Our Management Team

Hugh Barrett

Chief Product Officer, Xacta Solutions

Hugh Barrett

Chief Product Officer, Xacta Solutions

Hugh Barrett is chief product officer of Xacta solutions for Telos Corporation. He is responsible for technical solutions offered by the company’s Cyber Operations and Defense solution area. He joined the company in 1999 and has served as vice president of product development. Prior to joining Telos, he held the position of Sr. Product Manager for Information Builders in NYC. Mr. Barrett holds a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from the State University of New York College at Brockport. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP).

Mark Bendza

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Mark Bendza

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Mark Bendza joined the Company in July 2021 as executive vice president and chief financial officer. He has overall responsibility for the Company’s accounting, financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, financial strategy and operations, corporate development, investor relations, tax, and treasury functions. Mr. Bendza has over 20 years of experience in investor relations, business development, financial planning and analysis, financial strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets. Prior to joining the Company, he held positions of increasing responsibility in finance and business management with global companies, including vice president and head of investor relations for Honeywell from 2019 to 2021; vice president of international business for Northrop Grumman from 2016 to 2019; director of financial planning and analysis for Northrop Grumman from 2012 to 2015; and mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and credit roles with major investments banks from 1998 to 2011. Mr. Bendza holds a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Malcolm Cooke

Chief Information Technology Officer

Malcolm Cooke

Chief Information Technology Officer

Malcolm Cooke joined Telos in 2008, and became the Chief Information Technology Officer in 2013. Malcolm is responsible for Telos’ corporate information technology operational readiness, as well as internal information technology initiatives and strategy. Malcolm’s team also oversees the physical, logical and industrial security for all Telos facilities. Prior to joining Telos, Malcolm held technical positions at Computer Hi-Tech Management, Equitrac and ReMax Realty. Malcolm holds degrees in Information Technology and Electronics Engineering from American Intercontinental University. Malcolm currently serves on the board for the Arc of Loudoun, and is a U.S. Navy Veteran

Mark Griffin

Executive Vice President of Security Solutions

Mark Griffin

Executive Vice President of Security Solutions

Mark Griffin joined the Company in 1984 as program manager. He was promoted to vice president for the Company’s Traditional Business Division in January 2004 and to vice president, identity management, effective January 2007. He was appointed in April 2007 to head the newly formed Telos Identity Management Solutions, LLC. Mr. Griffin has over 20 years experience in government IT contracting, materials management and systems integration projects in the electronics and communications fields. He has been involved in day-to-day operations of and has had overall management responsibility for many of Telos’ most critical programs for the Army, Navy, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC), General Services Administration (GSA) and Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS). Mr. Griffin holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Donna Hill

Vice President of Human Resources

Donna Hill

Vice President of Human Resources

Donna Hill joined Telos in February 2021 as Director of Human Resources before being promoted to Vice President of Human Resources. Donna is responsible for the overall leadership and operations of the Human Resources Department. Donna is a dedicated and accomplished HR professional with over 20 years of recruiting and HR experience primarily in management roles. Prior to joining Telos, Donna spent most of her career working at AOL, leading both Talent Acquisition and HR Operations.

Stephen Horvath

Senior Vice President, Xacta Solutions

Stephen Horvath

Senior Vice President, Xacta Solutions

Joining Telos in 2006, Steve Horvath established a new model for providing professional services in support of the company’s Xacta risk management platform. He currently serves as Vice President of Strategy and Cloud with a focus on long-term strategic partnerships and solutions spanning the company’s breadth of offerings. With over 20 years practical experience in the information security domain, Steve is considered an expert in risk and compliance for information technology. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, and maintains the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification.

Brendan D. Malloy

Executive Vice President of Secure Networks

Brendan D. Malloy

Executive Vice President of Secure Networks

Brendan D. Malloy joined the Company in 1996, serving initially as a senior account executive before being promoted to director of DoD Sales, and later to vice president of DoD Sales. In January 2005 he was appointed senior vice president of sales. He was later promoted to senior vice president and general manager of the Secure Networks solution area in support of opportunities in DoD, federal agencies, and the intelligence community, as well as channel relationships through the Telos Partner Program. In 2012, Mr. Malloy became senior vice president and general manager of Cyber Operations and Defense, providing leadership in sales and business development, implementation and operations. Before joining the Telos team, he held several positions with QMS Federal, leaving as their national government sales manager. He is a graduate of Curry College, with a B.A. in Communications. He is a member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) and the Association of the United States Army (AUSA). Mr. Malloy also serves on Board of Directors for a Loudoun Virginia 501(c) youth basketball league.

Rinaldi Pisani

Senior Vice President, Managed Attribution and Cyber Analytics

Rinaldi Pisani

Senior Vice President, Managed Attribution and Cyber Analytics

Rinaldi Pisani is senior vice president of strategic business development, a position he assumed in late 2013. He is responsible for overseeing Telos’ corporate level business development and capture activities as well as the integration of new partners and technologies. Pisani joined Telos Corporation in 2000 and served as senior Army account manager and team lead and director of Army and DoD sales. He was later appointed vice president of business development for information assurance solutions and in 2010 became vice president and general manager of the information assurance solution area. Pisani was then vice president of cyber application solutions, providing oversight and management for a broad range of cybersecurity solutions, including Xacta IA Manager and SE7EN, for customers in the DoD, federal agencies, and the intelligence community. Before joining the Telos team, he held several positions with Westwood Computer, leaving as national government sales manager. Pisani is a graduate of Georgetown University, with a B.S. in Foreign Service, international economics.

E. Hutchinson Robbins, Jr.

Executive Vice President, General Counsel

E. Hutchinson Robbins, Jr.

Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Hutch Robbins serves as executive vice president and general counsel for Telos Corporation. Over the course of a nearly three decade legal career, he has advised and advocated for his clients across a wide array of challenging business issues. From 1993 through 2021, Mr. Robbins was an associate and principal of Miles & Stockbridge P.C., in Baltimore, Maryland, and from 2006 through 2016, he led the firm’s Commercial and Business Litigation Practice Group. Described in the Chambers USA 2021 guide as a “very strong lawyer” who is “extremely effective in court” with “a real keen situational awareness for litigation,” Mr. Robbins has resolved hundreds of complex disputes through negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, and litigation, in addition to advising his clients on business strategy, contract terms, and risk avoidance. Mr. Robbins earned his juris doctor degree, with honors, from Duke University in 1993, and his undergraduate degree, with honors, from Trinity College in 1988. Mr. Robbins is on the Advisory Board of the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, and is a trustee of Baltimore Center Stage.

Emmett Wood

Executive Vice President, Marketing and Strategy

Emmett Wood

Executive Vice President, Marketing and Strategy

Emmett Wood is executive vice president of marketing and strategy at Telos Corporation, a position he has held since April 2013. He is responsible for brand management, marketing communications, sponsorships and events, media and analyst relations, government relations, employee communications and corporate community relations. He is also responsible for planning and developing new strategic initiatives for Telos around partnerships, strategic acquisitions and technology. Wood joined the company in 1996 and worked in various roles at Telos in both marketing and business development. He worked on the federal sales team, commercial and partner/channel groups and most recently served as director of commercial and channel sales. Prior to working with Telos, he worked for Enterworks, Inc., in sales and marketing. Previously, he worked in the sales and marketing groups at Dow Jones, Inc., and The Wall Street Journal. Wood is a graduate of Georgetown University, with a B.A. in political science.

John B. Wood

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

John B. Wood

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

John B. Wood is CEO and Chairman of the Board of Telos Corporation, a leading provider of continuous security solutions and services for the world’s most security-conscious agencies and organizations. In these roles, he orchestrates the company’s support of corporations and government agencies worldwide in cyber, cloud and enterprise security. With the company since 1992, John is a leading voice on bringing together the private and public sectors to address cybersecurity issues. He is a frequent speaker on cybersecurity at industry and government events, and testified at a congressional committee hearing on “Cybersecurity: What the Federal Government Can Learn from the Private Sector.”

As CEO, John has diversified the company’s product portfolio and expanded its footprint to include commercial enterprises, the military, civilian and intelligence agencies of the federal government, and allied nations around the world. Under John’s leadership, Telos offerings have become the official messaging system of record for the Department of Defense and the database of record for the U.S. Intelligence Community.

An active member of the greater Washington, D.C. business community and a vocal champion of civic entrepreneurship, John was the founding chairman of the Loudoun County (Va.) CEO Cabinet, part of the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce, and served for five years as chairman of Loudoun County’s Economic Development Commission. He currently serves on the board of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, and is the Chairman of the Alliance for Digital Innovation, an independent voice calling for greater use of commercial innovation and emerging technologies throughout government.

In addition to his work in technology, the local community and the arts, John’s philanthropic efforts support STEM education, humanitarian relief and more. Since 2012, John has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), a national organization that provides care and support for the families of America’s fallen military heroes. He also served 10 years on the Board of Directors of Project Rebirth, a nonprofit organization that serves veterans and first responders affected by tragic loss and celebrates the resiliency of the human spirit. In 2017, John accepted Trout Unlimited’s (TU) Corporate Conservation Partner designation on behalf of Telos for the company’s support of TU’s Veterans Service Partnership (VSP), a program that helps the veteran community find hope and healing through fly fishing and conservation.

John is the recipient of several industry awards, including Washingtonian Magazine’s “Tech Titans” and the “Leadership in the Nation’s Interest Award” by the Committee on Economic Development (CED). Before joining Telos in 1992, John worked on Wall Street after earning his degree in finance and computer science at Georgetown University.

Board of Directors

Bernard C. Bailey

Director

Bernard C. Bailey

Director

Bernard C. Bailey has served as chairman and CEO of Paraquis Solutions LLC, a privately held consulting and information technology services firm, since 2006. Dr. Bailey’s career spans over two decades of management experience in the high technology and security industries. He served most recently from August 2002 to September 2006 as the President and CEO of Viisage Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:VISG), a leading provider of advanced technology identity solutions. Under his four years of leadership, Viisage’s market capitalization grew from $60 million to over $1 billion. During that period, the company executed nine acquisitions, eventually culminating in the formation of L1 Identity Solutions, a NYSE listed company (NYSE:ID).

Prior to Viisage, from January 2001 to August 2002, Dr. Bailey served in various executive roles, including COO at Art Technology Group, a leading provider of e-commerce software. From 1984 to 2001, Dr. Bailey held a variety of finance, sales, marketing, and operations positions at IBM, where he also served in executive roles involved in the growth and development of IBM Global Service’s systems integration and consulting business lines.

Dr. Bailey has been a member of the Telos Corporation board of directors since October 2006. In addition to his duties with Telos, Dr. Bailey serves as a director on the board of Analogic Corp. (NASDAQ:ALOG) and Authentix Corporation, a privately held company. Previously, until April 2011, Dr. Bailey also served on the board of Spectrum Control, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPEC) and until January 2012, on the board of Identive Corporation (NASDAQ:INVE). Dr. Bailey holds a Masters level certificate from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization.

David Borland

Director

David Borland

Director

David Borland has served as president of the Borland Group, an information technology consulting company, since January 2004. Mr. Borland was elected to the Telos board of directors in March 2004 after retiring as Deputy Chief Information Officer (“CIO”) of the U.S. Army with more than 30 years of experience in the U.S. Government. Mr. Borland’s career Army experience also includes serving as Vice Director of Information Systems for Command, Control, Communications, and Computers; Director of the Information Systems Selection and Acquisition Agency; and numerous other positions. From 1966 through 1970, Mr. Borland served in the U.S. Air Force.

Mr. Borland has received numerous awards, including the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award for Senior Executive Service Members (1996 and 2003), the Distinguished Presidential Rank Award (2000), and the United States Army Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service (1998 and 2003). Mr. Borland’s industry experience and extensive service with the U.S. Army make him a valuable member of the board of directors.

Bonnie Carroll

Director

Bonnie Carroll

Director

Bonnie Carroll founded the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) in 1994, at a time when there was no national support network for the families of America’s fallen heroes. Through her own grief following the death of her husband, Brig. Gen. Tom Carroll, who perished in an Army plane crash in 1992 along with seven other soldiers, she turned her tragedy into a purposeful effort to create what is today the major national program providing compassionate care for all who are grieving the death of a service member.

Since its launch in 1994, TAPS has cared for the more than 100,000 surviving family members through a national network of peer-based emotional support services; a 24/7 helpline available to those grieving a loss; connections to community based care throughout the nation; and casework assistance for families navigating all of the resources and benefits available to them. Ms. Carroll was elected to the Telos board of directors in September 2020.

In addition to receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award from the Department of Defense, Carroll was named a recipient of the Community Heroes Award by the Military Officers Association of America; has been recognized by the Defense Department with the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service; and has received the Army’s Outstanding Civilian Service Medal and the Navy’s Distinguished Public Service Award.

Ms. Carroll holds a degree in Public Administration and Political Science from American University, and has completed Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government’s Executive Leadership Program on International Conflict Resolution. She is a graduate of several military service schools, including the USAF Logistics Officer Course, Squadron Officers School, Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, Academy of Military Science and USAF Basic Training (Honor Graduate). Ms. Carroll was elected to the Telos board of directors in September 2020.

Derrick Dockery

Director

Derrick Dockery

Director

Derrick Dockery was elected to the board in January 2022. Mr. Dockery is a government relations and public affairs professional for TikTok, a leading global entertainment and technology company. He is responsible for outreach to the U. S. Congress, civil society, and industry stakeholders regarding a host of technology and other issues pertaining to the company. He also works with TikTok’s corporate social responsibility and partnership teams identifying initiatives that align with its focus of supporting its communities and making a positive impact.

Prior to his current role at TikTok, Mr. Dockery worked on Capitol Hill for Congressional House leadership. He served as the Director of Business and Intergovernmental Coalitions for the Speaker of the House. In this role, he led and developed stakeholder engagement strategies and cultivated critical relationships for a myriad of policy issues that paved the way for enacting key policy and legislation dealing with tax, national security and defense, technology, and other fundamental policy matters. Before joining the Speaker’s staff, Mr. Dockery worked on the House Committee of Oversight and Reform and Budget congressional committees.

Before embarking on a career on Capitol Hill and government relations, Mr. Dockery had a career in the National Football League for ten years. Mr. Dockery co-founded Yellow Ribbons United with his wife, Emma, a military support initiative dedicated to serving military children and families.

Mr. Dockery received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas, and an MBA from George Washington University. Mr. Dockery is a Texas native and currently resides in Northern Virginia with his wife and three children.

Bradley Jacobs

Director

Bradley Jacobs

Director

Bradley Jacobs was elected to the board in January 2022. Mr. Jacobs currently serves as a consultant on Department of Defense and federal agency bid protests and is also an adjunct professor at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL, where he teaches various business and economics classes. He also serves on the board of two nonprofit organizations, the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) and the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando.

Prior to his current positions, Mr. Jacobs served as senior vice president of finance at BAE Systems, Inc., a provider of technology-led defense, aerospace and security solutions, where he was responsible for financial accountability for the company’s U.S.-based operating groups.

Mr. Jacobs received a bachelor's degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Maryland, and a master's degree in Industrial Administration from Purdue University.

Maj. Gen. John W. Maluda (USAF, Ret.)

Director

Maj. Gen. John W. Maluda (USAF, Ret.)

Director

General Maluda was elected to the board in October 2009. He retired from the United States Air Force in September 2009 after more than 34 years of continuous active duty. At the time of his retirement, General Maluda was Director of Cyberspace Transformation and Strategy, in the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, and Chief Information Officer. In that capacity, he shaped doctrine, strategy, and policy for communications and information activities and served as the functional advocate for 30,000 personnel. Prior to that, General Maluda was Vice Commander, 8th Air Force, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.

General Maluda enlisted in the Air Force in 1973 and received his commission in 1978 as a distinguished graduate of the ROTC program at Troy State University, Alabama. His career highlights included serving at three major commands, with unified combatant commands, a defense agency, the White House and the Air Staff. General Maluda’s staff experience included positions at Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Air Combat Command, U.S. Air Force in Europe, Air Force Special Operations Command, U.S. Space Command and the White House Communications Agency.

General Maluda holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Auburn University, a Masters Degree in Systems Management from the University of Southern California, as well as an Advanced Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization. General Maluda has broad industry insight which makes him a valuable member of the board of directors.

Fred Schaufeld, Director

Director

Fred Schaufeld, Director

Director

Fredrick D. Schaufeld is a co-founder and managing director of SWaN & Legend Venture Partners (SWaN). Mr. Schaufeld is a partner in Monumental Sports and Entertainment, which owns the Washington Capitals (NHL), Wizards (NBA), Mystics (WNBA), Capital City Go-Go (NBA-G) and the Capital One Arena. He is a partner in the Washington Nationals (MLB), Team Liquid (e-Sports), the Professional Fighters League (PFL) and the Hill Top House Hotel, Harpers Ferry. Mr. Schaufeld also owns American Bike Ride, parent of the DC Bike Ride.

Prior to SWaN, Mr. Schaufeld founded and led NEW Corp. (NEW), which was acquired by Asurion in 2008 (now NEWAsurion). NEWAsurion is the world’s largest consumer product protection company, employing over 20,000 people worldwide. During his tenure, NEW was recognized by Inc. Magazine in its “Inc. 500” list of the fastest growing private companies. He is the patent holder of the Rigid Insurance Form and a founder and former president of the Service Contract Industry Council (SCIC).

Mr. Schaufeld currently sits on the boards of Sugar23, Noodle Partners, Custom Ink, KIND Healthy Snacks, DuraStat, José Andrés ThinkFood Group, Mindshow, PFL and Georgiamune, and is an advisor to the boards of Cava, UrbanStems and OrderGroove. Mr. Schaufeld is a recipient of Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year” award. He is a member of the Economic Club of Washington, DC, and of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO).

Mr. Schaufeld and his wife, Karen, live in Virginia and are active in organizations dedicated to early childhood development, literacy, health, environment, peace and the arts. He is the chairman of the Inova Health System Foundation and sits on the board of the Wolf Trap Foundation. Mr. Schaufeld was elected to the Telos board of directors in November 2020.

John B. Wood

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

John B. Wood

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

John B. Wood is CEO and Chairman of the Board of Telos Corporation, a leading provider of continuous security solutions and services for the world’s most security-conscious agencies and organizations. In these roles, he orchestrates the company’s support of corporations and government agencies worldwide in cyber, cloud and enterprise security. With the company since 1992, John is a leading voice on bringing together the private and public sectors to address cybersecurity issues. He is a frequent speaker on cybersecurity at industry and government events, and testified at a congressional committee hearing on “Cybersecurity: What the Federal Government Can Learn from the Private Sector.” He serves as the Chairman of the Alliance for Digital Innovation, a new, independent voice calling for greater use of commercial innovation and emerging technologies throughout government.

Before joining Telos, John worked on Wall Street after earning his degree in finance and computer science at Georgetown University.