Meet the Leadership

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Gary L Martin

Managing Partner

Gary has been a part of the Intelligence Community for 30 years. His experience ranges from Imagery Analysis to Strategic Development. He served 13 years in the U.S. Army, and has been stationed all over the globe.


He is married and has two daughters. In his limited spare time he likes to work on his 1973 Corvette and attend to his small herd of Dexter cattle



Denis Roy

Managing Partner

Denis brings more than 20 years of DoD and Intelligence Community experience, specifically in areas of Program Management, Systems Integration, and Imagery Analysis. Denis served ten years in the United States Marine Corps in various leadership roles. He transitioned from his military career to support the IC in 2002.


In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and daughter

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Ron Schutte

Managing Partner

Ron has over 35 years of experience in the Intelligence Community; specializing within the Geospatial-Intelligence arena.  After 20 years of military service, Ron retired from the US Army.  Through Ron’s travels, he has gained an appreciation for the many different cultures he has had the pleasure to experience. 


Ron currently resides in the St Louis metro area and is married with three children.  During Ron’s spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing his acoustic guitar.


Neal Speas

Director Program Managment Office (PMO)

Neal’s responsibilities encompass the various aspects of program delivery to ensure that customer’s mission needs are met while also providing strategic growth opportunities for employees. As a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) Neal brings experience in recruitment, account management and program management, leveraging critical skills in each area to ensure that the highest level of services are delivered.

Neal studied at James Madison University and is passionate about building relationships with employees, partners, and customers alike. A lover of the outdoors, Neal likes to spend his spare time hiking or working in his backyard, traveling with his wife to experience different cultures, and getting in quality time with their dog.

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Karen Schutte


Karen made a career change in 2014. After more than 20 years working in Procurement and Inventory control, Karen decided to return to school and fulfill her dream of obtaining an accounting degree. Karen began working with ProCleared as a temporary employee in 2015 as the bookkeeper. Late in 2016 Karen became a permanent employee and was promoted to Comptroller in 2018.

She is responsible for all accounting functions, payroll, she also maintains contract, project, and expense modules within Costpoint. Karen is the office manager for the ProCleared West located in Chesterfield MO. Additionally, Karen is the administrator for Deltek software.

She is married with 5 children and 8 grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, many outdoor activities, spending time with family and reading

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Karen Micich

Director Human Resources

Karen has over 25 years of progressive human resources experience in a variety of industries including legal, corporate, and manufacturing.  Karen’s background includes having earned her BA with a psychology/sociology double major from Maryville University, graduate work in human resources management from Washington University, and her initial PHR certification in 2007. 

Committed to an employee-centric company culture through understanding everyone in the organization is connected, allowing employees to work together to achieve a common goal.  Responsible for overseeing the human resources department focusing on employment law, compensation, and employee experience.

Married with two grown sons.  Karen enjoys gardening, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

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Jackie Solomon

Director Business Development

Jackie began her Business Development career in proposal management more than 12 years ago. Her diverse background working with the US Military as a support contractor overseas has informed her perspective on how to protect the interests of the business as well as serve soldiers with the highest commitment to quality.

As the Director of Business Development for ProCleared, LLC., Jackie is responsible to develop the growth roadmap and oversee the quality processes for both Business Opportunity Development and Successful Proposal Processes.

She has been married to her life partner for more than 35 years and has two grown daughters of whom she is immensely proud. In her spare time, she studies history and genealogy.