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Management Team

Douglas M. Cornell, PMP

Founder and President

A native of the Washington, DC metro area and a graduate of The University of Maryland, College Park, Mr. Cornell previously held senior management positions at Raytheon, QSS Group, Inc., Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) and Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC). He is recognized as a strong financial manager and innovative competitive strategist, having contributed to numerous business capture efforts and winning proposal efforts throughout a career that spans over 27 years. Additionally, Mr. Cornell has significant experience in effecting successful program transition efforts and has managed organizations of 1,000 employees with annual revenues of greater than $250M.

Andrea Hewlett-Langster

Partner/Executive Vice President

Ms. Langster is a graduate of North Carolina State University, holding a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. Ms. Langster's 25 years of professional experience began as a design engineer researching, developing, implementing, and testing new satellite components such as low noise amplifiers, digital control circuits, and check-out software for major DoD satellite programs. Afterwards, she moved into senior systems engineering and project management positions directing and mentoring network project management teams with project definition, implementation, and testing. She progressed into a lead network architect position for a field IT modernization project, defining the standards and protocols for the infrastructure. More recently, Ms. Langster has supported a $4+ billion DoD IT infrastructure outsourcing contract. She provided technical consultation to program management, developed technical acquisition documents, managed complex technical entanglement tasks, and led contract transition efforts.

Paul J. Thompson

Partner/Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Thompson earned a Bachelor's Degree in Physics from the University of Notre Dame, and a Master's Degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland. Mr. Thompson previously held executive management positions at Hughes STX, Raytheon, and ERT. During Mr. Thompson's years of professional experience he has provided information technology, science, and engineering support services to a broad range of federal government and international clients. These services included: software development; scientific data center development and operations; enterprise network implementation and operation; space and earth science systems; and engineering services. Most recently, Mr. Thompson served as the Chief Operating Officer for Earth Resources Technology, and was responsible for managing all business and program related operations for ERT.

Robert G. Hudgins


A native of the Washington, DC metro area and a graduate of The University of Maryland, College Park, Mr. Hudgins previously held management positions at QSS Group, Inc., SGT, Inc., Bridge Technology Corporation/SI International and Swales Aerospace/ ATK Space. He has 24 years of experience in diversified financial environments, including 21 years experience in the federal government contracting industry with two "Fast 50" companies. His demonstrated capabilities include mergers/acquisitions, DCAA submissions, transition of major contract wins, cash management forecasting, strategic financial analysis, corporate budget implementation, financial statement preparation, audit engagement supervision, corporate policy/procedure development and implementation, program control, project profitability validation, pricing, cost volumes, contract administration and new facility build-outs including SCIF space. Mr. Hudgins has a broad background in financial and internal controls, accounting, profitability analysis and system implementation/ conversions of DELTEK products. He is well-versed in GAAP, DCAA, FAR, CAS, EVM and ISO certification/compliance. Mr. Hudgins is a professional who is known for his integrity, ethics, and is passionate about his work and the company's success.