SOURCE: C4 Planning Solutions, LLC

May 17, 2011 10:38 ET

C4 Planning Solutions Retains Former Assistant Secretary of Defense Paul McHale

Company Seeks to Expand Presence in U.S. Markets

AUGUSTA, GA--(Marketwire - May 17, 2011) - C4 Planning Solutions, LLC an information technology supplier of systems and services for the Department of Defense and homeland security markets, announced the Company has retained the consulting services of former Assistant Secretary of Defense Paul McHale. Mr. McHale is the president of Civil Support International LLC, a consulting firm offering advisory services to government agencies and private contractors related to military sales, homeland defense, disaster preparedness and crisis response.

An internationally recognized expert in counterterrorism and homeland defense, Mr. McHale will help to identify new market opportunities for the sale of our K-Gen™ Software Suite, which provides comprehensive plan development for Information Technology networks to both the U.S. government and foreign markets.

Mr. McHale served as the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense from 2003 to 2009. He also served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania's 15th district between 1993 and 1999. While in Congress, Mr. McHale was an active member of the House Armed Services Committee. A retired colonel in the Marine Corps Reserve, Mr. McHale served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2007. While in Afghanistan, he was a senior advisor to the Afghan National Police.

Mr. McHale commented, "C4 Planning Solutions has more than a decade of experience in developing planning products for government, homeland security and military customers. The company has produced fully integrated plans for humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, noncombatant evacuation operations, civil affairs, and the full range of Joint Military Operations. I'm proud to be associated with their lifesaving capabilities. "

"We have demonstrated capacity in developing complex IT plans and mature software applications that automate the IT planning process for our customers. We believe our capabilities and software are a solid fit for emergency response personnel supporting a local, regional or national level crisis," stated James Fennell, President of C4 Planning Solutions. "We expect Mr. McHale to be a key advisor in identifying new operational roles for our planning capabilities as well as related sales opportunities for our software products."

About K-Gen Software
The K-Gen software suite is comprised of planning modules that are portable, scalable and operate on a standard laptop computer. K-Gen will rapidly produce an IT plan that supports small to large scale operations in support of military or Homeland Security operations. Output elements are developed as data artifacts and are easily accessed for manipulation, modification or reuse, facilitating future planning requirements and personnel training.

About C4 Planning Solutions
C4 Planning Solutions is a Defense Contractor firm, headquartered in Augusta, Georgia, specializing in facilities management, operational and information security systems, joint force information systems planning, design, development, integration, training, and Computer Based Training (CBT) software. C4 is a certified ISO 9001:2008 quality organization. For further details on the Company and its products, please visit the Company's website at

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