Leadership Team

Robert Penna

  • 25 years experience providing the Defense and Homeland Security sectors with decision analysis and program execution leadership.
  • Led enterprise-level studies and analyses chartered by senior Joint, Service, and Agency leaders.
  • Led the development of approaches, models, and tools that have impacted DoD, DHS, and multinational organizations, capabilities, missions, and budgets.
  • Founded, led, and grew a business unit of 150 staff and $20M in annual revenue, as an executive manager for a top defense contractor.
  • Led numerous market development and proposal efforts, including large scale IDIQ and A&AS contracts.
  • Led strong cross-contractor teaming relationships, from bid and proposal stage through successful project execution and delivery.
  • Former West Point Economics Assistant Professor, Infantry Brigade Combat Support Company Commander, and Army Intelligence Officer.
  • MPA, Economics, Princeton University.
  • MS, Operations Research/Systems Mgmt, University of Southern California.
  • BS, International Relations/Engineering Mgmt, US Military Academy.

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  • Kevin Bair

  • Fifteen years experience in the Defense and Homeland Security sectors providing capability, program, and portfolio analysis and management services.
  • Former senior manager at a Top 10 government contractor, leading efforts in strategic planning, and policy analysis, development, and implementation.
  • Led the creation of program evaluation processes and tools adopted and mandated for enterprise-use by the Navy and elsewhere within DoD and DHS.
  • Led US and multinational assessments of force structure and operational capabilities, influencing employment concepts and helping drive policies and budgets.
  • Developed portfolio optimization processes and tools that enabled DoD to redirect hundreds of millions of investment dollars toward urgent operational needs.
  • Successful in developing winning capture teams and leading integrated cross-contractor proposals.
  • Experienced author and color team lead of technical, price, and management volumes for large IDIQ and standalone contracts.
  • BA, Business Administration from the University of Mary Washington.
  • University-trained and certified Six Sigma Black Belt (University of Texas, Austin).

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