History

Established in 2008, as a small business, Intrepid developed a well rounded business built on high-end subject matter expertise across three core capability offerings (Training, Information Technology, and Intelligence), strong employee-centric culture, top-tier employees, and experienced managers. Intrepid has already been awarded multiple prime contracts in the Defense and Intelligence communities of the U.S. Government. In addition to its prime contracts, the company has established strategic partnerships and alliances with other contractors for core capability alignment in order to extend its client base through teaming and subcontractor agreements.

Intrepid has a DCAA Audited Accounting System and leverages industry best practices through the company to deliver the highest quality results to our customers. Our proven management approach is based on the Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) best practices, and ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System processes. Intrepid is filled with diverse skillsets among an experienced employee base with highly sought-after expertise. We have highly trained and certified professionals to include PMP, ITIL, ITIL-F, CISSP, Agile, Agile-Scrum, Six Sigma black belts, Dell/Quest, Amazon Web Services, IAT, IAM, and CE certifications. The company has earned exemplary customer satisfaction due to an unwavering commitment to customer mission, subject matter expertise, responsiveness, and innovative planning.

Ryan Hebert

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Hebert has over 15 years of professional services experience across multiple industry disciplines in management, accounting, and finance. As CEO, he is responsible for establishing and executing corporate-wide initiatives and maintaining company culture to ensure flawless execution of Intrepid’s contracts.  He is actively involved with Intrepid’s customers and leverages his broad base business experience across a wide-array of industries while implementing actionable value-added opportunities that benefit customer missions and objectives.  Mr. Hebert leads and is decisively engaged in all proposal efforts for the company. He spearheads the identification and capture of strategic growth opportunities while working with business partners and the Intrepid management team.  He drives Company strategy, vision and ultimately sets which markets Intrepid will enter and identifies company differentiates to maintain its market presence currently and into the future. Formerly, Mr. Hebert served as Intrepid’s Chief Financial Officer providing financial and accounting leadership for the company. A graduate of George Mason University in Fairfax where he earned a BS in Accounting, he began his career as a Certified Public Accountant at one of the largest regional accounting firms in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. In addition to being a CPA, Mr. Hebert received his Government Contracting Accounting certification from George Mason University. Mr. Hebert is a member of the Accounting Advisory Council at George Mason University, as well as, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Chris Rentch

Information Technology

Mr. Rentch brings to Intrepid over 17 years of IT experience and 12 years in the Defense Industry. Serving as Intrepid’s top technology architect, and a former Sr. Architect and Consultant for Quest Software, Chris is a customer-facing professional focusing on the successful delivery of Intrepid’s overall IT strategy and business offering, including a unique role as one of the very few Certified Subject Matter Expert across 3 major global efforts for the US Intelligence Community, delivering risk-averse Enterprise Consolidation. Other responsibilities in his focus are Intrepid Corporate IT strategy, new business capture, new and existing vendor relationships. Mr. Rentch holds a diverse technical knowledge, multiple technical certifications, has written several whitepapers, and studied at George Mason University and the University of Maryland.

Joe Ciliberto

Business Development

Mr. Ciliberto has over 30 years of experience leading teams delivering capabilities throughout the defense and intelligence communities. He is an accomplished, recognized leader who applies technology, talent and a close working relationship with mission stakeholders to meet the most demanding challenges. As an enlisted submariner, he continuously ascended the ranks to become both director of technology and director of operations in one of the nation’s largest system integrators, and served as a most trusted technical advisor to flag and SES level leadership in the Joint, Intelligence Community, Army, Navy and Law Enforcement.  At Intrepid, Mr. Ciliberto leads strategic development efforts to identify, prepare, capture win and execute new business in core strength areas and open and develop new business areas for the company.

Lars Bjorn

Management Consulting

Mr. Bjorn has over 18 years experience managing efforts within the Department of Defense, both in and out of uniform.  Mr. Bjorn held operational and management positions in the U.S. Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer and Naval Nuclear Propulsion Engineer.  In his final assignment, he led a 75-person crew during reactor plant construction and testing prior to commissioning of USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76). Since transitioning to the private sector, he has supported several departments and agencies within DoD, and helped to manage programs for several small and successful industry contractors.  Most recently on contract as part of the Chief of Naval Operations staff (OPNAV N81),  Mr. Bjorn administered the Navy’s JCIDS process and provided subject matter expertise regarding JCIDS and related acquisition processes. He also manages Intrepid’s support to the Navy’s Urgent Needs Process and knowledge management system.  Lars holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Virginia and a Masters in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University.

Jennifer Kraus

Recruiting

Ms. Kraus has started, developed, and managed a recruiting department at a fast growing mid-size Government Contractor for a number of years.  She is experienced in the design and implementation of SOPs that meet IAW ISO 9001 certification standards, holds in-depth knowledge of a number of Applicant Track Systems, and collecting and reporting metrics related to staffing and recruiting.  In addition to her management experience, she has demonstrated successful practice of recruiting procedures, bringing top tier talent through a full life-cycle experience, personally hiring over 50 personnel on average per year.

Robbie Wolfer, JD, CFCM, CCCM

Contracts

Mr. Wolfer is the Director of Contracts for Intrepid and has served in this position since 2012. He guides and oversees Intrepid’s Contracts Department and is involved in all facets of contract management from cradle to grave. He serves as the principal interface with key government and industry contract personnel alike in regard to all contract related business matters and processes. While his focus has been Department of Defense, he has extensive experience working with industry partners both in the federal and non federal market. His experience covers the negotiation and administration of simple low dollar purchase orders to multi billion dollar Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contracts across agencies such as but not limited to Navy, Army, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Homeland Security, Air Force, and Defense Intelligence Agency. Prior to joining Intrepid he served in a number of positions of increasing responsibility directly supporting the government as a contractor and as a lead contracts representative for a leading government contractor. Mr. Wolfer is a member of the Virginia Bar Association and is both a Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) and Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM). He received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Georgetown University and Juris Doctor from Regent University School of Law.

Tamara McDevitt, PMP

Programs

Ms. McDevitt provides direct oversight and leadership to Intrepid’s Program Management Team. She is an Air Force Veteran and brings over 25 years of GovCon industry experience. She has filled key roles leading the operations for both large and small business companies. She is highly experienced managing divisions of various sizes between $25M-$175M. She has proven experience building high performance cross-functional teams that deliver exceptional results to both clients and employees.

Terri Shaw, PMP, ITIL

Program Management

Ms. Shaw serves as Intrepid’s Director of Training Services.  In this role, Ms. Shaw applies over 16 years experience with local, state, and federal government organizations towards fulfilling our personnel management, project management, and general business needs.  Exhibiting a Bachelors Degree in Education Management, a Masters in Instructional Technology, and both PMP and ITIL certifications, Intrepid utilizes Ms. Shaw’s expertise to support a wide variety of projects to include, but not limited to: Training and Development initiatives for various intelligence agencies; Project Management for the DoD, USCG, DOE, and NARA; and Business Development efforts to support our federal government customers’ needs in training, education, operations, and analysis.