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About Us

Ardent Eagle Solutions is a service and mission-focused Small Business Headquartered in Tampa, Florida with a regional office in the National Capital Region (NCR) to provide technical services to the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and other Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies. The company was founded in 2012 by service-disabled veterans and experienced entrepreneurs with sixty years of combined government service including myriad assignments in the NCR and at USSOCOM and USCENTCOM. 

The core values of our company are the backbone of everything we do. All employees are expected to understand and commit themselves to these values every day. This is how we ensure that clients will get excellence in service and quality in work.

Our Core Values

Passion

We understand that passion is the key to commitment. We will passionately meet or exceed all commitments.
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Quality

We understand that the difference between good and great is quality. We will always provide the best quality services and ensure great value.

Partnership

We understand that our relationship with government and industry is a trusted partnership. We will provide quality services at a great value.

Integrity

We understand that integrity is absolute. We will perform every task with uncompromising integrity.

Patriotism

We understand that the services we provide support our country and our military. We will always remain committed to fulfilling that role.

About Us

Ardent Eagle Solutions is a service and mission-focused Small Business Headquartered in Tampa, Florida with a regional office in the National Capital Region (NCR) to provide technical services to the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and other Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies. The company was founded in 2012 by service-disabled veterans and experienced entrepreneurs with sixty years of combined government service including myriad assignments in the NCR and at USSOCOM and USCENTCOM. 

The core values of our company are the backbone of everything we do. All employees are expected to understand and commit themselves to these values every day. This is how we ensure that clients will get excellence in service and quality in work.

Our Core Values

Passion

We understand that passion is the key to commitment. We will passionately meet or exceed all commitments.
Z

Quality

We understand that the difference between good and great is quality. We will always provide the best quality services and ensure great value.

Partnership

We understand that our relationship with government and industry is a trusted partnership. We will provide quality services at a great value.

Integrity

We understand that integrity is absolute. We will perform every task with uncompromising integrity.

Patriotism

We understand that the services we provide support our country and our military. We will always remain committed to fulfilling that role.

Ardent Eagle Solutions provides technical services to the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and other Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies.

Our Leadership

Robert “Hoot” Gibson

Robert “Hoot” Gibson

President

With over 30 years of experience in Department of Defense leadership roles and a DAWIA Level III Acquisition/Program Management expert, Hoot is ideally suited to lead the growth and operations strategies for Ardent Eagle Solutions.
Jason Lipton

Jason Lipton

Executive Vice President, Strategic Growth

Founding Member

Jason Lipton brings 18 years of executive leadership experience to Ardent Eagle Solutions. Having founded 3 successful companies, he is uniquely qualified to provide expert insight to the long-term goals and business strategy of Ardent Eagle Solutions.

Joe Albano

Joe Albano

Executive Vice President, Business Management

Founding Member

With industry certifications and over a decade of experience in program/project management, both as a Prime and as a subcontractor, Joe Albano is well suited for his role overseeing program execution, development of corporate policies and procedures, and the direction of the Professional Services division of AES.

Gene Steffanetta

Gene Steffanetta

Executive Vice President, Contracts

Founding Member

Building on a 20+ year Marine Corps career in telecommunications, IT, and C4ISR; Gene’s industry tenure has focused on technical program & project management and proposal operations. Possessing system engineering and project management certifications, Gene is well qualified to manage AES’ proposal operations and Force Protection service offerings.

Eric Rolaf

Eric Rolaf

Executive Vice President, Professional Services Division

Eric completed a distinguished 28-year career in the Marine Corps, followed by 12 years of business operations experience in complex multi-client programs and project management environments. Eric leads the operations and initiatives of the Professional Services Division of Ardent Eagle Solutions.
ERIC AULL

ERIC AULL

Executive Vice President, Business Development

Business Development Professional with 30 years U.S. Navy Intelligence and Information Warfare experience. Adept at identifying, prospecting, and securing new opportunities, and building strategic relationships with customers and partners. Eric sets the company’s growth strategy and drives business development initiatives.
Paul Albano

Paul Albano

Vice President, Proposal Operations

Member

Paul has over 15 years of experience in proposal and project governance and business development. His reputation for excellence in management and efficiency makes him the ideal choice for overseeing proposal operations for AES.
Jack thadani

Jack thadani

Vice President, Accounting & Finance

Jack brings over 25 years of global experience in CFO and Controller functions. His particular expertise lies in federal government accounting and procedures. He is well-versed in GAAP, IFRS, CAS, FAR, and DCAA guidelines. 
Robert “Hoot” Gibson

Robert “Hoot” Gibson

President

With over 30 years of experience in Department of Defense leadership roles and a DAWIA Level III Acquisition/Program Management expert, Hoot is ideally suited to lead the growth and operations strategies for Ardent Eagle Solutions.
Jason Lipton

Jason Lipton

Executive Vice President, Strategic Growth

Founding Member

Jason Lipton brings 18 years of executive leadership experience to Ardent Eagle Solutions. Having founded 3 successful companies, he is uniquely qualified to provide expert insight to the long-term goals and business strategy of Ardent Eagle Solutions.

Joe Albano

Joe Albano

Executive Vice President, Business Management

Founding Member

With industry certifications and over a decade of experience in program/project management, both as a Prime and as a subcontractor, Joe Albano is well suited for his role overseeing program execution, development of corporate policies and procedures, and the direction of the Professional Services division of AES.

GENE STEFFANETTA

GENE STEFFANETTA

Executive Vice President, Contracts

Founding Member

Building on a 20+ year Marine Corps career in telecommunications, IT, and C4ISR; Gene’s industry tenure has focused on technical program & project management and proposal operations. Possessing system engineering and project management certifications, Gene is well qualified to manage AES’ proposal operations and Force Protection service offerings.

Eric Rolaf

Eric Rolaf

Executive Vice President, Professional Services Division

Eric completed a distinguished 28-year career in the Marine Corps, followed by 12 years of business operations experience in complex multi-client programs and project management environments. Eric leads the operations and initiatives of the Professional Services Division of Ardent Eagle Solutions.

ERIC AULL

ERIC AULL

Executive Vice President, Business Development

Business Development Professional with 30 years U.S. Navy Intelligence and Information Warfare experience. Adept at identifying, prospecting, and securing new opportunities, and building strategic relationships with customers and partners. Eric sets the company’s growth strategy and drives business development initiatives.
Paul Albano

Paul Albano

Vice President, Proposal Operations

Member

Paul has over 15 years of experience in proposal and project governance and business development. His reputation for excellence in management and efficiency makes him the ideal choice for overseeing proposal operations for AES.
Jack thadani

Jack thadani

Vice President, Accounting & Finance

Jack brings over 25 years of global experience in CFO and Controller functions. His particular expertise lies in federal government accounting and procedures. He is well-versed in GAAP, IFRS, CAS, FAR, and DCAA guidelines. 

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Email: contact@ardenteaglesolutions.com

Our normal office hours are 08:00 – 17:00 Eastern on weekdays. Give us a call or drop by anytime.

We answer all inquiries as soon as possible.

Ardent Eagle Solutions provides technical services to the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and other Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies.

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