Blackwater/Xe Front Companies Chart

The following information is taken from a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on February 25, 2010.  For more information on the subject, please read Blackwater Used More Than 30 Front Companies to Obtain Government Contracts.  Thanks to Corey Pein of War Is Business for transcribing all the information contained in the practically illegible SASC-014704.

Blackwater/Xe Services LLC Front Companies Chart

List of Front Companies

Prince Group LLC
Michigan LLC
President: Erik D. Prince
Description of Services: Manager of Xe Services LLC, and the parent company of Total Intelligence Solutions LLC and its affiliated companies

Xe Services LLC
(f/k/a EP Investments, L.L.C.)
Delaware LLC
Member: Erik D. Prince
Manager: Prince Group, LLC
President: Joseph Yorio
Ex. VP/COO: Danielle Esposito
Ex. VP/CSO: Fred Roitz
Sr. VP/Facility Svcs & Logistics: Todd Shaw
CFO: Mike Taylor
VP Facility Services: Jim Dehart
VP Export Compliance: Karen Jones
VP Risk Manager: Bryan Salek
VP of Budgets and Analysis: John Altizer
VP of WPPS Programs: Tony Valusek
Acting General Counsel: David Hammond
Secretary: Fred Roitz
Description of Services: Provides private sector solutions to US Government and Non-US Government clients

Total Intelligence Solutions LLC
Chairman: Erik D. Prince
Acting Pres: Victor Esposito
Acting COO: Melinda Redman
Secretary: Melinda Redman
Description of Services: Provides risk management and security services to Fortune 500 and Government clients

Technical Defense, Inc.
Chairman: Erik D. Prince
Acting Pres: Victor Esposito
Acting COO: Melinda Redman
Secretary: Melinda Redman
Description of Services: Provides information technology security assessments

Terrorism Research Center, Inc.
Chairman: Erik D.Prince
Acting Pres: Victor Esposito
Acting COO: Melinda Redman
Secretary: Melinda Redman
Description of Services: Provides training services to US and foreign military, intelligence communities, and law enforcement clients

Apex Management Solutions LLC
Delaware LLC
Member: XeServices LLC
Manager: Xe Services LLC
President/Secretary/Treasurer: Pending
Description of Services: Provides management services to Samarus-owned companies

Aviation Worldwide Services LLC
Florida LLC
Member: Xe Services LLC
Manager: Richard Pere
Description of Services: Holding company that owns subordinate operating companies, some aircraft utilized by its subordinates

Air Quest, Inc.
Florida Corp.
Shareholder: AWS
President: Richard Pere
VP: Timothy Childrey
Secretary: John Hight
Treasurer: Richard Pere
Description of Services: FAA Part 125 aircraft carrier [check for planes]

Backup Training LLC
Delaware LLC
Member: Xe Services LLC
Manager: Xe Services LLC
President: Richard Gallia
Description of Services: Creates instructional videos and DVD’s

EP Aviation LLC
Delaware LLC
Member: Xe Services LLC
Managers: Chris Burgess & Robert Tanenholt
Description of Services: Owns and leases aircraft [check planes]

Presidential Airways Inc.
Florida Corp.
Shareholder: AWS
President: Richard Pere
VP: Timothy Childrey
Secretary: John Hight
Treasurer: Richard Pere
Description of Services: FAA Part 135 aircraft carrier [check planes]

Blackwater Proshop LLC
Delaware LLC
Member: Xe Services LLC
Manager: Michele Bogo
Description of Services: Retail shop for Blackwater, US Training Center and Xe items

EP Management Services LLC
Delaware LLC
Member: Xe Services LLC
Managers: Xe Services LLC
Description of Services: Provides management and general and administrative services to all Xe companies

Guardian Flight Systems LLC
(f/k/a Blackwater Airships LLC)
Delaware LLC
Member: AWS
Manager: Richard Pere
Description of Services: Unmanned airships [check planes]

BWT Services LLC
Delaware LLC
Member: Xe Services LLC
Manager: Xe Services LLC
President: Carol Bruce
Description of Services: Supports travel all Xe companies

GSD Manaufacturing LLC
(f/k/a Blackwater Target Systems LLC)
Delaware LLC
Member: Xe Services LLC
Manager: Xe Servcies LLC
Description of Services: Builds target systems

STI Aviation Inc.
Florida Corp.
Shareholder: AWS
President: Richard Pere
VP: Timothy Childrey
Secretary: John Hight
Treasurer: Richard Pere
Description of Services: FAA Part 145 repair station [check planes]

E & J Holdings LLC
Delaware LLC
Member: Xe Services LLC
Manager: Xe Services LLC
Description of Services: Real Estate holding company

Samarus CO LTD
Cyprus
Member: Xe Services LLC
Director: Chris Burgess
Description of Services: Foreign holding company

Greystone LTD
Barbados
Chris Burgess, Managing Director
Robert Tanenholt, Director
Description of Services: Provides training, security services, and aviation-related training and personnel

E & J Leasing LLC
Delaware LLC
Member: Xe Services LLC
Manager: Xe Services LLC
Description of Services: Real Estate leasing company

XPG LLC
Delaware LLC
Member: Xe Services LLC
Acting Manager: Victor Esposito
Description of Services: Provides classified services

Greystone SRL
Barbados
Chris Burgess, Manager
Robert Tanenholt, Manager
Description of Services: Provides training and security services

Paravant LLC
Delaware LLC
Member: Xe Services LLC
Manager: Hugh Middleton
Description of Services: Provides training services

Pelagian Maritime LLC
Delaware LLC
Member: Xe Services LLC
Manager: Xe Services LLC
Description of Services: Holding company/owner of the McArthur ship

Salamis Aviation LLC
Bahamas
Chris Burgess, President
Description of Services: Aviation asset holding company [check planes]

Al-Zulama Company
Iraq
Chris Burgess, Managing Director
Description of Services: Provides security services within the country of Iraq

Raven Development Group LLC
Delaware LLC
Member: Xe Services LLC
Manager: Xe Services LLC
Description of Services: Provides construction and facilities maintenance

U.S.Training Center, Inc.
(f/k/a Blackwater Lodge and Training Center, Inc.)
Delaware Corp
President: Jim Sierawski
VP: John LaDelfa
Secretary: Fred Roitz
Treasurer: Adam Burke
Description of Services: Provides security, training, and logistics services

Blackwater West LLC
Delaware LLC
Member: U.S.T.C.
Manager: U.S.T.C.
Description of Services: Provides same services as USTC for California and surrounding western states

ARES Holdings, Inc.
Virginia LLC (49% ownership)
Description of Services: Engineering and R&D company

Blackwater Security Consulting LLC
Delaware LLC
Member: U.S.T.C.
Manager: U.S.T.C
Description of Services: Provides training and security services

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