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Board of Directors

BOB NATTER
 

 

Admiral Bob Natter is President of R.J. Natter & Associates, LLC, a nationwide consulting and advocacy firm specializing in corporate and defense strategy.  Clients have included the State of Florida Governor’s Office, McDonalds Corporation, major US Defense firms, and many other U.S. and international companies.  In addition to the G4SGS Board Natter serves on the Board of Directors of BAE Systems, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc.. 

In 2003, Admiral Natter completed a distinguished Navy career as Commander in Chief of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, the first Commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, the first Commander of all U.S. Navy and Coast Guard homeland defense forces under the US Northern Command, and the Commander-in-Chief of the NATO Western Atlantic Command. The Atlantic Fleet consisted of over 160,000 Sailors and Marines, 162 ships and 1,200 aircraft, as well as 18 major shore stations providing training, maintenance and logistics support.  He enlisted in the Naval Reserves at age 17.  Following one year enlisted service and graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy, Natter served for an additional 36 years in Navy commands world-wide. Admiral Natter’s military decorations include the Silver Star Medal, the Purple Heart, and multiple other military decorations.

His personal honors also include the Japanese Order of the Rising Sun Medal; the Order of National Security Medal from the President of the Republic of Korea; the 2003 Ellis Island Medal of Honor; the 2003 Ted Williams Military Achievement Award; and the 2004 Distinguished Sea Service Leader of the Year award by the Naval Order of the United States.  He was awarded Master’s degrees in Business Management and International Relations, and is the fifth recipient of the Naval War College’s Distinguished Graduate Leadership Award. He was elected in 2012 as Chairman of the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association Board.

Chairman of the Board (Since 2013)

Director since 2012

Committee member of Audit & Finance, Compensation and Government Security


JAMES L. LONG III
 

Mr. Long is the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Wackenhut Services, Incorporated (WSI). He was appointed CEO and a member of the Board of Directors in 1993, and Vice-Chairman of the Board in March 2002.  He retired from the CEO position in January 2007.

His career spans over forty-four years of service to the U.S. government as a military officer and overseeing contracted services at key government locations.  During Mr. Long’s fourteen year tenure as CEO, WSI’s annual business volume grew from 150 million to 724 million with profits growing at a 19% compound annual rate during the same fourteen years.

He served over twenty years in the U.S. Army and commanded infantry and military police units in the U.S. and overseas, with combat service in Vietnam and Grenada. Upon leaving military service he served as Security Force Department Director at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pantex Plant, a nuclear weapons manufacturing facility in Texas, and then as the General Manager of Protection Technology Idaho, responsible for securing the Energy Department’s Idaho National Engineering Laboratory.

In 1991 he joined Wackenhut Services, Incorporated as Senior Vice President and assumed duties as General Manager of WSI operations at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site, responsible for such contracted tasks as law enforcement, access control, training, security planning, alarm monitoring and tactical response that included employment of helicopters, patrol boats and SWAT teams. In 1993 he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of WSI with responsibility for the Company’s worldwide operations.

He has served on the Board of Directors of the Nevada Historical Foundation, Wackenhut Services LLC, Wackenhut Aviation LLC, and Space Gateway Support LLC, a joint venture between Northrop Grumman and Wackenhut Services, Incorporated responsible for facilities operation and maintenance at the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

Mr. Long has an M.A. degree in Business Management from Central Michigan University and a B.S. degree in Industrial Technology and Secondary Education, graduating Cum Laude from the University of Tampa.

Vice-Chairman of the Board

Director since 2002

Chairman of the Audit & Finance Committee

Committee member of Audit & Finance, Compensation and Government Security


CAROL BOYD HALLET
 

 

Carol Hallett serves as counselor to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Chamber Foundation. NCF, the Chamber’s public policy think tank, drives the policy debate on key issues and provides a forum where leaders advance cutting-edge issues facing the U.S. business community.

Hallett is a national and international authority on trade, transportation, and security. She served for eight years as president and chief executive officer of the Air Transport Association of America, Inc., which represents the chief executive officers of U.S. and foreign flag airline carriers. Following 9/11, Hallett helped craft and pass legislation to save the domestic aviation industry from bankruptcy and took the lead in the redesign of airline security policies and practices. In addition, she was a strong advocate for airline safety, customer satisfaction, high industry standards, modernization, and expansion of airport capacity, as well as a regulatory environment that encourages competitiveness and free trade. She was twice named “The Business Travel Industry’s 25 Most Influential Executives.”

Hallett brings to her current position years of government experience. President George H.W. Bush appointed her commissioner of the United States Customs Service, where she oversaw a $2.2 billion budget, the processing of more than 1.3 million passengers daily, and $1 trillion worth of merchandise annually. She served as U.S. ambassador to the Bahamas under President Ronald Reagan.

Hallett served on the CIA director’s national security advisory panel from 1999 to 2005 and is a member of the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ transnational threats task force. She sits on the boards of directors of Rolls-Royce North America and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc.

Director

Director since 2005

Chairman of the Compensation Committee

Committee member of Audit & Finance, Compensation and Government Security


TROY E. WADE
 

 

Mr. Wade is Chairman of the Nevada Alliance for Defense, Energy and Business, a group of more than thirty-five technology companies that support the Nevada Test Site and help bring new science and technology programs to Nevada, and Chairman of the Nevada Test Site Historical Foundation, the umbrella organization that operates the Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas. 

He is also president of Wade Associates, a Las Vegas-based management consulting firm.  Mr. Wade is a member of the Advisory Board of the Keystone Corp.; a member of the Advisory Board of Longenecker & Associates; a member of the Advisory Board of the Howard R. Hughes School of Engineering at the University of Nevada Las Vegas; and Chairman of the Advisory Board of National Security Technologies, LLC .

Mr. Wade has 31 years of service with the U.S. Department of Energy having served as Assistant Secretary of Energy for Defense Programs after a succession of key positions associated with the nation’s nuclear programs. He also served as deputy manager of the Nevada Operations Office and as director of the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory. 

Director
Director since 2002
Chairman of the Government Security Committee

Committee member of Audit & Finance, Compensation and Government Security

PAUL P. DONAHUE  


Paul P. Donahue is the President and Chief Executive Officer of G4S Government Solutions, Incorporated (G4S GS).  G4S GS is located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and is the U.S. government division of G4S, plc which is the largest security provider in the world with estimated revenues of $14 billion and 690,000 employees.  G4S GS provides para-military, security, fire and emergency protection and K-9 facilities management services to sensitive government facilities.  Mr. Donahue has been with G4S GS since 1994. 

Mr. Donahue has 20 years experience in the financial and operational management of government and private sector organizations. He was the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Gulf Coast Operations responsible for the oversight and operations of a 650 person security force.  Prior to this, Mr. Donahue was the Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer responsible for all financial operations of G4S GS.  Mr. Donahue became the COO in March, 2006, President in July, 2010 and Chief Executive Officer in January, 2012.

Prior to joining G4S GS, Mr. Donahue was an accountant for a private third party administrator support company in Miami, Florida assisting them in corporate and union pension and insurance accounting. 

Mr. Donahue is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) with the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS), is Certified in Homeland Security (CHS) with the American College of Forensic Examiners International (ACFEI), is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and is an exam director of their local Palm Beach board, is a Certified Forensic Accountant (Cr.FA), and is also a Certified Business Manager (CBM). 

Paul holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Palm Beach Atlantic University where he is on the Rinker School of Business Advisory Board, and a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in accounting from the University of Miami.  Paul is also a Board member of the Nevada Test Site Historical Foundation. 

Paul together with his wife and two children reside in Palm Beach County.  His personal associations include volunteer aviation support to the Veteran’s Airlift Command as he maintains a private pilot’s license with a rotorcraft rating. Since 2005, he is the owner and president of a helicopter company that provides FAA Part 141 training, charter, executive transport, night vision training, news, sports event and life safety support coverage. 

Director

Director since 2011

Committee member of Audit & Finance, Compensation and Government Security


CRAIG KING  


Partner
Craig S. King is a partner at Arent Fox Law Firm and provides legal advice and representation pertaining to all aspects of doing business with the US government and state governments. He is head of the firm’s Government
Contractor Services group. In 2005, The Washington Business Journal named Craig “Top Washington Lawyer” for government contracts.

Practice Teams
Antitrust and Competition Law
Government Contractor Services
Litigation

Areas of Focus
Government Contracts and Grants
Debarment and Suspension
Investigations and Audits
Homeland Security
Mergers, Acquisitions & Joint Ventures

Client Work
Mr. King has served as a director and/or outside general counsel for a number of government contractors in the following industries: security, aerospace, financial and securities services, missiles, and electronics. He represents many large and small government contractors (both defense and nondefense) and provides to them the following types of legal services:

  • Counseling on all aspects of government contracting (e.g., acquisition planning, proposals, source selection, rights in and protection of intellectual property, cost accounting and reimbursement, contract administration, socio-economic programs, and termination of contracts); he works with companies on strategies for competing in the federal marketplace and commercializing technologies.
  • Counseling on all aspects of obtaining and administering government grants.
  • Debarment and suspension from procurement and non-procurement programs (federal and state).
  • Advocacy before executive agencies and Congress regarding government contracting, grants, and other matters; he has testified before Congress on a number of occasions.
  • Litigation of bid protests, claims, and other challenges to agency actions, subcontractor disputes, and other matters.
  • Structuring and negotiating mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, teaming arrangements, license agreements, cooperative agreements, and subcontracts that involve government contractors.
  • Counseling regarding rights in intellectual property (patents, copyrights, technical data, software) under government contracts and grants.
    Antitrust review of transactions by DOJ, FTC, and other agencies (e.g., DOD).
  • Agency approval of transactions, including reviews by procurement and antitrust officials, and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
  • Privatization and outsourcing of government functions and facilities.
  • Investigations/audits by Congress, Inspectors General, criminal investigative services, DCAA, DOJ, and GAO.


National Industrial Security procedures and mitigation of FOCI.
Mr. King has taught courses on ethics, compliance, government contracts, grants, rights in intellectual property, and antitrust to many thousands of contractor employees.
He maintains high-level security clearances with multiple government agencies.

Previous Work
Mr. Craig King joined Arent Fox in 1993 after having served as General Counsel of the Department of the Navy from 1989 to 1993. In that capacity, he headed an office of 550 civilian lawyers and was responsible for all legal matters arising out of the business affairs of the Navy and Marine Corps. He handled legal issues arising in connection with, for example: contracts; funding; Department authorities under enabling statutes; operation (and closure) of bases and industrial facilities; mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures of suppliers; congressional relations, including testimony in committee hearings; oversight of intelligence and special operations; and investigations of all types. He was the Navy's Debarring Official and its Ethics Official. Prior to his government service, he was in private practice (1980-89), where he focused on antitrust counseling and litigation. Mr. King also has worked as a pollster and consultant, providing campaign strategy advice for approximately 40 Senate, House, and gubernatorial candidates, and product research and business strategies for various companies. He served as director of survey research for the Reagan/Bush Campaign Committee, a consultant to the Republican Senate and House campaign committees, and a senior advisor to the Bush/Quayle Campaign.

Director
Director since 2013
Committee member of Audit & Finance, Compensation and Government Security

 
   
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
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