Setting the Standard.
Delivering on our Mission:
Provide a unique, useful, affordable, structural assessment and monitoring system for use on railroad bridges, highway bridges, dams, levees and other structures.
As we fulfill our vision, our goal is to use our monitoring technology to provide safety and overall operation management improvements across all structural mediums.
A Focused Leadership Team
Jim Lochry — CEO/CTO
MS. USNA ’77. MS in Operations Research. Navy pilot. 35 years leadership in transitioning laboratory technology into mission-critical operational systems including introduction of GPS into Naval Aviation and chief engineer for a complex, multi-million dollar DARPA-sponsored program.
Paul Cowell — Chief Scientist
PhD in Physics. 45 years of experience in sophisticated signal processing with a specialty of extracting signals with negative signal-to-noise ratios. Distinguished Scientist at General Dynamics.
Linda Garrard — COO/CFO
MS in Taxation. Over 35 years in the IRS, including top level executive positions as a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES). Tax Attaché at the US Embassy in London. After IRS, Linda held the position of Tax Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for nine years prior to joining Heuristic Actions.
Wayne Kennedy — Business Consultant
Wayne has over 30 years of experience in the rail industry and BSME, MBA degrees. Extensive experience in transportation systems including designing freight locomotives. Joined UPRR leading their Six Sigma quality program. Formed and led UP’s fuel conservation group for 15 years. After retiring from UP, Wayne became an independent consultant specializing in reducing greenhouse gas emissions within the rail transportation and trucking sectors as well as safety and operational analytics. He holds five patents, primarily in the rail aerodynamics space.
Leslie Bryson — Software Engineer
USMA ’84. MS in Software Engineering. Army helicopter pilot. 25 years experience in mission critical wireless-networked industrial sensor systems in pharma, petrochemical, and food manufacturing.