President and CEO
Mr. Edmon Hagee has over forty years of Research, Development and Acquisition experience in the areas of information technology systems, project test and evaluation, systems analysis, weapons systems acquisition, and foreign technology transfer. His professional experience includes a career in the U.S. Navy prior to entering private industry. His military background provided a broad base of experience in all warfare mission areas gained through a combination of operational experience and working within the U.S. Navy’s Research and Development (R&D) community. Selected as a Warfare Systems Acquisition Management (WSAM) sub-specialist and a member of the Navy’s Materiel Professional (acquisition life cycle specialist) community, Mr. Hagee’s R&D assignments were spent at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC), Pacific; the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) at Dahlgren, Virginia, and the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) Branch Office in London, England. Since leaving the military, Mr. Hagee has held increasingly responsible management and technical positions dealing with Information Technology (IT) systems and Integrated Security. He served as the Director, Chief Engineering and Technology Office (CETO) at SAIC where he managed a small, but highly technical, staff that provided the Business Unit (BU) with technical and engineering insight and leadership in its key business areas. He has also managed a $30 million dollar Cybersecurity organization
As Founder and Officer of the Corporation. Mr. Hagee has served as the President and CEO of C3 Networx since February 2007 and is responsible for the strategic direction and operational oversight of this Service-Disabled and Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). In addition to his CEO responsibilities, for the past six years, Mr. Hagee has directly supported the Rapid Integration and Testing Environment (RITE) initiative. His efforts have contributed to the evolution of the four RITE Pillars (Contracts, Processes, Infrastructure and Organization) by defining and documenting its components and various process flows. Specifically, Mr. Hagee has led the development of the RITE Concept of Operations (CONOPS); Standard Operating Procedures (SOP); and many of the contractual artifacts used to successfully implement the RITE. Additionally, Mr. Hagee has worked to align the RITE with the new IT acquisition life cycle and has authored several white papers detailing the RITE’s contribution to bridging the technology “valley of death” for integrating new technology into a program of record (POR).
Vice President, Program Development
Mr. Duke Ayers has over forty-five years of systems and security engineering experience in the Command, Control and Information Systems. He served in the US Navy for 20 years as a Surface Warfare Officer with tours in Command and Control, Weapons and Engineering. He was awarded the Warfare Systems Acquisition Management (WSAM) sub-specialty. He retired out of SSC Pac coordinating the PACFLT OTH program and establishment of the Reconfigurable Land-Based Test Site (RLBTS). Entering private industry, Mr. Ayers served in varying capacities, to include Program Manager, Division Manager and Engineer in technical areas of Information Security and Information Assurance. Mr. Ayers holds a MBA and Post-Graduate training in Software Engineering. He has been awarded 3 patents for developing a Cyber Network EXercise System (CyberNEXS™), which provides a on-line, realistic cyber training environment, with real-time quantification of student performance.
As Founder and Officer of the Corporation, Mr. Ayers serves as the C3 Networx Vice President for Business Development.
Vice President of Operations
Mr. Stanley Murphy has over 17 years of DoD experience in Operations, Security, and Administration. He served over 12 years in the U.S. Marine Corps in various Operations, Administrative, and Security fields, while taking two tours to Afghanistan and one tour to Iraq. During his tours he created multiple Operations and Administrative policies to ensure the safety of Marines. He also led multiple departments and programs which created better efficiency. While in his current Security position, he constantly monitors the posture and atmosphere of the company and has also created the company’s first Insider Threat Program, which he continues to oversee and direct.
Mr. Murphy also holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Project Management (BSPM) from the University of Phoenix and a Master’s of Science in Information Systems Management (MSISM) from Coleman University.
Director, Business Development for Space Systems
Mr. Roger Finley is a DAWIA Certified Program Manager. He has over 27 years of DoD experience in Meteorology, Nuclear Missiles, Space Launch, Satellite Systems, Aircraft C2 Systems and several IT Programs. He is a Retired Air Force Acquisition Officer serving 22 years on active duty. Mr. Finley currently supports software Integration of the Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) Mission System (JMS) program, an ACAT IA, Major Information System, out of SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific. Roger has worked as a Sr. Project Manager for USTRANSCOMs $650M Tanker and Airlift Control Center (TACC) IT portfolio. He also served as the HQ/Air Mobility Command (AMC), Electronic Warfare & Command and Control Branch Chief (AMC/A5QS) for Program Requirements supporting systems like the $3.5B Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure (LAIRCM), and AMCs Mission Planning IT System. Roger work as Program Manager for Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), Space Superiority Systems Program Office located at Los Angeles Air Force Base (LAAFB), CA developing Classified Satellite Systems valued in excess of $1B. While at LAAFB, he also served as Branch Chief for Business Development of the $6B Atlas V medium and intermediate launch vehicle program. Roger served four years as an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), Combat Crew Commander for the Minuteman III ICBM at Minot AFB, ND.
Roger deployed to Iraq in 2011 to support Operation New Dawn as a member of the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Redeployment and Turnover team. He also has deployments to Central America supporting JTF—Bravo humanitarian efforts, and to the UK supporting Operation Deliberate Force (1995).
Mr. Finley holds a Bachelors Degree in Business from Troy University and an MBA from Touro University.
Director, Technology and Engineering
Ms. Rei Takeda is a security-focused software engineer with more than fifteen years of experience in IT across various industry sectors ranging from biotechnology, finance, education and DOD. She specialized in multi-platform software systems, system integration, object-oriented analysis and design, data migration, and project management. Ms. Takeda is the C3 Networx technical lead on the ACAT I JSpOC Mission System (JMS) development program using the SSC Pac Rapid Integration and Test Environment (RITE) laboratory.
Ms. Takeda holds a Master of Science in Management Information Systems, Bowie State University (at UMUC-Europe), May 2008, and a Bachelor of Science in Science, emphasis in Computer Science and Biology, Pennsylvania State University, May 1998.
Ms. Takeda also holds the following certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Professional Scrum Master I, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Project Management Professional (PMP), ITIL v3 Foundation, and Security+. She is DOD 8570 compliant at IAT Level II/III, IAM Level I/II/III.