Before his current position, Steve Reichert served as LRS’s Senior Executive Vice President where he was responsible for special access programs that integrated technologies with special operations requirements. Prior to joining LRS Steve founded Tier 1 Group (T1G), a defense-related company which provides specialized services and training to the US Government & other agencies. T1G is backed by one of the world’s largest and respected private equity firms (Cerberus Capital). Steve grew the company from a start-up to an industry leader in 3 years, served as T1Gs CEO & BOD for five years. Steve served 12 years in the United States Marine Corps with two years in combat zones in the middle-east. He was medically retired after taking an IED blast in while serving in Iraq.