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Ardent Eagle Solutions is a Department of Veterans Affairs verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).
President. Founding PartnerWith over 44 years of experience as an Information Technology (IT) specialist and 30 years experience as a Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition specialist, Mike Albano is uniquely qualified to develop the long-term strategy for Ardent Eagle Solutions and to lead corporate operations to achieve those goals.
Executive Vice President, Business Management. Founding PartnerJason Lipton brings 18 years of executive leadership experience to Ardent Eagles Solutions. Having founded 3 successful companies, he is uniquely qualified to provide expert insight to the long-term goals and business strategy of Ardent Eagle Solutions.
Executive Vice President, Operations. Founding PartnerBuilding on a 20+ year Marine Corps career in telecommunications, IT, and C4ISR; Gene’s industry tenure has focused on technical program & project management and proposal operations. Possessing system engineering and project management certifications, Gene is well qualified to manage AES’ proposal operations and Force Protection service offerings.
Executive Vice President, Program Execution. Founding Partner
With industry certifications and over a decade of experience in program/project management, both as a Prime and as a subcontractor, Joe Albano is well suited for his role overseeing program execution, development of corporate policies and procedures, and the direction of the Professional Services division of AES.
Executive Vice PresidentJohn Humphrey’s career spans 26 years of service to Intelligence, DoD, Federal Law Enforcement, and Telecommunications clients. He has held multiple executive positions with both large and small businesses. Today, he oversees business development and manages the day to day operations within the Ardent Eagle Solutions Washington, DC office.
Founding PartnerWith over 40 years of experience as an Information Technology (IT) specialist and 30 years experience as a Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition specialist, Albano is uniquely qualified to oversee all corporate operations and the long-term strategy for Ardent Eagle Solutions.
Founding PartnerJason Lipton brings 15 years of business ownership to Ardent Eagle Solutions.
Having previously started, and consequently sold, two successful technical recruiting companies, Lipton provides expert insight to the long-term goals of
Ardent Eagle Solutions.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS. FOUNDING PARTNERAfter an extensive Marine Corps career, which included tours at USSOCOM and USCENTCOM,
Gene Steffanetta is proud to continue work that protects the United States and its citizens by overseeing the
Force Protection division at Ardent Eagle Solutions.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, program management. FOUNDING PARTNERGiven his experience as as a prime-level program manager running multiple concurrent task orders for a US Federal Agency, Joe Albano is well suited for his role overseeing all program execution and client relations for Ardent Eagle Solutions.
Executive Vice President.John Humphrey’s career spanning 26 years of service to the Intelligence, DoD, Federal Law Enforcement, Homeland Security, and Telecommunications. Today, he oversees business development and manages the day to day operations within the Ardent Eagle Solutions Washington, DC office.