President & CEO
John serves as the head of operations and integration for BEI. He maintains focus on providing GREAT customer service to our clients. He has worked in client-facing, management roles for the last 25 years, spearheading everything from IT operations to project management. He works endlessly to ensure clients and engineers get the most out of their relationship with BEI.
“I truly love what I do. I’ve been working in various operations and communications roles since joining the Marine Corps, and I’m excited for this next chapter.”
Chief Technical Officer
As CTO, Jake defines BEI’s technology stack and works with our clients to develop their IT infrastructure roadmaps. Jake began his career in landscape architecture, but quickly made the transition to IT by building the IT network for the design firm where he worked.
“My family built a soft-serve ice cream store in 1954 and have been running it ever since.”
Senior Vice President
Katherine focuses on client acquisition, client success and community outreach. She is definitely a visionary, but consumes business and cybersecurity books daily to help streamline processes and procedures. She is obsessed with delivering both efficiency and value to our clients. After almost 10 years working for and with the FBI on cyber issues, she is proud to be the Chair of the First Responder Council at the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce.
“During the pandemic I picked up some new habits. The strangest is definitely snake identification. I’ve got the binomial/trinomial nomenclature down for most of the eastern half of the US—just show me a picture and give me a location!”
Director of Finance & Administration
Suki is responsible for BEI’s financial and administrative processes. She handles the finance, human resource, office management, contract administration, and purchasing needs for the company.
“I’m a devoted soccer mom and love every minute of it, especially tournament weekends. I’m also addicted to HGTV home improvement shows. I can’t get enough!”