Company Leadership

We formed this company and developed our products to provide joint warfighters “Decision Dominance” over malevolent actors around the globe to protect our Service Members, citizens, and communities from harm. Our tier one technologists, coupled with highly competent joint warfighters design systems to create synergy between the intelligence community and joint forces in the physical domain.

Every member of the team has over three decades of government agency or military experience and possesses an unparalleled understanding of the current and future defense, national and homeland security challenges we face in the Cyber Domain.

Everett Keith Couch
Chief Executive Officer

Keith has joined the team having recently served as the Chief Government Operations Officer of Experfy. He retired from United States Marine Corps in 2020, having served over 26 years on active duty. Keith is an accomplished Executive; having served as the Chief Executive of one the most diverse and distributed organizations in the US Marine Corps, with over $300 million in assets, 2200 Marines and 200 civilians, and distributed to over 130 locations around the globe.

Keith received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky, a MS in Management from Boston University, and is a graduate of the National Security Fellowship program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

Ron Minty
Chief Operating Officer

Ron Minty is a former infantry battalion commander with over 24 years experience leading combat formations. He is adept at the fusion of operations, intelligence, people, processes and technology to achieve superlative results. Ron has extensive experience in the Middle East and Indo-Pacific region. Ron builds highly effective teams to accomplish difficult missions and integrates customer requirements with innovative, creative solutions that exceed expectations.

Miguel Filpo
Vice President Military Affairs

Miguel Filpo is a retired army Sergeant Major with proven senior executive experience Within both conventional and SOF organizations with over 26 years experience. Skilled in Counterterrorism, Military Aviation, Weapons Handling, Combat, and Operational Planning. Vast experience leading cross functional teams in anticipating and directing required changes toward comprehensive organizational solutions.

Eden Levinson
Chief Technology Officer

Eden Levinson is the chief technology officer for Special Support Technologies. He is a recognized subject matter expert in all aspects of cyberwarfare and full spectrum intelligence operations. Eden brings years of hands-on experience in offensive and defensive cyberspace operations, information operations, kinetic and non-kinetic operations, all-source collection and analysis.

Brandon McCartney
Director of Technical Solutions

Brandon is a US Army veteran with over 20 years in the cyber, telecommunications, and information industry. Brandon's operational experience includes creating tailored technical solutions in both austere and urban environments. He brings his technical integration experience to leverage SST's platforms to successfully answer customers' requirements.

Sarah Teske
Strategic Director

Sarah is a retired US Marine with over 25 years of experience supporting military and government programs. She brings a wealth of expertise from both the government and commercial industry sectors. Sarah brings her passion of bridging leading edge capabilities with operational demands in order to better equip our warfighters. In this ever changing and challenging operational landscape, she is bringing SST’s leading edge platforms to support our clients in their mission to maintain OTH intelligence and operational dominance.

Board of Advisors

Lieutenant General (Ret) Ken Tovo
Advisory Board

LTG Ken Tovo culminated his 35-year military career in 2018, serving as the commander of the US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC). He was responsible for manning, training, equipping, and providing strategic direction to all the Army’s Special Operations forces (Green Berets, Rangers, Special Ops Aviation, Civil Affairs, and Psychological Operations), a combined organization of over 34,000 people.

Major General (Ret) Buck Elton
Advisory Board

MG Buck Elton brings extensive senior leader experience in the United States Special Operations Command and a wealth of knowledge following a distinguished career highlighted as the Commanding General of U.S. and NATO Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan, as well as the Deputy Commanding General of Joint Special Operations Command. Elton has commanded at the squadron, group and wing levels, and commanded joint forces in Iraq, Afghanistan and Haiti.

Mark Mitchell
Advisory Board

Mark Mitchell is a highly decorated U.S. Army combat veteran in the Special Operations community with extensive experience in the Middle East and South Asia. He brings 28 years of national level defense and counterterrorism policy experience to the Policy team. His last position was Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict where he provided civilian supervision over all special operations and low-intensity conflict activities across the globe.

Johnny Sawyer
Advisory Board

Johnny Sawyer is an incisive, highly adaptive, solutions-oriented defense intelligence and intelligence community (IC) leader with extensive senior executive experience and achievements in corporate leadership, analytic management, workforce transformation, and development of cutting-edge technical solutions. His last position was Chief of Staff at Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) where exercises an exceptionally wide and complex range of responsibilities to ensure DIA's excellence in supporting mission requirements while continually developing plans, process improvements, and strategies for future relevance.

Major General (Ret) Todd McCaffrey
Advisory Board

Todd McCaffrey is a retired US Army general officer with over a decade of worldwide senior executive leadership experience managing cross functional teams. Team builder and visionary executive with proven success leading, synchronizing, and training diverse teams from large geographically distributed organizations. Strong business acumen and skilled in policy development, strategic planning, and analysis across a range of government agencies. A proven leader with regional experience supporting security cooperation efforts in Southeast Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.