Mike Noel is the Director, for National Programs at Stellar Solutions Inc., a leading provider of expert systems engineering, integration and program management. Serving intelligence, defense, civil, and commercial customers, Stellar Solutions delivers aerospace and systems engineering capabilities involving satellites in space, sensors on Earth, and intricate technology connections across multiple frontiers. Mr. Noel has been with Stellar Solutions since 2016 and has been placed in roles of increasing responsibility and influence since he joined. The National Programs portfolio that Mr. Noel manages includes work across several contracts with various members of the Intelligence Community, and working on new aspects for the company including developing an Agile Training and Coaching offering, and in addition he is working to help broker advances in technology with Stellar’ s Chief Technology Officer and some large firms you may have heard of (Amazon, Intel, HP, Dell, etc…).
Before Mr. Noel assumed his current, he served as a Program Manager on one of Stellar’s prime contracts with the National Reconnaissance Organization ((NRO). In this capacity he lead a team that was responsible for helping to prepare the NRO for any contingencies that would involve securing continuity of government and maintaining continued operations, Mr. Noel also led a contracting and proposal effort for Stellar Solutions for a new systems integration role with a space program associated with a mission in support of the Intelligence Community.
Prior to joining Stellar Solutions, Mr. Noel worked for 26 years at a small company named Scitor Corporation. At Scitor he held a variety of positions from Systems Engineer, to a Team and Business Lead, and finally as a Program Manager for a 200 person contract supporting NRO Operations around the globe.. After Scitor was acquired by a large firm (SAIC) Mr. Noel began to seek a new place of employment more consistent with his priorities and values. His focus was on a smaller company where he could make a difference and where the culture was focused on satisfying customer’s critical needs with people working in their dream jobs – this lead him to Stellar Solutions.
Mr. Noel has also served in various positions with Ultrasystems, and the US Air Force.
Prior to attending the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Mr. Noel was a resident of the great state of Tennessee and he graduated from Knoxville Catholic High School. Today Mr. Noel resides in Leesburg, VA, and with his wife Kimberlyn; they are the proud parents of three; Jacquelyn (20), Sarah (15) and John (11).