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NBP is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.


Cathy Daughenbaugh, President

 Andrea Donofrio, Director of Finance

 Julia Levinson, Secretary

Rob’s passion is bringing new capabilities to bear on national security issues.  He has over 20 years of experience across the IC and DoD in the analysis, engineering, and mission integration of operations, systems, and programs from "cradle to grave".  His background spans mission integration and management across functional, technological, and organizational boundaries.  LinkedIn


Connie has over 30 years experience across the DoD, intelligence community and various government agencies as a contracts manager, system engineer and cost estimator. She has extensive background in large data systems, space architectures and emerging technologies.



Cathy is an executive coach and organizational development specialist who has been working in the intelligence community and with government customers for over 30 years. LinkedIN


Andrea has years of past experience in the finance and banking industry and as an insurance underwriter. She is also an involved mother of six. LinkedIN


Mark is a seasoned Program Manager with both large satellite system and quick-reaction capability acquisition experience. He previously served as both an Air Force Acquisition Officer and a Corporate Contract Program Manager spanning more than 25 years and more than $750M in funding executed across the DoD Services, SOCOM and IC. His technical experience includes, OPIR, MASINT, LIDAR, and unattended sensors. LinkedIN


Joe has over 31 years experience in USAF, NRO, NASA and NGA programs.  He has an extensive background in space operations, DSP, OPIR and Missile Warning.  After a 20 year career with the Air Force he served over 11 years as System Engineer with a major, multi-billion dollar NRO Acquisition program LinkedIN


Stephen has over 25 years experience in USAF, NRO, and NGA programs, developing and operating OPIR systems. As Director of the OPIR Integrated Systems Program Office, he oversaw the joint IC, USAF, and MDA OPIR development activities as they grew from a $50M portfolio to multiple Major System Acquisitions of over $1 billion. LinkedIN


Caitlyn began her career as an engineering officer on sea and ashore missions in the United States Navy.  As a Project Management Professional, she is a problem solver who can address technical, programmatic, and organizational issues. LinkedIN


Susana has 20 years of experience in the DoD and Intelligence Community. She has a diverse background supporting various analytical efforts with the USAF, Pentagon, DIA, NGA, and USMC. Throughout her time in the IC, Susana has provided solutions with a holistic approach by incorporating rich datasets for machine learning efforts and applying image science techniques for value-added analysis. 


James has over 40 years of experience in the DoD and Intelligence Community. He has more than 20 years as an Air Force Scientific Measurements Technician as well as 20 years post-Air Force retirement time as a mission operations Subject Matter Expert, trainer, consultant and innovator.”


Chris has over 25 years of experience in the intelligence community and a master of technology and collaboration operations mentor for the United States. As a constant innovator, Chris quickly brings the most capability out of teams and community he supports be connecting the tools to the talent and has literally reshaped how the US intelligence and defense communities collaborate online. Technically smart, driven, imaginative, he lives outside the box and pushes the boundaries to help his teams work beyond expectations. LinkedIN


Ed has over 40 years of professional experience in the design and implementation of systems for the USAF, MDA, IC, DoD, NASA, and for civil agencies and foreign governments.  His experience includes being the technical lead for a communications program funded over $800M.   His technical experience includes systems engineering, software/hardware architecture, communications/networking, and mission processing.  He has significant experience in the front end of the business and has participated in many studies, system requirements analyses, research and development, and early system prototyping.


Jim has over 25 years’ experience as a Master Trainer.  After retiring from a 20-year career in the United States Navy as an Senior Chief Operations Specialist, he develops and delivers leadership courses to all levels of an organization - in private companies and state government. He also has extensive background in organizational development and coaching.

Jim Leuenberger

Scott has over 25 years experience in USAF, MDA, NRO, and NGA programs, mostly on OPIR systems. Key player in almost every major OPIR architecture and system study since the SBIRS Study of 1995.  Served as technical lead on multiple studies that spanned IC & DoD OPIR trades and resulted in new multi-billion dollar DoD/IC OPIR investments.LinkedIN


Julia has government and intelligence community experience as an Air Force Officer, space system contract manager, and cost analyst. 


Carolyn has nearly 15 years experience in the Intelligence Community (IC) working as an analyst, serving as an executive officer, supporting international partnerships, instructing analytic courses and expanding the online presence and collaboration tradecraft for NGA. She is passionate about helping others, finding new ways to answer new problems, and setting up others for success in a fast-paced and complex world. Carolyn is committed to helping organizations achieve excellence through collaboration operations as we all enter the era of artificial intelligence.


Allen has over 28 years of federal government civilian service at NGA and its predecessor agencies.  His background includes budget and finance, program management, logistics/content conveyance, and supervision.  His experiences provided him the opportunity to manage allocation and execution of multi-million dollar programs in support of Foundation GEOINT (FG) requirements and to oversee the timely finishing and dissemination of FG products to Military and Combatant Command (COCOM) customers. He served in variety of agency leadership roles, guiding and mentoring personnel through the development and implementation of strategic and technical initiatives.  



Bill has over 25 years of experience supporting NRO, DIA, NGA, JIEDDO, and USAF programs. He has an extensive background in airborne and spaceborne electro-optical collection systems, and
in-depth knowledge across the Measurement and Signatures Intelligence (MASINT) and Imagery Intelligence (IMINT) disciplines. He has provided end-to-end remotely sensed data processing & exploitation and phenomenology technical expertise in support of operational requirements and research & development activities. Over the course of his career, his broad domain knowledge and experience has been leveraged to identify and define requirements in support of multiple multi-billion dollar Major Systems Acquisitions.


Sherry has over 20 years of experience in innovative problem solving of complex issues related to sensor and capability integration, business model development and conceptualizing and facilitating organizational change. She has extensive mission integration background in the  integration of GEOINT airborne, national overhead, commercial overhead, and analytic services and has advised many senior decision makers on large space and ground system acquisitions.


Tom has over 20 years experience in USAF, and NGA programs.  He has extensive background in OPIR operations, and in-depth knowledge across the Measurement and Signatures Intelligence (MASINT), Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) and Imagery Intelligence (IMINT) disciplines in support of the United States Intelligence Community.  Tom thrives outside of the traditional "INT" stovepipes, and is at home exploiting large volume, multi-sensor data streams to tackle difficult intelligence problems and provide innovative and time critical solutions.


Mark has over 30 years experience in USAF, NRO and NGA programs as a systems engineer, strategic planner, policy analyst, and program manager for tactical aviation, airborne ISR, and overhead systems.  He served in the Air Force for 22 years and has over 2800 flying hours in the F-15E and RC-26B aircraft.  He lived in France for over two years and is fluent in French.  Mark is also a frustrated Redskins fan. 


Jessica has over 12 years of government and industry experience with the DoD and IC as a program manager. She has an extensive background in managing programs and projects for NGA and ODNI that include event planning, tasker management, and executive assistance.   She is a certified Project Manager Professional and Government Meeting Professional who brings energy and positivity to her customer’s mission.  LinkedIN