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Our Leadership

President - Bruce Smith

With over 15 years in the US Air Force and 13 years as a Defense Acquisition Professional, Mr. Smith is a seasoned executive who delivers engineering services for the complex and detailed client environments. As President of Synergy, Mr. Smith provides the overall vision for the company. He is responsible for company performance, growth, and emerging initiatives. Mr. Smith holds a master's degree in Aerospace Engineering from Embry Riddle University as well as a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wyoming. He and his wife Kitty reside in Lusby, Maryland.

Vice President - Mike Svecz

Mike brings over 25 years Systems Engineering and experience in Naval Aviation, Unmanned Air Systems (UAS), Missile and Electronic Warfare programs to SAI. With over 20 years in DOD acquisition programs and Program Management including RDT&E and Production programs, both in the government and as a support contractor, Mike’s talents are put to good use in solving complex issues for our DoD Clients. He is also a skilled leader and supervisor, having served two prior companies as the general manager. Mike holds a BSEE from NJIT and an M.S. in Engineering Science from Penn State University.

Chief Technology Officer - Jeff Lytle

Jeff brings a wealth of experience in test, evaluation, development and integration of Naval, Air Force and Army Radar systems and ESM/EW systems. His work in the design and development of NCTI and ELINT systems as well as radar stimulation is the reason why our clients rely heavily on Jeff for electronic warfare support. Jeff holds a BSEE from Penn State.

Chief Financial Officer - Bruce Walter

Bruce’s strong radar and Matlab background in DoD R&D and systems acquisition puts him in high demand by many of the EW System programs within the Navy. Bruce has supported the EA-18G and EA-6B ICAP-III Test and Evaluation as well as integration of the ALQ-218 AN/ALQ-218 electronic warfare receiver and various selective reactive jamming systems. Bruce hold a in BS Electrical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and an M.S.E.E. from the Naval Postgraduate School.