Board of Directors
Board of AdvisorsJim Doh Dwayne Junker Paul Lefebvre
Senior AdvisorsJim Beebe Karen Conti Marc Herman Dwayne Junker
Chairman of the Board, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Bryan Min is the founder and CEO of Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc.
Mr. Min has received various military, business and community leadership honors from organizations such as the United States Congress, the U.S. Navy, and Ernst & Young. Prior to founding Epsilon Systems, he served on active and reserve duty from 1986 to 1998 in the U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine Force.
Mr. Min holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in engineering from the University of Southern California and Virginia Tech, respectively. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Owner/President Management (OPM) Program and earned a Master in Public Administration (MPA) degree at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Complementing his academic achievements, Mr. Min is a Board Member of both profit and non-profit organizations including the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering.
Mr. Kautter was one of Epsilon Systems’ original employees, a “plank owner,” joining the company in 1998, where he established Epsilon Systems’ Portsmouth, VA office and managed the Hampton Roads waterfront business. As the former President of the Mission Readiness Group (MRG), he oversaw the company’s ship maintenance and modernization businesses, including its expansion into the areas of hyperbaric and divers’ life support systems and auxiliary power units for helicopters. In February of 2022, after 24 years, Mr. Kautter retired from Epsilon Systems.
Mr. Kautter earned a B.S. in Chemistry from the United States Naval Academy. He has experience as a Senior Reactor Operator and was a qualified Engineering Officer for Naval Nuclear Propulsion Plants. Mr. Kautter has done board work for various organizations, including the Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRA) and the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association, Hampton Roads Chapter.
Marc M. Herman
Chief Financial Officer
Marc M. Herman is a seasoned financial executive with almost 30 years of experience at the financial helm of defense and government contracting (public, employee-owned, and closely-held private) companies. Prior to joining Epsilon Systems, Mr. Herman served as Vice President and CFO for Digicon Corporation in Herndon, VA, where he led cost-cutting initiatives while positioning the company for increased success in new business growth. Mr. Herman led the effort for conversion of a minority-owned Employee Stock Option Plan (ESOP) to a 100% employee-owned ESOP. Mr. Herman was responsible for company valuations, trustee interfacing and communication, proper accounting for ESOP transactions, and ensuring proper distribution of allocated shares to employees.
Prior to Digicon, Mr. Herman served as Senior Vice President and CFO at Kforce Government Solutions, Inc. (Kforce), a publicly held company in Fairfax, VA. He was responsible for meeting all SEC-reporting requirements and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
Mr. Herman has a BBA in Accounting from Kent State University, an MBA in Finance from Cleveland State University, and holds a CPA certification from the State of Ohio.
Karen E. Conti
Executive Vice President of Corp. Development and Strategy
Karen E. Conti’s background includes management roles with several prominent defense contractors. From 2001–2004, Ms. Conti served as the Vice President of Applied Technologies at Epsilon Systems. Prior to re-joining Epsilon Systems, Ms. Conti served as the Director of Capture Management Excellence (CMX) for Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business. She also served as the Chief Operating Officer for Rite-Solutions, Inc., a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in Middletown, RI.
Ms. Conti previously served as Vice President of Navy Networks at Lockheed Martin in San Diego, CA, and as Vice President of Business Development at LM Tactical Systems in Eagan, MN. She served the Department of the Navy in various program management positions. She is a Level III Certified Acquisition Professional, a certified Six Sigma facilitator, and a certified Capture Manager at Raytheon and LM.
Ms. Conti is a lifetime member of Women In Defense (WID), having served as President of the WID San Diego Chapter, President of National Women In Defense, and is a founding member of the Greater Boston Chapter (WIDGBC). She received the Meritorious Civil Service Award, two NAVSEA Quality Awards, and the Packard Award for Acquisition Reform (Team).
Ms. Conti holds both a BS and MBA from the University of Rhode Island. She is a Level III Certified Acquisition Professional.
Kenneth A. Abeloe
Prior to joining Epsilon Systems, Kenneth Abeloe co-founded Integrity Applications Incorporated (IAI) in January 1999 and served as a Board Director until September 2020 when the company, rebranded to Centauri, was purchased by KBR, Inc.
Mr. Abeloe is an expert in the design, development, and delivery of cutting-edge software products and services. He provides strategic input into research and development efforts emphasizing web services integration, geospatial data fusion, and precision strike concepts. Mr. Abeloe currently holds 27 patents in software systems, artificial intelligence, and consumer products. He is an active member of the tech start-up community, serving as Board Director on multiple start-ups.
A Physics graduate from the University of California at San Diego (UCSD), Mr. Abeloe is a founding and current member of the UCSD Division of Physical Sciences Dean's Leadership Council. He is also a member of the TERI Campus of Life Capital Campaign Committee.
Patrick Moneymaker, RADM, USN (Ret.)
Rear Admiral Patrick Moneymaker joined Epsilon Systems in 2011. Prior to joining Epsilon Systems, Mr. Moneymaker was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Proxy Aviation Systems, Inc. and Chairman of Anonymizer, Inc. He has also served as the CEO of Kforce Government Holdings and CEO of Ocean Systems Engineering Corporation. He has more than 40 years of experience in building technology systems and services for government and commercial customers.
Mr. Moneymaker had a distinguished Navy career ultimately retiring as a Rear Admiral. As a Navy fighter pilot, he flew 91 combat missions in Vietnam before hostilities ceased in February 1973. He is a graduate of Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN) and served in the premier assignment as leader of the elite Naval Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels. He completed his Navy career as Commander of Naval Space Command in September 1998.
He is a native of San Francisco, Calif., where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of San Francisco.
Board of Advisors
Jim Doh retired from Qualcomm as Vice Chairman and the head of Qualcomm Asia in 2017 after a 20-year career. Prior to Qualcomm, Mr. Doh held various Sales and Engineering management positions in the IT and Defense industries with prominent companies including Intel and Raytheon. Mr. Doh holds a BS degree in Computer Engineering from Boston University and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University in Massachusetts. Jim Doh and his wife, Grace, have one daughter and split their time between homes in Solana Beach, California, and Seoul Korea.
Leon A. “Bud” Edney, Admiral, USN (Ret.)
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Admiral Leon A. “Bud” Edney, a native of Dedham, Massachusetts, is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He also earned a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University.
Designated as a naval aviator, Admiral Edney had a distinguished 38-year Navy career culminating as Vice Chief of Naval Operations responsible to the Chief of Naval Operations for the command of the Navy’s operating forces and the administration of its shore establishment, NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic, and ultimately as Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Command.
A highly decorated Navy officer, Admiral Edney’s personal awards and decorations include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, the Navy Distinguished Service Medal with gold star, the Legion of Merit with two gold stars, Distinguished Flying Cross with four gold stars, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with gold star, Air Medal with gold numeral 8 and bronze numeral 30, Navy Commendation Medal with Combat V, and the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with gold star, as well as various campaign and unit awards. During his career, he has accumulated more than 5600 flight hours, flying 340 combat sorties, and made more than 1000 aircraft carrier landings.
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Dwayne Junker has achieved a distinguished career including experience in both military and commercial organizations. He served for over 30 years in the U.S. Navy, rising through the ranks from enlisted sailor to Master Chief Petty Officer and was commissioned to Lieutenant Commander. After retiring from the Navy, Mr. Junker served as President of Radio Frequency (RF) Microsystems. RF Microsystems was sold in 1997 to Advance Communications Systems Services (ACSS) where Mr. Junker was appointed President. While serving as President at ACSS, he engineered the growth of the company to 800 employees and $92 million in annual revenue. Mr. Junker then oversaw the sale of ACSS to Titan Corporation. At Titan, Mr. Junker merged and operated four of Titan’s major acquisitions as a single operating group with revenues over $103 million and 1100 employees. Prior to his role at Epsilon Systems, Mr. Junker served as President of Antin Engineering, Inc., building the company from four to 62 employees within two years and facilitating the successful sale of the company.
Dr. Paul Lefebvre
Board of Advisors
Prior to joining Epsilon Systems, Dr. Paul Lefebvre retired as the Technical Director (TD) of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport, the Navy’s premier laboratory for undersea warfare (USW) research, development, test and evaluation, engineering, and fleet support for submarines, autonomous underwater systems, and undersea offensive and defensive weapon systems and countermeasures. As TD and as a member of the U.S. Senior Executive Service (SES), he had responsibility for execution and management of all technical programs and business operations. Dr. Lefebvre served concurrently as NAVSEA 05N, the Navy’s USW Deputy Warrant Officer, responsible for ensuring Navy’s Technical Authority for USW Non-Propulsion Electronic Systems. Prior positions as an SES were the NAVSEA Warfare Centers T&E Executive which included serving as NAVSEA’s representative on the Navy T&E Board of Directors and NAVSEA’s Product Area Director for Ranges, Analysis & Assessment.
Dr. Lefebvre earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering with a hydrodynamics concentration, was a Fellow at the MIT Sloan School of Management where he earned an M.S. degree in Management, and is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He was the recipient of many awards including the Presidential Rank and Superior Civilian Service awards.
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Prior to joining Epsilon Systems, Mr. Mark W. Sopp had a highly successful career as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Leidos Holdings, Inc., a $5+ billion provider of high technology services and solutions in National Security, Health, and Engineering for both government and commercial markets. Mr. Sopp has over 25 years’ of financial leadership experience, having also served as the CFO and EVP of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), taking it public in 2006; SVP, CFO and Treasurer of Titan Corporation; VP and Director of Finance for Titan Systems Corporation; and Director/International Controller at Taylor Made Golf Company. He began his career as a certified public accountant at Arthur Andersen & Co. Mr. Sopp earned his Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy from New Mexico State University and completed the executive program from The Anderson School at UCLA.
Jim Beebe, RADM, USN (Ret.)
Rear Admiral Jim Beebe provides leadership to several of the Epsilon Systems' strategic business initiatives. As a member of the Navy’s Senior Executive Service (SES), Mr. Beebe previously served as Executive Director, Naval Air Forces, to lead and champion efforts in the Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE). Among his many responsibilities was supervising the execution of an annual budget of over $40B, encompassing 11 nuclear powered aircraft carriers, 3,800 aircraft and 180,000 personnel. Additionally, Mr. Beebe oversaw and increased the efficiency of the logistics, training and C4I functions of naval aviation through a critical period of fiscal and operational transition.
During his 32 years of naval service, Mr. Beebe served as a nuclear submarine officer on two ballistic missile submarines, a fast attack submarine and subsequently in flag officer roles as Director, Submarine Reserves, Deputy Commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet and Deputy Commander, Navy Region Hawaii. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a BS in Ocean Engineering and graduate of the Department of Defense Executive Leadership Program.