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Dr. Scott R. Allen,
President and CEO
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Dr. Allen is the founder and President of Wisdom Tree Technologies which began operations 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 Chief of the Director of Intelligence Technology; Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Resources and Technology. Dr. Allen 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. Dr. Allen 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.  Dr. Allen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Kentucky, an MBA from Hawaii Pacific University, and a Doctorate in Community Leadership and Education (Public Policy ) from Murray State University (MSU). Dr. Allen served honorably and retired after twenty years of service and several combat deployments from the United States Air Force Reserve.  Dr. Allen is an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and an advocate of Native and Veteran rights.

Cindy Knooihuizen,
Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Knooihuizen is an Accounting Professional with prolific Finance and Accounting experience. Cindy has prolific experience in preparing financial statements, monitoring daily cash transactions, accounts receivable/payable, ledgers, and recording all financial activity from small business to a large international corporations with 11,000+ employees. Cindy manages price contract proposals, DCAA accounting policies, procedures, and regulations for  for government certifications. Her exceptional time management and organizational skills contributed to internal control optimization on the company's most recent audits. Cindy has earned numerous financial related certificates, attended the Buffalo Vocational Technical Center  - garnering the Academic Excellence in Computerized Accounting Award - and more. Ms. Knooihuizen is also certified in tax preparation.  When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family, working on projects around their home, or planning their next vacation to visit their 3 wonderful daughters and 3 precious granddaughters.

Scott Staggs,
Director of Corporate Security

Mr. Staggs has proven skills in Program and Security Management, Team Leadership, Process Improvement, Physical and Industrial Security and Communications.  Scott has managed more than 90 personnel in administrative support positions geolocated across the entire U.S. and Achieved commendable results on every national agency security inspection undergone by Wisdom Tree.

Mr. Staggs 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. Mr. Staggs retired with over 22 years’ experience in various Military Intelligence disciplines from the U.S.


Allen Reeves,
Chief Operating Officer

Allen Reeves serves as Chief Operating Officer as well as assisting in Business Development for WTT. He handles a majority of day to day operations of the business, including financials, government contacts, and personnel management.  He also assists with the identification of business opportunities, builds and maintain successful relationships with prospects and existing clients, collaborates with other executive staff on business strategy to determine objectives, evaluates current business performance and maximizes business reach and  potential.  Mr. Reeves has a Bachelors in Natural Science with a focus on Organic and Physical Chemistry from Murray State University, as well as previously assisting in chemistry research at both the University of Kentucky and the University of Southern Indiana.  In his spare time he enjoys playing guitar and drums for a local band, reading, and writing.

Tom Jeffery,
Senior Business
and Proposal Writer

Tom Jeffery is Wisdom Tree Technologies' Senior Business Development and Proposal Writer as well as a conduit for WTT business pursuits. Tom is originally from Hendersonville, TN, and now residing in Williamsburg, VA, Tom is a former USAF Aircraft Maintenance Officer supporting A-10, F-111, and F-16 jet fighter aircraft. He was handpicked for a selectively manned command-wide inspection position at Langley AFB, HQ Tactical Air Command (now Air Combat Command).  Tom was recognized for outstanding leadership during Operation Desert Storm and later spent time as a contractor in Kabul and Mezar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, as a leadership advisor training, mentoring, and assessing the entire Afghan Air Force logistics and scheduling system supporting C-130 and C- 208 fixed wing aircraft, as well as Mi-17 and Mi-35 helicopters. Tom has worked for a number of defense contractors including EG&G, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, and Booz-Allen-Hamilton. Tom holds a BS degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, and a MS degree from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA.  Tom is married to the former Winette Sparkman, and they have five grown children. Tom enjoys golf, hunting, fishing, playing guitar, and operating the three steam engine locomotives at the Busch Gardens Williamsburg theme park. 

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