Duane joined Pallas as a Director after completing over 30 years of military service culminating with a senior role in the Office of the Army Chief Information Officer and G6. He was previously the Chief of Staff to the Joint Staff's Director of Command, Control, Communications, & Computers/Cyber (J6). A career Army communications officer, Duane served in both conventional and Airborne Special Operations units specializing in cyber technology, data and network infrastructure, and the provision and delivery of enterprise IT services to the warfighting edge. Duane has a B.S. from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, an M.S. from the University of Colorado, Boulder and an M.A. in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.