Meet Our Leadership Team

Dr. Madhavi Bathula

CEO
Since founding Halvik in 2007, Madhavi has successfully established strategic relationships with several Federal Government agencies and has led the company through many years of remarkable growth. She actively supports strategic planning, corporate operations, and customer communications. Under her leadership, Halvik has maintained an intense focus on quality and implementation of best practices for service delivery.

Vijay Bathula

PRESIDENT
Vijay is responsible for strategic vision, growth, and client services. Under his leadership, Halvik has seen significant growth with a very simple mantra – “We measure our success based on our customers’ success and we treat our partners like customers”. He is regarded as an unconventional thinker who is not afraid to break old IT development patterns and explore new possibilities.

Greg Garno

SENIOR VP OF EMERGING ACCOUNTS
Greg is an experienced executive with the proven ability to deliver high customer satisfaction while driving corporate growth. He is committed to delivering a positive experience for employees, customers, and partners alike. Greg has helped drive Agile transformations at multiple organizations to improve service delivery while reducing costs and time to market.

Pete Santighian

SENIOR VP OF DEFENSE/INTEL
& NATIONAL SECURITY

Pete brings 25 years of experience in the U.S. Federal marketplace. Pete has led teams of executives responsible for customer delivery, business growth, strategic investments, and overall company strategy. Pete has delivered digital services, cloud, cyber, and mobile based solutions using Agile and DevSecOps for the DoD, IC, HHS, Justice, Commerce, and Treasury Departments.

Saju Varghese

SENIOR VP OF FEDERAL CIVILIAN
AND HEALTH PROGRAMS
Saju is an accomplished business executive and successful program manager with over 20 years of experience in business capture, program management, and management consulting. Saju is responsible for executing strategies for growth and successful delivery of our core offerings such as Agile, DevOps, cloud services, big data and cybersecurity.

Scott Dees

VICE PRESIDENT OF DEFENSE PROGRAMS
Scott has P&L responsibility across Halvik’s largest Defense Sector business area. He leads technology development; program cost, schedule and performance; technical assurance; human resource management and staffing; and resource management activities. He also leads integrated teams at the corporate level including business development, capture operations, solution development, proposal development, and process improvement.

Dave Ralston

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Dave retired from the US Army (Ret. MG) after a distinguished 32-year career. He then became an executive at several government consulting firms including President of GSSC-CGI, a wholly owned subsidiary of CGI Federal Inc. where he managed the P&L of an extensive portfolio of cyber, geospatial intelligence, and systems integration programs for the DoD. Dave currently works for Halvik as its DoD Account Executive supporting Halvik’s key strategic Army and DoD customers. Dave is also the senior mentor for the Army’s Force Integration Course for Senior Leaders designed to teach new generals and SESs on the Pentagon processes senior Army leaders use to make strategic decisions.

Cathy Moortgat

DIRECTOR OF AGILE RECRUITING AND RESOURCE CENTER
Cathy’s computer science background and over 25 years of senior executive and HR experience with SSB (absorbed by Halvik in 2018) make her an invaluable member of Halvik’s senior leadership team. Her experience guides her interactions with current and future employees. Cathy enjoys collaborating and communicating with all Halvik personnel and her main focus is assisting our team members.