FTI has developed a proven track record for having the capability to rapidly deploy resources from its well-developed global network of experienced intelligence, security and special operations professionals. Regardless of the task, FTI accomplishes your priorities in accordance with policies, and regulations of the US Government, and appropriate International law in an effective and efficient manner. FTI provides a broad range of Intelligence and Special Operations support services, including:

  • Real-time Intelligence and Counterintelligence Analysis and Reporting

  • Operational Intelligence Support to include Counterintelligence, HUMINT, and Locally Employed Screener Capabilities

  • Intelligence Database Development, Management and Support

  • Security Support Services

  • Mission planning, rehearsal, and execution support to the Joint SOF Warfighter at all echelons from a Special Forces Team to a Joint Special Operations Task Force.

FTI recruits and employs the most highly qualified and experienced intelligence personnel, all with the requisite security clearances. More importantly, we’re able to keep these professionals by establishing and maintaining close working relationships while deployed. Because of FTI’s demonstrated ability to hire, expeditiously deploy, and retain talented personnel, we consistently meet the customer’s “quick response” requirement, which ensures a steady flow of quality, actionable intelligence to operating forces worldwide. Today, FTI supports:

  • United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)
  • Mission planning, rehearsal, and execution support to the Joint SOF Warfighter at all echelons.

  • Intelligence Analysis, HUMINT and Physical Security Support to USSOCOM forward deployed forces.

  • Multi-National Forces - Iraq (MNF-I) – Intelligence Support Services, Intelligence Analysis, Counterintelligence, HUMINT, LEP Screeners, Special Security Officers, and Database Management

  • Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)

Intelligence Analysis

These FTI Intelligence Professionals are currently deployed in support of both MNF-I and USSOCOM Forward Deployed Forces providing actionable intelligence which assists Commanders in the Military Decision Making process. FTI has been recently selected to provide analysts and other support to DIA at various locations throughout the National Capitol Region (NCR). Working extensively with the appropriate intelligence related networks, FTI analysts utilize automated data processing systems (e.g. Analysts Notebook, Falconview and Pathfinder, etc.) as they evaluate HUMINT, SIGINT, and IMINT reporting.

FTI is a major subcontractor on the U.S. Special Operations Command Mission Planning Environment Program Office contract ( SOMPE ) which provides mission, planning, rehearsal, and execution support to the Joint SOF Warfighter at all echelons of command from a Special Forces Operational Detachment (SFODA) or Seal Platoon to a Joint Special Operations Task Force ( JSOTF ). Utilizing an an integrated set of software tools, SOMPE provides a real time, time sensitive and interoperable environment which supports Joint SOF Forces in both the planning and execution of their highly sensitive and classified missions.

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.