CSMI was established recognizing the need for comprehensive technical service and support for COTS technologies acquired by the US Government and commercial customers. Based on the principle of responsive Customer Service with low overhead costs, the company founders focus on providing comprehensive turnkey technology fielding services to support our customers around the world.
CEO & Co-Founder
Randall has an extensive background in the planning, fielding and management of Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) and Antiterrorism Force Protection (ATFP) technologies deployed to difficult to support and challenging environments abroad. He is responsible for the management and oversight of all company operations. Randall has developed plans and policies for the forward integration of technologies designed to protect critical infrastructure in support of expeditionary and ongoing contingency operations for the U.S. Government, the United Nations, and Host Nation partners. Since the inception of CSMI in 2002, Randall has provided leadership to CSMI teams managing the deployment, integration, training and logistical sustainment of more than $1 Billion Dollars’ worth of C4ISR systems, equipment and services throughout Southwest Asia, Africa and Latin America. CSMI personnel have been on the ground in more than 35 countries providing operations support and advisory assistance.
Prior to founding CSMI, Randall held key management roles with L3 Communications Security and Detection Systems and with PerkinElmer Detection Systems managing security screening programs encompassing all facets of technology fielding and support to include; surveys & assessments, technology insertion/integration, commissioning, training development and integrated logistics support for a broad spectrum of technologies in seaports, airports, land border crossings and secure facilities in direct support of DoD/DHS and governments in Latin America and Asia. Previously, Randall was the Mexico Country Manager for American Science & Engineering, Inc. He provided direct operational and staff support to the Mexican Attorney General’s office in developing narcotics interdiction operations and managing the fielding, logistical sustainment and training of Mexican Police to manage and operate technical security operations at checkpoints and border crossings throughout the Mexican Republic. As Country Manager, Randall was responsible for the formation and management of a Mexican Joint Venture to support all company operations in the region.
Randall is a 20 year veteran of the US Army retiring in 1999. A major portion of his career was dedicated to the global employment of tactical and strategic communications technologies in support of U.S. and Partner Nations abroad. His military background consists of assignments in both conventional and Special Operations units including multiple Special Forces Groups where he served as a Foreign Military Advisor in Latin America and Asia, the U.S. Army Special Operations Command and the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center – Combat Developments where he managed the Research and Development of multiple Special Access Programs designed to solve critical deficiencies in the SOF community.
Randall holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the State of New York and a Master’s Degree in Security Administration from Webster University, Saint Louis MO. Randall is a graduate of the Defense Language Institute’s Foreign Language Center and has attended a wide spectrum of Special Forces career enhancement training and formalized courses. Randall is a life member of the Special Forces Association and is an Endowment Member of the National Rifle Association.
EVP/COO & Co-Founder
Michael has 30 years experience with several well known security technology, detection system, and scientific instrument manufacturers. His roles have included senior management, field service management, product/program management, engineering, and business development.
Prior to founding CSMI, Michael was a Vice President for several weapon and explosive detection system manufacturers including L3 Communications, Perkin Elmer Detection Systems, and Metorex Security Products. Michael also served as a Director of Sales for X-Ray Security Screening System manufacturer Vivid Technologies, and as a hardware design engineer for the Electro-Protective Corporation developing detection technologies, controls, and sensors. Michael was responsible for Product/Program Management while with the Princeton Gamma-Tech Corporation in Princeton, NJ, a manufacturer of Gamma-Ray spectrometers, spectrum analyzers, X-Ray flourescent, and X-Ray diffraction test and measurement instruments. Michael has served as an independent security technology consultant for the US Government, several Host Nation Governments, the United Nations, and US Defense Contractors. In addition, Michael has significant experience advising on security technologies for specific applications and deploying detection devices and systems throughout SWA, Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronic Engineering and has authored or co-authored several internationally recognized ASTM/ANSI/ISO standards on security technology products and testing procedures. Michael served in the US Marine Corps Infantry in the 1970’s.