Corporate Leadership

Victor Buonamia

CEO, President

After 20 years of military service and 10 years in defense contracting, Victor (Vic) had a vision to begin a people focused, 21st century, knowledge management company: PTP. He has more than 30 years program management experience–operational and technical–supporting both Department of Defense and Homeland Security for the Army, Joint Staff, Coalition, and commercial organizations. Vic is a graduate of the University of Maryland with B.S. and M.S. degrees.

Michael Coville


Mike joined PTP in the summer of 2013 as the Chief Business Development Officer and successfully grew and diversified PTP’s business portfolio as well as implementing corporate business development systems. In December of 2015 he became the Chief Operating Officer in addition to continuing to oversee the company’s business development efforts. Mike served 22 years in the U.S. Army as an Infantry Officer with a secondary career field in Operations Research and Systems Analysis. Prior to joining PTP, he served in the defense industry as a PM for numerous complex projects and programs, as a market lead, as a business unit lead, and in senior leadership roles. He has overseen the development of new business offerings, led major business proposal efforts, and created and improved business processes. Prior to joining PTP, Mike led the Booz Allen Hamilton office in Leavenworth Kansas as well as a multi-state functional team focused on modeling, simulation, and analysis. He has a BS from West Point, an MS in Operations Research and an MS in Systems Technology (Command, Control, and Communications) from the Naval Postgraduate School and is a graduate of the Command and General Staff College School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) where he earned a Master Degree in Military Art and Science.

Nicole Buonamia

CFO/Director of Human Resources

Nicole Buonamia is the Chief Financial Officer and Human Resources Director for PTP, implementing the financial strategy and operations for the company.Graduate of Polk State College with a degree in Business Administration, Nicole provides leadership and coordination in the administrative, business planning, accounting and budgeting efforts of the company.

Timur “Tim” Eads

Executive Vice President
International, Commercial and Federal Government Business

Tim Eads joined PTP in November of 2017 as Executive Vice President. He is responsible for International, Commercial and Federal Government Business for PTP.

Prior to joining PTP Tim was the Vice President for the Strategic Operation Group (SOG) of Raytheon Blackbird Technologies, Inc and was responsible for DOD business, all International Business as well as support to US Law Enforcement agencies for this wholly owned subsidiary.

Tim was with Blackbird for 11 years before it was acquired by Raytheon in 2014. He built a business unit that was one of the largest contractors supporting SOCOM and its tier units. SOG had over 330 employees, located over 17 different time zones, supporting a variety of different contracts for the US Government, NATO and commercial activities. Tim managed all aspects of the $1.4B SOG business portfolio.

Prior to joining Blackbird, Tim established and ran the operations of the Washington office for EMC Corporation and before that was a corporate vice president for Science Application International Corporation (SAIC).

Prior to joining the commercial sector, Tim spent 20 years of service in the U.S. Army. Tim spent most of his career in Special Operations units in a variety of different assignments in the United States and overseas.

Tim received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fl. He is also graduated the Armed Forces Staff College, in Norfolk, Va. and the Command and General Staff College at Ft. Leavenworth, Ks. He is a private pilot with and instrument rating and is an “on air” military analyst for the Fox News Corporation.

Tony Schwalm

Director of Special Operations and Knowledge Management Education

Tony Schwalm is the Director for Special Operations and Knowledge Management Education. He has 34 years’ experience within the Department of Defense as a soldier, government civilian, and contractor. He holds a BA in English from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga, and an MS in Management from the University of South Florida.

Erik Thomas


Erik Jamal Thomas joined PTP in the fall of 2016 as the Controller and has successfully strengthened PTP’s accounting operations. Erik brings over 15 years of Government Contracting experience working in the Washington DC area to PTP. He is a graduate of Marshall University with a degree in Finance. Erik also served as the President of the Washington DC area DELTEK user group from 2012 to 2014.