About Our Company
Pendleton Solutions, LLC is a certified minority woman-owned small business.
Offering large scale business solutions with small business intimacy and customer-focused attitudes, we are dedicated to delivering innovative service and consulting in the fields of security management, cybersecurity, and information technology. Founded in 2014 by a senior defense security expert, Pendleton Solutions has provided holistic national security support to the federal government and commercial entities across many different continents since we first began. Dedicated to helping our clients overcome their greatest security and IT challenges, we utilize a broad spectrum of advanced technologies and strategic solutions to keep our clients competitive and protected.
A Message from Our CEO
“Secure solutions guaranteed” is our motto.
We take a tailored approach to helping our clients build and maintain their security programs. Our employees are leaders in the security industry, and we’re always focused on putting each customer’s mission first. We are training and empowering the next generation of security professionals to protect the interest of national security.
– Tenia Mackall
About the Team
The CEO for Pendleton Solutions, LLC, Tenia Mackall is responsible for providing strategic vision and leadership to the organization. She brings a wealth of knowledge involving domestic and international security policies and procedures. With her 14 years of experience in both the public and private sectors, Ms. Mackall can provide any government organization and private sector company with the guidance needed to secure critical electronic and physical information.
As a premier subject matter expert in defense security, Ms. Mackall has worked in multiple Department of Defense security programs overseeing the conception and implementation of secure facilities, personnel, information, communications and cyber security programs internationally. Ms. Mackall also worked for the Department of Homeland Security National Cyber Exercise and Planning Program as a Cyber Exercise planner where she examined the capabilities of participating organizations to prepare, protect from, and respond to the potential effects of cyber attacks.
Ms. Mackall received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Cyber Security from the University of Maryland, University in 2010. She attained her Master of Science Degree in Cyber Security in July 2018. She received a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma in 2018 and holds multiple industry security certificates.
Business Developer of Commercial Services
Tamika Cambridge is a Business Developer of Commercial Services with Pendleton Solutions, LLC, where she ensures that agencies are provided tailored solutions to the business management and compliance problems they encounter on a daily basis. She truly believes that Pendleton Solutions is the answer to most, if not all, the issues that companies encounter in the 21st century.
As a lead Compliance Investigator for the District of Columbia Human Resources, Ms. Cambridge ensured that agencies’ Human Resources policies and procedures were compliant with District of Columbia laws and regulations. This oversight included conducting investigations and audits, preparing reports, and providing recommendations for improvement to over 35 District government agencies. Her work affected a total of 32,000 employees.
Ms. Cambridge previously worked at the Security Exchange Commission, where she improved hiring practices and decreased the national time to fill ratio of the agency’s critical positions by 40%, among other distinctions in the field. Ms. Cambridge helps agencies and companies reorganize business operations to improve efficiencies and correct disorder within the organization. She received a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma in 2017.
Ms. Cambridge holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management and a Master of Science in Administration and Organization Development from Trinity University.
Business Developer of Commercial Services
As a Business Developer of Commercial Services for Pendleton Solutions, Apryl Gates brings with her over thirteen years of experience in the banking industry. Her work shows a proven track record of maximizing new business opportunities and producing revenue.
Since 2005, Ms. Gates has worked in a management position for multiple banks. During her tenure at Capital One Bank, she aided her branch in exceeding corporate financial goals of 125% on a quarterly basis. As the Assistant Vice President Branch Manager for PNC Bank, Ms. Gates has analyzed and developed targeted business initiatives and marketing strategies to generate revenue, achieve sales, and enhance bottom line profits. Utilizing Human Sigma 6, Ms. Gates has successfully managed a team of 5 develop successful branch operating procedures that led to a 25% increase in quarterly controllable contributions.
Ms. Gates graduated from University of Maryland, University College with a Bachelors of Art in Business Administration and a Minor in Communication.
Edith (Maryann) Walker
Ms. Edith (Maryann) Walker is the Communications Manager for Pendleton Solutions and has over 15 years of experience in the workforce. With nine years of specialized experience as a personnel and physical security specialist and a Bachelor’s of Science in Communications, Ms. Walker has the particular skill sets needed to develop the clear and concise policies and procedures necessary for security companies.
Ms. Walker has produced security procedures and reports in compliance with federal regulations and guidelines for Lockheed Martin. In other positions, she assembled and technically edited correspondence packages for outgoing correspondence, developed and assembled civilian hiring packages, utilized Adobe Photoshop and other desktop programs to create PowerPoint presentation and graphic images for management. Her subject matter expertise includes conducting technical data analysis of classified materials and security investigations. Ms. Walker has managed and monitored security measures for over 900 personnel records in a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) and Special Access Program (SAP). She also developed and maintained security Concept of Operations (CONOPs).
Currently, Ms. Walker resides in Woodbridge, Virginia. She received her Associate’s Degree in Business and Bachelor’s of Science in Communications from University of Phoenix.