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President, TRACE Systems Inc., McLean, VA
Terry Severson is President and one of the founders of Trace Systems Inc. Trace is a technical professional services firm which provides networking, telecommunications, information technology, and information assurance services to U.S. Department of Defense customers. Severson has 47 years of experience in both military and industry communications/information technology services. Before helping found Trace in 2006, he was Director of Strategic Planning for the Communications Line of Business of DRS Technical Services, an operating element of DRS Technologies, Inc. and for Technical and Management Services Corporation (TAMSCO) for two years before it was acquired by DRS. He served in the USAF and retired in 1992 with the rank of colonel. He earned his BS in electrical engineering from UND and his MS in electrical engineering from the University of Denver. He is a resident graduate of the USAF Air War College.