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Edward McDonald

Principal and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. McDonald is a retired Service-Disabled Veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a Special Ops Combat Controller who served in Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan), Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm (Iraq) and other areas of conflict.

He is an experienced executive leader with more than 30 years of organizational and institutional change leadership involvement, as a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Director (GS15/SES), business executive. As Director of Incident Management under the Office of the Director of the Operational Integration Staff, DHS, he facilitated the development and implementation of the Secretary of Homeland Security’s Playbooks for Incident Management. This implemented Congressionally mandated sections of the 2002 Homeland Security Act along with Homeland Security Presidential Directive Five (HSPD-5). Has intensive portfolio in Project Management, and Business Development to meet clients Goals and Objectives.

Mr. McDonald served as the Deputy Director of the Interagency Incident Management Group (IIMG). The IIMG is a Federal headquarters-level multi-agency coordination entity that facilitates strategic Federal domestic incident management for Incidents of National Significance. The IIMG Core Group includes 150 Assistant Secretary and Senior Executive Service (SES) level representatives from Federal departments and agencies, DHS components, and other organizations as required. In this position, he made recommendations for policy changes to the Homeland Security Council (HSC)/National Security Council (NSC) and the Domestic Policy Council. Mr. McDonald holds a B.S. in Aeronautics and a Master of Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.


Minerva McDonald

President and Chief Operating Officer

Minerva is an experienced executive with over 20 years corporate leadership who has complete oversight of all ongoing business for the company. She has provided leadership of all projects to ensure completeness and compliance with all government regulations, costs, and schedules. Minerva has facilitated the company’s acquisition and business development responsibilities, and manages all work teams to include business planning for all future work.

Minerva was proud to receive her first small contract win with the U.S. Military at the age of 19, after learning from her parents and other small business owners.

Minerva has an extensive academic background with a Master of Public Administration (MPA), and Public Personnel Management (MPM), Political Science, and degrees in Law, Criminal Law and Business Law. Minerva’s professional experience to name a few:

  • Judge Advocate, Security Force
  • Special Operations Education Center
  • Director of Operations/Owner – Oversight of the Small Business Operation
  • Appointed as an official jury board of commissioner in Circuit Court.

Mr. Peden


Chris has over 20 years of experience as a CPA, Certified Management Accountant and Certified Financial Manager helping individuals and companies of all sizes and in various types of industries organize and financial needs. He helps individuals and companies not only complete their tax returns but develop plans to reduce their tax burdens and keep money in their pockets. 

Mr. James

Architect, design and implemented AWS GovCloud/C2S fully automated infrastructure via Ansible to include: Ansible server, Syslog server, Slurm cluster, NFS server, GitLab, Nexus, Nginx, Keycloak, and Jupyter hub integrated with Active Directory.

Implemented architectural design to enable government to manage large data sources and web applications through secure process.

Provided support to multiple C2S projects incorporating solutions, enhancements and manage services for cloud deployments.

Ms. Vega

Has over 5+ years in a medical field and work at the emergency clinic, assisting doctors in Surgical preparation and procedure. Knowledge in various surgical instruments and their functions. Ms. Vega has supervisory skills and executive administrative office experience in small business operation.

Mr. Charles, FSO

Is a retired U.S military and Government and has FSO experience working with small business.



Mr. Menon

Senior Expert Matter (SME) executive and consultant with IT, Intel, Security areas and Business Development, Capture. Winning numerous medium-to mega-sized deals in excess of $2 billion with the DoD, Civilian agencies and the Intelligence Community.

Mr. Cole

A seasoned Senior Executive and consultant with experience in; Software Engineer, Information Assurance, Storage Engineer, Network System, information technology focused on improving business results.

Mr. Caruth

Executive consultant focus on the educational and training. He demonstrates success as over 20 years of experience teaching at all levels of the public-school system. His military experience includes Training Management in a Special Operations Environment and is a faculty member and Adjunct Assistant Professor of International Business, Management, Organizational Behavior and Theory, Managerial Leadership and Marketing. Mr. Caruth an Adjunct Assistant Professor for The University of Maryland, Asian Division, Adjunct assistant Professor for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and Instructor Pensacola Jr. College. He has served on the President’s Advisory Council at The University of West Florida and Retention Task Force. 

Mr. Wyman

Has proven leadership and cyber security expertise, combined with industrial control systems/SCADA security expertise. As retired military, former corporate director for information assurance, former CISO for the UK’s second largest government department,he knows the depth and scope of establishing a trusted security environment. With global experience supporting governments and corporations in many NIAC sectors. Mr. Wyman brings the cross-domain experience to ensure the best solutions for the client’s environment. Former senior enterprise security consultant to the US Department of Energy’s CISO. Mr. Wyman has deep understanding of the global energy industry and the US Intelligence Community.



Disabled American Veterans Lifetime Member
Disabled American Veterans Lifetime Member
Combat Control Association Lifetime Member
Combat Control Association Lifetime Member
Combat Controller

Combat Controller

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