About

Overview

Dobbs Defense Solutions, LLC, mostly known as D2S, is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). D2S is registered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Veterans Enterprise Center. The company is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, among other federal contractors supporting a myriad of information technology and cybersecurity programs.

D2S contract classifications include:

  • DUNS Number: 116989365
  • CAGE Code: 89FW9
  • GSA: Multiple Award Schedule – SIN: 54151S
  • GSA Schedule Contract Number: 47QTCA20D00EP

Background

Dobbs Defense Solutions, LLC is an 8(a) certified Minority Owned Business, Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small business (EDWOSB), Women Owned Small Business (WOSB), and SDVOSB.

Our executives and employees have more than 35 years of proven experience in information technology (IT), cybersecurity, business intelligence (BI), and project/program management (PM). D2S focuses on delivering IT, BI, cybersecurity, and PM capabilities by employing professional services with exceptional results.

Values

We work with government and commercial customers to develop enterprise IT, cyber, and analytics solutions. We are committed to supporting our customers’ missions. Our focus is to invest in an experienced workforce that delivers premier solutions to meet customers’ business and technical requirements.

Mission & Vision

Mission

To deliver mission-centric IT, Cyber, and data analytics solutions for our government and commercial clients through the convergence of automation, innovation, training, and education.   

Vision

To deliver a high-quality IT, cybersecurity, and data analytics solutions through proven and innovative methods.

Mission, Values & Vision

Mission
Deliver mission-centric IT, cybersecurity, and analytics solutions for our government and commercial clients through the convergence of automation, innovation, and training.
Values
We work with government and commercial customers to develop enterprise IT, cyber, and analytics solutions. We are committed to supporting our customers’ missions. Our focus is to invest in an experienced workforce that delivers premier solutions to meet customers’ business and technical requirements.
Vision
Provide high-quality IT, cybersecurity, and analytics solutions through proven innovative, business, and technical practices.

Leadership

Erica Dobbs

PRESIDENT & CEO

Erica Dobbs

PRESIDENT & CEO

As founder and Chief Executive Officer of Dobbs Defense Solutions, LLC, Ms. Erica Dobbs oversees wide-ranging aspects of the company’s daily business operations. Erica is a military veteran with over 35 years of leadership, management, and business experience. As a senior executive, she provides leadership and strategic direction for her company. She is responsible for D2S’s domestic and global business operations. Her senior management role spans leadership, policy, and portfolio management for D2S’s business, revenue growth, processes, and client delivery. Her long-term vision is to bridge the gap between the company’s traditional and state-of-the-art technologies, the government and commercial sectors. Dobbs’ offerings comprise—cybersecurity services, IT consulting & management, and technology training for dynamic operational environments. Erica received an MBA and a Master of Science Degree in Cybersecurity from the University of Maryland Global Campus.

Brett Hayden

Vice President

Brett Hayden

Vice President

Brett Hayden has more than 17 years of experience in strategic account management, operations strategy, consulting, training, and system implementation. Brett has served in government contracting, national security, higher education, and healthcare industries. He has managed teams supporting the integration and implementation of critical systems to enhance business operations. His focus spans growth strategies, partner engagement, and important account success initiatives to ensure client goals and objectives are met.

Brett is a decorated U.S. Naval Air veteran with over 20 years of experience. He held several management positions in Maritime Patrol Squadron departments—such roles include operations, training, safety NATOPS, and Certification Instructor, focusing on Mission Readiness. As a University Professor, he has taught courses in business and marketing.

Brett holds a Master’s Degree in Management from Cambridge College. He also received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Design from the University of Maryland.

Lena Stewart

EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATOR

Lena Stewart is the Executive Administrator of Dobbs Defense Solutions, LLC. She has been an integral member of Dobbs Defense Senior Executive Leadership Team since joining in 2019. Lena provides oversight of the day-to-day administration and operations of Dobbs Defense Solutions office functions.

Lena brings to the Dobbs team over 17 years of experience in the corporate, state and local market sectors. Prior to joining Dobbs Defense Solutions, Lena resided in Jacksonville, FL where she was employed for nine years in financial services and federal student aid at Florida State College at Jacksonville. She spent six years providing administrative and financial management support in the public school system in Norfolk, VA, and two years in the destination management industry, and investments and insurance management in Newport, RI.

Lena currently holds various degrees, and certificates in Business and Accounting Technology from Florida State College at Jacksonville, and also project management from Syracuse University, NY.

Ms. LaToya C. Staten is currently the Human Resource Administrator for Dobbs Defense Solutions. In this role LaToya Staten leads our employee recruitment and retention programs, leadership development and industry engagement initiatives.

Prior to joining Dobbs, LaToya was Chief Strategy Officer of Connected2Tech LLC, a boutique technology workforce consulting firm. Her various engagements focused on developing and leading innovative cyber workforce training programs including apprenticeship readiness for opportunity youth and underrepresented populations.

Ms. Staten has led several initiatives focused on advancing public-private workforce and economic development opportunities in key industries such as cybersecurity, the “internet of things”, and innovation.

LaToya holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Michigan State University. She is a Certified Agile Scrum Master and has received additional certificates in Technology Entrepreneurship, Cybersecurity for Leaders, Small Business Consulting, and I.T. Service Management.

LaToya Staten

Human Resource Administrator

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Certifications

Vendor Info

  • Certified:
    8(a), DBE, EDWOSB, MBE, SBE, SBR, SDVOSB, WOSB
  • DUNS Number: 116989365
  • CAGE Code: 89FW9
  • GSA: IT70
  • GSA Multiple Award Schedule Contract Number: 47QTCA20D00EP
  • Business Attributes:
    PMP, CEH, CASP, ISSM, Security+ CE, CSP, ITIL Professionals
  • Cleared Facility

Partners

AFFILIATIONS