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Leaders

Chair, President and CEO
Scott Marquardt Scott Marquardt, J.D., M.B.A.
President

Mr. Marquardt became president of MTC in 1991. Since that time, MTC has had a 275% increase in sales. Mr. Marquardt’s focus is on integrity, performance, leadership and innovation in delivering services to government customers. He is a leader in numerous job training, education, industry and civic organizations.  



Board of Directors
Jane Marquardt Jane Marquardt, J.D., L.L.M.
Vice Chair

Ms. Marquardt was named Vice Chair of the MTC Board of Directors in 2008. Ms. Marquardt practiced law from 1977 to 2007. She handled a wide range of civil cases and developed an expertise in estate planning. She has served on many community boards in the areas of education, legal services delivery, and civil rights. Ms. Marquardt has been an MTC board member since 1980. In 2007 she became MTC’s economic & social development director. 

Bob Jones Roberts T. Jones

Mr. Jones is president of Education & Workforce Policy and serves as the president of the MTC Institute. He served as president and CEO of the National Alliance of Business and served twice as assistant secretary of labor for the U.S. Department of Labor.

Andrew Natsios Andrew Natsios

Mr. Natsios served as administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) before joining MTC's board. He has also served as CEO of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority, secretary for administration and finance for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, vice president of World Vision U.S., and from 1975 to 1987, served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He has also served on the faculty of the School of Foreign Affairs at Georgetown University and is currently an Executive Professor at the George H.W. Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A & M University. 

Sharon Robinson Sharon Robinson, Ph.D.

Dr. Robinson was named president and chief executive officer of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education in 2005. Her career includes executive positions in the National Education Association and Educational Testing Service. Dr. Robinson has served as assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Education and is a widely respected advocate for the interests of low-income, minority, and handicapped students. 

Richard Schubert Richard F. Schubert, J.D.

MTC Washington Representative Mr. Schubert is vice chairman of the Leader to Leader Institute. He was president and vice chairman of Bethlehem Steel Company from 1979 to 1982. He has served as U.S. deputy secretary of labor, president of the American Red Cross, and president of the Points of Light Foundation. He is currently chairman of the board of the National Job
Corps Association. 

Bob Wise Bob Wise

Bob Wise is president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia. He currently cochairs the Digital Learning Council with Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida. Governor Wise also chairs the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

Dr. Reginald A. Wilkinson Dr. Reginald A. Wilkinson

Dr. Reginald A. Wilkinson is the President and CEO of the Ohio College Access Network. Prior to holding this position, he was the Executive Director of the Ohio Business Alliance for Higher Education and the Economy. Wilkinson retired in April 2006 after 33 years with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC); he served as the agency’s director since 1991.  



Senior Officers
Lyle Parry Lyle J. Parry, C.P.A.
Senior Vice President,
CFO & Secretary-Treasurer

Mr. Parry has been senior vice president since January 1997. Before that he served as the director of corporate accounting and consolidation. Mr. Parry served in several financial management positions and worked as a certified public accountant for eight years. 

John Pedersen John Pedersen, M.A.
Senior Vice President, Training Programs

Mr. Pedersen was named senior vice president in January 2000. He began his career in Job Corps as a residential advisor and has served in several leadership positions. He was director of two different Job Corps centers in MTC’s southeast region before becoming vice president of that region. 

Odie Washington Odie Washington
Senior Vice President, Corrections

Mr. Washington has served as senior vice president since 2005. During the previous 10 years, he served as director for both the Illinois and District of Columbia Departments of Corrections. He is a seasoned career criminal justice professional, having worked in correctional agencies for 35 years.  

Sergio Molina
Senior Vice President, Business Development & Administration

Mr. Molina joined MTC in 2010 as warden of the Gadsden Correctional Facility in Quincy, Florida, following a long and successful career with the Illinois Department of Corrections. During his 25 years with the department, Mr. Molina served in a variety of positions including warden and was then promoted through several state administrative positions that gave him broad experience in communications, operations, government affairs, budgeting, legal, and human resource issues.


Officers
Teresa Aramaki Teresa N. Aramaki, S.P.H.R.
Vice President, Human Resources

Ms. Aramaki was named vice president in 1999 and began her career with MTC in 1987. She is active in many community organizations. Teresa is also a board member for both the Utah Career Service Review Board and the Equal Employment Advisory Council.

Neil Adler Neil Adler
Vice President, Regional Operations Corrections

Mr. Adler was named Vice President of Regional Operations in 2010. In this capacity, he oversees eleven correctional facilities with a population of approximately 10,678 inmates. He has over 30 years correctional experience with the federal government in senior level positions at both the institution and regional level. Mr. Adler most recently served as Warden of the Taft Correctional Institution.

Marjorie Brown
Vice President, Regional Operations Corrections

Marjorie Brown is the vice president of Corrections region IV. Ms. Brown joined MTC in 2006 as a state administrator to oversee MTC Medical’s Tennessee Department of Correction health services contract. She most recently served as senior director of MTC’s medical services. Ms. Brown has an MBA, and has worked in corrections for the past 34 years; eight years as deputy director of a major correctional system. She has also been a regional director, warden, assistant warden, and juvenile facility administrator. 

Dawn Call Dawn M. Call, J.D., M.B.A., C.P.A.
Vice President, General Counsel

Ms. Call has been legal counsel for MTC since 2003. She also supervises the company’s risk management and internal audit departments. Before joining the company, Ms. Call worked for many years at one of the largest full-service law firms in the western United States focusing her practice in the areas of securities, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate work. She also volunteers her time to assist several community organizations.

Virleen Ferre Virleen Ferre, C.P.A.
Vice President, Contract Administration

Ms. Ferre was named vice president of contract administration in 2007. She began her career with MTC in 1996 as the director of corporate finance and later served as the senior director of corporate finance. Ms. Ferre is a Certified Public Accountant. Prior to joining MTC she worked as an audit manager for one of the world’s largest public accounting firms. She is also involved in various community projects. 

Rich Gansheimer Rich Gansheimer
Vice President, Regional Operations Corrections

Mr. Gansheimer was named Vice President of Regional Operations in 2011. In his capacity he oversees six correctional facilities with a population of approximately 6,168 inmates. He has over 26 years correctional experience with the State of Ohio. Mr. Gansheimer most recently served as Warden of Lake Erie Correctional Institution. 

Tom Fitzwater Tom Fitzwater
Vice President, North Central Region Job Corps

Mr. Fitzwater was named vice president, northeast region of Job Corps in 2010. He began his Job Corps career in 1979 at the Keystone Job Corps Center in Drums, Pennsylvania. Following stops at centers in Iowa, Utah and Ohio, Fitzwater returned to the eastern Pennsylvania Center in 2002, as its director. 

Dean Hoffman

Dean Hoffman
Vice President, Southeast/Intermountain Region Job Corps

Mr. Hoffman was named MTC vice president of the Southeast/Inter-Mountain region for Job Corps in 2011. Dean began his career with MTC in 1988 at the Sierra Nevada JCC holding various positions including: residential advisor, orientation specialist, manager of counseling and manager of residential living. In 1994, Dean was named director of programs at the Inland Empire JCC. He then went on to serve as center director at the Tongue Point, Clearfield, and Gary centers.  

Ellie Lopez Elizabeth M. Lopez
Vice President, Western Region Job Corps

Ms. Lopez has served as western regional vice president since 1990. She headed the company’s development efforts for more than 10 years and began her career with Job Corps in 1974 as an instructor.

Celeste McDonald Celeste McDonald
Vice President, Corporate Communications

Ms. McDonald was named vice president, corporate communications in 2008. Prior to that, she served as the vice president of government and community relations and center director at the Potomac Job Corps Center. She developed staff training programs while serving as MTC’s organizational development director.  

Al Murphy Al Murphy
Vice President, Regional Operations Corrections

Mr. Murphy was named vice president in May 2000, after serving as MTC’s director of corrections. He has many years of experience as an administrator, state corrections commissioner and deputy secretary. Mr. Murphy was also president of a private correctional management consulting firm. 

Mike Murphy Mike Murphy
Vice President, Corrections Marketing

Mike Murphy was named vice president of MTC corrections marketing in 2004 after serving as marketing director since 1997. He has worked in juvenile, community based, and adult secure corrections since 1981 at both an operational and business development level.  

Greg Niblett
Vice President, Economic & Social Development

Greg R. Niblett joined MTC in 2013. He serves as the vice president of the Economic and Social Development division. Greg has decades of experience in social and economic development programs both internationally and domestically. His experience includes serving as a senior vice president and then chief executive officer of the Academy for Education Development and also serving as a deputy assistant administrator at U.S. Agency for International Development.

Rich Skeen Rich Skeen
Vice President, Information Systems

Mr. Skeen was named vice president of information systems in 2004. He began his career with MTC at the Clearfield Job Corps Center in 1989 as director of finance and administration and later served as deputy director. He joined the corporate office as a senior director of information systems in 1997. 

Craig Sudbury F. Craig Sudbury, Ph.D.
Vice President, Program Development, Training and Support

Dr. Sudbury became vice president of program development, training and support in 1988. He also held several management positions in Job Corps prior to that, including director of the Clearfield center. Dr. Sudbury has worked in the public school system as an administrator and secondary education teacher and has taught at the university level. 

Connie Cruz
Vice President, Development

Connie Cruz was named vice president of development in 2014. Prior to joining the development department, Connie served as marketing director in Corrections where she played a vital role in acquiring and developing new business. Connie has been with MTC for nearly 30 years.