Our Leaders

Our Management Team

Sentrillion’s management team is committed to applying the highest standards of quality and excellence to every project the company undertakes. Through visionary leadership, dedication to superior customer service, deep knowledge of industry best practices, and experience in both government agencies and commercial companies, our leadership team is a guiding force that has been instrumental in the company’s success.

In the loving memory of Richard (Rick) Kay, we will honor your legacy by bringing great passion and entrepreneurial spirit to our teams. You have inspried our leadership forever.

Brannon Donlon

  • President

Brannon joined Sentrillion in 2016 as a Vice President. Prior to Sentrillion, he served as Deputy Director with the Department of Homeland Security’s US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Before his tenure in the federal government, he served in several executive leadership positions including, president, vice president of sales and marketing, and regional vice president of commercial companies ranging from small business to Fortune 500. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions and has led several multi-million dollar deals. Brannon also serves on the Executive Board of Directors for the Border Patrol Foundation.

Brannon’s focus is on maintaining and developing strategic business relationships and ensuring our delivery of world-class services and solutions to our customers. He oversees our Program Management, Business Development, Engineering, and Operations Divisions.

Katie Powers

  • President

Over the past seventeen (17) years, Sentrillion has been Katie’s work home. Starting with the company in 2003, Katie has risen through the ranks of its finance department and served most recently as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Through her years at Sentrillion, she played a significant role in its merger and acquisition activity, ensuring all stakeholders worked hand-in-hand to achieve common goals. Katie has been a valuable member of the Sentrillion management team for nearly a decade, becoming a trusted partner and adviser to its ownership group.

Katie’s focus is on streamlining internal business operations and ensuring that Finance, Human Resources, and the Administration divisions provide a holistic value to our internal and external clients with exceptional customer service.

Bryan Ackerman

  • Chief Administrative Officer

Bryan is the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and General Counsel of Sentrillion. He has nearly 15 years of corporate legal experience, specializing in government contract law, commercial agreements, corporate transactions, and corporate governance. In addition to his responsibilities as Sentrillion’s in-house legal counsel, Bryan stresses excellence in the organization through a focus on compliance and quality.

Bryan also supervises the company’s contracts administration, compliance, government relations, network administration, and quality management departments. He received his Bachelor’s degree in political science and history from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law.

David Newton, PMP

  • Vice President - Operations

Dave is the Program Management Office lead of Sentrillion. He has been successfully managed government programs for over 25 years specifically in the areas of Information Technology and Electronic Security Systems. With more than 14 years at Sentrillion, he currently manages the Program Management Office (PMO) by providing leadership and oversight for all Sentrillion contracts.

Dave holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) from The Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Science in Information Systems Management (MSISM) from the George Washington University. Dave is a certified PMP and a long-time member of the PMI and IEEE.

Brian Conroy

  • Vice President- Integrated Logistics Support

Brian leads Sentrillion’s deployment, implementation, and maintenance support services. He has over 35 years of experience as a senior technology leader in Cyber Security Technology/Analytics/Policy, Life Cycle Systems Engineering, Enterprise Information Technology (IT) Operations, and Engineering Program/Project Management. His career has included the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) where he served as the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enterprise Operations Director and the Deputy Executive Director within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Brian holds undergraduate Engineering Degrees in Civil and Electrical Engineering, a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management, and a Master’s in Cyber Security. He is certified as a DoD Chief Information Officer and DoD Chief Information Security Officer, DoD/DHS Program Manager Level 3, DoD/DHS Contracting Officer Level 3, ITIL, Lean Six Sigma and CMMI.  He is also a DHS First Responder, and DHS Surge Capacity Force Member (Tier 3). He is on the Board of Directors of the non-profit organization, Border Commerce and Security Council (BCSC).