CopaSAT Announces New Leadership Team

July 17, 2018


Tampa, FL – July 17, 2018 – CopaSAT LLC, a world leader in highly reliable and secure global communication technology, announces three key leadership changes effective immediately.  CopaSAT is excited to announce the strategic hiring of Steve Carpenter, as General Manager and the newest addition to the executive team that is required to facilitate continued rapid growth.  Additionally, we would like to recognize the significant achievements of Scott Bohnsack, COO, who will become the CEO of CopaSAT.  Obie Johnson, the founder and former CEO of CopaSAT, will remain the Managing Partner as he turns over the position of President/CEO to Mr. Bohnsack.

Mr. Carpenter brings with him over 20 years of experience developing and implementing Field Support Services and world-class customer service to both Government and commercial clients, most recently in his previous role as Vice President of DoD Operations at Comtech Telecommunications Corp.  His support portfolio includes US military operations, IT infrastructure and Broadcast Services.  In addition, Mr. Carpenter has successfully managed teams of 300 engineers and support professionals deployed within CONUS and OCONUS.

“We are really excited to welcome Steve into the CopaSAT family.  CopaSAT is continuing to expand our portfolio and to grow at an impressive rate.  Steve will play a critical role in our deploying and supporting our growing customer base.  His extensive background in commercial and military support services, as well as the ability to lead large teams, gives us great confidence that Steve is truly the best person for this position.” -Obie Johnson, Managing Partner

Mr. Bohnsack has been at CopaSAT for two years and was originally hired as the Vice President of Business Development in 2016.  During his time at the company, Mr. Bohnsack oversaw almost triple revenue growth and became COO by his second year.  He played a significant role in the acquisition of Eclipse Composites.  In his previous roles, Mr. Bohnsack served as CEO and Executive Vice President of North America and Australia for Northrup Grumman M5 Network Security.  Additionally, he served as Vice President of Federal Sales and Marketing at TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.  “Scott was an excellent addition to the core leadership team and now I am happy to announce his new role and look forward to working with him to continue our rapid expansion.  Together, we have instilled a corporate culture and operational tempo that bodes well for our customers and our future.”  -Obie Johnson, Managing Partner

CopaSAT, LLC is a provider of turn-key and end-to-end complex satellite solutions that are designed to simplify the deployment of satellite communications. CopaSAT provides a wide range of SATCOM products, services, and infrastructure incorporating Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSAT), airborne ISR/COTM, as well as maritime terminals in support of mission-critical applications for our customers. CopaSAT was recently named an awardee on the $2.5 billion Complex Commercial SATCOM Solution (CS3) contract. CopaSAT solutions are tailored to the unique requirements of our customer segments in aerospace, maritime, broadcast, government and infrastructure.


Contact Information:

Scott Bohnsack, CEO