Our Leadership Team

Our leaders are seasoned professionals with extensive experience in all areas within the simulation, training, aerospace, defense and high technology industries, which include and not limited to: Program Management, Business Development, Engineering, Visualization (2D/3D), Subject Matter Expertise, Cyber, etc. Their deep understanding of the changing technical environment within these industries allows them to steer the company in a direction that produces winning results for our customers, consultants and the simulation community.

Larry Kayne

Chief Operating Officer

With over 35 years of operational support and leadership experience working for Defense companies, Larry Kayne brings organizational and leadership skills to SimSTAFF Technical Services. He has successfully led teams of individuals with multi-disciplined skills – from business leaders to engineers, to computer design teams, and more. Larry has worked for both large and small companies in the engineering, modeling, simulation and training industry, and has served in operations and leadership positions.

At SimSTAFF, Larry is responsible for providing Senior Leadership and Oversight to the team, and oversees the strategic vision for the company. He strongly believes that a good leader must be a good communicator and have an awareness of the changing market. His efforts at SimSTAFF will inspire innovation, as well as build maintain business relationships.

Larry is a graduate of California Coast University, Santa Ana, Ca. When he is not working he enjoys traveling with his wife, being outdoors, exploring the underwater world and spending time with his family.

Steve Dolinsky

Director of Sales and Marketing

Steve Dolinsky, Director of Sales & Marketing, started his staffing solutions career with Aerotek in 1998 as a technical recruiter & then moved into a business development role.  He has served as the Business Development Manager for various large & small staffing & solutions firms since.

Steve joined SimSTAFF in December 2017 as the Director of Sales & Marketing.  He brings a wealth of   experience & knowledge in the Simulation, Gaming, Training, Aerospace, Defense, and High technology industries.  Steve believes that the clients needs come first.  He consults with his clients so they can achieve their strategic goals.  Steve builds and maintains his relationships with honesty and integrity.

Steve is a graduate of the University of Dayton.  He is a proud father, an avid golfer, and enjoys writing & the movies.


Patrick Callahan

Director of Operations

Patrick Callahan, Director of Operations with SimStaff Technical Services, began his industry career with national recruiting agency Elite Technical. In his 9 year tenure with Elite, Mr. Callahan served in roles ranging from Technical Recruiter and Sales Engineer to Business Development and Recruiting Manager. Mr. Callahan supported the general Aerospace and Defense sector as well as various commercial and IT clients.

Mr. Callahan joined SimSTAFF Technical Services in May of 2007 as the Director of Recruiting and Facility Security Officer. In 2010 he transitioned to Director of Operations where he oversees the day to day operations and strategic planning for the company. He is heavily involved in the recruitment efforts and candidate outreach, as well as being actively involved in the local Simulation and Training community. Since joining SimSTAFF, has worked primarily in modeling, simulation, and training and through SimSTAFF’s approach to staffing via knowledge based recruiting. Mr. Callahan strives to make SimSTAFF the modeling, simulation, gaming and training industries’ primary choice for staffing support, services, and solutions.

Mr. Callahan is a graduate from the University of Central Florida and currently holds a United States Coast Guard Captain’s License. He is active in several local community groups and enjoys fishing, hunting, and the outdoors.

Craig Hicks

Director of Sourcing/Senior Recruiter

SimSTAFF Technical Services Director of Recruiting, Craig Hicks, began his career as a recruiter with Elite Technical Services. During his 10 year tenure with Elite Technical Services, Mr. Hicks rose to Senior Recruiter and specialized in the recruitment and placement of candidates in the Aerospace and Defense sector.

Mr. Hicks brought his extensive experience in the staffing industry to SimSTAFF in 2008 as its Senior Recruiter. In addition to his cradle to grave recruiting experience, Mr. Hicks also specializes in mentoring, problem solving, and candidate/customer relationship building skills. In 2010, he became the Director of Recruiting for all offices. His responsibilities include candidate sourcing and screening, mentoring junior recruiters, client generation and maintenance. Mr. Hicks industry focus is primarily on engineering support services within the Aerospace and Department of Defense Simulation and Modeling sector.

Mr. Hicks is a graduate of Florida State University, and enjoys golf and fishing.