David Kelly, Founder and Managing Director
David Kelly is the founder and Managing Director of Xenon Group and brings nearly 25 years of public and private sector operational experience.
David is the former VP and Global Lead for Service Delivery at Brightstar, a $10b provider of supply chain services.
He began his career in the private sector with Accenture after serving 5 years as an Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.
During his 11-year tenure with Accenture, David led a variety of transformational supply chain, procurement and business operations programs.
David’s industry experience includes: private equity, telecommunications, retail, healthcare, energy, media and high tech, government consumer packaged goods and homebuilding products.
His international work experience includes locations such as Australia, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Qatar and Spain.
He holds an MBA from the University of Colorado and an APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Management.
David lives in Denver with his wife and two children and enjoys quality family time and just about anything outdoors.
Darin Powers, Senior Advisor
Darin Powers is a catalyst for positive change with a passion for investing in others and launching their success. He has more than 26 years of experience leading corporations and governmental organizations through large-scale transformations, generating significant EBITDA value in the process. Darin has been repeatedly called upon to envision and articulate new directions, translate strategy into effective operations, launch start-ups, accelerate expansion, and recover and optimize businesses. A seasoned leader, Darin currently serves as Senior Vice President, National Security Solutions for NT Concepts and is the Principal of Verum Partners, a niche growth and leadership consultancy. Formerly the Chief Operating Officer of Toffler Associates, a strategy consultancy, Darin brings his talents to both commercial and governmental organizations, enabling clients to excel in our rapidly changing global marketplace. Prior to Toffler Associates, Darin served in executive and director roles for both DynCorp International and Northrop Grumman and held multiple command and staff roles as a Marine Corps officer. He now actively serves in Board of Director and Senior Advisor roles. A business minded technologist at heart, Darin possesses an MS in Space Systems from the Naval Postgraduate School, a BS Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and has taken executive education at the business schools of both the University of Chicago and the University of Virginia.