K. Dunlop (Dun) Scott President and Chief Operating Officer, Columbia Partners

K. Dunlop (Dun) Scott

President and Chief Operating Officer, Columbia Partners

As Vice President, Corporate Business Services, Mr. Myron “Free” Freeman provides senior management oversight of ANSER’s Human Resources, Enterprise Services, Corporate Communications, Corporate Logistics, Security Services Team and our Media Services Team. In this capacity, he oversees the corporation’s development and implementation of enhanced business services strategies focusing on sustaining ANSER’s growing contract base, and increasing corporate efficiencies.

Free joined ANSER in May 2011 as a Principal Analyst in the Security Policy Division. As a Principal Analyst he served as military police analyst and senior subject matter expert for ANSER’s development of the U.S. Army’s Office of the Provost Marshal General Military Police Force 2020 Strategic Plan. He was the Project Leader for an Assistant Secretary of Defense/Homeland Defense and America’s Security Affairs (ASD/HD&ASA) project that researched, updated, revised and published the DoD Antiterrorism Officer Guide (replacement for the legacy DoD O-2000.12H (Antiterrorism)). He was also the Project Lead and the DCIP and Physical Security SME for the Joint Staff/J33’s Joint Mission Assurance Assessment Pilot (JMAAP) Study. Leading a team of seven (7) functional SMEs supporting the Joint Staff’s Pilot program for a Joint Mission Assurance Assessment. In 2013, he earned his PMI-certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP), and was selected as the Project Manager for all ANSER Defense Security Service (DSS) Contracts. As a Project Manager he planned, organized and managed the technical personnel, and financial aspects of assigned projects, which includes budgets, schedules, and contract performance. From 2013 – 2015, he served as the Project Leader for the DSS NISP Data Collection Project overseeing a 7-person analytic team providing critical support to the DSS Counterintelligence Directorate. He was responsible for the People, Cost, Schedule, and Deliverables for ANSER’s support to the DSS Strategic Management Office from 2013 – 2018. Free was promoted to the Program Manager position for ANSER’s Security Policy Division (SPD) in 2018 responsible for Program staffing (hiring and firing of individual employees), performance reviews and compensation changes and he was also responsible for the development of new business clients/areas, proposal leads and contract proposals. Free’s SPD portfolio included all of ANSER’s: DSS Counterintelligence (CI) Contracts, Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) Contracts and Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA) contracts.

Prior to joining ANSER, Mr. Freeman served over 27 years in the U.S. Air Force. A retired Security Forces Colonel he led nuclear security, law enforcement, antiterrorism and force protection programs, including multiple assignments on Joint Task Forces, Numbered Air Force, Major Command, Air Staff Field Operating Agency and Combatant Command staffs. He retired as the Vice Commander, Air Force Security Forces Center, Lackland AFB TX.

Mr. Freeman holds a Master of Public Administration from Golden Gate University, a Master of Strategic Studies from the Air War College and a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado. During his Air Force career, he commanded at the Flight, Squadron and Group levels. He completed in-residence courses of study at the Squadron Officer School, the Air Command and Staff College, and the Air War College. He also attended the prestigious Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. Free was promoted to the Director, Business Services position in December 2018 and the ANSER Board of Directors selected him as the Vice President, Corporate Business Services in May 2019.