Senior Leadership

Kyle Loudermilk

Kyle Loudermilk

President and Chief Executive Officer

Kyle Loudermilk is the CEO and President of GSE Systems and also serves as a member of the company’s Board of Directors. He is a technology executive whose 25 year career has focused on growing technology companies through organic growth, geographic expansion and M&A, creating significant shareholder value along the way.

Emmett Pepe

Emmett Pepe

Chief Financial Officer

Emmett Pepe is GSE Systems’ Chief Financial Officer. He brings to GSE 30 years of experience in finance management across a variety of business sectors with a focus on the software and telecommunications industries. Mr. Pepe specializes in financial reporting, international accounting operations, systems integration, internal controls and process improvements.

Dr. Bahram Meyssami

Dr. Bahram Meyssami

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Meyssami brings to GSE more than 25 years of experience in complex enterprise-level software development and delivery for engineering, education and analytics. He has held multiple technology leadership roles in several organizations developing state-of-the-art software technology and growing effective technology teams focused on delivery of customer-aligned value.

Dan Pugh

Dan Pugh

Chief Legal and Risk Officer

Dan Pugh is the Chief Legal & Risk Officer and Corporate Secretary for GSE Systems. He is a business attorney with more than 25 years of experience working with technology-enabled software and service companies. Mr. Pugh’s core areas of expertise are business operations and strategy, GRC (governance, risk, and compliance), corporate transactions, securities, licensing software and protecting intellectual property, negotiating contracts, developing and commercializing technology, and creating best in class corporate practices.

Gill Grady

Gill Grady

Senior Vice President - Corporate Business Development

Gill Grady is the Senior Vice President of Corporate Business Development and Acquisition Integration with GSE Systems. He has been with GSE and its predecessor, The Singer Company, for 35 years, serving in leadership roles such as SVP of Marketing and Business Development, SVP of the Strategic Business Unit, and VP of GSE Process Solutions. Mr. Grady holds a B.S. in marketing from Virginia Tech.

Ravi Khanna

Ravi Khanna

Senior Vice President - Professional Services

Ravi Khanna is the Senior Vice President of Professional Services. He brings over 18 years of complex software architecture and delivery practices from Defense, Satellite Telecommunications, and Digital Services Consulting to GSE. Prior to GSE, he held leadership positions in the Technical Architecture practice at Accenture LLP as well as ViaSat, Inc.

Paul Abbott

Paul Abbott

President - GSE Hyperspring / GSE Absolute

As the President of GSE subsidiaries Hyperspring and Absolute, Paul is in charge of the company’s Nuclear Industry Consulting & Training group. He has been a principal of Hyperspring helping grow that business since 2007. Prior to joining Hyperspring, he was a senior reactor operator at two different US nuclear facilities and served in the US Navy. He earned his B.S. in Nuclear Engineering Technology from Excelsior College.

Don Horn

Don Horn

President - GSE TrueNorth

Donald Horn, P.E. is President of GSE TrueNorth. Don applies his twenty-five years of energy industry related experience, both domestic and abroad, encompassing a wide spectrum of managerial and engineering responsibilities. Don holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, BSEE, from Colorado State University, and is a registered Professional Engineer.

Greg Hiepas

Greg Hiepas

President - GSE DP Engineering

Gregory Hietpas, BSCE, PE, is President of GSE DP. He received a Bachelor of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1984 and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Wisconsin. Mr. Hietpas has attended management training sponsored by the University of Virginia – Darden School of Business, as well as training at the Harvard Business School.