Leadership

Daniel W. Nagala, GICSP, CEH

President & CEO

Mr. Nagala is President and Chief Executive Officer of UTSI International, and is one of its original founders. Mr. Nagala’s responsibilities include general corporate management functions, as well as active participation in a wide range of control system, leak detection and cyber security consulting projects.

Prior to founding UTSI in 1985, Mr. Nagala was the Director of Software Research and Development at Control Applications, Inc. (now part of Schneider Electric). Over the past forty (40) years, Mr. Nagala has acted as consultant, project manager and technical leader on numerous large and small pipeline control system projects worldwide. His expertise includes liquid and gas pipeline SCADA systems, real-time data communication systems, control system and network architecture, cyber security and advanced pipeline application technology, including real-time modeling and leak detection.

Mr. Nagala has been responsible for the design, technical specification and execution of numerous control system projects, application software projects and product development efforts. He holds an engineering-based Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science (1976) from Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, and also holds both Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certifications.

David L. Rossmann, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President & CFO

Mr. Rossmann is UTSI’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Rossmann’s responsibilities include the management and execution of all of the company’s administrative and financial business.  Mr. Rossmann also serves as a technical advisor to the company’s professional staff as required.

Prior to joining UTSI in May 1990, Mr. Rossmann was President of GeoControl Systems, Inc. in Houston, Texas. He has more than twenty-six (26) years of experience in the real-time control system industry and an additional five (5) years of experience in scientific programming and computer system management. Mr. Rossmann holds a Ph.D. (1978) in Anthropology and Human Genetics and an M.A. (1970) in Anthropology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. His undergraduate studies were at St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, where he earned an A.B. magna cum laude (1969) in Anthropology.

Duane P. Clementson

Vice President, Operations

Mr. Clementson is UTSI’s Vice President of Operations and has been with UTSI since July 1997. Mr. Clementson’s responsibilities include the management and execution of all of the company’s consulting, programming and support services.

He has more than thirty-six (36) years of experience implementing and supporting high-performance software systems for the SCADA and telecommunications industries. Mr. Clementson holds an M.B.A. (1981) from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota. His undergraduate studies were at St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, where he earned a B.A. (1976) in Mathematics.