We design, develop, and deliver Next Gen concepts.
Demands of a rapidly transforming world requires visionary leadership
ready and able to adapt and shape the industry, and guide the market.
We at DVAC understand shifts in the global marketplace, combined with
Innovative advances in technology and systems, provide for an exciting and
unlimited horizon of possibilities in design and process.
Iliad Alexander Terra, AIA
Managing Director, Founding Partner
Iliad Alexander Terra is a visionary architect and designer who brings a wide range of
experience to DVAC. Mr. Terra has designed projects throughout the Washington, DC metro
region, as well as internationally, with special focus in energy efficient designs and master
planning in education and hospitality sectors. As a Full Member of ULI Washington Mr. Terra
is heading up DVAC’s initiative in developing projects and innovative real estate investments
vehicles for the consortium.
Currently as a founding partner of DVAC, Mr. Terra is heading the consortium’s effort for
developing a network of vanguard firms under the DVAC flagship and brand to act as an
internationally competitive US team able to access and deliver major projects globally, which
includes spearheading design and development for top tier hotels in the KSA and UAE markets.
Mr. Terra also directs DVA’s Interiors department, using innovative strategies and methods
in designing spaces and building client relations to result in enhanced delivery of product
and services. He is engaged in projects for prominent developers, as well as DHS, TSA, and
other Agency clients.
In 2005 Mr. Terra was the lead designer for the AIA award-winning Center for Applied Learning
and Technology in Anne Arundel, Maryland. He has received numerous awards for his designs.
Mr. Terra’s background includes a BA in Fine Arts, MA in Architecture from the University of
Maryland, service in the United States Army, significant international business development
experience, and his innovative multidisciplinary approach to projects and designs.
Mr. Terra also is the founder and president of the Council on Global Relations (CGR), a
not-for-profit organization with focus on capacity building in the Central Asia and MENA
regions, with board members comprised of state and corporate leaders, collaborating with
governments and private sector towards mission objectives. Mr. Terra’s access to Washington’s
diplomatic community brings a competitive edge to DVAC’s international mission.
Michael D. Krause, Ph.D
Colonel, United States Army, Retired
Michael D. Krause, Ph.D is security specialist, leader, educator, logistician, and former soldier.
His background spans military service in two wars, on four continents, participating in five
contingency operations. Dr. Krause serves as founder and President, KRI; and
Chairman of SecureChain, focused on strategic planning, logistics, security, and leadership
development. He is a founding partner of DVA-Consortium, which creates secure, efficient,
innovative buildings projects and facilities worldwide.
Dr. Krause brought SMI-Hyundai’s construction and management capability to the
Middle East and Germany. As the CEO of the IKBB, AG, he forged the team to build, manage
and operate the World Congress Center in Bonn, Germany. In the Middle East, Dr. Krause
contributed to the building of Armada Towers in Dubai. He recently served on the investigative
staff of the House Appropriations Committee, United States Congress, Washington, DC.
He formerly served as Dean of Valley Forge Military College, Wayne, PA.
Beforehand, he advised GSE Systems, Inc., on the use of simulation technology in
education, and training and formed simulation education centers at universities
in Abu Dhabi, UAE; Glasgow, UK; and Atlanta, GA.
Until September 1999, Dr. Krause served as Chief Logistics Planner for Amazon.com,
and was responsible for the logistics supply chain business process, training and
strategic logistics planning. Previously, as a military logistician, Dr. Krause served as
chief logistical planner during the Gulf War. His Desert Shield and Storm logistics planning
experience led him to formulate the concept for a “logistics anchor desk,” which visualizes
interactive real-time supply chain management. He previously served as US Army,
Deputy Chief of Military History.
As educator, Professor Krause taught at the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY;
the US Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS; the Industrial College
of the Armed Forces, the National War College, National Defense University, Washington, DC;
and the Naval War College Continuing Education Program, Newport, RI. He has taught at
civilian universities and continues to lecture at several business and academic institutions.
He is fluent in his native German.
He served for ten years as a member of the Army Science Board (ASB), charged with
advising the Secretary of the Army and the Chief of Staff of the Army on significant issues.
Dr. Krause is a graduate of Norwich University, BA 1964, Northfield, VT;
and Georgetown University, MA 1966, Ph.D. 1968, Washington, DC. He graduated from the US Army
Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, KS, 1978; the National Security Course,
Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Washington, DC, 1973; and the National War College,
Washington, DC, 1985. He has written three books as well as numerous articles on logistics,
security, strategy and policy.
Richard Donnally, AIA, LEED AP
Strategic Team Partner, A&E
Mr. Donnally is the Senior Principal of Donnally Vujcic Associates, Architects in Gaithersburg,
Maryland and is responsible for directing design and administration of the firm. He brings
over 35 years of experience in planning, architectural design, and construction techniques
to his direct supervision and involvement in every stage of project development.
Mr. Donnally received his Bachelor of Architecture with High Honors from the University
of Maryland, and is a registered Architect in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Illinois, the District
of Columbia, and Virginia, as well as holding a national NCARB registration. He has
served on the Board of Directors of the Potomac Valley Chapter A.I.A., and participated
in a national study of energy conscious design for the U.S. Department of Energy. He is
a LEED Accredited Professional and was a past founding chairman of the MD/DC NAIOP
Sustainable Development Committee.
Mr. Donnally is an active member of the Building Officials and Code Administrators (BOCA),
the ASTM committee on Home Land Security, the National Association of Industrial and
Office Parks, the Historic League of D.C., and is a member, contributing editor, and frequent
lecturer for The Urban Land Institute and Johns Hopkins University.