Leadership

LEADERSHIP

Lindsey Britt

President/CEO, earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from York College of Pennsylvania.  A Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), she has over 12 years of experience across the Business Development, Program Management, Marketing and Human Resources spectrum ranging from start-up companies through major Defense Contractors.  As a Business Development Manager, Ms. Britt supported an $88M/year L-3 Communications business division located in 30 sites worldwide.  She was intricately involved in proposal development and supported the execution of contracts ranging from $20M-$400M+.

Ms. Britt founded Castalia Systems after serving five years as an Program Manager, Business Development Manager, and Account Manager for an 8(a) small business helping to grow the company to generate over $30M/year.  She was responsible for managing and growing Intelligence Community (IC) contracts from zero to over $30M.  In addition, Ms. Britt was responsible for supporting the execution of a $6M/year contract successfully recruiting and transitioning over 35 people within 30 days for INSCOM.

Ms. Britt has performed market analysis for numerous companies developing over 700 business opportunities.  She has succesfully developed business pipelines within the Intelligence Community, SOCOM, INSCOM and the USAF.

Zachary Mann

COO, earned a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Delaware.  Mr. Mann retired from the Florida Air National Guard in 2011 as a Lieutenant Colonel with twenty years of experience in leading communication personnel.

Mr. Mann help found Castalia Systems after serving over seven years as the Director of Operations and Program Manager for an 8(a) small business.  As a certified PMP, he managed numerous contracts with funding over $30 million during his tenure.  He has supported numerous clients worldwide to include SOCOM, INSCOM, EUCOM, PACOM and the DJC2 JPO.

Mr. Mann, during his military service, served in numerous tactical communication units in Germany, Korea and Florida both on active duty and in part-time status.  He served as the deployed commander for deployments to the Philippines, Pakistan, and Albania.  He also served as a certified acquisition officer in Los Angeles, CA for the Space and Missile Center (SMC).  In addition, he co-authored JCSE’s five year modernization plan to provide a roadmap for converged IP and similar technology for tactical communication applications.

Gary Doss, PhD

CTO, with PhD, Bachelor, and Masters degrees in Computer Science, and Information Systems specializing in Cyber & Information Security, Network and Data communication, Software Development, and Business Management, Dr. Doss brings years of experience from the Intelligence Community (IC), Department of Defense (DoD), and Research and Development. Dr. Doss has managed business units and programs in excess of $400M, to include the management of multiple Defensive Cyber programs protecting entire federal agencies.

Dr. Doss holds several certifications such as PMP, CISSP, CGEIT, CISM, and CISA. During his career with the US Government, the US Navy as a Cryptologic Warfare Officer, and Industry, he has supported operations and clients in over 20 countries, supported multiple COCOMs in 5 AORs, and has experience in multiple intelligence disciplines such as HUMINT, SIGINT, and GEOINT.

Dr. Doss expertise in science and engineering has allowed him to develop, manage, and consult on advance research and development projects in a wide range of disciplines. Examples include advanced Artificial Intelligence systems, Aircraft Safety systems, Advanced Intrusion Detection, Satellite Communications, Insider Threat Detection, and Cryptographic Systems.