President – MajGen (ret.) Raymond Fox (USMC)
General Fox’s last active duty assignment was as the Commanding General, II Marine Expeditionary Force where he led 53,000 Marines, Sailors and Civilians comprising of 40% of the Marine Corps’ operational forces, ground and air. Concurrently he served as Commander, Marine Forces Africa, Germany.
Prior to these roles Ray served as: Commanding Officer Marine Aviation and Tactics Squadron One, Commanding General, Training & Education Command; Commanding General, 1st Marine Air Wing, Japan; Deputy Director, Resources & Acquisition, Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Assistant Deputy Commandant, Programs and Resources.
General Fox has over 5,000 Flight Hours in Navy and Marine Corps Aircraft, he is veteran of Desert Storm, Desert Fox, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Chief Operations Officer – MajGen (ret.) Mike Keltz (USAF)
General Keltz’s most recent responsibility was as Commander, 19th Air Force, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. At the time, the 19th Air Force was composed of more than 32,000 Total Force personnel and 1,350 aircraft assigned to 16 located across the United States.
General Keltz has commanded: a special operations squadron; a special mission group in Iraq and Afghanistan; the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia; and the 607th Air and Space Operations Center at Osan Air Base, South Korea. He was the Director of Intelligence, Operations and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio Randolph, Texas. The general is a command pilot with more than 4,000 hours, including more than 300 combat and contingency sorties in AC-130, C-130E and MC-130 aircraft.
Director of Business Development – MajGen (ret.) Walt Davis (US Army)
General Davis’ last active duty assignment was as the Deputy Commanding General of United States Army North (Fifth Army), Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Prior to serving at Army North, General Davis served as the Deputy Director/ Chief of Staff at the Army Capabilities Integration Center where he formulated policy and designs, integrating all aspects of force capabilities for the Army, Joint, and Multinational Force Commanders. His succession of duties includes: Command of the 20th Support Group (CBRNE), U.S. Forces Command; Command of the Joint Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center of Excellence, Joint Staff; G3, US Army Central (Third Army); and, Director of Army Aviation, G3/5/7, HQDA. He has held a myriad of other Aviation command and staff positions at all levels from Company to Corps, to include command of the 229th Attack Helicopter Regiment (Corps) (Airborne) and 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment.
Director of Business Development – RADM Chris Paul (US Navy)
A 1982 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Christopher Paul served nearly a decade on active Navy duty before embarking on a 25-year career as a leader in the U.S. Navy Reserve. During his naval career, Admiral Paul commanded five Navy Reserve Units and during one command tour was mobilized in support of Joint Task Force Katrina as Chief of Staff, Joint Force Maritime Component Commander. At sea, Admiral Paul qualified as a Surface Warfare Officer serving on destroyers during deployments to the Atlantic and Indian Oceans; Mediterranean, Black, North, Baltic, Red, and Caribbean Seas; and a combat tour in the Arabian Gulf.
His Pentagon assignments included duty on the Joint Staff, Office of the Secretary of the Navy, and the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Admiral Paul’s Flag Officer assignments were Deputy Commander, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command; Deputy Commander, Naval Surface Forces Atlantic; and Deputy Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet where he transitioned from naval duty as a two-star admiral in December 2015.
Director of Security, Facility Security Officer (FSO) - David Bledsoe
David was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He is the 5th of 6 children. He moved to West Virginia when he was 12 years old and graduated from high school there in 1972. He served 20 years in the US Army, retiring as a First Sergeant (E-8) in 1994. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Security Management in 2004 when he was 50. After leaving the service, he worked for Domino’s Pizza for 7 years as a store manager and area supervisor in Morristown, TN. He has worked in the Industrial Security field since 2003. He served as a Security Specialist and classified courier in US Army Europe for 3 years. He also served 6 years in special operations with the “Night Stalker” Battalion at Fort Campbell, KY., giving him over 25 years of security/classified related experience between the US Government and Industrial Security.
He has been a Certified Industrial Security Professional (ISP) since 2006. He received the James S. Cogswell Award as an FSO for Security Excellence in 2007. He has served in his current role as Corporate FSO for Iron Mountain Information Management since 2010.