Leadership

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Nick Powers

Nick Powers is President of Data Works, an E3/Sentinel Company. Nick is responsible for the operation and growth of Data Works and works closely with the E3/Sentinel leadership team to drive business expansion and deliver client-centered results. Nick's goals include the growth and development of Data Works staff and providing exceptional support to mission-focused customers.

Data Works merged with E3/Sentinel in 2019 to help expand its capabilities and accelerate growth within the Intelligence Community. Data Works is a leading provider of mission analytics, big data and software development solutions to the Intelligence Community.  As the President of Data Works, Nick will continue building on the foundation that has made Data Works what it is today – a highly respected, employee focused technology company that supports mission critical projects within the Intelligence Community. With the support of E3/Sentinel, Data Works will increase capabilities and project offerings while maintaining quality and culture.  Nick will provide oversight to Data Works staff and interface with E3/Sentinel leadership to accelerate growth and present unique opportunities to employees and customers.

Before joining E3/Sentinel, Nick co-founded Data Works and helped build it from a startup into a well-respected small business with top technical talent.  His previous experience is as a software developer with expertise in large scale data transformation and analytics.  Nick is a graduate of Virginia Tech and an enthusiastic Hokie.

Andy Maner

Andrew (“Andy”) Maner is the Chief Executive Officer of Data Works, an E3/Sentinel Company as well as CEO of E3/Sentinel. He is responsible for setting the strategic direction, long-term goals, and growth objectives while positioning the firm for continued expansion into new markets. Andy ensures consistent delivery excellence to clients while maintaining a strong culture of professional development and a future strategy of growth. He has over 25 years of executive leadership experience in both private and public sectors.

In 2016, Andy purchased a majority stake in Sentinel where he served as the Chairman. He helped lead organic and external acquisition growth strategies for Sentinel, which is a management consulting and solutions business focused on national security clients. NewSpring Holdings purchased a controlling interest in Sentinel in September 2018. From 2010 to 2015, Andy served as the Managing Partner of US Federal within IBM Global Business Services where he managed the $1.6B consulting and solutions and technology business. Prior to leading their acquisition by IBM, Andy was the Chief Executive Officer of NISC, a $200M information management, services, and technology consulting firm serving the federal market. In addition to his work in the private sector, Andy served as the Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Homeland Security from 2004 to 2006 and as Chief of Staff to Customs Commissioner Bonner from 2002 to 2004, where he led the transition of three agencies into Customs and Border Protection. He also served in the administration of President George H. W. Bush in the White House and as a Staff Assistant under Press Secretary Marlin Fitzwater in the White House Press Office (1991 to 1993).  He later accompanied President Bush into private life in Houston after the 1992 election and served as the Special Assistant to the 1993 United Nations Envoy to Somalia in Mogadishu.

Andy holds a Master of Business Administration from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts from Purdue University. He also serves on the Board of Directors for No Greater Sacrifice, a non-profit that dedicates scholarships for higher education to families of fallen and wounded service members.