Focused On Your Mission

Who We Are

Innovative Reasoning was founded on the precept that when the right people are given the right tools and a clear vision to perform with excellence – they will provide quality results! We seek out unsurpassed people, often having demonstrated a life time’s commitment to our customers’ missions and we provide them with the best training, support and tools to perform their tasks above and beyond the expectations of the customer. Removing obstacles from your employees, we ensure their goal is achievement of our customer’s goals. Our mission and values are seen every day in the quality and commitment of our people and in the standards of excellence we demand in support of every Innovative Reasoning customer. Put simply, we know that our reputation is made by our actions on every task, every day, and every hour.

Rob Roberson II

Chief Executive Officer

Rob Roberson II, Chief Executive Officer of Innovative Reasoning, LLC, has more than 17 years of hands-on experience directing a dynamic and fast-growing company with approximately 150 employees. Rob has successfully led IR since 2009, and diligently guided IR through market downturns, which has resulted in the exponential growth of the company.

Rob has over 23 years in the Marine Corps, retiring in 2003. Additionally, Rob has extensive experience in all aspects of Operational Logistics, Program Management, and Instruction and Training, and has demonstrated this expertise repeatedly in his leadership role within IR.

Rob has over 23 years in the Marine Corps, retiring in 2003. Additionally, Rob has extensive experience in all aspects of Operational Logistics, Program Management, and Instruction and Training, and has demonstrated this expertise repeatedly in his leadership role within IR

Heather Tygart

President of Federal Services

Heather Tygart, President of Federal Services of Innovative Reasoning, has more than 13 years of experience in government contracting with a strong background in financial management and compliance. Heather joined IR in 2010 and has been serving as President since 2021.Heather holds an Executive MBA from Rollins College.

Jon “Jake” Jacobs

Vice President of Operations and Programs

 
Jon “Jake” Jacobs, Vice President of Operations and Programs for Innovative Reasoning, LLC, has more than 12 years in government contracting experience with a strong background in Live, Virtual, and Constructive training doctrine/policy and experimentation. Having served the company previously as a Training Analyst, and subsequently a Project and Program Manager – his responsibilities include setting the overall program execution, direction, and strategy for the company.

A veteran of 22 years in the Marine Corps and Navy, “Jake” has broad experience across the Marine Corps Air Ground Task Force and Naval Service as an operations specialist and warfare strategist.
“Jake” holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, with a Psychology minor from the Virginia Military Institute, and a graduate of the USMC Command and Staff college.

Michael “Mike” Motko

Vice President of Federal Services

Michael “Mike” Motko, Vice President Corporate Strategy, joined Innovative Reasoning in 2020. Mike is responsible for guiding every aspect of the company’s growth strategy, including customer engagement, business development, and proposal operations.

Before joining IR, Mike supported the Modeling, Simulation and Training Industry for over 15 years in numerous senior leadership positions to include Operations, Program Management and Business Development.

Prior to Mike’s involvement in the M, S & T Industry, Mike spent over 25 years in the United States Air Force as a fighter pilot, squadron commander and senior staff officer.

Mike serves on various non-profit boards, currently serving as the Executive Vice President, Florida Region, Navy League of the United States and Immediate Past President Sunshine Chapter, Association United States Army.

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