Miguel Collado
Miguel Collado

Miguel Collado

Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer, and President
Miguel Collado is a principal and co-founder of Technica Corporation and serves as CEO and CTO for the company. As an owner/operator, Miguel guides our corporate management, develops strategic partnerships, and leads our technical capability development. He is also the senior level visionary in technical specialties and innovation including low-cost high-performance computing, big data analytics, and software application development. Prior to establishing Technica, Miguel was a principal engineer at Computer Sciences Corporation, and BBN, leading field and innovation activities for federal civilian government markets. He holds a B.S. in Computer Sciences from La Salle University.

Rhonda Freeman
Rhonda Freeman

Rhonda Freeman

Senior Vice President - Engineering
Rhonda Freeman serves as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Technica’s Innovation Research and Development (IR&D) Lab providing Network Engineering and Software Engineering management services to various Technica Corporation government clients.

She has technically supervised and implemented many communications projects, including systems projects, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)-based software implementation projects, optical equipment installations, and large-scale Internet Protocol (IP) network implementations. Rhonda’s direct experience includes managing projects from laboratory testing through implementation and ongoing systems support. She holds a Post Master’s Certificate in Telecommunications, a M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Electromagnetics and Communications, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.

Doug Sickler
Doug Sickler

Doug Sickler

Vice President - Business Development
Doug Sickler serves as Vice President of Business Development at Technica Corporation, leading all business development functions including strategic account planning, deal strategy development and execution, and proposal operations.

Prior to joining Technica, Doug held sales leadership positions at Unisys and Dell Services, building and leading high performing sales and capture organizations. His efforts resulted in several landmark contract wins including industry first contracts for storage as a service and enterprise financials hosting in a commercial cloud, as well as several enterprise-wide IT and mission support contracts in the DoD, civilian, homeland security, intelligence and health care market segments.

Doug also served at Electronic Data Systems for 16 years, first in the technical ranks and the remaining 10 years as a sales executive serving various federal government clients.

Riaz Siddiqui
Riaz Siddiqui

Riaz Siddiqui

Vice President - Finance and Accounting
Riaz Siddiqui is responsible for the management of accounting operations, external audit coordination, internal control, financial systems and revenue recognition at Technica. Riaz is responsible for treasury and cash management functions and assists the Business Development department with acquisition due diligence and financial evaluation. He is experienced with the preparation of incurred cost submissions and has worked with DCAA auditors. Riaz works closely with other operational divisions to analyze project results and directs the development of tools for managing operational goals such as Costpoint and T&E upgrade and implementation. He holds a M.B.A. in Finance from Strayer University, and a B.S. in Accounting from St. John’s University.

Gerry Morelli
Gerry Morelli

Gerry Morelli

Vice President, Project Management Office
As Vice President of the Project Management Office, Gerry Morelli is responsible for the operational excellence of all programs under the Technica umbrella: single site, multi-site, prime, partnered, and sub-contracted. His direct focus is to drive profitable program growth, team management and development, quality control of deliverables, and establish standards of performance across all programs.

With a distinguished career of over 20 years, Gerry has an outstanding track record. He has managed IT and Cybersecurity, executing successful operations, programs, and projects for large organizations through all lifecycle stages. He has established Project Management Offices (PMOs), operations, quality controls, procedures, and systems (Lean Six Sigma, CMMI) that ensure fiscal solvency, efficiency, and sustainable quality business models.

Prior to joining Technica, he held leadership positions at ManTech International, Apex Computer Systems and Northrop Grumman Corp. Gerry has served honorably in the United States Air Force.

Gerry holds an MBA from Regis University with an emphasis in Computer Systems and a B.S in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Great Falls. Along with his formal education he holds many industry certifications such as Program Management Professional (PgMP) – (PMI), Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Scrum and CMMI.

Jane Johansen
Jane Johansen

Jane Johansen

General Counsel and Director of Contracting
As General Counsel and Director of Contracting, Jane oversees Technica’s legal needs, contracts, corporate governance, compliance requirements, and IP portfolio. Jane has over 20 years of experience in commercial transactions; federal, state, and local government contracts; intellectual property and technology licensing; mergers and acquisitions; corporate governance; and privacy, cybersecurity, and regulatory compliance.

Upon receiving her MBA from Penn State, Jane started her career in the growing technology industry of Northern Virginia. While working fulltime for a software company, where she managed contracts negotiations and completed numerous mergers and acquisitions due diligence projects, she also earned her law degree from George Mason. Jane then joined a boutique business and technology firm handling trademarks, copyright, and business matters; and later, she joined the Intellectual Property practice group at the law firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath in Washington, DC.

Prior to joining Technica, Jane was in-house counsel for a global mobile security company, focusing on complex transactions with supply-chain vendors, telecommunications companies, financial services providers, and IP alliance partners. Jane’s other experience includes serving as Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel at a global consulting company, as well as leading legal teams at software development and integration services companies, technology resellers, managed service providers, and government contractors.

Jane holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from West Virginia University – Technical Writing internship program; a Master of Business Administration, with emphasis in Management Information Systems, from the Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University; and a Juris Doctorate, intellectual property track, from the Antonin Scalia Law School of George Mason University. She is licensed to practice law in Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Bobby Louderback
Bobby Louderback

Bobby Louderback

Director of Proposals
As Director of Proposals, Bobby Louderback is responsible for managing the quality delivery of proposals across Technica’s customers. His direct focus is to drive best practices, team management, and quality control of proposal deliverables. Bobby, working with his team of proposal management professionals, ensures the timely submission of high-quality, compliant, and compelling proposals.

With a distinguished career of over 20 years, Bobby’s experience enables him to excel in this strategic corporate role. He has managed proposal teams for small and large companies throughout his career. He leverages proposal best practices, including Shipley and the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP), resulting in strength-based proposals that are compliant, compelling, and competitively priced. Prior to joining Technica, he held leadership positions at Harris IT Services and Perspecta.

Bobby holds a B.A. in English and Philosophy from James Madison University. Along with his formal education, he holds industry certifications, including APMP Foundation certification.

Steve Hatch
Steve Hatch

Steve Hatch

Director of Human Resources, Marketing & Communications
Steve Hatch is the Head of Human Resources, Marketing & Communications for Technica, leading all functions including workforce strategy design, talent management, talent acquisition, total rewards, employee engagement, and marketing & communications strategy.

Before joining Technica, Steve held senior leadership positions in Human Resources and Talent Acquisition at Booz Allen Hamilton and Lockheed Martin, as well as did strategic HR consulting work with start-ups to small-size companies. Steve is an experienced executive with more than 20 years of experience leading, developing and, executing key initiatives including: new business acquisition integrations, compensation methodology design & market pricing, joint venture talent acquisition organizational design, multi-million dollar RFP and program staffing strategies, workforce planning, coaching and leadership development, talent attraction strategy, and diversity and inclusion.

Steve holds an MBA from The George Washington University with an emphasis in Organizational Behavior and a B.S in Business Management from Brigham Young University with an emphasis in Organizational Behavior and a minor in Psychology. Along with his formal education, Steve has an active SPHR certification and was a certified Executive Coach.

Lori Beckert
Lori Beckert

Lori Beckert

Senior Manager, Technology Solutions
As Senior Manager, Technology Solutions, Lori Beckert is responsible for managing a diverse team of individuals that support the growth of strategic OEM partnerships in the Technology Solutions team of Technica. This includes managing the business development process for Technology Solution opportunities, managing the development of marketing and vendor relations plans, and aligning the business development and engineering team with the vendor strategy.

Lori has 20 years of experience supporting public sector customers. At Technica, she has been responsible for Accounting, Purchasing, Warehousing, Sales Operations, and NASA SEWP Program Management. Prior to joining Technica, Lori held General Manager positions within multiple retail businesses and other business office environments providing her a long history in customer service.