Growth and Solutions Team
Herman Hewitt, Jr.
Senior Vice President of Business Development
Herman Hewitt, Jr., a 20-year government services market veteran joined Kingfisher Systems, Inc. in 2019 as the Senior Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Hewitt’s experience includes supporting government mission IT, cyber, and intelligence solutions. He brings years of experience executing strategic growth, in the Federal and Defense markets, and other Federal Civilian agencies, and Mr. Hewitt will lead Kingfisher Systems, Inc.’s growth strategy. Mr. Hewitt previously served as the Senior Vice President of Business Development at MetroStar Systems.
,Mr. Hewitt’s leadership and management experience span a variety of disciplines including partner relationship management, growth, business development, finance, delivery operations, and IT. He has held positions responsible for Profit and Loss (P&L) and customer facing operations and applied extensive expertise along ascending levels of business units including executive, department, division, section, and project management for a broad range of Government and commercial customers.
Department of Defense and Federal
Chris Harris leads Kingfisher Systems, inc.’s Department of Defense (DoD) and Federal business. He joined Kingfisher Systems, Inc. in April 2010 with more than 16 years of progressive management responsibilities. Mr. Harris is a member of the Board of Directors and Kingfisher’s Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining Kingfisher Systems, Inc., Mr Harris served for over four years as the Chief Technology Officer of iCore Networks, designing and implementing Software as a Service (SaaS) applications, primarily hosted Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solutions. In 2009, iCore Networks ranked number 29 on the Inc. 500 List of the Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in the U.S. He also envisioned and managed the iCore Federal Systems Division from 2006 to 2009. Prior to joining iCore Networks, he spent over eight years at Gray Hawk Systems, culminating his career as the Vice President of Information Systems, where he assisted in the technical phase of the acquisition that was completed with Mantech International Corporation in June 2005. Mr. Harris also served in the U.S. Navy where he designed, installed, and managed the shipboard network architecture, which was used fleet-wide on AEGIS class cruisers. Mr. Harris has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Strayer University in Information Systems with a focus in Internetworking Technology.
C. Damon Hecker
Intelligence, National Security, and VARYSS Open Source Solution
C. Damon Hecker leads Kingfisher Systems, Inc.’s Intelligence, National Security, and VARYSS Open Source Solution business. Mr. Hecker joined Kingfisher Systems, Inc. in 2007 and has held numerous positions within the company, including Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to joining Kingfisher, Mr. Hecker was a member of the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service (SES) and held the position of Director for Strategy and Transformation for the Department of Defense (DoD) Counterintelligence Field Activity. Prior to this position, he was the Deputy Director and Director of the Strategy and Program Evaluation Office, within the same organization. Mr. Hecker also spent eleven years with the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations in a number of positions. Mr. Hecker earned a Bachelor of Business Administration-Finance from Wichita State University, in 1987, and a Masters of Public Administration from Troy State University, Troy, Alabama in 1995. Mr. Hecker is a graduate of the Excellence in Government fellows program.