Mr. Gundersen is the Vice President and General Manager of the GST West Virginia Division located in Fairmont, West Virginia. Mr. Gundersen responsibilities include the management of the daily operation of the division and the staff working on location in Charleston, West Virginia.
Mr. Gundersen has been supporting the NASA, NOAA, and FAA communities in various capacities for 37 years.
Mr. Gundersen was born and raised in New York but lived much of his adult life in the Washington, DC area. He attended Taylor University in Upland, Indiana where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Computer Science. He then spent most of the next 37 years in the Greenbelt, Maryland area working for government contractors CSC, SASC, GE, and CTA. He joined Global Science & Technology, Inc. in 1998 as Program Manager, until being named Director of Technical programs in 2002.
Since coming to GST, Mr. Gundersen has had program management responsibility for a wide variety of programs including GST’s Space Data Communication group, GST’s Space Engineering System Data Analysis contract, and GST’s ECHO Development and Maintenance group.
Mr. Gundersen is a proud member of the West Virginia community where he typically volunteers his time to a handful of charitable organizations.