FREDERICKSBURG, VA., Obsidian Solutions Group, a premier provider of targeted intelligence, security, and training solutions to Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC), is pleased to announce that Anthony Jackson (AJ), a respected member from the nuclear community, has joined the company as Strategic Account Executive of the Nuclear Enterprise Services (NES) business line.

“We are excited to have such a significant talent as AJ join Obsidian at a time when we have been asked by the government to help provide solutions to the prevailing challenges of homeland defense and overseas terrorism. AJ’s deep experience and knowledge in these sensitive national security areas has made him a recognized expert in Counterterrorism/Counter-Proliferation (CTCP), Render Safe, and Stabilization operations. AJ has led programs and strategic initiatives in the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), the National Labs, Department of Energy (DOE), and Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). His expertise enables Obsidian to be a leader in a very unique; but much needed space to prevent, counter, and respond to global threats,” said Obsidian CEO, Tyrone Logan.

“In this new role, AJ will lead Obsidian’s nuclear, environmental and security business line for government and commercial clients. AJ’s immediate focus will be on promoting Obsidian’s modeling & simulation, 2D/3D visualization, and training and exercise development supporting responses to CTCP events within Obsidian’s customer base,” stated Mr. Logan.

Prior to joining Obsidian, AJ was a Program Lead for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Global Security Principal Directorate, Nuclear Threat Reduction Program. AJ provided guidance, oversight, and strategic direction to cross-functional teams of scientists, engineers, and technicians to enable building positive, trust-based relationships, executing performance management and directing and monitoring programs/projects. AJ also participated in and oversaw collaboration with other DOE laboratories and NNSA senior response program leaders, and with leaders from related federal organizations including the Department of Defense and Department of Justice (DOJ). 

AJ previously held the position as Federal Program Leader, for the FBI Render Safe Unit and Render Safe Stabilization Operations. While at the FBI, AJ was designated a Technical Advisor for the FBI’s Counter Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Section. In this role, AJ was responsible for providing technical expertise and consultation to FBI headquarters and field office supervisory, investigative, and operational personnel. AJ’s experience also includes leading Research & Development portfolios for NNSA, DTRA, and DOJ tasked with developing technological and operational solutions to counter Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) threats.