Shandra Alver

Shandra Alver leads LightRidge Solutions human resources, responsible for providing strategic guidance and leadership for all aspects of the human resources (HR) function. With over 25 years of experience in all aspects of HR management, she establishes a vision and direction for the full complement of core human capital programs, policies, and services. This includes […]

Skip Williams

Dr. Skip Williams is LightRidge Solution’s Chief Technology Officer, responsible for the definition and implementation of the company’s long-term technology strategy.  He was previously Director of Business Development and Technical Fellow at L3Harris Technologies, where he drove technical innovation and spearheaded new business.  Prior to his tenure at L3Harris, Williams was the Chief Executive Officer […]

Jim Congdon

Jim Congdon is LightRidge Solutions’ Chief Software Engineer, overseeing its software factory and autonomous mission solutions roadmap focused on national security space. He has over two decades of defense industry experience in remote sensing operations, software development, and engineering. Prior to joining LightRidge, Congdon delivered command-and-control solutions and sensor data processing, exploitation, and dissemination chains […]

Rich Gray

Rich Gray is the President and General Manager of LightRidge Solutions’ GEOST operating unit, responsible for directing and overseeing the execution and growth of the business.  Gray joined GEOST in December 2022 from General Dynamics Mission Systems.  Over a 26-year career at GD, he held roles ranging from engineering functional and project leadership through program […]