Our Team is Leading
Problem-Solving Into the 21st Century

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Rob De La Espriella

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Rob established DLE Technical Services, LLC (DLE) in 2006. DLE is a prime contractor for the Department of Energy.  Rob is the creator of the BlueDragon Hyper-Integrated Causal Analysis (HCA) methodology, a disruptive, next-generation problem-solving methodology specifically designed to tackle the complexities of human-centric problems in modern socio-technical work environments. 

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William J. (Bill) Toth, PhD

Security & Safeguards Senior Policy Advisor

Bill is the former Manager of the Project, Program Management Office for International Nuclear Nonproliferation programs. Bill and Rob are collaborating on programs that will help sites important to national security with the proactive identification and mitigation of external threats to these most secure facilities.

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Sherry Gevedon, PhD, MBA, MS, RN

Healthcare Advisor & Training Partner 

Sherry is the CEO of Professional Education Seminars, Inc. and has decades of experience in delivering live and online training. Sherry and Rob have collaborated to bring curring-edge training to the Navy and the Air Force, and is a key BlueDragon HCA  training advisor. 


Nuala Calnan, PhD

BioPharma Advisor & Training Partner 

Nuala is the Founder and Principal at BioPharm Excel, whose mission is to drive patient safety-focussed innovation in the BioPharma and Medtech industries.  Nuala and Rob are collaborating on raising the bar on Risk Management and Causal Analysis in the Pharmaceutical industry.


Rafa De La Espriella

Chief Information Officer

Rafa is a former C-Suite Executive in the Telecom industry in Latin America.  Rafa manages our IT infrastructure and the transition of our training courses to the virtual environment. 


Rob De La Espriella

Design Thinking & Marketing Manager

Rob is a Chemical Engineer from Notre Dame and joined us in the fall of 2021 after two years at Florida Power & Light Energy where he worked in product management, process improvement and new product development.  Rob is trained in BlueDragon HCA and has certificates in Design Thinking from Princeton University and IDEO.  

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Scott English, M.Ed., PMP

Project Management

Scott came to DLE after 27 years in the US Air Force.  He is PMP certified and is the Project Manager for our government contracts. 

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Joy Worrell

Public Relations

Joy joined DLE Technical Services in May 2020.  She is our Public Relations expert and strengthens our corporate communications.  Joy is our first point of contact for new students and recent graduates of our training programs.