Team at


We Are Making Communities Safer and people safer.  It's What We Do Best. 

The Hawque Team

Chris Rich
Founder & CEO
Patrick Kane
George Grama
CV Sudarshan
VP, Product, Marketing

Advisor Team

Anastasia Ford Jones/WeWork Security Manager

Currently overseeing the Security Operations for WeWork, Anastasia is an accomplished senior leader offering expertise in Corporate Security, Asset Protection, and Investigations for environments ranging from specialty retail to corporate offices. Anastasia has held similar roles with Walt Disney World Resorts, Home Depot,    

HD Supply.

Marc Spiegel
Rubicon Global

Marc is Co-Founder of Atlanta-headquartered Rubicon Global, a technology platform that provides affordable waste and recycling solutions for businesses seeking a smarter, sustainable alternative. Rubicon’s valuation currently exceeds $1B.

Doug Wise

Doug spent over 40 years serving his country.  After graduating from West Point, he served as an Infantry and Special Forces officer in the U.S. Army for 20 years.  He then had a full career in the CIA as an elite operative, and most recently was Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency.  Doug currently consultants with Dentons, largest law firm in the world.

David K. Young 


Oxford Analytica


David is the Chief Executive Officer of Oxford Analytica, the world’s leading geopolitical analysis and advisory firm, and leads the firm’s business worldwide ensuring Oxford Analytica continues to enable the world’s leading organizations to succeed in complex global environments by providing expert insights and trusted judgments.


Prior to joining Oxford Analytica, David worked across the sectors of international security, technology, and emerging market development. He continues to advise multiple early-stage and not-for-profit organizations.

Claire Angelle 


Angelle Consulting


Claire leads Angelle Consulting, a boutique consulting firm which focuses on supporting the growth of cities and local communities in the U.S. and beyond.


Her passion for local government and community impact started in 2013, when Claire opened and led the Atlanta Mayor's Office of International Affairs. A native of Nantes, France, she started her career with the French Foreign Service.

Kenneth DeSimone

Chief of Police,

Metro Metropolitan Market

Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (Ret.)


DeSimone has a bachelor's degree in police administration from the University of Louisville and has graduated from both the FBI National Academy and FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar. 

He received the FBI Director's Award in 2003 for Outstanding Counterterrorism Investigation and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Medal of Valor in 1999. DeSimone is also a graduate of the USMC Command and Staff College, USMC Amphibious and Warfare School.