Tempe, Arizona (April 25, 2012) — VirTra Systems (OTC Pink: VTSI.PK), a leading provider of firearms training simulation systems to military, law enforcement agencies and other organizations, today announced the hiring of Jason Mulcahy as VirTra’s liaison to the government and military community. Mr. Mulcahy possesses a unique blend of military experience along with a proven track record of selling high-tech products to the department of defense and other federal agencies.
Prior to joining VirTra, Mr. Mulcahy was Director of Sales for Reality Engineering, a visual interactivity technology company. In this position he designed and implemented a sales model that led the small startup company from a distribution sales model to a direct sales force with 20 regional territories. (more…)
Tempe, AZ – February 8, 2012 — VirTra Systems (OTC Pink: VTSI.PK), a leading provider of firearms training systems, today announced the addition of Perry Baker as the new Vice President of Hardware Development. Mr. Baker leaves Raytheon Missile Systems, as Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer. Previous to Raytheon, Mr. Baker was the Senior Manager of Mechanical Design & Analysis for Rockwell Collins for 21 years. Perry Baker has over 25-years experience in hardware design and management within the department of defense marketplace. Throughout his career, Mr. Baker integrated cutting-edge technologies into successful products that met military specification requirements for the US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, US Marines and NATO countries.
John Hinnant started his career as an Intelligence Analyst in the US Army, a Program Lead at PEO STRI, a Program Manager at the FBI, and then joined Intelligent Decisions (ID), where he was a Managing Director for the past 4 years. His duties with ID were focused on developing winning strategies and proposals for new business.
The realism and effectiveness of VirTra’s simulators is due in large part to the leadership of our subject matter experts (SME). VirTra’s Subject Matter Experts help develop scenarios and the editing direction that enables scenario accuracy and training effectiveness.
Scott DiIullo, VirTra Systems Law Enforcement Subject Matter Expert, and 20 year police veteran, was recently interviewed by Arizona Gun Radio. Click the link below to head to Arizona Gun Radio and select the Talking Guns 10-03-11 show (under archives) to hear how Scott ensures that VirTra Systems builds the most realistic judgmental use of force simulators in the world.
(Scott’s interview begins at the 13:00 mark and ends at the 25:00)
TEMPE, AZ, Jun 29, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Bob Ferris, VirTra Systems’ CEO (PINKSHEETS: VTSI), today announced that VirTra has hired Mr. Jeff Lliteras as the company’s Controller.
Mr. Lliteras was a Senior Accountant in the audit practice at KPMG, LLP for 4 years, where he handled accounting tasks for several companies listed on AMEX, NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange.
At Two Degrees Consulting, Mr. Lliteras oversaw accounting for audit support and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for clients such as T-Mobile and Shurgard Storage.
TEMPE, AZ – March 27, 2009 – VirTra Systems, Inc. Bob Ferris, VirTra Systems’ CEO and president (OTC:VTSI.PK), today announced that VirTra has hired JT Shaffer as a senior sales executive.
Formerly of Meggitt Training Systems, Mr. Shaffer brings over 12 years of experience in the Virtual Simulation industry to VirTra. Beginning as a small arms/fats instructor in the Military and most recently with Meggitt, formerly Firearms Training Systems, Mr. Shaffer has become one of the most experienced industry veterans in the world. Mr. Shaffer’s most recent posts at Meggitt were Sales Manager, Eastern Central Europe and Russia and he was responsible for expanding their virtual simulation product line into Europe and Russia.