Leadership Team

The Altus Leadership Team is the senior most leadership, management and decision making group of our company. 

Wayne M. Chunn CEO

Wayne Chunn has more than 30 years of experience in the Intelligence Community performing Government Acquisition, Program Management, and Systems Engineering as a Government official and as a Contractor.

Education and Background

Wayne Chunn received his BS in Astronautics (1984) from The University of Texas at Austin.  Mr. Chunn’s professional career began in 1976 as an Air Traffic Controller for the USAF.  He was granted a scholarship to study at UT Austin and was promoted into the Officer ranks in 1984.  His first assignment as an Officer was with the Space Shuttle Program Office where he specialized in Payload Integration, Launch, and On-Orbit Operations.

Subsequent assignments with the USAF and then the Central Intelligence Agency included Systems Engineering duties on the Titan 34D Launch Vehicle, Missile Combat Crew Commander for the nation’s Nuclear Arsenal of Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles, NRO Operations Squadron System Engineering and Technical Advisory services, Technical Collection System design, acquisition, development, and deployment and Special Access and Reserve Acquisition, Program Management, Systems Engineering, and deployment.

One of Mr. Chunn’s companies was part of the merger accomplished with Altus in 2014. As President and Chief Executive Officer of Altus he works with the Senior Leadership team to set strategic direction with overall executive responsibility for customer relationship management, expanding the company’s long-term strategic business pipeline, driving growth and executive oversight of program execution across the enterprise.

Mr. Chunn is a native of Washington State, having grown up in the North Cascades less than 20 miles from the Canadian border.  He currently resides just outside the small town of Nokesville Virginia on a 15 acre horse and cattle farm with his wife Jeanine.  He enjoys working outdoors and taking one of several 4X4 vehicles into the mountains whenever they can get away.

Josiah R. Hunter VP, CFO

Josiah Hunter has 15+ years of experience in Business Management and Finance.

Education and Background

Josiah Hunter received his BS in Biological Sciences (1999) and MBA in Financial Management (2005) from George Mason University.  Mr. Hunter’s professional career began in 1999, as a credit analyst at a small management consulting firm specialising in capital formation, and debt/equity restructure.  As an analyst he was part of a team that secured funding for over 25 start-up companies.  He began his career in commercial banking as a credit analyst quickly advancing to Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending for a Regional Bank.  He has worked for small community banks, mid-size regional banks, and large national banks, including PNC Financial (the fourth largest Bank in the US).

In addition to his work as a Banker, he has invested in small business and other ventures.  In early 2009 he co-founded Lindsey Business Group, a full service brokerage and human capital management firm providing integrated operations support and consulting services to Commercial Business, Government Contractors and Non-profits.  As the acting COO/CFO he has been instrumental in the development and implementation of the strategic growth plan.

In 2011 he assisted in the formation of Altus.  After playing an instrumental role in negotiating a majority takeover of the company in 2012, he facilitated a merger with two additional firms in 2014, doubling revenues and opening additional opportunities.  As VP and acting CFO, he works with the management team in directing the strategic approach.

Mr. Hunter is a native of Northern Virginia, having grown up in Fairfax County.  He currently resides in the Small Town of Catharpin Virginia on a five acre horse farm where he lives with his wife and their four children.  He enjoys woodworking, the outdoors, and snowboarding with his family.

Murray A. Chunn COO

Murray Chunn has 14 years of experience in supporting the IC and DOD.

Education and Background

Murray Chunn’s formal education includes a Bachelor’s of Science in Information Technology and a Masters in Information Systems.

Mr. Chunn began supporting the IC and DOD in 2003 on Schriever AFB CO. He then transitioned to Kirkland AFB in NM where he supported the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) for 5 years. During these years he supported Research and Development efforts critical to national security.

Opportunities to come east opened in early 2009 and Mr. Chunn moved to Northern VA. He has since supported several of the major agencies and departments providing Program Management, System Engineering and Acquisition support.

In late 2008 he founded Atlas Consulting services. In 2014 Atlas merged with other ventures to create Altus. This opened additional opportunities for growth and provided greater reach back for all customers. As COO,  he works closely with the Altus the management team to ensure customers’ needs are met.

Mr. Chunn lives in Gainesville VA with his wife and six children. He enjoys spending time with his family. His hobbies include motorsports and spending time outdoors.

Differentiators

60+ years experience in Intel Community

Pioneering Experts in SIGINT & OPIR Mission disciplines

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Lean Systems Engineering Certified SAFe SPC 4.0

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Experts in Space Systems Analysis & Space Operations

Advanced Degrees

PMP Certified

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