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Roderick Duke, President and Board Member at Qualis

Roderick Duke

President, Board Member


Roderick Duke, President and Board Member at Qualis

Roderick Duke is the president of Qualis, a Huntsville, Alabama-based woman-owned small business that provides engineering, test and evaluation, program management and cybersecurity services to government customers.

Duke leads the day-to-day management of company operations and the creation of corporate strategies, objectives, policies, procedures, processes, programs and practices.

In addition to serving as president, he also sits on Qualis’ board of directors, according to his LinkedIn profile.

He was appointed president after serving for two-and-a-half years as the company’s executive vice president. His duties as EVP included supporting strategic planning, growth initiatives, and NASA and national security programs.

Before joining Qualis in 2013, he was the chief operating officer of MCR, a McLean, Virginia-based company that provides integrated program management solutions to defense, intelligence and civilian agencies.

He held the same role at ASRC Federal. As COO, he was responsible for the overall operations of the company, including contracting work, and human resources and security functions.

Duke also spent eight years serving as the vice president of BAE Systems’ specialty engineering group and analytical solutions group.

With a career spanning more than five decades, Duke is experienced in lead systems integration, systems engineering, model based systems engineering, quality engineering, executive level strategic planning, information assurance, information technology, cyber security-related services, cost estimating, and analysis and logistics support services.

Duke graduated from the University of Alabama in Huntsville with a bachelor’s degree in management. He holds leadership certifications from the Henley Business School and MIT Sloan School of Management.

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