TENICA has built a talented multi-disciplinary team focused on national security. The TENICA TEAM has worked in key positions across the federal government and industry, giving them knowledge and perspective on the range of issues that affect national defense. Their unmatched skills, experience, and insights give the TENICA TEAM a unique edge to develop the solutions and results that will exceed your expectations.
LeadershipOur talented and experienced team
Terry L. Scherling, Major General/SES (Retired)
President & CEO
Ms. Scherling is TENICA’s President and CEO. She has a unique combination of 33 years of military and civilian leadership roles in the Air National Guard, USAF, the NGB, and the Joint Staff (Pentagon) as well as the Transportation Security Administration (DHS). Recognized as a top CEO, Ms. Scherling is a recipient of the Brava Award.
Nicholas P. Scherling
Mr. Scherling has more than 20 years of technology expertise at senior levels serving in the Intelligence Community, DoD, and industry. Mr. Scherling served in leadership and technical roles in Booz Allen Hamilton, General Dynamics, Electronic Warfare Associates, Northwest Airlines, and the Air National Guard.
DR. WESLEY K. KAPLOW, PhD
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Kaplow is a recognized expert in a wide range of telecommunications and information technologies. He has more than 20 years of advanced telecommunications experience from equipment design to complex data networks. Dr. Kaplow has a proven record of developing solutions for a broad range of government requirements.
W. Scott Gorske, Major General (Retired)
Director of Operations
Mr. Gorske is an accomplished professional with 35 years of leadership experience at the state and national level, serving in Army, Army National Guard, and Joint (multi-service) organizations. His career culminated as the Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for National Guard Matters.
Director of IT Programs
Mr. Tenorio has over 20 years of experience in the Intelligence Community leading high visibility programs and advising senior clients on the latest technology trends and business transformations. Prior to joining TENICA, Mr. Tenorio served in several technical leadership roles for SAIC, Scitor Corporation, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Hughes Information Technology Corporation.
Ann M. Waynik
Director of Business Development
Ms. Waynik has 35 years’ experience across the IC (NRO, NGA, CIA) and DoD (Pentagon, Air Force) in Capture, BD, PM, and Systems/Test Engineering. She has her MBA and served in leadership and technical roles at Martin Marietta, Ford Aerospace, TASC, Scitor and SAIC. Ann actively leads business forums, working groups and mentoring programs for young engineers.
Director of Space Systems
Ms. Chambers has over 30 years of engineering and executive experience in advanced space technology and systems for intelligence, defense and civil missions. Ms. Chambers served in technical and business leadership roles, primarily in space communications and space remote sensing (C4ISR), at Integrity Applications (IAI), Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH), Raytheon, ITT Industries and NASA. She served on the Board of Directors for Women in Aerospace (WIA).