Our Leadership

Justin Carter

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     Justin Carter serves as President of AdvanTech, Inc. He has an outstanding and extensive track record of exceptional leadership and program execution in a wide variety of operating environments. Justin strives to clearly define performance-based problems on contracts and focuses efforts on high-quality total solutions that exceed customer expectations while improving internal business performance. Prior to joining AdvanTech, Justin spent more than 10 years in executive corporate leadership, where he led companies through start-up, survival, turnaround and growth modes. He also has over 17 years of experience as a civil servant in the Federal Government in a vast array of security disciplines. Justin’s experience includes developing, managing and overseeing hundreds of federal, state and local contracts in excess of $500M in more than 35 states and three countries. He holds a BS degree from Towson State University and is a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.

Malcolm Hooker - COO

Malcolm Hooker

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     Malcolm Hooker serves as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for AdvanTech, Inc. He develops and executes the company’s people and operations strategies, objectives, and policies. Malcolm brings more than twenty years of experience across the logistics, financial services, communications, and healthcare industries. Prior to joining AdvanTech, Malcolm served as Senior Director of Human Resources for Roadnet Technologies, and has held Human Resources leadership roles at AIPAC, Vertis Communications, Magellan Health, Fannie Mae, and T. Rowe Price. He received his MBA from Loyola University in Maryland, and his BA degree in Business Administration from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA.

Tad Woodward - CFO

Tad Woodward

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     Tad M. Woodard is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of AdvanTech, Inc., starting in 2013 as Comptroller. He brings more than 20 years of accounting and financial management experience, including in the areas of accounting, job costing, government contracting, commercial sector accounting, and several areas of management. He provides leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short- and long-term strategic financial objectives. Prior to joining AdvanTech, Tad served in accounting and management roles for multi-million dollar firms, handling all aspects of accounting, benefits, payroll, accounting system installation, auditing, etc. He received his BS in Management from Salisbury University in Salisbury, MD. He is also a Certified Professional Property Specialist (CPPS).

Melvin Anderson

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     Melvin Anderson serves AdvanTech, Inc. as Executive Vice President. With his record of building high performance teams and program management experience ($50M+ in a services environment), he leads in bringing the vision of the company into an actionable plan and guides its execution. Whether working in the USAF or for the private sector, Melvin has always grown in positions of progressive responsibility—including from USAF, SIGINT Analyst, Instructor Supervisor and Supervisory Analyst; to multiple private sector demanding analyst roles: Analyst (All Source, Policy and Homeland Security); Technical Manager; Sr. Program Manager and as Vice President of Security Programs—Business Development.  He holds a BS in Business Management from the University of Phoenix and a Masters Certificate in Program Management from Villanova University.

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