PatchPlus Consulting, Inc.

Leadership

Our leadership team strives to lead by example while cultivating a collaborative team-oriented culture. We believe that where teamwork flourishes, success is inevitable.
CAT DUNHAM

Catherine Dunham

President & CEO

MARTY MACNABB

Marty MacNabb

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

MERWIN TATEL

Merwin Tatel

CHIEF OF STAFF

PAT COBB

Patrick Cobb

CHIEF SUPPORT OFFICER

CAT DUNHAM

Catherine Dunham

President & CEO

Cat Dunham is the President and CEO of PatchPlus Consulting Inc. Cat started PatchPlus in 2002 with a vision to bring together technical experts in the field to use their collective experience to continue to make a difference to the men and women in uniform. Her vision and unique business model facilitate think-tank-type solutions to address complex problems facing military decision-makers. One person alone provides a finite level of experience, but teaming our technical experts together exponentially increases our support to the warfighter. Cat is a retired USAF Intelligence Officer and graduate of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School. Cat has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Rutgers University and a Master of Business Administration from Colorado State University.

MARTY MACNABB

Marty MacNabb

Chief Operating Officer

Marty MacNabb is the COO and joined PatchPlus Consulting in October 2013. He brings over thirty-seven years serving in leadership roles in the United States Air Force and the defense and aerospace industry. His experience includes over 27 years as an officer serving in a variety of intelligence assignments at the squadron, group, wing, joint, and Headquarters Air Force levels. He also has four years of experience in nuclear and ground-launched cruise missile operations in Europe. Marty is a USAF Weapons School Graduate, and he holds Master’s Degrees in International Relations from Troy University, Alabama, Military Operational Art and Science from Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL, and Hemispheric Defense from the Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Additionally, he holds a B.S. degree in Military History from the United States Air Force Academy and an Associate’s degree in Spanish from the Defense Language Institute, Presidio of Monterey, CA.

MERWIN TATEL

Merwin Tatel

Chief of Staff

Merwin Tatel is the PatchPlus Chief of Staff. As Chief of Staff, Merwin supports the CEO’s agenda to scale the business, enable the company to focus and prioritize initiatives with the highest impact on business performance, and work across a team of teams to advance organizational goals and engender trust across the company. Prior to becoming the Chief of Staff, Merwin was the PatchPlus Chief of Global Operations responsible for international business operations supporting government and commercial clients. Merwin has over 20 years of military service. He is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and U.S. Air Force Weapons School.

PAT COBB

Patrick Cobb

Chief Support Officer

Patrick Cobb joined PatchPlus Consulting in June 2021 as the Chief Support Officer. He brings 32+ years of leadership, program management, and national-level expertise to the company. His previous leadership positions include the Air National Guard Assistant to the Commander, Space Operations Command, the National Guard Senior Intelligence Officer (NGB/J2), the Air National Guard Senior Intelligence Officer (ANG/A2), and Commander 102d Intelligence Wing. Pat has extensive experience at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels, with senior leader experience in air, space, ISR, and homeland defense. He earned an M.S. in Strategic Intelligence from the National Intelligence University and an M.S. in Joint Campaign Planning & Strategy from the National Defense University. In addition, he has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Florida.

Cat Dunham

PRESIDENT & CEO

Cat Dunham is the President and CEO of PatchPlus Consulting Inc. Cat started PatchPlus in 2002 with a vision to bring together technical experts in the field to use their collective experience to continue to make a difference to the men and women in uniform. Her vision and unique business model facilitate think-tank-type solutions to address complex problems facing military decision-makers. One person alone provides a finite level of experience, but teaming our technical experts together exponentially increases our support to the warfighter. Cat is a retired USAF Intelligence Officer and graduate of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School. Cat has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Rutgers University and a Master of Business Administration from Colorado State University.

Marty MacNabb

Chief Operating Officer

Marty MacNabb is the COO and joined PatchPlus Consulting in October 2013. He brings over thirty-seven years serving in leadership roles in the United States Air Force and the defense and aerospace industry. His experience includes over 27 years as an officer serving in a variety of intelligence assignments at the squadron, group, wing, joint, and Headquarters Air Force levels. He also has four years of experience in nuclear and ground-launched cruise missile operations in Europe. Marty is a USAF Weapons School Graduate, and he holds Master’s Degrees in International Relations from Troy University, Alabama, Military Operational Art and Science from Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL, and Hemispheric Defense from the Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Additionally, he holds a B.S. degree in Military History from the United States Air Force Academy and an Associate’s degree in Spanish from the Defense Language Institute, Presidio of Monterey, CA.

Merwin Tatel

Chief of Staff

Merwin Tatel is the PatchPlus Chief of Staff. As Chief of Staff, Merwin supports the CEO’s agenda to scale the business, enable the company to focus and prioritize initiatives with the highest impact on business performance, and work across a team of teams to advance organizational goals and engender trust across the company. Prior to becoming the Chief of Staff, Merwin was the PatchPlus Chief of Global Operations responsible for international business operations supporting government and commercial clients. Merwin has over 20 years of military service. He is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and U.S. Air Force Weapons School.

Patrick Cobb

Chief Support Officer

Patrick Cobb joined PatchPlus Consulting in June 2021 as the Chief Support Officer. He brings 32+ years of leadership, program management, and national-level expertise to the company. His previous leadership positions include the Air National Guard Assistant to the Commander, Space Operations Command, the National Guard Senior Intelligence Officer (NGB/J2), the Air National Guard Senior Intelligence Officer (ANG/A2), and Commander 102d Intelligence Wing. Pat has extensive experience at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels, with senior leader experience in air, space, ISR, and homeland defense. He earned an M.S. in Strategic Intelligence from the National Intelligence University and an M.S. in Joint Campaign Planning & Strategy from the National Defense University. In addition, he has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Florida.

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