Red Gate is pleased to announce that Kevin Lutz has joined its executive team as Chief Operating Officer (COO). In his new position, Mr. Lutz will engage in operational leadership across the company and provide strategic vision to ensure that Red Gate delivers consistent, outstanding services to customers while achieving its own financial goals.
“We are very proud to have Kevin on the team,” says T.J. Iak, president of Red Gate. “Kevin brings tremendous leadership, knowledge, and character that will enable us to raise our game for our current contracts as well as grow into exciting new areas of support.”
Mr. Lutz is a highly-respected expert in explosive ordnance disposal, counter-improvised explosive device and insurgency operations, combating weapons of mass destruction, and weapons technical intelligence. He was inducted into the U.S. Army Ordnance Hall of Fame in 2015.
His expertise comes from over 35 years of corporate and military leadership experience. Mr. Lutz retired as a Colonel from the U.S. Army, where his accomplishments included:
Before joining Red Gate, Mr. Lutz was president of A-T Solutions’ Defense Group. Through his strategic leadership, in four years’ time he transformed the business from a $30 million client base into a $130+ million government business, ultimately facilitating the company’s acquisition. He also brings over 20 years of complex project management experience to his new role.
“I am excited to be joining such a mature and professionally operating company. Red Gate’s culture, business focus, and commitment to its clients is a perfect fit to leverage my military and corporate executive experiences,” Lutz says. “I look forward to assisting the Red Gate team in achieving its strategic objectives and enhancing its reputation as a company.”
Mr. Lutz holds a Bachelor of Science in police administration and pre-law from Michigan State University, a Master of Science degree in logistics management from the Florida Institute of Technology, and a Master of Science degree in defense and strategic studies from the United States Marine Corps University.
Red Gate provides critical strategic analysis and operational support to the federal government, strategically developing scalable solutions for various federal agencies with expert professional services assistance and emerging technology. Learn more at www.redgategrp.com.