Board of Directors
Thomas P. KikisChairman of the Board
Thomas P. Kikis has served as one of our directors since August 2004. Mr. Kikis is the managing member of Arcadia Securities, LLC, a New York based registered broker-dealer which he organized in 1998. He is also the President of Kikis Asset Management, a New York - based money management firm he started in 1991. Prior to that, he was Vice President in charge of trading and a Portfolio Manager at Deltec Securities, the New York subsidiary of an international investment bank. Previously he was an investor and a director of the Company from October 1997 to September 2000. Mr. Kikis has a B.A. from Princeton University and an Executive M.B.A. in Finance from the New York University Stern Graduate School of Business.
Craig P. CoyChief Executive Officer
Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Coy served as President and Chief Operating Officer of L-3′s Homeland Security Group. Prior to joining L-3, Mr. Coy served as the chief executive officer of the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport), where he oversaw Logan International Airport, the Port of Boston, the Tobin Bridge, and Hanscom Field in Bedford.
At Massport, Mr. Coy led the implementation of Logan’s nationally recognized, 100 percent bag screening program, the nation’s first permanent system approved for a major U.S. international airport. Prior to that, he served as chief executive officer and president of HR Logic, Inc., before which, he spent eight years providing logistical support, maintenance, and training services to the aerospace industry as vice president and general manager for Lear Siegler Services, Inc. Mr.Coy served in the U.S. Coast Guard (the “USCG”) for more than 20 years in various capacities, including Chief Operating Officer for activities in Europe and Director of the Commandant’s Strategic Planning Office.
In 1983, he became the first USCG officer ever to be selected as a White House Fellow and worked with President Ronald Reagan’s domestic policy advisor, before going on to serve as the first deputy director for Counter Terrorism at the National Security Council. Mr. Coy is a graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy and Harvard Business School.
He brings a considerable wealth of hands-on experience, knowledge, and expertise in the management and execution of security operations initiatives and programs. His work within Massport came at a time of significant turmoil. Mr. Coy’s mission was to improve safety and security and to operate the Authority in business-like fashion. During his nine years at Massport, Mr. Coy lead a “cultural turnaround” that was deemed “the Gold standard for airports across the United States.”
In addition to his Port Authority experience at Massport, Mr. Coy is a former board member of the Virginia Port Authority, and a current member on the board of CLEAR, a privately held biometric and background screening firm serving government, mass-transit, and commercial clients. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
James P. HeffernanDirector
Mr. Heffernan brings decades of significant business experience to Command's Board.Currently, he serves as a member of the board of directors of Solutia Inc., a performance materials specialty chemical manufacturer with global operations around the world, and as a member of the board of directors of United Natural Foods, Inc., a leading distributor of natural and organic foods.Mr. Heffernan also serves as Vice Chairman and as a Trustee of the New York Racing Association, which is the governing body for thoroughbred racing at Belmont, Aqueduct and Saratoga.Previously, Mr. Heffernan served as President of WHR Management Corp. and as General Partner and President of Whitman Heffernan & Rhein Workout Funds, an investment banking firm specializing in corporate reorganizations.From 1993 to 2000, Mr. Heffernan served as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and as a Director of Danielson Holding Corporation, which had ownership interests in a number of insurance and trust operations.From 1993 until 2000, Mr. Heffernan served as a Director and as Chairman of the Finance Committee of Columbia Energy Group, a vertically integrated gas company with several billion dollars of annual revenues and assets (which was acquired by NiSource in November 2000).Before joining Columbia Energy Group, Mr. Heffernan was an attorney with the New York based law firm Anderson, Kill & Olick, PC., where he specialized in corporate reorganizations.
Janet L. SteinmayerDirector
Ms. Steinmayer currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Appleseed LLC, a company which provides marketing, branding and strategic advice to food retailers, restaurants and entrepreneurs, with particular expertise in sports marketing, incubator company consulting and using new media strategically and profitably. From 2006 to January 2009, Ms. Steinmayer served as President, Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors of Centerplate, Inc., which was a company whose shares were publicly traded on the NYSE Amex and the Toronto Stock Exchange until its sale to a private equity firm in January 2009. Ms. Steinmayer was employed in various other executive capacities with Centerplate from 1993 until her appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer in 2006. Centerplate is one of the largest hospitality companies in North America and one of the largest providers of services to the National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), major convention centers, arenas, performing arts centers, museums and ski resorts.
Mark J. SullivanDirector
Mark Sullivan is a Co-Founder and Partner of Global Security and Intelligence Strategies (GSIS). Prior to entering private life, Sullivan was the Director of the United States Secret Service (USSS) from 2006-2013 and served in a variety of leadership roles as a Special Agent in the organization for nearly 30 years. As an effective and strategic chief executive, Sullivan led high impact initiatives in criminal investigations and protective operations, strategic planning, risk management, human capital management, technology deployment, and budget development and execution. As Director, he managed 7,000 Special Agents, Uniformed Division Officers, and Administrative, Professional and Technical staff members and oversaw an annual budget of nearly $1.7 billion.
During his tenure at the USSS, he was the responsible for the protection of five presidents and thousands of visiting heads of state, oversaw numerous protective stops, prevented billions of dollars in potential financial crime losses, seized over $1.1 billion in counterfeit currency and arrested more than 50,000 suspects for violation of federal statutes. Additionally, he was responsible for the security of two Presidential Campaigns, 22 National Special Security Events, and seven United Nation General Assemblies. Sullivan began his career in Federal law enforcement nearly 35 years ago as a Federal Protective Officer before becoming a Special Agent with the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Inspector General for Investigations.
His leadership and professional integrity at the Secret Service has been recognized by numerous awards including two Distinguished Presidential Rank Awards, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary’s Award and the Department’s Gold Medal for Distinguished Service, the highest civilian award presented by DHS. Sullivan supported the development of the next generation of law enforcement leaders as the past National Chairman of Law Enforcement Explorer, serves on the Board of Directors of Heroes and is active with the United States Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation.