Drew Buchanan

Mr. Drew Buchanan, Chief Technology Officer of Akhiok-Kaguyak, Inc. (AKI), leads AKI’s vision to provide secure, innovative, and adaptive technical solutions that embrace advances in technology while reducing risk.

Mr. Buchanan has more than 23 years of experience implementing technical and programmatic controls that reduce business risk. In 2013 Mr. Buchanan was given the Secretary of Defense Award for Excellence for his contributions in the field of risk management. He has led security engineering efforts for hundreds of complex mission systems that require zero down-time and the highest possible data confidentiality and integrity standards. Mr. Buchanan has performed over 100 cyber risk assessments and is a thought leader in the field of all-hazards risk management. He is the lead developer of the Disaster Recovery Institute International RMLE 2000 risk management course.

Mr. Buchanan holds a MA in Intelligence Studies – Cyber with Honors distinction from American Military University and holds several cyber security and business continuity certifications. Mr. Buchanan is a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society and has served as a technical mentor for the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program.

Michael S. Bradshaw

Mr. Michael Bradshaw, President & CEO of Akhiok-Kaguyak, Inc. (AKI), is a Senior Operations and Business Development Executive with 28+ years of corporate management experience. Mr. Bradshaw has been tasked to build a Government Contracting capability for AKI. In 2018, Mr. Bradshaw created, branded and launched the Sugpiat Family of Companies to deliver leading-edge technologies to the Federal marketplace.

Mr. Bradshaw possesses strong leadership skills, strategic vision, and focus with expertise in all aspects of corporate operations. Mr. Bradshaw’s high-performance career began with his service in the United States Marine Corps. After leaving military service in 1988, Mr. Bradshaw began his career as a contractor with notable achievements in Software Engineering, Business Development, Product Development, Simulation & Training, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Instrumentation, and Hardware/Software Integration.

Mr. Bradshaw’s core business strengths include; Corporate Entrepreneur, Strategic Planning, Startup Management, Go-to-Market Strategy, Marketing & Branding, Business Development, Cross-Functional Team Building, Business Process Management, Training & Leadership, Risk Management, Engineering Management, Software Development, Program Management, Logistics Management, Systems Integration, Proposal Development, Budget Development, P&L Management, and Turnaround & Crisis Management.

Mr. Bradshaw previously served as a Business Leader on the Nevada Aerospace and Defense Sector Council and on the Nevada Information Technology Sector Council.

Mr. Bradshaw a native of Las Vegas, Nevada holds a B.A. in International Studies/Russian, Magna Cum Laude, from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

Sherylyn Asch

Sherylyn is an expert in Federal Business Development (BD), delivering 20 years’ experience working with small start-ups to Fortune 50 defense contractors. Ms. Asch has led large, complex, and strategic proposal responses for top Federal procurements winning more than 15 GWAC IDIQs including recent vehicles such as ALLIANT 2, OAISIS, ENCORE 3, T4NG. She has also brought more than $39B in task orders and single award contracts for the companies she has supported.

She mentors and trains organizations and infuses rigor into their BD processes by implementing, repeatable processes and procedures that produce winning results. She enables companies to operate strategically and cost effectively by introducing efficiencies that make sense. Sherylyn motivates and empowers those she works with, training them to achieve success through innovative solutions, continuous process improvement, and implementation of lessons learned.

Ms. Asch’s core business strengths include; Strategic Planning, Marketing & Branding, Business Development, Cross-Functional Team Building, Business Process Implementation & Management, Training & Leadership, Capture and Proposal Development. She has been a certified Shipley Instructor for a Fortune 50 Federal Contractors.