Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Brillient is an information management, technology and business process management firm that helps clients transform information into actionable insight.
Randy J. (“RJ”) Kolton is President & Principal, Kolt Business Solutions, LLC, a consultancy that assists defense and federal contracting and commercial companies in enhancing their strategic, operational, and business development planning and implementation activities. From March-June 2022, he assumed duties as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer for Harmonytech, Inc., a leading-edge IT professional services provider specializing in Digital Transformation, Enterprise IT, and Cyber Security. From April 2020 to February 2022, RJ was Chief Growth Officer, Brillient Corporation. a Full Spectrum Digital Transformation company. Previous to this role, he was Senior Vice President (SVP) Business Development (BD) for Synectics for Management Decisions, Inc., From 2013-2019, RJ was SVP BD for Data Systems Analysts, Inc. From 2010-2013, he was SVP, Strategy and Corporate Development for Ideal Innovations Inc.. From 2005-2010, RJ was SVP BD for L3Communications Service Group. From 1998-2009, he was also SVP BD for MPRI, a division of L-3 beginning in 2000. A retired US Army lieutenant colonel, he served for over 22 years as an infantryman and military strategist in various command and staff positions in the White House, US Central Command, Department of the Army, and the 82d Airborne and 3d Infantry Divisions. During 1997-1998, he served as Special Assistant, Strategy in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. He was also Special Assistant for Strategic Initiatives to the Unified Commander, U.S. Central Command (1994-1997) and served as Special Assistant and Speechwriter to the Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army (1993-1994). RJ served as the G-5 (Political-Military Officer) for the 82d Airborne Division during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm (1990-1991). During 1985-1988, he was an Assistant Professor of History at the U.S. Military Academy. He received his BS from the U. S. Military Academy at West Point in 1976, an MA in History from the University of Texas, Austin, Texas in 1985 and an MMAS in Strategy from the School of Advanced Military Studies at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas in 1990. Vice President (2017-Current) and member of the Board of Directors (2016-Current) of Mid-Tier Advocacy (MTA), Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that promotes the interests of mid-tier government support service companies. Member of College Advisory Board, George Mason University College of Education and Human Development (2019-Current) WashingtonExec 2018 Pinnacle Award Business Development Executive of the Year