Leadership

Results Driven, People Focused

Leadership

Results Driven, People Focused

Executive Leadership

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As President/CEO and founding partner, Kevin is responsible for driving forward Millennium Corporation’s mission of being an industry leader in integrated business and scalable technology solutions. Kevin is also responsible for the strategic vision and the short and long-term profitability and growth of the company.

Kevin holds a B.S. from Virginia State University, a M.S. from Florida Institute of Technology, and is DAWIA Level III certified in Program Management and a Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt, making him a proven authority in technical and managerial proficiency. A veteran member of the U.S. Army Acquisition Corps, prior to founding Millennium, Kevin spent more than 22 years acquiring in-depth knowledge of the Army’s War-fighting doctrine and then transitioning those skills to the acquisition profession, culminating his career as a Department of Army Product Manager responsible for cost, schedule and performance of a $1.3 Billion Research and Development and Production program. Kevin brings more than 20 years of senior-level experience in program management, strategic planning, system engineering, as well as extensive operational expertise.

He has instilled a culture of high-quality and superior customer satisfaction within Millennium Corporation. This has directly led to the rapid growth and being recognized in 2010, 2012 and 2013 by INC 500 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the Nation.

Cedric Henry is the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Millennium Corporation, a government contractor headquarter in the Washington, D.C. metro area.

Cedric is a 1984 alumnus of Georgia Southern University, where he graduated with Bachelors of Business Administration. Cedric began his post-GSU career by joining the United States Navy, with his first commission as an ENSIGN, based out of Charleston, South Carolina. Cedric then went on to serve the Navy for 20 years, where he developed expertise with various programs throughout the Department of Defense, and eventually earned a final rank of Lieutenant Commander He has held numerous leadership assignments, including Program Manager for Defense Contracts Management Command (Manassas, Virginia) in support of the U.S. Navy’s DDG 1000’s system design and 11 engineering development models (EDM). He also led the Strategic Contracts Division for the Defense Supply Center (Philadelphia, PA).

Along the way, Cedric met his friend and business partner, Kevin Jennings, with whom he co-founded Millennium Corporation in 2004 with the vision of providing unrivaled customer service and support to government clients. It was that dedication to creating a customer-centric environment that has helped Millennium Corporation to continue to grow and succeed. In 2014 Millennium Corporation celebrated its 10th year in business, breaking all previous growth goals both in terms of revenue and employees. Millennium’s growth has also been commended by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, who in 2014 recognized Millennium as the #1 fastest-growing government professional services firm in the entire state.

In addition to successfully managing Millennium Corporation, Cedric also actively participates in several charities and causes, including the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk, the Wounded Warrior Project, and several other veterans-related organizations.

As Millennium’s Chief Financial Officer, Ryan is responsible for the management and oversight of all aspects of Finance, Accounting, Contracts, and Pricing. He is a trusted advisor working alongside Millennium’s Executive Management to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities. Ryan’s team is responsible for the day-to-day accounting, contracts, treasury, and pricing functions, as well as providing financial planning and analysis to support strategic decisions and key business initiatives.

Ryan has spent his entire career in the Government Contracting industry and has held senior level positions at both public and private firms of various sizes.  He holds a MBA from the University of Maryland, University College; a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Marshall University; and he is currently working towards his Virginia CPA License.

As Chief Commercial Officer, Keith is responsible for leading and developing Millennium Corporation’s commercial business activities by leveraging its expertise and success as an industry leader in cybersecurity, integrated business, and scalable technology solutions. Keith is also responsible for the commercial strategic vision and the short and long-term profitability and growth of the company.

Keith is a proven CEO, COO, and EVP with broad-based functional experience and expertise in corporate strategy, operations, sales, marketing, technology innovation, partnerships, investments, mergers and acquisitions, and revenue growth. He is a recognized global business leader with expertise in cybersecurity go-to-market strategies, creation, development and tactical execution of corporate operations and global marketing campaigns targeting the Fortune 500, Global 2000, Department of Defense, Government, Enterprise, and Small and Medium Businesses (SMB). Keith has guided senior management teams in developing and executing corporate strategies that positioned companies as a market leader in niche cybersecurity markets through innovation and by leveraging existing technology portfolios.

He has a successful track record in driving accelerated growth and profitability in saturated and mature markets. Keith brings to Millennium an insightful ability to commercialize nascent technologies and identify market trends that correlate to rapid growth for businesses.

As VP of Corporate Services, Christina Mansfield operates as a trusted business partner and advisor, responsible for Strategic Planning, Enterprise Business Rhythm, Marketing and Communications, Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, Security, Quality Management, and Administration. 

Christina has 20 years of business experience.  Prior to joining Millennium, she functioned as a Consultant and a Vice President of Human Resources within numerous Mergers & Acquisitions environments, focused on post-acquisition integration.  She is experienced in start-up, turnaround and aggressive growth environments.  She has been responsible for HR operations in the United States, United Kingdom, Mexico and Dubai.  Christina has been consistently successful at driving operational improvement by leading people, building teams, streamlining business processes, implementing technology, driving discipline, identifying external partnerships, rationalizing resources and aligning performance with business goals.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Human Resources Management from Kings College.

Ben holds dual roles within Millennium serving as both the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and VP of Cyber Solutions. As the CISO, Ben is responsible for ensuring the security of Millennium’s infrastructure and data across the enterprise. As the VP of Cyber Solutions, Ben leads our internal Research and Development efforts and oversees the management and expansion of our Cyber Portfolio. Ben brings over 15 years of experience leading and executing highly technical services with a majority focus on information security.

Prior to joining the Millennium Team in 2008, Ben served 6 years as a Department of Defense civilian supporting the National Intelligence Community. Since joining Millennium, Ben has been instrumental in the execution of several hundred cyber security assessments in support of Millennium’s customers as well as 1000% increase in the number of qualified Red Team operators on Millennium’s staff. Ben is also the author of an Amazon best selling book, the Red Team Field Manual (RTFM) and co-author of the Blue Team Field Manual. Ben’s formal education includes a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Science from the University of Alabama.

Bruce serves as the VP of Business Development. As the VP of BD, Bruce is responsible for all aspects of corporate growth, to include business development strategy, capture and proposal management. Bruce brings over 10 years of defense industry experience providing senior-level advisory services, leading operational client support efforts, and successfully capturing business across the federal marketplace.

Bruce served for 22 years as a U.S. Air Force Officer.  Bruce’s Air Force career included tours on the Air Force Pentagon Staff as an Air-to-Ground Weapons Program Element Monitor, Chief of the Office of Defense Cooperation in the U.S. Embassy in Prague, Czech Republic, and multiple tours in the acquisition career field, to include Program Management assignments in the Joint Air-to-Air Missile, C4ISR, and Joint NBC Defense arenas.  Following the Air Force, Bruce joined Booz Allen Hamilton as an Associate. Bruce originally joined Millennium Corporation in 2008 and served as a Director of Operations.  Following his departure, Bruce served as a Sr. Business Development and Program Director with Alion Science and Technology.  Bruce ultimately decided to return to Millennium Corporation, with a focus on business development.

Bruce possesses a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from University of Maryland University College, a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from St. Mary’s University of Texas and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial and Management Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certified in Program Management (Level III) and Systems Engineering (Level II).  Additionally, Bruce serves as a regular guest lecturer in defense industry matters and acquisition program management for the Naval Postgraduate School’s International Defense Acquisition Resource Management (NPS IDARM) school in Monterrey, CA.

As the Vice President for Operations at Millennium, Chris Rush provides strategic vision and operational direction of Millennium’s portfolio of Engineering Services to clients within the Army, Navy, Air Force, other DoD agencies, and the Department of Homeland Security. Services include systems engineering and cyber support, program and project management support, and information technology support within the Federal market space. He is also responsible for business growth across the portfolio, contributing to Millennium’s history of continuous revenue growth every year since the company was founded in 2004.

Chris joined Millennium in 2012, upon his retirement from the United States Army. Before being named VP of Operations, Chris served as a Director and Senior Director for Army programs directly responsible for superior performance and revenue growth in the Army market.

Chris retired from the Army in 2012 after 25 years of service. He is a certified acquisition professional, DAWIA Level 3 certified in Program Management, and has over fifteen years of experience in program management, DoD acquisition policy, and the Defense Acquisition Board process and has extensive experience coordinating at senior levels of the Services, the Combatant Commands, and the Intelligence Community. Before transitioning into Army Acquisition, he served in operational assignments in various leadership positions in the 75th Ranger Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, and the 25th Infantry Division.

In addition to a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from West Point, Chris holds a Master of Arts in Procurement and Acquisition Management from Webster University. He is a graduate of the Program Manager’s Course at the Defense Systems Management College, the Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, and the Infantry Officer Basic and Advanced Courses at Fort Benning, GA.

Board of Advisors

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Thomas Cole is an USA (Ret.) former Program Executive Officer for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (IEW&S), responsible for the overall direction and program performance for intelligence, electronic and cyber warfare, and sensor targeting capabilities. While performing these responsibilities Thomas oversaw seven direct reporting Project Managers and managed 93 separate programs. General Cole successfully completed over 30 years of active Army service with 22 years in defense acquisition. He possesses a broad range of experience and depth of knowledge in how to execute the defense acquisition process. He is the former Deputy Program Manager, Networks for Future Combat System from 2005-2007, Deputy to the USSOCOM Acquisition Executive from 2004-2005 and Project Manager Warfighter Information-Tactical from 2001-2004.BG Cole currently serves as CEO and founder of Thomas Cole and Associates. His consulting firm, founded in 2011, provides independent, senior level business strategy development and programmatic advice to defense focused corporations.

Tom Fradette is Executive VP, CFO and Treasurer for DCS Corporation, a $180 million government services contractor. In addition to traditional CFO functions, he chairs DCS’s Acquisition Committee and oversees contracts, regulatory compliance, pricing, purchasing, facilities and office management. He also sits on the Board of Advisors for Buchanan & Edwards and serves on the Board of Directors of DCS’s two wholly-owned subsidiaries and the DCS-Millennium, LLC joint venture. In 2012, Thomas led the acquisition of two companies, the divestiture of one business unit and the negotiation of a new $36.5 million senior credit facility with SunTrust Bank. Thomas was also a finalist for Dealmaker of the Year, Private Company, at the ACG National Capital 2013 Corporate Growth Awards, and nominated for the Private Company CFO of the Year, NVTC 2013 Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards. Prior to joining DCS, Thomas served as Stanley’s Chief Accounting Officer and supported Stanley’s 2006 initial public offering, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program, and four of its acquisitions. His extensive industry experience includes accounting and financial management positions at Textron, Raytheon and Kaman. Thomas earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from Babson College. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Virginia.

Linda Gooden is the Retired Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin’s Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS) business area and an officer of the Lockheed Martin Corporation, responsible for the leadership of IS&GS’s 30,000 experienced professionals who provide integrated information technology solutions, systems and services to support worldwide missions for civil, defense, intelligence and other government customers. Under Linda’s direction the IS&GS business area generated over $10 billion of sales in 2012. Linda was President of Lockheed Martin Information Technology (LMIT), a business unit she grew over 10 years to become a multibillion dollar business. Prior to assuming the President of LMIT, she was Vice President of Lockheed Martin’s Software Support Services unit from 1994 and earlier held other positions of increasing responsibility. Linda actively supports professional, academic and civic organizations and in 2010 she received an appointed to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) by President Barack Obama.

 

 

David Gust is an USA (Ret.) – former Deputy Chief of Staff for Research, Development and Acquisition, U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), where he was responsible for all research and development efforts within the AMC and its subordinate organizations. General Gust has over twenty-two years of experience as a Certified Acquisition Manager in the Army, with significant executive experience as Project Manager, Program Executive Officer – Communications Systems and Program Executive Officer – Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors. After retiring from the US Army with 34 years of service, MG Gust became the President & CEO of Technical and Management Services (TAMSCO) from 2000-2002. After the sale of TAMSCO to Engineered Support Systems, Inc. (ESSI), he remained with the company for another eighteen months to help with the integration of TAMSCO into the publicly-held company. He joined Bechtel Federal, Inc where he served as the Director, Federal Telecoms. He was President of USfalcon from 2007-2009, where he increased USfalcon’s annual revenues from $14M to $94M per year.He currently serves as Founder and CEO of David R. Gust and Associates. His consulting firm, founded in 2009, has been instrumental in helping his clients win substantial contracts within the Army and other government agencies.

Lt. Gen. Ronnie D. Hawkins, Jr. (USAF) Ret., is the former Director of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and Commander, Joint Force Headquarters – Department of Defense Information Networks (DODIN). In his latest role he led a global organization of military and civilian personnel who plan, develop, deliver, and operate joint, interoperable, command and control capabilities and a global enterprise infrastructure in direct support of the President, Secretary of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Combatant Commanders, Department of Defense components, and other mission partners across the full spectrum of operations.

General Hawkins received his commission as a distinguished graduate of the ROTC program at Angelo State University in 1977. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Angelo State University; a Master of Science degree in management and human relations from Abilene Christian University; a Master of Science degree in national resource strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University; and a Master of Divinity degree in church ministries from Liberty Theological Seminary.

General Hawkins commanded Cadet Squadron 24 at the U.S. Air Force Academy; the Air Combat Command’s Computer Systems Squadron and Communications Group; and the Air Force Officer Accession and Training Schools at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. He served as the Director of Communications and Information, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces; Director of Communications Operations, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force; and Director, Infrastructure Delivery, Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force. General Hawkins served as Deputy Chief of Staff, Communications and Information Systems, Multi-National Force-Iraq, and as Vice Director, Defense Information Systems Agency, Fort Meade, Md., Prior to his DISA assignment, General Hawkins was the Deputy Director, Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems (C4), Joint Staff, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Among his many awards, General Hawkins has been awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, and the Meritorious Service Medal.

Dean G. Popps served two Administrations as the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASAALT) and the Army Acquisition Executive (AAE). He served in the Department of the Army as a political appointee from 2004 to 2010. He officially retired from government in April 2010 after his successor was confirmed by the United States Senate. Mr. Popps led the execution of the Army’s acquisition function and the acquisition management system which included more than 600 Army and Joint Programs of Record and an annual procurement budget of $90B during wartime. His responsibilities included providing oversight for the life cycle management and sustainment of Army weapons systems and equipment from research and development through test and evaluation, acquisition, logistics, fielding, and disposition. Mr. Popps also oversaw the Elimination of Chemical Weapons Program. In addition, he was responsible for appointing, managing, and evaluating Program Executive Officers (PEOs) and managing the 42,000 person Army Acquisition Corps and the Army Acquisition Workforce. In 2009, he appointed the first woman to a PEO position in the history of the Army Acquisition Corps. He was also responsible for communicating key acquisition messages and information to Congress. Mr. Popps has had a long and accomplished career in the private sector both before and after his government service. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards. He and his wife reside in McLean, Va and have four adult children

Jack L. White is a Partner at Fluet Huber + Hoang. Mr. White represents, advises, and counsels companies, boards of directors, municipalities, and a variety of individual and corporate clients on a wide array of matters, including corporate structuring, governance, and business transactions, litigation for Indian Tribes, employment matters, civil litigation, white collar criminal defense, compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and ordinances, and individual rights under both the federal and state constitutions, including 42 U. S. C. § 1983. Having testified before the United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Mr. White has extensive experience representing clients and preparing them for congressional testimony.

Mr. White’s litigation and appellate expertise spans the range of state and federal venues in several states through the United States Supreme Court. Mr. White also provides clients with broad experience at all stages of litigation and alternative dispute resolution, as well as regulatory inquiries. He has experience in government investigations, discrimination claims, constitutional matters, securities claims, white collar matters, bankruptcies, employment litigation, as well as a number of other civil matters. He has also advised state and local law enforcement, social services, and education chief executives on public school safety issues. Mr. White has served as counsel for plaintiffs and defendants.

Mr. White graduated from the U. S. Military Academy at West Point after earning numerous honors, including being named West Point Cadet of the Year. After serving for five years on active duty, he continued his service in the U. S. Army Reserve while attending Pepperdine University School of Law. Mr. White graduated Magna Cum Laude and served as editor-inchief of the Pepperdine Law Review. While at Pepperdine, Mr. White won the National Institute for Trial Advocacy’s Tournament of Champions and the annual Dalsimer Moot Court Competition. He also served as president of the Christian Legal Society and became a member of the Order of the Coif.

Following law school, Mr. White served as a law clerk at the United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit on behalf of the Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr. who was then a judge on that court. Shortly after being elevated to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Alito invited Mr. White to join him for a second clerkship during the Supreme Court’s 2008-2009 term.