President and Contracting Officer: Ms. Resa Yallaly.
One of the original IRC founders, Ms. Yallaly’s work experience has included proposal creation, contract administration, negotiations, IPT support, and customer interfacing on contracts worth up to $500,000,000 annually. Her IRC role includes oversight and operations of all IRC contracting activities.
Chief Technical Officer: Mr Preston A. Cooper
One of the original IRC founders, Mr. Cooper’s work experience includes software engineering; process improvement (both CMM-based and CMMI-based); program management; systems engineering; modeling, simulation, and analysis; requirements management; training, and proposal development. His primary IRC roles involve overseeing program execution, technical performance, and quality control. His initial efforts have also included infrastructure development, process improvement, and business development.
Vice President, Special Operations: Mr Mike J. “Coot” Hicks
Mr. Hicks has over 21 years of communications, space systems, and special operations experience (Strategic, Operational, Tactical level) with the USAF. He is a graduate of the USAF Weapons School. He has extensive experience in Space Operations to include space control, space surveillance, and integration of space capabilities into special operations missions. He is also a recognized expert in the area of Blue Force Tracking and Tagging Tracking and Locating systems, to include the development of systems and their associated TTPs/CONOPS. He has a long history of working with Service TENCAP organizations and technology developers to bring highly specialized systems to the special operations community. In addition to his military career, Mr. Hicks also worked as the Military Space Systems manager and SOF representative for the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory.
Vice President, Tactical Space Applications: Mr. Randy S. “RT” Thompson
Mr. Thompson has over 21 years of experience in project management, rapid prototyping of space-based systems for warfighters, satellite communications, tactical airpower, electronic warfare, contingency planning, weapons planning and operations with the USAF, most recently in the Air Force Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities (AF TENCAP) unit. Mr. Thompson has extensive experience in the field of tagging, tracking and locating and special communications for special operations and other government agencies.