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The BlueDragon Team

Rob De La Espriella

Rob De La Espriella

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Rob established DLE Technical Services, LLC (DLE) in 2006. DLE is a prime contractor for the Department of Energy.  Rob is the creator of the BlueDragon Hyper-Integrated Causal Analysis (HCA) methodology, a disruptive, next-generation problem-solving methodology specifically designed to tackle the complexities of human-centric problems in modern socio-technical work environments.

William J. (Bill) Toth

William J. (Bill) Toth, PhD

Vice President of Research & Development

Bill is the former Manager of the Project, Program Management Office for International Nuclear Nonproliferation programs. Bill and Rob are collaborating on programs that will help sites important to national security with the proactive identification and mitigation of external threats to these most secure facilities.

Col. John Black

Col. John Black (US Marine Corps, Retired)

Chief Growth Officer

John is a defense, security, and government professional with more than 26 years’ experience in leadership, needs assessment, problem-solving, and solution delivery. John holds a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. He is also a distinguished National Security Fellow from MIT’s Security Studies Program and a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Program of Leadership Development. He has a TS/SCI clearance.

Scott English

Scott English, M.Ed., PMP

Project Management

Scott came to DLE after 27 years in the US Air Force.  He is PMP certified and is the Project Manager for our government contracts.

Joy Worrell

Joy Worrell

Director of Public Relations

Joy joined DLE Technical Services in May 2020.  She is our Public Relations expert and strengthens our corporate communications.  Joy is our first point of contact for new students and recent graduates of our training programs.

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Vannesa Aguirre

Chief Administrative Officer

Vannesa is a former C-Suite Executive Administrative Professional that specializes in business process optimization and automation.  Vannesa manages our IT infrastructure, our training courses in the virtual environment, and adds value to our company vision and organizational intelligence by managing processes from idea to execution.

Industry Advisors

Allen Moe, P.E.

Allen Moe, P.E.

Senior Advisor

Marwood Allen Moe (Allen) is the former Assistant Director for the Office of Cost Estimating at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center. Prior to joining the DOE he served 14 years as a Civil Engineering Officer in the USAF and as the Chief Engineer for the City of Dayton, OH Water Department. Allen has over 30-years of experience in heavy civil design and construction, construction management; environmental remediation design, construction and operations; and development of cost estimates.

Elizabeth F. Dunn, P.E.

Senior Advisor

Ms. Elizabeth (Betsy) Dunn is a results-oriented, hands-on professional, adept at solving complex problems, evaluating risks, and implementing solutions.  Ms. Dunn spent nearly 20 years at Argonne National Laboratory, working in a variety of roles, including: Director of environment, safety, and health (ESH), project management, nuclear operations, facilities management, and quality assurance.

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Col. Rob Dillon (US Army, Retired)

Military & Police Advisor

Rob is a a military, police, and security professional with more than 32 years of experience leading personnel, developing strategy and communications, building teams, integrating functional staff, leveraging analytics, and implementing operational performance management to achieve sustainable protection outcomes. He has a TS/SCI Clearance.