General Michael V. Hayden Joins National Interest Security Company and DC Capital Boards
Fairfax, VA - April 22, 2009. National Interest Security Company, LLC (NISC), a company controlled by DC Capital Partners, LLC, announced today that General Michael Hayden, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency has joined the NISC Board of Directors. He joins other distinguished independent Directors including former Senator Chuck Hagel, General Tony Zinni, General Michael Hagee, Ambassador Henry Crumpton, VADM Stephen Loftus, and Kara Bue.
Thomas J. Campbell, President of DC Capital Partners and Chairman of NISC, said, "There are few individuals with greater stature in the intelligence community than General Hayden. The breadth of his experience across both the military and the intelligence community gives him a unique perspective on our nation’s requirements. We are extremely honored to have him join our team."
Andrew Maner, Chief Executive Officer of NISC, said, "We could not be more pleased General Hayden is joining our Board of Directors. No one has more insight into the threats we face and the capabilities we need to combat those threats than General Hayden. We look forward to his leadership and guidance as we focus on providing the best possible solutions to our customers."
General Hayden has a long and distinguished career in the US Air Force and in the intelligence community. Prior to becoming Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, General Hayden was the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, the first person to serve in that position. General Hayden also served as Director, National Security Agency, and Chief, Central Security Service.
General Hayden has served as Commander of the Air Intelligence Agency and as Director of the Joint Command and Control Warfare Center. He has also served in senior staff positions at the Pentagon, Headquarters U.S. European Command, National Security Council and the U.S. Embassy in the People's Republic of Bulgaria. The general has also served as Deputy Chief of Staff, United Nations Command and U.S. Forces Korea.
In addition to serving on the NISC Board of Directors General Hayden will also serve on the DC Capital Board of Advisors. The Board’s purpose is to assist DC Capital in their investment process and includes other prominent individuals such as The Honorable Rich Armitage, former Deputy Secretary of State, General Tony Zinni, General Mike Hagee, Ambassador Hank Crumpton, VADM Steve Loftus, and Jeffery Smith, Senior Partner at Arnold and Porter.
About National Interest Security Company, LLC
Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, NISC is a leading provider of innovative information technology, information management, and management and technology consulting solutions in support of national interest and security initiatives for the Intelligence Community and the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Energy, as well as other key Federal Civilian and Federal Health agencies. NISC's expertise includes software and systems engineering, cyber security, biometrics, document and media exploitation, decision support and portfolio analysis, enterprise architecture, strategic management systems, intelligence operations and analysis support, and network and critical infrastructure protection. Representative missions currently include, but are not limited to, providing analytically-based portfolio and capability prototyping to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence; conversion, hosting, petascale data management, and multi-lingual data exploitation for the Intelligence Community; application development and systems support to the U.S. Cyber Security effort; critical program management support to the National Cyber Security Division of the Department of Homeland Security; and strategy, assessment, policy, planning, and execution for the Department of Energy. NISC has nearly 1,000 employees and represents the successful integration of mission-oriented companies into an industry-leading enterprise that offers a full continuum of capabilities.
About DC Capital Partners, LLC
DC Capital Partners, LLC, is a private equity firm with offices in Washington, DC, and Alexandria, VA, focused on investing primarily in the defense and government sectors. Additional information on DC Capital Partners can be found at www.dccapitalpartners.com.