President - Brian Nault
Mr. Nault is the President and Co-founder of BlueWater, where he leads corporate strategy and business development. Leveraging his 30 years of professional experience in information technology and federal Government contracting, Mr. Nault has led BlueWater for the past 12 years in executing successful service strategies for defense and national security clients. Prior to BlueWater, he worked as an executive manager for the Ford Motor Credit Company and as a senior vice president for American Operations Corporation. Mr. Nault serves on the Board of Directors for the Spinal Research Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to spinal health care research and advocacy. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration.
COO - Erich Mendez
As the COO of BlueWater, Mr. Mendez is directly responsible for operations and service delivery of all client solutions. He provides a hands-on approach during critical transition and implementation periods to ensure a smooth and seamless continuation of contract services. He previously served as the CEO for Aerient and President for American Operations Corporation, where he built and managed federal business activities in the areas of information technology and network integration. Throughout his 20-year technology career, Mr. Mendez has held additional senior-level and management positions with AT&T, CellularVision, and Metromedia Fiber Networks. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics.
CFO - Laura Price
Ms. Price is the Chief Financial Officer of BlueWater, where she oversees management and operation of finance, pricing, contracts, accounting, and human resources. Her role includes serving as a liaison with DCAA as well as innovating process improvements within the field of cost-plus accounting. Over the past 20 years, she has worked in financial management and corporate accounting in the Government contracting sector for companies such as Aerient and Raytheon. Ms. Price was nominated for Virginia Business Magazine's Virginia CFO of the Year award in both 2011 and 2012. Her professional affiliations include erHerHer roleHmembership in the Institute of Management Accountants and the Society for Human Resource Management. She holds a B.S. in Accounting and Finance.
Senior Vice President, Sales - Mark Schore
Mr. Schore's role encompasses the development of integral solutions while identifying, qualifying, and pursuing new opportunities across the federal contracting spectrum. He leverages his 30 years of technical, program, and operational experience to create individualized strategy plans for each client. Mr. Schore served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years, where his career spanned worldwide assignments including operations, quality assurance, and program management. Since his retirement from the military, he has served DHS and DoD clients progressively as Program Manager and then Director. Mr. Schore holds a B.S. in Business as well as a CIO Executive Certificate; he is an ITIL-certified Scrum Master and Project Management Professional.
Senior Vice President - Pete Brady
Mr. Brady is responsible for building solutions that combine the precise mix of partners, products, and professional services to meet the dynamic requirements of federal customers. His unparalleled understanding of full lifecycle contract sales and delivery stems from 30 years of leadership experience in planning, integrating, and managing global cybersecurity and technology solutions on four continents as both a U.S. soldier and an executive. He previously worked in Government sales and business development for Sprint, ManTech, and Cisco Systems. Mr. Brady holds an M.S. in Telecommunications Engineering.