Innovative Leaders Focused on Excellence
DTS leadership has diverse experience spanning nearly 40 years in the public and private sectors, playing key roles in highly visible and complex projects. Our hands-on involvement in every project — backed by our deep subject matter expertise, experience, and leadership and training abilities — brings great benefits to our clients.
Edward Tuorinsky – Managing Principal
Edward Tuorinsky, a Service-Disabled Veteran, brings nearly two decades of experience to DTS in areas of leadership, management consulting and information technology services. Prior to founding the company, Mr. Tuorinsky was a Captain and logistics officer in the U. S. Army, serving at various locations nationally and abroad, including Korea, Germany and Kosovo. For ten years, he also headed the professional services divisions of two federal government consulting firms, managing a $20 million project portfolio, with billions of program dollars at stake. Prior to that, Mr. Tuorinsky worked for L-3 Communications, where he provided project management and consulting expertise for the development of several federal government logistical systems.
Mr. Tuorinsky is best known among his clients and colleagues for his indispensable leadership and vision as well as his integrity. He holds a Bachelor of Science in biology from the College of William and Mary and a Project Management Professional certification. Additionally, he is trained in CMMI methodologies.
Melissa Ho – Director
Melissa Ho brings 16 years’ experience to her position as Director of Professional Services at DTS. Ms. Ho has considerable expertise in business process management, governance and training, and she has worked with a wide variety of federal government agencies across the civilian and defense sectors. Prior to joining DTS, she spent nine years managing several small government consulting projects, where she focused largely on business process reengineering and training/instructional design projects, with extensive work in areas of federal contracting, acquisitions and finance. Previously, Ms. Ho was a training coordinator for American Management Systems.
She holds a Masters of Education in adult education from George Mason University and a Bachelors of Arts in English literature from the University of Virginia. Additionally, she is acertified Project Management Professional and trained in CMMI methodologies.