Roy L. Reed, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer and President
Mr. Reed is the Chief Executive Officer of Kingfisher Systems, Inc. Since the company’s founding in April, 2005, he has been the President of Kingfisher. He also assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer in January 2011 and Chief Executive Officer in 2015. Prior to joining Kingfisher, Mr. Reed served the United States (U.S.) Government for over 35 years, where he last served in the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service. Mr. Reed’s Government service also includes a distinguished career U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI). Mr. Reed was born in Oceanside, California. He received his Bachelor of Science in International Affairs from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a Masters of Public and International Affairs from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Since leaving Government service, Mr. Reed has published articles in the American Intelligence Journal, and he coauthored a chapter in the Naval Institute anthology on the “Changing Principles of War.”
C. Damon Hecker
Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President
Mr. Hecker reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for all support and administrative operations, including finance, accounting, human resources, contracts, pricing, recruiting, and security. 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 Air Force Office of Special Investigations in a number of positions, including Program Manager for the Computer Investigations and Operations; Operations Officer; Chief, Counterintelligence Branch; Chief, Analytical Center of Excellence; Chief, Plans and Policy Branch, Computer Crime Investigations and Information Operations Division; and Chief, Computer Investigations Intrusion Squad. Mr. Hecker received a Bachelor of Business Administration-Finance from Wichita State University in 1987 and a Masters of Public Administration from Troy State University in Troy, Alabama in 1995. Mr. Hecker is a graduate of the Excellence in Government Fellows program.
Chief Operating Officer
Chris Harris joined Kingfisher Systems in April 2010 with more than 16 years of progressive management responsibilities. Prior to joining Kingfisher Systems, he served for over four years as the Chief Technology Officer of iCore Networks, designing and implementing Software as a Service (SaaS) applications and 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 United States (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. He 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 received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems with a focus in Internetworking Technology from Strayer University.
Chief Financial Officer
Jason Bartos is responsible for managing all financial strategies, operations, and processes in addition to accounting related functions. Prior to joining Kingfisher, Mr. Bartos held various cost estimating positions with both large and small defense contractors and within the commercial space. Mr. Bartos also holds Program Management experience managing contracts both in and outside of the Continental United States during his tenure with an 8(a) contractor. Mr. Bartos received a Bachelor of Business Administration-Marketing Information Systems from James Madison University and a Masters of Business Administration – Finance from Marymount University.