Who We Are


Eduardo F. Palacio – President


Ed Palacio is President and a founding partner of P&L Technical Management Solutions (PLTMS).  Previously, Ed was Vice President of Program Management and Business Operations for ITT Exelis Electronic Systems, a $1.5B Strategic Business Unit and a leading supplier of Electronic Warfare, Communications, Radar, and Electronic Support Measure Systems.  In this position, he was responsible for Program Management excellence throughout all of Electronic Systems’ multiple locations.  Before joining ITT as part of its acquisition of EDO, Ed was Sector Vice President for EDO Corporation’s Electronic Warfare Sector.  This sector consisted of three business entities with annual sales of more than $350 million.  Ed has more than 37 years of experience in directing the development and production of complex electronic systems with a history of successful performance.  He has proven expertise in corporate strategy formulation, organizational construct, international teaming and major program pursuit and capture.  He has held profit and loss responsibility at the Business Unit and Sector levels, as well as functional lead positions in Program Management, Engineering, and Operations.


Ed holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Cooper Union School of Engineering and Science.  He also holds two Masters’ degrees, in Electrical Engineering and Technology Management, from Polytechnic Institute of New York.  He is a Program Management Institute certified Project Management Professional (PMP) as well as a Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt.  Ed also teaches graduate level Product Development, Project Management, and Global Operations Management courses at the State University of New York, Stony Brook campus.

 

Robert J. Lukachinski - Vice President


Bob Lukachinski is Vice President and a founding partner of P&L Technical Management Solutions (PLTMS).  Previously, Bob was Vice President of Engineering for the Electronic Systems Division of Telephonics Corporation. This division had annual sales exceeding $100M, serving the ground surveillance needs of the Army & Marine Corp deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection along the southwest border.  Before joining Telephonics, Bob had a long and successful career at EDO Corporation, a $1.3B entity comprised of multiple, $300M+ Operating Sectors, becoming the Vice President and Senior Technical advisor to the CEO and responsible for coordinating the technical focus and investment decisions of this technically diverse enterprise.  Bob has more than 37 years of experience in directing the pursuit, capture, development, and production of complex electronic systems and services.  He has proven performance in customer relations, both Government and Prime Contractor, as well as strong managerial and organizational skills.  He has a broad technical background and extensive experience with principles of process oriented development, Integrated Product Teams, and export control regulation.


Bob holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.  He also holds two Masters’ degrees; an MS in Electrical Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of New York and an MBA in Management from Adelphi University.

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