VSE Corporation was established in 1959 with a mission to provide engineering and technical support services to reduce the cost and improve the reliability of DoD systems and equipment. Originally incorporated as Value Engineering Company, VSE has evolved to serve our customer's asset, systems improvement, and sustainment needs. VSE has three wholly-owned subsidiaries: Energetics Incorporated, Akimeka LLC, and Wheeler Bros., Inc.
Today, VSE is a broadly diversified company focused on creating, sustaining, and improving the systems, equipment, and processes of our customers through core competencies in supply chain management, legacy systems sustainment, maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO), obsolescence management, prototyping, reverse engineering, technology insertion, foreign military sales, management consulting, and process improvement.
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Mr. Gauthier was appointed Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Operating Officer of VSE Corporation in April of 2008 and was appointed to the Board of Directors in February of 2009. Mr. Gauthier worked for VSE from October 1997 through February 1999 as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer and as our Director of Strategic Planning and Business Development before joining the Nichols Research Corporation Navy Group as its President. With the acquisition of Nichols Research Corporation by Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) in 1999, Mr. Gauthier served as Vice President of CSC’s Advanced Marine Center. His most recent assignment with CSC was Vice President and General Manager of CSC’s Navy and Marine Corps Business Unit.
Mr. Gauthier earned a Bachelor of Science degree at the U.S. Naval Academy in 1969. He received a Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering in 1976 from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA. He is a graduate of the Defense Acquisition University’s Defense Systems Management College (1988) and of the Advanced Executive Program (1993) and the International Marketing Program (1994) offered by the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.