CES is a Veteran’s Affairs verified Service–Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and an SBA certified minority-owned Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) founded in 2002 by former FBI executives. We are headquartered in St. Augustine, FL with a satellite office in Rockville, MD serving the National Capitol Region.
We are an accomplished contractor providing professional investigative, intelligence, compliance, staffing, and training solutions and services to local, state and federal government agencies and commercial companies. CES utilizes the newest and most cost-effective tools and processes to conduct high quality investigations and intelligence assessments, provide staffing and recruiting solutions and training for its clients and partners.
Our leadership team is complementary in their roles while engaging employees at all levels within CES to ensure the company’s success while maintaining the highest levels of integrity. We promote the sharing of ideas, experiences, and technologies to develop and deliver innovative solutions.
Carl Florez is the President of CES, LLC. Mr. Florez is retired from the FBI where he last served as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Seattle FBI Division. Mr. Florez conducted and oversaw intelligence operations, computer forensics, and cyber investigations during his tenure with the FBI. Mr. Florez helped create several FBI Intelligence Sharing initiatives including the Los Angeles Joint Drug Intelligence Group (JDIG), the National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC), and the FBI’s 911 national response team focusing on financial intelligence matters. Mr. Florez is a subject matter expert in healthcare fraud, open-source analysis, and drug diversion.
Mr. Florez has over 20 years of federal government contracting experience serving in various capacities from Program Director to SME on federal contracts where CES has provided services.
Senior Vice President of Operations
Roger Morrison is the Senior Vice President of CES, LLC. His duties include providing oversight of all company operations, including leadership, and program management for all CES government and commercial investigative contracts and projects, as well as coordination of CES’ business development efforts.
Mr. Morrison is retired from the FBI where he last served as a former member of the Senior Executive Service assigned to the FBI’s elite Counterterrorism Division. He brings more than 34 years of leadership experience to CES, having supervised major criminal, terrorism and counterintelligence investigations and operations. In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, he was directly responsible for leading the unprecedented expansion of the FBI-led Joint Terrorism Task Forces and the establishment of the National Joint Terrorism Task Force.
He earned the 2005 Attorney General’s Award in recognition of his effective leadership and cooperation with senior officials from the defense, intelligence, diplomatic, homeland security, public safety, domestic and international law enforcement communities, and served on White House Interagency Policy Committees. Prior to his FBI career, he spent 13 years as a police detective in Pennsylvania, earning recognition as Police Officer of the Year in 1989.
Vice President of Government Programs
Justine Cronk, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), has been with CES since 2011 supporting and managing CES’ compliance and audit programs for federal and state. Ms. Cronk is also heavily involved with our business development and proposal management teams. Her experience includes conducting and managing audits and inspections, including health care fraud investigations, provider enrollment site visits, audits involving deadly recall products, and tobacco compliance audits.
As Vice President of Government Programs, Ms. Cronk oversees an experienced investigative analytical team and a large nationwide pool of trained and experienced investigators, inspectors, analysts, and auditors. She strives for efficiencies through continual performance improvement, leading to elevated quality control measures. Ms. Cronk is dedicated to providing sound solutions to productively manage CES’ success as a small business as a federal government contractor.