Intelligence and Security Services

FTI provides innovative and cost-efficient solutions supporting our customers’ critical national security missions.  For several years, FTI has provided services for intelligence and security operations, in highly classified settings, and at CONUS and OCONUS/combat zone locations.

We specialize in developing and delivering tailored solutions and highly professional teams in supporting our customers’ sensitive operations.  In doing so, we optimize our solution development with consideration of mission objectives, operating environments, operating standards, and resource constraints.

FTI’s Intelligence and Security Services Division (ISSD) provides intelligence and security services in the following areas:

  • Deployed support (with experience in Iraq and Afghanistan)
  • Intelligence analysis (all-source, SIGINT, Technical, GEOINT, CI/HUMINT, OSINT, Threat Finance, CT, and more)
  • Intelligence Planning
  • Collections Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Special Security (SSO operations)
  • LEP Screening
  • Linguist/Translation
  • Joint Operations Planning
  • Exercise Support
  • Mission Planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • IT Services (engineering, networking, security, data base management)
  • Education/Training Programs
  • Logistics
  • Program Management

Some of ISSD’s customers and contracts include:

  • US Special Operations Command SOF Information Technology Enterprise Contract (SITEC)
  • US Special Operations Command DAGGER II
  • US Special Operations Command Special Operations Mission Planning Environment Program Support
  • Defense Intelligence Agency Solutions for Intelligence Analysis II (SIA II)
  • US Central Command Intelligence Support Services-Afghanistan (ISS-A)
  • Secretary of the Air Force Intelligence Systems Support Office Support Services
  • Army INSCOM Global Intelligence Services Support


Contact Information:

Ron Pieper
Vice President,
Intelligence and Security Services Division
(703) 278-7085

William D.J. Pharis
Director of Intelligence and Security Services
(703) 278-7095

Donald D. (Don) Latella
Regional Manager, ISSO
(910) 624-3637

Biographical Information:


Ron Pieper served as a Navy Intelligence Officer with assignments within PACOM, EUCOM, NATO, and various others components.  Following Navy retirement in January 2008, Ron served at the Defense Intelligence Agency including a deployment to Afghanistan, and then served in Director positions with major DoD contractors supporting the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense.

Wil Pharis is a retired Naval Intelligence Officer with diverse experience across the civilian and military Intelligence Community.  He has served as a Flag N2, Ship’s Intelligence Officer,  and various operational assignments ashore and afloat.  He has over 20 years of military and business experience.

Don Latella is a retired Special Operations and Aviation Officer who has commanded at all levels through Brigade. He has over 40 years of military and business experience.