About E&M Technologies, Inc.
Since 2005, the talented people at E&M Technologies, Inc. have been providing IT, Software/Application Development, Intelligence Analysis, Education and Training Services to our Military, Government, and Private Business sectors. Mission success is certain because nearly 1/3 of our staff are Government designated Subject Matter Experts in their fields. It’s this level of excellence combined with “structured agility” and strong partnerships that is a prevailing theme for how we deliver top tier services and customer satisfaction. E&M strives to offer value-oriented solutions to meet the needs of our clients without reducing any level of service. E&M is headquartered in Washington DC, with Offices in Colorado, Virginia, DC and Florida. E&M is a Certified Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) and Economically Disadvantaged WOSB (EDWOSB) with capabilities well beyond its size.
E&M’s core capabilities are in support to Military Intelligence Operations and Training, Curriculum Development, Biometrics, IT and Systems Engineering and Design, Cyber Security, Identity Management, Research and Development, Public Key Infrastructure, Social Media, and Avatar Technologies.
Critical to our success has always been our partnership and support to the U.S. Government and Military. Our administrative staff includes full-service human resources, finance, and support staff all of whom fully understand government contracting and related requirements. E&M leverages trusted partners, relationships, informal networks and technological capabilities within the cultural landscape to cut through red tape and information clutter to pinpoint the actionable information that will directly and positively influence a best practices outcome. Our vision is born from hands-on, operational experience from around the globe, in both permissive and not-so-permissive military environments.
President and CEO
Jean Schultz is the founder and CEO of E&M. She has over twenty-seven years progressive management and technical experience in government and industry in the information technology and cybersecurity arena. Today, she is a leading expert in Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), biometrics and cybersecurity, and she is pivotal in providing innovative solutions for identity management and biometrics collections. Jean is a visionary and provides the company’s strategic direction for both client and employee satisfaction. With a focus on developing a culture where employees are able to stretch, Jean‘s vision is to provide imaginative and innovative solutions leveraging technology, to raise the quality of life, to create efficiencies and advance the mission objectives for our customers. As well as President/CEO of E&M, Jean oversees National Defense Security and Intelligence, Emerging Technologies and Products, Cybersecurity and Information Assurance, and Integrated Identity Management areas of business.
Jean currently lives in Maryland and has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Programming and Mathematics from the University of Missouri, a Masters in Information Security and a Ph.D in Cyber Security.
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Steven Mayhew is the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President for E&M Technologies, Inc. He is a retired Military Professional with concentration areas of Special Operations Forces, Communications, and Intelligence and Electronic Warfare. He has over twenty-five years of experience as a United States DOD C6ISR and Acquisition Professional certified and skilled in the areas of Program and Capture Management, New Business and Market Development, Department of Defense (DOD) Policy Formulation and Execution, Strategic Planning, Human Resources, Contract and Subcontract Management, and Accounting and Finance Management.
Steve’s previous assignment was Business Development and Capture Director for Lockheed Martin’s Information Systems & Global Solutions (LM IS&GS)-Defense. His portfolio focused on DoD and Joint contract growth, Multi and Single Award IDIQ task orders, and new business and adjacent market areas valued at $4.5B. As COO, Steve oversees Operations at E&M and leads our Enterprise, Engineering and IT Services, C4ISR Accounts, and Space Command and Control areas.
A native of Hawaii, Steve earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, and is a graduate of Webster University, St. Louis, MO, with a Master of Arts in Program Management and Leadership with honors.
Director of Business Development
Michael Bradley is the Vice President of Business Development for E&M Technologies Inc. Mike is a retired Army Colonel where he was privileged to lead organizations from the platoon through Brigade levels throughout a 28 year career. He has over 35 years of leadership and program management experience in communications, command & control systems, information technology, Department of Defense operations and strategic planning.
Mike was previously with Lockheed Martin as a Senior Business Development Manager. He was responsible for developing a $2.5 billion pipeline for the C4ISR and Information Technology lines of business and supported the capture of over $1 billion in new business. He also provided subject matter expertise for their Advanced Programs group in the development of innovative technologies for Warfighters.
Mike hails from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is an avid ice hockey player and fan. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and has advanced degrees in National Security Studies and Computer Information Systems.
Vice President of Corporate Operations
April Persinger is the Vice President of Corporate Operations for E&M Technologies, Inc. April started in Defense as a government civilian in Wurzburg, Germany for the 69th Signal Battalion. April was responsible for the implementation of the Defense Message System (DMS) for the 69th Signal Battalion footprint – over 2100 square miles. April was also responsible for the proliferation of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) capabilities to all General Officers in the US Army and was one of the first Army Registration Authorities for PKI. She has over eighteen years of experience in IT, PKI, COMSEC/Security and Training. She moved into contracts and finance over eight years ago and has decided she loves it. April has a Bachelor of Science in Education and an Accounting Certificate from the University of Maryland.
While a native of Georgia, April is currently residing in Colorado and is married to Craig Persinger, an Inspector for Denver Water. She also has a very active son, who keeps her busy with basketball, baseball, football, and taekwondo.
April lives by the mantra, “Every day of my life… I am blessed.”
Director of Intelligence and Cyber Operations
Jeffrey Clyons is our Director of Intelligence and Cyber Operations, responsible for managing, growing, and supporting our conventional, special operations, and national engagements. He is a retired First Sergeant who served as an Infantry Paratrooper, SOF Human Intelligence Collector, and Military Intelligence multi-disciplinary expert for the United States Army.
He has over 27 years DoD and leadership experience and served as an Intelligence, Training, and Operations SME for our clientele since his retirement from Active Duty in 2011. Jeff’s operational experience in over ten hostile fire zones, as well as his expertise in multiple MACOM’s, ensures that our firm can provide relevant, timely, and accurate support to the United States Intelligence Community.
Jeff, his wife, and children live in DuPont, WA where he supports our collective training engagements on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. He holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Psychology, learned to speak Chinese Mandarin and Italian at the Defense Language Institute, and is a recipient of the Thomas Knowlton award.
Director of Business Intelligence
Kevin Grose is our Director of Business Intelligence responsible for identifying innovative streams of business revenue, supporting the Intelligence and Special Operations Communities and growing our education and training programs. He is a retired Chief Warrant Officer 3 who served as a Counterintelligence Agent for the US Army and Defense Intelligence Agency.
Kevin has over 30 years Intelligence and leadership experience and served as a Global Enterprise Manager, a Principal, and a Sales Lead to several Defense Contractors, as well as a Subject Matter Expert to DoD Senior Executive Staff. Kevin brings academic leadership to our team having led several university-based R&D projects aimed at identifying and mitigating cyber vulnerabilities in sensitive DoD data centers.
Kevin and his wife co-founded a non-profit Internet company that strives to deliver low-cost, solar and wind-powered broadband to rural and low-income communities. He learned to speak Russian, Polish, and Serbo-Croatian at the Defense Language Institute and holds a bachelor’s degree in Russian studies.