Our management team brings more than 150 years of senior level experience leading critical programs at the intersection of law enforcement and intelligence.

Chris Turner

Founder & Managing Principal

Navy Veteran with 30 years of experience spanning project management, systems development and integration, financial management, and manufacturing within Defense and Civilian sectors. He has led development and analysis teams in support of critical National Security programs at the National Security Agency and Homeland Security programs at DHS Customs & Border Protection (CBP).

Paul Hamrick


Paul is a Senior Executive with over 35 years of investigations, intelligence, and training experience. He served for 28 years with U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP); U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); and, the former U.S. Customs Service, becoming a member of the Senior Executive Service prior to his retirement. During this time, he conducted investigations focused on international drug trafficking and money laundering, commercial fraud and the illegal export of technology and munitions. Paul served in a variety of law enforcement leadership positions including Deputy Assistant Commissioner in the CBP Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) where he oversaw CBP OPR’s internal investigations and intelligence analysis operations, as well CBP’s personnel security, physical security, polygraph, and internal inspections programs. At ICE, Paul served as the Director of the ICE training academy and Chief of the ICE OPR training unit where he managed anti-corruption training programs for both ICE and CBP immediately following the March 2003 establishment of the Department of Homeland Security. In the private sector, Paul served as an executive in a large defense contractor, leading CBP, CIS, ICE and DHS-related programs. Paul also worked in the banking and financial sector as Assistant Vice President at a large financial institution with offices across the mid-Atlantic and Southeast U.S. In this role, he oversaw internal investigative programs focused on risk mitigation, asset protection and insider threats.

Richard Denholm II


Rich is a law enforcement and legal expert with over 26 years’ experience as a U.S. government official. Rich is an attorney licensed by the Ohio Supreme Court and D.C. Court of Appeals and served as a Special Agent and Supervisory Special Agent with the FBI for over 22 years. He worked as the Chief of the FBI’s Public Corruption Unit overseeing the FBI’s top criminal priority program and led the FBI’s Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) program. He is also an expert in information and intelligence sharing having served as the FBI’s Deputy Director (and Acting Director, an SES position) for DOJ’s OCDETF Fusion Center – a multiagency data sharing and collaboration center. Rich received the U.S. Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service and a commendation from the FBI Director for his leadership in the investigation and federal RICO conviction of a former Member of Congress. Rich also received DOJ’s OCDETF Director’s Award and the OCDETF Fusion Center Director’s Award for his outstanding contributions to DOJ’s intelligence sharing program. He is currently providing legal, privacy and policy expertise and guidance on an A1C Partners federal law enforcement agency contract.

Mike Taylor

Director – Business Development

Mike leads A1C Partners’ opportunity identification, partnership development, and corporate growth activities. Mike blends his 10+ years of program management experience within the Federal market with more than a decade of small business marketing, sales, and corporate development experience in the private sector. Mike’s primary focus is developing and executing an actionable strategy to source, shape, bid, and win business opportunities. In his role, Mike is singularly responsible for identifying and evaluating business opportunities which enhance our firm’s ability to deliver high-quality services to clients within the Federal law enforcement, homeland security, and intelligence markets.

Jonathan Crowe


Jonathan is a former military and law enforcement officer with over 27 years experience conducting investigations, providing training, and working with the intelligence community. As a former Marine, Jonathan served as a Scout Sniper Platoon Commander, Battalion Intelligence Officer, and analyst at the Marine Corps Intelligence Activity. As an FBI Special Agent and Supervisory Special Agent for over 22 years, Jonathan served in a variety of roles at both the Special Operations Division (SOD) and the OCDETF Fusion Center (OFC). At SOD, Jonathan initially worked on the Classified Programs before becoming a Staff Coordinator responsible for coordinating transnational organized crime and gang investigations involving federal, state, and local law enforcement entities. Jonathan later served as a Section Chief at the OCDETF Fusion Center (OFC) before returning to SOD as the Deputy Special Agent in Charge (DSAC). Although SOD and the OFC exploit distinct data sets and produce different products, both centers utilize similar multi-agency data tanks to accomplish the shared mission of enhancing investigations while providing deconfliction to maximize investigative results. As an FBI adjunct faculty member, Jonathan was also intimately involved in providing training to a wide variety of law enforcement audiences to market the SOD and OFC resources. As the SOD DSAC, Jonathan implemented an enterprise-wide continuing education training program focused on electronic surveillance, emerging technologies, legal issues, and best investigative practices.

Kyle Millinger

Senior Manager

Kyle is a Senior Manager with more than 10 years of experience leading open source intelligence analysis programs for federal agencies in the law enforcement and intelligence communities. Kyle previously served as the lead intelligence analyst during the establishment of an intelligence collection and analysis team supporting a federal law enforcement agency in its domestic and international investigative operations. Since 2017, Kyle has led A1C’s open source intelligence analysis efforts in support of its federal clients, supervising a team of analysts who operate at the intersection of the law enforcement and intelligence communities. In addition to his practical experience as an intelligence analyst, Kyle is an experienced instructor who has delivered basic and advanced intelligence collection and analysis training programs throughout the United States, and to personnel representing a variety of domestic and foreign agencies. Kyle’s current focus is the development and implementation of open source tactics, techniques and procedures that facilitate the development of comprehensive analytical products, and that inform the tactical and strategic operations of our clients.

Chief Rodney S. Scott, Retired

Strategic Advisor

Rodney retired as Chief, U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) with over 29 years of experience in federal law enforcement and international border security. Rodney served as Chief of USBP in both the Trump and Biden administrations where he led over 21,000 personnel and was responsible for securing the vast international borders of the U.S. between the official ports of entry. Throughout his career, Rodney served 24 years in progressive leadership positions within USBP and U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) including nine years in the Senior Executive Service. Rodney is known for consistently producing highly effective results driven teams through his enthusiastic and innovative leadership. Rodney was a plank holder in DHS/CBP and was directly involved in the development of U.S. Customs and Border Protections anti-terrorism programs, policies, and initiatives. Rodney led the expansion and formalization of robust intelligence functions within USBP which resulted in more effective and efficient border security and dramatically improved information sharing across law enforcement and IC communities.