Associate: Dr. Angela Trego, PE, PMP, FHEA

Dr. Angela Trego

Dr. Angela Trego, PE, PMP, FHEA improves technical organizations’ ability to retain employees and increase diversity, unlocking their unlimited potential through speaking, training and coaching.  In 2018, she was recognized as one of the top teachers at Utah Valley University and won the Faculty Excellence Award where she supported the development of both the mechanical engineering and project management programs.  Angela was one of Utah Business’s 2010 “30 Women to Watch” and won the “Rising Star” award at the 2009 Women Tech Council celebration. She had taught as an adjunct faculty member at Seattle University, Brigham Young University and the Australian Defence Force Academy.  As a senior manager at Varian Medical Systems, she led the research and development group.  Previously, Dr. Trego was a director of engineering at ATK Launch Systems developing new rockets and prior to that a principal engineer for Boeing Phantom Works working on corporate wide structural health monitoring programs.  Dr. Trego has two patents and is the author of over 90 publications and presentations ranging from the development of passive damping techniques using composites to the development of engaged teaching methodologies.  She graduated from Brigham Young University with a BS, MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering.  Angela is both a licensed professional engineering (Washington State) and a certified project management professional.  Angela is an associate fellow member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, executive board of directors for Empower Playgrounds Inc., executive board of SAMPE Utah Chapter, advisory board for the Leonardo museum, previously served on the executive board of the Women Tech Council, as a member of the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Inclusion, Diversity and Equity committee for the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.  More information about Angela can be found on her website at

CB Cain

C.B. Cain is a 1999 US Air Force Academy graduate with a MS in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the University of Washington, an MS in Flight Test Engineering from the USAF Test Pilot School, and a Master’s in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College.  A former USAF experimental test pilot, he commanded the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, the 704th Test Group at Holloman Air Force Base, and served as the Vice Commander of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center.  C.B. has over 2,300 flight hours in more than 25 different aircraft including experience as an instructor or pilot in the C-17A, C-12, and C-130H.  He flew over 450 combat hours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

During his career, C.B. led multiple developmental test programs in the C-17A, C-130H, and C-130J. He has also served on the Air Staff supporting Air Force Requirements and the Joint Staff at the National Military Command Center.

He is a member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots (SETP) and a graduate of numerous service schools and training programs including the Army War College and the Air Force Intern Program.