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MTC Leaders

President, CEO, and Board Chair

Scott Marquardt


Mr. Marquardt became president of MTC in 1991. Since that time, MTC has had a 344% 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.

Vice Chair

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.

Board of Directors

Dr. Reginald A. Wilkinson

Dr. Reginald A. Wilkinson is the President of Connecting the Dots, LLC. Prior to holding this position he was President and CEO of the Ohio College Access Network. 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.

Roberts T. Jones

Mr. Jones is president of Education & Workforce Policy. A nationally recognized expert in the workforce development field, Jones has over thirty years of organizational management and public policy experience in the training and education field. 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.

Bob Wise

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

John McKernan

Mr. McKernan currently serves as the senior advisor to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and is the former governor of Maine. He brings a wealth of knowledge in education having served as CEO of one of the largest providers of postsecondary education in North America and as chairman of the board of directors of the Foundation for Maine’s Community Colleges. In addition to serving as Maine’s governor, Mr. McKernan also served two terms in the U.S. Congress.

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.

Senior Officers

Bernie Warner

Senior Vice President, Corrections

Mr. Warner comes to MTC with more than 34 years of experience in both juvenile and adult corrections. He is on the board of the International Corrections and Prisons Association and is the Western Region President of the Association of State Correctional Administrators. Prior to leading the Washington State DOC, Mr. Warner also held executive positions in corrections in the states of Arizona, Florida, and most recently California where he served as director of the state’s juvenile justice system.

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 resources.

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, M.A.

Senior Vice President, Education & Training

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.


Dave Doty

Vice President, Education & Training

Dr. Doty was named vice president of Education & Training in 2016. He previously served as a school superintendent, partner of an educational consulting company, adjunct professor, and attorney. Dr. Doty oversees Education & Training’s academic, career technical training, and curriculum development areas.

Dan Joslin

Vice President, Regional Operations, Corrections

Dan has nearly 30 years of experience in corrections, having served with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) since 1988. His long and successful career with the BOP includes service in various leadership positions–Warden, Assistant Regional Director and, most recently, as the Assistant Director for Human Resources. Dan’s extensive knowledge of federal corrections, as well as his specific background in staff development are a huge asset to MTC.

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 and serves as a board member for both the Utah Career Service Review Board and the Equal Employment Advisory Council.

Michael Bell

Vice President, Regional Operations, Corrections

Michael is vice president of Corrections region III. Michael has served MTC since 1995 as warden, deputy warden and chief of security. He started his career with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) in 1983 where he served as correctional officer, sergeant, lieutenant, and captain. Michael is an outstanding member of his community and has faithfully served in numerous positions including Board of Trustees, United Way, Chamber of Commerce and the Full Armor Christian Academy just to name a few. He completed his B.A. degree in the Administration of Criminal Justice at the University of Charleston.

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.

Connie Cruz

Vice President, Development

Ms. 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.

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.

Tom Fitzwater

Vice President, South Central Region, Job Corps

Mr. Fitzwater was named vice president, south central 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 director.

Rich Gansheimer

Vice President, Region Operations, Corrections

Mr. Gansheimer has served in the criminal justice system for more than 26 years. He oversees the MTC Corrections region 1 which include the Arizona State Prison-Marana, Idaho CAPP, and North Central Correctional Complex. Mr. Gansheimer most recently served as the CEO of MTCnovo, a partnership between MTC and United Kingdom company Amey to reduce reoffending in the England.

Dean Hoffman

Vice President, Western Region, Job Corps

Mr. Hoffman was named vice president of the western region for Job Corps in 2011. Dean began his career with MTC in 1988 at the Sierra Nevada center, 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 center. He then went on to serve as center director at the Tongue Point, Clearfield, and Gary centers.

Lynn Intrepidi

Vice President, Northeast Region, Job Corps

Ms. Intrepidi was named vice president of MTC’s northeast region in 2014. Before that, she was the director of the MTC Institute. Lynn brings decades of experience in Job Corps to MTC. She served for many years as the director of the Philadelphia Region of Job Corps as well as interim national director of the program.

Celeste McDonald

Vice President, Corporate Communications

Ms. McDonald was named vice president of 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.

Mike Murphy

Vice President, Corrections Marketing

Mr. 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 operational and business development levels.

Greg Niblett

Vice President, Economic & Social Development

Mr. Greg R. Niblett joined MTC in 2013. He serves as the vice president of the Economic & 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

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.