Michael Pitts

As the director of Federal Programs and Contracts, Michael Pitts is responsible for developing new business for Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI) within the federal sector, where the company serves agencies that include the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Social Security Administration (SSA). Mr. Pitts also serves as a senior adviser for Quality Assurance Consultancy, the life sciences division of QAI. Pitts joined QAI in 2002 and has more than 35 years of experience in networking, programming and systems integration.

Before joining QAI, he spent 12 years with Universal Hi-Tech Development in Rockville, Maryland. There, Mr. Pitts held various executive positions, including senior vice president of the company’s New Business Group, where he was responsible for the overall technical direction and growth of the company. Earlier, Mr. Pitts held managerial positions at RJO Enterprises, EER Systems and Ford Aerospace, where he served as a networking and technology consultant to area businesses and government organizations.

Mr. Pitts holds a Master in Science in engineering management from The Johns Hopkins University and two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Maryland.