Many of our mission-focused, technical-workforce are veterans. As a result, TSA, Inc. understands who our clients really are: the Warfighters. We understand that our performance ultimately reflects in the performance and capability of the men and women who put their lives on the line for us each day, and that message is ingrained in our corporate culture. As a result, our employees are exceptionally "mission focused" and committed to our work.
TSA, Inc. Founder Lee Bradshaw is a retired U.S. Navy Commander: International Programs Office Chief of Staff and International Programs Officer; U.S. Naval Attaché to Republic of Korea. Bradshaw offers 30 years of experience with DoD organizations in the arenas of international agreements, disclosure, export licensing, security assistance, technology protection and arms control.
JHNA CEO Ian Northrop leads the firm’s strategic direction, revenue growth, and operations. He is an experienced business leader with strong people leadership, finance, M&A, and strategy credentials. Throughout his career he has led business transformation efforts for organizations ranging in size from $200m to $5m in annual revenue. He has 20+ years of transformation focused operational and consulting experience including development of acquisition strategy and integration. Some of his career highlights include: Direct involvement of the acquisition strategy of over 10 large M&A deals including an $18.6B acquisition; strategic and financial analysis for a major bank’s divestment of its fund management business; led development of strategic plan and operating model for a $150m wealth management firm; led major turnaround for $80m real estate business that included development of both a strategic and tactical plan; led the strategic plan development for a $20m government contractor resulting in lower overhead costs, increased focus on business development, and an understanding of the business’s critical drivers. Ian is a US Army veteran and holds an MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelors of Science in Economics from the US Military Academy.
JHNA COO Cari Smiley is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for JHNA. Cari has over twenty years of industry experience to include managing a portfolio of prime contracts and subcontracts for the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Navy, Air Force, Army, Marine Corp, U.S. Coast Guard, Customs & Border Protection (CBP) and NASA. Cari’s vast experience includes developing business strategies to ensure continuous growth, implementing best practices, processes, and policies that provide value to employees, and refining business office functions, procedures, and structures to best serve a growing organization. She is a positive agent of change. Cari holds a Bachelor of Science in English with a minor in Business from the University of Maryland University College (UMUC). She is active in industry groups that are committed to providing solutions to the warfighter.
TSA, Inc.'s proactive management and corporate support together help ensure that our technical staff is fully supported and able to respond quickly and exceed customer expectations.