QuIC Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors has a vision of leveraging the deep skill set of the Stafford region’s workforce to build a hub for growing technology businesses.

Vernon Green, Board Chairman

CEO, GCubed Technology

GCubed Technology Inc. is a Certified 8a, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). The company’s founder is a former military Warrant Officer with 20+ years of experience in a vast range of IT specialty areas. He has a Masters Degree in Cyber-Security, a Bachelors Degree in Computer Information Technology.

Laura Sellers, Treasurer

Research Analyst, Via Global

ViaGlobal provides expert programs, consulting services, and other assistance to US Government and private clients by identifying and implementing solutions to operational and security challenges. We are staffed with recognized experts capable of analyzing situations quickly and thoroughly to develop and implement optimal courses of action.

George Hinckley

Managing Partner at Yyotta LLC

Yyotta LLC was formed in May of 2013 to respond to the adapting and changing profile of American businesses by enabling secure access and relevant connectivity to Internet service platforms in strategic locations where Government, Academia, and Industry users and customers gravitate to collaborate.

Yyotta is installing new compliant connectivity, leveraging existing relevant IT infrastructure and assembling appropriate IT laboratories for the managed hosting of research and development platforms. Yyotta is partnering with Federal, State, and local governments; with community colleges and national public and private universities; and, with global commercial enterprises to foster collaboration in the cyber security education, training and readiness market.

Don Newlin

Senior Vice President/Investments, Branch Manager, Stifel

Stifel is a full-service wealth management and investment banking firm, established in 1890 and based in St. Louis, Missouri. The Company provides securities brokerage, investment banking, trading, investment advisory, and related financial services through its wholly owned subsidiaries to individual investors, professional money managers, businesses, and municipalities.

Joel Griffin, Board Vice Chairman

CSO, Dependable Global Solutions

DGS is a Security and Intelligence Firm, striving to provide the highest quality services to our Federal Government Customers.

Managing the balance between an organizations IT, Security, and Operational needs is a critically important function that must be identified and articulated if an organization is to be successful. DGS provides the balanced solution that will prioritize existing resources available within an organization, determine next steps in order to achieve objectives, and institute a repeatable process that facilitates strategic goals.

Jack Cavalier

Stafford County Board of Supervisors

Jack Cavalier is serving his third term on the Board of Supervisors. He was first was elected to the Board in 1999. He served as Chairman in 2004, 2007 and 2014, and Vice Chairman in 2002 and 2006.

He is a member of the Finance, Audit and Budget Committee, the Infrastructure Committee and the Public Safety Committee. He also serves on the R-Board.

Mr. Cavalier is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance. Mr. Cavalier has also served on the Stafford Parks and Recreation Commission, Fredericksburg/Stafford Park Authority, Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission, and the Civilian/Military Council. He is retired from the Defense Department.

George Hughes

President, Simventions

With a deep team bench and decades of combined experience, Simventions is able to offer support in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Tools, Cybersecurity Engineering, Program Management, Modeling & Simulation and Custom Solutions.

We are a team that works together to solve problems and leverage each other’s strengths. This is represented in our commitment to support one another, to provide the very best experience for our employees, and to supply our customers with the best value available so we can ensure their success.

Howard Owen

Owner, Stafford Printing

Stafford Printing has adapted its business model to serve the changing needs of the communications market. Among our many services are digital printing utilizing HP Indigo presses, offset printing with Heidelberg and manroland presses, and grand format utilizing HP Latex. While our equipment is powerful, it’s the experience of our valued employees and their varied skill sets that drive our success.

Bobby Blackwell, Secretary

Owner, GS5, LLC

After over a decade of growth, GS5 possesses qualified personnel, appropriate facilities, and an unblemished track record of accomplishing its mission.

Today, GS5 provides recognized and dependable support to the Federal and commercial markets, especially in the Intelligence Community. Through contracts with DOD, DHS, the IC, and commercial clients, GS5 has built a reputation for delivering cost-effective products, timely insight, and actionable solutions—all with a persistent focus on the needs of the client, and ultimately on the betterment of our nation.

Gary Evans

President and CEO, Axcel Innovation

Axcel Innovation was formed to bring together a group of highly experienced entrepreneurs and economic development professionals with backgrounds in science and engineering and passion for creating thriving, innovative economies

We are:
qualified to masters level or above in science and engineering,
with extensive board and C-level experience.

We have:
International experience spanning more than twenty countries,
spanning companies, public sector organizations, and academic institutions.

We believe:
That those regions, industries, companies, and individuals that achieve the greatest sustainable success in the coming decades will be those that have a global perspective and leverage technology to achieve their goals.

Price Jett

Founder, The Care Group

The Care Group has as its mission two things:

To improve the lives of seniors to live safer, better, wherever they are. We achieve this goal through the smart use of technology and design.
Secondly, we strive to alleviate the burdens of over stressed care-givers. We do this through content and knowledge sharing via a community site, www.eldercare101.com