Coach NikiVice President, Health Affairs

“When it comes to protecting our children, there is very little as important in this world. I am honored to be a part of an organization that fully engages that task with 100% focus.”

“Coach Niki”, as she is known by her followers, is a United States Military Veteran, having served honorably in both the United States Air Force and the United States Army National Guard. She has performed three deployments in Afghanistan, one active United States Army, as well as two Department of the Army deployments – for a total of 23 months in country.

A noted expert in Combat-related Trauma, Coach Niki serves as a Life Coach, and has worked with specific areas of focus, to include, but not limited to: war victims, genocide and ethnic cleansing, AIDS/HIV-infected rape victims, widows by violence, children of trauma victims, veterans and military, to include private sector businesses. She has been requested to speak globally for a variety of institutions, of which her travels have taken her to both conflict and third-world areas to teach and serve. Coach Niki has worked with the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program, helping deployed soldiers reintegrate back into society and has taught the military Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) training on their behalf repeatedly. Further, she has worked with military from different countries, of which a vast number of her clientele are primarily by word of mouth.

The Human Caring Listening Techniques (HCLT), for which Coach Niki is uniquely known, are generationally passed down and considered a successful tool for working with extreme stress cases. Due to that success, she has been recently requested in the following countries: Rwanda, Congo, Cameroon, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, India and Thailand. Coach Niki has also conducted presentations and lectures, while serving in the Ivory Coast and United Kingdom.

Coach Niki is married to a former United States Marine Corps Captain, and in their blended family they have 3 children, 6 grandchildren, a horse-dog (170lb Great Dane named Capone) and no partridges in a pear tree. She loves shooting, anything outdoors and traveling, however, Coach Niki cannot stand peas, lima beans or mushrooms.

Mark SheppardVice President, Identity and Data

“I believe in fulfilling mission by pairing unique technology solutions together with the Federal Law Enforcement Community.”

Mark Sheppard has worked with the Federal Law Enforcement, National Security, and Civilian sectors of our federal government for over 16 years and has worked in an Executive Product Management, Solution Development, and Sales role for over 20 years. He is a trusted advisor to the SES, CIO, and GS 14/15 Community. Mark recently founded Potomac Blue, which focuses on finding unique solutions via partnerships with companies both traditionally and not traditionally known to serve the federal community.

Mark’s background includes full product and solution lifecycle design and delivery. He is a subject matter expert on public record data (big data), identity, biometrics, person of interest investigation, immigration, and insider threat / clearance reform. He is motivational, strategic, and is an excellent public speaker. Adept at translating mission need and technology delivery across all levels of an agency – the desired solution can more often hit the target with Mark’s leadership.

In leadership at the two largest data aggregators, he has developed and delivered solutions in response to attacks post 9/11, helped to rank criminality for law enforcement felon prioritization, sex offenders, organized criminals, and terrorists. Efforts have directly stopped terrorist attacks, reunited missing children with families, fought fraud and abuse, spotted potential espionage and treason, and helped curb human trafficking.

Danielle ClinscalesVice President, Sexual Assault Advocacy & Outreach

“I believe together in unity, education and resiliency these force multipliers can promote awareness of this serious epidemic of sexual abuse. Break the chains of fear, silence and shame! You have a Voice. My goal is to assist in the recovery for sexual assault victims and reassure them that they don’t have to stay a victim but know they are survivors!”

As a current member of the United States Army, assigned to Fort Hood, TX, Danielle Clinscales has served with distinction as a Senior All Source intelligence technician for one of the largest Combatant Commands in the Army. She was responsible for the professional development of her team members as well as the production of numerous detailed intelligence products for various Combatant Commanders.

Currently Danielle serves as a Sexual Assault Response Coordinator and Victim Advocate under the Office of the 11th Signal Brigade Commander, providing professional and comprehensive advocacy services to victims/survivors of sexual assault and sexual harassment. She conducts assessments with clients to evaluate needs and risks; recognizing the need for professional intervention and referring to appropriate services. In addition, Danielle tirelessly educates Soldiers and Civilians against sexual assault and sexual harassment, thus increasing their knowledge and providing a better work environment.

Danielle strives to foster a work environment that reflects the Army Values of Duty, Honor, and Self-less service. Her actions and daily activities reflects a caring leader who constantly looks out for the health, welfare, and morale of all people. She desires to bless others by utilizing the gifts God has given her.

Mamoon RashidVice President, Technology

“I am someone who wants to see the world a better place for everyone to live in. I am a believer for global peace and positive social change towards protecting our youth, natural resources, and ending hunger.”

Mamoon Rashid is the CEO and driving force behind Hashe Computer Solutions, a successful IT services company that started as a one-person organization in 1998. Since then he has skill-fully managed the growth of Hashe Computer Solutions to a niche web design and software development house, and started various other ventures along the way. He is also a partner & director in several IT services companies in North America and Europe.

With Mamoon at its helm, Hashe Computer Solutions (Pvt) Ltd. has delivered cutting edge IT solutions in the Culinary, Automotive, Real-Estate, Transportation, Entertainment, Dental and Financial sectors, delivering acclaimed web designs, enterprise class software solutions, and internet recognition through search engine optimization.

Mamoon focuses on curating customer relationships, and provides oversight and mentoring for the projects currently in progress. He received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Punjab University in 1992 and an MBA {with Majors in Finance & Marketing} from Pak-AIMS in 1996.

Ed Pound Vice President, Public Relations and Communications

“I believe in objectivity and fairness as tools to find the truth in stories focused on abuses in government, political corruption, and law-enforcement issues.”

Ed Pound is a supervisory auditor in the Office of the District of Columbia Auditor. Before taking that position, he spent decades as an investigative reporter and editor, working for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and U.S. News & World Report, among other publications. Ed has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, journalism’s highest honor, and has won many local and national awards. He also spent four years as communications director for a federal agency, the U.S. Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.

Ed grew up in St. Louis and began his journalism career at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Ed later served as the chief investigative reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times. He moved to Washington and built on his reputation as a relentless investigative reporter dedicated to fairness and balance. When he’s not working, Ed spends his time with his wife and family in Bethany Beach, Delaware. He’s also an avid movie-goer and reader of mystery novels.

Sabrina Koncaba Vice President, Academic Outreach, Training And Development

“I believe that we are living in a digital world that provides individuals of all ages the ability to connect and communicate globally without restrictions. As a result, children and adolescents have not learned the skills necessary in order to protect themselves from various types of nefarious actors within the cyberspace environment. In order to combat this epidemic, I desire to teach children appropriate online behavior by providing applicable information security education opportunities that will empower them to protect themselves from potential threats by taking appropriate action.”

Sabrina Koncaba is a passionate reader and piano player who has a genuine love and curiosity about all things technology. Although many of her roles included the use, design and management of technology in the last 20 years of her career, she is still an educator at heart. She has used her education and experience in a variety of areas to include: developing a Bachelor of Science degree program in Digital Forensics and Cyber Security, train students on networking / cyber security technology, and to create an IT Governance program within the oil and gas industry. Sabrina has supported an alphabet soup of government agencies within the Department of Defense (DoD) to include the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), and the Physical Security Enterprise and Analysis Group (PSEAG). Other areas of expertise include: instructional design, curriculum development, IT Security Awareness and Training, workshop development/delivery, auditing and remediation of IT networked system as well as providing security operations support.

Sabrina Koncaba earned a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Lamar University and her M.S. in Information Assurance from Norwich University. Although a native Texan, she currently resides in North Carolina and serves as the Educational Program Director for the Digital Forensics and Cyber Security Program at Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina.