Paul A. DillahayPresident
and Chief Executive Officer
Allen Badeau, PhD, PMPChief Technology Officer, Vice President
and Director, NCI CREATE Lab
With the CREATE Lab, NCI is building next-generation, value-based solutions for its customers utilizing a collaborative, knowledge-sharing environment. Under Allen’s direction, the CREATE ecosystem brings together people, processes, and ideas, as well as software and hardware resources — exploring the strategy and implementation of new and advanced technologies, and redefining how innovation is integrated into our customers’ environment.
Prior to joining NCI, Allen held various leadership roles at ASRC Federal, CSC, Innovative Management & Technology Services and Lockheed Martin. Allen received his bachelor’s in physics, and both his master’s and doctoral degrees in mechanical engineering from West Virginia University.
Michele R. CappelloSenior Vice President,
General Counsel and Secretary
Sandra GillespieChief Operating Officer
Charles (Chuck) Hicks Jr.Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Chuck’s expertise includes merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions, integration initiatives to improve operational excellence, efficiency and performance, as well as the development of strategic partnerships. He is recognized as a change agent and a highly respected finance/business leader in the GovCon industry.
Before joining NCI, Chuck served as the CFO for Cresa Global, Inc. Prior to this, he was executive vice president for strategic growth, chief operating officer and CFO for SC3, a mid-sized federal contractor focused on the intelligence community, which is now part of General Dynamics Information Technology. He also served in executive leadership roles at ASRC Federal, SAIC and USIS. His career also includes having worked at Ernst & Young and serving in the U.S. Navy.
Chuck holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Maryland College Park. He also completed executive M&A education from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Vasili IkonomidisChief Information Officer
Vasili brings nearly two decades of experience to his CIO role leading advanced information technology (IT) programs. He has overseen the management of customer contracts through all phases, from kick-off through completion, directly supporting as many as 16,000 customers. He is well regarded for transforming inefficient contracts into successful, highly responsive programs by employing best practices and leveraging innovative technologies.
Before joining NCI, Vasili held various IT management positions at several leading software and government contracting companies, including NetCentrics, Advanced Systems Development, Inc., and CACI. His career also includes having worked at Creative Information Technology, Inc., and Dynamics Research Corporation.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in information systems from York College of Pennsylvania.
Brad MaschoChief Artificial Intelligence Officer
Before joining NCI, Brad co-founded CrossChx, Inc., the industry leader in building meaningful AI that empowers and scales humans. Backed by nearly $50 million in venture capital and under his direction as president, CrossChx quickly expanded to a nationwide customer base with more than 100 employees. During this time, the Ohio-based company made Columbus Business First’s list of Best Places to Work for three consecutive years. Prior to this, Brad served as an advisor to several fast-growing technology startups. He also spent a decade advising members of Congress and was an executive at a leading insurance association. Brad earned a reputation as a “change agent” after tackling significant challenges in healthcare such as the opioid crisis and global identity resolution. He earned a B.A. and M.A. from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Bridget MedeirosSenior Vice President
and Chief Growth Officer
Clay WorleySenior Vice President and
Chief Human Resources Officer