Michael R. Twyman
President of Cubic Mission Solutions
Senior Vice President of Cubic Corporation
Michael R. Twyman is president of Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS) and senior vice president of Cubic Corporation, a global leader in the defense and transportation industries.
In his CMS role, Twyman oversees the C4ISR businesses and strategy, including DTECH Labs, GATR Technologies, TeraLogics, XD Solutions and Cubic’s Communications & Electronics offerings.
Twyman joined Cubic in June 2014 as senior vice president of air training and secure communications, and served most recently as executive vice president, training and communications systems. In this role, he led the development of Cubic’s C4ISR strategy as well as growth strategies for air training and secure communications, including common datalink, avionics, communication products, restricted communications and optical solutions.
Prior to Cubic, Twyman held a variety of executive leadership positions spanning more than 30 years at Northrop Grumman including sector vice president and general manager of the defense systems division, vice president of integrated C3I systems, vice president of joint network systems and vice president of communication and information systems.
Twyman graduated from California State University Long Beach with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mechanics. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from George Mason University.
Vice President, Systems Strategy
Rob Peabody is the vice president of systems strategy for Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS). In this role, Peabody is responsible for directing technology and business strategies for architecture, systems of systems and product lines across Cubic’s command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) business.
Peabody has more than 30 years of experience in the specification, design, implementation and management of networked computer system solutions for C4I, engineering analysis, and mission planning systems. Prior to this role, Peabody was a Northrop Grumman Fellow and held various positions of increasing responsibility including C2 Systems Architect for NG’s C4I Business Unit, Chief Architect for the Global Command & Control System – Joint (GCCS-J), a $1B+ franchise program, and Chief Systems Engineer for the Integrated C4I Systems Framework, a foundational solution that provides the core cross-domain Common Operational Picture (COP) data management and visualization framework for the GCCS Family of Systems. Prior to NG, Peabody served as the Chief Engineer for the Tomahawk Strike Coordination Module, BAE’s first production Strike Planning System for the U.S. Navy.
Peabody graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Science. He also holds a UCSD Master of Advanced Studies in Architecture-based Enterprise Systems Engineering.
Vice President, Finance
Don Nalley is the vice president of finance for CMS and has more than 38 years of experience in financial and business planning. Nalley was the chief financial officer at GATR Technologies, before being promoted to his current role at CMS.
Nalley has worked with many growth-oriented businesses including government contractors for many years and has obtained various designations in financial planning and business valuation including certificates to be a CPA, Certified Financial Planner® practitioner and Certified Valuation Analyst. He also received the Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation in the American Society of and the Accredited Business Valuation designation from the AICPA.
Nalley graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.
Vice President, Technology
Paul Gierow is the vice president of technology for the overall CMS business. In this role, he will drive innovation efforts and new technology development to be aligned with CMS and its overall growth strategy.
He has more than 20 years of experience in the aerospace and satellite industries in addition to more than 10 years of management and leadership skills at GATR, which he co-founded in 2004 upon development of its inflatable satellite antenna.
Gierow received his Master of Science in mechanical engineering from University of Alabama, Huntsville and is a registered Professional Engineer. He currently holds four patents, with additional patents pending, related to deployable structures and has published more than 20 technical papers related to inflatable and deployable structures for terrestrial and space applications.
Jeremiah "Jerry" R. Madigan
Vice President, Secure Communications
Jeremiah "Jerry" R. Madigan is vice president of secure communications for CMS. In his role, Madigan oversees Cubic’s C4ISR products, including data links, avionics and communication products.
Prior to joining Cubic, Madigan was executive director for the Missile Defense Systems business unit at Aerojet Rocketdyne. Previous to Aerojet Rocketdyne, Madigan was at Northrop Grumman for 25 years, where he held various management positions in program management, engineering and supply chain management as well as 10 years as program vice president. Madigan’s experience includes leading major prime contract programs including Firebird, Global Hawk, E-10A multi-mission aircraft, MP-RTIP Radar and Joint STARS aircraft.
Madigan served as a captain in the United States Air Force from May 1983 to October 1988. He earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and obtained a Master of Science in engineering management from Western New England University in Springfield, Massachusetts. Madigan also completed executive courses at MIT Sloan and Wharton Business School.
Vice President, Secure Networking
Mike Barthlow brings over 20 years of progressive experience in communications solutions to Cubic’s defense, intelligence and commercial markets. In his current role, Barthlow is responsible for the growth and market expansion of Cubic’s secure networking businesses.
Prior to joining Cubic in 2015, Barthlow held a number of executive leadership positions including vice president of U.S. DoD Sales for Harris Corporation’s RF Communications Division; director of U.S. Air Force Sales for Harris Corporation; and director of business development and sales with Northrop Grumman.
Barthlow is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served as chief of joint data networks, U.S. Central Command during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He received a Masters of Business Administration from California State University, a Master of Science in Information Systems from the University of Colorado and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania.
Vice President, Secure Networking
Dave Beliveau is the vice president of ISR solutions for CMS and is one of two co-founders of TeraLogics, LLC., a business within CMS, where he developed and guided the company’s overall strategic vision, while managing growth and performance.
Beliveau has more than 25 years of experience in the intelligence community and has supported a wide range of programs and systems primarily related to intelligence dissemination. As a systems and communications engineer, he has a broad range of technical experience including software development, satellite communications and government acquisition support.
Beliveau has a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Connecticut.
General Manager and Vice President of GATR
Roark McDonald is the general manager and vice president of GATR. In this role, McDonald is charged with the daily operations and business management of GATR.
McDonald has more than 15 years of executive leadership and management in the domestic and international aerospace and defense markets. He has held leadership positions for multiple Acquisition Category (ACAT-1D) programs, for both Missile Defense Agency and the Army. McDonald joined GATR in 2016 as the vice president of programs to provide strategic leadership for program management disciplines and ensure continued successful program execution and customer satisfaction in recently awarded programs of record.
McDonald holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Mississippi State University.
Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development
Anthony Verna is a full-performance executive with more than 24 years of progressive experience in National Security and technology solutions for the Defense and Federal IT market.
Prior to joining Cubic, Verna held several senior executive leadership positions of increasing responsibility with CACI/Paradigm Solutions Corporation, ManTech International and Northrop Grumman.
Verna graduated from Thomas Edison State College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems.
Vice President, Human Resources
Hartsoch previously served as vice president of Human Resources for Cubic’s Mission Support Services segment.
Hartsoch joined Cubic as part of an acquisition from Titan Corporation. In 1993, she joined the Titan Applications Group of the Titan Corporation.
Hartsoch received her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certificate from the HR Certification Institute in May 2002. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Psychology with emphasis in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior from the University of Washington.
Joseph D. Guarino
Vice President, Controller
Guarino previously served as vice president of Finance and Controller of Cubic’s Mission Support Services.
Before joining Cubic in March 2007, Guarino served as division chief financial officer of the Advanced Systems Division of Titan Corporation (later acquired by L-3 Communications).
Guarino holds a Certified Public Accountant license in the state of California. He graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
David R. McAfee
Vice President, Quality
McAfee has held a series of positions of increasing responsibility at Cubic including director of Engineering, senior director of Systems Engineering and Engineering Support and vice president of Product Assurance.
Prior to joining the company in 1995, McAfee served as a Systems Engineering manager at Hughes Aircraft Company (later acquired by Raytheon).
McAfee holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering from the University of California Los Angeles.