Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity. Teracore’s leadership team has a broad range of business and career experience including Big 5 consulting, US Military, and entrepreneurial business owner backgrounds.
Luis Perez, President and CEO
Luis Perez is the founder of Teracore, Inc. Luis has 27 years of leadership and senior management experience including serving as an Officer in the United States Air Force. His expertise includes implementing and managing complex, enterprise-level business and technology initiatives for Fortune 500 companies. His vision is to help Federal clients gain efficiencies by leveraging commercial best practices and emerging technologies.
Prior to Teracore, Luis was Senior Director of Answerthink Inc. responsible for growing the Southeast region and expanding the presence and capabilities of the company’s Electronic Commerce group. In addition, he served eight years as a Command and Control Systems Officer in the US Air Force supporting both Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm.
Although he began his career with technology in the military, he successfully transitioned his skills and experience to help both government and private-sector organizations resolve business operations and technology challenges alike. His philosophy has always been to enable mission success for Teracore’s customers by delivering the same high caliber services that he provides to Fortune 500 companies.
Luis holds a BS degree from the University of Maryland at College Park and an MBA from Boston University.
Michael Snitman, Chief Operating Officer
Mike Snitman has over 30 years of experience building and leading high performing teams to deliver management and IT consulting services to diverse federal and commercial clients including Health & Human Services and the Departments of Homeland Security and Defense. He has overall responsibility for the company’s operations and growth; ensuring our clients receive the highest quality service and solutions possible.
Prior to Teracore, Mike led the Public Sector market segment for United Healthcare’s Optum Health, a leading provider of managed healthcare solutions to federal, state and local governments. While at Optum Health, he oversaw Medicaid, Medicare and Military Health clients across the country, both existing accounts and business development. Prior to Optum Health, Mike served as a Vice President at TransUnion, where he held executive leadership roles in the Government Services and Healthcare Solutions business units. In additon, Mike earned a commission in the U.S. Army and served on active duty in both Rapid Deployment Force and Combat Development roles.
He holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of South Alabama, an MBA and Post-Graduate Marketing Certificate from Southern Methodist University and has completed Stanford University’s Executive Program for Rapidly Growing Businesses.
Kelly McBride, Chief Financial Officer
Kelly McBride is Teracore’s Chief Financial Officer. The highlights of her 20 year career include progressive accounting, financial and executive management experience having served as Controller, Director of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for small, mid-size, and large services government contractors ranging from $25 million to $340 million in annual revenues holding contracts at all levels of federal, state and local government, with heavy concentrations in military projects at varying levels of security and contract complexity.
Kelly is the founder of Global Dynamic Consulting, Inc. (GDI), a business advisory, financial management and technology consulting firm specifically dedicated to providing government contract compliance consulting solutions to our clients within the government contracting and aerospace/defense industry. GDI offers a wide array of expertise, from Request for Proposal to contract closeout, for start-up companies to large businesses or from first contract win to preparing to sell the business.
Before starting GDI, Kelly served as a Partner in the Government Contractor Services Group for Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, LLP, a regional based CPA and consulting firm. She has also successfully worked with government contractors operating in the engineering, construction, technology, logistics, training and base operations lines of business with executive management and oversight over Accounting, Information Technology, Accounting Information Systems, Internal Audit, Pricing and Office Management.
Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of New Orleans (LSU). She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Louisiana.