Alta Vista Solutions Expands into New Region and Market with Appointment of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Engineer


Alta Vista Solutions (Alta Vista) today announced that Edward Greutert, P.E., has come on board to further develop the company’s growing portfolio of regional accounts in the Pacific Northwest. Building on Alta Vista’s existing client needs, and the firm’s commitment to innovation, Greutert will develop and implement an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) service offering for the firm. Mr. Greutert has proven experience in managing large public and private sector contracts. He joins Alta Vista from Booz Allen Hamilton, where he spent 14 years developing and managing a portfolio of nearly $75 million in federal contracts. He also developed and launched a systems engineering service offering for the UAS market and is a published author on the topic.

“I am very excited about the opportunity to help Alta Vista grow into the rapidly-growing field of unmanned systems. I feel fortunate to join such a dynamic firm that is already recognized as a leader in quality engineering,” Greutert stated. “Alta Vista’s existing expertise and resources will provide a solid platform for growth into the unmanned systems market.”

Alta Vista’s president, Patrick S. Lowry, P.E., commented, “Ed’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge has already made him a valuable addition to the team. He will have a key role in delivering on our commitments to industry leadership and building our capabilities in exciting new markets. I’m looking forward to seeing Ed’s impact as he works with existing and new clients to develop and implement high-quality solutions.”

Greutert earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of California, Davis and a master’s degree in UAS systems engineering from the Unmanned Vehicle University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in California and Washington State and resides in Seattle.