About Us

Our Identity

We are Mission Accomplished. Prior to our founding, our TruWeather Solutions leaders served our country honorably for over 35 years. During our service, our team developed a weather risk management framework for Air Force operations that integrated weather into daily mission planning and support. In just one year, without increasing accuracy, our team was able to reduce the impact of weather by 40 percent, saving taxpayers over 200 million dollars. This framework was certified by Air Force analysts. TruWeather has adopted this framework to serve weather sensitive businesses and industries in the private sector to increase safety and productivity when weather is a potential threat to business operations.

Our Approach

Aviation, Logistics and Weather

New mobility technology will change the way individuals move, and how goods and services are delivered. We understand the complex workflows associated with commercial drones and service industries. Weather forecasting has to fit seamlessly into a complex decision matrix with many variables. Unlike other companies that have built generic weather solutions, TWS fully integrates weather into the decision matrix that is necessary to streamline operations, reducing safety risks, avoiding unnecessary costs due to delays. The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform is agile, scalable, reliable and secure. Products are available via web portal or RestFul Web Service for direct integration into operator systems.

Our Team

Don Berchoff

CEO, Co-Founder

Howard Loonan

CFO, Co-Founder

Brian Bell

VP Products and Revenue

Michael Hunter

VP Engineering

Meghan Conway

Director Weather Systems and Projects

Gary Graeff

Director Operations, CCM, UAS Pilot

Craig Gilbert

Weather Information Systems Administrator

Lisa Hahn

UAS Meteorologist, Operations

Christopher Zarzar

Commercial Product Manager

Annie Wright

Client Solutions, Relations Lead

Sam Tinnesz

Sensor Systems Lead, UAS Pilot

Pavan Koundinya

Software Engineer

Shopnil Shahriar

Software Engineer

Shaun Carr

Software Engineer

Hal Hawkins

Software Engineer

Terris Thompson

Weather Software Developer

Kayla Fenimore

HR/Accounting, UAS Pilot

Taya Tadevosyan

Director Accounting/Finance

Lisa Tinnesz

Director Marketing

Leading The Conversation

TWS  is leading the conversation on appropriate standards and requirements for UAS by bringing weather and aviation expertise to national and international  standards task forces, establishments and government agencies.


Enabling Intelligent and Autonomous Communities Through Collaboration, CEO Don Berchoff, contributes his 40 years of experience and knowledge as an advisor for the Autonomy Institute.