Meet the Leadership Team
Renee Y. Watson
|Ms. Watson, President/CEO, started her career at NASA JPL working on communications payloads for spacecraft including Mars Pathfinder and Cassini missions. Over the past 29 years she has designed and developed solutions for satellite, wireless, software defined radios and Cyber systems. She has over 20 years of experience with AGILE Management, Systems and Software Engineering. As founder of PRORAC, she is responsible for the company’s strategic vision, operations and finance. Ms. Watson has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State University and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle. She is a Board member of the non-profit Year Up Baltimore.|
Gerald P. Watson
VP of Business Development/CIO
|Mr. Watson, Vice President of Business Development/Chief Innovations Officer (CIO), is a recovering software engineer who started his career building embedded software for DoD, NASA and NSA systems. For 20 years he ran a successful software engineering company. Mr. Watson defined best fit methodologies and approaches for various technology solutions during his 34 year career and has managed programs and projects valued at over $40M. He is recognized in the Army Intel Community of Interest as a SME in Cloud Architecture, SOSI, ISR and Cyber. As co-Founder of PROARC, Mr. Watson is responsible for Business development , Technology and Innovation strategies. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Illinois. He is a Board member of the non-profit Year Up Baltimore.
|Ms. Henger, Human Resources, began working with PROARC, INC. in 2013, helping the company build HR infrastructure and hire employees. She brings over 20 years' experience in developing and implementing HR processes for start-ups and with time-honored organizations. Previously she was the Executive Director of Human Resources for a large-scale, private international media company, developing HR infrastructure, recruiting, interviewing, and hiring over 100 employees at their start-up shared services center in Wilmington, Delaware. Education includes a Masters of Art in English and Education; and extensive training and experience in Human Resource Management, Employee Development Programs, Project Management, Business Strategy, Leadership Training, Labor Law, and Mediation.