Meet The Leadership Team

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Marcus Holling

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.

Marcus is a 17 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 and currently serves in the Georgia Air National Guard.

Previously, he served as a F-15C Eagle Alert Crew Chief, Aircraft Maintenance Craftsman, Logistics & Support Specialist, and most recently as a Fighter Wing Flight Safety NCOIC.

He has served in a variety of categories to include Active-Guard Reserve, Drill Status Guardsman, Temporary Technician, and 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 Radiotelphone Operators License with Radar endorsement, and is a civil pilot.  He has completed numerous courses of study at Defense Acquisition University (DAU).

He is a member of the Society of Flight Test Engineers (SFTE).

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 complete client satisfaction remains paramount.

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Cathy Gladden

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.

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jerry sasser

Jerry Sasser is the Accountable Manager for the Holling Enterprises' 14CFR Part 145 FAA Repair Station.

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.

Additionally, Jerry exercises oversight of the company's F-5 Technical Representative and Training Support program for the United States Navy's Fleet Readiness Center South East (FRCSE)  aboard Naval Air Station Jacksonville.  He is responsible for overseeing and administering the technical training requirements for all FRCSE artisans and technicians for the F-5N/F Tiger II Depot Production Line.

Jerry joined the company initially in 2013 and served as an integral member of the team executing a Maintenance Support & Program Management contract that the company held with a contract adversary air company.

 

Prior to joining the company,  Jerry served in the United States Air Force. 

He was a F-15 Aircraft Maintenance Craftsman on both F-15C Eagle and F-15E Strike Eagle fighter aircraft.

He served with distinction and was awarded the Purple Heart as a member of the 33rd Fighter Wing at Eglin AFB, FL. 

He continued his Air Force service at Sheppard AFB, TX.  It was here that Jerry earned his Master Maintenance Instructor certification from Air Education & Training Command (AETC).  He served as a schoolhouse instructor and supervisor for both the F-15 and F-22 aircraft maintenance technician training programs.