Our Team

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Tony Galluscio – President

Mr. Galluscio, a United States Marine Corps infantry veteran and Clemson University alumnus, has over twenty-five years of combined military and industry leadership experience. As a former Fortune 500 executive with thirteen US patents and a Master of Science in Computer Science, Mr. Galluscio has a track record of success leading important technology programs that are geared toward innovation and making a difference. As the founder and President of Veratics, Mr. Galluscio is responsible for setting the overall strategy while guiding and overseeing Veratics’ engagement and execution in both the Federal Government and commercial industries.

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Marc Bernard – Executive Vice President

Mr. Bernard, an established technology leader and Georgetown alumnus, has twenty years of industry experience. He is a CFA® charterholder with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, an Executive Master’s in Leadership from Georgetown, a Master of Science in Finance, and a Doctorate of Business in Finance. He has five US patents and his experience spans technologies from telecommunications to healthcare IT and other related fields in both the Federal Government and commercial industries. As our Executive Vice President of Operations and Finance, Mr. Bernard is responsible for stellar program execution, tracking, and control.

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Jim St. Clair – Director, Government Programs

Mr. St. Clair, a United States Navy veteran and University of Mississippi alumnus, has twenty-five years of combined military and industry leadership experience. He is an expert in security, policy, project management, risk and compliance in both the government and the commercial industries, in particular healthcare and the financial sectors. He has hands on experience in Agile development and Scrum team concepts, and experience with industry compliance such as HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and COSO audit standards. As our Director of Government Programs, Mr. St. Clair is responsible for stellar full lifecycle government project execution.

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Debbie Hammer – Director, Commercial Programs

Ms. Hammer, an established business leader and alumna of Marquette University, has thirty years of industry leadership experience. She is an experienced strategist with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Masters of Business Administration. From effective engagement in all aspects of business management, spanning entrepreneurial start-ups to large scale system implementations, Ms. Hammer has developed a strong orientation to customer service and satisfaction. As our Director of Commercial Programs, Ms. Hammer is responsible for stellar full lifecycle commercial project execution.

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Dan Pierce – Chief Software Engineer

Mr. Pierce, a United States Navy veteran and University of South Florida alumnus, has over thirty years of combined military and industry leadership experience. He is a seasoned software developer, product owner, and agile practitioner with a Master of Science in Computer Science and track record of success leading software teams through full-lifecycle product development. His strong interpersonal, communication and technical skills provide the ability to fill the void between business owner’s needs and execution teams. As our Chief Software Engineer, Mr. Pierce is responsible for ensuring that tooling, process, and execution drives success for our customers.

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Josh Stephens – Chief Software Architect

Mr. Stephens, a technology thought leader and Auburn University alumnus, has a decade of industry experience. He is a talented software architect with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Master of Science in Software Engineering. His experience includes evaluating architectures, designing systems, creating software, and implementing Agile methodologies for both large and small businesses. As our Chief Software Architect, Mr. Stephens is responsible for all aspects of software architecture including recommending high-level design choices and technology standards to ensure Veratics provides maximum value to our customers.