Omar Kader

Chairman and CEO

Dr. Kader, a US Army veteran, is the founder of Paltech, a professional services firm specializing in training, technical assistance, instructional systems and program management. Paltech has provided reliable e-learning services to U.S. government agencies including: Department of State, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Coast Guard.

Dr. Kader is active in international affairs and previously served as the Executive Director of two non-governmental organizations in Washington. He also served as a member of the U.S. Delegation observing and monitoring democratic elections worldwide. He has provided expert commentary to news organizations (BBC, Washington Post, CNN) and teaches an annual foreign policy seminar on unfolding political and international development issues. In 2004, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Humanities by Weber State University.


  • PhD, University Southern California, International Relations
  • BA, Brigham Young University, Political Science, International Relations

Board Memberships

  • Middle East Policy Council, Chairman
  • Weber State University, President’s Advisory Council

Leadership Team

Patsy Porter

Vice President of Human Resources and Talent Management

Christopher Embert

Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development

Cherise Haskins

Vice President of Contracts