Dennis F. Metz, Executive Vice President, holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Physical Science from Lock Haven University, PA. Mr. Metz pursued post-graduate studies in Operations Research at George Washington University, DC. Mr. Metz oversees the target defeat and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosives (CBRNE) Defense operation at SciTech. Mr. Metz has over 43 years experience in the areas of target defeat technologies which encompasses non-lethal weapons technologies, smoke/ obscurants, chemical warfare (CW), biological warfare (BW), CB defense (CBD), conventional and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) casualty effects. The work performed by Mr. Metz over the 43 year period has involved the research, development, design and demonstration of target defeat and CBD technologies. Mr. Metz has written and been awarded several Phase I and Phase II small business innovation research (SBIR) programs. He has mentored and collaborated with high tech small businesses to accomplish technology transfer to meet Department of Defense (DoD) needs and commercialization requirements. He has fulfilled roles as a program and project manager, senior/principal scientist, senior/principal operations research analyst and lead systems engineer and principal specialty engineer. Mr. Metz has provided support to a variety of government clients within the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Department of Agriculture.