Destine Research Group, LLC.

Our Team

 

Mike Doughty, president/ceo

Mike is the President and CEO of DestinE Research Group (DRG).

Mike oversees the strategic direction and development of the St. Augustine, FL-based company with a primary focus on business capture, plans, and policies.  Founded in 2006, DRG specializes in designing, developing and integrating test capabilities as well as Computer Network Defense, network security, Information Assurance and other network security requirements within both DT&E and Operational Environments.

Mike served in the United States Air Force on active duty, in the Air Force Reserve, and the Pennsylvania Air National Guard for 28 years.  During that time he worked at the squadron, wing, and MAJCOM levels as an F-15, T-37, AT-38, and EC-130 pilot/instructor and as Commander of the 271st Combat Communications Squadron. A graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in business management, he lives in Harrisburg, PA with his wife and children.

 

Sean Doughty, Vice Presdient/cfo

Sean is the Vice President and CFO of DestinE Research Group (DRG).
Sean leads the headquarters team of the St. Augustine, FL-based company with a primary focus on finance, human resources, and compliance policies.  Founded in 2006, DRG specializes in designing, developing and integrating test capabilities as well as Computer Network Defense, network security, Information Assurance and other network security requirements within both DT&E and Operational Environments. 

Sean served in the United States Air Force, Air Force Reserve, and Air National Guard for over 33 years with experience in Command & Control, flying the F-15 and F-16, and serving a variety of leadership roles at the squadron, wing, and headquarters level.  He recently completed an assignment as the Director of Intelligence, Operations, and Communications for the Florida Air National Guard with an emphasis on integrating airmen into the joint cyberwarfare environment.
 
A graduate of Southern Illinois University with a degree in Aviation Management, he lives in Saint Augustine, FL with his wife and children.

 

Chuck Hodge, director of business development

Chuck is the Director of Business Development of DestinE Research Group (DRG).

Chuck leads the business development, capture and proposal functions of DRG. As an original member of the DRG management team, he has been an integral part of the team since DRG’s inception in 2006. Chuck is also a DoD 8570.01 Subject Matter Expert and has supported numerous DoD Commands and public speaking engagements promoting third party independent validation and verification (IV&V) of  personnel and systems.

He is a seasoned corporate executive with over 25 years of experience in a multitude of industries and business channels. Over the course of his career he maintained executive leadership roles including: Vice President, Director, President, COO, and CEO. His major industry verticals include; Defense, Wireless, Information Technology (IT), Information Assurance, and Training.