Explore Innovation at LMI

Fellows are LMI’s most distinguished subject matter experts, spanning an array of scientific and technical fields. Through LMI’s outreach and thought leadership activities, fellows mentor their colleagues and share their problem-solving approaches with customers and the public.

Kim Barnette

Kim Barnette, PhD
Fellow, Data Analysis

LMI data analysis Fellow Dr. Kim Barnette offers a wealth of experience as a consultant, project director, and senior researcher, helping local and federal government agencies by translating their data into useful information. She leverages her strengths as a leader, mentor, strategic planner, facilitator, public speaker, and collaborator while cultivating opportunities for academic partners, technicians and data scientists to develop products and deliver services.

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Ray Compton

Ray Compton
Fellow, Solutions Architecture

Ray has over 30 years of experience in solving critical acquisition gaps within the federal government. His leadership and strategic experience encompass working with all aspects of the acquisition lifecycle, from research and development to production of complex systems supporting our national defense. Ray is a retired U.S. Army colonel who joined LMI in 2019. Prior to being named a fellow, he supported internal and external LMI stakeholders in the strategic development of integrated solutions for capability gaps in national defense.

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Ron Fizer

Ron Fizer
Fellow, Management Strategy

Management strategy fellow Ron is an expert in developing and delivering solutions to counter weapons of mass destruction. As a retired U.S. Army colonel, he uses his expertise to assess readiness challenges, uncover options, and integrate holistic offerings that improve operational capability and reduce risk. Learn how Ron makes a difference in the LMI community and utilizes his experience to meet client needs.

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Brandon Greenberg

Brandon Greenberg
Fellow, Log Planning & Optimization

Brandon has advised government, nonprofit, and private-sector organizations on emergency management planning and operations for over 15 years, with a focus on improving the design of organizational and technical systems to support disaster management. He architects technical solutions to meet a variety of customer requirements, including an innovation strategy and road map for an $80 million federal logistics IT program.

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Brant Horio

Brant Horio
Fellow, Data Science

Ten years ago, Brant sought a new opportunity with increased technical mentorship, leadership, and collaboration. Since joining LMI, Brant found what he was looking for—collaborative peers who drive mutual growth. Learn what makes Brant proudest to be a part of LMI and how he uses his expertise within his role as data science fellow to innovate.

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Joseph Mariña

Joseph Mariña
Fellow, Agile Transformation Coach

Joseph is an Agile Coach with experience across technology projects in digital distribution, healthcare, logistics, and holographic computing. As a specialized generalist, Joseph finds patterns across seemingly unrelated challenges and promotes lateral innovation. His experience working across many agile frameworks led to his development of a custom Agile framework to support efforts producing LMI Forge™ prototypes in 30-45 business days.

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Shanmuga Sozhamannan, PhD

Shanmuga Sozhamannan, PhD
Fellow, Biology

As a biology fellow, Shanmuga uses his diverse experience to oversee LMI’s technical resources in the development, fielding, and sustaining of reagents, assays, and biothreat detection systems for the warfighter. He currently supports the Joint Program Executive Office’s Defense Biological Assurance Office as a technical coordinator. Learn what Shanmuga enjoys about LMI since joining from the Tauri Group.

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