Daniel L. Hodges
Board Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder
Prior to his tenure with the Company, Mr. Hodges founded and acted as Chairman for Transform-X, Inc., the former holder of our DragonWave-X and Lextrum subsidiaries. Mr. Hodges also served as founder and Chief Executive Officer of, Medusa Scientific LLC, a science and engineering research and development company. Mr. Hodges has an extraordinary business development mind-set, strong investigative research experience and deep experience within both the commercial sector and the U.S. Department of Defense and related areas. In addition to his commercial successes, Lieutenant Colonel Hodges served for 26 years as a military member, spending his last 18 years in service as a senior flight instructor with the Air National Guard and retired in September 2014. Mr. Hodges holds multiple U.S. Patents as inventor including a “Method and System for a Grass Roots Intelligence Program” along with numerous radar and communications and radar related technologies. As an author he wrote and published a volume titled “Future Span” covering current and future U.S. energy paradigms. As the founder and leader of multiple enterprises, he has built organizations from inception that included subsidiaries covering focus areas of Aerospace, Marine, Communications, and Scientific R&D.
President and Director
Prior to his full-time service with ComSovereign, Mr. Howell also held senior roles within Transform-X, Inc. and TM Technologies, Inc., including as CEO of Transform-X and President of TM Global, LLC. TM Global is a wireless technology company offering dramatic data throughput increases for existing wireless and wired networks, using Transpositional Modulation (TM). Prior to leading TM Global, Mr. Howell was a Co-Founder of the Willowdale Family of boutique advisory companies. Mr. Howell continues to serve as Willowdale’s Non-Executive Chairman. Outside of leading efforts on behalf of Willowdale’s clients, Mr. Howell is also an active leader with a number of national non-profits, particularly in the fields of children’s health and veterans’ affairs. Mr. Howell was an early member of the Business Advisory Committee for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s venture philanthropy activity (MVP). Mr. Howell also serves as one of the four Directors of The Rip Van Winkle Foundation, the New York-based Foundation funded largely with proceeds from the Estate of late New York Yankee Henry “Lou” Gehrig and his wife Eleanor. Previously, Mr. Howell served the U.S. government in a variety of uniformed and civilian capacities worldwide for the United States Army and Central Intelligence Agency. John is both Airborne and Ranger Qualified. Mr. Howell is a Fulbright Scholar and alumnus of Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina.
Brian T. Mihelich
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Mihelich brings significant senior management and financial telecom experience to the Company having most recently served as Vice President, Managed Services, and as Head of Operations of the Vodafone account at Ericsson. His experience in the telecom sector includes senior management responsibilities for numerous business relationships including AT&T, Sprint, Vodafone, Napster, Google and Facebook. Brian has managed operations for organizations with sales of $750 million and up to 600 direct and indirect employee reports. Mr. Mihelich served with distinction in the U.S. Air Force and has also worked for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Mihelich earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Northern Michigan University and an MBA from the University of Texas.
Dr. Dustin McIntire
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. McIntire is an electrical design engineer with more than 20 years of experience designing hardware and software for embedded and consumer electronics, wireless communications systems, and the Internet of Things. Additionally, he has an acute broad area expertise over several technological fields and is a skilled technologist and systems architect with a history of successfully leading projects and teams from concept through production utilizing extensive background in computer architecture, low power circuits, embedded software, and communications protocols. He has proven ability to architect, design, fabricate, and manufacture successful products from concept to high volume production. Examples include co-founding of a cloud-based SaaS company providing IoT services, hosting hundreds of thousands of devices for multiple Fortune 500 companies, and developing a scalable edge computing system to perform distributed tracking using multimodal sensing assets. Companies he has led as either Chief Technologist, or CTO or CEO include Tranzeo Wireless, Arrayent, Prodeo and Silver-Bullet Technology. He holds a B.S. from Stanford, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from UCLA.
Kevin M. Sherlock
General Counsel and Secretary
Prior to joining COMSovereign in January 2020, Mr. Sherlock was a partner in the law firm of Heurlin & Sherlock, PC, in Tucson, Arizona, which he co-founded in 2008 and where he focused primarily on business litigation, securities arbitration, and security clearance matters. While in the private practice of law, Mr. Sherlock also gained considerable experience in corporate structures, and mergers and acquisition work. Kevin is licensed to practice law in Washington D.C., Florida and Arizona. Mr. Sherlock earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Multinational Business Operations from Florida State University and a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center.