Torch Technologies is pleased to announce that Dr. Daniel Schumacher is joining Torch as the AMCOM Express Deputy and Senior Manager.
Dr. Schumacher has over 27 years of experience in civil space and missile defense, serving in various project management, strategic planning and engineering roles. Prior to joining Torch, he served as Director of Science & Technology at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. Also at NASA, he served as Director of the Office of Strategic Analysis and Communications, and held leadership positions on projects including X-37 Space Plane and the Constellation Program’s Lunar Lander. He spent the first 12 years of his career supporting Army Air and Missile Defense programs.
Dr. Schumacher received a BS in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University, and his MS and PhD in Systems Engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in 2008. He is a Harvard Senior Executive Fellows graduate, as well as a graduate of Leadership Huntsville/Madison County’s Leadership Class 23. He is a recipient of the Presidential Rank Award, NASA’s Outstanding Leadership Medal, and the University of Alabama in Huntsville Alumni Association’s Alumni of Achievement Award.
Torch President John Watson stated, “We are very excited to welcome Daniel to Torch. His proven leadership abilities and clear commitment to continued education are consistent with our company’s core attributes. Having Daniel join our leadership team will bring a wealth of experience to Torch as we support our customers across Huntsville and the nation.”