Steven George, Executive Vice President of Universal Technical Resource Services, Inc. (UTRS), began his career at Picatinny Arsenal in 1980 and has over 41 years of technical and management experience with government and commercial organizations, including technical development and program management of high-visibility military system acquisitions, aviation safety, and computer automation programs that involve multidisciplinary expertise. Steve is responsible for all of UTRS’s support to the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM). UTRS’s support encompasses every DEVCOM Directorate as well as Joint Program Executive Office (JPEO) Ammunition, PEO Soldier, and PEO Ground Combat Systems. With approximately 200 individuals working onsite at Picatinny, UTRS is involved with most ongoing programs including: Fire Control; Prototype Development, Manufacturing, and Integration; Automatic Test; Financial and Knowledge Management; Quality Assurance; Cyber Security; Virtual Reality; CMMI/Process Engineering; Technical Data; and Information Assurance.
Steve is committed to the DEVCOM mission and supporting our Warfighters. He has been involved with most DEVCOM-engineered major weapon systems development efforts, including: Artillery; Mortars; Recoilless Rifle; Electromagnetic Gun (EMGUN); Small Arms; Gator and Volcano Mine Systems; Tank Ammo; Unit and Linked Conduct of Fire Trainers; ERCA; and propellent and interior ballistics analysis. He has written numerous business and strategic plans for defense and commercial organizations and collaborated on a plethora of comprehensive technical studies, assessments, and budget and management proposals. He has implemented ISO 9000-series quality assurance audits and training seminars for government and commercial clients in the U.S. and Asia.
Steve has also managed UTRS’s support for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Headquarters Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA) Program and the subsequent Air Force’s Military FOQA (MFOQA) Program. Prior to joining UTRS in 1994, he worked onsite at Picatinny Arsenal primarily with hands-on testing of all DEVOM-engineered weapons and propellants optimizing their effectiveness through modeling and simulation, subsequent manufacturing improvements, and follow-on testing for validation and type classification.
Steve holds a B.A. in Economics from Drew University and has worked toward an M.B.A. in Management/Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He has served as President of the NDIA Picatinny Chapter for almost 20 years and is one of the founders and President of the Picatinny Enhancement Coalition.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT