Duncan Stewart founded FalconWorks in 2005 and currently serves as the Chairman and President on a volunteer basis.  As Founder and Managing Director of Bold Talon Group, Duncan consults for small and mid-sized technology companies on matters ranging from business planning, mergers and acquisitions, marketing, product development, strategic partnerships, and patent licensing.  Duncan serves on the corporate boards of Maxletics Corporations (sports sponsorship exchange), ConcealFab (satellite/cellular antennae radomes), AQ BioMed (glaucoma shunts), Quadric BioMed (dental implants), and Lamina Systems (advanced sensors).  His other community leadership involvement includes the Colorado Springs Technology Incubator (former CEO/Chairman), High Altitude Investors angel club (Founder), the El Pomar Institute of Innovation and Commercialization at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (past Co-Chair), Colorado Homeland Defense Alliance (past Chairman and Executive Director), Peak Venture Group (past Director), and the International Council on Systems Engineering (past Director, VP of Marketing).  He is the inventor of several patented technologies involving software, sensors, robotics, and medical devices. He is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy with a BS in Management, and received his MS in Aerospace Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and his MBA from the University of Notre Dame. 


Dr. Roger Neeland is the Treasurer of FalconWorks. Most recently he was the Chief Technology Officer for the Colorado Springs technology Incubator. He has been the Projects Manager for the Colorado Homeland Defense Alliance, serving as the Competition Director for the National Security Innovation Competition. He is an retired Air Force officer and has been a program manager for General Electric Aerospace. He spent several years as a partner in a small investment banking firm. Dr. Neeland is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and taught there for several years as a Professor of Astronautical Engineering. He earned his MS from UCLA and his PhD from MIT. He spends most of his "spare" time bicycling and competing in Senior Races.


Scott Rea began his volunteer service for FalconWorks as a Director on the Board in 2009; he continued on the Board as the Secretary in 2013.  Scott has been Assistive Technology Professional for Numotion Mobility since 2013. He previously served as Rehab Sales Consultant for Patterson Medical from 2011 to 2013.  From 2005 – 2011, Scott was CEO and Owner of Edge Rehabilitation and Wellness.  Prior to that time he was Director of Outpatient Services at HealthSouth Rehab Hospital from 2002 – 2005.  Scott earned his BS degree in Exercise and Health Science from Alma College in 1993; he received his MS in Exercise Physiology from The Ohio State University; and his Masters of Occupational Therapy from Concordia University in 2001.  He is certified in Comprehensive Industrial Rehabilitation Training and is a Certified Functional Capacity Evaluator.  Scott is credited in co-authoring publications: Participatory ergonomics and kaizen: A good fit? and The reliability and validity of the Skills Technology 6-D motion analysis system.


Don Holmes, a former US Air Force Officer, is a Minerva Engineering Principle, the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors. As CEO, he is active in all of the company's management functions and has the principal responsibility for day-to-day business operations management and company-wide business development. As an organizational and engineering manager, Don has been engaged in extensive hands-on engineering and management for over thirty years with the majority of those years involving direct experience specifying, developing, and/or maintaining large-scale commercial and military space and terrestrial telecommunication systems.  His product management experience ranges from the development of embedded crypto communications and space systems command and control applications to the management of the design and development of deployable military electronics systems and numerous component elements of hi-fidelity immersive virtual-reality training systems.



Gregory “Greg” McGrew began his volunteer service on the FalconWorks Board as a Director in 2010.  Greg has served as Product Testing Lab Coordinator / Assistive Technology Partners at the University of Colorado-Denver, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences since 2009. Prior to that he was Director of the Center for Rehabilitation Technology at the Helen Hayes Hospital from 1999 – 2006. He earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky in 1979; and his MEBME, Biomedical/Medical Engineering from the University of Virginia in 1987.


Dr. Timothy "Tim" Worrall is a Shareholder in the Polsinelli law firm, where he advises clients on patent strategies. He has a BS in Chemistry from the University of the South and a PhD in Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he specialized in chip based diagnostics and biological mass spectrometry. After working as a patent examiner at the US Patent and Trademark Office, he earned his JD from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), where he earned a certificate in intellectual property and was an editor of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal. Dr. Worrall provides IP legal services to a broad range of clients in California, Colorado, New York and across the mid-west and works closely with pharmaceutical, life science, plant science, materials science and energy clients to develop and manage patent portfolios. More information is at


Joan Selman began fundraising for Pikes Peak Hospice Foundation in 2002, where she is responsible for securing donations for annual giving, special projects, general operating support and the capital needs of Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care. She was named Director of the Foundation in 2006 and Executive Director in 2009. Ms. Selman holds a Master’s degree in English. She is an active member in the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Association of Healthcare Professionals (AHP), and the Colorado Planned Giving Roundtable (CPGR). Ms. Selman was a CPGR Fellow in 2010-11 and is a graduate of the 2009 Leadership Pikes Peak Signature Program. She serves as Vice Chair, Board of Directors at Catholic Charities of Central Colorado, and is a board member with Children’s Literacy Center. Previous to her work in Colorado Springs, Joan worked in Chicago at the Museum of Science and Industry in the Development Department.  Joan was named the Association of Fundraising Professional’s Outstanding Fundraising Executive for Southern Colorado in 2017.


Brian is currently a Sloan Fellow at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.  Prior to attending Stanford, Brian served as an F-15C fighter pilot and healthcare executive for the Air Force.  Brian graduated from the US Air Force Academy in 2005 where he played football and was the first student Director of FalconWorks. Brian has served as a Director on the FalconWorks Board since 2015. 



David B. “Gus” Gustavsson began his volunteer service on the FalconWorks Board as a Director in 2016. After coming to the U.S. in 1998 from Sweden, he obtained his M.S. in Computer Science from University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.   In addition he has B.S. in Computer Engineering from Dalarna University in Sweden. Since 2000 he has worked for Crosstor, EMC, Seagate and X-IO architecting, designing, and building many different products mostly around enterprise grade datacenter storage systems. He is currently the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President for Engineering at Axellio Inc. Gus headed his own company developing automotive drive train control systems for fuel injection, ignition systems and transmission control systems including the hardware, firmware and software layers. Gus also has past experience with real-time control projects and has built an autonomous wheelchair where collision avoidance and video camera feedback was used to control and navigate.













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