Senior Vice President
George Prueitt, PhD, Senior Vice President, is responsible for management and development of INTUITIVE’s Aviation programs, setting goals and monitoring task performances. He is responsible for strategic partnering for new Aviation pursuits, assuring that organizational objectives, cooperative spirit and coordination with teammates, and excellence in customer support are attained. In addition to his responsibilities with customer and subcontractor relationships, he also provides advice for improvement of business practices, preparations for continued growth and appropriate strategic transition planning. Dr Prueitt is also charged with support for leader development, and mentoring of the next generation of company leaders.
Prior to joining INTUITIVE, Dr. Prueitt was Group President of the CAS Group of Wyle, Inc., a position he assumed in July 2007. Dr. Prueitt was responsible for all aspects of the CAS business unit including performance, strategy, leadership and customer relations. He was responsible for an operating business base of over $250M per year, and nearly 1500 employees, primarily based in of Huntsville, AL. He managed and guided the company thru three acquisitions and mergers. Dr. Prueitt had joined CAS, Inc., in 1997, and held multiple positions of increasing responsibility within the company. Additionally, he has performed multiple analyses of aviation systems and program and budget requirements for all levels of the Army community, including product and project managers, combat developers, PEO-Aviation, and HQDA.
Dr. Prueitt retired from the U.S. Army after completing 20 years of service, where he held various positions, primarily in the operations research community. He directed many Army-level complex studies and analyses, as well as a tour as Professor of Operations Research at the Naval Postgraduate School.
Dr. Prueitt holds a doctorate in industrial engineering from Auburn University, an M.S. in operations research from the Air Force Institute of Technology, and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Kentucky. He was the National Award recipient of the 2005 Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Material Readiness Award for Contribution by and Individual Member of industry, and the 1991 winner of the E.L. Grant Award from the American Society of Engineering Educators for Engineering Economics Research. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the Huntsville Chamber of Commerce.