Metis welcomes James (Jim) Theiss to our senior management team. Jim received a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Embry-Riddle University in 1993 and a M.A. in Military Operational Art. He is currently the Space Division Manager for Metis Technology Solution Inc. located in Albuquerque New Mexico, providing day-to-day management of 30 Metis personnel on five contracts supporting NASA JPL, Ames and Goddard Research Centers, Air Force Material Command KC-46 Aerial Refueling Tanker, and Air Force Space Command Space and Missile Systems Center’s Advanced Directorate Multi-Mission Operations Center. Mr. Theiss retired from the United States Air Force in 2016 after completing a 23-year career focused on Developmental Engineering and Acquisition Management. His assignments included aircraft and weapon flight testing, engineering management spanning legacy missile systems to technology development of advanced space technologies, US Strategic Command Global Strike requirements development, Air Force-level Inspector General and Air Force Research Lab division management.