Rita Hill Joins Company as Director of Supplier Outreach

Monday, June 17, 2024

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. And DAYTON, Ohio, June 17, 2024 – Torch Technologies, one of the nation’s leading defense contractors, today announced the appointment of Rita Hill as Director of Supplier Outreach. In this role, she will lead small business outreach, subcontractor assessments, partnering strategies, and capture for long-lead strategic business opportunities. She will also be responsible for business development and capture activities in support of strategic growth initiatives including expanding Torch’s presence in the Dayton, Ohio market.

“We are thrilled to welcome Rita to the Torch team,” said Torch Technologies President Brad Walker. “Rita is a well-known, trusted name in the defense industry. She will play a key role in growing the Torch presence in DoD National Intelligence Center markets, like Dayton, and expanding our core capabilities into new markets.”

Hill brings over 30 years’ experience in systems engineering, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems, program management and executive leadership in the defense industry. She joined Torch from Radiance Technologies where she most recently served as Executive Vice President for the National Security Sector. In this role, she led all aspects of the business operations including profit and loss, strategy, growth, customer relations, employee engagement and program execution. Prior to Radiance, Hill spent 20 years with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), (now Leidos), previously serving as Vice President for Advanced Analytics.  She holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and a M.S. in Engineering Management from the University of Dayton.

About the Torch Technologies

Torch Technologies is a 100 percent employee-owned business dedicated to providing superior research, development, and engineering services to the Department of Defense. The services we provide directly support the men and women who serve our country. Torch is part of the Starfish Holdings family of businesses that also includes Freedom Real Estate & Capital, LLC, and SIMVANA. To learn more, visit TorchTechnologies.com.