President and Chief Executive Officer
Chuck Prow is the president and chief executive officer of Vectrus as well as a member of the Vectrus board of directors. He was appointed to both positions in December 2016. Chuck has more than 30 years of information technology and federal services experience, including leadership positions at IBM Corporation, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Coopers & Lybrand. During his career, Chuck has run global government services organizations, delivering solutions to a wide array of Department of Defense and other government customers. He served in multiple roles at IBM, including general manager of global government industry for IBM’s technology and services competencies, where he had responsibility for global revenues exceeding $9 billion. While at IBM, Chuck was successful in creating market differentiation through the integration of IBM’s technology and service competencies. He established strategies that focused on delivering complex solutions to critical government missions for national security, federal civilian agencies, and state and local entities. These efforts resulted in market share expansion, revenue growth, and margin improvement. Chuck has a bachelor’s degree in management and data processing from Northwest Missouri State University. He serves on the boards of directors of the International Research & Exchanges Board and the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts.
Louis J. Giuliano
Louis serves as our non-executive chairman. He currently is a senior advisor to The Carlyle Group. Louis retired as chairman, CEO, and president of ITT Corporation in December 2004. He joined ITT in 1988 as vice president of defense operations and became president of ITT Defense and Electronics in 1991. Before joining ITT, Louis spent 20 years with Allied-Signal, where he held numerous positions within the Aerospace Group. Louis is on the board of Accudyne Industries and is the chairman of the board of Meadowkirk Retreat Center. He is an active member of the CEO Forum and of the advisory board for the Princeton University Faith and Work Initiative and a founder of Workforce Ministries. Louis was named a governor of the United States Postal Service by President George W. Bush in November 2004. In June 2005, he was confirmed by the Senate for a term that lasted until December 2014. Louis served as vice chairman of the United States Post Office Board of Governors from February 2009 to January 2010 and as chairman of the board of governors from January 2010 until December 2011. Prior board positions include Engelhard Corporation, ServiceMaster, and JMC Steel Group. He is a graduate of Syracuse University with a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry.
Bradford J. Boston
Bradford serves as a director. He is currently the president and CEO of NetNumber Inc., a provider of next-generation centralized addressing, routing, and database solutions to the global communications industry. He was senior vice president of the Global Government Solutions & Corporate Security Programs Office of Cisco Systems, Inc., from 2006 to 2012, where he was responsible for engineering, business development, and advanced services groups in support of defense customers in the U.S., NATO and elsewhere, and led all cybersecurity coordination efforts with various governments around the world. Before that, Bradford was chief information officer of Cisco Systems from 2001 to 2006. He also held senior positions at Corio, Inc., Sabre Holdings Corporation, American Express Company, and Visa International from 1993 to 2001. Bradford currently serves on the board of directors of NetNumber and is chairman of the board of directors of aap3 Inc. He is also chairman of the compensation committee and a member of the audit committee of aap3. Bradford received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois.
Mary L. Howell
Mary serves as a director. She is currently the CEO of Howell Strategy Group, an international consulting firm. Previously, Mary served as executive vice president of Textron Inc. from 1995 until her retirement in 2009. She served as an officer of Textron for 24 years and on the Textron management committee for over 15 years. Mary currently serves on the board of directors of Esterline Corporation and on its audit committee and strategy and technology committee. She also serves on the executive committee of the board of the Atlantic Council as well on the board of the Phillips Collection, while chairing its development committee. In 2008, Mary received the Charles Ruch Semper Fidelis Award and, in 2010, became an honorary Marine. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts.
William F. Murdy
William serves as a director. He has served as chairman of the Thayer Hotel since April 2009 and as chairman of the Thayer Leader Development Group since May 2010. William retired as the chairman of Comfort Systems USA, a provider of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning installation and services in the commercial/industrial/institutional sector, in May 2014. From 2000 to 2011, he was chairman and CEO of Comfort Systems USA. Prior to that, William was president and CEO of Club Quarters, a membership hotel chain. From 1997 to 1999, he was chairman, president, CEO, and co-founder of LandCare USA, Inc., a leading commercial landscape and tree services company that later merged with ServiceMaster. William also held management positions in the investment sector, including as managing general partner of the Morgan Stanley Venture Capital Fund and president of its associated management company from 1981 to 1989. From 1974 to 1981, he served in a number of positions, including chief operating officer of Pacific Resources. William served in the U.S. Army from 1964 to 1974. Currently, he serves on the board of directors, audit committee and is chair of the compensation committee of UIL Holdings; the board of directors, governance committee and is chair of the compensation committee of Kaiser Aluminum; the board of directors, compensation committee, and strategic committee of LSB Industries, Inc., a manufacturing, marketing, and engineering company; and he is a civilian aide to the Secretary of the Army. William received a master’s degree from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Melvin F. Parker
Melvin serves as a director. From May 2016 to February 2017, he served as the managing director for North America for Aggreko plc, the leading global provider of modular, mobile power, and adjacent product solutions. From November 2015 to February 2016, Melvin served as senior vice president and general manager for residential and commercial energy solutions at Enphase Energy, Inc., a global energy technology company. From 2012 to December 2014, he served as president of North America for the Brink’s Company, a major provider of armored transportation services. Before joining Brink’s, Melvin served as vice president and general manager of the North America consumer and small business division at Dell, Inc., from 2010 to 2012 and as executive director and general manager of U.S. small business – small and medium business – Americas at Dell, Inc., from 2009 to 2010. From 1994 until 2009, he held numerous senior leadership roles at multiple Fortune 500 companies, including PepsiCo., Corporate Express (Staples), and Newell Rubbermaid. Melvin is a decorated combat veteran and graduate of the U.S. Army Ranger and Airborne School. He served with distinction in the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Melvin currently serves as a director on the board of the National Black MBA Association. He is also a member of the Executive Leadership Council and was named to the Savoy Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America for 2012 and 2014. Melvin received a bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Eric M. Pillmore
Eric serves as a director. From 2010 to 2014, he served as senior advisor to the Center for Corporate Governance of Deloitte LLP, which provides board governance services to global clients. Eric was senior vice president of corporate governance at Tyco International Corporation from 2002 to 2007. He also held chief financial officer positions at Multilink Technology Corporation, McData Corporation, and General Instrument Corporation from 1996 to 2002. Before that, Eric spent 17 years with General Electric Company and four years as a naval officer. He is currently a board member of Cardone Industries, Focus on the Family, and the CEO Forum. Eric received an executive master’s degree in business administration from Villanova University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Mexico.
Stephen L. Waechter
Stephen serves as a director. From 2008 to 2014, he was vice president of business operations and chief financial officer (CFO) of ARINC Incorporated, a provider of communications, engineering, and integration solutions for commercial, defense, and government customers worldwide. From 1999 to 2007, Stephen was executive vice president and CFO of CACI International, Inc., one of the largest government information technology contractors. Before joining CACI, he served as CFO for a number of high-technology companies, including Government Technology Services, Inc.; Vincam Human Resources, Inc.; and Applied Bioscience International. Stephen’s early career included 19 years at GE, where he finished as vice president, finance, for GE Information Services. Stephen currently serves as chairman of the board of directors of Social & Scientific Systems, Inc., and is a member of the audit committee. He also serves as chair of the audit committee and is a member of the executive committee, strategic planning committee, and nominating committee of CareFirst, Inc. Stephen is also a member of the board of trustees of Christian Brothers University and former chair of the finance committee of the Choral Arts Society of Washington, D.C. He received a master’s degree in business administration from Xavier University and a bachelor’s degree from Christian Brothers College.
Phillip C. Widman
Phillip serves as a director. From 2002 until his retirement in 2013, he was senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of Terex Corporation, a global manufacturer delivering customer-driven solutions for a wide range of commercial applications, including the construction, infrastructure, quarrying, mining, manufacturing, transportation, energy, and utility industries. From 2001 to 2002, Phillip was an independent consultant, and from 1998 to 2001, he served as executive vice president and CFO of Philip Services Corporation, an integrated environmental and industrial service corporation. Prior to joining Philip Services Corporation, he spent 11 years at Asea Brown Boveri Ltd. and 12 years at UNISYS Corporation in various financial and operational capacities. Phillip currently serves as a director of Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc., where he is chairman of the audit committee and a member of the risk oversight committee, and as a director of Harsco Corporation, where he is a member of the audit committee. Phillip was a director of Lubrizol Corporation, where he served as a member of the nominating and governance committees and chairman of the audit committee, from November 2008 until its acquisition by Berkshire Hathaway in September 2011,. Phillip received a master’s degree in business administration from Eastern Michigan University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan.