Chief Operating Officer
Walter serves as our COO and is responsible for managing and directing the company’s operations, revenue, and business growth for all activities within i3. As COO, he works with the CEO in strategic planning and accomplishing the goals and objectives of our government and commercial customers. Walter previously served as the Executive Vice President and Vice President of Operations. His responsibilities included managing the day-to-day operations of the company including finance, budget planning, human resources, contract negotiation, legal and compliance.
Prior to joining i3, Walter worked at Digital Fusion Solutions, Inc. (DFSI), as the Research and Engineering Deputy Operations Manager. In this position, he developed operational objectives and established goals for technical staff; provided direction for overall division performance within budgetary and schedule guidelines; and frequently interacted with and was responsible for managing direct relationships with customers, subordinates, peer groups, and senior management. Walter transitions from DFSI to i3 in 2008 and has been with the company since its inception. His leadership was pivotal in the creation of i3’s first-class corporate team.
Walter was honorable discharged from the US Army 101st Airborne Assault Division in June 1991 after serving during Desert Shield / Desert Storm.
Walter holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, Management from the University of Texas in Arlington and a Master of Science, Computer Information Systems from Florida Institute of Technology.
He lives in Huntsville with his wife Melanie and their children Stone and Cole.