employee relations, compliance activities and recruiting. 

She holds her BS in Anthropology from the State University of New York at Geneseo.  Jessica also holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources certificate (SPHR).

GardnerSmith

GARDNER SMITH
Director of Contracts & Supply Chain

Gardner joined L3 GCS as a Procurement Manager in 2013.  Prior to L3, he worked for Corning Incorporated in various Global Supply Chain Management roles.

In 2015, Gardner was promoted to Director, Contracts for L3 GCS, assuming responsibility for the execution of all contracts and sub-contracts as well as the role of Empowered Official for the division. In 2016, he re-assumed management for the Supply Chain in addition to his currently responsibilities. 

Gardner holds a BS in Economics from the United States Naval Academy and served five years of active duty as a Surface Warfare Officer.

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