David R. Phillips

President/CEO and Co-Founder

David R. Phillips is the Chief Executive Officer of CohesionForce. Mr. Phillips is responsible for creating, directing, and implementing the strategic direction of the organization. He is also responsible for the overall management of the technology and services that are developed and delivered by the corporation. His strong software analysis, design, and implementation background also drives the corporation's research and development activities.

James E. Sutton


James E. Sutton is the Co-Founder of CohesionForce. Mr. Sutton provides strategic and financial oversight for the corporation. His strong financial background when coupled with his technical skills brings a practical approach to financial management that enables the stable growth of the corporation. Additionally, he has performed financial analysis and leadership for several small businesses throughout his career. He has experience in the definition, analysis, development, testing, and deployment of software projects with the majority of the experience in defense related environments. He has provided leadership in the Systems Engineering, Software Development, and Software Integration phases of the project.

Joni H. Hall

Chief Administrative Officer

Joni H. Hall is the Chief Administrative Officer of CohesionForce. Joni is responsible for the financial administration and the corporate office management. Joni joined the CFI team in 2003. Prior to CFI her experience included over 20 years of Long Term Healthcare Management of multiple facilities. Her background experience brings a diverse knowledge of corporate management to the CFI team.

J. Langley

Chief Technical Officer

James (J.) Langley is the Chief Technical Officer at CohesionForce. Mr. Langley provides technical guidance for research and development activities and client projects. With over 17 years of experience with software development that covers a wide variety of languages, platforms, and methodologies, he has developed a reputation for technology insertion on DOD/MDA programs. An avid open source supporter, Mr. Langley has contributed to projects in the Eclipse and Apache Software Foundations.

Carl Lindau

Chief Information Officer

Carl Lindau is the Chief Information Officer at CohesionForce, where he is responsible for planning and coordinating the central IT infrastructure, applications, and support, as well as information security, policy and records management. Mr. Lindau has over 30 years of experience managing military and commercial information systems. Prior to his current appointment as CIO, Mr. Lindau was the Information Technology Manager for a generation and transmission electric utility where he was responsible for all enterprise financials, asset management, and business systems. Mr. Lindau is a U.S. Navy Veteran and holds a B.S. degree in Mathematics and a M.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Daniel Adamek, PhD

Chief Science Officer

Daniel Adamek is the Chief Science Officer at CohesionForce. Dr. Adamek has a strong background in all aspects of Science & Technology development and management. He brings over 20 year's experience in materials science, fundamental and applied biomolecular science and instrument design and development. With his vast experience in Science and Technology business development, technology transfer and public and education outreach, he provides guidance in the areas of Science and Technology Management, Energy and Environment Technologies, Materials Science, Project and Program Management.

Fred Severin

Chief Operating Officer

Frederick M. Severin is the Chief Operations Officer of CohesionForce. He is responsible for the management of day to day operations including short and long-term initiatives affecting the efficient operation and financial stability of the company. Mr. Severin works within the executive leadership team to develop and execute corporate initiatives and assists in the development and maintenance of client and capabilities portfolios. He is a Marine Corps Veteran with command and recruiting experience. Mr. Severin brings over 9 years of experience with the Missile Defense Agency Ground Test team.