Meet the Board 

Get to know Troopster's board of directors

Anthony F. Vittone  

Anthony is the Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of DroneUp. Mr. Vittone joined DroneUp in 2018. DroneUp is a leader in the emerging market of unmanned aerial vehicle (drones) services. DroneUp combines its large pilot network and innovative pilot management platform to deploy the right pilot with the right assets to get a mission completed for governmental contracts and private industry. At DroneUp, Mr. Vittone manages the companies operations including finance, marketing, legal, human resources, and investor relations.

Jody Wagner

A small business owner, lawyer and community leader, Jody has been instrumental in helping Virginia and Virginia Beach succeed. Currently, she is the President of Jody’s Popcorn — a small business that employs over 35 people locally, that she started in her garage 15 years ago. She served as State Treasurer under Former Governor Mark Warner and as Secretary of Finance in the Cabinet of Former Governor Tim Kaine. As State Treasurer, Jody oversaw payments, issued bonds, nurtured the Commonwealth’s investments and maintained Virginia’s AAA credit rating. As Secretary of Finance, she was responsible for the State budget and worked with state agencies to champion economic development, education, affordable housing, transportation, workforce training and healthcare. During her service, she spearheaded bond issues to build several hundred higher-education buildings, many of which are in Hampton Roads, and Virginia was named the best state for business, the best managed state and the best state to be born in. 

Steven Jones

An entrepreneurial leader, Steven has co-founded or directed 4 statewide and national organizations, helping secure over $4.5 billion in business development, public-private partnerships, and capital construction funds. A nationally awarded public relations and marketing executive, Mr. Jones has more than 10,000 press credits to his name across local, state, national, and in ternational publications working to develop marketing, crisis communications, and public relations campaigns for clients ranging from Governors and US Senators to Fortune 100 companies and high growth start-up organizations. He has also worked extensively internationally, helping structure development, marketing, and regulatory deals across 5 continents.

Doug Beaver

A native of Honolulu, Hawaii, Doug graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and was commissioned in the U.S. Navy through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps program. He earned an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from the Naval Postgraduate School and is a 2016 alumnus of the CIVIC Leadership Institute. Doug is a member of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Alumni Board of Directors and Navy League of Hampton Roads Board of Directors.