Meet the Team
Kelly Mendell, President of MIKEL, strives to create a great workplace that serves the needs of the client and the employees. Under Kelly’s guidance since 2003, MIKEL has achieved tremendous growth in the Technology and Service areas of Undersea Warfare, focusing on developing innovative underwater navigation and positioning technologies for the US Navy Submarine community. Kelly brings a strong dedication to customer service and develops solutions that are beneficial to all. The client receives the highest quality performance and results through Kelly’s commitment to dedicating the necessary resources to get the job done and by aggressively investing in employees’ training and education. “I’m always looking for employees that care about the quality of their work. It’s through them that MIKEL truly shines.”
Brian Guimond, Chief Technology Officer of MIKEL, is focused on developing novel, cost effective technologies for the Fleet that really make a difference. He is a recognized expert in Target Motion Analysis (TMA), tactical analysis and overall submarine combat and sonar systems. Brian is well qualified to understand the Fleet’s needs based on his current knowledge coupled with his extensive experience as the NSAP Science Advisor to the Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC), Tactical Analysis Director for COMSUBPAC, and Chief Engineer for Combat Control Advanced Development at NUWC NPT. Brian Guimond received a BSEE and an MSEE from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and a MBA from the University of Rhode Island
Craig Cameron, Chief Finanical Officer joined MIKEL in January of 2018 and brings more than 25 years of financial leadership and operational acumen to MIKEL’s management team. His expertise in the Defense and Professional Services industries serves to advance the strategic growth plans for MIKEL, helping provide the foundations to foster additional opportunities for both MIKEL’s clients and its people. Having worked in a variety of companies from small development-stage to billion dollar muti-nationals, Craig brings the balanced leadership perspective needed to best serve the naval undersea warfare community.
Craig most recently served as CFO of Ximedica LLC, an engineering and consulting firm specializing in developing and commercializing medical and diagnostic devices for its clients. Prior to Ximedica, Craig served as the CFO of KLR, one of the largest regional CPA firms in New England, and held senior finance positions at Bearingpoint, Inc., formerly one of the world’s largest consulting firms. Craig is a licensed CPA having started his career with KPMG in Providence / Boston. Craig received a dual MBA and Master’s degree in Accountancy from Northeastern University following a BA in Economics from Boston College.