Lloyd M. Mustin II
Chief Executive Officer
Lloyd, XLA’s Chief Executive Officer, is a 4th generation Naval officer who founded XL Associates in 1989. As the CEO of XL Associates, he led the company’s expansion and growth in the Federal space leading to industry awards and recognition, such as the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Emerging Growth Company Award.
Lloyd has continued to offer his services to our armed forces. He served as keynote speaker for Senator Warner at the Senate Armed Services Committee Symposium on the viability of the DoD Pilot Mentor-Protege Program. Lloyd participates with DoD and FEMA on National Level Homeland Security Exercises pertaining to Continuity of Operations and Crisis Management.
Lloyd has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Richmond and a Master of Science from John Hopkins University.
William J. Weber
President and Chief Operating Officer
Bill, XLA’s President and Chief Operating Officer, has more than 25 years of experience building and leading professional services organizations, addressing the changing needs of customers in both the private and public sectors. He has built disciplined teams that have focused on the successful delivery of design and engineering, information technology, cyber-security, contracts and acquisition support, and structured program management solutions.
Prior to joining XLA, he served as President and COO of Kaseman, LLC, a Government services firm, and as Senior Vice President of Services at GTSI Corporation, a leading IT reseller to the Government, where he oversaw the creation and development of a professional services business that eventually accounted for a quarter of the company’s revenue and one third of its profit. He has held senior executive positions with McData, CNT Corporation, Inrange Technologies, International Network Services, and AT&T, all focused around services creation and growth.
Bill has a Bachelor of Science from Washington University and is a graduate of The Executive Program at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. He has served in the U.S. Army.
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.
Joseph B. Dawson, PMP
Executive Vice President, Business Development
Joe is responsible for the company’s business development and capture management efforts. He is a senior executive leader with more than 25 years of experience in building and leading sales, marketing and operations of IT and Professional Services companies. He has experience integrating and leading sales organizations, business units, and partners to ensure a unified commitment to the delivery of customer success.
Prior to joining XLA, Joe led the Professional Services, Business Development, and Proposal & Capture Management organizations at GTSI Corporation, a leading IT reseller to the Federal Government. Prior to GTSI, he served as the Executive Vice President of Business Development for Robbins-Gioia, a management consultancy providing program and performance management services to the Federal Government. He began his career as an infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Joe is a Project Management Institute-certified Project Management Professional, holds a Bachelor of Arts from Boston College and is a graduate of The Executive Program at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
Deborah Marino Cegielski
Vice President, Human Capital
Deborah is responsible for XLA’s Human Capital activities and has more than 15 years of Human Resources experience. She has developed entire human resource programs for start-up organizations, adding discipline and rigor to growing organizations.
Deborah comes to XLA from L3 Communications’ MPRI division, a government services organization that supports several large contracts that augment training and development of law enforcement personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan, where she was the Director of Human Resources. Deborah has held several senior-level positions, including Vice President of Human Resources and Facilities at AMTEK, Inc. and the Director of Human Resources for VF Corporation.
She has a Bachelor of Arts from Excelsior College, a Master in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma, and a Master of Business Administration from Northeastern University.