About Us

Guzman & Griffin Technologies, Inc. has been providing management, policy, and technical support to the public and private sector since 1997.

History & Current Profile

Since 1997, GGTI has provided safety, engineering, and policy support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). GGTI Headquarters is located in New Jersey in close proximity to the William J. Hughes Technical Center (WJHTC), where GGTI supports the FAA Air Traffic Organization (ATO) Office of Independent Safety Assessment (ISA). Much of GGTI’s hands-on operational testing work is performed in support of the Office of ISA.

GGTI has additional office space in Alexandria, VA, in close proximity to the FAA’s Headquarters in Washington D.C., which provides support for the FAA ATO’s Safety Management System (SMS) Office and Performance and Analytics Team. In supporting the SMS Office, GGTI develops policy and reviews technical safety documentation associated with Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) acquisition systems. For the Performance and Analytics Team, GGTI fills software development and data science roles.

Since 2016, GGTI has additionally been supporting private sector customers in conducting quantitative analyses, business process development, and software development.

Our Business Areas

Business Classification, Vehicles, and Customers

GGTI is an 8(a) company qualified on the eFAST vehicle that works with the following customers.

Business Classification

GGTI has been certified by the SBA as an 8(a) Business Development Program participant. Read more about the 8(a) Program and how it makes doing business with GGTI easy here.


GGTI is proud to hold a Master Ordering Agreement (MOA) for FAA’s eFAST small business vehicle through 2019. Under eFAST, GGTI is qualified to do business in the following functional areas:

  • Engineering Services (ES)
  • Air Transportation Services (ATS)
  • Business Administration Management (BAM)
  • Computer Systems Development (CSD)
  • Computer Systems Support (CSS)
  • Documentation and Training (DT)


GGTI has been providing support to the FAA for over 16 years. Currently, GGTI holds two FAA subcontracting agreements, one supporting the FAA’s Independent Safety Assessment Team and the other supporting the FAA’s Safety Management System policy group.

GGTI provides statistical analysis services, business process engineering, and software development services to Inmarsat plc.


GGTI has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. We are proud of how we serve our customers and recognize the importance of these relationships to the business's success.

Our Professionals

Meet the Team

GGTI would be nothing without its incredible staff. Meet our professionally diverse and talented team below.

Luis Guzman

Luis Guzman

President / CEO
Senior Systems Engineer

As the President/CEO, Mr. Guzman establishes and directs the strategic vision for GGTI. He is responsible for the company’s operations and for oversight of GGTI’s current contracts with the FAA and private industry.

B.S., Computer Science and Information Systems

Frank Ancona

Airline Pilot Subject Matter Expert

21 Years, Commercial Pilot
B.S., Aeronautical Science
M.A., National Security Policy Studies

Marlowe Barnes

Technical Operations Subject Matter Expert

20 Years, FAA Systems Engineer
B.A., Geography

Charlotte D. Boyd

Air Traffic Control Subject Matter Expert

33 Years, FAA Air Traffic Control Specialist

Amie Brown

Junior Program Analyst

B.A., English Language and Literature; Government and Politics

Ayana Cox

Office Administrative Specialist

B.S., Human Performance, Health Human & Leisure Studies

Brian Dougherty

Senior Systems Analyst

B.S., Aeronautical Studies
M.M.A.S., Military Arts & Science

Duane Dupon

Air Traffic Subject Matter Expert

B.S., Aviation Management
M.M., Management

Alan E. Feinberg

Technical Project Manager

B.S., Mechanical Engineering
M.S., Safety
PMP Certification

Jason Gao

Senior Software Developer

M.S., Computer Science

Rian Kistner

Systems Safety Engineer

B.S., Chemical Engineering
M.S., Systems Engineering

Jenifer Lee

Systems Engineer

BS, Process Engineering

Chris Y. Li

Senior Data Scientist

B.S., Mathematics
Ph.D., Economics

Stacia Odenwald

Technical Writer/Editor

BA., English and French Language and Literature

Rick J. Palandro

Technical Operations Subject Matter Expert

19 Years, FAA Technical Operations Specialist

Bryant E. Penn

Program Analyst, Team Lead

B.A., Communications/Public Affairs
M.P.P, Governance and Policy Management
PMP Certification

Robert Polillo

Senior Program Analyst

A.S., Business Administration
PMP Certification

Stephen Roberts

Senior Software Engineer

B.S., Physics/Astrophysics

Diana Safi

Human Resources
Alexandria Office Administrator

Nick Scialli

Senior Systems Engineer

B.S., Mechanical Engineering
M.S., Systems Engineering
PMP Certification

Barry Silverman

Senior Scientist

B.A., Physics and Mathematics
Ph.D., Physics
FAA Certified Pilot

Thomas Stackhouse

Junior Program Analyst

B.A., English

Catherine Swanson

Program Analyst

B.S., Health and Physical Education/Fitness
M.S., Management

Paul Tom

Senior Systems Engineer

B.S.E.E., Electrical Engineering
M.S.E.E., Systems Engineering / Engineering Management

Ozzy Valdivieso

Senior Systems Engineer

B.S., Applied Physics
PMP Certification

Daniel Watkins

Airline Pilot Subject Matter Expert

B.A., History

Joshua Williams

Program Analyst

B.S., Airway Science, Aviation Management

Lauren Withington

Program Analyst

B.S., Applied Mathematics
M.S., Statistics

Join Us

Join the Team

GGTI offers a fast-paced, challenging work environment. As a small business, GGTI presents significant opportunity for growth as it relies on its employees to perform a wide range of tasks.

Current Openings

Please check the following job sites for GGTI openings. If no positions are listed, we still always appreciate resumes from great candidates.

Who Do We Want?

We are looking for career-oriented individuals of all experience levels who are not afraid of a challenge. Candidates should be analytic thinkers who are effective communicators, both orally and in writing. Some specific skill sets that we desire include:

  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Pilot
  • Safety Management Specialist
  • Safety and Systems Engineers
  • Safety Policy Specialists
  • Software Developers
  • Data Scientists

GGTI offers a comprehensive benefits package to its employees. Our benefits include:

  • 401k with company matching
  • Education/certification tuition reimbursement
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • Flexible schedule


If you are interested in a position at GGTI, send your resume and cover letter to careers@ggti.com. If there is a specific opening to which you are applying, please reference it in the subject line of your email.