Management Team

Steve Keefe, President & CEO
  • 30+ years of management and technical experience in the software development and manufacturing sectors
  • Previously spent 8 years working on projects with NSA with emphasis on real time operating systems and data acquisition
  • Spent over 10 years working on a variety of technical engineering activities related to hardware, software, firmware and applications in use by large and small companies
  • BS in Business Management from Radford University and currently holds a Top Secret security clearance

Mark Hagemann, CFO
  • 35+ years of international and domestic financial and business experience
  • Prior to joining Patriot, Mark worked as VP of Finance and Operations at Innovative Therapies, VP Director of Financial Reporting at Interpublic Group of Companies and Director of FP&A at Cambrex
  • BS in Accounting from Villanova University, Maryland CPA certified
  • Holds a Top Secret security clearance

Dean Marchese, COO
  • 35+ years domestic and international business building experience
  • Consulted The White House, SEC, NASDAQ, DOJ, Dept. of Commerce, etc.
  • Worked with over 1,100 organizations worldwide, including Lockheed, Unisys, AT&T, IBM and more
  • Held key executive positions in many public and private corporations

Stan Mantel, CSO
  • 30+ years in microprocessor based system designs for government and industry
  • Extensive experience in video transmitters and receivers design for military applications
  • Created FPGA designs for embedded control, diagnostics and operational firmware for in-building communications
  • JHU/APL team lead for drone development
  • Holds a Top Secret security clearance