Our executives and personnel 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, cyber, and PM capabilities by employing professional services with exceptional results.
Dobbs Defense Solutions, LLC (D2S) is an 8(a) certified Minority Owned Business, Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), Women Owned Small Business (WOSB), and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).
We work with government and commercial customers who want to realign their enterprise IT, cyber, and data analytics solutions. We are committed to supporting our customers’ missions by investing in an experienced workforce that delivers premier solutions to meet customers’ business needs.
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.
To deliver a high-quality IT, cybersecurity, and data analytics solutions through proven and innovative methods.
PRESIDENT & CEO
As founder and Chief Executive Officer of Dobbs Defense Solutions, LLC (D2S), Erica Dobbs oversees all daily aspects of the company’s business operations. Ms. Dobbs is a military veteran with over 35 years of leadership, management, and business experience.
As a senior executive for D2S, Erica provides leadership and strategic direction for her company. She is responsible for D2S’ domestic and global business operations. Her executive role spans leadership, policy, and portfolio management for D2S’ business, revenue growth, operations, and client delivery management.
Erica’s 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, and technology training for dynamic operational environments.
Erica received a Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Cybersecurity from the University of Maryland Global Campus.
Brett Hayden has more than 17 years of experience in Operations, Strategic Account Management, Consulting, Training and System Implementation. He has served in Government Contracting, National Security, Higher Education, and Healthcare industries and has managed teams in the integration and implementation of critical systems that enhance business operations. His focus is on growth strategies, partner engagement, and key account success initiatives that ensure client goals and objective are met.
Brett is a decorated US Naval Air veteran, who served over 20 years while holding management positions in various Maritime Patrol Squadron departments including: Operations, Training and Safety NATOPS as a Certification Instructor; with a combined focus on Mission Readiness. He has taught Business and Marketing as a University Professor.
Brett holds a Master’s Degree in Management from Cambridge College and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Design from the University of Maryland.
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.
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