Charles Quillin, CEO, Co-Founder, and Partner
Charles has over twenty five years’ experience growing successful businesses. Prior to establishing AnaVation, Charles co-founded Crucial Security where he served as President and CEO. Through his leadership, Crucial Security became an elite Cyber Security company that provided high-end engineering services to the Federal Government and Federal Intelligence communities. Within ten years of its inception Crucial had 168 employees and annual revenues exceeding $42 million. It was also recognized by its employees and the Washington Business Journal as one of Washington’s Best Places to Work for three years in a row.
Prior to starting Crucial, Charles oversaw Construction Sales and grew the Rental Services Division at Carolina Tractor & Equipment Company, a North Carolina based Caterpillar Dealership. Charles has also done engineering, operations, and finance work for Philip Morris, USA; Cooper Industries; and Corning, Inc.
In addition to working at AnaVation, Charles also serves as Managing Partner of OpsTech Capital Partners LLC and President of Cornerstone Security Foundation.
Charles earned an MBA at the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech.
Charles is working to create an engineering firm focused on solving cyber and analytics problems for the Federal Intelligence Community. His mission is to establish a new standard for company relationships with employees and customers.
Bob Hall, Co-founder and Partner
Bob, a retired FBI Agent, joined AnaVation after retiring as a Program Manager for the Harris Corporation. While at the FBI, Bob worked in the Director’s Quality Management Office, served on the Director’s Mid-Management Advisory Council, created and taught leadership courses in the FBI Academy’s Leadership Development Unit, and gave numerous presentations at conferences and colloquia around the world. Prior to working for Harris, Bob served as a Program Manager and Director at Crucial Security, a Program Manager and Instructor at the University of Virginia, and as an Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton.
Bob has a Master of Science Degree in Biology and was a University Fellow at The Ohio State University’s College of Biological Sciences. Bob hopes to help the leadership team and employees of AnaVation foster and maintain a culture of cooperation, integrity, and service.
Todd Graham, Co-Founder and Partner
Todd is a self-motivated, results-driven professional with more than twenty years of experience in the IT industry. He has helped lead or manage a wide variety of missions and programs for Federal Government clients in the Intelligence Community. Todd proudly served his country in the United States Army for seven years, where he worked in Army Intelligence. Upon leaving the Army, Todd worked for BlackBox, Crucial Security, and Harris Corporation. With those firms he held a variety of management and leadership positions including Sr. Program Manager, Senior Engineering Manager, Director of Infrastructure and Engineering, and Director of Information Technology. Todd was responsible for leading IT engineering services contracts portfolios supporting Intelligence and Law Enforcement Agencies and providing leadership to over 150 engineering professionals.
Todd possesses a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology, a Master’s Degree in Information Systems, and holds numerous industry-recognized certifications, including PMP and ITIL.
Todd is focused on AnaVation being the the best experience of people’s careers!
Aimee Medonos, Principal, Strategic Pursuits & Operations
Aimee is senior level delivery and business development professional with more than 20 years of progressive experience in the Federal Government consulting industry. She is responsible for AnaVation’s strategic pursuits and growth in the Federal Law Enforcement, R&D, and Intelligence Community markets. Aimee brings over 20 years of experience in business unit leadership, strategic planning, business development, capture, and program management.
Prior to AnaVation, Aimee held leadership positions at CSRA (formerly SRA International), Platinum Solutions, and NTT Data (formerly Keane, Inc). She is experienced managing a P&L center of over $100M in her role as Law Enforcement Business Program Manager for CSRA. Ms. Medonos is a PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from the University of Scranton.
Rena Barner, Director of Talent
With over 13 years of experience in HR, Rena is a trusted, results driven leader focused on best practices as well as, innovative approaches. Previously, Rena has successfully Directed Recruiting as well as, provided Technical Recruiting support at two Government contractors in the Washington, DC Metro area. In addition, her professional expertise ranges in areas of HR to include benefits, policies and procedures, communications, employee relations, affirmative action and training and a proven ability to lead, motivate and influence others to accomplish business objectives.
Rena possesses a Bachelor of Science Arts Degree in Criminology/Criminal Justice.
Rena is committed to supporting AnaVation’s efforts to build an employee focused culture and to become a true “Great Place to Work”.