Focus Groups

Below is a list of our Focus Groups; click the blue colored links to go the Focus Groups that have provided content to this website.


  • Drive Across America
  • American Farmers Network


  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Agriculture/Food Tech/Bio
  • Defense
  • Economic Development
  • Energy/Environment
  • Health Care
  • HLS/Cyber/Public Safety
  • International
  • IT/Communications
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Nanontech/Materials/Composites
  • Space Technology
  • STEM Education/Workforce Development
  • Transportation/Infrastructure
  • Veterans Affairs

Focus Group Chairs

Focus GroupsChairs / Deputies StateEmailPhone Number
Advanced ManufacturingDr. Michael GaliazzoMD[email protected]410-404-7779
Agr / Food Tech / BioTechKimberly TanamiNY[email protected]718-207-4554
David WebsterPA[email protected]610-825-7800
DefenseWilliam Leach, Naval Air Sys. CommandNJ[email protected] 732-323-1184
Economic DevelopmentRobert Mazzuca, Arkk EnterprisesNJ[email protected] 856-669-4382
Energy/EnvironmentRobert Carullo, SMARTNJ[email protected]609-304-2904
Health CareDebbie Burrell, Burrell Intern’l GroupMD[email protected]301-401-9490
HLS/CyberRobert Hanley, Sabre SystemsMD[email protected]204-237-4652
Sam Waltz, Sam Waltz & AssocDE[email protected]302-777-7774
InternationalGeorge Kearns, C-MCCPA[email protected]om610-960-5511
Chief M. Bradley IV, Dairamontcy of AfricaPA[email protected]267-506-6543
Carla Sydney Stone, WTC DEDE[email protected]302-366-7552
Kerry Moody, Worldwide Africa SolutionsDC[email protected]202-468-7081
David Webster, Webster InternationalPA[email protected]215-353-1061
Raffaele CiminaIT[email protected](+39) 392-603-5741
IT/CommunicationsMary Pat Kessler, Sabre On PointPA[email protected]215-957-5222
Modeling & SimulationJohn Lacontora, Drexel UNJ[email protected]215-895-1752
Nano/Mat’l/CompositesJohn GillespieDE[email protected]302-831-4941
Space TechnologiesRobert CarulloNJ[email protected]609-304-2904
STEM Educ/WorkforceAnthony Fowler, Real World Design Chall.MD[email protected]415-246-3794
Joan Michel, Profile PartnersMD[email protected]410-652-4456
TransportationPaul Labow, ePortationPA[email protected]215-627-2651
Ivan Caplan, MTAMD[email protected]410-991-6485
Veterans AffairsNick Callazzo, Victory VillageDE[email protected]610-580-6425
Mike Ferraro, Bridging the GapNJ[email protected]732-675-2843
Byron Roth, NAVSEA PhilaPA[email protected]610-909-1423
Debbie Burrell, Burrell Intern’l GroupMD[email protected]301-401-9490