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Iron Horse Solutions LLC is an Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), helping government and commercial clients fulfill their business needs by using the support of our talented and qualified Professionals within our 4 Core Capability areas: ERP, MRP, & Business Reporting Solutions; Cyber Security; Financial Management; and Business Consulting.
Our Professionals leverage extensive experience in their areas of competency with vast knowledge of relevant software applications and tools to provide clients with unparalleled support. Our Professionals have experience supporting SPAWAR, PEO STRI, Defense Health Agency, MARFORCYBER, and MCCOG, as well as many industry and commercial partners. We provide talented and qualified Professionals in our areas of competency so that your organization can remain focused on the broader mission.
With services tailored to meet the needs of each client, we offer the most effective and efficient solutions for your success. Whether your organization needs Part-Time, Full-Time, Short-Term, Long-Term, Consulting or Contract Support, Iron Horse Solutions has a solution to help you resolve the challenges your organization faces.
Our Leadership Team has 24+ years of expertise in the areas of IHS core competencies, and are adept at navigating the terrain of both government and commercial policies and processes.
We are a privately-held business entity, offering support to locations across the United States, with Headquarters in Charleston, SC.
Amanda Stewart brings over 14 years of experience across all aspects of business, with heavy emphasis on Financial Management and Program Management. Ms Stewart has strong experience in Government Contracting, as well as in the Commercial sector, supporting organizations both large and small. Ms. Stewart has enjoyed the opportunity to support such end customers as SPAWAR, PEO STRI, Defense Health Agency, MARFORCYBER, MCCOG, as well as many industry partners.
Amanda began her career in Accounting and Finance, responsible for achieving business unit annual revenue, NOP, and cash targets, as well as maintaining program financials, forecasting, and reporting. Throughout her career, Amanda gained simultaneous experience configuring and implementing various ERP systems including Deltek Costpoint, Oracle, SAGE, and SAP software. The simultaneous experience of configuring ERP software while executing daily tasks and functions within each of these systems led to extremely valuable hands-on end-user experience that Ms. Stewart now brings to clients.
In additional to Financial and ERP experience, Amanda spent several years providing Program Management support to SPAWAR in project execution of Defense Health Agency Cyber Security Risk Management and Security Operations Support services at locations CONUS and OCONUS, leading to the development of her insight and experience in the Cyber Security industry and further expanding her skillset.
Amanda currently maintains responsibility for all aspects of Iron Horse Solutions LLC as CEO, including leading the capture and business development of emerging opportunities for a variety of commercial and government clients.
Amanda Stewart is an active participant in the Charleston Defense community. She has been a member of both AFCEA and CDCA for approximately 5 years, currently serves as the 2nd Vice President for AFCEA Lowcountry Chapter, and is also currently serving her 2nd term on the Executive Board of Women in Defense (WID) Palmetto Chapter as Treasurer.
Ms. Stewart holds a current PMP certification, a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Valdosta State University, and a Master in Business Administration from The Citadel.
Cody K., Chief Operating Officer, joined Iron Horse Solutions soon after its creation in 2017. Cody’s extensive qualifications and background allow him to be versatile and provide a wide-breadth of knowledge to the Iron Horse Solutions team.
Cody is a global supply chain professional with extensive experience in analytics, database creation, and report development. He is an international management professional with a history of successful departmental leadership and positive bottom line performance. Cody’s extensive and broad expertise includes expert knowledge of Bills of Material, Inventory Control, Procurement and Contract Negotiations, ITAR and FAR Compliance, and International Logistics. Cody is proficient in both high and low-volume manufacturing environments, lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, Kanban, and JIT principles. Additionally, Cody brings advanced computer skills and expert knowledge of ERP and MRP Systems to include SAP, AS 400, Sage, Infor LN as well as report development using tools such as IBM COGNOS and Microsoft Power BI. Cody has previously held positions as Materials Manager, Operations Manager, Director of Supply Base Management, Sr. Director of Operations and Integrated Supply Chain, and Director of Logistics, primarily supporting Department of Defense contractors.
Cody’s education consists of a Master of Business Administration, with a focus in Finance, from Colorado State University, as well as a B.S., Business Administration, with a focus in Production and Operations Management, from Colorado State University.
Cody holds current certifications as a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), and Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM).
Micheal S., Information Security Consultant, has been with Iron Horse Solutions since 2017. He is a true Cyber Security Innovator with a passion for learning and continually improving the security posture of clients. He spends his time helping businesses take their first steps into building a culture of security through education, awareness, and technology. With expertise in Incident Response, Penetration Testing, Forensics, and Cyber Security Engineering he enjoys collaborating on research projects and presenting to new audiences.
Micheal currently holds an Associates of Science in General Science, a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. Micheal has served as a SANS Advisory Board Member since 2016.
Micheal has acquired licenses and certifications in the following: Advance Information Systems Security Certificate (University of Phoenix), Graduate Certificate for Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking (SANS Technology Institute), eLearn Certified Digital Forensics Professional, eLearn Security Junior Penetration Tester, GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN), GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), Security+ce (CompTIA), Network+ce (CompTIA), and Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP).
Keith S., Security Analyst, specializes in Compliance, Security Awareness, and Remediation. Keith joined the Iron Horse team in 2018 and continues to contributes to several projects, providing daily network monitoring services, analytics, and forensics support. Keith’s skillset also includes policy analysis, hiring practices, and operations management. He is highly focused on helping small to medium size businesses visualize and understand their current state of security and effective ways to improve it. Keith is a team player with a desire to learn and a positive attitude.
Keith currently holds a bachelor’s degree from Mountain State University. He also has a certificate in FBI-LEEDA Supervisor Leadership, and another FBI-LEEDA Executive leadership. In addition, Keith served as a law enforcement officer and as a employee of TSA, bringing experience to the team in both cyber and physical security.
Keith currently holds licenses and certifications in the following: Penetration Testing: Advanced Kali Linux, Introduction to Threat Hunting Teams (DHS), Cyber Fundamentals for Law Enforcement Investigations (DHS), Security+ce (CompTIA), Certified Ethical Hacker (EC-Council).
Jonathan B., Information Security Consultant, has been with the Iron Horse Team since 2018. He specializes in security operations and security information and event management (SIEM). Jonathan has a strong passion for cyber security, from both an Offensive and Defensive perspective. Working as an IT Security Engineer, Jonathan acquired the opportunity to expand his knowledge and to become proficient in managing and monitoring a number of SIEMs and IDS/IPS solutions. Jonathan has extensive experience utilizing Qradar, LogRhythm, AlienVault, SecureVue, ArcSight, SourceFire, Mcafee ESM and Mcafee NSM.
Jonathan attended Florida State University and acquired a degree in Computer Science with a focus in Computer Criminology. His past experience includes SIEM Consultant, Senior Information Security Engineer, Content Developer and SIEM Engineer, Information Security Engineer, and Cyber Security Analyst.
Jonathan currently holds licenses and certifications in the following: QRadar Security, QRadar Cloud & QRadar Advisor, Splunk Power User 6.3 (Splunk), IBM Resilient SOAR Foundations (IBM), and Master Skills 2019 QRadar Security Professional (IBM).
Heather M., Administrative Assistant, has been a part of the Iron Horse Solutions since 2019, providing support to all members of the Iron Horse Solutions team. Heather is responsible for various direct project support, including creation of weekly status reports and distribution of required client deliverables, as well as being responsible for indirect support to operations. Heather coordinates meetings, develops and writes internal policies and procedures, maintains documents and files, coordinates and secures travel arrangements for employees, manages software subscriptions and licenses for Iron Horse, updates the company website, and so much more.
While studying to be a Registered Nurse, Heather has branched out to seek office skills, along with several other skills, that will help advance her career. Since joining the Iron Horse Solutions team, Heather has immersed herself into learning the ropes of government contracting, becoming proficient in the use of applications such as Wide Area Workflow (WAWF) as well as GovWin to assist with researching business development opportunities. She continues to excel at daily tasks and exceed expectation with her unparalleled support.
Heather has a High School Diploma from Ashley Ridge High School. Her work experience consists of Chick-fil-a as a Team Leader, and the Lead Recruiter at Cherokee Contractors Corporation.
Lowcountry STEM Activity – Iron Horse Solutions’ leadership works with other local organizations to help reach K-12 students, college students, and teachers with activities, programs, and scholarships that will enrich the recipient’s understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
VA Fisher House – Iron Horse Solutions’ leadership works with other local organizations to raise funds for the Fisher House in Charleston, SC, with the goal of eliminating room and board expenses for veteran families while they remain close to their loved-one receiving medical care in Charleston.