Adam Goldstein, Founder & CEO

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Mr. Goldstein is the founder of Archer and has served as its Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors since the company was listed on the NYSE in 2021. Prior to the go-public transaction, Mr. Goldstein served as the President and CEO of Archer and a member of its board of directors. 

Prior to founding Archer, Mr. Goldstein founded and led Vettery, a software company from November 2012 to December 2019. Vettery counted amongst its key customers Amazon, eBay and JP Morgan. Vettery raised less than $10 million and was sold to the Adecco Group for over $100 million.  

Prior to Vettery, Mr. Goldstein served in various leadership positions in leading financial institutions. Mr. Goldstein holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Florida and an M.B.A. from NYU Stern School of Business.

Tom Muniz, Chief Operating Officer

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Tom Muniz has served as our Chief Operating Officer since March 2021. Before being promoted to COO, Mr. Muniz served as our Vice President of Engineering from December 2019 through February 2021. From July 2019 to December 2019, Mr. Muniz served as Vice President of Engineering at Wisk, an eVTOL company. From January 2011 to July 2019, Mr. Muniz served in a variety of roles at Kitty Hawk, an eVTOL company, including Lead Engineer, Battery Systems Group, Director of Subsystems Engineering, and VP Engineering. From May 2009 to December 2010, Mr. Muniz served as an Aerospace Engineer at Desktop Aeronautics, Inc., a developer of aeronautics software. Mr. Muniz holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the University of Washington.

Mark Mesler, Chief Financial Officer

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Mark Mesler joined Archer as CFO in February 2022. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Mesler served as the Chief Financial Officer of Volansi Inc., an aerial logistics and drone company, from November 2020 to January 2022, as Vice President of Finance for Bloom Energy, Inc., a company producing solid oxide fuel cells, from August 2009 to November 2020, and in various other finance roles from January 1991 through August 2009. Mr. Mesler has a B.S. in Finance from Penn State University and an M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business.

Geoff Bower, Chief Engineer

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Dr. Geoff Bower is Archer’s Chief Engineer. With over a decade of experience in the eVTOL aircraft industry, he has helped design and build 5 previous generations of full-scale eVTOL aircraft. Before joining Archer, Geoff was Chief Engineer for Project Vahana at ACubed, an Airbus innovation center in Silicon Valley, where he led the engineering team that designed, built, and completed a successful flight test campaign of the Vahana demonstrator. Before Vahana, he worked on flight control system development and aerodynamic modeling at Zee.Aero. Dr. Bower holds an MS and a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Stanford University, and a BS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Tosha Perkins, Chief People & Partnerships Officer

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Tosha Perkins is the Chief People & Partnerships Officer at Archer. Prior to joining Archer, Mrs. Perkins was the Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President at McDermott International Inc, where she was globally responsible for all human resources functions and supported 40,000 employees across 54 countries. Prior to McDermott International Inc, Perkins held leadership roles at several large consulting firms, including Slalom, North Highland, and Accenture. Perkins earned her B.S. in psychology from Texas State University and a Ph.D. from Alliant International University in industrial/organizational psychology.

Andy Missan, Chief Legal Officer

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Andy Missan has served as our Chief Legal Officer since August 2021. Prior to joining Archer, from October 2015 to August 2021, Mr. Missan served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Fitbit Inc., and prior to that, from March 2013 to October 2015, served as Fitbit's Vice President and General Counsel. From July 2009 to October 2012, Mr. Missan served as Vice President and General Counsel at Bytemobile, Inc., a mobile video optimization company. From April 2005 to May 2008, Mr. Missan served as Vice President and General Counsel of MobiTV, Inc., a provider of mobile video solutions. Prior to MobiTV, from December 2001 to November 2004, Mr. Missan was Vice President and General Counsel of Danger, Inc., a mobile devices and services company. Mr. Missan was also the Vice President and General Counsel of Replay TV, Inc., a DVR technology company, from September 2000 to October 2001. Mr. Missan has also held senior legal and business affairs positions at RCA Records Label/BMG Entertainment and Sony Music Entertainment Inc. Mr. Missan holds a B.A. in government from Oberlin College and a J.D. from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.