Leadership Team

Amanda Galbraith

President & Chief Financial Officer

Amanda holds a Masters of Public Administration from Indiana University and has 15 years experience governmental and non-profit finance as well as human resources. Amanda oversees the financial, logistics, and business operations for GGT Energy Solutions. She serves as the signatory for all contract, legal and document executions. Amanda also directs all employment issues, and handles the sub-contracting agreements for applicable field personnel.

Sam Galbraith

Vice President

Sam has over 20 years in the Electrical/HVAC/BAS/EMS industry, focusing the majority of his career on open-license, open-protocol design and implementation. He has multiple  industry/technology certifications with the focus on the Niagara Framework and Information Technology. Sam manages the day-to-day field engineering activities, as well as, leads the business development and customer training teams. Sam is a proud member of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma. “Niila Myaamia!”  

Jim Burdick

Director of Business Operations

Jim holds a Master of Arts in Executive Leadership from Liberty University and brings to GGT 35 years of executive level management, small business development and operational administration. He manages the daily financial business portfolio, as well as develops policy, leads strategy development and serves as a mentor for the team. Jim is responsible for implementation of contractual obligations and the administrative components of the field team logistics. He is Six Sigma and Agile trained, with a track record of excellence in small business development.

Cory Burdick

Director of Technical Operations

Cory holds a Masters of Business Administration from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business as well as a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy. He has 10+ years of leadership experience in operations-oriented organizations with a focus on change management, growth-oriented performance development, program/project management, and organizational/systems design. Cory manages the day-to-day field activities of the technical and project teams. He is also a proud Army Veteran and Army spouse.

Keith Carpenter

Cyber Solutions Manager

Keith holds bachelor degrees of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management from University of Indianapolis. He has over 10+ years of experience in Government and Commercial Cybersecurity and Application Development. Keith oversees all IT Service Management, Cybersecurity, Information Systems and Information Technology.

Juan Vargas-Navarro

Chief Engineer

Juan has 10+ years of experience in the Building Automation Industry. He began his journey as a Controls Technician and quickly achieved the role of Lead Systems Integrator with emphasis in the Niagara Framework and Block Programming, leading multiple projects as well as leading in-house training and tech support. He leads the day-to-day field engineering activities in the North Carolina Region and works with the engineering team to develop best standards and practices that meet our costumers needs and deliver consistent quality and value. Juan is passionate about sharing knowledge and is actively in pursuit of mastering his craft.

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