ARA Leadership

Executive Management & Office of the CEO

Robert Sues

Robert Sues is President & CEO of ARA. He joined ARA in 1986, and has served as Division Manager, Sector Manager, and Executive Vice President for Corporate Development.

Michael Royer

Michael Royer is Chief Financial Officer and an ARA Senior Vice President. He also serves as Secretary and Treasurer of ARA Holdings, Inc., ARA, and its subsidiaries. He joined ARA in 2020.

David Oakley

David Oakley is the Deputy to CEO, Technical Operations, and an ARA Senior Vice President. He joined ARA in 1994, and has served as Division Manager and Sector Manager.

Larry Ghormley

Larry Ghormley is Vice President of Corporate Operations, Compliance Officer, and has overall responsibility for HR, IT, and Security. He joined ARA in 2005.

Allen York

Allen York is Chief Systems Officer and an ARA Senior Vice President. He joined ARA in 1998, and has served as Division Manager and Sector Manager.

James Kainz

James Kainz is Corporate Director of Business Development and an ARA Vice President. He joined ARA in 2000.

William Goodman

William Goodman is Vice President of Government Relations. He joined ARA in 2020.

George Ullrich

George Ullrich is Senior Vice President for Strategy Development. He joined ARA in 2013.

SECTOR MANAGERS

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Curt Beckemeyer

Curt Beckemeyer has been with ARA since 1999. He is a Senior Vice President and oversees ARA's Advanced Technologies Sector, which includes the Better Fuels Group, Engineering Science Division, Southwest Division, and Virtual Heroes Division.

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Frank Maestas

Frank Maestas has been with ARA since 1985. He is an Executive Vice President and oversees ARA's Sector 6, which includes the Rocky Mountain Division and Test Technology Division.

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Eduardo Moas

Eduardo Moas has been with ARA since 1994. He is a Senior Vice President and oversees ARA's Analytic, Software, & Engineering Solutions Sector which includes the Analytical Solutions Division, Applied Electromagnetics Division, Capital Area Division, and Emerald Coast Division.

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William Ratliff

William Ratliff has been with ARA since 2008. He is a Vice President and oversees ARA's Integrated Mission Systems Sector, which includes the Algorithms, Modeling & Assessments Division, Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Division, and Software Enterprises Division.

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David Timian

David Timian has been with ARA since 1985. He is a Senior Vice President and oversees ARA's Automation & Geosciences Sector, which includes the Integrated Products Division, and Neya Systems Division.

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William Vavrik

William Vavrik has been with ARA since 2000. He is a Vice President and oversees the Transportation & Infrastructure Sector, which includes the Mid-Atlantic Division, Southern Division, and Transportation Infrastructure Division.