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Welcome Aboard New Team CANA Members!

Updated: Sep 13, 2022

As CANA Advisors’ sails catch the wind and journey further into the seas of logistics operations and Big Data analysis in 2020, we would like to welcome aboard new team members Kassie McRostie, Rick Hanson and our new HOH CFP Fellow, Tom Fields, to Team CANA.

Digital Media Coordinator

Kassie has been in the digital media field for the past 2 years with experience in digital media coordination, content creation, and social media expertise. She also has years of experience in retail, product research, and management. Kassie is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she studied English and Digital Technology. You can contact Kassie at

Senior Operations Research Analyst

Rick is a Senior Operations Research Analyst at CANA. He has over 20 years of experience in simulation, data analysis and mathematical modeling of capabilities and requirements decision problems in a military operations research setting. He also has extensive software development experience spanning over 30 years, mostly in scientific computation, but also including applications in accounting, finance, numeric and symbolic computation and databases. Rick studied mathematics at George Mason University and computer science at Columbia. You can contact Rick at

Tom Fields

HOH CFP Fellow

Tom has 30 years of military experience in military operations, training, and operations research in the Army. He served in the Regular Army, Army National Guard, and United States Army Reserve. He has served the last decade with the Army National Guard as an operations research officer focused on optimizing resource acquisition and distribution within the Army National Guard. Tom received his undergraduate degree from the United State Military Academy and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the American Military University. You can contact Tom at

Welcome Aboard!


CANA Advisors is a veteran-owned, woman-owned, equal opportunity company based out of Gainesville, Virginia in the United States of America.

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