Scott Allen,
President and CEO
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Founder and President of Wisdom Tree Technologies since inception of the company in 2007. Prior to that he served as Principal Advisor and Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense Intelligence - USD(I), Pentagon, on Threat Finance (TF).  As the TF Portfolio manager at USD(I), the CEO to the Director of Intelligence Technology; Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Resources and Technology. He was responsible for the formulation, creation, and execution of the Department's TF mission set as it pertains to intelligence and operationalizing intelligence-related issues. The CEO authored the first USD(I) TF Intelligence Policy Memo to the Defense Department's Intelligence Agencies/Directors, co-authored the original Department of Defense (DoD) comprehensive policy on TF, and co-authored the DoD training program for TF.

The CEO has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Kentucky, an MBA from Hawaii Pacific University, and is completing his PhD. Dissertation in Community Leadership and Education from Murray State University (MSU).

Served honorably and retired after twenty years of service as a Lt Col from the United States Air Force.

Cindy Knooihuizen,

The CFO is an Accounting Professional with Finance and Accounting experience. Expertise in preparing financial statements, monitoring daily cash transactions, accounts receivable/payable ledgers and recording all financial activity from a small business to a large international corporation with 11,000+ employees. Manage and price contract proposals, DCAA accounting policies & procedures, regulations for certification. Exceptional time management and organizational skills contributed to internal control optimization.

The CFO has earned numerous financial related certificates from Fred Pryor online learning. Additionally, attended the Buffalo Vocational Technical Center garnering the Academic Excellence in Computerized Accounting Award. The CFO is also certified in tax preparation.

When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband
of over 30 years, working on a project around their home or planning their next vacation to visit their 3 wonderful daughters and 3 precious granddaughters.

Scott Staggs,
Director of Corporate Security

The SSO has proven skills in Program and Security Management, Team Leadership, Process Improvement, Physical and Industrial Security and Communications. Managed more than 90 personnel in administrative support positions geolocated across the entire U.S. Achieved commendable results on every national agency security inspection.

The SSO has earned a Bachelor of Criminal Justice from Bethel University College of Public Service, and is pursuing a Master of Criminal Justice from Bethel University College of Professional Studies. Retired with over 22 years’ experience in various Military Intelligence disciplines from the U.S.


Michael Ruiz,
Director of Human Resources
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Michael Ruiz (Mike) is a Human Resources Representative at Wisdom Tree Technologies, LLC.  He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from Mid-Continent University and graduated with his Master of Science Degree in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) from Mid-Continent University as well.  Additionally, he is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Mike joined the team at Wisdom Tree Technologies in September of 2018. His areas of expertise include: planning, developing, and directing the administration of all HR functions. His desire is to provide HR solutions for the company to ensure that the organization is able to achieve success through its people. Prior to working in HR Mike honorably served for 20 years in the United States Air Force. He is married; enjoys spending time with family, friends, kayak fishing and traveling.

Fred Love,
Senior Business
and Proposal Writer

Fred Love is a retired Army officer with extensive experience in capturing and leading programs for large and small businesses. He identifies business opportunities, builds and maintain successful relationships with prospects and existing clients, collaborates with executives on business strategy to determine objectives, evaluates current business performance and maximizes business reach and  potential.

He also led a large acquisition program for Joint Chiefs of Staff that fielded necessary equipment to worldwide troops. Fred is Wisdom Tree Technologies' Senior Business Development and Proposal Writer as well as is a conduit for WTT business pursuits. 

He holds a Bachelor's degree from Missouri State and a Master's degree from Webster University.

Allen Reeves,
Business Development

Allen Reeves serves as Business Development Associate and Executive Assistant for WTT. He identifies business opportunities, builds and maintain successful relationships with prospects and existing clients, collaborates with executives on business strategy to determine objectives, evaluates current business performance and maximizes business reach and  potential.   He studied Chemistry at the University of Kentucky and the University of Southern Indiana and is currently continuing his education at Murray State University.  In his spare time he enjoys playing music, reading, and writing.

Aaron Allen,
VP of Operations

The Vice President of Operations plans, directs, coordinates, and oversees operations activities in the organization, ensuring development and implementation of efficient operations and cost-effective systems to meet current and future needs of the organization.

Aaron has earned a Bachelor of Art degree in Korean for Professionals from the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UH Manoa) and is currently completing his MBA at Murray State University (MSU).

He is currently in the United States Air Force Reserves as a 2nd Lieutenant

Hayden Smith,
Administrative Assistant

Hayden Smith is the Administrative Assistant for Wisdom Tree Technologies.  He is a recent graduate of Murray State University with a Bachelors of Science In Business Administration.