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Key Personnel

Our key personnel average more than 20 years of experience, solving complex, persistent problems in areas such as Counterterrorism, Infrastructure Protection, Risk Management, Technology Development and Integration, Process Redesign, Strategic Planning, and Project Management. Our background includes Defense, Homeland Security, International Affairs, Energy, and Financial Services.

  • Mary Ungar -19 years government and commercial consulting experience with proven track record in government and industry strategic planning, program management, risk management and cost effective project execution. After her tenure with Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., Ms. Ungar co-founded a management consulting firm, CCG. As Chairman of the Security Assurance and Risk Management Task Force, Ms. Ungar led a public/private panel to coordinate efforts relating to implementation of critical infrastructure protection (CIP) recommendations. After 12 years of successful growth in both the public and private sectors, Ms. Ungar sold her firm to MAXIMUS, where she became V.P. for Homeland Security, Defense and Privacy. Ms. Ungar provided program management, strategic planning and technology integration support to her clients, including: the DoD, HUD, Treasury, FDIC, VA, EPA, GSA and the private sector, including: energy companies (i.e. ConocoPhillips project with 26 refinery ports), financial institutions (i.e. American Express enterprise security project), law firms, airports (i.e. 14 airport assessments). Ms. Ungar also provided management consulting support to the big five consulting firms (PWC/IBM, Bearing Point, and Booz Allen Hamilton). Her specific accomplishments in port (petroleum/chemical), airport and facility security management, included: enterprise security management, risk assessment, security planning, training, technology integration and grant development, required her to closely coordinate with state/local and federal officials to accomplish specific projects. As a former member of U.S. Senator John Heinz’s staff, Ms. Ungar provides legislative guidance to customers to ensure their compliance. Ms. Ungar is currently President of Nolan Mar International, Inc.

  • Dr. Rand Lewis -28 years of military experience and over 10 years of academic experience. Dr. Lewis served as the DoD liaison to the Dept. of State in the areas of International Counter Terrorism. His work included defense cooperation programs, counter and anti-terrorism, and technology transfer policy. As the Executive Director of the Martin Institute and the Director of the Martin School of International Affairs at the University of Idaho, Dr. Lewis guides both the Institute and the University to achieve award winning programs both nationally and internationally. As Executive Director of the National Alliance, Dr. Lewis provides his subject matter expertise in areas of counter terrorism tactical training and cyber security and information assurance technology integration. Dr. Lewis holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of Idaho with an emphasis in Modern Europe and is a retired U.S. Army Lt. Colonel.

  • Brig. Gen. Ralph Pasini (USAF, Ret) -Special emphasis on C2 systems and technology integration. Carnegie Mellon’s Software Engineering Institute requested Gen Pasini to lead several programs. Later, he provided SME support to several large DoD contractors to guide their efforts. He was a command pilot with 10,000 hours flying time in a variety of aircraft, commanded at squadron, group, and wing levels, commanded the Rapid Reaction Force (NATO), was Chief of Research and Analysis USPACOM, and was Wing Commander at Minot AFB. He served 3 joint tours and his final assignment was in the J7 at the Pentagon. Gen Pasini trained foreign military officers from more than 90 countries and participated in the first ever START inspection of U.S. facilities by members of the former Soviet Union.

  • Lt. Col. Christopher J. Holshek -U.S. Army reservist with 24 years experience in post-conflict operations. He currently supports curriculum development and lectures at Levin Institute in NY. Chris deployed twice with Civil Affairs in the Balkans, as well as served as a civilian with two United Nations missions in Croatia and Kosovo. He spent 5 years in the Balkans and a total of 18 years overseas in service. He commanded the 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion.

  • David Keyes -Retired with 30 years experience with the FBI. David led the FBI in its counter terrorism reorganization planning initiatives as Chairman of the President’s Task Force on Critical Infrastructure Protection. He was primary author of PDD-63. In addition he served as Chief Security Officer for a fortune 100 company. Mr. Keyes provides his consulting expertise to public and private sector clients.

  • Tom Neff -Top Secret clearance active. Subsequent to 20 years of USAF service, Lt. Col. Neff joined Nolan Mar after retiring from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency with a wealth of experience in quality control analysis, infrastructure protection analysis, and project management expertise. He managed a $156M project for DTRA where he shipped nuclear warheads from deployed Russian locations to destruction facilities. Tom has a Master of Computer Science from Texas A and M and is working on his Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership. His military experience includes numerous assignments where getting it right the first time was crucial because mistakes would result in massive loss of life and/or a huge financial disaster. As Chief of IA and Cybersecurity for the National National Reconnaissance Office, he developed the first-ever corporate-wide information assurance management program, protecting IT assets worth many billions of dollars. Tom is recognized as a SME in process improvement methods and is a frequent speaker at international process improvement conferences.

  • Loren Larson -Nolan Mar’s Director of Technology Integration, with 15 years IT experience. His duties include infrastructure design, implementation, and maintenance, ISS, cyber security analysis and accreditation, and facilities management. Recently, Mr. Larson was Team Lead for DOE’s Network Services team. His responsibilities included managing and directing activities of 18-person team of network engineers and technicians who maintained and supported the WAN, including the help desk, site support, network operations, network engineering, and video conferencing services. Loren was responsible for conversion and improvement of internal network services from Novell NetWare 5.1, Windows NT 4.0, Unix, and Mainframe based infrastructure to a Win 2000 infrastructure; the conversion and improvement of the EM desktop solution from a Windows 95 OSR2 base to a Windows 2000 base; the implementation and management of network security system to safeguard Internet portals and access; the conversion of custom Sybase databases and applications to SQL 2000; data security and system backups; configuration and change management; and cybersecurity implementation and mitigation. He has worked both in private and federal sectors. He was a project engineer working for comScore networks, and as a consulting network engineer for American Technology Services. Mr. Larson was Executive Director for the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc. (ACF). Previously he was a policy analyst in the DC area. He received a B.S. from Virginia Tech.

  • Lance Chugg -8 years of business experience. Mr. Chugg joined Nolan Mar from Transnational Strategic Solutions, where he served as Chief Financial Officer. He has an MBA in Finance and International Business from BYU and has passed the CFA level II exam. Additionally, he holds an MA in French Civilization from Penn State. At Claremont McKenna College, he earned a BA in Economics and French. From the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in France, he obtained a Certificate of Political Studies in International Relations. He worked for Avery Dennison on their North American/ Latin American corporate audit team, mapping processes and evaluating internal controls. Working in the banking industry, he developed a broad understanding of financial products and practices and sought to improve profitability. Lance underwrote and managed loan portfolios comprised primarily of residential real estate loans and mortgages. At Northwest Savings Bank in Pennsylvania, he identified a coding error in the deposit system, preventing the bank from charging maintenance fees. More recently, he served as Vice President of Corporate Relations at Zions Bank, managing an extensive audit of a business line to identify sources and risks of foregone revenue and to recommend solutions. He participated in a multi-bank project to design parameters for a business line data warehouse and developed accounting processes to improve transparency of revenue and expenses for a business line and to enhance employee accountability for discounts. Mr. Chugg has lived 3 years in France and Switzerland.

  • Ronolda Dooley -20 years of federal government information security experience, working 10 years for the USAF and 10 years for federal financial regulatory regulatory agencies. Ms. Dooley retired from government service in 2003. She brings a wealth of expertise to Nolan Mar with significant experience in managing and implementing enterprise security programs. With a detailed understanding of access control technologies, Ms. Dooley has experience in developing security plans, conducting certifications, and accreditations and performing the full life-cycle of security assurance activities. Ms. Dooley worked as consultant to MITRE after retiring as the Chief of Security Operations at the FDIC. Prior to joining Nolan Mar, Ms. Dooley assisted the U.S. Department of Treasury in implementing their security strategic plan. Ms. Dooley holds a Masters Degree and several technology certifications.

  • Scott Kauffman -11 years of networking technology and integration experience, with emphasis on defining and evaluating technology solutions and implementing cybersecurity controls. Mr. Kauffman is recognized as an expert in CIP. He has 6 years network engineering experience, serving both private and public sectors. His range of experience includes: Technical analysis of emerging technologies, product development; risk management activities involving sensitivity analysis, risk analysis, developing system security plans, DITSCAP and NIST Certification, net monitoring and intrusion detection; disaster recovery and business continuity planning; security awareness and training; and physical security assessments. Scott graduated from the University of Maryland, with a B.S. in Business Administration. Technical Certifications include: CISSP, CCNA, MCSE, Sun Certified Technician, Apple Certified Technician, and Advanced Troubleshooting with the Sniffer Network Analyzer, Linux Server Installation and Maintenance, Apache Web Server, TCPIP for Windows Networks.

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