Meet Our Leaders
Cape Fox Corporation has over 800 employees worldwide. Uniting our diverse team of subsidiaries and employees requires leaders who are devoted to the corporate mission and the community. A strong team looks to strong leaders for guidance and support. As a key part of the Cape Fox family, our executives provide just that.
Chief Executive Officer
As CEO for Cape Fox Corporation, Chris is responsible for managing and operating our 3 holding companies, 9 Federal subsidiaries, and 4 Commercial companies under the corporate portfolio. The diverse companies in the Cape Fox portfolio provide hospitality, tourism, IT, training, biosafety, security, healthcare, logistics, systems integration, and construction services to customers across the U.S.
Chris has a strong background with 22 years of leadership experience in key areas necessary for corporate success including management, operations, and business development. His experience with both large and small businesses covers service offerings in international security, consulting, software solutions, systems engineering, and logistics. He leverages previous work with firms in the Federal, Aerospace, and Defense industries to build relationships and plan strategic initiatives. Chris unifies Federal operations, Shared Services (i.e., back office functions), and Commercial operations to further ensure corporate growth and stability, and maximize returns for our Shareholders.
Chris holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business, and a bachelor’s degree in industrial management from Purdue University. Chris’ education and experience combine to provide the resources and reach necessary to continue leading Cape Fox Corporation to the next level of achievement.
Chief Financial Officer
As CFO at Cape Fox Corporation, Michael is responsible for managing our finance, accounting, and information technology teams. These teams provide support to a diverse portfolio of 15 companies involved in Federal contracting and Commercial tourism businesses with over 875 employees across 36 states and 6 countries.
Michael brings over 25 years of experience in finance, accounting, compliance, and operations with significant experience in implementing and integrating business systems and strategy. Coupled with a strong background leading internal and external audits, Michael leverages key skillsets in treasury management, internal controls, process improvement, management, and cross-collaboration to assist in driving business growth and profitability. He successfully contributes to rapid, high growth increases in revenue and net profit while promoting a proactive, transparent, and ethical work environment.
Michael’s education includes a Bachelor of Science in finance from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Additionally, he held C-Suite level roles as the Controller/CFO in small, middle market, and large businesses including top tier Public Sector providers. In his free time he has supported and volunteered with various first responder and emergency preparedness organizations.
President, Shared Services
Faye Wells joined Cape Fox Corporation in 2008, and currently serves as President of Cape Fox Shared Services, responsible for supporting both Federal and Commercial operations. Cape Fox Shared Services manages top talent recruitment, human resources, contracts, legal, IT, business development, marketing and communications, and accounting and finance functions to support the Corporation efficiently. Along with the CEO, Faye acts as a primary corporate contact for Board meetings, annual events, and community service projects.
Faye is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP). Drawing on her human resources expertise and providing guidance to company leadership, she ensures sound decision making and compliance. Faye is also a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP), and serves as the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for the Corporation. She strives to maintain a corporate culture that operates ethically and with integrity.
Faye earned a bachelor’s degree in education from North Carolina Wesleyan College, and attained a Six Sigma certification, providing the foundation for her improvements to organizational processes. Faye’s education and experience provide her with the tools to integrate and maintain a strong corporate support foundation.