Wick Townsend – President
Wick Townsend is the Founder and President of Ironclad. He has a 30 year career in both the public and private sectors. He has served in executive leadership roles in organizations ranging in size from startup to 400 employees, and in positions leading sales, marketing, capture and executive recruiting. He has significant experience with strategy development, governance, and finance. Previously, Wick served in the Navy after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy.

Shannon Townsend – Vice President
Shannon Townsend is the Vice President and Co-Founder of Ironclad. She has 20 years’ experience in the Federal sector, both as a civil servant for the U.S. Navy and in private industry. Shannon holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Carolina.

Tony Land – Executive Vice President
Tony Land is the Executive Vice President and responsible for the oversight and execution of Ironclad’s Information Technology and Cybersecurity services groups. He has 26 years of public service (U.S. Marine Corps active and reserve) and has enjoyed a 22-year career in the private sector. Prior to Ironclad, Tony served as Vice President of a mid-size IT services firm where he led the development and operations of the company’s largest professional services practice. Tony has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia and a Master’s Degree in Business from Webster University.

Ed Hering – Practice Manager
Ed Hering is Ironclad’s Financial and Business Practice Manager. As a former U.S. Navy Supply Corps Captain, Ed’s service spanned 27 years including 4 afloat tours. Throughout his career, Ed was the USFF BSO Comptroller, DFAS Norfolk Commanding Officer, FM Test Lead for the Navy ERP Supply/Inventory solution and has 40 years of experience in Supply Chain Management for Navy Operational Forces. Ed received his Bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and a Master’s degree in Procurement Management from American University.


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