Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Craig is the founder of our company and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairwoman since 2014. Ms. Craig is also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Craig Technical Consulting, Inc., an engineering and technology company since 1999. Ms. Craig graduated from Knox College with a BA in Computer Science and a BS in Computer Science Engineering from University of Illinois. She also has a MS degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Systems Engineering at the Florida Institute of Technology. Carol is a former P-3 Orion Naval Flight Officer and one of the first women eligible to fly in combat. She has served on over 30 boards that include educational, aerospace and defense industry and non-profit organizations.
Chief Financial Officer
Teresa Burchfield brings over 30 years of finance and accounting experience to her new role as Chief Financial Officer at Sidus Space, Inc. She has worked in multiple industries, to include consumer products, retail, direct to consumer, technology, and oil & gas, and she has over 12 years of experience as a Chief Financial Officer.
Ms. Burchfield has worked in both early stage and large corporate environments. She was with Tupperware, a $1.8 billion publicly traded company, for 19 years where she served in a number of financial management roles. While with Tupperware she was the VP and Chief Financial Officer for the US & Canada business unit, VP and Group Chief Financial Officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa and the VP of Investor Relations. Accordingly, she has extensive accounting, financial planning, and investor relations experience. In addition, during her time at Tupperware Ms. Burchfield was also Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at BeautiControl, which was a wholly owned subsidiary of Tupperware.
During her career Teresa has also managed numerous aspects of business operations. These include business development, I.T. and marketing operations, and as a result she is experienced in product forecasting, purchasing and distribution analytics. Teresa also has over 15 years of experience working in manufacturing environments, providing a strong background in costing and operational efficiencies.
Ms. Burchfield holds a B.S. Degree in Accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma, and she is a CPA in the state of Oklahoma.
Chief Technology Officer and Director
Mr. Adams has served as our Chief Technology Officer since September 2021 and has agreed to become a director upon consummation of this offering. Since June 2015, Mr. Adams has worked for Lockheed Martin, most recently focused on strategic research and development in Lockheed Martin’s Autonomous Systems Group and supported Lockheed Martin’s business areas and mission and fire control (MFC) lines of business programs developing autonomous systems technology in multiple domains (air, land, sea, and space). He joined Lockheed Martin after a distinguished career NASA and Boeing. Mr. Adams’ final assignment at NASA was serving as the Associate Division Chief of NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) Software, Robotics, and Simulation, Engineering Division.
Chief Sales and Revenue Officer
Mr. Schaafsma brings nearly 30 years of technology sales experience with industry leaders that include AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Alcatel-Lucent, and Nokia. Following a 16-year tenure at Nokia, Schaafsma founded Structure Inspection and Consulting (SIC), a drone-based service for clients in the environmental engineering and construction management sectors. Schaafsma holds a B.S. and MBA from Auburn University as well as a certification as a Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma from Villanova University.