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Leadership Team

Concentric has an experienced, in-house team of security and intelligence professionals who work with the best international security resources to provide unrivaled global coverage. Our diverse history of leadership in national security, law enforcement, military special operations, academia, Fortune 500 corporations, and global non-profits allows us to collaborate and solve complex challenges with innovative solutions.

Roderick Jones

Roderick Jones

Executive Chairman
Roderick Jones

Roderick Jones

Executive Chairman

Roderick began his career with Scotland Yard's Special Branch focused on international terrorism and the close protection of a prominent British cabinet member. Following his move to San Francisco, Roderick founded Concentric and served as CEO for seven years. His work during this period included the design and delivery of comprehensive security programs for a number of high-growth Silicon Valley companies.

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Mike LeFever

Chief Executive Officer
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Mike LeFever

Chief Executive Officer

Vice Admiral (Ret.) Mike LeFever, USN, has over 45 years of public and private sector leadership in high risk, complex security environments.  Mike’s success at the intersection of risk, leadership, and technology stems from his experience and expertise in leading disaster relief and humanitarian efforts, the full spectrum of warfare operations, and counterterrorism and counterinsurgency operations. Renowned for building high performance teams, his leadership was directly responsible for numerous significant achievements that protected and enhanced the national security of the United States and private sector growth and profitability.

Jeff Baker

Jeff Baker

President
Jeff Baker

Jeff Baker

President

Jeff became President of Concentric in 2021 after serving as EVP since 2017 after leading the Security Operations department since 2010. During his time with Concentric, Jeff has managed a multitude of highly complex and sensitive operations domestically and internationally. Prior to joining Concentric, Jeff served for 16 years in the United States Government.

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Laura Hoffner

Chief of Staff
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Laura Hoffner

Chief of Staff

Laura is the Concentric staff integrator to support senior level decision making requirements as well as manages special projects on behalf of our Executive Chairman and CEO. In doing so, Laura utilizes her unique range of tactical and strategic experience from 12 years as a Naval Intelligence Officer supporting elite special operations in combat zones and diplomatic opportunities around the world.

Jerame Ostrom

Jerame Ostrom

Chief Growth Officer
Jerame Ostrom

Jerame Ostrom

Chief Growth Officer

Jerame began leading Concentric's Futures Team in 2021 after serving as VP of Current Operations overseeing Client Services division, overseeing the Intelligence, Security Operations, Investigations, and Embedded Services teams. He has over 20 years of experience delivering strategic security solutions to government, non-profit, and corporate stakeholders.

Casey Allen

Casey Allen

Chief Information Officer
Casey Allen

Casey Allen

Chief Information Officer

Casey leads the Information Technology team at Concentric with an emphasis on cybersecurity and digital privacy. His experience has spanned the public, private, and non-profit sectors including military service in the U.S. Marine Corps and a variety of startup, SMB, and Fortune 500 companies. He has implemented and maintained information systems on five continents including multiple deployments to combat theaters in the Middle East. 

Jim Morgan

Jim Morgan

Director of Security Operations
Jim Morgan

Jim Morgan

Director of Security Operations

Jim leads the Protective Operations team at Concentric. He brings more than two decades of experience in developing comprehensive security programs and risk mitigation strategies for high-profile individuals, organizations, and large scale domestic and international events. 

His experience includes operating in high risk environments spanning six continents. Prior to joining Concentric, Jim served more than twenty-four years in the United States Secret Service.

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Monica Palmer

Director of Marketing and Strategic Growth
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Monica Palmer

Director of Marketing and Strategic Growth

Monica manages the marketing, brand strategy, event planning, and business development strategy  for Concentric. Utilizing her 10+ years of experience in the hospitality and financial services fields, she brings project management, big-picture thinking, creativity, and a healthy obsession for analytics to the excitement of the security and intelligence field.

Joe Andrews

Joe Andrews

Director of Investigations
Joe Andrews

Joe Andrews

Director of Investigations

Joe leads the Investigations team at Concentric. He brings more than two decades of experience in geopolitical risk, intelligence, and strategic advisory in government, private institutions, and international organizations. In past work, Joe has advised C-suite executives and heads of state, and his overseas assignments and client engagements have spanned the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Europe, and Asia - many in hostile environments or frontier markets.

Rith Kenmai

Rith Kenmai

Director of Embedded Services
Rith Kenmai

Rith Kenmai

Director of Embedded Services

Rith leads the embedded programs team for Concentric and brings over 15 years of operations and program management experience. He specializes in providing curated and scalable employee solutions for our client’s diverse needs. Rith draws from his unique background supporting business development, corporate expansion, critical threat & vulnerability intelligence, and maritime expeditionary security operations. 

Christian Moore

Christian Moore

Director of Special Projects
Christian Moore

Christian Moore

Director of Special Projects

Christian leads some of Concentric’s more unusual work – like rainforest protection in Central America, vaccinator access in Somalia, and intel operations in other complex environments. One of Christian’s current special projects is implementing Concentric’s “Green Security” initiative, which aims to reduce the environmental impact of our business operations and the security services we provide.

Lindsay Mayer

Lindsay Mayer

Director of Human Resources
Lindsay Mayer

Lindsay Mayer

Director of Human Resources

Leading through our company mission and focus on culture, Lindsay is responsible for our Human Resources team. By way of our guiding principles: Integrity, Collaboration, Relationships, Excellence, Creativity, and Results, our HR team supports recruiting, compliance and the Concentric employee experience. Lindsay is here to support the needs of our employees.

Let's Chat

Feel free to reach out anytime.

We are available to jump on the phone to chat or dive into a Microsoft Teams screen share session. Please reach out if you have questions.

Phone: 866.828.5855
Email: info@concentric.io