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JS Global Team

We are proud of our 50+ dedicated, solution-focused, and safety-minded industry leading team.  Below are some of our distinguished leadership who are continuously adapting to the everchanging needs of our clients.

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Charlie Peiffer

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Peiffer is the Chief Executive Officer of JS Global LLC responsible for value creation through revenue and EBITDA growth. He is also Chairman of the Board of JS Global Holdings. In these roles, Charlie’s experience with strategic planning, financial management, acquisitions, organizational leadership, and operating efficiencies will drive JS Global’s growth across the US and abroad.


Previously, Charlie served as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer for PAE, an Amentum company. He has also held senior leadership positions at Avaya, Lucent Technologies, Honeywell, General Electric, and Lockheed Martin. With this experience, Charlie has a long history of driving growth at both privately held and publicly traded companies. He is well-versed in serving government agencies, government contractors, and commercial clients. During these assignments, he has deployed many successful teams and strategies around the globe.


Charlie earned his B.A. in Business and Accounting from Jefferson University and an MBA in Banking and Finance from Saint Joseph’s University.


Joseph Simpson


Joseph (Joe) Simpson is the Co-Founder and President of JS Global, LLC. Joe, along with his brother John Simpson, founded the company in January of 2000 as a federal construction contractor. Joe has 30+ years of experience in the construction industry with expertise in the assessment, design and construction of Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs) and Anti-Terrorism Force Protection (AT/FP) systems.


These systems are designed to protect critical infrastructure and fixed assets for federal and private clients. As President, Joe manages the overall business operations, managing client relationships and driving the company vision and strategic partnerships.


Derek Hodges

Executive Vice President of Operations

Our Vice President of Operations draws on more than 32 years of experience in construction and construction management.  One of the critical roles he brings to our leadership team is ensuring all projects are completed on time, within budget and in accordance with JS Global’s quality and safety standards. 


His wide-ranging management responsibilities include overall project management of all construction projects, leading the estimating team, contract negotiations/management, project coordination and scheduling, monitoring quality control and safety activities.  He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland.

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Mike Geraghty

Vice President of Growth and Development

JS Global is thrilled to announce the newest member of our team, Mike Geraghty, as our Vice President of Growth and Development. Mike joins us with an impressive background from one of the nation's largest contractors, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience that will undoubtedly elevate our company to new heights. His strategic foresight and passion for collaboration are exactly what our clients expect as we forge ahead to deliver projects on time and within budget. Solidify our position as a premier Design-Build Contractor.


As part of Leadership, Mike works closely with the management teams to further establish standardized processes and provide essential training, ensuring we operate at our very best.


Wayne Cabot

Chief Operating Officer

Wayne Cabot is the Chief Operating Officer of JS Global, LLC and the most recent addition to our leadership team. He is responsible for our overall operations and implementing our strategic vision and values. In addition to his JS Global responsibilities, Wayne will be the driving force in building a strong framework to support our growing organization as well as our recent addition, Atlantic Design Group, LLC.


With over 35 years of experience as in the Construction Industry, Wayne is a proven leader in the development of highly functional and expert teams within finance, accounting, human resources, information systems, tax, risk management and legal.  A key initiative he is spearheading is leveraging the expertise of JS Global and Atlantic Design Group to offer improved resources and tools for employees as well as maximize the talents and capabilities of both companies to provide clients with a more competitive and compelling service offering.


Hope Hodges

Director of Administration & AFSO

Hope Hodges is the Director of Administration and the Assistant Facility Security Officer (AFSO) at JS Global. With over 30 years of management experience spanning various industries and global landscapes, Hope’s expertise and proactive mindset significantly enhances our infrastructure framework.

At JS Global, we recognize our employees are the cornerstone of our success. Hope’s dedicated efforts have been pivotal in revolutionizing our New Hire Onboarding process. She has spearheaded the development and implementation of a streamlined procedure, ensuring prospective team members are not just acquainted, but valued even before they step through our doors.

Hope is also a member of our security team.  Our exceptional security team prides itself in its unwavering commitment to safeguarding the sensitive information entrusted to our care. Through their dedication and expertise, they ensure our organization's data remains secure from external threats and unauthorized access.


We are honored to have Hope as an integral part of our leadership team, driving us towards greater achievements and fostering a culture of inclusion and support.

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