Jeannie Crowell is the owner and Chief Executive Officer of Cimarron. Headquartered in Houston, Cimarron began business as Cimarron Software Services, Inc. in 1981. Today, with operations in Texas, Alabama, Florida, Oklahoma, and Colorado, Cimarron specializes in real-time ground command and control center design and implementation, with expertise in Systems Engineering, Software Development and Integration, Software Testing and Information Technology Management Services. Cimarron has been a major contributor for the Hardware and Software Design and Implementation of NASA's Mission Control Center at the Johnson Space Center. The company has also been instrumental in providing support to the International Space Station Software and Avionics. In addition. Cimarron specializes in management and technical transformation services, and has successfully implemented solutions improving information management for thousands of resources globally.
As the former co-founder and CEO of DKI Consulting, which merged with Cimarron in 2012, Ms. Crowell will continue to navigate Cimarron with its expanded capabilities and services to both Government agencies and private-sector organizations. She is committed to working closely with the management of Cimarron utilizing her marketing background and organizational leadership to successfully guide the company's continued growth and success for many years to come. Ms. Crowell holds a Bachelor of Multi-Disciplinary Studies (BMS) from the University of Texas.
Mr. Cothran has over 16 years of executive management experience and proven financial acumen skills. In addition, he is a proven inspirational leader with the ability to attract highly qualified candidates, set high expectations and help mentor and grow a diverse workforce.
Mr. Cothran holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Auburn University, a member of the Auburn University Electrical and Computer Engineering Industrial Advisory Board and advisory member of the University of Houston C.T. Bauer College of Business Executive Program.
As Chief Operating Officer, Darren Crowell oversees corporate operations and ensures the administrative functions of Cimarron’s organization scale and operate efficiently. He is also instrumental in developing new facilities that Cimarron is expanding and establishing in multiple locations. Mr. Crowell has been influential in the formulation of a strong technical and management team.
Prior to Cimarron, Mr. Crowell was the co-founder and President of DKI Consulting that merged with Cimarron in 2012. At DKI, Mr. Crowell successfully grew and navigated the company into a premier enterprise consulting organization. Prior to DKI, he managed and supported engineering, manufacturing and supply chain management groups for multiple international energy companies. During this time, he focused on innovation through emerging technologies. Many of those years were spent restructuring existing environments to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization through the optimization of existing capabilities with innovative solutions. This background led Mr. Crowell in creating DKI and, consequently, to the strategic partnerships and staffing of multiple highly skilled personnel.
As Cimarron's Chief Financial Officer, Walter Medsger is responsible for providing strategic business guidance to the executive management of the company, including advising the shareholders. In this role he is also the executive manager charged with the operation of the Accounting, Business Management, and Shared Services Departments. Collectively, these departments perform the financial administration functions necessary to support the operation of the company. Mr. Medsger also acts as Cimarron's corporate counsel and advises management on Federal contracting, and labor regulation issues as well as policy risk avoidance.
During his tenure with Cimarron, Mr. Medsger has managed the implementation of the company's integrated business system. This system integrates the time collection, accounting, billing, payroll, project control, purchasing, fixed assets, sales, and human resources functions and provides for a customizable reporting tool, which allows timely and accurate access to business information. He continues to oversee all upgrades and enhancements to this system.
Since joining the company in 1991, Mr. Medsger has held several positions, performing numerous business functions. He was originally hired to perform contract administration functions but quickly took on additional roles, which led to a management position. His knowledge in preparing cost proposals, negotiating contract awards and contract modifications, accounting, financial reporting, federal procurement, and labor law has enabled him to build Cimarron's administrative infrastructure to position the company for continuing growth.
Mr. Medsger has over 25 years' experience in financial control and administrative management within the Government Contracting industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston.
Mrs. Baillio has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Houston, a Master of Arts in Human Resource Management from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR), and SHRM-CP, and is an Adjunct Instructor at San Jacinto Community College teaching SHRM HR certification classes. Mrs. Baillio has been recognized by peers and customers, including the NASA JSC Center Director, for leading successful teams and excels in change management, employee relations, strategy, employment law, and ensuring customer and employee satisfaction.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Larson worked for Fairchild Republic and Grumman Aircraft supporting Air Force and Navy Design, Development, Test & Evaluation (DDT&E) efforts. This included flight test programs for the F-14D upgrades test program, F-111A/E/EF Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) and the T-46A Next Generation Trainer.