President and CEO Hernan H. Olivas has been with ONEIL for 17 years. As the leader of the organization, his focus has been on long-term growth, introducing new products and services, modernizing the company’s technology, and investing in new tools and solutions. He has also stressed diversification, ensuring a balanced “footprint” between existing and new markets alongside ONEIL’s traditional work in the Department of Defense space.
Prior to attaining his position, Hernan worked on the United States Army Tank-automotive Armaments Command (TACOM) Electronic Maintenance System (EMS) program beginning in 1996, advancing to the position of Program Manager in 2004. During his time as EMS PM, he oversaw the expansion of EMS from a few tactical vehicle platforms to more than 15 platforms, including combat, construction, and material handling, as well as joint programs with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. During his previous role as Director of Sales and Marketing, ONEIL experienced significant growth in commercial business revenue and client baseline.
Before joining ONEIL, Hernan worked in the manufacturing industry in work-center design, productivity and efficiency improvement, and process and product documentation. At SAIC, United Defense, and Northrop Grumman, he became a technical writer focused on design, production, and the consumer side of product-support information.
Hernan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Management from National University and has received recognition and commendations from TACOM for his service to EMS and the U.S. Army. He lives in Springboro, Ohio, with his wife Myrna and three daughters. He is an avid golfer.