Our Leadership Team
QED Enterprises draws strength and direction from its strong, experienced management team.
Mark Witte, President
Mark Witte is the Founder and President of QED Enterprises, Inc. Prior to starting QED Enterprises, Mark served in the US Army as a Green Beret in various peacetime missions in Central and South America and various missions in Afghanistan. After medically separating from the Army in 2003, Mark worked for several small defense contractors within the DC region. Mark used his leadership skills on an array of projects, including leading edge joint military targeting software, research and development of the Army’s largest surveillance aerostat program, and running an optional pilot vehicle program for the Army Research Lab.
QED Enterprises was founded in 2007, Initially QED provided communications, networking, and logistical support to the US intelligence community. Mark steadily grew the company to currently over $8M annually expanding with two divisions; construction and professional services.
Mark earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Central Florida and holds a Masters in Computer Resource and Information Management from Webster University.
Kristin Witte, Chief Operating Officer
As COO, Kristin is responsible for the implementation of QED Enterprises business strategies, plans and procedures and the establishment of comprehensive goals for performance and growth. She establishes policies that promote company culture and vision and oversees daily operations of the company. She also manages the proposal and capture activities for QED Professional Services ensuring that growth performance is monitored and measured. In addition , provides contract program management and serves as the facility security officer.
Skilled in Management, Performance Management, Employee Training, and Leadership. Kristin obtained her Masters in Science in Industrial and Labor Relations from West Virginia University.
Lyle Dietrich, Vice President Construction
As Vice President of QED Construction, Lyle has 45 years in the construction industry encompass all aspect and trades of the construction field. Starting out in the trades in his teens he moved through every conceivable position in the construction field to Sr. Program Manager level. The past 20 years have been focused on Federal Government projects with 50% comprising of Design-Build. The majority of all of the projects are in secure, occupied facilities. Lyle has extensive experience in the Design- Build delivery method in the Federal Government field. His experience and oversight assure a project with quality, on time delivery, and customer service as a priority.
Rita Rosse, Chief Financial Officer
Rita Rosse our CFO graduated from the University of Nevada- Reno with a degree in Finance and Economics. She has 24 years of experience in Finance and Accounting. She started working as a consultant in Chicago and then moved onto to work as a Financial Analyst in Baltimore. She was the Controller for three companies in Baltimore before returning to consulting nine years ago when she moved to Boulder, Colorado. As a consultant in Boulder, she helped many startups set up and maintain their accounting practices. She advised on business acquisitions and assisted in the sale of a business unit. One of her valued clients over those nine years was QED Enterprises. She was excited to join them as their full-time CFO in June 2019. Married to her high school sweetheart, she has three sons and enjoys hiking, yoga, snowshoeing, writing and photography in her spare time.
QED Enterprises is excited to partner with ALEX in an SBA certified Mentor-Protegee Joint Venture.
ALEX, our Mentor, is a trusted provider of technology, engineering, modernization and professional services for government defense and commercial organizations. www.alexinc.com
Our Mentor-Protege partnership pursues security solutions, logistics and analytics.
Customers and Partners
QED partners with our customers to assist them in accomplishing their agency’s mission by providing superior service solutions and top notch talent.
|Department of Justice|
|Army Research Lab|
|Naval Research Lab|
|Drug Enforcement Administration|
|Department of Energy|
|Department of Veteran Affairs|
|Federal Bureau of Investigation|
|National Science Foundation|
|General Services Administration|
|Department of the Army|