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The JAAW™ Group’s current staff includes the following Subject Matter Experts: CISSP Cyber Engineers, Test Engineers, Nuclear Surety Engineers, Software Development Engineers, PMI Certified Project and Program Managers, Logisticians, Procurement Specialists, and Risk Management Professionals.

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The JAAW™ Group works with Executive and Management teams to align your organization’s goals with the right programs. Portfolio management expertise optimizes return on investment. We generate opportunity and investment targets that set our clients apart.

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Our PMI professionals offer adaptable services to ensure our client’s success based on two critical services. 1. As a manager, we’ll deliver on schedule and on budget.  2. As a mentor, we’ll supervise our client’s program to ensure their success.

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Our veteran professionals are industry & government certified in: Program Management Professional (PgMP), Project Management Professionals (PMP), CMMI High Maturity Appraisers & CMMI Trainers, Risk Management, Scheduling & Planning, Systems Engineering, and more.

Joel Anderson Ward

President of The JAAW™ Group, Joel is a combat veteran specializing in Department of Defense weapons system acquisition, development, and sustainment. With a Masters Degree in Business Management, Graduate of Air Command and Staff College, a certified Project Management Professional and a certified Program Management Professional. He is certified through Defense Acquisition University in Systems Engineering, Test and Evaluation, Program Management, Budget and Finance and Acquisition Logistics. Joel has successfully delivered new capabilities for military weapons systems and supporting processes from major ACAT and SCAT programs. Joel has worked in Defense and Aerospace as a contractor and government civilian since 2009 working directly with Radar, Range Threat Systems, Range of the Future telemetry systems, Military Satellite Communications, Special Operations Fixed Wing, Fighter aircraft avionics upgrades, ICBM Cryptography, Nuclear Command Control Communications, Nuclear Surety Cross Check Analysis of Ground Based Strategic Deterrent development software, and service life extension of Minuteman III weapon system platforms.

For more than 15 years, Joel has systematically developed and implemented programs in acquisition, strategic planning, organizational strategy, process optimization, vulnerability and threat analysis, sustainment activities, supplier management, quality control, training, as well as product and process development for Federal Agencies and private contractors. Joel prides himself on innovative applications of leading industry theories, and professional experience to help customers succeed, scale responsibly and break into new markets that benefit the Government and the company.

Previously, Joel served on Active Duty in the United States Air Force and was stationed in Kunsan, South Korea, Okinawa, Japan, Kandahar, Afghanistan, Hill AFB, Utah and Balad, Air Base Iraq. During his service, Joel supported munitions; special operations; and overseas contingency operations. He currently resides in Sandy, UT and can be reached at

Adrian S. Ward

Adrian is the Executive Vice President of The JAAW™ Group for Defense and Aerospace Products and Services. For the first two years, Adrian led The JAAW™ Group as a Woman Owned Small Business with contracts including the delivery of Eastern Range telemetry solutions in support of SLBM, NASA, U.S. Space Force and Space X launches; and, Nuclear Surety Cross Check Analysis of Ground Based Strategic Deterrent development software. Additionally, Adrian oversees product and creative development for HydroDefense™; a patent pending ballistic hydration product designed for military, police and responsible civilians, with a current launch date set for early 2021.

Previously, Adrian owned of SampleThis.™ Marketing. With a Masters Degree in Integrated Marketing Communication and Strategic Public Relations, Adrian has helped both defense and commercial clients with strategic planning, continuing education courses, case studies, white papers, hybrid communication work, press releases, branding, marketing, advertising, and website management.

As an executive leader, Adrian integrates cutting edge commercial practices into defense solutions, providing value to defense customers and contractors with her robust understanding of how to sustain profitable growth, and reach target markets, with reduced costs and schedule. She currently resides in Sandy, UT and can be reached at

Sean Jones

Sean is the Vice President of Operations supporting The JAAW™ Group, Defense and Aerospace customers. He is a certified Project Management Professional® and has worked as a Defense and Aerospace industry contractor since 2011 earning numerous customer support accolades for program management.

His experience includes delivery of Eastern and Western Range telemetry solutions in support of ICBM, SLBM, NASA, U.S. Space Force and Space X launches; Nuclear Surety Cross Check Analysis of Ground Based Strategic Deterrent development software; service life extension of Minuteman III weapon system platforms; depot maintenance and modification of fifth generation low observable as well as special operations peculiar fixed-wing aircraft; solutions to complex STEM-related weapon system anomalies through partnerships with academia; and strategic capabilities studies.

Previously, Sean served 20 years worldwide in the United States Air Force including assignments to the Ryukyu Islands, Southwest Asia, the “Land of Fire and Ice”, and data masked locations. During this time, he held numerous leadership positions supporting munitions; special operations; reverse engineering; logistics; tactics, techniques and procedures development; research and development; operational test and evaluation; and overseas contingency operations culminating in his selection to Chief Master Sergeant. He currently resides in Taylor, UT and can be reached at