Walt Buie

Mr. Walt Buie

President, Yulista Aviation, Inc.

Mr. Walt Buie was the General Manager for Redstone Defense Systems joint venture activities supporting the AMRDEC Prototype Integration Facility’s mission of rapidly equipping the Warfighter. He joined Yulista Aviation in 2013 and has over 30 years of experience in technology-based development and production programs for airborne, ground-based, and shipboard platforms. His broad array of experience ranges from hands-on design, engineering development, test and evaluation, to senior program management and operations leadership. More recently, in 2015, Mr. Buie was named the General Manager of Yulista Integrated Solutions. Prior to joining Yulista, Mr. Buie was the Vice President of Operations for DRS Technologies. He has directly managed functional departments of Engineering Design, Drafting, Project Management, Supply Chain, Planning, Inventory, Assembly, Test, Quality, Property Management and Shipping/Receiving.

Tony Fridelle

Mr. Anthony Fridelle

Vice President, Yulista Aviation, Inc.

Mr. Anthony Fridelle is veteran of the U.S. Army and became Yulista Aviation’s Director of Programs in 2015. He joined Yulista Aviation in 2009 managing efforts related to engineering, manufacturing, integration, and testing in support of AMRDEC’s Prototype Integration Facility. He has led multiple teams in accomplishing design, analysis, fabrication, kitting, installation, and testing, while keeping on schedule, within budget, meeting deliverables, and managing multiple subcontracts and numerous vendors. Mr. Fridelle is a subject matter expert on Aviation Reconnaissance and Aviation Combat Operations, with a background in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Aircrew Training, and Simulation. His diverse background has allowed him to manage, lead, and train not only in combat operations, but also in the cooperate environment.