Tyto Athene selects Chris Meilhammer as Chief Operating Officer
Herndon, VA – August 27, 2019 – Tyto Athene announced today that Chris Meilhammer will lead its daily operations. The newly formed company, previously known as the Government Solutions division of Black Box Network Solutions, was acquired earlier this week by Arlington Capital Partners, a Washington, DC-based private equity firm.
Chris Meilhammer joined the company upon retirement from the United States Marine Corps in 2012 after more than 20 years of honorable service as a telecommunications systems engineering officer. During his tenure with the company, he has held various roles, including Chief Architect, Vice President of Engineering, and Vice President of Sales and Engineering. Chris has more than 25 years of experience designing, acquiring, implementing, and sustaining complex communication systems.
As a Marine, Chris held various positions, including Director of Communications Information Systems, Telecommunications Systems Engineering Officer, and various telecommunications systems planning, engineering, and operations positions. During his last five years on active duty, he served as Program Manager for the Base Telecommunications Infrastructure Program, Marine Corps Systems Command, in Quantico, Virginia. In this role, he managed all Marine Corps’ telecommunications infrastructure globally; leading various teams of more than 2,000 personnel supporting more than $4B in assets worldwide.
As COO, Chris Meilhammer is responsible for Tyto Athene’s daily operations including sales, business development, capture, pricing, proposal development, operations, marketing, and engineering teams.
About Tyto Athene
Tyto Athene is a full service systems integrator focused on helping clients accelerate their ability to make decisions by providing ubiquitous and secure access to enterprise information throughout their operating environment. Tyto Athene uses a myriad of technologies, innovative thinking, and proven processes to deliver successful outcomes for its clients worldwide.