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Doug Magee

President

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Meet Doug Magee

President

Doug Magee is President of Day & Zimmermann Government Services.
 
Day & Zimmermann’s Government Services Group is an integrated provider of mission support solutions to the U.S. Government and commercial clients. Whether the workforce is designing facilities, or operating and maintaining safe locations and assets, the Group’s combined services support the national security mission in the U.S. and abroad. 

Doug has a unique background and experience leading large operational business units and business development teams, and his strong network and reputation within the U.S. Government contractor community. He brings extensive experience both CONUS and OCONUS with a wide variety of Government agencies across a wide range of services: Security, Training, Logistics, Facilities, Staffing, and Construction.
 
Doug is a veteran of the US Army (1994-1998) and began his professional career in operations with Kellogg, Brown and Root (KBR) in their Government Services Division following his service. He has held several business development and operations roles with companies such as DynCorp International, Kaseman, Michael Baker International, and Comprehensive Health Services. During this time he managed business development activities and multi-functional logistics and contingency projects in worldwide locations, and grew these companies through organic and acquisitive expansion. 
 
Before joining the team, he served as an operating company president at Akima. During his time there, he oversaw and grew operations delivering services in facilities maintenance, base operating support and multi-functional logistics, including transportation, equipment maintenance and supply services. 
 
Doug has experience supporting a wide variety of agencies including DOS, DOE, USACE, DTRA, USAF, US Army, NAVFAC, NIH, NASA, DHS (TSA, CBP, ICE), HHS, USDA, and DLA.
 
Doug has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia. 

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Mike McGovern

Vice President, Business Development

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Meet Mike McGovern

Vice President, Business Development

Mike McGovern currently serves as Vice President of Business Development for Government Services, including SOC.

In this role, he leads efforts to grow D&Z’s mission support work in the federal civilian and defense sectors, including its portfolio of architecture, engineering, security, staffing and operations and maintenance service offerings.

Mike has more than three decades of industry experience in the business development, marketing, sales, account management, strategic and operational areas.

Before joining Day & Zimmermann, Mike’s held BD leadership positions at SAIC, ProcureNet, and Curtiss-Wright. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology and an MBA in marketing from Rutgers University.

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Jeff Miller

Vice President & Group Controller, Government Services

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Meet Jeff Miller

Vice President & Group Controller, Government Services

Jeff Miller currently serves as Vice President and Group Controller for Day & Zimmermann Government Services, including SOC.

The group brings more than a century of successful Operations & Maintenance (O&M) solutions experience to our customers here at home and around the world. With robust capabilities in the areas of Facility and Installation Operations and Maintenance; Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO); Management of Arms, Ammunition and Explosives (AA&E), Demilitarization Operations; and Training and Logistics, the group custom designs its solutions to address each project's unique needs, including those in high-risk and secure environments. Whether it’s operating, maintaining and repairing an existing facility, or modifying and maintaining a Government aircraft, the group tailors its solutions to meet individual customer needs.

As a results-driven leader, Mr. Miller brings a substantial and broad range of operational, financial, business management, and leadership experience to the company. Prior to his current role, he held a number of key strategy and investment banking leadership positions with a focus on capital markets, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions. He advised on a number of high profile transactions in the industry, one of which was recognized by Washington Technology as a Big Impact Deal of the year. His experience also includes management of the operation and maintenance of the world’s largest ammunition storage depot.

Throughout his career, Mr. Miller has supported programs with the United States Departments of Defense, State, Energy, Homeland Security as well as other mission critical federal agencies in a broad range of service offerings both domestically and internationally.

Mr. Miller earned dual Bachelor of Science degrees in both Finance and Accounting from Georgetown University. He remains engaged with the University as an Interviewer for Georgetown’s Undergraduate Admissions Program. He was also a licensed General Securities Representative (Series 7 and 63). He is a member of the company’s Innovation Council and has served as Chairman of the company’s Nevada Pension Plan Board of Trustees.

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Susan E. Major

Vice President, Human Resources

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Meet Susan E. Major

Vice President, Human Resources

As the principal human resources executive at SOC, Susan leads and directs all strategic human resources programs. She is an influential leader spearheading a full range of SOC’s talent management strategies and initiatives, leadership development, employee engagement, change management, and M&A activities.

As a critical strategic partner to the organization, Susan brings more than 20 years of experience driving human capital strategies, leading human resources teams, and instituting competitive value-added best practices across the range of human resources functions for government contractors including: CSRA (formerly SRA International); TASC (formerly Northrop Grumman/TASC), General Dynamics, Logistics Management Institute (LMI) and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC).

Susan holds a Master's degree in Human Resources from Virginia Polytechnic and a Bachelor's degree in Creative Art/Psychology from Wilson College. Susan is Myers-Briggs Type Indicator certified, PDI 360 PROFILOR certified and also holds certifications in Workforce Planning, Change Management and Labor Relations.

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Michael Jenkins

SVP, Integrated Security

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Meet Michael Jenkins

SVP, Integrated Security

As an integral leader on SOC’s executive team, Mr. Jenkins serves as Senior Vice President, Integrated Security, overseeing Cyber Operations, Cleared Staffing, Critical Infrastructure Programs, and Technical and International Security programs. At SOC, Mr. Jenkins leads with a solid track record of success, with three decades of experience in directing technically-varied missions for multiple U.S. Government agencies.

In his career at SOC, he has been instrumental in driving results and supporting the mission by leading the workforce in a variety of positions, including  Vice President of International Programs, as well as Senior Director of Operations. Prior to joining SOC, Mr. Jenkins served more than ten years abroad, supporting complex U.S. Government programs in the Middle East, South Asia, and Europe. He is known for his broad range of expertise, which includes his service with the Central South Texas Narcotics and Special Crimes Task Force as the Senior Agent in Charge. Throughout his career, Mr. Jenkins has continuously supported mission-critical programs with the United States Departments of Defense, State, Energy, Homeland Security, as well as other Government agencies in wide-ranging service offerings.

Mr. Jenkins received his Associate of Applied Science Degree in Information Security Management from Central Texas College and a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Security from American Public University.

As a transformational leader at SOC, Mr. Jenkins continues to drive results, helping grow and diversify the company’s Government Services portfolio.

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Dan Cronin

Vice President, Integrated Security

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Meet Dan Cronin

Vice President, Integrated Security

Dan currently serves as Vice President of International Programs. In this role, he manages our overseas contracts and operations. Dan comes to SOC with more than 23 years of security and law enforcement expertise as a former Department of State (DoS) Bureau of Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) senior leader.

As the senior security officer for several U.S. Embassies and Consulates abroad, Dan supported missions in Greece, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Pakistan, and Uganda. Dan also served domestically including his most recent assignment as Deputy Assistant Director of High Threat Programs where he oversaw the security operations in the State Department’s Highest Threat/Highest Risk locations. With experience in program management, construction design review and implementation, and global operational excellence—Dan is an effective communicator and leader of diverse and multi-disciplined teams.

Dan spent his career protecting personnel, facilities, and information and has actively worked on tactical, operational, and policy associated issues in the pursuit of the overall mission. Dan developed successful training programs designed to prepare people for high threat environments and global risk management. Dan is adaptable as shown through a career learning new countries, diplomatic issues, and navigating international relations. Dan received his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland.

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Jon Mellis

General Counsel & Secretary

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Meet Jon Mellis

General Counsel & Secretary

As General Counsel, Jon is responsible for the mission-critical legal, contracts, and compliance counsel provided to executive leadership, D&Z’s Government Services Division, and customers.

With leadership and expertise in all areas of the government sector, including cyber security, Jon has extensive government and private sector experience. He most recently was Assistant General Counsel at VMware, Inc., in Reston, Virginia. He also served as Associate General Counsel at Lockheed Martin Corp. and Assistant General Counsel at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).  

Jon is a Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserves, who previously served in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps for the U.S. Navy.  Jon received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from John Hopkins University and a Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University.  He also holds a Masters of Arts Degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Security Studies.