Vice President, Business Development
Mr. McHugh directs STC’s work at NASA Langley Research Center, where he provides oversight for STC on the EMCHFSS-II, LSATS, and TEAMS-II contracts. Prior to joining STC, Mr. McHugh was Chief of Operations at GATS in Newport News, VA, where he maintained oversight of the company’s multiple support contracts and assisted in commercializing new technologies. Prior to his management roles, Mr. McHugh worked as a senior scientist supporting NASA’s HALOE, SABER and SOFIE satellite instruments, as well as the International ACE/SciSat mission. Mr. McHugh was the architect and lead programmer for the commercial website spectralcalc.com, an atmospheric radiative transfer tool used by scientists around the world. Before coming to the NASA community, he was a Research Physicist at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington DC where he developed next-generation infrared satellite instruments and atmospheric propagation codes. Mr. McHugh has an extensive research publication list, an MS in Physics from Wake Forest University (1983) and has been honored with a number of NASA and Navy service, patent, and research publication awards.
Jeffrey D. Jordan, Ph.D.
Senior Director, NASA Business Operations
Dr. Jeff Jordan directs STC’s NASA operations and business development activities with examples including the prime AEMMS contract at the NASA Ames Research Center and subcontract on the ETSS contract at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center. Prior to joining STC in January of 2020, Dr. Jordan led business development activities in the civil sector for ASRC Federal (2015 – 2019) after serving in Chief Operating and Chief Strategy Officer roles for AMA (2010 – 2015), which included leading business development efforts and serving as program manager (PM) on the TEAMS 3 contract at the NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC). Dr. Jordan was the TEAMS 2 PM for ATK (2008 – 2010), VP Technology for a nanotechnology start-up company, NanoDynamics (2006 – 2008), and Manager of the Semiconductor Electronics Materials Group at Praxair (2005 – 2006). Dr. Jordan held multiple leadership roles as a civil servant at NASA LaRC (1999 – 2005) including Team Lead of the Advanced Chemistry Group, Project Manager in the Vehicle Systems Program, and Assistant Branch Head. Dr. Jordan began his career at ISSI as Senior Scientist and PM leading multiple NASA SBIR/STTR programs and the commercialization of the resulting technologies. Dr. Jordan received a Ph.D. degree in Analytical Chemistry (1997) and B.S. degree in Chemistry (1993) from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Jordan authored over 30 peer-reviewed papers, 17 patents, and presented more than 70 scientific presentations at national and international conferences.