Larry SchaeferChief Operating Officer
Larry Schaefer is the Chief Operating Officer for QTC. He joined QTC in 2006 after serving more than 23 years with the United States Air Force (USAF), retiring at the rank of Colonel. Mr. Schaefer is instrumental in improving the company’s provider network through streamlining processes and implementing Provider Relationship Management tools to support the management of the provider life cycle. He is also instrumental in improving operational processes through implementation of Lean Six Sigma to ensure delivery of quality products in a timely manner with great customer service.
While serving in the USAF, he led multiple space programs for both the Air Force and national intelligence agencies working with both software and hardware applications. During his military career he was also responsible for developing the USAF’s and Intelligence Community’s strategy for acquiring satellite launch services and for reengineering and modernizing travel services for the entire Department of Defense. He culminated his career as a Wing Commander responsible for sustaining more than 40% of the aircraft in the USAF inventory.
Mr. Schaefer holds a Master in Strategic Studies from the USAF Air War College and Systems Management from the University of Southern California and an undergraduate degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado.