ARMA Leadership

Joe Tragakis

Joe Tragakis

Vice President

Peter Joseph (Joe) Tragakis assumed the role of ARMA Global Vice President in July 2016. Prior to this he served as the company’s Operations Officer and a Program Director following his retirement from the United States Army in 2014. Joe possesses a comprehensive understanding of Command, Control, Communications, and Computer Systems, and how these systems are employed in support of United States Special Operations Command, USSOCOM Components, Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs), and deployed SOF Headquarters. Joe served in numerous deployed tactical, operational, and strategic SOF Headquarters throughout his military career including 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, US Army Special Forces Command, the 112th Signal Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Joint Special Operations Command, Special Operations Command Central, and the Special Operations Joint Task Force – Afghanistan. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Bryant University and an MBA from Webster University.

George Tidman

George Tidman

Senior Director of Operations

George Tidman serves as the Senior Director of Operations at ARMA Global Corporation. George is responsible for ensuring Operational Excellence for all ARMA programs. He has been with ARMA since 2011, serving as a Program Manager, Program Director, and Director of Operations of ARMA’s Fayetteville, NC office. In addition to his role as Senior Director of Operations, George serves as ARMA’s United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Specialty Services Program Director. After 24 years of military service, George retired as the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) J6 Sergeant Major in 2011. He spent more than 18 years serving the Special Operations community in a wide-range of progressive leadership roles. George served and supported deployed tactical, operational, and strategic missions throughout his military career. He brings a mission-focus to ARMA that ensures our customer’s needs always come first.

Darren Williams

Darren Williams

Senior Director, Solutions Development

Darren Williams serves as the Senior Director for Solutions Development at ARMA Global Corporation and is responsible for all capability and solutions development. He has been with ARMA Global since 2010, serving as Chief Enterprise Architect and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), supporting both Program Operations and Business Development during a period of significant growth. Darren retired from the United States Army after serving more than 22 years of active duty as a Communications Warrant Officer, assisting with both conventional and Special Operations support units. He has participated in multiple military operation campaigns and humanitarian relief activities including Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Operation Joint Endeavor, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He served as the United States Army Special Operations Command Force Modernization Engineer serving in the 112th Signal Battalion prior to requesting retirement. Darren has been a driving force in every aspect of ARMA Global’s mission; operating in every vital facet within the company and has provided expert technical and operational leadership to both the business operations and customer support activities. His awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Master Parachutists Badge, and the Order of Mercury. He earned his B.A. from Campbell University in Information Technology Management.

Al Foster

Al Foster

SOF Account Manager

Al Foster serves as the SOF Account Manager for ARMA Global Corporation. Al has more than 30 years of comprehensive business development lifecycle experience with the DoD, NASA, intelligence community, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and other Government and commercial customers. He has assisted in developing highly effective business development and capture plans resulting in a proven track record of win rates in excess of industry averages, including re-compete win rates of over 85% and new business win rates over 50%. He has demonstrated superior leadership, management, and implementation of proposal and business development activities. Al’s expertise also extends to process improvement initiatives regarding market research, competitive intelligence, and marketing communications. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Florida, where he also received his commission in the Air Force through the ROTC. Al earned his Master’s degree in Engineering Administration from Virginia Tech. Al is focused on maintaining the existing business base and achieving aggressive new business growth for ARMA.

Mike Horowitz

Mike Horowitz

Director, Finance

Mike Horowitz has served as the Finance Director for ARMA Global Corporation since 2011. Overseeing ARMA’s Finance and Pricing functions and organization, Mike has 21 years of progressive experience in financial analysis & management, acquisitions, restructurings and reorganizations, budgeting and forecasting, pricing and cost estimating, and audit support across small, medium, and large professional services organizations. Mike is operationally focused in assisting organizations to grow their revenue targets and manage expenses. Mike has been recognized for contributions and efforts to achieve growth through competitive contract awards, process improvement, and driving necessary change to enhance ARMA’s capabilities, all resulting in value for current and prospective customers. Mike is focused on fostering trust and cultivating partnerships based on financial accountability and transparency. Mike earned his B.B.A. from Radford University, VA in Accounting, and his 21 years of experience has been gained entirely in the Defense Contracting industry.

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