MEET THE founders

Sean McDaniel
Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Sean is a USAF Veteran with 15+ years of experience in Space Launch and Flight Test for AFSPC and a MS in Aerospace Engineering - Space Flight Dynamics. Sean brings experience with satellite design, test, and operations of space based optical infrared sensor systems to the team. Sean joined Assure Space Access Technologies (ASAT) in 2009, and has since put ASAT on the map as a prime contractor with defense contracts valued at more than $150M.

Brad brings over 19 years of software development experience in the aerospace industry to the ATLAS team. He has designed, developed, tested and deployed satellite command and control, mission planning, and data management applications through his career. Now, Brad is the brains behind the ground-breaking Freedom™ Software Platform.

Brad Bode
Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Mike Carey
Founder & Chief Strategy Officer

Mike Carey, a former USAF Major General with 34 years of experience in satellite and space-related operations is now shaping ATLAS’s future through strategy development, business planning and market engagement. Experienced with Air Force Satellite Control Network, Eastern/Western test ranges, the Space Test & Training Range, General Carey has the technical and political prowess to maneuver in the ever-expanding space markets.

Mike manages business operations, contracts, and finances. A decorated Vietnam Vet and Retired USAF Col, Mike has over 40 years of Aerospace/Defense experience specializing in missile defense and defense space programs. An early VP of Orbital Sciences Corporation, founder of ASA Industries and Assured Space Access Technologies, he is both technically and business savvy. A 3-time successful serial entrepreneur, Mike brings expertise in financial management and contracts, in addition to his deep industry roots and engineering skills, to the ATLAS team.

Mike Rendine
Founder & Vice President

ATLAS Space Operations, Inc.

10850 E. Traverse Highway, Ste. 2225
Traverse City, MI 49684


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