USGIF Announces New Addition to Board of Directors

USGIF elects Gary Sladic, vice president of finance and accounting, Noblis to serve as chair of the Finance Commmittee

Herndon, VA (September 3, 2020) — The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is pleased to announce that Gary Sladic has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Sladic, vice president of finance and accounting for Noblis will also serve as the Foundation’s chair of its Finance Committee.

At Noblis, Sladic is responsible for financial accounting, tax, audit and treasury functions. He has 25 years of experience in government contracting and financial systems working across various financial areas to ensure Noblis’ long-term fiscal stability. Noblis is a nonprofit science, technology and strategy organization dedicated to creating innovative technical and advisory solutions in the public interest.

Sladic will join the board immediately. “Gary Sladic is a seasoned senior executive whose financial and accounting acumen will greatly add to the new USGIF Board,” said USGIF Chair of the Board Dr. Roger Mason, president Space, Intelligence & Cyber Sector at Peraton. “We’re looking forward to his leadership as the Finance Committee chair.”

The rest of USGIF’s Board of Directors includes:
Mr. Patrick Acheson, Quadrint
Dr. Todd Bacastow, Penn State University
Mr. Robert Cardillo, The Cardillo Group
Mr. Nate Copeland, InTec, LLC
Dr. Stacey Dixon (Advisor), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Mr. Armando Drain, Esri
Mr. Paul L. Graziani (Director Emeritus), Analytical Graphics, Inc.
Ms. Marisa Hess, Strategic Alliance Consulting, Inc.
Mr. Dan Jablonsky, Maxar Technologies
LTG Mary Legere, USA, Ret., Accenture Federal Services
Ms. Lidia Lopez (Advisor), National-Geospatial Intelligence Agency
Ms. Carmen Medina, MedinAnalytics and
Ms. Patty Mims , Esri
Ms. Vicki Schmanske, Leidos
Mr. John Serafini, Hawkeye 360
Mr. K. Stuart Shea (Director Emeritus), Peraton
Ms. Carey Smith, Parsons Corporation
Mr. Isaac Zaworski, Vricon

USGIF is a nonprofit educational foundation dedicated to promoting the geospatial intelligence tradecraft and developing a stronger GEOINT Community among government, industry, academia, professional organizations, and individuals who develop and apply GEOINT to address global security challenges. USGIF achieves its mission via its strategic pillars: Build the Community | Advance the Tradecraft | Accelerate Innovation. For more information, please visit and follow USGIF on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.