Mr. Stephen Rumbley is the President of SkyBridge Tactical, LLC. Mr. Rumbley started as a consultant with SkyBridge Tactical before becoming a Managing Partner in 2013. He retired from USSOCOM as a Special Forces Major after having 20+ years in Special Operations as an Officer and Enlisted Soldier. Mr. Rumbley’s last assignment at SOCOM was as an Acquisition Professional where he managed the weapons portfolio for both the theater and national Special Operation Forces.
Mr. Rumbley has vast experience overseas with multiple combat rotations throughout the Middle East and extensive humanitarian work in Africa and Central and South America; working directly with Host Nation Partners and Non-Governmental Organizations.
Mr. Rumbley’s military assignments include 5th Special Forces Group (SFG); 3rd SFG, 7th SFG, 1st Ranger Battalion and several Long Range Surveillance Detachments. He holds an MBA and MS in International Relations along with BS in Biology from University of Tampa.
Mr. Randall Bahlow is the Managing Partner/Co-Founder of SkyBridge Tactical, LLC. Mr. Bahlow also is the President and Founder of SkyBridge Resources – commercial recruiting/staffing organization. He has worked in the Defense and Commercial Industry for the past 25 years. Prior to SkyBridge, Mr. Bahlow had over 10 years working experience at Aerotek managing the Eastern United States with annual revenues in excess $750M.
Mr. Bahlow has vast experience in executive on-boarding and IT staffing and holds a BS in Political Science from Florida State University (FSU).
CARLOS M. PEREZ
Mr. Carlos M. Perez is the Director of Programs for SkyBridge Tactical, LLC. Mr. Perez retired from the U.S. Army as a Special Forces Lieutenant Colonel in January 2012, and became a Department of the Air Force Civilian (DAFC) GS-15 for USSOCOM’s Interagency Task Force (IATF).
Mr. Perez has over 25 years of Special Operations and combat arms experience leading interagency, international, DoD, Joint / Combined cross-functional teams in dynamic and uncertain environments solving complex problems. He is an expert in counterterrorist (CT) and counterinsurgency (COIN) operations in Latin America and the Middle East.
Mr. Perez’ other military assignments include CFSOCC-Afghanistan, CJSOTF-Afghanistan, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Joint Task Force – 4, and Joint Task Force – B. He holds an MS in Irregular Warfare from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida.
Director of Operations
Bob Guenther has 39 years of diverse military, business and executive leadership experience including successfully leading small, medium and large U.S. based company business units in every aspect of operations, training, business administration, finance, corporate restructuring, workforce development and business development.
Following his career in US Army Combat Arms, Joint Forces and Intelligence staff and leadership positions, he began working with one of the nation’s most specialized software and intelligence contractors supporting the Department of Defense and Intelligence Agencies. Through several mergers, acquisitions and restructuring, he led business development and business units, ultimately in one of the largest Defense contractors in the world.
Joining SkyBridge in 2013, he has been at the forefront of maturing our small business and driving compliant growth into the agile, focused and responsive organization we are now. As Director of Operations, he applies his experience and acumen to everything we do, charting the path to continued growth and exemplary service to our employees, our company and the nation.
Director of Business Development and Strategy
Mr. Halstead is the director of Strategy and Business Development at SkyBridge Tactical. He has a tremendous amount of time living in and traveling throughout Asia, Latin and South America, Africa, and Europe.
He brings 13 years of experience as a business executive in the government services sector. Prior to joining SkyBridge Tactical he co-founded and served as the COO for a company where he was responsible for devising and implementing the corporate strategic plan, which resulted in 2060% aggregate growth. He orchestrated all corporate functions across five primary business units, supervising each of the units Vice Presidents. Immediately after retiring from the military he worked for several large government service providers. He progressed up into positions of increased responsibility and fiscal duties, as a Program Manager in Special Activities Programs.
Mr. Halstead served in the U.S. Army Special Operations Command for twenty-one years. His first assignment was to the 2nd Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment. He spent the next fifteen years in U.S. Special Forces. First in Okinawa, Japan in 1st SFG(A), then in 3rd SFG(A). He commanded joint strike operations and developed and implemented successful COIN operations during multiple deployments to the Middle East.
In addition to strategy and business development, as an experienced and recognized Africa expert, he is also the Skybridge Tactical Program Manager for our largest contract award – AFRICAP III. His previous work in Africa includes projects which required coordinating, fusing, and focusing the efforts of the U.S. DoD, DoS, Other Governmental Agencies, NonGovernmental Organizations, and foreign Ministries of Interior, Defense, and Foreign Affairs.