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Since its founding in 2000, DELTAWRX has developed a proven record of success by delivering strategic technology planning services to the public safety and criminal justice community.  Having successfully completed engagements for over 200 agencies, DELTAWRX prides ourselves as recognized experts in public safety governance, operations, information technology and wireless communication systems.  We combine extensive technical experience with real-world business and management skills to ensure balanced and practical recommendations to our clients.

 

Our mission is to provide the highest level of service and expertise to assist our public safety and general government clients in cost effectively utilizing technology to protect their personnel and communities.

Senior Leadership Team

Michael Thayer
President & Co-Founder

Mike is a nationally recognized expert in public safety wireless voice, mobile data and information technology.  Prior to founding DELTAWRX, Mike was a Vice President with both The Warner Group and Gartner Consulting.  Throughout the past 24 years, Mike has led engagements in strategic and technical planning, system procurement, vendor selection, contract negotiations, system financing and large systems implementation.  He has been a consultant to more than 30 public safety agencies in the United States and Canada and has held senior leadership positions in two previous consulting firms.  In his free time, Mike enjoys playing golf, running and spending time with his wife and sons.

Education
 

University of California, Los Angeles

Masters in Business Administration, Finance & Information Systems
 

University of Notre Dame

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering

Brian Hudson
Co-Founder

Brian is a nationally recognized expert in public safety information technology and dispatch communications planning.  Throughout the past 20 years, Brian has led over 40 engagements addressing strategic planning, systems procurement, contract negotiations, implementation management, communications consolidation and governance planning.  Prior to co-founding DELTAWRX, Brian worked for Gartner as well as the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division’s Telecommunications Task Force.  Brian spends his free time attending concerts, watching sports and relaxing with his wife and two daughters.

Education

University of Southern California

Masters in Business Administration, Marketing and Entrepreneurism
 

Stanford University

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science

Monica Lynn
Manager

Dr. Monica Lynn has provided strategic management and information technology consulting services to public safety agencies for over 15 years.  After working on dozens of engagements for law enforcement, fire and EMS agencies, as well as regional communications centers, corrections facilities, and multi-agency consortiums, she is considered an industry expert on public safety operations, organizational effectiveness and information technology.  Applied areas of expertise include strategic planning, staffing, governance, technology procurement, contract negotiations and organizational change.  Prior to joining DELTAWRX, Monica was a police officer for the City of Albuquerque Police Department and a Professor of Management at both the University of New Mexico and Universidad Adolfo Ibanez in Chile, SA.

Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Doctorate in Management Science

University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Arts, Economics

Donald Denning
Manager

​Donald brings more than 25 years of public and private sector experience in management, strategic planning, engineering, research and project execution to DELTAWRX.  He is a leader in the effort to deploy a National Public Safety Broadband Network, having filed the first waiver to deploy a broadband wireless network in the public safety nationwide broadband spectrum by the City of Boston.  Donald is a member of the National Public Safety Telecommunications Council’s Broadband Task Force, Interoperability, Assessment of Future Spectrum and Technology, Spectrum Working Groups.  Prior to joining DELTAWRX, Mr. Denning spent six years as the Public Safety Chief Information Officer for the City of Boston, where he served as the lead technology officer for Boston’s public safety agencies. 

 

Donald had the honor of serving on a Public Safety Broadband technology panel held at the White House by invitation of the Vice President of the United States and is on the Editorial Advisory Board for Urgent Communications.  Prior to Donald's entry into the public sector, he was Research Scientist, Member of Research Staff and Principal Engineer at HP Labs, Intel, Compaq and Digital Equipment Corporation.  He possesses a number of patents and invention disclosures and has served his community for more than 20 years as a firefighter/EMT.

Michael Galvin
Manager

Michael has spent the past 11 years leading public safety agencies with strategic planning efforts, system acquisitions, application software implementations, and feasibility studies.  He is a subject matter expert in emergency communications center staffing and technology procurements, having presented on these topics at Western APCO and NENA.  Michael is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).  Working from coast to coast with an array of local government and statewide agencies, Michael has a track record of delivering projects on time and exceeding clients’ expectations.

Education

University of Southern California

Masters in Public Administration

Sacred Heart University

Bachelor of Arts, History and Political Science

Liz Coyle
Manager

​Liz has nationwide experience working with cities, counties and regional consortia over the past nine years.  She is a skilled manager with expertise identifying business needs, leading workflow re-engineering efforts and conducting financial analyses.  Liz has supported clients with feasibility studies, dispatch consolidation studies and strategic planning initiatives, where she is adept in building buy-in among diverse stakeholders.  She has experience managing the entire life cycle of a public safety system acquisition and implementation and has presented at APCO International and Western NENA/APCO conferences. ​ She has prior experience as a financial analyst and a project manager for a federal contractor.

 

Education

University of California, Los Angeles
Masters in Business Administration
 

​Middlebury College

Bachelor of Arts, International Studies/Political Science

Ryan Wolcott
Senior Consultant

​Ryan brings extensive experience working with public safety agencies, having dedicated the past nine years to assisting clients with Request for Proposals development, proposal evaluation, system implementation, vendor management, contract negotiations and project management.  Prior to joining DELTAWRX, Ryan worked in subcontract management, where he managed several aspects of supplier contracts including establishing technical requirements, drafting Requests for Proposals, defining bid evaluation criteria, conducting price evaluations and negotiations and managing supplier performance of contract deliverables.  He has presented on public safety technology at Western APCO and NENA and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Education

University of Southern California

Masters in Business Administration, Strategic Planning

University of Southern California

Bachelor of Arts, Communication

Granaz Movahed
Senior Consultant

​Granaz has over 14 years of experience in project management, client management, vendor management, contract negotiations and risk mitigation.  She has subject matter expertise in Land Mobile Radio (LMR) technology, analog, digital and P25 systems, engineering and sustainable design and frequently assists clients with planning, procurement and implementation oversight activities.  From 2016, Granaz has presented educational seminars on governance, vendor management, radio systems and lessons learned from her experiences at the IWCE conference.  She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Professional Electrical Engineer (PE), LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) and holds a Technician Class Amateur Radio License.

Education

University of California, Los Angeles
Masters in Business Administration

University of British Columbia
Bachelor of Applied Science, Electrical Engineering

(818) 227-9300 | info@deltawrx.com
21700 Oxnard Street Suite 530 | Woodland Hills, CA 91367

DELTAWRX is an independent professional management consulting firm dedicated to serving public sector agencies. At DELTAWRX, we bring to each project outstanding client service, unparalleled consulting experience and proven technical expertise.

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