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Tony is the CEO of Defense Planning and Acquisition Services, LLC (DPAS). Tony is also the founder and CEO of JRC Integrated Systems, Inc. As CEO, he provides the strategic leadership for the company by working with the board of directors and the executive management team to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies. Tony leads the JRC executive management team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to achieve the growth objectives of the company.
Tony is a graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point and served in the US Army for 23 years. He has a Ph.D. in high-energy electromagnetic physics from The University of Texas at Austin. Tony has over thirty years’ experience in project management, systems acquisition, and advanced technology development with Department of Defense strategic and tactical C4I and missile systems. Tony founded JRC with the goal of becoming the most trusted provider of expertise to achieve our nation’s most challenging goals.



Tony R. is the President of Defense Planning and Acquisition Services, LLC (DPAS). Tony R. is also the President and COO of JRC Integrated Systems, Inc. He is responsible to the CEO for day-to-day leadership and management of JRC to implement its mission and core values. In addition to leading the company’s financial metrics, business goals, and objectives, he is responsible for establishing policies to support the company’s culture and vision. As COO, he works to ensure that the company has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency. Tony and his team are passionate about the success of his customers and his employees.
Tony was a Fellow at Charles Stark Draper Laboratory where he focused on statistical and reinforcement machine learning. Tony holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.

Steve Willhelm, MBA, PMP

Vice President

Steve is the Vice President of Defense Planning and Acquisition Services, LLC (DPAS). Steve is also the President of Five Stones Research (5SRC) Corporation and is responsible to the CEO for day-to-day leadership and management of 5SRC and represents the corporation to industry partners and customers. Steve and the headquarters team are focused on taking care of their employees and delivering innovative, creative solutions to their customers.

Prior to DPAS and 5SRC, Steve served 22 years in the U.S. Army in various tactical and Acquisition assignments including Assistant Product Manager (APM) at Terminal High Altitude Area Defense in the THAAD Fire Control/Communication and Radar Product Offices, Range Control Officer (RCO) at Reagan Test Site (RTS), Deputy Director for the Test Execution Directorate, GMD Joint Program Office and Product Manager for the ACAT 1-D Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System (JLENS).

Steve holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Jacksonville State University, a Master’s degree in Information Technology Management (ITM) from Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), and a Master’s degree in Military Art and Science from the Air War College (AWC). Steve is Level III DAWIA certified by DAU in Program Management.