|By Business Wire||
|August 6, 2013 11:25 AM EDT||
Strategic Enterprise Solutions, Inc. (SE Solutions) announced today the addition of former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Senior Executive, James M. Chaparro, to the company’s management team. As Executive Vice President of Strategy, Mr. Chaparro will be assisting the company with its strategic direction and focus on supporting a wide range of homeland security missions.
“The addition of Mr. Chaparro to the SE Solutions team signifies a deepening commitment to our mission statement: helping the government improve our nation’s homeland security, cybersecurity, and public safety,” says CEO John Rothenberger. “Jim will provide a valuable perspective that will strengthen our capabilities and ensure that our solutions are mission-oriented and align with our customers’ priorities.”
Mr. Chaparro joins the company after retiring from a successful, 26-year federal career. Most recently, he served as the Assistant Director for Intelligence at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Prior to that, Mr. Chaparro held the position of Deputy Undersecretary for Operations in the DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis, where he managed a variety of DHS programs in information security, information sharing, collections, counterintelligence, intelligence policy, training and professional development, as well as numerous other programs. Mr. Chaparro also has extensive leadership experience in federal law enforcement. He has served as: HSI Special Agent in Charge in Denver, CO, where he oversaw 17 offices in four states; the Director of the interagency Human Smuggling and Trafficking Center; and the Executive Associate Director for ICE’s Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations, where he managed a $2.7 billion budget and 5,700 employees spanning all 50 states and several US territories.
“I am very excited to join SE Solutions,” says Mr. Chaparro. “The company’s deep expertise in the homeland security missions serves our customers and our nation well, and I’m looking forward to contributing to their efforts.”
Over the course of his federal career, Mr. Chaparro received many awards including an Exceptional Performance Award from the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, a special commendation award from the Director of the National Security Agency, a special commendation from the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Agency, a Commendation for Invaluable Expertise and Assistance from the U.S. Attorney General, two Special Commendations for National Emergency Management from the Secretary of Homeland Security and the INS Commissioner’s Award for Excellence in Interagency Law Enforcement.
About SE Solutions
Strategic Enterprise Solutions, Inc. (SE Solutions) is a proven, results-oriented management and information technology services firm committed to supporting federal agencies that protect our nation’s homeland security, public safety, and cybersecurity. SE Solutions specializes in developing and providing innovative technology solutions, tailored management consulting services, and end-to-end cybersecurity capabilities, to ensure optimal mission performance. Headquartered in Reston, VA, the company is a small business with more than 90% of its personnel cleared at the Top Secret level. For additional information on SE Solutions, visit http://www.sesolutions.com/.