Division Presidents

Yonah Adelman
President, Microwave Electronics Division
Mr. Adelman began his professional career as a Research and Development Microwave Engineer at General Microwave Corporation (GMC) in Amityville, New York, subsequently moving to Israel where he took part in the establishment of General Microwave Israel, a subsidiary of GMC. Mr. Adelman served as Chief Microwave Engineer, Assistant General Manager, and since 1990 was General Manager of General Microwave Israel, which Kratos acquired in 2011. Mr. Adelman received a Bachelor of Science degree with summa cum laude honors in Mathematics and Physics from Brooklyn College and a Master of Science degree from New York University in Applied Mathematics, where he subsequently performed doctoral research in magneto-fluid dynamics. Mr. Adelman is a longtime member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and in 2008 received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Microwave Chapter of the Israeli IEEE.

Gerald Beaman
President, Unmanned Systems Division
Vice Admiral Gerald Beaman (U.S. Navy – retired) joined as the President of Kratos’ Unmanned Combat Aerial Systems Division in August 2013. Vice Admiral Beaman is an accomplished, proven leader with extensive experience in large-scale operations. Prior to joining Kratos, Vice Admiral Beaman was the Commander of the U.S. Third Fleet. He directed activities for 58,000 personnel responsible for homeland defense, support for civil authorities and for providing relevant training and certification for all West Coast naval forces. In his naval career of 35 years, Vice Admiral Beaman also served as Deputy Chief of Staff Operations Global Force Management, Training and Experimentation, Fleet Forces Command; Deputy Chief of Staff Operations, Joint Forces Command; and Commander, Strike Force Training Pacific. In addition to his varied naval career, Vice Admiral Beaman served as a Special Agent with the FBI. He holds a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Marquette University.

Phil Carrai
President, Technology & Training Solutions Division
Phil Carrai is the President of Kratos’ Technology & Training Solutions Division, which includes land and space-based communications products and infrastructure, cybersecurity products and services, and training and simulation products and services. He has 30 years of experience in enterprise software and hardware, professional services and private equity, holding executive management and board positions in public, private and early-stage companies. Carrai has served as a board member for Vivisimo, Network Alliance, Ai Metrix, Internosis, Ztango and Alabanza, and has been an advisor to many emerging technology companies in the national capital region. He received a Master of Business Administration degree from Carnegie Mellon University and undergraduate degrees in Information Systems and Accounting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he is a member of the Eberly Hall of Distinction.

Dave Carter
President, Defense & Rocket Support Services Division
David Carter is the President of Kratos’ Defense & Rocket Support Services Division. He has over thirty years of experience both as an active duty member of the U.S. Navy and as a senior consultant supporting Department of Defense combat weapons systems development, acquisition, test and evaluation, and life cycle support. Following his six years of military service, Mr. Carter was a senior manager at DTI Associates, Inc. from August 1989 until DTI’s acquisition by Haverstick Consulting in January 2004. Mr. Carter has been a part of the Kratos executive team since Kratos’ acquisition of Haverstick in 2007.

Ben Goodwin
President, Public Safety & Security Solutions Division
Prior to joining Kratos, Mr. Goodwin was President of Public Safety, Security and Industrial Systems Group and Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing at SYS Technologies. His focus was on developing new products, markets and strategies. He plays a key role in executing the Company’s strategic objective of developing a broader base of revenues that includes products and developing new markets. Prior to joining SYS, Mr. Goodwin held a variety of executive management positions. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Aonix, a developer of software product solutions for the aerospace, telecommunications and transportation industries. He also served as Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing for FinanCenter, a developer of financial decision tools. In addition, he served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Thomson Software Products and President and Chief Executive Officer of SofTech Microsystems. Mr. Goodwin has a Bachelor of Science degree from Millsaps College.

Thomas Mills
President, Modular Systems Division
Mr. Thomas E. Mills, IV is the President of Kratos’ Modular Systems Division, which includes Gichner Systems Group, based near York, PA, and Charleston Marine Containers (CMCI), based in Charleston, SC. With five manufacturing plants, 45 years of experience and approximately 450 employees, Gichner and CMCI are two of the leading suppliers of integrated mobile shelters and container systems to the U.S. military. Prior to joining Gichner, Mr. Mills held several senior management positions at various publicly traded and privately held companies. Trained as a CPA, Mr. Mills started his career at KPMG and has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from West Chester University.


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