About Our Team

Experience. Character. Vision.

Executive Leadership Team

Conan Richard Bruce, MPA

Conan Richard Bruce, MPA

Principal Consultant

Mr. Bruce is a retired federal law enforcement officer with over twenty-eight years of government service. 

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His knowledge, skills, and experience are from a varied combination of active & reserve U.S. Army assignments and U.S. government civilian positions. During his decades of public sector work he also founded or co-founded several private companies and enjoys the challenges of business as much as the challenges of public service.
Conan Joseph Higgins, Esq., KM, LL.M

Conan Joseph Higgins, Esq., KM, LL.M

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Legal Officer

Mr. Higgins is currently a practicing lawyer, specializing in international business law, and is a combat veteran and former US Air Force officer with over 25 years of experience in Special Operations.

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Admitted to the Court of International Trade, Mr. Higgins is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management (UK) and an Associate, Charted Institute of Legal Executives. In this capacity, Mr. Higgins is recognized by the World Bank as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) with significant experience in international compliancy issues including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations/Export Administration Regulations/Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, “OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions”, and the UK Bribery Act.
John Allen Smith III

John Allen Smith III

Vice President of Program Management

Mr. Smith possesses over 17 years of experience with contract and program management experience spanning the US Military, Federal Government both Civil and Defense, and the Intelligence Community.

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Prior to joining ISG, John was enlisted in the US Army Reserves where he deployed to Iraq and served in multiple leadership roles during his service. John began his career with the US Geological society as a civil-servant. Upon completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, John then transitioned into the private sector as a contract government employee where John continues supporting teams and clients in the security, defense and intelligence industries.

Experience

Character

Vision

Board Of Directors

Bernadette Davis

Bernadette Davis

Director

Director of Finance at immixGroup, an Arrow Company

Edward G. Burley

Edward G. Burley

Director

Retired Brigadier General, U.S. Army; Assistant United States Attorney

Earl Rocca

Earl Rocca

Director

Retired Sergeant, Frederick Police Department; Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Reserves

Why Impavidus?

The word Impavidus means unafraid. The origin, for our company, is from the motto of the Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS): INVISUS, INAUDITUS, IMPAVIDUS (Unseen, Unheard, Unafraid). Our founder served in FAMS after 9/11. ISG is fearless in it’s pursuit to provide the best service possible to it’s customers. We are mission focused and results driven. We are Impavidus.

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