Board of Directors
David A. Shaw, ChairmanDavid Shaw is currently the co-founder and owner of @work solutions, an Indianapolis based provider of systems software to state and local governments for use in handling case management and performance tracking. An attorney by training, Mr. Shaw has extensive experience guiding companies through the legal and financial maze of merging, acquiring, and forming partnerships. Mr. Shaw also works with organizations interested in raising money, expanding, or developing new services or new product lines. He has advised on the structure and formation of private and public/private venture capital funds including those with a focus on economic development investing both nationally and internationally.
Before co-founding @ Work Mr. Shaw was the COO of Tiburon, Inc, an internationally recognized leader in fully integrated public safety and justice information systems; co-founder of Compion, Inc., an IT services and DOD consulting firm; CEO of GKI, an American Stock Exchange listed diversified manufacturing company; as well as the CEO, CFO, or COO of several start-up and early stage companies. Mr. Shaw also was the President and CEO of Tier 4 Partners, a nationally-focused venture capital/investment banking and consulting services firm. Previously he was a Senior Partner in the Washington D.C. based Manchester Group. Prior to his private sector work, Mr. Shaw served in the U.S. Army, was an attorney with the Department of Justice, and served as Counsel, United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
Mr. Shaw was a founding member of the National Entrepreneurship Foundation and consulted with faculty members of the Indiana University School of Business to develop the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (now the Johnson Center). In the course of that development, he contributed to studies on high performance organizations and corporate governance standards. Mr. Shaw was formerly a Professorial Lecturer/Adjunct Professor at The George Washington University, and frequently lectures at the Johnson Center of Indiana University and the George Mason University School of Management. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Ivy Tech State College, School of Business, and several private corporations. Mr. Shaw holds a B.S. in Finance from Indiana University and a J.D. from Indiana University School of Law.
Charles Schue, Director
Charles “Chuck” Schue is the founder, co-owner, and President/CEO of UrsaNav, Inc., a diversified technology company focused on delivering innovative engineering solutions for government and commercial clients worldwide. Chuck is also co-owner of Flowtronics, Inc., a medical technology firm that provides cerebral blood flow monitors; founder/co-owner of Grolar Technologies, LLC, a Joint Venture established to meet customer C5ISR needs in the maritime, land, and aviation communities; and founder/co-owner of EDRM Acquisitions. Chuck has architected UrsaNav’s acquisition of six special-purpose companies to bolster their products and services offerings.
A recognized expert in radio navigation systems, his contributions have led to major critical infrastructure and safety-of-life navigation system improvements in the United States and abroad. Chuck’s expertise also extends to hardware and software product development, corporate memory management, robotics, biomedical engineering, and advanced engineering and IT solutions in support of military, government, and commercial critical infrastructure systems.
He completed his B.S. degree in two years at DeVry University, with honors. He also completed M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School, with honors, and Engineering Management from Western New England College. Most recently, Chuck completed an Executive MBA from George Mason University, where he was selected as the outstanding graduate. A Certified Quality Engineer and Certified Quality Auditor, Chuck also remains active in industry organizations. He is a past Chairman and Treasurer of the Washington, D.C. Section of the Institute of Navigation; a past Marine Representative for the Institute of Navigation; a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation; a Director of the International Loran Association; and a founding member of RTCM Special Committee 127 on the Enhanced Loran Data Channel and RTCM Special Committee 131 on Multi-System Shipboard Navigation Receivers. He is also a Senior Member of the American Society for Quality and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
William H. Wolfe, Director
Bill Wolfe is the Deputy Director, Planning and Performance Management, for the Illinois Department of Child and Family Services. In the public service phase of his career he has been a member of the Taxpayer Action Board and Managing Deputy Budget Director for the City of Chicago. Prior to entering public service he worked as a management consultant and as a staff and line manager in private industry. Career shaping experiences for Mr. Wolfe include working with startup companies, running a 4,000 man operation as Country Manager for Saudi Arabia for Waste Management, leading Waste Management’s effort to put power plants on landfills, leading strategy, cost reduction, and reorganization efforts at Combustion Engineering and as a consultant for McKinsey and Company. He has a B.S. in Finance from Indiana University, read Politics and Economics at Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship, and is all but complete on his dissertation in Economics from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.