The business leadership of Holtec Government Services consists of a group of distinguished professionals with in-depth experience in commercial nuclear and federal nuclear projects. The executives listed on this page constitute our Executive Council led by the Chairman. The Executive Council provides the oversight over the sales, marketing and project execution activities. Decisions can be made by majority vote but are, in practice, collegial, and unanimous.
Frederick J. (Fritz) Roegge
President, Holtec Government Services
Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Holtec International
Vice Admiral Fritz Roegge is President of Holtec Government Services, LLC (HGS) which provides high technology-content goods and services to the US government and other governmental entities. He also serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of the parent, Holtec International. As Holtec’s Chief Strategy Officer, Admiral Roegge is charged with the responsibility to lead Holtec’s efforts, in concert with the Company’s Executive Committee, to identify new viable areas of business concentration.
Myron M. Kaczmarsky
Mr. Kaczmarsky has 40 years of experience in the nuclear industry, in responsible positions of business development, project management, and operations for the design, installation, startup, and operation of nuclear systems and facilities as well as the decommissioning and remediation of nuclear facilities for commercial and government customers. Following the acquisition of CB&I Stone & Webster by Westinghouse, Myron served as the Senior Director for Business Development to re-establish Westinghouse in the US DOE market for prime and Tier 2 contracts. Previous positions included; Senior Director for Business Development for CB&I Stone & Webster responsible for capturing and negotiating new nuclear plant EPC and Owner’s Engineer contracts in domestic and international markets; Senior Director for Business Development and Marketing for Shaw Power Nuclear responsible for capturing and negotiating EPC contracts for new AP1000 and ABWR nuclear power plants;; Vice President for Business Development and Marketing for Bartlett Nuclear Holdings; and Vice President for US DOE Operations and Business Development for Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure.
Mr. Kaczmarsky supported the Fukushima Daiichi incident recovery in Japan, providing solutions for treatment of contaminated water and preparing waste disposition strategies for the decommissioning plan. He also served as Director of Waste Management and Radiation Protection for the Maine Yankee decommissioning project. He developed the waste management program and disposition plans for the Maine Yankee, Millstone, and Connecticut Yankee decommissioning projects. He was Project Manager for the West Valley Demonstration Project Vitrification Facility ORR and Startup, Project Manager for the Replacement HLW Evaporator project at SRS, and Engineering Manager for Hanford Tank 101-SY remediation project.
Mr. Kaczmarsky was first appointed by the US Secretary of Commerce in March 2013 and then again in 2015 and 2017, to serve on the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee, involved in the promotion of US civil nuclear products and services to international markets. A member of the American Nuclear Society, Myron received his Bachelors and Master’s Degrees in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Virginia (1978 & 1979), and completed the Advanced Leadership Program at Rice University (2015). He has authored over 20 publications and presentations on the advancement of nuclear energy, nuclear facility construction, and radioactive waste management.
Donald A. Beckman
Mr. Beckman has forty-five years of experience in the management, operation, maintenance, design, and regulation of nuclear power plants, spent nuclear fuel and nuclear waste, and US Department of Energy nuclear research and defense facilities. Mr. Beckman has also managed the assignments of Beckman & Associates, Inc. consultants in a variety of utility and governmental projects involving technical and managerial issues, and US DOE facilities and commercial power plants with regulatory performance issues since 1984.
Early in his career, he was a licensed engineering officer and operator/shift supervisor on the Nuclear Ship Savannah; a shipyard reactor plant chief test engineer; and a commercial power plant startup/test manager. As part of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff, he oversaw control room operations at TMI-2 immediately following the accident and was a senior resident inspector and engineering manager at US NRC Region I.
Since 1984, he has been the president and principal consultant of Beckman & Associates, providing technical, scientific, quality expert witness, and nuclear organization management consulting to the US DOE, the US NRC and private sector customers. These engagements have frequently included acting in senior manager roles matrixed into utility and client organizations.
Program Director, HI-STORE CISF
Ed Mayer is a Program Director at Holtec International, where he is responsible for the Consolidated Interim Storage Facility in southeastern New Mexico. The facility will address the Nation’s spent nuclear fuel issue with the safest technology licensed by the USNRC. He is also responsible for the construction of the Holtec Technology Campus in Camden, NJ. The $320M project is aimed to help revitalize the City of Camden, a former bastion of technology and manufacturing. Prior to these roles at Holtec, Mayer served 28 years in the U.S. Submarine Force where he commanded the USS Oklahoma City (SSN-723) and USS Florida (SSGN-728). He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University where he earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering.
Senior Project Manager
Mr. Ed Bell is the Senior Program Manager for Holtec Government Services. In this role, Mr. Bell is responsible for government contracts, cost control and US DOE reporting. Major projects within the role include Holtec’s Hybrid Laser Assisted Welding program and SMR-160 Small Modular Reactor Demonstration program.
Mr. Bell earned a B.A. in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University and served seven years in the US Navy with two deployments, including the well-known Desert Shield. As a former US Navy Aviator Lieutenant (Pilot of P3C Orion), Mr. Bell developed new tactics for recently-developed military equipment, and later became a Pan Am Silver medalist. Mr. Bell has extensive experience working with government contracts, manufacturing process engineering and process controlling.