Leadership

Leadership

Leadership

Michael Grochol

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Michael became the CEO of IEX in 2019 with the goal of creating a government services company focused on providing the best people and solutions to America’s toughest national security problems. As a leader, Michael focuses on the people—“they are the lifeblood of our organization”—and, as result, IEX has been recognized as one of the Best Places To Work and Fastest Growing Companies in Tampa Bay. Michael has a background in Air Force Special Operations Aviation with more than 100 combat missions providing close air support to Special Operations Forces.

Milo Talokonnikoff

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

Milo served in the US Army and has supported the US Special Operations Command in uniform and as a civilian for more than 15 years. His extensive background in operations, management, and finance has been primarily focused on supporting the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. As the IEX COO, Milo channels his efforts into removing obstacles put in front of our employees so they can focus on the mission. He knows that the most important resources within any organization are the people and if you surround yourself with a team of hardworking and focused individuals, the only result is success.

Joe McEntegart

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Joe has been with IEX since its inception as a startup company. He became the CFO of IEX in 2019 and really enjoys a high growth company environment. His focus is creating and managing a seamless finance team that effectively supports operations and the missions of our customers. Joe’s background includes more than 10 years’ experience as a practitioner of government cost accounting and financial compliance. He holds a BA in Accounting from St. Leo University and is an active Certified Public Accountant in the state of Florida.

David Knox

DIRECTOR SUPPORT OPERATIONS

Dave served 28 years in the US Army in all senior enlisted positions to including 9 years as Operations Sergeant Major for SOF, Joint, and Coalitions forces, from the Battalion to four-star level commands. His military career took him around the globe in support of combat and training operations. Dave brings this military experience to IEX’s program operations as the Director of Support Operations providing human resources, program management, and security support. Under his leadership, the IEX Program Management Office maintains a “project culture focus” and ensures execution excellence for all IEX programs.

Sebastian Lambert

DIRECTOR OF STAFFING

Sebastian has been supporting the US Special Operations Command for the entirety of his career. His roles have ranged from program management and technical support to headquarters-level recruiting and staffing for small and large defense contracting companies. As IEX’s Director of Staffing, Sebastian is down to earth with a focus on humanizing the recruiting process and engaging candidates from the beginning. At IEX, we view our employees as members of our family, and that begins from the moment we reach out with an opportunity to be part of our team.