Karl Roulston | Founding partner

Karl Roulston founded Regulus Group in 2002 and brings to the table 30 plus years of experience working with the FAA providing Surveillance and Automation System Engineering and field support as well as systems engineering management support. Mr. Roulston has served as the Technical Officer on the ARSR-4 Program and the Systems Engineering Lead for the ASR-11 Program as well as the Common Terminal Digitizer program. He has hands on technical support experience in the field providing installation, integration, optimization and engineering support for several NAS surveillance systems. Mr. Roulston has also served as the Systems Engineering Support subject matter expert to the surveillance PMO and has extensive project management and problem solving experience. Mr. Roulston has a unique background and experience within the FAA having supported the development and procurement of surveillance systems while working at FAA headquarters, and working in the regional office, and providing hands on installation, alignment, testing, optimization, and integration support for surveillance systems into the National Airspace System. These experiences enable him to provide real world application and integration expertise during the entire product life cycle. Mr. Roulston received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from California State University, Fresno, and his Master of Business Administration from Benedictine University.

Robert Pomrink

Bob Pomrink has more than 35 years of experience in systems engineering and development of communications, navigation and surveillance systems for air traffic management. Over much of that time, his career has focused on cooperative and non-cooperative surveillance technologies to support air traffic management applications from concept development, requirements definition, system design, integration and testing through implementation and in-service-management. He currently serves as the Chief Surveillance Systems Engineer at Regulus Group in support of the FAA’s Surveillance Services Group which is chartered with developing and deploying ADS-B and other advanced surveillance services and technologies throughout the United States’ NAS. Mr. Pomrink has also concentrated on the unique challenges of integrating new systems and technologies into the NAS, such that current operations can be performed unimpeded while new applications and ATM capabilities are brought to fruition. He continues to support the development of U.S. and global standards for ADS-B and associated applications for this emerging technology. He is a member of the RTCA Special Committee 186 and helped develop standards for air traffic services in radar-controlled areas using ADS-B surveillance. He supports the FAA’s efforts within ICAO to develop required surveillance performance needs that apply worldwide for Air Navigation Service Providers. Mr. Pomrink also contributed to aircraft surveillance applications standards development and led engineering efforts on the FAA’s ASEPS initiative to assess the utilization of space-based ADS-B for reducing aircraft separation in Oceanic Airspace or as a complement to terrestrial surveillance in domestic airspace. Mr. Pomrink holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and has completed post graduate studies of Radar Systems Design and Systems Engineering at Northeastern University, University of Massachusetts and the NJ Institute of Technology.

Gary Paull

Gary Paull has over 20 years of experience leading the support of investment analysis, program control, and acquisition activities for FAA programs. He is a recognized subject matter expert in business case analysis, providing support and guidance resulting in the successful investment decision for dozens of major acquisitions and programs. Mr. Paull has provided training in Business Case Analysis and Cost Estimation to government program managers both via internal FAA training programs and as an adjunct professor for the American University Senior Program Manager Certificate Program. His analyses have been published and presented in numerous professional associations and industry forums. Mr. Paull holds a PMP certification and has been integral to the establishment of a program-wide Earned Value Management System on several FAA NextGen programs. He supports the FAA Program Management Organization establishing best practices and working with individual programs in implementing program control functions. Mr. Paull earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Mathematics from Boston College and has a Master of Science degree in Operations Research from George Washington University.

Shahan Stepanian

As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, Shahan Stepanian participates in strategic and operational planning by developing, communicating, and executing corporate strategic goals and objectives. He is responsible for the oversight of the program management and business case activities for government clients in the aviation industry, and accountable for the overall performance of the program management division with regard to revenue, growth, and profit objectives, as well as project quality and technical performance. Over his 20 year career, Mr. Stepanian has successfully supported numerous programs through the FAA Acquisition Management System by providing investment analysis, business case analysis, and acquisition support. In particular, Mr. Stepanian has served as the investment analysis lead for multiple ACAT 1 programs guiding the programs through successful Joint Resource Planning (JRC) decisions. Mr. Stepanian received both his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and his MBA from Northeastern University.

Patrick Kilfoile

Patrick Kilfoile has more than 19 years of systems engineering experience in air traffic management solutions with a wealth of technical and programmatic expertise on Cooperative and Non-Cooperative Surveillance, Information System Security, Communication, and Automation systems. Mr. Kilfoile is well versed in the FAA Acquisition Management System (AMS) policy and guidance having led the systems engineering efforts for the Mode S Beacon Replacement System (MSBRS) acquisition. He previously served as the Systems Engineering Lead for the Surveillance Interface Modernization (SIM) Program and also contributed to the FAA Enterprise Network Services (FENS) engineering team. Prior to joining Regulus Group, Mr. Kilfoile worked at Sensis Corporation developing multilateration systems as well as the Airport Surface Detection Equipment – Model X (ASDE-X) and Airport Surface Surveillance Capability (ASSC) systems. He is an exceptional problem solver able to implement practical solutions, and adapt new methods, systems, and technologies. Mr. Kilfoile holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Le Moyne College and his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University.

Kevin King

Kevin King has over 16 years of experience as an engineer and analyst. He is an innovative problem solver with a focus on performing research and analysis to aid informed decision making. He holds a PMP certification and has expertise in project management, program planning, modeling, simulation, cost/benefit analysis, data analysis, and visualization. Mr. King has been a key contributor and primary customer interface for over a dozen cost, benefit, and economic analyses in support of major FAA acquisition decisions. His prior experience includes leading teams in modeling, simulation, and analysis activities to support a variety of customer needs. In addition to the FAA, Mr. King has supported the Department of Defense in the execution of analytic methods such as simulation trade studies, decision analysis, optimization, and cost analysis. Mr. King received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech in 2004. He received a Master of Science in Systems Engineering with specialization in Air Transportation Systems Management, from George Mason in 2007.



At Regulus Group, it’s important that our benefits package reflect the value we
see in our workforce.
These benefits apply to all regular, full time employees and include:

  • Exceptional Health Plan
  • Vision & Dental Plan
  • Life and AD&D plan
  • Short & Long-term Disability
  • Long-term Care Insurance
  • Generous Vacation and Sick Paid Time Off
  • HCFSA/Commuter Benefits
  • Supplemental Insurance Opportunities
  • 401(k)/Safe Harbor Funds
  • Daycare Reimbursement
  • Training & Tuition Reimbursement
  • Bonus Opportunities


Meet some of our team

NAME: Nick

LOCATION: Alexandria, Virginia

POSITION TITLE: Senior Cost Analyst


Regulus is a go-to resource for high-profile and challenging FAA projects. Regulus is full of versatility and knowledge, so I always have an internal resource when tackling a unique situation. Regulus has industry-leading benefits and some fun perks while providing premium health insurance for peace of mind.

NAME: Shari

LOCATION: South Carolina

POSITION TITLE: Systems Engineer


Regulus is a company where employees act professionally in how they perform their job as well as how they treat one another. Everyone performs their jobs independently.

NAME: Jeff

LOCATION: Washington, DC

POSITION TITLE: Technical/Team Lead Systems Engineer


Regulus has given me the opportunity to lead interesting projects and chart out the direction of my career. Regulus is a group of knowledgeable, supportive, and fun individuals.

NAME: Scott


POSITION TITLE: Implementation Engineer


Since day one working for Regulus I truly feel I am part of a special family. I strive every day to ensure my work contributes to setting Regulus apart as the gold standard of FAA contractors.

NAME: Stephanie

LOCATION: Upper Marlboro, Maryland

POSITION TITLE: Senior Program Analyst


I love working for Regulus Group because this company truly cares about its employees. Regulus is all inclusive and promotes open communication. Everyone is available and willing to help from the owner to executive management to your peer coworker. Regulus is amazing!

NAME: Jennifer

LOCATION: Oklahoma City, OK

POSITION TITLE: Logistics Analyst


I like that I get to work on projects that interest me, using my strengths to benefit my customers in a tangible way. Regulus provides a collaborative workplace and allows me a variety of opportunities to grow and learn professionally.

NAME: Flecia

LOCATION: Springfield, Virginia

POSITION TITLE: Senior Scheduler/EVM Analyst


I’ve been with Regulus for 7 years now and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it. The company has a great work culture and environment which includes friendly coworkers, a team-oriented environment, and an enormous amount of trust that our Partners puts in each employee. But what stands out most to me is how Regulus puts its employees and employee work-life needs first over everything else.

NAME: Jeff

LOCATION: Peachtree City, GA

POSITION TITLE: Air Traffic Operations Specialist


I like the work challenges provided through Regulus employment and being part of an organization recognized by many aviation-centric organizations as having highly skilled, knowledgeable, and dedicated employees.


Join Our Team

Regulus Group is made up of talented, highly-skilled employees and partners who provide unmatched technical services for the air traffic surveillance domain. Over the last 16 years Regulus Group has become regarded within the Aviation Marketplace as a premier air traffic management company for our national airspace. Regulus Group continuously strives to provide interesting and challenging work that ensures job satisfaction for our employees. Our employees are our top priority; therefore, we provide opportunities for professional growth and seek to make our workforce be seen as the best in their field by both the global air traffic management market and our customers.

Join our highly-skilled, spirited, and respected team, where initiative and expertise are rewarded. Our diverse team members create a welcoming environment for collaboration on many levels. Give back to our Headquarters community by racing in our annual 5k/10k/Teeny K Turkey Trot, or enjoy a round of golf with your peers at our annual golf outing in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley.

Regulus Group, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. We treat all employees and applicants equally without discrimination because of race, color, religion, age, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status. We comply with all applicable laws governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria.


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We Cover A Lot of Ground

Regulus values customer engagement and being close to our customers allows us to be responsive. In addition to our headquarters, we operate three locations:  Washington, DC (located next to FAA headquarters), Galloway, New Jersey (Located near the FAA Technical Center) and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Located near the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center)


Regulus Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect. We promote fair and open access to career opportunities without discrimination because of race, color, religion, age, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status. It is our priority to cultivate an inclusive, supportive climate as it enables us to better meet the needs of our customers and employees, making us a stronger, more successful company and community partner.


Washington, DC

600 Maryland Ave SW Suite 755E | Washington, DC 20024 | 202.479.0252  

This Regulus office is located in the East tower of Capital Gallery, closest to 6th street.


Our building is located right above the Maryland Avenue and 7th Street SW exit of the L’Enfant Metro station.


Street parking is available nearby and there is a parking garage under the 600 Maryland Ave. SW building, accessible from 6th street.