U.S. Air Force vet Jacob Utley to lead company’s IT, IS initiatives
GoldenWolf is pleased to announce that Jacob Utley has joined the company to serve as chief technology officer.
In his role, Utley will lead the company’s information technology, information systems and software development initiatives. His focus will be on growth and optimization – both internally and externally.In his role, Utley will lead the company’s information technology, information systems and software development initiatives. His focus will be on growth and optimization – both internally and externally.
“We are extremely lucky to have found Jake,” says Ryan Bredahl, the company’s chief executive officer. “He brings a breadth of knowledge and unique perspective. We will look to Jake to hone our strategy and vision for a team that is already excelling.”
Adds President Sabrina Wolfersberger: “Jake will be a tremendous asset to us as we continue to build and grow GoldenWolf. Working in the federal space is a unique skillset unto itself. His ‘in-the-trenches’ experience will serve our company – and our clients – well.”
Utley, an 11-year veteran of the United States Air Force, brings 15 years of experience in information technology and security, software development and project management to the team. He has an extensive background in applying forward-leaning technologies to solve complex business obstacles in organizations, such as the Air Force Research Laboratory, Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense, and Next Generation Strike Systems.
He received a bachelor’s degree in information systems security with a concentration in digital forensics from American Military University and a master’s degree in cybersecurity from the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT).
Additionally, he holds numerous industry certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
“I’m excited to join an already accomplished team at GoldenWolf,” says Utley. “I believe in the company’s best-in-class service to federal agencies and look forward to integrating next-generation technologies when and where our clients need it most.”