Casey is the Lead for PlexWorx, PLEX’s internal R&D shop. He has over 30 years of experience in SIGINT, ISR, Special Operations, Operational Test and Evaluation, System Engineering, and organizational leadership experience. He specializes in identifying good and bad ideas at a distance.
Casey is a retired US Navy Master Chief Petty Officer who began his career as a Persian Farsi operator deploying aboard surface combatants during the Iran/Iraq war. Following Desert Storm he became a Naval Air crewman, and when not flying naturally spent a lot of time aboard submarines. He subsequently served as an Operational Test Director at the Naval Information Warfare Activity developing and fielding prototype IO and EA systems. Upon graduating the Special Warfare Combatant Crewman he spent six years as a tactical Cryptologic operator. He served an administrative tour back at the Defense Language Institute where he was responsible for 200+ future linguists on a daily basis. Casey finished his Naval career as a Senior Enlisted Leader.
He has been in the private sector since retiring in 2011 as a Subject Matter Expert, instructor, Capture/Proposal Manager, Program Manager, PMO Director, and Vice President of Customer success. In his spare time Casey enjoys precision long range rifle, dynamic pistol shooting, amateur radio and reads extensively across a broad range of topics.