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Daniel Ra

Chief Executive Officer

Daniel Ra is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Red Alpha and is the driving force behind Red Alpha’s strategic vision and customer and member centric culture. Our mantra is to "fight as we'd want to be fought for, to bring overwhelming victory for our customers, by bringing digital transformation to the fight!" Prior to creating Red Alpha, he developed a broad set of experiences and skills that include embedded systems, software and system engineering, system integration and deploying operational systems. Daniel enjoys turning around challenging projects and is a lifelong student of overcoming mission impediments. Daniel discovered his passion and ongoing quest for bridging the gap between operations capabilities and the latest enabling technologies, while serving in the U.S Army Reserves.

Tom Shelly

Chief Operating Officer

Tom Shelly serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Red Alpha, leading the growth, performance and strategic direction of Red Alpha’s highly technical, member-centric business focused on the security of our Nation. Mr. Shelly's experience includes 32 years as a Program Manager, Business Unit Manager, Director of Programs, Division Vice President, Company President and Chief Operating Officer, providing solutions to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Special Military, Federal Agencies, and Local Law Enforcement. Mr. Shelly was a founding member of the Windermere Group in 1996, a founding member of KEYW Corporation in 2008, joined G2, Inc. as the Company President in 2013 and became the COO of Red Alpha in 2018. Mr. Shelly graduated from the Naval Academy with a Bachelor's of Science in Marine Engineering in 1979 and spent eight years on active duty as a Naval Flight Officer.

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Mike Kim

Chief Technology Officer

Mike Kim is the Chief Technology Officer of Red Alpha. Mike leads Red Alpha’s technical vision, direction and solutions and ensures alignment with the company’s strategic vision. He develops and drives new technology initiatives to anticipate and understand the future technology needs of our customers. Prior to joining Red Alpha, Mike was a Senior Executive at the National Security Agency leading initiatives to architect, develop and deliver large complex end-to-end integrated systems, individual products and solutions supporting the Agency’s SIGINT and Cybersecurity missions. He led the development and deployment of the first cyber architecture to defend the DODIN (.mil) network and transitioned the Agency cybersecurity mission and analyst community from the legacy architecture to the new corporate cloud infrastructure and services. He led time-sensitive initiatives to develop and deliver innovative capabilities to support urgent SIGINT mission needs.

Dennis Park

Chief Information Officer

Dennis Park is the Chief Information Officer at Red Alpha. Dennis ensures streamlined business operations, cybersecurity compliance, efficient management of IT infrastructure, the creation of internal capabilities and the curation and protection of Intellectual Property. He is constantly seeking ways to improve business operations via innovation and use of modern technology to accelerate qualitative growth in strategically focused core competencies. Dennis has worked alongside Intelligence Community customers for over 19 years delivering innovative engineering solutions and capabilities. His experience includes on-prem & cloud enterprise architecture, cloud computing, rapid prototyping and transitioning numerous prototypes to fully functional production capabilities.


Lauren Elmore

Director of Resources

Lauren Elmore is the Director of Resources of Red Alpha. Lauren leads Red Alpha's talent acquisition strategies and programs, and designs, develops, and implements HR policies and initiatives. Prior to Red Alpha, Lauren was the Talent Acquisition Lead for G2 (acquired by Huntington Ingalls Industries), a software and security engineering firm supporting the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.  With over 12 years of industry experience, Lauren's expertise includes full lifecycle recruitment, benefits management, compliance, process improvement, brand awareness, community outreach and event planning and management. Taking care of Red Alpha members is at the heart of her work, where she has the opportunity to make a positive impact on people every single day. 


Joe Blasko

Innovation & System Engineering Practice Lead


Logan Brewer

Software Engineering Practice Lead

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Matt Hutchinson

Data Tradecraft
Practice Lead


Tom Shelly

Mission Engineering
Practice Lead

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Aaron Parlsey

Cloud Engineering

Practice Lead

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