Chief Executive Officer, The O'Gara Group
Matt Burke joined The O'Gara Group as Chief Executive Officer in August of 2020. He replaced the role formerly held by Ted Wright. In this capacity, Matt has accountability over both the Armoring and Training Divisions. Reporting to Matt is the Chief Financial Officer as well as the Presidents of the Armoring and Training divisions. A prior O'Gara employee, Matt rejoins O'Gara after having held a variety of leadership roles of increasing responsibility across BAE Systems, GE Aviation, GKN Aerospace and Celestica primarily in the areas of Operations, Strategy and General Management. Most recently, Matt was Vice President of Operations for the Aerospace Division of Celestica with over 4000 employees and $1.1B in revenue. Matt holds a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and is a Lean Master Blackbelt.
President, O'Gara Training & Services
Kelly Dollins has served as the President of O’Gara Training & Services since January 2020, after almost eight years as the General Manager. Based in Montross, VA, he oversees all the training exercises O’Gara hosts for corporate, government, and military entities. These scenarios include Active Shooter Response, Crisis Management, Defensive Driving, Special Tactics, and many more. Kelly’s career in the security industry spans more than thirty years, during which time he held positions as a Special Agent with the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Air Marshals, and as the Assistant Director of Security for the Walt Disney Company. He is a proud Marine Corps Veteran, a PMP Professional, and earned his M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
President, O'Gara Armoring
As President, Mike Reynolds directs strategy and operations at O’Gara Armoring. He joined the company’s Ballistic Engineering department in 1998 and rose to the Vice President of Engineering before assuming his current role in 2017. Over the years, he played key roles in the acquisition, planning, and execution of various armor programs for the U.S. Military and Government agencies including HMMWV & FMTV underbodies, CAT heavy equipment, and commercial armored vehicles. Mike earned his B.S. in Materials Engineering and his M.B.A both from the University of Cincinnati.