NATECH Leadership

Established and owned by Wanda and John Williford (bios below), NATECH is currently operated by their family leadership team:

Cori Kelly

President

Cori serves as the President of NATECH is responsible for strategy and scaling the company for significant growth through business development. Prior to joining the company in 2017, she spent her career working in a variety of management roles in large defense and intelligence community contractors. Cori is the granddaughter of Wanda and John and resides in our Washington DC Metro office in Northern Virginia.

Wendy Garcia

Vice President/CFO

Wendy serves as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for NATECH. Prior to joining the company in 2003, she spent her career in accounting and management roles for the State of Alaska. Additionally she has served on the Tribal Council for the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians and the Gaming Facility Operations Review Board of Three Rivers Casino and Hotel. Wendy is the daughter of Wanda and John and resides in our North Bend, Oregon office.

Jacquie Armstrong

Vice President/HR

Jacquie is Vice President and Human Resource Manager for NATECH. She joined the company in 2001. Prior to working at NATECH, Jacquie worked in the airline industry in Alaska and also for the State of Alaska, Department of Revenue and is now working to ensure employees have a rewarding career with NATECH. Jacquie is the daughter of Wanda and John and works remotely from her west coast mobile office.

Vicki Faciane

Vice President/COO

Vicki is the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for NATECH. Prior to joining the company in 2021, Vicki served in various leadership roles including the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua & Siuslaw Indians (CTCLUSI) of Oregon. Vicki is trained in facilitation and change management, and is a Change Facilitator in GE’s CAP™ (Change Acceleration Process), Work-Out™, and Six Sigma™. Vicki is the daughter of Wanda and John and resides in our North Bend, Oregon office.

Wanda and John Williford

Founders, Board of Directors

Wanda spent her career in the commercial banking industry prior to NATECH and has served on the tribal council of the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians, the Elders Committee, the Enrollment Committee and the Gaming Commission. Wanda was the first woman to serve as Tribal Chair for the tribes.

 

Before John passed away in 2020, he  was an Air Force veteran who retired as a Chief Master Sergeant before  his second career and retirement from FAA  as a Systems Maintenance Engineering Branch Manager in FAA’s Alaska Region. He worked with Lockheed Martin and other industry contractors before starting NATECH with his wife Wanda.  

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