Gabe Patricio founded Patricio Enterprises in 2005 after a 24-year career in the United States Marine Corps. Gabe leveraged the experience to build a company that understands the challenges and delivers solutions to DoD and other federal agencies. Gabe is dedicated to support for our veterans and founded PE’s award winning veteran mentoring program supporting veterans’ transitions to defense industry jobs.
Jeff Megargel is responsible for developing and executing the company’s growth strategy. He is a retired U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Officer. He has also filled senior management positions within SAIC and as a civil servant with the U.S. Army. He is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and the Naval Postgraduate School.
Chris Lenard is responsible for the oversight of financial functions and activities and provides leadership to the finance and accounting department. His industry experience includes financial planning and analysis, auditor and banking relations, financial reporting and government compliance. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.
Al Abramson is responsible for the execution of winning strategies for corporate-level business opportunities. He recently retired as a Brigadier General after serving 30 years in the United States Army. His career culminated with assignments as the Program Executive Officer for Armaments and Ammunition and Commanding General at Picatinny Arsenal. Al holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Chemistry as well as graduate degrees in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College and Strategic Studies from the Army War College.
Carlos Patricio is responsible for program execution to include resource management, client relationship and organic business development. Before joining PE, Carlos served as the Natick Operations Manager at Battelle responsible for all business development and management. Carlos earned a degree in Textile Technology from the University of Massachusetts.
Ken Burger leads the company’s operations. He is a retired Marine with experience in contracts and acquisitions. Ken held positions as a contracting officer and program manager serving in critical acquisition positions at Marine Corps Systems Command and US Special Operations Command.
Amy LaMarca leads the total human capital lifecycle, including talent acquisition, human resource and change management, and strategic planning. She brings over fifteen years of industry experience in large and small markets. Amy is an alumnus of the University of Mary Washington, and holds a Master of Science in Management, Strategy, and Leadership from Michigan State University.
Clayton Smith is responsible for identifying, developing, and capturing corporate-level business opportunities to include large prime contracts and task orders. He is a graduate of The University of Florida and a retired United States Marine Officer. Since joining Patricio Enterprises in 2007, Clayton has successfully led technically diverse teams in support of multiple acquisition programs as a Program Manager and as a Business Group Director.
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