Jim Hunter

VP/Federal Services and Solutions

Mr. Hunter is presently the Vice President of Federal Services and Solutions for COLSA Corporation. Over 28 years of experience in Technical Management, Project Management, Project Development and Operations, System Engineering and Test and Evaluation. As COLSA Vice President he provides executive leadership over numerous Army, Navy, MDA and DOJ programs that include more than 220 employees with an operating budget of $50 million in 4 geographical locations; SPAWAR San Diego, AFSPACE and SMDC/ARSTRAT Colorado Springs, Missile Defense Agency Huntsville and Department of Justice National Capital Region (NCR).Prior to being appointed Vice President he served as the Director for Missile Defense Support Services for COLSA Corporation with an operating budget of $15 million. Responsible for managing the efforts of 80 technical and programmatic support personnel in the areas of Test and Evaluation, Mission Readiness, Independent Assessments, Information Assurance/Information Technology, Verification and Validation, and System Engineering for Tactical and Strategic Missile Systems.Mr. Hunter served as Program Manager assigned to the Logistic Support Activity (LOGSA). He managed multiple contracts with total value of $33 million. He provided technical guidance and management to 165 on-site technical support personnel for applications and software development and maintenance on multi-tiered computer systems using multiple software languages, databases and development tools. Technical staff grew by 50% during this 2-year period.He successfully completed Y2K initiative by directing the conversion activities for 70+ logistic systems (10 million lines of code, 5000 programs) to comply with Department of Defense Y2K mandate. Successfully completed Phase I and II of a major logistic software re-engineering development project, Logistic Integrated Database (LIDB). This project usesBusiness Process modeling methods for re-engineering the 5000 logistic legacy system programs to a client server environment using Oracle Relational Management Database.Mr. Hunter served as an U.S. Army Recruiter for over 3 ½ years enlisting the finest and brightest young men and women of America into the U.S. Army. Other military experience includes HAWK and Patriot Operator, and computer programmer.