Mercdia Illery-Thomas

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mercdia Illery-Thomas is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ninx Technologies. She is a retired, highly decorated Navy Cryptologic Veteran with over 30 years experience supporting the Intelligence Community. Mercdia has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Management, a Master of Business Administration (MBA), and a Master of Science in Technology Management (Project Management) from the University of Maryland. Mercdia also holds a Certificate in Business Project Management.

Mercdia has significant experience in directing and managing Administrative Offices, Training and Security Programs. She has served as a Program and Project Manager, Project Engineer and Senior Technical Lead Trainer.

Ronald L. Thomas

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Ron Thomas is the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Ninx Technologies. He is a retired, highly decorated Navy Cryptologic Veteran with over 32 years of experience supporting the Intelligence Community. He is a graduate of Roosevelt University with a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and a Master Degree in Strategic Intelligence from the Joint Military Intelligence College (renamed the National Intelligence University).

Ron is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and has served as a Senior SIGINT Subject Matter Expert, Senior Systems Engineer, Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA), Senior Test Engineer, Senior Operations Research/Systems Analyst, Acquisition Manager and Deployment Facilitator.