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About Us

C2 Labs partners with clients on their IT transformation journey via our industry leading capabilities in hyper automation/DevOps, full stack development, and cyber security compliance. C2 Labs provides specialized products and services that allow our clients to innovate with speed and scale seamlessly while maintaining a robust and effective security posture. 


As digital transformation partners, we address the most urgent needs that hold back our clients including pro-actively addressing cultural change, quantifying risk, automating/ eliminating paperwork, and addressing critical skill gaps.

Our Leadership Team

Our people are our greatest asset and they are passionate about delivering your success.


Sean P. Williams

CEO & President

Mr. Williams has 30 years of diverse business an executive leadership experience successfully leading small, medium and large U.S. based companies. He has demonstrated a successful career, building trusted partnerships with government and private entities to solve complex security challenges and ensure the protection of critical infrastructure and assets at home, as wells as abroad.  After serving as a United States Air Force Pararescueman (PJ), he began working with one of the nation’s largest security contractors supporting the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Safeguards and Security mission and played a key role in leading contract operations for the Department of States Antiterrorism Assistance Program (DOS/ATAP), to fight terrorism abroad in the days following 9/11.  Mr. Williams is best known for building innovative, highly effective service companies that drive innovative solutions to his customers toughest challenges.


Chief Technology Officer

With over 10 years of experience in the US nuclear weapons program and National Labs, including serving as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at the Y-12 and Pantex manufacturing plants, Mr. Thomas joined the C2 Labs team as VP of Professional Services in October 2018. In this role, he served and expanded C2’s customer base and worked with the R&D team to develop the RegOps tool, RegScale. He was promoted to President of the company in the Fall of 2021, where he increased revenue for C2 by over 525% in two years in this role. He works with our customer to continue to build cyber security into next-generation architectures. He drives digital transformation to decrease costs, add differentiating capabilities, and lower operational risks to enable our customers to focus on their mission.


VP, Cybersecurity, Risk, & Compliance Services

Mr. Volpe is a seasoned Executive, Project Manager, and Information Security Manager with over twenty (20) years of experience and a B.S. in Information Systems from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and a Project Management Professional (PMP) with an extensive background in the management and execution of government contracts. Has developed comprehensive information security programs from the ground up utilizing innovative methods and techniques. He has extensive experience managing Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) initiatives. Mr. Volpe possesses a comprehensive knowledge of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and has developed and delivered RMF training to commercial and government customers. He provides support to Chief Information Security Officers to assist with the development and integration of information security initiatives into organizational strategic plans. Most recently, Mr. Volpe served as a subject matter expert on the General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Risk Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) where he executed a pilot program for the automation of the continuous monitoring process leveraging the Open Security Controls Assessment Language (OSCAL).


Director of Human Resources

Prior to joining C2 Labs, Ms. Pena spent 12 years leading the same company as their Director of Operations and subsequently, their Director of HR, before joining C2 Labs. She previously spent three years in S. Korea, and upon returning to the U.S., completed her tenth move as a military spouse. In 2022, Ms. Pena decided to pursue an additional MS degree, to ensure she has the most current technology and laws to develop the best HR department possible. As a cancer survivor, Suzanne believes in work life balance, and her faith.


Why the Duck?

Discover the story behind C2 Labs' adoption of the rubber duck as our unofficial mascot. From stickers to giant office companions, ducks are everywhere! But why? Learn how the concept of Rubber Duck Debugging, introduced to us by our Principal DevOps Engineer, Jed Thornock, has become a daily ritual at C2 Labs.

Let Us Serve You

Contact us today for a free consultation to discover how C2 Labs can help you solve the most wicked business and technology problems so that you can focus on YOUR MISSION.


9717 Cogdill Rd #101, Knoxville, TN 37932 USA

(202) 975-0857

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