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Aeyon’s Leaders, Founders & Execs: Who Are They?

Aeyon Leaders, Founders & Execs: Who Are They?
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Aeyon is Enlightenment Capital’s portfolio company based in Vienna, Virginia. With its clients’ prestige in the DOD, NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration, and state and local education, Aeyon delivers advanced strategies and spearheads digital transformation for critical national security and civilian agency missions. At the heart of the company’s pursuit is to improve customers’ efficiency in critical functions to position itself as a leading mid-tier federal contractor.


Aeyon’s Leaders, Founders & Execs

Aeyon is comprised of the best personalities manning its leadership board and along with these topnotch individuals are reputable board of advisors. These advisors mostly come from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) who specialize in defense, homeland security, and intelligence among others. 

Get to know Aeyon leaders, founders, & execs below:


Sunny Gurpreet Singh, President and Chief Executive Officer


Sunny Gurpreet Singh
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Sunny Gurpreet Singh is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Aeyon. He oversees the company direction, strategic goals, and growth objectives that deliver transformative solutions for defense and civil missions. His management style drives the consistency of excellence to customers and promotes a strong culture of professional growth within the company.

Mr. Singh has over 15 years of executive leadership experience. He was a former chief executive officer of a transportation and logistics company Ace Moving and Storage, for the Department of Defense. An entrepreneur and philanthropist based in Seattle, U.S. he is driven to create a positive impact on his home country. 

He founded RoundGlass Foundation in 2014, a global Wholistic Wellbeing organization dedicated to the holistic development of Punjab through education, skill training, and environment conservation.


Duane J. Piper, Chief Administrative Officer


Duane J. Piper, Chief Administrative Officer
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Duane J. Piper, the Chief Administrative Officer, Corporate Ethics, and Compliance Officer of Aeyon, works closely with the executive leadership corps. He is responsible for fostering the company’s growth, maturing its operating infrastructure, and achieving its strategic business objectives. 

Mr. Piper actively participates in acquisitions and leads parts of integrations. These include creating a back-office platform ready for future expansion and able to position Aeyon as a key player in the GovCon sector.

Piper is an experienced GovCon business executive with 32 years of experience with large, small and private equity businesses. He successfully grows businesses and their operations in the management consulting, technology, intelligence and national security markets. Duane started his career as a Non-Commissioned Officer of the U.S. Air Force.


Jeff Pagano, Chief Financial Officer


Jeff Pagano, Chief Financial Officer
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Jeff Pagano is the Chief Financial Officer of Aeyon. He oversees the company’s finance functions, including accounting, financial planning, treasury, and tax. He has over 25 years of financial management leadership experience. 

Mr. Pagano has expertise in government contracting, private equity-backed ventures, and high-growth organizations with annual revenues ranging from $88 million to $6 billion. With a track record in managing teams and delivering shareholder value, Jeff Pagano has in-depth experience in strategic planning and analysis, capital financing, and mergers and acquisitions. 

Additionally, he is profound in financial reporting, accounting operations, and corporate financial management. Pagano is currently a Mentor at CFO Rising, and he started his career in the audit practice of Deloitte & Touche, L.L.P.


Gary Turner, Chief Delivery Officer


Gary Turner, Chief Delivery Officer
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Gary Turner is the Chief Delivery Officer at Aeyon, where he provides knowledge to the company’s stateside and overseas customers. His other responsibilities include customer-facing operations, team management, customer satisfaction, and business development. With over 28 years of experience in the Department of Defense, he has served 21 years as a Financial Management Resource Officer in the Marine Corps.

He holds certifications in Master Project Manager (MPM), Certified International Project Manager (CIPM), and Certified Defense Financial Manager with Acquisition Specialty (CDFM-A). Gary Tuner is proficient in project management, financial management and systems, business processes, internal controls, audit readiness and remediation, policy, and root cause analysis.


Pat Collins, Chief Growth Officer


Pat Collins, Chief Growth Officer
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Pat Collins is the Chief Growth Officer of Aeyon. He drives the company’s strategic growth and oversees business development. He works closely with the company CEO, Sunny Singh, and the executive leaders to ensure the company’s success and provide strategy and leadership to various sectors and service lines Aeyon offers.

Pat started his career as an auditor and later transitioned into consulting. He started and managed a small business before assisting in the growth of small to mid-range firms belonging to the government consulting sector. Before this role, Pat Collins was a Chief Strategy Officer at Sehlke Consulting.


Mark Hogenmiller, Chief Transformation Officer


Mark Hogenmiller, Chief Transformation Officer
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Mark Hogenmiller is the Chief Transformation Officer at Aeyon. He brings in 30 years of experience in project and program management. This encompasses delivering transformational projects, implementing new business models, and organizational restructuring at Aeyon. 

Mr. Hogenmiller is an expert in enterprise architecture, business systems automation, finance, logistics, supply chain management, government contracts, etc. Additionally, he enjoys utilizing his 20 years of Active Duty Navy Service experience to serve and support the Department of Defense in supporting the nation’s Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.



What Are the Company Values of Aeyon?

Aeyon has an unwavering commitment to its corporate values: integrity, excellence, service, and innovation. The company’s success is built on its culture, valuing diversity and inclusion, doing what’s right for customers, and sharing success.

When Was Aeyon Founded?

Aeyon was founded in September 2021 from the merger between Artlin Consulting and Sehlke Consulting.

What are the recent government contracts won by Aeyon?

There are many contracts awarded to Aeyon recently. For further information, view the contracts and the purposes for each here.

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