Rex serves as the President and CEO of Compendium Federal Technology, LLC (CFT), a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that has provided professional services to private and public sector clients, primarily DoD. In this position, Rex manages all day-to-day and strategic efforts of CFT.
He has over 40 years of experience in providing management, engineering and IT services and products to federal government clients. As testimony to his leadership and effectiveness, he has founded and served as Chairman of the Board of Directors, President or Chief Executive Officer of corporations/companies since 1984.
In 1984, Rex co-founded Eagan, McAllister Associates Inc. ("EMA"), a government contracting company (briefly described below). Under his guidance as Chairman of the Board of Directors and President, the company grew from 2 employees to over 1,000, and revenues grew from $12,000 to over $100 million annually.
EMA, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of SAIC, provides world-class IT services focused on aviation and command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I) programs supporting the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Army, and Special Operations Command.
Before its acquisition by SAIC, Washington Technology ranked EMA #77 in its Top 100 Federal Prime Contractors list; Government Executive ranked EMA #49 in its Top 50 Navy Contractors list; and EMA received from the Defense Security Service the prestigious James S. Cogswell Award for Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement. In 2010, EMA was honored by the St. Mary’s County (MD) Department of Economic and Community Development as the first inductee into its Business Hall of Fame.
Prior to starting EMA, Rex headed the Booz Allen and Hamilton (“BAH”) office that directly supported the Naval Air Test Center and Naval Electronics Systems Engineering Activity at Patuxent River, Maryland. During that time, he wrote hundreds of procurement request packages in support of major programs assigned to NAS Patuxent River and developed and implemented cost capture and financial reporting systems for decision making by higher authority. He was involved in each and every phase of project planning and contract administration. On an annual basis, he was responsible for tens of millions of dollars of contracts.
In addition to successfully starting and managing companies, Rex is an accomplished educator and trainer. Rex has authored and taught approximately 100 different seminars in the contracting arena ranging from “Introduction to the FAR” to “Specification Development” to “Preparation of the Procurement Request Package” and “Government Financial Systems”.
He also has over 20 years of teaching experience for several universities at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Commissioned Officer: United States Navy; Five years active duty; Vietnam Veteran;
Reserve Duty: Commanding Officer multiple units; Highest rank held: Commander USNR
Rex received both his Bachelor of Arts (Political Science; Economics 1964) and MBA (Concentrations in Accounting and Management; 1971) from Marshall University.
JEFFREY A. EAGAN