Sequoia was founded in 2012 by passionate technologists who had two goals: (1) to deliver the best in software engineering to the National Security sector, and (2) to build a company that treated its people right. In the years since then Sequoia has not wavered from those goals.
Sequoia has attained status as a trusted provider of software engineering services to National Security customers and as a company with unparalleled benefits and culture.
The Sequoia Team is committed to provide the best software engineering capabilities to the customers that depend on us! Employee owned from the beginning, Sequoia is led by individuals who balance deep experience in the National Security sector with an ongoing desire to learn, grow, and expand.
T. Richard Stroupe Jr
CEO / Founder
Highly accomplished entrepreneurial leader with over 20 years of extensive experience in business start-up and growth, board governance, system / software development, education, and technical consulting. Competitive visionary who leads Sequoia through today’s challenging economy by utilizing an objective approach to conceptualize and implement effective business strategies and solutions.
COO / Founder
Skilled business leader and database engineer with over 20 years of experience in the National Security sector. Leverages strong communication and people skills to both lead day to day administration and operations, and also drive new growth.
Passionate software engineer who delivers both strong technical prowess paired with intuitive communication and people skills. Shapes the strategic technical direction of Sequoia, guides employee education and certification efforts, and positions the team to best meet rapidly changing customer needs. Leads and directs the Combine product teams and works closely with Combine customers to successfully achieve their goals.
VP of HR, Contracts and Recruiting
Talented human resources professional with over 20 years of experience handling full cycle technical recruitment, overseeing contracts, maintaining client relationships, and support employees the day to day operations of Sequoia.
Director of Sales and Business Development (IC)
Exceptional sales leader with almost 10 years of sales and business development experience. Leverages his talent for clear communication and sincere personal interaction, to drive both business development within the US Intelligence Community and also sales of Combine to the commercial and US Government sectors.
Director of Business Development (DoD)
Director of Finance
Skilled finance professional who oversees and adminsters all areas of finance for Sequoia including: payroll, accounts payable and receivables, billing, cash management, general ledger, banking and reconciliations. Provide strategic analysis for senior management to inform leadership decisions and also serve as the focal point for human resources management and interactions with benefits providers.