Our Team

Cherry A. Maxwell: is the CEO of BDS. After 30 years of serving her country retiring as a Chief Master Sergeant of the United States Air Force with 15 years in Senior Management, she took the reigns adding new services while integrating its high performance solution based contract management for diverse services with new technology tools and processes geared toward energy, health, human resources, and social services spaces.  She has a wealth of knowledge in training Contracting Officer Technical Representatives for government acquisition projects and managed contract vehicles for a broad range of services. She holds degrees in Organizational Management, Human Resources, and Emerging Technology.

Melvin M. Maxwell: is the President and Managing Director. After 39 years of experience in cradle to grave contract management serving as a United States Air Force officer, Mr. Maxwell utilized that experience and applied it to general contracting which was instrumental through years of exponential growth and challenges. He turned over the day to day administrative management of the company to the CEO focusing on the strategic direction and company’s contract and business expansion. He has worked as a Contracting Officer, Contract Administrator, Chief of Services and Supply, and Utilities Contract Administrator and Negotiator for the Department of Defense; and a CEO, President, VP Business Development, and Contract Manager for BDS. He is a Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) with degrees in Counseling and Leadership, Engineering, Contracts and Social Science.

Maurice L. Maxwell: is Vice President of Operations and Commercial Contracts. He is responsible for the management of all day to day operations in the field to include all project managers and site supervisors and their budgets. He also expands BDS into commercial contracts around the world. He has 17 years project management and cradle to grave contract management experience bringing technological solutions to projects and operations. He holds degrees in Leadership and Theology.

Mikaela M. Maxwell: is the Director of Marketing and Business Development.  She is responsible for the reach and penetration of BDS into the Federal and Commercial contracting spaces for diverse services using technological platforms and marketing strategies.  She manages the acquisition cycle for incoming request for proposals while expanding BDS capabilities into new markets.  She helps shape BDS employee culture of excellence and creatively maintains our branding in every stream of business.  She holds a MBA and a degree in Psychology.

Nicole S. Maxwell: is the Chief Financial Officer. She heads the leadership in the tactical and strategic financial operations of BDS. Nicole focuses on building policies and procedures that are not only GAAP compliant, but that enable the business to run efficiently. She is a proven relationship builder with the ability to improve workflow, control costs, and build strong teams. She has over 10 years of experience as a Senior Accountant and Director of Finance supporting a variety of industries to include DOD weapons systems, technology, medical coding, diverse services, and government contracting. She has worked as an Accountant and Billing Manager for contracts with BAE Systems and General Dynamics. She holds a degree in Accounting.