Meet The STI Management Team

Nick Stergioulas

Dr. Stergioulas is one of the original founders of the company. He is responsible for all operations and for the strategic direction of Safety Technologies, Inc. He oversees and provides daily guidance to all efforts related to marketing, selling, contracting and manufacturing of the DSS™ technology Dr. Stergioulas has over 25 years of combined experience in the private and government sectors. He served in various positions in the executive and legislative branches of the United States government and held executive positions with marketing consulting companies. He has planned and directed diverse domestic and international business development and marketing programs for a variety of clients, including government agencies, trade associations and private companies. Dr. Stergioulas holds a Ph.D. in Economics, a master's degree in Economics from the University of New Mexico, and a B.A. in Political Sciences from the University of Athens, Greece.

Dennis G. Smythe, PE

Mr. Smythe provides technical and management support to government-related projects. He is a retired U.S. military officer with extensive security and infrastructure experience. This experience includes serving as the Deputy Team Chief and Infrastructure/Structural Engineer on an anti-terrorism team at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA); being assigned to the staff of the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), serving as the agency lead for all critical infrastructure security issues, responsible for infrastructure engineers on five other anti-terrorism teams; and conducting assessments at over 100 installations, to include several thousand facilities in Europe, Asia, Central and North America. Mr. Smythe has also provided infrastructure and security consulting services for numerous domestic cities and states and has supported vulnerability and threat assessment teams in support of DHS initiatives. Mr. Smythe is a warranted government contracting officer and he has an active top secret security clearance. He holds a M.S. in Financial Management from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Kansas.