Leadership

We are a team of individuals who are committed to ethical leadership and the idea that a company that values people and not just profits will always be most successful.

Meet the team

BJ Thornburg

President

BJ Thornburg is a retired U.S. Army officer and serves as the President of Management Analysis Technologies, Inc. He is a senior Subject Matter Expert, senior Operations Research Systems Analyst (ORSA), and senior modeler with over 40 years of experience. He is highly experienced in the conduct and leadership of quantitative and qualitative analysis and the evaluation of military operations at all levels of modeling and gaming. He served a combined 31 years in the U.S. Army at various levels of command and staff from Infantry Platoon Leader in Vietnam through Deputy Director of the Center for Land Warfare in a variety of positions, to include Chief, Market Analysis at United States Army Recruiting Command; Chief, Strength Management Branch at U.S. Forces Command; Chief, Program Analysis and Evaluation Office at the Army Reserve Personnel Center; Joint Staff Reserve Force Analyst, and senior research analyst for a Department of the Army Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR). Most recently, he led Reserve Component Studies on Equipping the Reserve Components and Reserve Component Personnel Trends Analysis. Additionally, he developed a Workload Measures Model for the Virginia Department of Social Services.

Michael J. Geyser

Program Manager

Michael J. Geyser is a retired U.S. Air Force officer and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) possessing over 34 years of experience in joint operations, acquisition, requirements, and program management in both the public and private sector. Military duties included Flight Commander, Tactics Officer, Instructor and Evaluator Master Navigator, Chief Navigator, and Test Director. He finished his military career as the Deputy Military Director, Department of Defense National Air Traffic Services Cell at the Federal Aviation Administrations’ Air Traffic Control System Command Center. Mike serves as the Program Manager for MATs National Capital Region contracts as well as the U.S. Army Recruiting Command’s March2Success Program. In his personal time, Mike is an avid golfer, race fan, and pet owner. Additionally, he is active in his church and supports multiple community outreach activities.

Richard A. Wilson

Program Manager

Richard A. Wilson is a retired U.S. Army officer with over 30 years of military service in joint/combined active duty assignments related to intelligence, international security cooperation and foreign military sales, political-military affairs, special operations and inspector general functions. He has over 20 additional years of leadership and management experience as a Program/Project Manager in defense contracting, providing program management, research, analytical and experimentation services, joint strategic planning, and joint/combined doctrine development. As a former Army Middle East Foreign Area Officer, he serves as MAT’s Senior Language, Regional Expertise and Culture (LREC) Program Advisor to the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO). He is also MAT’s Quality Assurance Manager. Rick enjoys golfing, boating, SCUBA diving and foreign travel.

Eric F. Peterson

Program Manager

Eric F. Peterson is a retired U.S. Marine Corps officer and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®). During a military career of over 30 years of service in both the Active and Reserve Components, he served in a multitude of varied assignments ranging from Armor Platoon Commander to Chief of Staff of the 4th Marine Division. During his active duty career, he also became an expert in Human Capital Requirements Determination and Human Capital Strategic Planning, and finished his active service as the head of Distance Learning and Education at the Joint Forces Staff College in Norfolk, VA. He joined MAT as a policy analyst in 2014, and now works as a Program Manager and Business Developer/Capture Manager. In his spare time Eric enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, camping, and working on the multitude of home improvement projects that come with living in a 101 year-old house. He is an active leader in his church and community and lends his time and skills on working to prevent suicide, improve public education, and break down racial barriers.

Josh Maddox

Chief Operating Officer

Josh Maddox currently serves as the Chief Operations Officer for Management Analysis Technologies. He has excellent organizational skills with a thorough understanding of administrative practices and project management. Additionally, he serves as the Deputy Facility Security Officer (FSO) and manages the MAT Cyber Security program. Experienced in communication and coordination with high-ranking officials and members of the media, Mr. Maddox provided analytical and administrative support to Executive Director of the Department of Defense/Veterans Affairs Collaboration Office (DVCO) and directly assisted with office management operations during DVCO Deputy Director’s absence. He provided administrative support for the Joint Executive Committee (JEC) Annual Report to Congress and the DoD/VA Joint Strategic Plan. Additionally, he served as the executive assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) and the Principal Director (PD) for European and NATO Policy (EUR/NATO).

Lynn Broman

Human Resources Director

Lynn Broman currently serves as the Human Resources Director for Management Analysis Technologies. She has over 25 years of experience in HR in a variety of industries, including banking, retail, engineering, and healthcare. Her strengths include employee relations, staffing, training, benefits, compensation, and policies and procedures. A native of Pittsburgh, PA, she is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. She relocated to coastal Virginia in 2015. Lynn enjoys reading, golf, travel, the beach, and is very active in her church.

Debora Hansen

Facility Security Officer

Debora Hansen possesses more than 30 years of government security, management, and leadership skills in the areas of security, facilities, government contracting, human resource management experience with the Executive and Legislative branches of government, and the private sector. Ms. Hansen has 19 years as a Department of Defense Certified Facility Security Officer for Top Secret Level possessing and Non-possessing Facilities as well as 14 years in Federal Service. She directs multi-level projects simultaneously in a trusted facility environment and has been responsible for the supervision and direction of security measures necessary to implement the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), DCIDs, FAR, DFARS and Executive Order compliance for protecting information and facilities supporting our national security.