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SSI’s Experienced International Team 

The SSI team has unparalleled experience in 100 countries across the globe. Our team served the Dept of State, the Org for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Joint Chiefs of Staff, DoD, NATO, EU, and the National Space Foundation. SSI’s expertise in China and Asia include advising Guagdong, others include New Delhi, India, Brussels, Belgium; Davao, Philippines; Paramaribo, Suriname; Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; Abidjan, Ivory Coast, the National Foreign Affairs Training Ctr, and the National Security Space Institute. Asia and China are also specific areas of expertise. SSI advised the Guangdong Technology Finance Group, Qingdao Science and Technology Venture Capital Company, Chengdu, Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai, and Hangzhou. We have spent significant time in Vietnam, Thailand, Columbia, the UK, the Nordic Countries, Russia, Armenia, Switzerland, Tunisia, Poland, and Austria. SSI has a broad range of language skills available with fluency in German, Polish, Russian, French, and Arabic.

Key Personnel

Department of Defense (Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Staff, Army and Air Force Services, the Combatant Commands), Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, the Central Intelligence Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, NATO, European Union, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the Space Foundation, and the Secure World Foundation.

George Cunningham, President, Chief Executive Officer

George is a retired USAF Colonel with more than 34 years in National Security matters and is the founder and President of the Veteran Owned Small Business, Strategic Solutions Integrated, Inc. (SSI). He grew SSI to a well-respected consulting organization which focuses on bringing innovative, break-through technologies to the Commercial and Federal sectors from both national and international sources. He is responsible for growing several start-up companies into very successful enterprises and is part owner of a revolutionary space propulsion company ,body armor company, water purification technology company, and is on the Board of Directors to Cannae Corp. A space propulsion and satellite technology company. George maintains a broad range of expertise across multiple disciplines ranging from cybersecurity to biological defense. Mr. Cunningham’s has extensive experience in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Staff, Air Staff, USAF Special Operations Command, the Joint Special Operations Command, and Air Mobility Command. George served as a senior strategic policy advisor to the Defense Intelligence Agency's Science and Technology Office, the Joint Program Executive Office (JPEO) for Chemical and Biological Defense and the Joint Program Manager for Guardian, United States Strategic Command, USAF Air Mobility Command, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, OSD’s Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO), and the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations Low Intensity Conflict (ASD/SOLIC). He served with the Department of State as the senior military advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to Europe’s largest regional security organization – the 56 member-state Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and as the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff representative to the Forum for Security Cooperation in Vienna, Austria. He has expert knowledge of the U.S. European Command, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), European Union, Eurasian border security initiatives, and worked as the U.S. representative to the Dayton Peace Accords Article IV proceedings throughout the Balkan states. He is a combat veteran of several U.S. conflicts and served in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Special Operations Group Commander. He is experienced in working with Special Mission Units, the Joint Special Operations Command Staff, and Geographic Combatant Commands. He has a vast amount of global experience and executed missions in 85 countries. He maintains excellent contact through key organizations such as the NATO Defense College’s Anciens and Supreme Allied Powers Europe Officers Association. George served as a Tactical Liaison Officer to the Army’s III Corps and 2nd Armored Divisions in Fort Hood, TX. He is a combat pilot with more than 6500 flying hours in a variety of jet and turbo-propelled aircraft. George was the President of the former Polish Warrior Foundation, an American Non-Profit serving wounded Polish Soldiers and a member of the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. George is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, NATO Defense College in Rome Italy, Air War College, and a Distinguished Graduate of Squadron Officers School. His undergraduate degree is in Science and he has a Master of Science in Administration.

Jay Mosley - Chief Operating Officer

Jay has over 25 years of leadership, operational, and business development experience in the Department of Defense, government agencies, and private industry. He is currently COO of Strategic Solutions Integrated specializing in high end federal contract support and technology disruption. He also was President, Innovate Consulting Group, COO of Merlin Global Services. and Executive Vice President of Operations, COO, for Gauss Management, Research, and Engineering (GMRE). Jay has overseen all aspects of operations of engineering, technology, and innovation to include leading products and service development, business development (BD), proposals, contracts, human resources, security, and alliances. For example, he guided GMRE to 100% growth rates guiding the firm from 2 to 200 employees. Over 22 years of military service as a USAF officer and pilot, he flew over 12 types of aircraft and served in multiple leadership capacities. He led Special Operations units with the need for cutting edge technology innovations and a $600M budget. In the software world, he filled a critical leadership role for operational and sustainment support of over 300 personnel and 5600 fielded software systems. He served in the Pentagon, Department of State, and Department of Justice, Special Operations Command, Joint Special Operations Command, Air Mobility Command, Air Force Material Command, garnering experience in over 80 countries worldwide, and benefiting from special training, access, and human experience.


Jay augmented his career a commercial pilot for Northwest Airlines. In Feb 2003, he served with the Department of Justice, US Attorney’s Office/Utah for the Anti-terrorism Advisory Council (ATAC) and a member of the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF). Jay’s current portfolio takes him across the country finding opportunities, building innovative teams, listening, and assessing talent for information technology and defense firms. He has supported multiple technology start-ups and charitable work through professional organizations.


Jay served on the Board of Directors (BoD) for the System of Systems Security (SOSSEC) consortium and represents over 290 of the most innovative firms in the private and government sectors. He served on the BoD for the Weber State University Utah Center for Applied Innovation and Design (UCAID). Jay is a combat pilot with 8000+ hours in a variety of aircraft and a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and has a Masters in Business Administration.

William “Bill” Pramenko - Chief Commercial Officer

Bill Pramenko is a retired Air Force Biomedical Sciences Corps Officer with Bioenvironmental Engineering and Health Physics experience. He has ten years of combined Air and Joint Staff experience to include support to USMC PP&O in the JNLWP. His post military civilian career started with a not for profit organization where he provided support to the IC. Follow on work came with a publicly traded telecommunications large company, a high technology startup company, and most recently a foreign military sales centric integration small business. He has held varied Vice President Positions that include the missions of Strategy, Business Development, Program Development, Marketing, Acquisition, and Strategic Partnerships. Bill attended the United States Military Academy, earned a BS and MS in Physics from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and a MS in Medical Health Physics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Bill is a founding member of a conference production company and consulting cell, VIP GlobalNet, LLC.

Clare John Fairfield, Chief Mergers & Acquisitions Officer, Director of Venture Development

Clare is a broadly experienced financial executive with over 30 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, and entrepreneurial development, including developing and operating investment funds, founding and operating companies, developing nationally recognized research university entrepreneurial programs, and driving innovation ecosystem development programs in the US and globally. Since 1983, Clare has been involved with the start-up, acquisition and/or development of companies in the education, communications, information technology, digital health, satellite, retail, healthcare, manufacturing, medical device, software, and construction industries. He is also Chairman of the Venture Capital Institute, a global venture capital and innovation development organization established in 1974 by the founders of the venture capital industry. Clare holds a BBA in Accounting, JD, and an MBA in Finance. Clare has international experience in over a dozen countries including 12 years of experience in China. He is a Senior Advisor to Guangdong Technology Finance Group located in Guangdong, China and a Senior Advisor to Qingdao Science and Technology Venture Capital Company located in Qingdao, China. He has developed and deployed multiple groundbreaking financial programs in Guangdong and Dongguan. Clare has also worked in Chengdu, Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai, and Hangzhou. In addition to China, he has spent significant professional time in countries as varied as Vietnam, Thailand, Columbia, the UK, the Nordic Countries, Russia, Armenia, Switzerland, and Tunisia. Clare has been a leading member of the U.S.-Sweden Entrepreneurial Forum since 2006. He is a regional, national, and international speaker on the topics of financial services, innovation, and venture capital as well as on educational programs for the support of those activities. For eight years, Clare served on the Board of Governors of the Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA), formerly the National Association of Small Business Investment Companies (NASBIC). During his tenure he served as a member of the Executive Committee and was the Chairman of the Education Committee and the Venture Committee. Clare also co-chaired the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and NASBIC Joint Education Committee. He served as a Commercial Reviewer for the National Science Foundation, was a charter member of the MidAmerca Healthcare Investor Network, served as a Co-Chairman of the MIT Enterprise Forum Committee on Entrepreneurial Ecosystems, and is a national advisor to Pipeline.

William Parker - Director, International and Domestic Engagements

Bill retired after 31 years of foreign service with the Department of State with the rank of Minister-Counselor, which is the diplomatic equivalent of Major General. He helped shape a diverse set of U.S. national security policies, both in gaining domestic support and implementing them globally on-the-ground. Bill has a unique acumen to engage foreign cultures and rapidly interpret their conceptual underpinnings and consequential effects upon critical global security issues. His subsequent focus has been dedicated in bringing U.S. space policy into the 21st century by leveraging commercial and international military alliances for improved space situational awareness (SSA). Bill has accumulated a vast array of contacts critical to national security interests at the highest levels of the Department of State, United States Strategic Command (USTRATCOM) and NATO. Past foreign service and other postings include: New Delhi, India; the U.S. Mission to NATO, Brussels, Belgium; Davao, Philippines; Paramaribo, Suriname; Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; Abidjan, Ivory Coast; and numerous Temporary Duty Assignments (TDY) in Qatar; West Africa and numerous others. Bill served as Minister-Counselor for Cultural/Public Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India. During his four-year tour he was responsible for overseeing Indo-United States Exchange Programs and interacted with American Cultural Centers and senior Indian officials at the ministerial level in New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, and Mumbai. He had the honor of administering the United States Fulbright Program as the Director of the U.S. Educational Foundation in India during a very challenging time for bilateral Indo-U.S. relations. He still managed to nearly double the Fulbright budget to $15 million and greatly increased the number of higher education exchanges between Indian and American students. For over 20 years Bill has been viewed as a respected and knowledgeable student of past and present Indo-U.S. relations. The Friends of the United States organization in Chennai and led by Mr. K.N. Ranganathan have invited Bill to give a series of presentations tentatively scheduled for late Winter 2018. He is extremely proud of having facilitated the first-ever United States Presidential speech before the Indian Parliament by former President William Clinton. In the late eighties Bill served as the Desk Officer for Southeast Asian Affairs in the Office of East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the former United States Information Agency. Over a two-year period he was the primary liaison between Washington and U.S. Information Service Posts in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand and Burma. He has maintained his high-level contacts in these nations, He serves as an International Adviser to the Space Foundation and a Special Adviser to Virginia Tech’s Applied Research Corporation (VT-ARC). He previously supported John Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Lab as an Adjunct Fellow. Has also serves on the Advisory Board of the Secure World Foundation, a NGO working in the field of space policy and security. In 2008 Bill assisted in the coordination and facilitation of the Space Foundation’s historic visit to the Chinese astronaut training center and the Jiuquan launch facilities at the southern edge of the Gobi dessert. This initial engagement has resulted in numerous unofficial/informal interactions between the Space Foundation and leading China space institutions. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and International Affairs from Thiel College. Bill is one of the few foreign service officers to have trained at the National Security Space Institute (NSSI). He has taken numerous senior level courses over the years at the U.S. Department of State’s National Foreign Affairs Training Center. He speaks French, survivor Spanish and Dutch as well as a few unique dialects learned on-the ground.

Daniel Maguire - Senior Security Consultant/Special Missions

Dan has 43+ years of experience working with the United States Defense Department in numerous positions supporting both operational and intelligence requirements. Dan is a retired Army Colonel, former Army Defense Intelligence Senior Level Officer (SES) and combat veteran with worldwide experience conducting special missions in support of national security requirements. He is a graduate of West Point as well as the National War College where he earned a Master's Degree in National Security Policy. During his military service, Dan served in multiple leadership positions in Special Operations and Intelligence organizations. He held positions from an "A-team" Commander in 10th Special Forces Group and Senior Intelligence Officer in 7th Special Forces Group to Battalion Command in the 902nd Military Intelligence Brigade. He also served in numerous assignments with the Defense HUMINT Service of DIA. His tours have included Operational Base Commander for a Joint Special Operations Task Force during the Bosnia conflict and Commander of the Intelligence Transition Team In Iraq as a Flag-level Civilian. Dan also served as the Security Director for Middle East and South East Asia for the 51,000 personnel of LOGCAP Program based in Iraq, Kuwait, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, and Dubai. Dan also was assigned to multiple senior level staff assignments serving as the Special Assistant to the Associate Director of Central Intelligence for Military Support to the Central Intelligence Agency and as the Director of Counter-Terrorism Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. His expertise spans the full scope of Special Operations and Intelligence activities. His most recent assignment was as the Director of Strategy, Plans and Engagement (J5) for Special Operations Command Africa, a position he held for 5 years before retiring from Civil Service. During his time with SOCAFRICA, Dan led the development of counterterrorism partnership activities with critical African partners throughout the Continent; and, was instrumental in developing relationships with NATO Special Operations Forces with strategic interests in Africa as well as combined associations with the European Command (EUCOM) and the NATO SOF HQ that resulted in numerous joint missions.

Chuck Loomis – Senior Consultant

Chuck Loomis (Lt Col, USAF, retired) has over thirty-five years of experience as an Air Force officer and a defense contractor for USAF, Joint Forces and OSD programs. A graduate of Colgate University, he earned a Masters in Counseling Psychology from Ball State University, and benefited from many professional and specialty courses throughout his USAF and defense contracting careers. His Air Force tours took him to South East Asia (Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia), the UK, Germany, and Japan where he worked in, built and led operational intelligence units supporting multiple USAF aircraft missions. He was with the Defense Intelligence Agency in Bonn when the Berlin Wall came down and was among the initial intelligence headquarters cadre shaping Strategic Air Command and Tactical Air Command into today’s Air Combat Command (ACC). Retiring from the Air Force, he was employed by several defense contractors in the Tidewater and Northern Virginia areas supporting ACC, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joint Forces Command, and the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) missions including the Chairman's Joint Training System, joint intelligence training requirements, battlespace electronic visualization and analysis, and information operations training. Chuck was instrumental in developing the Interagency portfolio for JIEDDO as well as intelligence modeling & simulation visualization development. He also facilitated negotiation of mutually beneficial government and non-government agency relationships. His experience and expertise includes multi-service, joint, and combined intelligence work at tactical, operational, and strategic warfighting levels to include extensive experience in the national and defense agency network.


Additional Subject Matter Experts on SSI Team 



Dr. Robert Caldwell, Ph.D. 

"Dr. Caldwell earned the Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Pathology from Vanderbilt University focusing on Infectious Diseases and Pulmonary Medicine. After graduation, Rob completed his fellowship in Biochemistry & Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, where he utilized proteomic technologies to discover and validate protein biomarkers for several human diseases. He was then promoted to Professor at Vanderbilt, leading research teams to study bone cancer, tissue regeneration/wound healing, and viral infections. In 2010, Rob relocated to the National Capital Region as Senior Scientist to support DHS and DoD efforts pertaining to national security, technology assessment and transition, and allocation of federal funds for basic and applied research that impact the U.S. Warfighter. He has authored more than two dozen scientific publications and textbook chapters, and has presented several dozen platform presentations, both domestically and abroad. He currently serves on the Research Advisory Boards at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and George Mason University." Dr. Caldwell is also the owner and President of Strategic Health Solutions, LLC (www.shs-dc.com)

Dr. Richard “Rick” Jaffe, Ph.D. MT (ASCP)

Dr. Jaffe brings over 30 years of leadership experience in creating a vision and setting direction for large organizations, such as scientific, public health, military, biotechnology and other organizations. His leadership experience has focused on leading, directing and managing public health programs, research organizations, and policy, with technical and operational experience in government, academia, military, and industry. In addition, He is a certified clinical microbiologist who has run his own clinical lab, leading training and certification as well as a bench scientist for over 20 years. Currently he is the President, Mission Focused Advisors LLC, (www.working with clients to align organizational strategy, improve operations, and ensure a critical corporate or functional initiative is successfully managed. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Richard Bland College of William and Mary teaching General Biology. Rick’s previous work assignments included being Director of the Division of Medical Countermeasures, Strategy, and Requirements (MCSR) in the Office for Policy and Planning, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) at Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) where he led the efforts to develop policy initiatives, planning and analysis, activities for storage, dispensing, administration, etc., and requirements for medical countermeasures (MCM) that help protect the U.S. civilian population during public health emergencies. Before that, Dr. Jaffe was the Senior Medical Advisor to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense/Chemical and Biological Defense Programs (OASD (NCB/CB) at the Pentagon. As contract support with ANSER, Inc., he assisted with the office mission to lead, guide, and integrate the Chemical and Biological Defense Program for the Department of Defense. This position required analysis, coordination, and interfacing with Office of the Secretary of Defense Staff offices, White House and Congressional staffs, Inspector General, the Intelligence Community, the Joint Staff, Service Staffs, Interagency and other Defense agencies in areas of mutual interest, such as medical countermeasures, emerging infectious diseases, diagnostics, bio surveillance, Public Health, and CBRN threats. Dr. Jaffe honorably served in the United States Air Force (Active and Reserves) and separated at the rank of major.

Richard "Dick" Gullickson 

Dick was a member of the Senior Executive Service for more than twenty years and the former Director of the Treaty and Verifications Technology Office, Nuclear Technology Directorate, Research and Development for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA).  He previously served DTRA in the roles as Director of Advanced Systems and Concepts office and Manager of the Loose Nukes campaign. Dick also Directed DTRA and the Defense Nuclear Agency (DNA) programs in nuclear weapons effects, phenomenology, survivability and testing.  He Directed the establishment of the combined effects radiation testing facility at Arnold Engineering Development Center as well as managed the directed-energy weapons and nuclear weapons effects at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the Office of Scientific Research.  Dick also created the Maritime Nuclear Detection Program and the Office of Naval Research.    Dick is also a retired USAF Lieutenant Colonel with assignments in the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization and served as the program manager for the Particle Beam Technology program.   He also worked as a physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the Air Force Weapons Lab, and the Naval Research Lab.  Dick did an overseas assignment supporting the Center for Ionized Gases in Frascati, Italy.  Earlier in his Air Force career, he directed the successful "STARSAT" experiment.   Dick served as the chair of the nuclear detection technology panel for the Office of the Secretary of Defense.  Dick has a master's degree in nuclear engineering and radiation sciences with a focus on plasma physics and a bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Michigan.  

Paul Haraldsen - Senior Security Consultant/Insider Threat

Paul has over thirty-nine years’ experience within the U.S. government concentrating on National Level Security and Counterintelligence (CI) Matters. He is the Founder and President of a successful Veteran Owned Small Business Consulting Group; Integrity Solutions Consulting Group, LLC. He is a retired Federal Law Enforcement Officer with extensive experience in CI, Counterespionage (CE) and Criminal investigations and operations, Insider Threat development, as well as Security Support to Special Access Programs (SAPS). He has expert knowledge and experience in all CI/CE, Security, and Insider Threat disciplines. He is a member of the National Industrial Security Policy working group currently developing National Level Security and Insider Threat requirements for Industry. Paul supported the Chief Security Officer, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), as his strategic Security and CI policy advisor. He developed Security and CI policy directives and instructions for DHS SAPs, which were subsequently adopted and signed by the DHS Secretary. Additionally, he assisted the CSO with developing requirements for a successful Insider Threat program. During his assignment to the Pentagon, Paul was the Director, Security/CI Policy, Program Compliance Inspection Oversight and Security Education and Training, Office of the Administrative Assistant, Secretary of the Air Force. During this assignment, he was responsible for Security and CI strategic policy development, oversight of security compliance inspections at government and industry locations and development of security and education programs for DoD SAPs. Prior to his Pentagon assignment , Paul was the Special Agent in Charge, Boston, MA, responsible for the oversight and supervision of Special Agents and Security Officers responsible for conducting CI investigations and providing security support for DoD SAPs totaling over $3.5B. As a Special Agent throughout the U.S and Europe he investigated several murder investigations resulting in indictments and convictions; counterintelligence investigations resulting in the identification and neutralization of spies from the former USSR and East Germany; and numerous successful counterdrug operations. Paul is a Criminal Justice Major, State University of New York.

Mr. Leroy “Roy” Smith

Roy has over 30 years with a full spectrum of experience and award-winning success in Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal organizations in acquisitions and operations. While at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Roy worked with J7/J8 on the Joint Staff (Joint Capability Board, Functional Capability Board) routinely in an effort to develop critical deliverables supporting the Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Strategic Command Center (CBTWMD SCC) for the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) and DTRA. As a former company executive, Roy led company profit & loss goals while also overseeing contracting, program management and business development responsibilities. During his 20 years as an Air Force Officer, Roy served as the commander and senior DoD official for contractor performance on major acquisition programs. He was also responsible for administering high dollar budgets while supervising a 360 multi-disciplined technical and administrative support staff at several locations. He is experienced in working with special mission units, the Joint Special Operations Command, United States Special Operations Command and Air Force Special Operations Command serving as the Chief, Current Operations, Chief Combat Plans and Tactics and as a senior planner for crisis and deliberate planning missions. He also served as a Missile Launch Officer overseeing operational, nuclear Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles as a Crew Commander. Roy served as an adjunct Assistant Professor and as a guest lecturer at numerous universities. Roy is a graduate of Squadron Officer School, Intermediate Service School and Joint Forces Staff College. His undergraduate degree is in Economics and he has a Master of Science in Administration.

Mr. Guido Fetta

Mr. Fetta is president and managing director of Cannae. Inc., a start-up aerospace technology company. In this role, he has invented breakthrough technologies and led project teams to develop and deliver prototype demonstrators of these technologies.  As CTO of Blue Water Technology Holdings, LLC, Mr. Fetta develops and evaluates cutting-edge water-purification technologies for fracking, waste-water treatment, desalination, and agricultural applications.  Mr. Fetta’s vast array of talent spans a 30-year career in the chemical, raw material, and aerospace industries. He has broad experience in technologies associated with chemical and material-separation operations. Currently, he supports SSI Inc., as a consultant in CWMD threat-reduction projects.  In 2013, Mr. Fetta successfully led the development of a breakthrough aerospace technology which was demonstrated at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. The NASA team reported on the successful test results at the 2013 AIAA conference. He continues to lead technology development projects in this technology and other various roles.  Mr. Fetta is an experienced business professional, volunteer, and humanitarian. He volunteers as a mentor to students and gives educational presentations in astronomy, physics, and geology. Additionally, Mr. Fetta is a board member for several non-profit organizations. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Mr. Peter “Pete” Stanley

Mr. Stanley has 25+ years of business experience with extensive knowledge of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and compliance issues. He established extensive working relationships with numerous government agencies including the PEO Soldier Center, Natick Soldier Center, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Army Research Laboratory and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Mr. Stanley was a leading technical specialist for the DOD sponsored development, testing, and evaluation of new and revolutionary body armor polymer fabrics. In his position in AACT Corporation and ATI, LLC he was responsible for the introduction of multiple new body armor technologies to the DOD and law enforcement. During his tenure with AACT and ATI, Mr. Stanley worked with numerous foreign embassies in Washington, DC. Previously Mr. Stanley was founder and CEO of The Ali Group, managing 56 IT technicians and support personnel along with all related financial and budgetary objectives. Ali Group was the sole source supplier for PPG computerized paint mixing systems for PPG customers in North and South America. Ali Group led to a relationship with LSA Photonics, a government provider of high-end telecommunications equipment where Mr. Stanley sold point-to-point laser communication systems to various government agencies including White House Communications (WACA),
DISA and FEMA.

Ms. Donna Fore

Donna L. Fore, Colonel, USAF (Retired) has over 35 years of DoD and national intelligence experience. Donna served as the Air Reserve Component (ARC) Intelligence Advisor to senior AF leadership at the Pentagon; the Director of Intelligence (J2) for a Joint Task Force deployed to Central America; provided Commander-level indications and warning support at U.S. Central Command; participated in numerous major national-level wargames/exercises at the North American Aerospace Defense Command/U.S. Space Command. Donna was mobilized during the first Gulf War and deployed and lead targeting and intelligence support for joint and coalition combat operations conducted in the Balkans. Donna also has wealth of experience supporting defense contractors as she served as a Program Manager with several defense contractors in Northern Virginia and Charlottesville. She provided senior level systems, policy, strategy, and business development expertise to support both DoD and national Intelligence Community customers. She provided extensive experience and knowledge through direct engagement with the Department’s Joint Capabilities Integration System (JCIDS) process ranging from 2001 to 2016. Of note, she also provided concept and systems development guidance for intelligence applications in support of technical capabilities and operations, including proposals for maintaining or developing contracts in support of Data Science; Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive weapons (CBRNE); Identity Intelligence (I2), including Biometrics, Forensics and DNA Collection and Exploitation; Biosurveillance; Microbial Forensics; CBRN Exercises and Training; Mobile Labs; and Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD). She provided technical analysis and Biosurveillance S&T support for the DoD’s Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical & Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD). Donna is a graduate of Texas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science/History (Education) and obtained her Master from Auburn University in Public Administration. Donna was also a National Security Program Fellow at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is a licensed Insurance Agent with New York Life Insurance.

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