Our Team

Andy GignilliatPresidentAndy is a retired US Army Officer with nearly 27 years of Army Aviation leadership, maintenance, and program management experience across conventional and special operations aviation. Upon retirement, Andy joined industry to lead aviation program management, business development, and multidisciplinary teams across the commercial sector.
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.

Kim GargisDirector of Finance Operations
Ron HusaDirector of Quality Operations
Duncan BradyDirector of Safety Operations