Chris Norton CEO & COO

Chris Norton
CEO & PRESIDENT

 

With 30 + years of planning, design, and aviation experience, Chris Norton brings the ability to help clients define problems so that an appropriate program of cost efficient and operationally effective solutions is conceived, designed, and implemented. As owner and Principal-in-Charge, she provides executive oversight and strategic leadership to assure that projects meet or exceed established success criteria.

In all things, Chris is about producing the very best.  She strives to provide unparalleled products and services. She is exceptionally dedicated to her clients, and to making VTC the best in the industry.

 

Education:

BS, Architecture – University of North Carolina at Charlotte

 

Professional Affiliations:

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

Airport Consultant Council (ACC)

Florida Aviation Council (FAC)

International Association of Baggage System Companies (IABSC)

 

Contact:

cnorton@vtc.us.com

 

   
   
Chris Norton
CEO & President

With 30 + years of planning, design, and aviation experience, Chris Norton brings the ability to help clients define problems so that an appropriate program of cost efficient and operationally effective solutions is conceived, designed, and implemented. As owner and Principal-in-Charge, she provides executive oversight and strategic leadership to assure that projects meet or exceed established success criteria.

In all things, Chris is about producing the very best.  She strives to provide unparalleled products and services. She is exceptionally dedicated to her clients, and to making VTC the best in the industry.

 

Education:

BS, Architecture – University of North Carolina at Charlotte

 

Professional Affiliations:

American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

Airport Consultant Council (ACC)

Florida Aviation Council (FAC)

International Association of Baggage System Companies (IABSC)

 

Contact:

cnorton@vtc.us.com

 

Mary Rochte

Mary Rochte is a cornerstone of VTC financial planning, strategy, and model of integrity that defines VTC.   With a special combination or prudence, experience, and values, Mary has an important history of accomplishments navigating in a variety of financial environments for successful project and program management.  In addition, her commitment to VTC and or clients is known by many within the aviation industry.   Clients recognize VTC financial leadership and business acumen because of the attributes and values contributed by Mary Rochte.

Joe Pharis

Joe Pharis has been at the core of the VTC family for over a generation.  He is one of the pillars of VTC driving unity and unanimity leading the innovation in elegant design solutions, application of emerging technology, and continuing integrity that VTC is known to provide.   His greatest accomplishment is developing the VTC Integration Test Lab Center where a legacy of BHS and security system development as occurred and continues the VTC adventure of redefining airport consultants and the passenger experience.  Joe is a unique leader who uniquely facilitates consensus and transform concepts to completed projects.   He is a leading industry professional who continues to set the example for integrity, advancing industry standards, and deliver advance results for the clients of VTC

Mark Zessin

Mark Zessin represents the VTC difference.  He is an accomplished customer service executive with over 25 years of industry recognized executive aviation management and a passion for baggage and passenger service operations.  From innovated BHS utilization and project funding to setting industry BHS information management standards and created applications, Mark is known for his unique solutions that advance service, revenue, and productivity.   Examples include re-imaged transfer baggage induction solutions and utilization in DTW and ATL, industry leading BHS management information dashboards through-out the United Airline hub BHS, and redefined business justification and BHS supported aviation operations in DEN and IAH.  Mark Zessin delivers on providing elegant solutions not only because he walks the VTC values of purpose, trust, and unity, but more importantly, because he has always believed in them

Megumi Hice

Megumi Hice is a recognized industry leader who was responsible for developing and integrating EtherNet/IP as a standard.   Through her incredible vision and efforts, it is now the common standard and responsible for numerous advancements within BHS operations and maintenance.   She is a unique Project Management leader whose vision and impact are without equal.  Her ability to enable client visions to become reality through elegant design and focused project management is legendary within the aviation industry.  In addition, Megumi continues to be instrumental in advancing a culture focusing on superior BHS design and services to our clients and business partners.  All she does, she sets the standard of trust, unity, stability, and delivering elegant solutions that are VTC

Mike