Gerald H. “Jerry” Tussing joined Usfalcon as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2014. Jerry has over thirty years of progressively comprehensive experience in DoD program management, information technology management and command and control. He also has over twenty years of experience in managing full life cycle systems development multi-task contracts.
Prior to joining USfalcon, Jerry was the Senior Vice President for Operations in the National and Homeland Security Division (NHSD) of General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) where he had oversight of business operations and performance for this geographically and functionally diverse $1.2B, 4000 employee organization located throughout the United States and worldwide. He retired from GDIT in January 2013.
Jerry joined Anteon Corporation as a Program Manager after retiring from the US Army and held leadership positions as a Division Manager, Vice President for Defense Programs and Systems, Vice President and General Manager of Army Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Solutions Sector and finally Senior Vice President with GDIT after its acquisition of Anteon Corporation.
Jerry holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh and is a retired US Army Field Artillery Officer. In the Army he held leadership positions up through Battalion Operations Officer, managed information systems and short courses for the Department of Defense Computer Institute and instructed graduate level courses at the Information Resources Management College, National Defense University.
Jerry has participated in numerous local and international mission trips including to Mexico City, Pyatagorsk, Russia, and Bo, Sierra Leone. He currently serves on the Board of Healthy Schools International, a non-profit focused on providing clean water, energy and sanitation to schools in sub-Sahara Africa and which also supports the Ebert-Kakua School for the Deaf in Bo, Sierra Leone.