EagleHawk was founded with a belief in the advancement and development of drone technologies. Willard Schulmeister and Patrick Walsh are the key principals at EagleHawk, and each are certified sUAS drone pilots with the Federal Aviation Administration. As experts in their respective fields, EagleHawk provides a unique value to its clients by obtaining great amounts of data using drones, and by being able to effectively utilize that data in real world applications. 

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Willard Schulmeister

Founder, COO, UAS Flight Operations and Geographic Data Specialist

Willard graduated from the University at Buffalo with a Master’s Degree in Geographic Data Science and also holds degrees in Economic Crime Investigation, Geography and Social Science. Willard has recently held professional roles in private security and investigations, as well the property insurance and inspections services industries.


Patrick Walsh

Founder, CEO, UAS Flight Operations and Thermography Specialist

Patrick graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology and holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering as well as an MBA from Rollins College. Patrick spent most of his career with Lockheed Martin working with advanced thermal imaging systems for fighter aircraft and helicopters.



Sean o'connor

Sales director

Sean leads our sales team and focuses on growing our partner network while holding a BA in Mathematics from the State University of NY at Cortland.  Sean has a sales background in Information Technology and Information Services along with management roles in the workwear and textile industry. 


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southeast region Sales manager

Mark Kramer heads up business development out of EagleHawk's Orlando, FL location.  Mark has 15 years of experience in infrared technology and manufacturing, and holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University as well as an MBA from Rollins College.



jacob albright

Engineer & Data analyst

Jacob holds degrees in Aerospace Engineering and Technology Management from the University at Buffalo and Alfred State College. Jacob has been building and flying drones and RC aircraft for years and is also a FAA certified remote pilot. 


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Alec Duffy

Technical Support

Alec is currently pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Buffalo. He is a FAA certified remote pilot and an independent Notary Public in New York State, working closely with legal counsel and title companies throughout Western NY. Alec provides operational and technical support to EagleHawk's unmanned aircraft field operations.


Joe Weiss, PhD

Business development

Joe is a successful entrepreneur and remains currently involved with several companies. Joe holds a PhD in education and is very active in the Western New York community. Joe plays an instrumental role in developing and maturing business relationships with EagleHawk.


Mike Reitano

Business development

Mike has 30+ years industry experience as lead executive of a private investigation and security firm in New York State. Mike has spent his career specializing in fraud, cyber, accident and claims investigations. Mike is also a certified insurance adjuster. 


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