George Stroemple, Chairman of the Board
George Stroemple is the Chairman of the Board and the Founder of PacStar. Mr. Stroemple has also been involved in numerous Oregon-based companies that specialize in the export and sale of construction materials to government agencies and contractors throughout the Pacific Rim. Out of this experience, Mr. Stroemple has led overseas business development for PacStar as well as other spin-off companies. In addition to Mr. Stroemple’s business interests, he is recognized in Oregon for his philanthropy and serves on numerous boards and foundations. Mr. Stroemple attended Oregon State University where he majored in International Business and served in Vietnam as a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Peggy Miller, Chief Executive Officer
Corporate Secretary & Treasurer
Peggy Miller joined PacStar in 2007, initially responsible for overseeing the company’s finances. In June 2009, she was promoted to Chief Operating Officer, overseeing the company’s day to day operations. And in January 2015, Miller was promoted to become Chief Executive Officer.
Steve Boutelle, Board Member
U.S. Army (Retired) and Former VP of Cisco
Lt. Gen. Boutelle, U.S. Army (Ret), in addition to PacStar, serves on a number of boards including the Defense Science Board (DSB) Task Force for Interoperability, the Defense Science Board Task Force on Satellites and Tactical Networking, the National Science Center, ThreatMetrix, Outside Director and Chairman of the Board of Systematic US. After transitioning from the military, Lt. Gen. Boutelle served as the Vice President of Business Development for the Advanced Services Group at Cisco for nine years advising government and commercial customers on business practices and technology solutions to enhance their mission goals.
Before joining Cisco, Lt. Gen. Boutelle served as the Chief Information Officer of the U.S. Army, responsible for the Service’s worldwide use of information technology. He introduced converged voice, data and video to the Army, building an enhanced network infrastructure to serve 1.9 million users. His career in the U.S. Army was marked by a consistent record of driving the adoption of new technologies and streamlining processes to improve productivity and enhance collaboration. Lt. Gen. Boutelle has received numerous industry citations for his leadership, including as a “Top 100 CIO” by Federal Computer Week in 2006; the “North American Leadership Award” by Armed Forces Communication and Electronics Association — Rocky Mountains in 2006; and as “US Department of Defense Executive of the Year” by Government Computer News in 2005. Lt. Gen Boutelle received a Bachelor’s degree, with honors, in business from the University of Puget Sound, an M.B.A. from Marymount University and was an honorary Doctor of Law recipient from the University of Puget Sound. He is a graduate of the Army’s Senior Service College and the US Department of Defense System Management College.
Christopher D. Brady, Board Member
Chairman and Managing Director, The Chart Group
Chris Brady founded The Chart Group in 1994. With over 25 years’ experience in private equity, corporate finance and capital markets, he focuses on identifying and building portfolio companies through his extensive industry relationships and perspective.
Prior to Chart, Mr. Brady spent fourteen years in the Corporate Finance and Capital Markets Departments of Lehman Brothers, The Lodestar Group and Dillon Read. He earned his B.A. from Middlebury College and his M.B.A. from Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Brady currently serves as a director of SeaMobile, Inc., Miami International Holdings, Brown Brothers Harriman Mutual Funds, Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust PLC, Genesis Today, Inc., and several other Chart investments and affiliates.
Mr. Brady has been actively involved channeling the resources of the business community to assist with DoD related initiatives. Over the last several years, he has organized a venture capital team with an affiliate of the US Army to commercialize their technologies and bring better commercial technologies to the warfighter; assumed a prominent leadership role with Wounded Warriors/DSUSA, a foundation dedicated to working with injured soldiers and served as a member of the Transition Team for the US Army Secretary Dr. Francis Harvey. He has also served in senior management positions in numerous New Jersey political campaigns.
Timothy Broadhead, Board Member
Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Steelpoint Capital Partners
Tim Broadhead is a Senior Executive with strong financial and operating experience and has a successful track record with SMB’s.
Prior to joining Steelpoint, Mr. Broadhead was the CFO and EVP of Operations for Personnel Concepts, a B2B direct marketing company that he helped grow into the industry leader which was later sold to the Brady Corporation. Prior to Personnel Concepts, Mr. Broadhead spent the previous 5 years as the CFO of The Stichler Group, a privately held architecture and engineering services firm, and Tachyon, Inc., a privately held internet infrastructure start-up company created to deliver broadband internet access via satellite to the enterprise. Mr. Broadhead started his career in the beginning of 1994 at Deloitte & Touche LLP, one of the world’s largest public accounting firms where he spent 6 years at various consultant levels, including Manager. Mr. Broadhead earned a B.S. in Business Accounting from San Diego State University and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of California.
Francis Jungers, Board Member
Former CEO and Chairman of the Board, Aramco
Frank Jungers was employed by the Arabian American Oil Company, the largest producer of crude and liquefied gas in the world, from 1947 through 1978. Headquartered in Saudi Arabia, Aramco holds the concession for all of Saudi Arabia’s oil production. With a background in engineering, Mr. Jungers held several managerial positions in the organization before being named as the Company’s CEO and Chairman. Since his retirement from Aramco, Mr. Jungers has been an independent investor, consultant and board member for several years. He has served as a director of AES Corporation, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Thermo Electron Corporation, Thermo Eckotek Corporation, Thermo Instrument Systems, Inc. and Esco Corporation. In addition, Mr. Jungers is an advisory director of Donaldson Lufkin and Jenrette Securities and is Chairman of the Advisory Board of Common Sense Partners, LP, a “fund of funds,” located in Portland, Oregon. Mr. Jungers is a graduate of the University of Washington, where he obtained his Bachelors of Science in Mathematical Engineering. Additionally, Mr. Jungers attended the Harvard Advanced Management Program and completed one year of graduate work at the Middle East Institute for Arabic Studies.
Dennis P. Weston, Board Member
Senior Managing Director, Fluke Venture Partners
Denny Weston is Senior Managing Director of Fluke Venture Partners, a venture capital fund focusing on early-stage, high growth companies in the Pacific Northwest. FVP’s primary areas of interest include information technology, communications and wireless, life sciences and specialty retail. Mr. Weston currently serves on the boards of Isothermal Systems Research, Inc., PacStar, PayScale, Inc. and Carena, Inc. and has served extensively on the boards of many for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Weston earned his BA in Accounting from Central Washington University, where he was named the 1996 Distinguished Alumni for the College of Business and his MBA, with honors, from the University Of Washington Graduate School Of Business where he received the Outstanding Entrepreneurial Leadership Award in 2004.