XADS Advisory Board Members
Hon. David McIntosh: David McIntosh served as a United States Congressman from 1995-2001, where he was a leader of the Freshman Class of 1994 and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Regulatory Relief. Also a member of the Republican House Leadership committee, David worked extensively on budget and tax matters. In 2000, David ran as the Republican nominee for Governor of Indiana on a platform of aggressive property tax cuts. His strong record of governmental service and leadership began when he was Special Assistant to President Reagan. As Executive Director of President Bush's Council on Competitiveness, he worked closely with Vice President Dan Quayle to reduce excess regulation, promote biotechnology and speed FDA approval of new drugs. David is also a co-founder of the conservative Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy. After serving in Congress, David became a Professor at the Ball State University School of Business where he taught courses on the economics of regulation and the environment.
Lieutenant General Tom Metz, USA (Ret): LTG Metz retired from the Army in Jan 2010 after completing more than 40 years of active duty service on behalf of our country. His tour of duty prior to retirement was as the Director, Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO), leading the DOD organization tasked with finding and fielding ways to defeat the IED threat. A graduate of United States Military Academy at West Point, LTG Metz joined the Army in 1966 and served with the highest distinction throughout his career in a variety of challenging assignments. He has commanded operational units at every level, from Platoon to Corps, and as Commander of III Corps he deployed with the Corps to Iraq where he commanded the Multi-National Corps - Iraq in combat. In addition, LTG Metz Metz holds a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University.
Lieutenant General John F. Sattler, USMC (Ret.): A highly decorated officer, General Sattler retired in 2008 after more than 37 years of active duty service. His last post was as Director for Strategic Plans and Policy, J-5, The Joint Staff, based in Washington D.C. General Sattler previously served as Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force and Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command, commanding forces in combat in Operation Iraqi Freedom. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy he has also served as the Congressional Liaison Officer to the U.S. House of Representatives, Commanding General, 2D Marine Division and deployed as the Commander, Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa.
Lt. Michael Reed: Mike is a life-long resident of Anderson, Indiana and a retired lieutenant of the Anderson Police Department where he has served his community for over 28 years. Mike’s last assignment was commander of the criminal investigations division. He was also commander the department’s SWAT team. Because of his experience and expertise in a broad range of law enforcement activities, Mike provides the Board with a Customers view. Mike also provides tactical consulting with regard to the applications of XADS technology in real-world scenarios, and is highly experienced in writing training materials to support tactics and technology development.
Mr. Gary Hoover: Gary Hoover began studying enterprises by subscribing to Fortune magazine at the age of 12. He then studied economics under Milton Friedman at the University of Chicago, served as a securities analyst on Wall Street, was a department store buyer, and then became chief of strategic planning and acquisitions for the May Department Stores Company. At the age of 30, he left the corporate world to start his first enterprise, Austin-based BOOKSTOP, the first book superstore chain, which was sold to Barnes & Noble seven years later and became the cornerstone of the largest book chain. He next founded the company that became Hoover’, operators of hoovers.com, the leading provider of company profiles on the Internet. This company went public in 1999 and was acquired by Dun & Bradstreet in 2003. Gary also served for five years on the Board of Whole Foods Market, also based in Austin. In 2001 he wrote the book Hoover’s Vision: Original Thinking for Business Success, and today travels the world teaching entrepreneurship and strategy.
Mr. Charles Staley: Mr. Staley is President and CEO of the Flagship Enterprise Center (FEC). The FEC is recognized by the state as a Certified Technology Park and is a partnership between Anderson University and the City of Anderson. The FEC provides a network of services to insure the success of new and early stage businesses in a new state of the art facility. Mr. Staley also heads the area of engagement at Anderson University.
Personally, Staley has built numerous residential, commercial and industrial facilities and has successfully launched several new businesses in central Indiana. He brings a wealth of experience in asset and property management as well as local and regional economic development expertise to the Board.
Mr. Randall Wilson: Randy is XADS CPA, and is a trusted consultant to XADS management and staff. Mr. Wilson brings insights into financial, tax, and accounting issues in a resourceful and entrepreneurial manner.
Mr. Michael Guidry: Mr. Guidry is the Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The Guidry Group. The company began operation in 1986. He is recognized worldwide as a leader and innovator in the field of security. Mr. Guidry has over 20 years of experience solving security problems for many of the largest and most prestigious companies in the world.
Mr. Guidry has a reputation as one of the leading cellular communications and network security fraud experts in the world. His work has pioneered numerous innovative techniques saving hundreds of millions of dollars in lost revenues. Mr. Guidry’s work in the security industry has led him over 103 different countries around the world.
Listed here are some of Mr. Guidry’s qualifications and accomplishments:
• Conducted physical security surveys at government facilities and corporate headquarters on six continents.
• Has lectured to foreign government representatives at U.S. State Department Symposiums on counter-terrorist measures. Testified before U.S. Senate on cellular fraud investigation.
• Successfully resolved several hostage situations and kidnappings in South America, the Middle East, and Europe.
• Revolutionized cellular phone fraud investigation. Literally writing the book on cellular phone fraud investigation for the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA).
• Security consultant for NBC sports during the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain and the 1989 Super Bowl in Miami, Florida.
• Responsible for security at the 1994 World Cup Games in Dallas, Texas.
• Received a Letter of Commendation from President George Bush of the United States and was awarded a Letter of Appreciation from the Korean Consulate General.
In October 1994, The Guidry Group formed an alliance with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). SAIC is a technology firm with annual revenues in excess of $4.7 billion. This alliance has brought together many years of experience and unlimited technological resources to provide our clients with top-of-the-line security service.
Mr. Guidry has been featured in articles in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. He has also appeared on numerous television and cable specials including the Justice Files.
Colonel Mark S. Davis, USMC (Ret)
Mark Davis grew up in Franklin, Indiana and graduated from Anderson College, Anderson, Ind. He was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in July 1974 and began a three decade career in the U. S. Marine Corps. Serving in operational assignments in every rank from 2d Lieutenant to Colonel he commanded units ranging from a 45 Marine platoon to a Division Headquarters Battalion with 1500 Marines and Sailors.
As a Captain he served on recruiting duty, and as a Major ran the Marine Corps training program for recruiting personnel. He deployed as part of Operation Sea Angel conducting disaster relief operations in Bangladesh, served with the Marine component of Joint Task Force – Los Angeles during the LA riots, and commanded a 155mm howitzer battalion. He served on joint duty providing DOD support for civil agencies and later helped order the deployment of CONUS based forces throughout the world. He is a graduate of the Army Artillery Officers Course (Basic and Advanced), the Marine Corps Command and Staff College and the Army War College.
As a Colonel he served with the 2d Marine Division as the Deputy Chief of Staff , G3 Operations; CO, Headquarters Battalion; and as the Division Chief of Staff. As the Chief of Staff he assisted in the formation of a combined joint task force staff and subsequently deployed with it, as its Chief of Staff, to Djibouti, Africa. Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) conducted counter terrorism operations as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. At the end of his tour with CJTF-HOA he returned to the 2d Marine Division and retired several months later with 29 yrs, 7 months service.
Since retiring from the Marine Corps, Mark has divided his time between the restoration of a 110 year old farmhouse near Franklin and advising a variety of Indiana firms on DOD and military issues, and government contracting.
Doman (Dobie) McArthur: Mr. Doman (Dobie) McArthur is a prior-enlisted Marine who later attended the Naval Academy and was commissioned in the Marine Corps in 1982. He attended Oxford University on a Marshall Scholarship, obtaining a Masters Degree in Middle Eastern studies, and continued his Marine Corps service as an artillery officer and Foreign Area Officer specializing in the Middle East. He was an artillery battery commander with the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade during Desert Shield/Desert Storm. His last active duty posting was as an instructor at the U.S. Naval Academy.
In 1993, Mr. McArthur left active duty and went to work on Capitol Hill where he served as a Legislative Assistant for Senator Richard Lugar of Indiana, then Legislative Director for Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania. While on the Hill, Mr. McArthur remained in the Marine Corps Reserves as an intelligence officer, and obtained a Masters of Strategic Intelligence from the Joint Military Intelligence College. His thesis on Iraq's WMD programs was published after one of its principal recommendations was encompassed in legislation that eventually became law.
In July 2001, Mr. McArthur left federal service and became Director, Washington Operations for General Atomics, with responsibility for sensor systems and homeland security. In September 2003, he was promoted to Vice President, Washington Operations. Shortly after 9-11, he also began to work part time for the FBI using his Arabic language and intelligence skills.
In January 2004, Mr. McArthur returned to government service. From February-May, he was assigned to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad. Upon his return, he became a Special Assistant to Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz. In June 2005, Mr. McArthur left the Pentagon to serve as Senior Vice President for Strategic Business Development and Government Affairs at ICx Technologies, a high-tech security products company. He remained in that position until March 2008 when he left to form his own consulting company, McArthur Strategic Marketing Services. In 2008, Mr. McArthur also retired from the Marine Corps Reserves with the rank of Colonel. In 2011, Mr. McArthur assumed his current role as Chief Executive Officer at Nsite, LLC.