A principal factor in GCR’s many years of success is our management team. From the Board of Directors to our executive staff, we are built on a solid foundation.


Tom Amburgey

Prior to joining GCR, Tom Amburgey served as General Manager, Public Administration at CentralSquare Technologies, where he led the business unit focused on providing software and services to over 3,000 local government agencies across North America. While at CentralSquare, Amburgey led several mergers and acquisitions and spearheaded the company-wide transformation of legacy products to a new and robust SaaS delivery platform. He has been recognized nationally as an innovative technology leader and has spoken internationally on many government technology topics. Tom has a B.S. in Organizational Management from Palm Beach Atlantic University and an MBA from the University of Florida. He is a native of Florida where he resides with his wife, Kathy.


Christopher Porras

Chris has more than 30 years of Big 4 auditing, financial reporting, mergers/acquisitions, and system implementation experience. He joined GCR after five successful years at CCH, a tax, accounting, audit, and firm management software and services company. He has served international organizations and small and midsized private equity backed firms as CFO, COO, and VP of Finance. Chris has a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Southern California and a Master’s in Finance from Georgia State University.

Matt Blakely

Prior to becoming CTO, Matt founded and served as CEO of MB3, a grants management software company acquired by GCR in 2018. At MB3, he helped communities recover from large-scale disasters by building software to manage the distribution of billions of dollars in government grants. His many years of business experience and leadership have made him a recognized expert in the development of corporate culture that positions companies for real growth. Matt’s core belief is that a culture of empowerment becomes a competitive advantage and key growth strategy, and he has written a book, “Empower Then Lead,” on that topic.

John Bastin
Divisional CEO, PCC

John has over twenty years’ experience in sales, strategy, and delivery leadership for private equity backed startups as well as Fortune 500 IT services organizations. He has a deep understanding of the state and local government market and is highly adept at strategic planning, offerings development and penetrating new markets within the State and Local government space. Prior to joining PCC, John was a Senior Director / National Sales Leader for Hewlett Packard (HP) Enterprise Services, where he led sales for the U.S. State and Local Government Division of the company.


Angele Carriere Romig
Divisional CEO, Grants Management

With nearly 30 years of professional experience, Angele directs the Resilience, Recovery and Real Estate teams. She brings in-depth knowledge of customer relationship management and an experienced understanding of the political landscape. With a deep-rooted belief in growing an organization through investment in human capital, Angele has solidified GCR’s position as a leader in disaster recovery and grants management solutions.


Timothy Walsh
Divisional CEO, Critical Infrastructure

With an impressive background in airport management and consulting, Tim joined GCR in 2011. He quickly assumed the lead within our Critical Infrastructure division, and has been instrumental in broadening GCR’s pursuit of diverse airport work. Tim is a high-energy professional whose leadership complements the superb talent and extensive experience of both our Airport and Energy teams.