Our Executive Team

Amanda Strait, CEO

Amanda Strait
CEO

StraitSys CEO and co-founder, Amanda Strait, is responsible for running day-to-day operations at StraitSys. These include: accounting, contract management, human resources, facility security, insider threat, and corporate IT operations. Amanda knows the importance of leadership, relationships, and integrity to StraitSys, its employees, and its customers and runs StraitSys operations accordingly. 

Amanda brings over 20 years of corporate operations leadership experience to StraitSys, starting her career in the financial industry in Alabama in 1998. In 2002, she transitioned into the cleared defense contractor industry with Dynamic System Solutions, Inc. (DSSI), running their corporate operations until co-founding Straitsys in 2007. 

Amanda actively engages with her community as a volunteer, serving as treasurer for both the National Capital Region Girl Scouts and the Loudoun South chapter of the Young Men’s Service League (YMSL-a mother-son philanthropic organization). She has also served in several volunteer and coaching roles with Loudoun Soccer and SYA Soccer.     

Tim Strait, President

Tim Strait
President

Tim Strait co-founded StraitSys in 2007 and serves as its President. Tim is a mission-driven corporate leader bringing over 25 years of experience as a business and technology executive to StraitSys.

Tim focuses on the design, development, launch and support of technology solutions, products and services in the federal government and commercial markets.

He is valued within the national security industry and beyond for his thought leadership, honesty and integrity. Tim served on several boards of directors for corporate and not-for-profit organizations, including: Dynamic Systems Solutions, Inc., SYA Soccer, The Volunteer Center of Madison County, and Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter.

He holds a BS in Management Science from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a concentration in Decision Support Systems. Tim also holds several certifications in business and technology and continues to expand his expertise through institutions including Harvard Business School, Stanford University, and Carnegie Melon University.

David Lenhart, VP Delivery

David Lenhart
VP Delivery

David Lenhart serves as Vice President of Delivery for StraitSys. David provides StraitSys customers with a strategic advantage by envisioning, developing, and implementing technologies. His responsibilities include defining, establishing, and delivering information technology services and strategic initiatives, and leading a high-performing, diverse team of talented information technology professionals. 

David brings to StraitSys over 10 years of experience in IT services within the Intelligence Community including six years with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) and several years as a contractor for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). 

He is a certified Agile Scrum Master and actively contributes to the IT community as a member of control boards, application development steering committees, and Six Sigma teams addressing various IT issues.