Kathy Boe, Founder and CEO
Kathy Boe has more than 25 years of engineering and information technology experience supporting the Department of Defense. She founded Boecore in December of 2000, growing the company to more than 200 employees today.
Kathy received the Business Leader of the Year from the Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce in 2013 and was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year in Colorado Springs in 2009.
Kathy currently serves as an executive trustee for the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance and was appointed by the City Council and Mayor as a founding board member for the Colorado Springs Health Foundation. She is an active community volunteer and contributor to many local and national charities. Kathy holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from Pepperdine University.
Tom Dickson, President
Tom Dickson has extensive experience leading multi-million dollar development programs in both the commercial and government sectors. He has built and managed large-scale software systems for space defense, missile defense and telecommunications. Tom’s Systems Engineering and Architecture experience for command and control systems, radar systems and telecommunication systems provides a unique ability to understand customer’s requirements and to bring the right people and technology together to meet challenges. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from the University of Texas at El Paso and has additional training in systems and software engineering, leadership and space operations.
Scott Boe, Chief Development Officer
Scott Boe has an extensive background in engineering management and proposal development. Scott’s positions have included: Vice President of National Operations for COMSYS Technical Services, a large national technical services and solutions provider; Management Consultant for Gemini Management Consulting where he provided executive-level consulting in the areas of operational efficiency and supply-chain management; and Engineering Manager for Hughes Aircraft Company, a top defense contractor. Since Boecore’s inception, Scott has performed a wide range of roles including his current positions of Chief Development Officer, Board of Director and Corporate Secretary. Scott received his Master’s Degree in Systems Management from the University of Denver and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of North Dakota.
Gary Kerkow, Chief Operating Officer
Gary Kerkow has over 28 years’ experience leading engineering and program-management organizations for large-scale multi-national information technology programs in the telecommunications and aerospace industries. Gary previously held positions as Director of Systems Engineering, Director of Program Management and Director of Solutions Architecture at Verizon telecommunications. He started his engineering career in 1984 with Ford Aerospace, working on the Space Defense Operations Center. During his 10 years at Ford Aerospace, he held multiple engineering and management positions. Gary received his Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Colorado Technical University and his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Colorado Technical College. He has additional management training from the University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School.
Kurt Ulrich, Senior Vice President of Technology Delivery
Kurt Ulrich has over 25 years’ experience leading technology services and business operations organizations for multi-billion dollar companies and start-up companies in the telecommunications, financial services, managed services and aerospace industries. Kurt began his career as a software engineer on a major space-systems development effort. Later, as a systems engineer, he led the design of satellite tracking and maintenance capabilities. Kurt has also held senior leadership roles within the technical operations, program management and business operations areas, where he led organizations responsible for major enterprise business initiatives, such as managed services-product launches, realignment and consolidation of multiple-tier 3 and 4 data centers and large proposal efforts for state agencies, the U.S. Treasury Department and the Missile Defense Agency. Kurt received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Mathematics from Colorado State University and has extensive executive leadership training through the Institute for Career Advancement.