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Tim Wong - CEOTim Wong

As president and chief executive officer of Arcata Associates, Inc., Tim is responsible for the strategic direction and operational excellence of the Nevada-based aerospace/defense company. Tim joined the company in 1984 and took over as president in 1993. The company has garnered numerous awards during Tim’s tenure including twice as NASA’s Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year; twice as NASA’s Small Business Subcontractor of the Year; and three times as the Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency’s, James S. Cogswell Award winner. Tim believes in giving back to the community and currently serves in a leadership position with the City of Las Vegas – Clark County Library District; Asian Community Development Council; and the Cox Communications Advisory Board.

 

Nancy Wong - Executive Vice PresidentNancy Wong

As Corporate Secretary, Nancy Wong oversees corporate administrative compliance. She joined Arcata in 1992 after working in China for the State University of New York – Buffalo and in Hawaii for a savings and loan.

 

Anthony Ng - Executive Vice PresidentAnthony Ng

As the Executive Vice President, Contracts, Anthony Ng manages all contractual and subcontractual relationships for the company. In addition, he provides corporate oversight to specific programs and heads up various business development activities. He was the Vice President of Operations of ATA, an $80 Million government contracting firm and ran his own successful 8(a) company prior to joining Arcata.

 

Ralph Decker, PMP - Vice PresidentRalph Decker

Ralph Decker, PMP, is the Vice President, J-Tech Program. He oversees the entire operations of Annex 2 (Nevada Test and Training Range) and a portion of Annex 4 (Electronic Combat Range, China Lake) for JT3 as part of the Joint Technical Range Services (J-Tech) contract. After serving in the US Air Force, Ralph began his career at Arcata in 1986. Ralph has held a number of management positions at Arcata including Director of Operations and Program Manager. Ralph is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a member of the Association of Old Crows. 

 

Robert Duncan - Director of FinanceRobert Duncan

As the Director of Finance, Bob is responsible for the company’s Finance and Accounting operations. He brings over 30 years of government contracts, finance, and accounting experience to the company. Prior to joining Arcata, Bob was the Principle Finance and Accounting Manager for PAE and Business Manager for Delco Electronics a subsidiary of GM/Hughes.

 

Chris Higgins - Human Resources ManagerChris Higgins

Chris Higgins, Human Resources Manager, is responsible for strategic staffing, compensation, benefits, training and development, and labor relations across the company.  She brings over 20 years of human resources and operations experience to Arcata.  Prior to joining Arcata, she spent six years with NV Energy and eleven years with MGM Resorts International.  Chris has a BS in Hotel Administration and an MBA from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  She is also certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources from the Human Resources Certification Institute.  Chris is a graduate of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce – Leadership Las Vegas Program and has been a Board Member for Habitat for Humanity and Goodwill of Southern Nevada.