After a thirty-one-year career as a senior Information Warfare Officer, Commander Mascolo recently retired from the Navy, leaving a lasting mark on the field. Throughout his journey, he assumed various roles, supporting the Navy, Special Operations Command, and NATO in areas encompassing command, control, communications, computers, cyber-defense, combat systems (C6), intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR). A holder of an M.S. in Network Operations and Technology, a B.A. in International Relations, and Certificates from the Tuck School of Business and Naval Postgraduate School, Richard’s credentials are matched only by his commitment to values deeply rooted in faith, honesty, and service. His tenacity for driving change and his ability to foster meaningful connections position him as a poised and invaluable asset.