Stephen L. Waechter Biography
Stephen Waechter was originally elected to the CareFirst of Maryland, Inc. (CFMI) Board of Directors effective January 1, 2013. He was elected to the CareFirst, Inc. (CFI) Board on September 4, 2013 and became Chairman of the CFI Board in January 2016.
Mr. Waechter was appointed ARINC’s Vice President – Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer in June 2008. His responsibilities include managing the Company’s Business Operations activities in Accounting Operations, Financial Planning & Analysis, Treasury Operations, Internal Audit & Government Compliance, Contracts and Procurement. He also has responsibility for Corporate Technology Services.
Mr. Waechter has an extensive background in financial analysis and mergers and acquisitions, in addition to experience with customers in the Federal Government and U. S. Department of Defense. Before joining ARINC, he spent eight years as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Executive Vice President at CACI International, Inc., defense contractors based in Arlington, Virginia. Prior to that, he held CFO positions at Government Technology Services, Inc. (GTSI), Vincam, Inc., and Applied Bioscience International. His early career includes 19 years at General Electric Company, where he finished as Vice President, Finance, for General Electric Information Systems.
Mr. Waechter currently serves on the Boards of the following companies and University and was formerly on the boards of Applied Bioscience International, Inc. and NCI, Inc.:
Social & Scientific Systems, Inc. (ESOP)
Their mission is to improve public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government and other clients. This support enables policymakers, medical professionals, communities, and citizens to improve public health knowledge and to mitigate the effects of devastating diseases, such as HIV/AIDS.
Strategic Diagnostics, Inc. (Public Company – SDIX)
SDIX is a biotechnology company, that develops, commercializes, and markets proprietary products, services, and solutions for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics, food safety, and environmental markets. Its life science portfolio includes products and custom services that supply critical reagents used across the life science research and development markets.
Christian Brothers University
Board of Trustees
Member since November 2012
Mr. Waechter holds an MBA in Finance from Xavier University, 1974, and a BA from Christian Brothers College, 1972.