Huntsville, AL – April 7, 2020 – Sentar Inc. (Sentar), a women-owned business specializing in advanced cybersecurity and Intelligence solutions and technology, announced today that Gary Mayes has joined the Sentar team as Senior Director of Research and Development.
Gary brings 30+ years of advanced technology R&D experience as a leader for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC). He has specifically led research in simulation, communications, cybersecurity, software development, and information technologies while coordinating a broad range of research for directed energy, strategic weapons, and space applications. For over one decade, he has served in numerous leadership positions at SMDC, including program coordinator for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) programs, lead strategic planner for the Technical Center laboratory element, and deputy chief of the Research and Advanced Concepts Division. Gary holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Tennessee Tech University.
As part of a strategic increase in R&D investment, Gary will be leading the development of a systematic approach to investments in R&D that is rooted in Sentar’s competencies of cybersecurity, analytics, intelligence, and systems engineering, while also addressing our customers’ needs and challenges. Gary will be working alongside the company’s R&D team to define technology investment opportunities aligned to our strategy, prioritize and lead investment projects, and engage with our Business Units to identify client challenges and propose solutions to those challenges.
“I am honored and humbled to become part of the Sentar family, joining a company that has a long, rich history of developing innovative technical solutions for today’s cyber threats and challenges,” said Gary.
“Sentar has a great culture of innovation driven by an outstanding leadership team, and I am excited to get to work with their talented employees as we build and grow the company to the next level.”
About Sentar, Inc.
Sentar is a cyber-intelligence company, applying analytics and systems engineering expertise to protect our national security and way of life by innovating, building, and securing mission-critical assets. Established in 1990, we have a long history of innovation. Today, we are one of the fastest-growing cyber-intelligence companies serving the National Security sector. Sentar has offices in Huntsville, Alabama; Charleston, South Carolina; Columbia, Maryland; and San Antonio, Texas. Visit www.sentar.com for more information.
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