Dolan Falconer, Jr. - Chairman & CEO
Mr. Falconer has twenty-five years of nuclear industry experience in the management of engineering projects for private industry and the federal government. He is a member of the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Engineering's 'Academy of Distinguished Alumni'. Mr. Falconer co-founded and served as Executive Vice President of Parallax, Inc., a private closely-held environmental and nuclear engineering company with annual revenues of more than $20 million. As Executive Vice President, Mr. Falconer was instrumental in growing the company from its start-up stage to having a national presence with over 150 engineers, scientists and technicians. Mr. Falconer began his career as a Graduate Research Fellow in Nuclear Sciences for the E. I. DuPont De Nemours Company. Following his graduate studies, Mr. Falconer joined the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) as a Reactor Engineer and Resident Inspector. While with the NRC, he was responsible for ensuring public and worker safety from nuclear power plant activities. In 1986, Mr. Falconer joined Nuclear Energy Consultants as a regulatory compliance specialist and later joined United Energy Services, a nuclear engineering firm where as Division Manager he grew his division to over 50 engineers with annual revenues in excess of $5 million.
Mr. Falconer received his Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and later received his Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering, also from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Henry Sutherlin - President
Mr. Sutherlin has over twenty years of executive experience in sales management, start-up capital funding, and operations management. After spending four years in the U.S. Navy, he began his career with the Hobart Corporation, which at the time was the world's largest manufacturer of commercial foodservice equipment. He directed a multi-state sales group that marketed to schools, grocery retailers, hotels, restaurants, governments, and healthcare facilities. Upon leaving Hobart, he co-founded MedServ, Inc. and he drove sales to $21 million in only two years. Mr. Sutherlin later founded Direct Medical, Inc., a Group Purchasing Organization serving the hospital industry in the southeastern U.S.. Direct Medical focused on providing capital intensive medical equipment to regional hospitals in partnership with state hospital associations. While there, he strengthened relationships with over 100 providers including General Electric, Hill Rom, Johnson Controls, and Siemens. Direct Medical has grown to over $100 million in sales and is currently part of the HMA Group.
Mr. Sutherlin received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Cornell University and later received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
Chip Starns - Vice President - Operations
Mr. Starns has over fifteen years of managerial experience in operations and sales. He currently serves as President on the Board for the Council on Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards (CIRMS). Prior to joining ScanTech, Mr. Starns served as a Senior Nuclear Engineer for Southern Company where he managed nuclear refueling operations. He began his career in the U.S. Navy as Supervisor of Nuclear Reactor Operations and Dive Operations aboard nuclear fast attack submarines. Following his service, he joined one of the leading owner/operators of independent fixed-site outpatient Diagnostic Imaging Centers in the U.S. as the Regional Area Manager and led his team to the most profitable fiscal year in the history of the division with revenue exceeding $37 million.
Mr. Starns received his Bachelor of Science in Nuclear and Radiological Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and later received post-graduate degrees from the U.S. Navy Nuclear Power School and the U.S. Navy Dive School. While at Georgia Tech, Mr. Starns completed his senior design project on food irradiation using electron accelerators and today speaks on the subject at government and industry conferences.
Rocky Starns - Chief Technology Officer & Vice President - Engineering & Manufacturing
Mr. Starns has over thirty years of technical, management and business leadership in both Fortune 50 corporations and privately held entrepreneurial companies. An Alfred P. Sloan Fellow of Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, Mr. Starns' previous corporate responsibilities include President & CEO of Tano Automation, Inc., a $20 million diversified supervisory control & data acquisition software and computer systems business; President & CEO of Renishaw, Inc., a $25 million subsidiary of an international microelectronics measurement systems business that is the world leader of high-tech metrology, inspection and scanning/digitizing systems; Director & General Manager of The Square D Company's $58 million Motor Control Center business; and Region Manager for Westinghouse Electric Corporation's $50 million electrical equipment & services business.
Mr. Starns received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas and later received a Master of Science in Management from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.