Leading the Way

Proven & Trusted


Experienced Team

Who We Are

EXPANSIA is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business that focuses on how to rapidly deliver government and commercial technology with agility. EXPANSIA supports its clients to become agile in their practices, governance, methodologies, technology, delivery, automation, business models, and culture. We specialize in architecting and building continuous integration pipelines, DevOps-enabled processes, and Cloud-ready solutions for on-prem, commercial/classified/Gov Cloud, and hybrid IT systems.

EXPANSIA’s experienced staff includes technically-trained personnel with advanced engineering degrees and subject-matter expertise from the military, defense, and space communities. In recent experience, EXPANSIA has performed with distinction in helping to transition ISR-based technologies and to modernize weapon systems for the United States Air Force, the National Space Defense Center, the FAA, and others. In short, EXPANSIA is dedicated to helping programs deploy technology faster.

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Gears of Government Award Recipient

Hall of Winners

"Kobayashi Maru was recognized as a winner not only within the DoD, but as a winner across the entire Federal workforce. This award recognizes teams and individuals who play a pivotal role in achieving modern and effective government. The Kobayashi Maru team developed an enterprise-level ecosystem responsive to the dynamic and evolving threats found in space. Their agile software practices allow for capability deliveries within days as opposed to years. Outstanding work!"

Vice Commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base

Adam "AJ" Jarnagin

Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner

Adam “AJ” Jarnagin is a United States Air Force (USAF) service-disabled veteran and CEO & Founding Partner of our defense technology and strategy consulting firm based in the Boston area. For over 20 years, AJ has been a military and defense advocate focused on connecting the right people and organizations, technology, and tailored product development, integration, and deployment strategies enabling the rapid delivery of C4ISR, Space, and Cyber capabilities for our nation’s defense. AJ and his wife Tynel have four children and reside in Amherst, NH.

Tynel Jarnagin

Chief Operations Officer

Tynel Jarnagin has been with EXPANSIA since it's beginning, organizing and managing business structure. Drawing on her degree in Business Administration and Management, Tynel is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Human Resources, government compliance, and employee satisfaction and has been consistently recognized as an organized, independent leader.

Richard J. Nelson

Chief Financial Officer

Rick joined EXPANSIA in the summer of 2015 with a wealth of knowledge and experience in developing and transitioning technology for the benefit of our nation's security. Rick helps shape corporate strategy, propose new business, manage current contracts, and help customers become more agile in the way they deploy technology faster--among other things.

Steve Vorisek

Chief Portfolio Officer

A retired Air Force Officer and former Civil Servant, Steve’s 32 years of DoD experience ranges from Air Battle Management, engineering and program management (PM). Prior to joining EXPANSIA, Steve was an AF Civil Servant and PM leading the Open Architecture Distributed Common Ground System transformation. Steve’s operational AF experience includes over 600 hours in the E-3/AWACS, with 400 of those hours in combat. Steve holds a master’s degree in Professional Aeronautics and has AF certifications in program management, engineering and logistics.
Our Core Values

Our Commitment to Our Clients

In today's fast-paced market, many organizations sacrifice quality service, customer satisfaction, and product innovation for the bottom line. EXPANSIA is committed to building long-term relationships with its clients and partners by focusing not only on excellent results but also on the methods and communication tools we use to achieve them. This approach is reinforced through our P.A.C.T. that we make to you and to each other:

  • Passion for successfully delivering transformative results
  • Accountability to our customers and to each other
  • Courage to decide and act
  • Transparency with integrity in every action

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