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Zachary R. HodgesVP | COO
Co-Founder Zachary Hodges is a disabled veteran currently serving as Vice President, Chief Operations Officer and is responsible for overseeing and managing all direct support to customers across the Company. Zach also plays an integral role in business development for Cyber Security Solutions, helping to perform capture, draft proposals, and provide related support alongside the business development team.
Zach has over 12 years’ of technical, managerial, and compliance experience across military and government contracting organizations. Prior to joining Cyber Security Solutions, Zach was the Senior Program Manager for the DoD International AIMS Program Office (DoD AIMS PO) Contract where he supported DoD, NATO, and Foreign Partner Nations in their Mode 5 certification and compliancy efforts. As Senior Program Manager and Site Lead, Zach was responsible for maintaining the cost, schedule, and performance of 380+ engineering projects on a 5 year $34M contract budget. Zach played a large role in the management of over 26 Foreign Military Sales Cases (FMS) exceeding $10M+, ensuring partner nations had the hands on support in meeting their Initial/Full Operational Capability requirements. A large part of his responsibilities included worldwide travel providing policy updates to foreign stakeholders on system certification, equipment, National Security Agency (NSA) key policies, and requirements for interoperability. Prior to working at DoD AIMS PO Zach supported the United States Air Force both as an enlisted Satellite Communications Technician and as a Subject Matter Expert supporting the 5th Combat Communications Group and Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) communities. Zach has a great balance of tactical communications knowledge and leadership values that are essential to Cyber Security Systems success.
Zach earned a B.S. in Management of Information Systems and a Masters in Public Administration from Bellevue University.