OneStrand Management Team

Tammy Halter

Chief Executive Officer

Tammy has 20 years’ experience in building a successful international software company as Director of Absolute Data Group Pty Ltd (ADG). Tammy also held the position of Secretary for the S1000D Australian Specification Maintenance Group (ASMG) during 2007 and 2008.

Tammy has a technical background with over 24 years’ experience in the information technology field; including SGML/XML publishing and document management experience with various solution companies.

Tammy has been a technical trainer, support engineer and project manager for several SGML software Distributors over the years, and was the Frame Product Engineer, Asia Pacific & Latin America for Adobe Systems. Through-out her career she has also been a speaker at a number of Industry programs including, most recently S1000D User Forum 2014 and 2015, and ATA e-Business Forum 2015 Tammy has published various white-papers on S1000D and articles within industry journals.

Tammy has nearly thirty years’ experience in the defense and aerospace industry, with a background that stemmed from being an aircraft technician in the Royal Australian Navy.

Tammy’s dual role within OneStrand will be to oversee the software development division.


Melissa Lyn Pennline

VP of Global Sales and Marketing

Melissa has 20 years of Technical Publications operational management experience in the commercial, defense and aerospace industries. With a proven track record in program and configuration management, Melissa has implemented Lean practices that maximize productivity and holds a certificate in Lean Six Sigma Black Belt methodologies.

Possessing a vast knowledge of multiple authoring and illustrating platforms, Melissa has supported the development, publication and delivery of operational and maintenance manuals for global Military projects. As an industry specialist, Melissa has proven success in developing and implementing interactive MIL-STD and S1000D based IETMs. These quality technical manuals meet FAA, JAA, CAA, DoD, and DND requirements.

Melissa’s diverse and extensive technical background now allows her to build new partnerships around the globe as the VP of Global Sales & Marketing of OneStrand’s Technical Consulting, Authoring Services and S1000D Software Solutions.