Founder and President of Alpha Consulting Group.
Mr. Rybar is a graduate of Hope College in Holland, Michigan where he majored in engineering. He has extensive knowledge of Unmanned Aerial Systems and geospatial solutions. Matt is a certified sUAS pilot and has flown thousands of flight hours gathering aerial imagery. He has guided many departments through their UAS programs including Grand Rapids Fire Department, Kent County Sheriff’s Office, Lansing Police Department and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Mr. Rybar is also a Road Patrol Deputy for the Kent County Sheriff’s Office.
Matt has ICS training through FEMA. He’s completed classes in NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800. This training enhances Alpha Consulting Group’s interoperability when working in the ICS command structure on an active incident.
Mr. Katerberg is a graduate of Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan where he majored in engineering. Tom works in the automotive industry as a manufacturing engineer, but also has experience with application and design engineering. He is also an on-call fire fighter and emergency medical technician. Mr. Katerberg brings his expertise of the fire service to Alpha Consulting Group. Tom has a broad reach in providing pilot training to first responders in the field using Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
Tom has ICS training through FEMA. He’s completed classes in NIMS 100, 200, 700 and 800. This training enhances Alpha Consulting Group’s interoperability when working in the ICS command structure on an active incident.
Ms. Gilmour is a graduate of the University of Michigan- Flint where she majored in Communications. Holly brings 27 years of marketing, administrative, and business experience to Alpha Consulting Group.