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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


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

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.

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

Facility Security Officer & Operations Manager

Hope Hodges is the Facility Security Officer and Operations Manager of JS Global, LLC. She manages our Security Program to ensure company and customer security requirements are met as well as compliance to the NISPOM.


As to be expected in a rapidly growing organization, Hope supports a broad range of responsibilities in addition to spearheading the Security Program. She leverages more than 30 years of management experience supporting companies across various industries and on a global level to improve upon JS Global ’s infrastructure framework.


One area where Hope has been instrumental is the development and implementation of a streamlined Recruiting and New Hire Onboarding process. Employees are the key to our success and we want anyone contemplating joining our team to know and feel valued even before accepting an opportunity. More importantly, she works with each new hire to make certain they have everything they need to be successful in their role.

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