Thomas D. Lash
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mr. Lash is CEO of ESi/Meadowgate, a National Security company providing innovative mission solutions to the US Intelligence Community. Lash is a senior leader in technology and management supporting the Federal market for nearly 30 years, specializing in innovative Intelligence Systems.
He joined Amazon Web Services (AWS) in 2017 to create and lead the Federal Delivery Organization responsible for contract execution of AWS’ US Federal portfolio. He also led the US National Security account team of more than 125 cleared technology account professionals. Prior to AWS, he was a Senior Vice President at SAIC and later Leidos, a Fortune 500 large systems integrator, where he held several leadership positions including Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) for the Intelligence Systems and Defense Groups. Prior to CTO/CSO responsibilities, he led a series of progressively larger P&L portfolios focused predominantly on the US Intelligence Community.
Mr. Lash holds a patent in intelligent database update technology and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences on emerging technologies including Geospatial Intelligence, emerging business models, data analytics, and cloud computing. He has been a mentor in the Department of Defense mentor/protégé program, and an active participate in the YearUp urban empowerment program.
Tom earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia, an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from George Mason University, and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University. He is also an adjunct lecturer at Georgetown University, teaching graduate Cloud Security.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mr. Tambor has a career spanning 30 years in financial leadership and M&A within the federal government technology and services market. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer at Applied Insight, a leading technology company supporting the US intelligence community.
Mr. Tambor was Senior Director of Transaction Advisory Services and Director of Government Contract Consulting with RSM US, one of the country’s leading advisory firms serving the middle market. Before RSM he was Chief Financial Officer at CCE Inc., one of several CFO roles he has held across the federal sector during his career. Josh graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Guilford College.
CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
Mrs. Steinberg joined ESi in January 2016 as the Director of Cyber & Infrastructure Programs after more than a decade of leadership experience managing and supporting engineering teams across a variety of DoD Intelligence Community customers. She was promoted to her current position in December 2020, with responsibility for the execution of the company’s extensive portfolio of Federal business. Before joining ESi, Mrs. Steinberg was the Vice President of Operations at ASRC Federal, leading the Analytics, Modernization and Cyber Defense Business Unit within the Cyber and SIGINT Systems Sector where her responsibilities included personnel and portfolio management, capture, business development, product marketing/management and growth of current and new business initiatives. In her previous leadership positions at SAIC/Leidos and Seismic/Raytheon Applied Signal Technology, Mrs. Steinberg emphasized career and professional development, cultivating a working environment where employees were encouraged and empowered to be creative and take initiative in their projects.
Mrs. Steinberg graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice from the Pennsylvania State University. She also graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee with a Master’s of Science in Criminal Justice.
CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
Mr. Thompson graduated from Towson University in 2000 Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management and a minor in Economics. At Towson University he was a member of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Beta Gamma Sigma: the National Honor Society for Accredited Business Programs, and graduated from Towson University’s Honors College. He received his Master of Business Administration Degree from Loyola College in Baltimore in January 2004. In May of 2008 he received a Certificate of Financial Accounting from Anne Arundel Community College qualifying him to sit for the CPA Exam.
Mr. Thompson joined ESi in August 2002 as the Business Manager. He served as ESi’s Vice President of Corporate Services from 2020 to 2023. Thompson’s current role includes oversight for ESi and Meadowgate Security, HR, IT, Contracts, and Facilities teams. Prior to joining ESi, Mr. Thompson was a Financial Analyst at a major defense contractor. He has over twenty years of experience providing all aspects of contractual and financial management support to the DoD Intelligence Community.
VICE PRESIDENT OF PROGRAMS
Mr. Harless joined ESi as Director of Mission Systems in November of 2019. During his tenure with ESi, Mr. Harless has fostered collaborative relationships with employees, coworkers, and customers. As a skilled leader, he has contributed to the growth of his program portfolio while increasing ESi’s new business pipeline through the development of industry partnerships. Additionally, Mr. Harless has introduced new processes that streamline our business functions and ensure successful and timely execution across our program portfolios.
Mr. Harless’ distinguished career spans more than 20 years of DoD and Intelligence Community program management experience, including his service in the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Harless graduated from Drexel University Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computing and Security Technology. Additionally, he is certified as a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute.