Advisory Board

MENSEL DEAN

Mr. Dean has been in practice since 1967 and serves as a General Services Consultant at PBMares, LLP. He has extensive auditing and consulting experience in the governmental, utility, construction, trucking, health care, education, not-for-profit, and small business areas. He has served as a member of the local government specification team selected by the Auditor of Public Accounts of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Accounting and Auditing Committee of the American Trucking Association, and the Quality Control Committee of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Dean was also a member of the Committee to Study State and Local Taxation in the 21st Century, which was appointed by the Virginia House of Delegates.

He is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Virginia Government Finance Officers Association. Mr. Dean has been recognized each year annually since 2001, the inception of the designation by Virginia Business magazine, as a "Super CPA," a recognition bestowed on only a few select number of practitioners in the Commonwealth of Virginia. He has been recognized for both his audit expertise and for his work in the Small Business Consulting practice category.

Mr. Dean currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Bridgewater College and on the Board of Directors of Sentara RMH Medical Center. He previously served on the Board of Directors of Rockingham Memorial Hospital (now Sentara RMH Medical Center), Bridgewater Retirement Community and the Chamber of Commerce. He served as the Chamber’s President in 1989 and was named their “Business Person of the Year” in 1999.

Mr. Dean is a graduate of Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, Virginia where he earned a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. He is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Virginia. 


WILLIAM E. DEPUY, JR.

Mr. DePuy is President of The SeaMarsh Group, Inc. (SMGi), a management consulting and training solutions company established in December 2009.  SMGi has its corporate office in Amelia Island, FL and a business office in Alexandria, VA.  Mr. DePuy has provided strategic and management consulting services to Definitive Logic Corporation, Arlington, VA; L&Q International, Alexandria, VA; and WGS Systems, LLC, Frederick, MD.  Mr. DePuy serves on the Board of Directors of Special Applications Group, LLC, Tampa, FL, and as a member of the President’s Board of Advisors for TSSi, Harrisonburg, VA. SMGi operated a commercial business training facility in Miami, FL from 2010-2014, serving long-term commercial clients. 

Mr. DePuy was previously the President & Chief Executive Officer of CALIBRE Systems, Inc. (CALIBRE), retiring in February of 2010 after 21 years of service with the company.  At CALIBRE he was directly responsible for setting the strategic direction, managing the company’s overall performance, and leading the corporate culture.  At the time of his retirement, CALIBRE was a $132 million, 685-person, employee-owned (ESOP) management and technology services company serving customers in the defense, federal civil, state and local government, and commercial market sectors.  Mr. DePuy was the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of CALIBRE from 1989 thru 1991, President from 1991 thru 2009, and CEO from 2000 thru 2010.  He served as a member of the CALIBRE Board of Directors from its inception in 1989 to his retirement in 2010.  Prior to working at CALIBRE, Mr. DePuy worked for several small defense cost analysis firms in the Washington, DC area and briefly for the U.S. government.  

Mr. DePuy has a B.A. in History (with Distinction) from the College of Liberal Arts at Boston University.


YVES J. FONTAINE

Retired Major General Yves Fontaine has served 36 years in the United States Army as a logistics officer.  Throughout his career, MG (Ret) Fontaine lead the U.S. Army Sustainment Command in support of two contingencies operations and lead the LOGCAP and EAGLE programs; served as commanding General of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command leading the logistics efforts in Europe in coordination with our NATO allies; was the G4 (logistics) for the U.S. Army-Europe involved in the drawdown of US contracts in Kosovo; as well as the G4 for the 82nd Airborne Division and G4 and Chief of Staff for the U.S. Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, NC. 
 
His awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal; the Legion of Merit with two Oak Leaf Clusters; the Bronze Star Medal; the Defense Superior Service Medal; the Meritorious Service Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters; the Army Commendation Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster; the Combat Action Badge; and the Master Parachutist Badge. 
 
Major General (Ret.) Fontaine holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from LaSalle University, a master degree in Business Administration from Webster University and a master degree in Advanced Military Studies from the Army’s Command and General Staff College (school of advanced military studies).  Major General (Ret.) Fontaine is a graduate of the Army War College.
 
Major General (Ret.) Fontaine is fluent in French.  He and his wife, Kathy, have 4 daughters and 5 grandchildren.  His expertise lies in strategic planning, business, leadership, and logistics. Fontaine Consulting, LLC  provides  strategic planning and logistics expertise  to corporations seeking expansion.


ANTHONY MUSCO

Anthony (Tony) Musco, currently the president of ADM Associates, has had a long and esteemed career in both the military and corporate arenas.  Tony retired from the United States Navy in 1972 after 30 years of service, after which he held positions as Vice President of Quest Research Corporation, President of AMW Corporation, President of Gemini Associates and President of Trilog Corporation.  Mr. Musco is also a member of the VFW and American Legion.   

Mr. Musco has a bachelor's degree from Jones Business College in Jacksonville, FL. 


RICHARD POTTER

Dick Potter spent thirty five years in the United States Army after being drafted by his friends and neighbors of Draft Board 103, Detroit, Michigan.  After a brief time of enlisted service-attaining the rank of corporal, he applied and graduated from Infantry OCS in 1961. Upon military retirement in December 1994, he has worked primarily in small cap venture placement as a mechanic for NYC investors and retired from civy street in February of 2012.

During America’s Indochina experience, Mr. Potter served as an A-Team Leader 5th Special Forces Group as Senior Advisor to the 35th Ranger Battalion (Vietnamese), and as a Battalion XO 2/12 Infantry-25th Infantry Division.  Potter served in Vietnam in 1965 and 1966 and in 1968 and 1969.

Conventional Units of Assignment: 2nd Armored Division, 3rd Armored Division, 25th Infantry Division and 82nd Airborne Division to include two years as Exchange Company Commander, 2 Para Battalion, British Parachute Regiment.

Senior Special Operations Assignments: DCO 1st SFOD-Delta, Commanding Officer 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne); Deputy Commandant JFK Special Warfare Center and School;, Commanding General
Special Operations Command Europe; Commanding General United States Army Special Operations Integration Command and Deputy Commanding General United States Army Special Operations Command..

Senior Operational Assignments: CG JSOTF Prove Force (Desert Shield-Desert Storm- Iraq), CG JSOTF Alpha (Operation Provide Comfort- Northern Iraq); CG JSOTF Wealthy Ghost (Zaire); CG JSOTF Silver Anvil (Sierra Leone), CG JSOTF Raleigh/Black (Haiti).

Mr. Potter holds the CIB, Army DSM, SS/OLC, BSMwV/OLC, LM/OLC, PH/OLC, Master Parachute Wings, Ranger Tab, and Special Forces Tab among his awards and decorations.  He has a B.S. in marketing from Wayne State University, a B.A. in history from American University, and a masters in history from Shippensburg University.  In addition, Mr. Potter is a graduate of the Army Command and General Staff College and the Army War College. 


WILLIAM G. SHAVER

Mr. Shaver retired as the Corporate Vice President of SNC-Integrated Mission Systems (IMS) in Hagerstown on 1 January 2011.  Prior to joining SNC in July of 2003 Mr. Shaver was the President and General Manager of California Microwave Systems Division from 1992 – 2003.  He established an aircraft modification and systems integration business, also in Hagerstown, that was later purchased by Northrop Grumman in Spring of 1999.  Mr. Shaver led programs for the Army, Coast Guard, Air Force, and International customers all focused on Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance.  Mr. Shaver also served in the U.S Army for 26 years achieving the rank of full Colonel.  While on active duty Mr. Shaver was in the Nation’s Satellite program for three years in the mid 70’s.  He also served as a Fixed Wing and Rotary Wing pilot commanding units populated with those assets.
 
Mr. Shaver holds a bachelor of science from East Tennessee State University and a masters in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma.  He also pursued Executive Development studies with the Aspen Institute of the University of Maryland and graduated from the Air Command and Staff College and the Army War College.


WILLIAM DERINGER

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Retired Chief Warrant Officer Three William Deringer served in the U.S. Army for twenty-one years and was the US Army Corps of Engineers key accountable officer and logistics officer for the DoD prime and industrial power generation and distribution equipment.  In March 2001 CW3 (Ret) Deringer became the 249th Prime Power Bn Property Book Officer and Forces Integration Officer.

His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit; the Meritorious Service medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters; the Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with six Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Good Conduct Medal; the National Defense Service Medal; the Korea Defense Service Medal; the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; the Combat Action Badge; The expert Infantry Badge; The Air Assault Badge; (Engineer Regimental) Bronze DeFleury Medal; and the US Army Chief of Staff Supply Excellence Award in 1994.

Chief Warrant Officers Three Deringer attended the Norwich University, US Army ROTC program in 1994 to become a Battalion S4 and Property Book NCO.  This job entailed supporting three major universities, including Dartmouth and the University of Vermont composed of more than 1500 cadets.  During this time CW3 (Ret) Deringer completed his Bachelor’s degree and all ROTC MS credits.  Upon completion, he was selected for the US Army Warrant Officer Candidate School.

CW3 Deringer retired in 2004 after three years of travel and deployment.   Upon retirement CW3 (Ret) Deringer supported his wife’s medical career and accepted the role of Vice President at a small Woman Owned Business.    In this role CW3 (Ret) Deringer used the knowledge he gained from his more than 20 years of service the in the U.S. Army to deploy more than 900,000 standard tools systems into the Government and Military.    He continues to work closely with customers to provide new systems and material solutions in support of the US military.