National Security Solutions – an IDEMIA company

LEADERSHIP

MEET THE LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH DECADES OF EXPERIENCE

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Patrick Clancey

Chief Executive Officer

Patrick Clancey serves IDEMIA National Security Solutions as Chief Executive Officer. His focus is on further expanding the growth strategy for its wide range of customers in the DOD, DHS, DOS, and intelligence communities. Prior to joining NSS, Patrick served as Vice President of Strategy and Programs and Chief of Staff for Global Digital Platforms at the IDEMIA group-level. He has held numerous leadership positions in his almost decade-long tenure at IDEMIA.

Patrick also played an integral role in interagency and multinational biometrics and identity management consulting engagements for DOD clients at Booz Allen Hamilton. Before joining the private sector in 2009, he served as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army, deploying to both Iraq and Afghanistan. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United Stated Military Academy at West Point, a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, and a Master of Science degree in Management of Information Technology from University of Virginia.

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Dave Dennis

Vice President of Business Development

David serves IDEMIA NSS as the Vice President of Business Development where he oversees NSS’ corporate strategy and strategic capabilities. David has over 25 years of experience working in the national security space .  Prior to joining NSS, Dave was a Senior Vice President at Xcelerate Solutions and a Senior Principal at K2 Solutions where he led all their consulting work, ensuring delivery excellence, as well as business growth operations, including business development, strategic capture, and proposal development.  He has also been a Senior Manager at BearingPoint and a small business owner.

Dave is a retired Naval Flight Officer. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Strome College of Business at Old Dominion University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia.

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Heather Ellison

Vice President of Human Resources

Heather serves IDEMIA NSS as the Vice President of Human Resources with over 20 years of progressive experience. Proficient in all aspects of HR, including strategic planning, talent management, talent acquisition, professional development, employee relations, compensation, benefits, employee engagement, employment law and compliance.

Prior to NSS, Heather held HR leadership executive roles in government contracting, technology, software, and non-profit and as a small business owner. Heather worked for CGI, Accenture, Citrix and Boston Scientific. Heather holds a B.S. in Business and Psychology from Santa Clara University, and a Master of Business Administration - MBA, Executive MBA from Stanford University. She has an HR certificate from the University of California, Berkeley and an SPHR certification from SHRM.

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Russell Guzek

Vice President of Justice Operations and Engineering

Russ Guzek serves IDEMIA NSS as the Vice President of Justice Operations and Engineering. He has over 30 years of project and program management experience including Military, Intelligence, National Security, and Criminal Justice Systems. Throughout his career, Russ has performed a variety of leadership roles, supporting the U.S. Government in the full lifecycle of program management of major systems, acquisition, development, deployment, and operations. Russ holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology from Fairmont State University and a Master’s of Business Administration degree from West Virginia University. He also holds the PMP®, Earned Value Management Professional (EVMP), and SAFe Scaled Agile Program Consultant (SPC) professional accreditations.

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Joe Romagnoli

Chief Financial Officer

Joe is the IDEMIA NSS Chief Financial Officer with over 30 years of experience building and leading finance and accounting teams in the government contracting industry. Prior to NSS, Joe was CFO for a large international engineering and construction company, and Corporate Controller for a division of Northrup Grumman. He was also an Auditor with the Defense Contract Audit Agency. Joe holds a B.S. in Accounting from Old Dominion University.

Mike Ronayne
Mike Ronayne

Vice President of Federal Civilian Operations

Mike Ronayne serves IDEMIA NSS as the Vice President of Federal Civilian Operations. Mike has had repeated success guiding cross-functional research, product development, and support teams. He also leads in design, optimization, launch, and support of leading-edge identity and biometric solutions, while negotiating sales and contracts. With over 20 years’ experience in the identity industry, Mike is a subject matter expert (SME) in Secure Credentials, Biometrics, ePassports, and Security Printing. Mike currently holds a patent in Systems and Methods for Detection of Counterfeit Documents, and he has a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Communications from Franklin Pierce University.

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Marg Schulenberg

Vice President of Security and Business Operations

Marg serves IDEMIA NSS as Vice President of Security and Business Operations managing security operations as the Facility Security Officer (FSO), quality certification efforts, contract support, and procurement.  She has 20 years of government contracting experience with in-depth knowledge of security, business operations, organizational process initiatives, corporate compliance, and program management for Department of Defense (DOD) contracts. Marg is experienced in leading large teams and is skilled at building relationships with customers and employees across all levels of an organization. Prior to joining NSS, she was an organizational business unit Vice President and process improvement executive. In addition to managing a multi-contract portfolio and pipeline, she led a team to successfully obtain and maintain certification for CMMI Level 3 in both Development (CMMI-DEV) and Services (CMMI-SVC) and ISO 9001:2015.  She holds a B.S. in Business Administration; is a certified ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor, SAFe Scaled Agile Agilist and Scrum Master; and PMI Project Management Professional (PMP®).

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Sandra Joyner Williams

Vice President of DoD & IC Operations

Sandra Joyner Williams serves IDEMIA NSS as the Vice President of DoD & IC Operations. She brings over twenty-five years of experiences in business development, consulting, and program delivery to agencies within the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and Federal/Civil (FDA, NASA) arena. Her experience includes successful program execution of aircraft, enterprise IT, satellite, and ship platforms. Prior to joining NSS, Sandra held executive positions with GDIT, Parsons, and Intelligent Shift, in addition to being a small business owner.

Sandra holds a Master of Business Administration from the Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech. Her undergraduate degree is from The University of Mary Washington in Business Administration/Accounting.

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