Our Team

Scott JacobsenPresidentMr. Jacobsen has a long history of Army Aviation experience. He retired from the US Army in 2005 after 20 years of service. His career spanned both operations and acquisition assignments including Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, Company Commander, Assistant Product Manager. Post retirement, served as Director, Army Rotary Wing and Site leader. In 2019, Scott was named President of YIS.
Tim SmithGeneral ManagerMr. Smith, a 34 year veteran in the defense industry, joined Yulista in August 2016 and was named General Manager for YIS in 2018. He also serves as GM for Defense Systems and Solutions (DSS), a Joint Venture company between YIS and Science and Engineering Services, LLC (SES). Tim ensures on-time delivery for all YIS programs while managing a lean workforce and enforcing cost control.