Who We Are

We’ve got the right team, at the right time.

Management

Alpha Recon has brought together a talented team of professionals with decades of experience in their respective fields. Our management team has a proven track record of creating, building, and growing businesses to serve clients (and the market) with innovative enterprise solutions. With a team of dedicated developers, intel analysts, sales and support, Alpha Recon is already offering clients across the world unmatched EsRM service.
Toby Houchens

Toby Houchens

CEO & Founder

After graduating from the University of California, San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience and a master’s in Biology, Toby went on to join the U.S. Army where he became a medic and eventually a member of the Army’s Special Forces Group, more commonly known as the Green Berets. After leaving the military with over 10 years of experience, Toby founded Alpha Recon in 2013 as a travel risk management company providing destination intelligence for individuals traveling abroad and businesses and organizations conducting business overseas.

Toby served around the world in high threat areas advising senior military and U.S. government officials and dignitaries. Engaging with the locals he gained first-hand security experience in complex environments, strategy, and unconventional warfare. During this time, Toby became an expert in risk management and mitigation in various threat environments.

Toby is currently on the technical committee and working group for ESRM on behalf of ASIS, developing the Enterprise Security Risk Management guideline.

Eamus Halpin

Eamus Halpin

CTO

As CTO of Alpha Recon, Eamus brings the strategic and operational support of over 30 years in the industry to help shape and drive the long-term technology direction for the organization. Located in the UK, Eamus has spent the last 10 years supporting and implementing both corporate and technology strategy for many organizations and has been significantly involved in the mobile app tech industry. With both significant operational and commercial experience, Eamus was heavily involved in the initial creation of the SaaS solutions marketplace in the UK in 1997/8. Since then he has held C Suite positions in Public and Private tech organizations in the UK leveraging his financial background in the areas of software development, network architecture, business process re-engineering and, data center design and build. Eamus also has significant experience in M&A and fundraising transactions in the last 15 years.
Joseph Smugeresky

Joseph Smugeresky

Technical Lead

As the Technical Lead at Alpha Recon, Joe brings over 25 years of software development experience to Alpha Recon. Joe studied Computer Science at Thomas Edison State College, holds a Certified Scrum Master Certificate from the Scrum Alliance, and has had his architecture design published for an important NASA mission. He was recently the Chief Software Architect for a well-respected software services company where he lead teams building projects for the DoD, the DoE, the NSA, NORAD, NASA and the Air Force. Joe has expertise in GIS systems, DevOps, testing, and QA. He also has significant experience in teaching teams to be agile.

 Joe manages the development team at Alpha Recon and is responsible for the implementation, testing, and QA of the Alpha Recon software.

Justin Wiley

Justin Wiley

Director of Intel and Risk

As the Director of Intelligence and Risk, Justin brings nearly 15 years of intelligence collection, physical security, and personnel security management experience to the team. As the subject matter expert in intelligence operations, Justin facilitates the planning, development, and collection efforts for Alpha Recon. Justin served in the US Army from 2005 to 2014 as an all-source intelligence analyst which included service as an intelligence communications operator providing real-time situation intelligence directly to the Pentagon, Aerial Reconnaissance Support Team supervisor in Afghanistan, as well as the Special Security Officer for Army forces at the Aerospace Data Facility/ NSA-CSS Colorado.

Advisors

Martin Olney

Martin Olney

Advisor

Martin brings more than thirty years of strategic planning, tactical implementation, and managerial experience. He is an expert in Corporate Analysis, focusing on Market Positioning, IP fencing Analysis, Patent processing, and the Management Chemistry for effective Exit Strategies. These specialized skills have been used by Martin to help businesses improve their company positions, by developing specific routes to Market and Commercialize company products. All these planning, visionary and management skills offer companies the pre-planning/funding, strategies to go forward with tools and processes needed by corporate managers for successful ventures. Martin demonstrated these skills expertly as Managing Director – Chapman, Spira & Carson on Wall Street for 5 years and, after leaving the firm, 2 years as Special Advisor to the Chairman of the Board.

Management

Alpha Recon has brought together a talented team of professionals with decades of experience in their respective fields. Our management team has a proven track record of creating, building, and growing businesses to serve clients (and the market) with innovative enterprise solutions. With a team of dedicated developers, intel analysts, sales and support, Alpha Recon is already offering clients across the world unmatched EsRM service.
Toby Houchens

Toby Houchens

CEO & Founder

After graduating from the University of California, San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience and a master’s in Biology, Toby went on to join the U.S. Army where he became a medic and eventually a member of the Army’s Special Forces Group, more commonly known as the Green Berets. After leaving the military with over 10 years of experience, Toby founded Alpha Recon in 2013 as a travel risk management company providing destination intelligence for individuals traveling abroad and businesses and organizations conducting business overseas.

Toby served around the world in high threat areas advising senior military and U.S. government officials and dignitaries. Engaging with the locals he gained first-hand security experience in complex environments, strategy, and unconventional warfare. During this time, Toby became an expert in risk management and mitigation in various threat environments.

Toby is currently on the technical committee and working group for ESRM on behalf of ASIS, developing the Enterprise Security Risk Management guideline.

Eamus Halpin

Eamus Halpin

CTO

As CTO of Alpha Recon, Eamus brings the strategic and operational support of over 30 years in the industry to help shape and drive the long-term technology direction for the organization. Located in the UK, Eamus has spent the last 10 years supporting and implementing both corporate and technology strategy for many organizations and has been significantly involved in the mobile app tech industry. With both significant operational and commercial experience, Eamus was heavily involved in the initial creation of the SaaS solutions marketplace in the UK in 1997/8. Since then he has held C Suite positions in Public and Private tech organizations in the UK leveraging his financial background in the areas of software development, network architecture, business process re-engineering and, data center design and build. Eamus also has significant experience in M&A and fundraising transactions in the last 15 years.
Joseph Smugeresky

Joseph Smugeresky

Technical Lead

As the Technical Lead at Alpha Recon, Joe brings over 25 years of software development experience to Alpha Recon. Joe studied Computer Science at Thomas Edison State College, holds a Certified Scrum Master Certificate from the Scrum Alliance, and has had his architecture design published for an important NASA mission. He was recently the Chief Software Architect for a well-respected software services company where he lead teams building projects for the DoD, the DoE, the NSA, NORAD, NASA and the Air Force. Joe has expertise in GIS systems, DevOps, testing, and QA. He also has significant experience in teaching teams to be agile.

 Joe manages the development team at Alpha Recon and is responsible for the implementation, testing, and QA of the Alpha Recon software.

Justin Wiley

Justin Wiley

Director of Intel and Risk

As the Director of Intelligence and Risk, Justin brings nearly 15 years of intelligence collection, physical security, and personnel security management experience to the team. As the subject matter expert in intelligence operations, Justin facilitates the planning, development, and collection efforts for Alpha Recon. Justin served in the US Army from 2005 to 2014 as an all-source intelligence analyst which included service as an intelligence communications operator providing real-time situation intelligence directly to the Pentagon, Aerial Reconnaissance Support Team supervisor in Afghanistan, as well as the Special Security Officer for Army forces at the Aerospace Data Facility/ NSA-CSS Colorado.

Advisors

Martin Olney

Martin Olney

Advisor

Martin brings more than thirty years of strategic planning, tactical implementation, and managerial experience. He is an expert in Corporate Analysis, focusing on Market Positioning, IP fencing Analysis, Patent processing, and the Management Chemistry for effective Exit Strategies. These specialized skills have been used by Martin to help businesses improve their company positions, by developing specific routes to Market and Commercialize company products. All these planning, visionary and management skills offer companies the pre-planning/funding, strategies to go forward with tools and processes needed by corporate managers for successful ventures. Martin demonstrated these skills expertly as Managing Director – Chapman, Spira & Carson on Wall Street for 5 years and, after leaving the firm, 2 years as Special Advisor to the Chairman of the Board.
NEWS & EVENTS
COMPANY

P.O. Box # 50784
Colorado Springs, CO 80949
(855) 363-6362

NEWS & EVENTS
COMPANY

P.O. Box # 50784
Colorado Springs, CO 80949
(855) 363-6362