Theron E. Anders
VP Huntsville Operations
Theron Anders joined Compass, Inc. in January 2009, and has over 30 years of experience in the private sector and 8 years as a senior executive at NGA in government service. He has responsibility for the strategic development and overall performance of the Huntsville office, and supporting overall corporate needs and requirements.
During his service at NGA, Mr. Anders served as Director, NGA InnoVision Information Integration Office responsible for research and development programs, such as modeling and simulation, pattern and target recognition, and Director of the Customer Service Office, responsible for the worldwide Operational Help Desk. Mr. Anders’ other assignments with NGA include positions as the GeoScout program manager, and Director of the Pre-Acquisition office. Mr. Anders also spent 18 years with Intergraph Corporation, providing integrated Geospatial systems and services. As Vice President of the Mapping and GIS Solutions Office, he was responsible for an organization of software developers, engineers, cartographers, and photogrammetrists who produced, marketed, and maintained software and databases for military and commercial applications worldwide. Prior to that, Mr. Anders also worked for Kentron International, Inc., and was responsible for real time radar, telemetry, optical trackers and range safety software at Kwajalein Missile Range to help track, attack, and score ballistic missiles for what is now the Missile Defense Agency.
Mr. Anders has an MBA and a BS degree in Mathematics from the University of Alabama. He served in the U.S. Army as a 1st Lieutenant in Artillery, and received the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service during Operation Bolling in Vietnam