VP, Engineering | Principal Shareholder
Since joining ITAC in 1999, John Whitty has had a strong passion for helping ITAC’s clients solve their manufacturing/industrial challenges, resulting in the successful cultivation and growth of their respective businesses.
John has played a lead role in the management and development of the company’s specialty niche services, which complement ITAC’s core capabilities. He is keenly committed to the expansion of the company’s engineering team and to fulfilling ITAC’s vision. As the company continues to grow and diversify its capabilities, John is involved in attracting top talent and ensuring they are equipped with the proper tools and methods to be successful.
John’s career has spanned several areas of the company, giving him holistic hands-on experience in the design build process. He started as the Civil/Structural/Architectural department manager and then transitioned to the Project Management group as a project manager. After that, he served in Business Development and then became the Director of Specialty Services before entering his current role as Vice President of Engineering.
Upon receiving his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Virginia Military Institute, John started working in the structure and bridge division at the Virginia Department of Transportation. After completing his state employment obligation, John began his manufacturing and industry career at Dominion Power and Reynolds Metals Company, acting as a lead engineer and project manager for capital, operating and maintenance projects.
For over ten years, John also served our country as a member of the 192nd Tactical Fighter Group of the Virginia Air National Guard. In this capacity, he was an engineer in a base emergency engineering force unit, otherwise known as Prime Beef, a transportable engineering force that could mobilize anywhere in the world within 48 hours to set up a bare airbase that supports aircraft staging and deployment. John’s diverse experience and his commitment to service are an incredible asset to ITAC as the company continues to dedicate itself to innovation and serving others.