Our People

Paladin is comprised of individuals with a proven track record of financial expertise, national security experience, and specialized technical competence.

Management

Michael Steed

Founder and Managing Partner

Mark Maloney

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Paul Conley, PhD

Managing Director

Christopher Steed

Managing Director

Dan Mudd

CEO of Paladin Global

Global Security Experts

Sir David Omand*

Global Security Expert and Strategic Advisor

Richard A. Clarke*

Global Security Expert and Strategic Advisor

Chris Inglis

Global Security Expert and Managing Director

Jeremy B. Bash*

Global Security Expert and Strategic Advisor

H. Lee Buchanan*

Global Security Expert and Strategic Advisor (Senior Member)

Alf Andreassen, PhD

Global Security Expert and Managing Director

Investment Professionals

Alex O’Cinneide

Managing Director

Paul Conley, PhD

Managing Director

Christopher Steed

Managing Director

Philip Eliot

Managing Director

Mourad Yesayan

Principal

Gibb Witham

Vice President

Tom Clute

Associate

Venture Partners

William Reinisch*

Venture Partner

Matt Bigge*

Venture Partner

Brenda Chia*

Venture Partner

Peter Cheung*

Venture Partner

Strategic Advisory Group

Richard C. Schaeffer, Jr.*

Strategic Advisory Group, Chairman

Sally Tennant*

Strategic Advisory Group, Vice Chair (Europe)

Sir David Omand*

Global Security Expert and Strategic Advisor

Richard A. Clarke*

Global Security Expert and Strategic Advisor

R. James Woolsey*

Strategic Advisor

Mary Aiken, PhD*

Strategic Advisor

Elizabeth Hackenson*

Strategic Advisor

Jeremy B. Bash*

Global Security Expert and Strategic Advisor

H. Lee Buchanan*

Global Security Expert and Strategic Advisor

Clark Ervin*

Strategic Advisor

Operations

Mark Maloney

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Alan Barton*

Senior Advisor

Patrice Rainier

Vice President of Operations & Investor Relations

Frank Hodas

Vice President of Finance

 

 

*These individuals are paid consultants and not full time employees.

Why Paladin?

150+ Transactions

To date, Paladin’s team has completed more than 150 transactions.

100+ Years of Experience

Paladin is comprised of experienced professionals with more than 100 years of combined expertise.

20 Strategic Advisors

Paladin draws upon the advice of 20 individuals with experience in government, security, intelligence, and commercial markets to support its investment process and add value to its portfolio companies.