Nancie Lumpkins, CEO/President, established Imagine One Technology & Management, Ltd. in 1998. Ms. Lumpkins offers over 34 years of program management, financial, and strategic planning experience. She has led the company from two employees to over 400. Prior to Imagine One, Ms. Lumpkins managed approximately $12M of annual sales and 112 employees providing engineering, T&E, installation, technical support, and program management services for C4I programs, as well as both tactical and non-tactical local- and wide-area networks. She has extensive knowledge of analysis, resource planning, acquisition support, client relationships, management, human resources, and business and proposal development, as well as extensive experience with the Federal Acquisition Regulations program and financial management areas. Ms. Lumpkins has a Masters in Business Administration from the Florida Institute of Technology and BA in Human Development from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
Patricia A. Trossbach, Senior Vice President, has dedicated more than thirty years to supporting the DoD support services industry. As the Senior Vice President for Imagine One’s Patuxent River, MD and Charleston, SC business divisions, her effective and efficient organizational management improves company performance and facilitates the achievement of Imagine One’s mission, goals, and metrics. Built on a steadfast dedication to process-driven management focused on strategic and performance planning, measurement, analysis and regular progress assessment, Ms. Trossbach’s notable career includes Domestic and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program support and other complex program and technical management efforts for numerous DoD clients, including Naval Air systems Command (NAVAIR), Naval Air Warfare Command Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), and Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center Atlantic. Ms. Trossbach continually strives to provide the highest levels of customer satisfaction, and has received numerous commendations throughout her career for outstanding performance.
James Krout, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Initiatives, focuses on strategic growth initiatives and manages overall company-wide business development efforts across each of Imagine One’s four business units in Patuxent River, MD; Washington, DC; Norfolk, VA; and Charleston, SC. Mr. Krout has more than 35 years of management and leadership experience in the DoD and Federal Civilian sectors, including overseeing services in program and acquisition management, systems engineering, software development, logistics, information technology, and cyber security. Mr. Krout holds a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Management from American Intercontinental University. He also attended the Keenan Flagler Executive Business School, University of North Carolina in a program intended for high performing Senior Executives. Mr. Krout received the Philadelphia Executive Management award from SmartCEO Magazine in January 2013.
Brandy Marsh, Director of Corporate Operations,
Brandy Marsh, Director of Corporate Operations, is responsible for oversight of company-wide support services, including Contracts, Financial, Human Resources, Information Technology, Pricing, and Administration. She serves as the customer service contact for field operations, assisting the Business Unit Vice Presidents in meeting strategic and short term goals. Mrs. Marsh has over ten years of experience supporting Imagine One Corporate Operations where her efforts have been focused on compliance, data analytics, and process improvement. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College.
Jim Fahlsing, Vice President of Washington D.C. Region, is responsible for the business base with the Navy, Coast Guard, and other Federal Government Customers. He manages for the strategic growth initiatives in IT and Cyber along with the overall growth in the Washington D.C. Region. Mr. Fahlsing has a strong operations, business development, and team building background. He has over 30 years of experience within the government and commercial Cyber security domains. His prior experience includes Vice President positions in P&L management and as Director of Programs and Business Development. He also served as a Program Manager, and Chief Electrical Systems Engineer in the United States Air Force. Mr. Fahlsing holds a MS degree in Systems Management from the University of Southern California. He holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas Tech University. Mr. Fahlsing is also a Project Management Professional (PMP).
Fred Severson, Vice President of Lexington Park Operations, is responsible for providing Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and Department of State contracts and program management oversight as well as business development support. Mr. Severson worked previously for another Defense Contractor as a Department Manager in charge of personnel supporting multiple programs in three geographically dispersed locations. He has extensive experience providing systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, and supervisory support to NAVAIR Integrated Product Teams (IPTs)/DoD. He is a recently retired Active Duty Navy/Navy Reservist Commander with over 28 years of military experience as a Helicopter Pilot, amassing over 3,500 mishap-free flight hours. Mr. Severson has a Bachelor’s degree from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and a Master’s degree in Systems Technology (Space Systems Operations) from the United States Naval Postgraduate School (USNPS) in Monterey, California. He also attended and successfully completed the Naval Aviation Safety Officer course and possesses a Program Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
Philipp Charles, Vice President of Charleston Operations, provides business development and strategic planning; his expertise has led the company and particularly the Charleston Operations in helping to expand our Test & Evaluation and CYBER Engineering Services. He now manages a growing force of 80+ professionals and promotes business expansion. Mr. Charles has held several high level engineering positions at SPAWAR System Center Charleston, culminating as Senior Executive Service (SES) Technical Director SSC Atlantic / Charleston. He has held positions as Chief Engineer, Lead Project Engineer and Program Manager. Mr. Charles has written numerous publications and acquired many performance awards throughout his military and civil service career. He holds an MS in Electrical Engineering and a Masters from Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) in Engineering Management. Mr. Charles also served meritoriously in the Presidential Honor Guard of the US Marine Corps.
Keith Birkholz, Vice President of Vertical Lift, Foreign Military Sales and Commercial Derivative Aircraft Programs Business Unit, joined Imagine One as a Senior Manager in October 2012. He has managed several programs at Imagine One, including the V-22 Osprey Joint Program Office (PMA-275) Training Support Services contract, and manages forty-nine personnel supporting PMA-275 in four dispersed sites. Mr. Birkholz served in the United States Marine Corps as an AH-1 Cobra pilot, retiring at the rank of Colonel after commanding PMA-276, the H-1 Helicopter Program Office. Mr. Birkholz holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Carthage and a Master’s degree in Military Studies from USMC Command and Staff College.