prosecutors, law enforcement, border and immigration officers at US International Law Enforcement Academies; and served as an independent consultant to corporations developing both national and international border and document control mechanisms.
Mr. Puleo retired from US government as a senior executive. During his government tenure he held several key positions in the Department of State for the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, and in the Department of Justice Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). During his tenure at INS Mr. Puleo held the positions of Executive Associate Commissioner-Programs and Operations, where he directed policy and operations for all domestic programs; Associate Commissioner-Examinations, where he directed the benefits and inspection programs; and Assistant Commissioner-Adjudications, as the director of the benefits program.
CEO- James Puleo
Mr. Puleo has held the position of Chief Executive Office since March 2003 when he led GTM participation in the capture of Department of Homeland Security US-VISIT opportunity on Accenture's Smart Border Alliance team. In addition, he developed Border Management Analysis process for the Organization of American States Counter-Terrorism office and conducted country analyses of Caribbean countries' border control systems; developed and instructed foreign judges,
Terrance (Terry) O'Reilly
Mr. O'Reilly has held the position of Senior Executive with GTM since retiring from federal service in 2005. He held several key positions during his tenure with the U.S. Government, retiring from USCIS as the Executive Director of Field Operations. In this position, Mr. O'Reilly directed the operations of three Regional Offices, 33 Districts Offices, 50 Sub-offices, 133 Application Support Centers, and the National Benefits Center. He had direct oversight of the day-to-day operations of over 6,000 employees and managed approximately one third of the multi-billion dollar USCIS budget.
Mr. O'Reilly held several key Senior Executive positions at both USCIS and INS in addition to being the Director of Field Operations. He also headed the Administrative Appeals Office and service as the Deputy Assistant Commissioner and Assistant Commissioner, Legalization Program. In that capacity he oversaw the implementation of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 which led to the procession of nearly 4 million applications.
Lawrence (Larry) Weinig
Lawrence J. (Larry) Weinig is a retired senior manager of the former Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). His career in the field of immigration spans nearly 40 years, including more than 32 years of government service. Specializing in U.S. immigration laws and regulations, principally relating to the administration of immigration benefits, Mr. Weinig continues to be active in the field providing technical expertise to both government and private sector organizations.
During his career at INS, Mr. Weinig managed several major programs in the INS Headquarters, heading the Adjudications Division and the Administrative Appeals Office. In addition, Mr. Weinig served as the project manager for implementation of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, responsible for drafting major regulations governing the arrest and processing of illegal aliens under the revised Immigration and Nationality Act. Mr. Weinig also headed a project within INS to organize, catalog and revise internal policies and procedures for all INS operating components.
In the years since his retirement from government service, Mr. Weinig remains engaged as a consultant to a variety of national and international public and private sector organizations seeking specialized knowledge of immigration laws, and policies.
Gregory (Greg) Smith
Mr. Smith entered the Federal Civil Service in 1982 with the Office of Refugee Resettlement in the Department of Health and Human Services, where he was responsible for discretionary program development and evaluation. He served for a year as Acting Chief of the Legislation & Immigration Planning Unit of the Community Relations Service, US Department of Justice. In 1985 he joined the Immigration & Naturalization Service, US Department of Justice as INS' first policy analyst for refugee and asylum affairs. From June 1986 until July 1987 he served as Executive Assistant to the Deputy Commissioner of INS. He continued with INS and its successor Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in a variety of field operations management and field and HQ executive level positions:
After serving in various INS and USCIS overseas posts in Manila, Mexico City and Rome, Mr. Smith entered on duty as USCIS Eastern Regional Director in August 2004. In 2006 he was selected into the Senior Executive Service and in May 2007, began service as the Associate Director of USCIS and Chief of the National Security and Records Verification Directorate. He retired from that position in January 2010.
Bill Dooley is a senior IT process engineer with experience with multiple software development paradigms. He possesses extensive experience in the disciplines of software testing, configuration management, document management, and data mining/scrubbing. He has excellent communication skills and has led projects of varying sizes to successful completion. He understands the challenges of government IT, and the dedication needed to deliver IT processes that enable an agency mission.
As a member of the GTM team at US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), he provides background knowledge and agency expertise with respect to Agile training, software testing, and COTS implementations. He plays a key role in the molding of Agile software development concepts to work at the agency. His experience with immigration-related systems across DHS allows him to help USCIS provide IT systems that enable users to accomplish the mission.
President- Richard Norton
Upon leaving INS Rick became Managing Director at the Air Transport Association, leading the design and implementation of automated passenger check-in, screening and inspection programs in behalf of the airline industry; directing industry research on anti-fraud and anti-counterfeiting technologies; and helping to reinvent customer services by using biometrics to automate check-in, boarding, and border clearance process for international travelers. As the airline industry expert on international travel standards and anti-fraud programs he worked closely with top U.S. Executive Branch staff, including senior officials from the Justice, Treasury, Transportation, Commerce and Agriculture Departments and the Executive Office of the President to develop regulatory, operational and automation programs designed to accurately identify and speed up the movement of travelers.
Since establishing GTM Mr. Norton is widely known as the co-founder of the International Biometric Industry Association (now known as the International Biometrics & Identification Association), a nonprofit dedicated to promoting the interests of the community of biometric manufacturers. He has played a key role in developing national identification technologies and travel management strategies for governments in the USA, United Kingdom, Argentina, Uruguay, Canada, Hong Kong, the Philippines, and other governments in Asia-Pacific, Central America, and Europe. He also has extensive experience working with international groups such as the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and served on the board of the IATA Simplifying Passenger Travel initiative for nine years.
Mr. Norton founded GTM in 1994. In nineteen years GTM has grown to a staff of over seventy employees and consultants. Rick's first career was with the Immigration & Naturalization Service, rising to the position of Associate Commissioner for Examinations. In that capacity he formed and directed policy and designed strategic plans for key operational programs of this major federal agency, and was the executive directly responsible for a $350 million budget and over 5500 employees.