The Suntiva leadership team reflects the diverse and unique nature of our business — with unparalleled expertise and cross-functional knowledge in management and leadership, federal acquisition, program management, information technology, and organizational performance. A proven track record of results — as both business consultants and executives who have been "in the driver’s seat" of large organizations — creates a strong foundation for the success of both our clients and our firm.

These leaders truly epitomize our culture of great minds and great hearts. We give you our best, always.


  • Rodney Matsushima, CPCM Executive Vice President

    Rodney Matsushima is an Executive Vice President at Suntiva and is proud to have joined the company as employee number seven. He is a highly-regarded thought leader and acquisition expert with 35+ years of experience in government procurement.

  • Gail Rissler Chief Operating Officer

    Gail Rissler has over 30 years business expertise in government IT and professional services consulting. She is an expert, internationally certified, strategic planner with extensive experience in quality customer delivery.

  • David Acton Chief Financial Officer

    David Acton is a seasoned CFO for government contractors with over twenty years of progressive experience in helping companies grow.

  • Kim Waldman Vice President

    Kim Waldman brings nearly 20 years of experience integrating knowledge and expertise in organization development, change management, training and facilitation, human capital management, program management, process improvement, and operations management.

  • Bruce Morton Vice President

    Bruce Morton offers 30 years experience supporting and managing information technology programs for federal government customers.

  • Aletha Walker Senior Human Resources Manager

    Aletha Walker joined Suntiva with more than 20 years of broad experience in human resources. She started her career as a HR Generalist for several government contracting companies.

  • Sheryl Malik, Ph.D. Director

    Dr. Sheryl Malik is responsible for the strategic direction, planning, and management of Suntiva's leadership development services. Sheryl's psychology and research background supports Suntiva in the development of leadership methodologies.

  • Chris Turpin Director

    Chris Turpin has over 25 years of business experience in the areas of IT, management and consulting. Chris is a Director in Suntiva's Defense Business Unit responsible for account management and ongoing service delivery for strategic clients.