Lloyd M. Mustin II
Chief Executive Officer
Lloyd, XLA’s Chief Executive Officer, has 31 years of experience as a leader, creative problem solver, business executive and entrepreneur. He began his career as an Officer in the U.S. Navy aboard USS William V. Pratt (DDG-44), where he earned qualification as a Surface Warfare Officer. Upon leaving active military service, he founded XLA as it’s sole employee; pioneering the field of acquisition support services to industry and government. Over the next 22 years as its CEO, Lloyd grew XLA to more than 300 employees, expanding service offerings to domestic and international program management support in more than 40 countries.
In October 2011, Lloyd partnered with the Halifax Group to acquire a majority interest in XLA, where he remains as CEO. In April 2012, XLA and Halifax completed their first acquisition; effectively doubling the size of the company while diversifying its service offerings and client base. Today, under Lloyd’s leadership, XLA is a leading provider of program lifecycle management, financial management, engineering & technical solutions and international program support services for the federal government.
Lloyd retired from the US Navy Reserves as a Captain where he served as Commanding Officer for the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s Homeland Defense and America’s Security Affairs Directorate.
Lloyd sits on the boards of XLA and Keen, an organization focused on exercise for special needs kids. Lloyd graduated from the University of Richmond (B.S. Business), the Johns Hopkins University (M.S. Business) and the US Navy Post Graduate School Defense Resource Management Institute.
Chief Financial Officer
As XLA’s Chief Financial Officer, Doug is responsible for the company’s accounting, contracting and pricing functions. He has more than 20 years of experience in commercial banking, investment banking, and corporate finance both for financial services and private sector companies.
Previously, Doug served as Chief Financial Officer of Interactive Technology Solutions, a Government services company. In that position, he built and developed the accounting and contracting groups and led the execution of two separate private equity investments, two major debt recapitalizations, and four acquisitions; the company grew 700 percent during his tenure. Prior to that, Doug ran the Merger and Acquisitions program for a telecom infrastructure company and held commercial banking and investment roles with Wachovia Securities and its predecessor banks.
Doug has a Bachelor of Science from Wake Forest University and a Master of Business Administration from Duke University.