Mr. Masco Settles joined AKI after retiring from the US Marine Corps Rapid Capabilities Office. Mr. Settles focuses on Business Development for our subsidiaries, particularly in defense, homeland security, and other federal agencies. He brings more than 30-years of Department of Defense civil service, specializing in advance technology system development and integration, human capital performance enhancement, and organizational startups. Mr. Settles pioneered several key strategic enterprise organizational changes in diversity and advance technology development and integration programs. He has demonstrated leadership in coaching, mentoring, and training individuals both professionally and in civic organizations. Mr. Settles is a recipient of two Naval Meritorious Civilian Service Award.