About Us

  • Vision

    To cultivate a transformative, people-centric culture, empowering our team to deliver innovative capabilities that enhance the mission of our customers to ensure national security.

  • Mission

    Be the preeminent enabler of mission readiness technology, delivering unparalleled products and services with superior quality and innovation. We are dedicated to ensuring our Nation’s security against current and future threats through strong leadership, partnerships, and a deep understanding of the evolving needs of our customers.

Advisors & Consultants

  • Dennis Kelly

    Dennis Kelly is a well-known and highly respected leader in the federal government contracting community and a Navy veteran. Previously, Mr. Kelly was President and COO of Centauri, LLC, prior to its acquisition by KBR Inc. (NYSE: KBR). He brings over 30 years of experience in the defense and intelligence community, having served in multiple chief executive officer, president, and chief operating officer roles with fast growth companies in the national security market including Anteon International, Tech Team Government Solutions, A-T Solutions, PAE IOMAXIS, Buchanan & Edwards and Centauri.

  • Rich Sawchak

    Rich Sawchak is known for driving technology companies to succeed through financial scalability, operational excellence, and people-first culture. Rich has over 25 years of leadership experience, having been the CFO for four private equity or venture-backed companies and completing over 40 M&A and financing transactions during his career. Rich holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He also holds a master’s degree in Entrepreneurial Finance and Strategic Cost Management from the Olin Graduate School of Management at Babson College.

  • Debbie Ricci

    Debbie Ricci has more than 25 years of experience in executive roles for foreign and domestic operations at mid-market defense, technology and manufacturing companies. Her expertise includes the day-to-day management of finance, accounting, information technology, pricing, contracts and human resources. Debbie is the CFO of Guidehouse, and previously served as CFO of Constellis, Centerra Group, and A-T Solutions. She was named the CFO of the Year for mid-sized companies by the Washington Business Journal.

  • Tom Weston

    Tom Weston retired as the Senior Vice President and CFO of ECS Federal, LLC, a leading provider of advanced technologies and solutions in the cloud, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, machine learning and IT systems modernization areas. Tom has over 30 years of executive experience in the federal contracting industry, having served as CFO for both publicly traded and private equity held technology companies. During his career, Tom has led over 40 M&A and financing transactions as both a buyer and a seller. Tom graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and currently sits on the Board of Directors for several entities, where he also serves as chair of the audit committee.

  • Rear Admiral (ret) Thomas J. Kearney, USN

    RDML Tom Kearney is the Founder of the Kearney Group, LLC. He recently retired from the Navy after 23 years in the Submarine Force and 10 years directing acquisition programs at the Naval Sea Systems Command. During his last tour of duty RDML Kearney established the new Acquisition and Commonality Business Directorate at NAVSEA where he drove changes to better support small businesses, effect a common sense approach to acquisition, and improve government-industry relationships.

  • David Frost

    David Frost is a seasoned investment professional with over 28 years of expertise in investment banking and middle market lending. Mr. Frost is a Partner with Putnam Hill Capital Partners and previously held senior positions with Annaly Capital, Plainfield Asset Management and Houlihan Lokey. Mr. Frost’s industry experience includes advising and investing in aerospace, defense and government services sectors. Mr. Frost has a B.S. from the University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

  • SES (ret) Thomas F. Thoma

    Mr Thoma is a retired executive from the Department of Defense where he served as part of the Senior Executive Service. Mr Thoma is an expert on DoD Acquisition and former Director of Acquisition for the Defense Information Systems Agency. Mr Thoma is currently President and CEO of T-Squared Enterprises, where he provides senior level consulting services to industry clients as well as the Federal Government.

  • In Memory of
    Doug Ellis

    Doug Ellis was co-founder of DecisionPoint in 1998 and has served as a Managing Partner since that time. He has over ten years of operational experience in the technology sector as well as 15+ years of experience in M&A advisory representation for technology companies. Ellis has been personally involved in successfully closing 50+ transactions in the software (SaaS and enterprise), social media, telecommunications, IT and managed/hosting services, and BPO sectors.

Executive Team

  • Marshall Kasten,
    Chief Financial Officer

    ▪ Responsible for finance, accounting, budgeting, and project control

    ▪ 25+ years of expertise in finance, including significant roles in Big 4 consulting and public company government contracting

    Key Responsibilities

    • Financial Strategy

    • Contract Management

    • External Relations

    Prior Experience

    • ManTech International Corporation

    • Aegis Research Corporation

    Education

    • MS Accounting, Virginia Tech

    • BS Accounting, Virginia Tech

  • Michael McCoy,
    Vice President, Operations

    ▪ Responsible for contract delivery, customer satisfaction.

    ▪ 30 years of experience managing enterprise solution delivery for fortune 500 and DoD.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Customer Relationships

    • Strategic Planning

    • Contract Delivery

    Prior Experience

    ▪ McDonnell Douglas

    ▪ InnovaSystems International, LLC

    Education

    • Purdue University

    • Univ. of Southern California

    • University of San Diego

  • Rob Corl,
    Director

    ▪ Responsible for Service Delivery, Staffing, and Program Management

    ▪ 5 years of industry experience, retired USMC LtCol

    Key Responsibilities

    • Strategic Planning

    • Organizational Development

    • Portfolio P&L

    • Customer Engagement

    Prior Experience

    US Marine Corps Combat Engineer Officer

    Education

    Master of Arts Leadership Development

  • Jim Halpin,
    Vice President, Risk & Infrastructure

    ▪ Responsible for all compliance, risk management, infrastructure and cybersecurity operations.

    ▪ 25 years of industry experience managing military solutions delivery and compliance for DoD.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Strategic Planning

    • Risk and Compliance

    • Infrastructure and Cybersecurity

    Prior Experience

    ▪ GE Aerospace

    ▪ InnovaSystems International, LLC

    Education

    • San Diego State University

    • Adjunct Professor Cybersecurity UMGC

  • Carissa Beach,
    VP of HQ Business Operations

    ▪ Responsible for Service Delivery, Portfolio Management, Strategic Growth

    ▪ 10+ years of industry experience, program management, talent acquisition, business development, relationship building and client delivery

    Key Responsibilities

    • Portfolio Management

    • Strategic Planning

    • Corporate Growth

    • Customer Relations

    Prior Experience

    • Booz Allen Hamilton

    • Northrop Grumman

    Education

    • MA, International Relations

    • BA, Political Science

    • BA, History

  • James Kilty,
    Vice President, Software & Technology

    ▪ Responsible for software and data services engineering/architecture.

    ▪ 30 years of DoD enterprise data, workflow automation, and decision support systems delivery and sustainment.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Software Services Engineering

    • Agile Process Engineering

    • Strategic Planning

    Prior Experience

    ▪ United States Department of the Navy

    ▪ Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego

    ▪ InnovaSystems International, LLC

    Education

    University of San Diego

Company Perspectives

With Cydecor’s long history of support to the Special Operations Forces (SOF) community, we embrace the SOF’s culture of humility and service. Building from their Five SOF Truths, we created these five principles to help us serve our customers:

  • People matter most.
  • Quality over quantity.
  • Good support teams are not mass produced.
  • Competency is developed over time.
  • Strong infrastructure creates strong client support systems.

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