Chairman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Thomas S. Kornegay is chairman, founder and chief executive officer of TeKONTROL, Inc. Until recently, he also served as the company’s president and chief operating officer.
As chairman and CEO, he provides strategic direction to the company he founded in 1986. Under his leadership, TeKONTROL has grown to a multi-million dollar business enterprise with more than 60 employees and current operations in the United States and eight other countries including the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, the Republic of Columbia, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of India, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Kenya and the Republic of the Philippines. TeKONTROL has provided support to more than thirty countries through its U.S. Army and U.S. Navy contracts.
Mr. Kornegay had previously served as project manager for American Systems Corp. following his military career. The Company has been recognized for its outstanding performance and community service by a number of organizations. TeKONTROL has also been cited by the Orlando Sentinel has an outstanding workplace for families.
A U.S. Navy veteran, Mr. Kornegay served for 24 years in a variety of engineering, logistics and maintenance management and staff positions. He earned his bachelor of arts degree (Cum Laude) in business administration from Orlando College in 1985 after earlier receiving an associate of arts degree from Southwestern College, Chula Vista. CA.
Mr. Kornegay is active in a myriad of civic and community activities and has served in leadership positions in many of them, including the Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce Executive Board, the Black Business Investment Fund Board of Directors, the Orange County Historical Society Board of Directors, the COMPACT Board of Directors, the Greater Orlando Small Business Chamber Executive Board, the African American Chamber Board of Governors, the Florida Chamber Board of Governors, the Leadership Orlando Alumni Board of Directors and the Greater Orlando Leadership Foundation Board of Directors. Mr. Kornegay was also a state of Florida delegate to the 1995 White House Conference on Small Business.