When he founded S.R. Technologies in 1999, it was meant to be another 2 year project. Throughout his career, he was involved with training and education in high risk or mission critical systems that have become the staple of the information age. He has instructed at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center; the National Association of Technical Investigators; the Southeast Technical Investigators Association; numerous State and regional training centers; US Government and military facilities around the world. For his work, he has been recognized by the US Government, elements of the US Special Operations community, and law enforcement agencies in the US and abroad. He is a long standing member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA); National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA); International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA). He is a certified firearms instructor and competes in action shooting sports where he also serves as the Florida Area Coordinator for the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA); Rick is a strong supporter of charities that assist fallen and wounded warriors and their families, as well as other groups supporting the US military.
Chief Operating Officer, SRT Wireless
Jesse Adams joined SRT Group as General Counsel late 2016. His background includes attending the University of Miami School of Law, during which time he worked for various commercial litigation law firms as well as held internships with two Justices on the Florida Supreme Court, and a judge on the Third District Court of Appeal. After graduating law school with honors Mr. Adams was accepted to the Navy JAG Corps, serving eight years on Active-Duty in numerous commands across the globe including Japan and Afghanistan, and volunteered for duty onboard USS Ronald Reagan and USS George Washington.
Mr. Adams carried the responsibility of advising some of the military’s top leadership. Notably, Mr. Adams served as the Command Judge Advocate and sole legal advisor to the Mayport Naval Station Commanding Officer, as well as the legal advisor to senior leadership of over 80 military tenant commands. Mr. Adams served in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom where he was selected as the Executive Assistant and Military Liaison for the command’s Civilian Deputy Director, a leader within the State Department responsible for U.S. Rule of Law Development and Detention Operations throughout all of Afghanistan. During that tour, Mr. Adams also provided direct support to the 3-Star Admiral (SEAL) who led his command. Mr. Adams further served as the Assistant General Counsel to the Chief of Naval Personnel, a 3-Star Admiral charged with the overall manpower readiness, strategy, and policy for the entire U.S. Navy.
His accomplishments while on Active-Duty included being ranked as the #1 Judge Advocate assigned to the Southeast Region, recognized as the Command Services Attorney of the Year (chosen from JAGs serving world-wide), and was ranked by the Chief of Naval Personnel as #1 out of 51 Lieutenants assigned to the Admiral’s command.
Since leaving Active-Duty, Mr. Adams has practiced commercial litigation and family law, is a member of the Broward County Bar Association, has been elected to the Board of Directors for Broward Navy Days (the organization who plans and hosts Fort Lauderdale Fleet Week), and still proudly serves as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserves.
Vincent Costagliola joined SR Technologies, a forerunner of SRT Wireless, in 2004 as a software developer, quickly advancing to the position of Vice President of the Information Systems Group. In his current capacity, Vincent is responsible for the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for both strategic and tactical software platforms as well as internal IT infrastructure. His technical background includes 15 years experience in software development platforms such as C, Visual Basic, and Visual Studio/Visual Studio.net, as well as an extensive knowledge of systems integration and business analytics. He is an active member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) and Young AFCEANS, and is an appointed member of the national AFCEA Technology Committee. He is also active in the High Technology Criminal Investigation Association (HTCIA) and InfraGard, a partnership between the US FBI and the private sector. Vincent holds a BS in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis on Computer Engineering and has two minors in Criminal Justice and Military Sciences. He also has a Project Management Professional certification and is a member of Project Management Institute (PMI). Vincent’s current focus is on emerging wireless technologies and cross-platform utilization of satellite, cellular and WiFi (802.11x) wireless networks.
SR Technologies, Inc.
James O’Brien joined SR Technologies, a forerunner of SRT Wireless, as a Quality Assurance Engineer in 2005. Within three months he was elevated to Manager, and soon thereafter was selected as the Director of Quality Assurance. In this role James and his team are responsible for developing and carrying out all Project Lifecycle and Quality Assurance testing processes and methodologies, seeking to identify possible defects and enhancements and provide flawless hardware and software for all strategic and tactical platforms. James now serves the company as the Vice President of Government Operations. In this role, he will continue to manage all aspects of Quality Assurance and Training in addition to the added role of Business Development of Government Systems and Solutions. James will be reporting to Luis Llorens, the President of S.R. Technologies, but will also work closely with the SRT Group Board of Directors in matters relating to operations with SRT Group sister companies, (SRT Wireless and SRT Aviation) and strategic business relationships. He is a graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, with a B.A. in Economics and a minor in Public Policy. He has been working in the software industry for the past 20 years.
Director of Law Enforcement Technologies, SRT Wireless