Part of Company’s Efforts to Sustain Growth and Customer Satisfaction
Longmont, CO (December 10, 2019) – Roccor, a Colorado-based disruptive military and aerospace supplier in the rapidly growing small satellite market, announced that it has promoted Kris Schaa to Chief Financial Officer. The promotion brings Schaa onto Roccor’s leadership team in a role that will help ensure sustained growth and prosperity for the employee-owned company while the technical and business development staff maintains focus on product excellence and customer satisfaction.
Schaa, who joined Roccor in May of 2019, is an experienced finance director in high-tech industries. Immediately after joining the company she oversaw Roccor’s implementation of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to streamline business planning and accounting.
As Roccor’s CFO, Schaa – a graduate of both Colorado State University and the University of Colorado’s Executive MBA Program – will lead Roccor’s Finance and Accounting team and oversee all aspects of financial planning and execution critical to Roccor’s continued growth and success.
“I am thrilled to be joining a team of such innovative and creative minds,” she said. “It’s exciting to be part of a group that is leading the way in commercializing the aerospace industry.”
Before joining Roccor, Schaa worked for a number of high-growth companies including the Colorado-based startup Research Electro-Optics that was recently acquired by Excelitas Technologies Inc.
“Kris’ gift is are her ability to see simple solutions in complicated situations and her energy for making those solutions work,” said Chris Pearson, CEO of Roccor. “We sought out her deep passion for cost accounting, her start-up experience, and her commitment to transparency and maintaining the highest ethical standards in business operations.”
About Roccor: Roccor was founded in 2012 and is based in Longmont, Colorado. It is a fast-growing, vibrant, high technology supplier into the aerospace and terrestrial military markets. Roccor’s novel designs address cost and performance limitations to revolutionize spaceflight and military operations. The company has contracts with NASA, the U.S. military, and commercial space companies all around the world and already has several deployable systems on orbit as of late 2018 and with numerous additional systems delivered and planned for launch in 2020.