Meet The Leadership Team
Marcus Holling is the Founder & President of Holling Enterprises. Forming the company in 2012, his vision was to perform innovative work in the aerospace & defense sectors while providing meaningful employment to fellow US Armed Forces Veterans.
Additionally, he serves as the Accountable Manager for the Holling Enterprises 14CFR Part 145 Repair Station (Certificate# 8HER645C).
He is responsible for all matters pertaining to the Repair Station's compliance with the Federal Aviation Regulations and maintains liaison with the Federal Aviation Administration regarding the Repair Station's performance.
Marcus is an 18 year Veteran of the United States Air Force and Air National Guard. He spent the majority of his career in the Florida Air National Guard. He was a member of the 125th Fighter Wing's Alert Detachment One, 125th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 125th Maintenance Group's Support Section, and 125th Fighter Wing Headquarters
He currently serves in the Georgia Air National Guard as a member of the 224th Joint Communications Support Squadron (JCSS) as a Drill Status Guardsman (DSG).
During his time with the 125th, he served as a F-15A/C Eagle Alert Crew Chief,
F-15 Tactical Aircraft Maintenance Craftsman, Logistics & Support Specialist, and 125th Fighter Wing Flight Safety
Non-Commissioned Officer In Charge.
He has served in all categories as both Title 10 and Title 32 Active-Guard Reserve (AGR), Drill Status Guardsman (DSG), Temp Tech, and Full-Time WG-12 (CW4 Equivalent) Federal Civil Service Technician. He understands the unique challenges that our Veterans face as they transition back to civilian life. He continually seeks to find ways for transitioning Veterans to continue to utilize their hard-earned skillsets.
Marcus holds a Bachelors degree in Business Management, has completed the FAA Airframe & Powerplant Course, holds a FCC General Radiotelephone Operators License with Radar endorsement, and is a civil pilot.
He is a Member of the Society of Flight Test Engineers (SFTE). Additionally, he is completing graduate studies with a concentration in Government at Harvard University.
Through his efforts the company has expanded its strategic outlook leading to several new business initiatives. Marcus has been responsible for the overall performance of the company while ensuring employee welfare and complete client satisfaction remains paramount.
Cathy Gladden is the Senior Vice President of Contracts & Finance. She exercises oversight of all contractual and financial matters of Holling Enterprises.
She brings 37 years of experience to the
company regarding contract analysis and management, including program development and execution.
Her career began as an auditor with the Defense Contract Audit Agency before she transferred to the US Customs Service. Her levels of responsibility increased with each progressive transfer, culminating in her role as the Deputy Program Manager for the P-3 Program Office within the Office of Air & Marine,
US Customs & Border Protection,
US Department of Homeland Security.
On several occasions throughout her career, Cathy was elevated to Acting Program Manager for the multi-billion dollar aircraft program responsible for safeguarding America’s borders and curtailing the flow of illicit drugs and contraband into the nation.
Cathy has vast experience developing programs from concept, carrying through to execution, and providing responsible oversight in order to meet mission critical objectives.
Cathy has received numerous awards and citations for her work in the Department of Homeland Security. She earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree with focus in Accounting & Business from the University of South Florida, graduating with Cum Laude honors.
She was previously a Florida Certified Public Accountant, and is a Certified Acquisition Professional.
Cathy holds Level III certifications as both a Program Manager and Contracting Officer Representative.
Cathy believes in giving back to her community and serves on the boards of several non-profit entities, as well as being selected to serve on the Nassau County Code Enforcement Board.
Dr. Paul Eason is the Chief Scientist of Holling Enterprises. He consults directly with the Company President on all scientific and engineering matters and company pursuits.
In addition to his role at Holling Enterprises, Dr. Eason is the Vice President of Innovation & Strategy for the University of North Florida (UNF). He is also the Director of the Materials Science & Engineering Research Facility and a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at UNF.
Dr. Eason is a native of Jacksonville, FL and a proud product of Duval County Public Schools. After graduating from Terry Parker High School, he attended the University of Florida where he received his Bachelor of Science and doctorate in Materials Science and Engineering. He spent his early career consulting in engineering matters of litigation and risk assessment.
Dr. Eason began his career at UNF in 2005 as an adjunct professor in the School of Engineering. He was hired as a tenure track assistant professor in 2007 and rose through the ranks of tenure and promotion to associate professor in 2012 and professor in 2018. He was instrumental in crafting the Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Innovation legislative budget request in 2016, which continues to fund faculty lines in the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Bachelor of Science program and the operation of the Materials Science and Engineering Research Facility (MSERF).
He has continuously served as an expert witness for litigation, testifying in matters of materials failure, fires and explosions through e4 Consulting, which he formed in 2003.
Randy Moyle is the Director of Maintenance for the Holling Enterprises' 14CFR Part 145 FAA Repair Station.
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