•BS, UT Chattanooga (Distinguished Military Graduate)
•MBA, Lipscomb University (Alpha Chi & Delta Mu Delta)
Mr. Slemp leads our team in pursuit of our corporate vision to "Preserve and Protect American Security". His leadership experience includes over 25 years as a U.S. Army Officer with various command and staff assignments at the tactical through the strategic levels. Since 2007, Mr. Slemp has served as the USGI CEO, successfully building the company into a premiere provider of professional support services to our US Government and private sector clients.
Alida Osterlin brings to USGI a diverse and accomplished academic and professional background which includes language studies, extensive program and project management experience, and serving as a contributor to highly regarded published works.
Alida enjoys cycling through middle Tennessee and keeping her violin skills sharp!
•BBA, University of Memphis
•MBA, Rockhurst University
Vance Gardner brings a deep amount of experience in managing internal and external financial operations. Strong comprehensive background in support of small, medium, and large corporations in the manufacturing, service and technology sectors, including over 20 years in support of government and military contracts.
Vance is a big Chicago Cubs fan! Attended Game 5 of the 2016 World Series at Wrigley Field, the year the Cubs won, ending a championship drought of 108 years. He enjoys spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren, and golf, when he has time.
•BS, University of Tennessee at Martin
•MA, University of Phoenix
•MA, U.S. Air War College
•MBA, George Mason University
•Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
John Cooper is a retired U.S. Army Colonel with 11 years experience in Intelligence and 17 years working in Human Resources. He has directed human resource operations globally.
John loves all forms of music and spends much of his available time chasing golf balls on the links!
• BS, United States Air Force Academy
• MA, Webster University
• MS, Air Force Institute of Technology (Eta Kappa Nu)
• CNODP Graduate
• RIOT, ANX, CCI EA, NSART Developer/Analyst/Operator Certified
'data' brings more than 24 years of cyber operations & technological experience with the U.S. Air Force, UK Ministry of Defence, Australian Defence Force and other international partners; 'data' is one of the nation's foremost experts in digital operations. He has employed these skills on thousands of operations, from the tactical to the strategic and international levels, generating real-world, global-scale outcomes as well as training generations of personnel to continue to do so.