Mission Statement

 A3 Technology, Inc.’s (A3T) mission is to provide the highest quality system engineering, business and financial management, aviation and information technology support services to the federal government and commercial markets.


We seek to add real value to our clients by understanding their specific needs and by providing high-quality technical and management solutions to their requirements.  We are known for the integrity by which we conduct our business, and for the respect we show our employees and partners.  We maximize shareholder value while mitigating risk, and we govern the corporation with strictest adherence to regulatory compliance. 

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Executive Leadership Team

Karen Vargas, CEO

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As the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of A3 Technology, Inc (A3T), Ms. Vargas has over 30 years' of experience as a market leader providing high-impact information management and strategic business solutions.  She is a proven visionary who builds strong leadership teams and motivates employees to deliver exceptional results.  Based on Ms. Vargas’ dedicated support of the Federal Aviation Administration, A3T received ATCA’s Small and Disadvantaged Business of the Year Award. Additionally, Ms. Vargas was chosen as the Minority Small Business “Person of the Year” by the U.S. Small Business Administration. 

Mike Headley, President/CFO

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As the President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of A3T, Mr. Headley has over 30 years' of experience as an entrepreneur and business leader. His experience is defined by a solid track record of successfully building and mobilizing organizations to meet mission critical IT demands of a diverse group of Federal Government organizations including  Fed-Civilian Agencies and the DoD.   

Kevin Walker, COO

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As Chief Operating Officer (COO), Mr. Walker has over 30 years of experience providing management and engineering support for the FAA National Airspace System. Mr. Walker is a customer-focused leader recognized for his reliance on the values of integrity, trust, follow-through, and respect. Prior to working at A3T, Mr. Walker worked at URS providing technical and managerial experience in support of all Transportation Group contracts. 

Derek Chan, CMO

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As Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Mr. Chan has more than 30 years’ experience in the federal government and aviation industry.   Mr. Chan’s  customer focused marketing strategy has led many corporations to consistently meet and exceed growth goals.  His success at A3T has garnered a 75% plus proposal win ratio.  Mr. Chan possesses over thirty  years of experience supporting all phases of business development and professional services in the federal marketplace. 

Bart Reames, VP IT Services

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As Vice-President of Information Technology Services, Mr. Reames has more than 18 years' of full life cycle program management experience with complex IT Programs in commercial and secured government environments (DOJ, DOT, EPA, FAA, FTC, and SEC). He leads a business unit that provides the full range of technology solutions and services to Government customers at more than 900 facilities. His holistic approach to IT support values inter-connectivity, communication and formal processes to ensure our support teams have insight into the system as a whole, resulting in a 99.995% infrastructure availability. 

Management Team

Rita Hawkins, Sr. Director Civilian Programs

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As Senior Director of Civilian Programs, Ms. Hawkins focuses on innovative solutions that introduce new opportunities and improve systems for A3T customers.  She brings more than 25 years’ experience in program management, government consulting, program development and execution, and business operations, both in private industry and government agencies.  In her previous role as Director of Enterprise Application Development for ASRC Federal, she managed numerous government (FAA, EPA, US Forest Service, USDA NRCS, NRC) and commercial contracts providing technical personnel who delivered a full range of engineering and IT services to clients across the US.

David Zerfas, Account Manager Engineering Services

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 As Lead for Engineering Services, Mr. Zerfas has over 20 years' of aviation and project management experience solving Air Traffic Management and Systems Engineering challenges for the FAA. He leads a group focused on achieving the FAA’s NextGen vision through concept maturation, program and portfolio management, legacy system modernization and acquisition management. As a Naval Aviator and US Naval Academy graduate, Mr. Zerfas brings a unique perspective to the engineering challenges of air traffic modernization.

Tyron Moore, Account Manager Financial / Enterprise Applications

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As Account Manager of Financial and Enterprise Applications, Mr. Moore has over 20 years' of experience in program and financial management spanning across the areas of aviation, business, and construction. He leads a business unit that provides planning, budget, and execution expertise across multiple agencies. His adaptive management approach allows organizations to improve decisions and practices, while adjusting to specific needs and increasing business value.

About Us

 A3 Technology, Inc. was incorporated in 2001 and quickly earned a reputation for technical excellence, performance and reliability. Our success is due to our greatest asset – our people. Their pride in working on a team respected for excellence is reflected in their loyalty. In return, we are committed to meeting their career aspirations and development goals through mentoring and company sponsored education.


Our founder and executive leadership team have 30+ years of experience as government contractors. They bring comprehensive expertise in capturing and delivering contracts. A3T’s clients are our best advertisement. Every contract has been performed on time, within budget and to customer satisfaction. Our success is no accident, because we have the right people for the job. Our depth of knowledge and experience allows us to understand the all-important implications of projects. We use this knowledge to assemble the ideal team. Our clients are confident that every aspect of planning and implementation is anchored in strong knowledge of current and emerging technologies. 

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