About

The MASY Group is recognized for its commitment to discreet, top-tier service.

Company Profile

Who Are We

We are a global provider of high impact National Security, intelligence, and private sector capital management solutions. Around the world and in close partnership with our clients, we leverage our international expertise to solve complex organizational, management and operational challenges. At any given time, MASY Team members are working to develop effective strategies tailored to ensure our clients achieve and maintain a competitive edge.

Our portfolio of consulting services includes leadership management, organizational performance, cultural competency, data exploitation, emerging markets risk mitigation strategies, professional development education and training, and cyber solutions.

Throughout, our single aim is to ensure we achieve sound and measurable results we can be proud of.

Our Mission

To effectively address and solve our client’s emerging and most complex management, organizational, and operational challenges.

Management Team

Tae Kim
Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Tae Kim is Co-Founder and Managing Partner at The MASY Group, LLC.  A former U.S. Army Intelligence Officer, he conducted sensitive operations in Afghanistan and South East Asia. He served on Active Duty for 10 years with combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and is the recipient of numerous military awards.

Tae provides day-to-day executive management, strategic leadership, and operational support for all Counterintelligence (CI) and Human Intelligence (HUMINT) focused programs. As a senior CI/HUMINT consultant, he supports advanced professional development and training for specialized Department of Defense organizations providing subject matter expertise related to conducting HUMINT operations, surveillance and surveillance detection, and issues management.

Lastly, Tae holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Saint John’s University and a Master’s degree in International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

Alex Anyse
Co-Founder

Mr. Alex Anyse is Co-Founder and Partner of The MASY Group, LLC. A former U.S. Military Intelligence and Clandestine Service Officer with the Central Intelligence Agency, he specialized in sensitive operations in the Balkans, Middle East and South East Asia. Mr. Anyse is the recipient of various military awards that include the Bronze Star Medal for service in Afghanistan.

A subject matter expert on leadership and security issues, he manages a range of specialized projects for the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community. He is a regular guest speaker addressing audiences in the U.S. and internationally including global corporate companies as well as academic institutions such as Georgetown and Columbia University.

Born in Paris, France, he earned a Global MBA from London School of Economics and Political Science, New York University Stern School of Business, and HEC Paris School of Management (TRIUM).

Mr. Anyse is a longstanding supporter of the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) and The Smile Train, an international charitable organization dedicated to providing 100% free cleft repair surgeries to children in need. To this aim, he has embarked on a journey to qualify for and complete the ultra-race in Greece known as the Spartathlon in September of 2017. One of the most challenging races in the world, runners have 36 hours to compete over 153 miles from Athens to Sparta. He has pledged to raise enough funds to provide a surgery for 153 children in Africa. More to follow at the One Mile One Smile Project.

Monica Arias
Director of Strategy & Development

Monica Arias is the Director of Strategy & Development at The MASY Group. Ms. Arias brings over ten years of experience in consulting having previously worked at Booz Allen Hamilton where she managed a portfolio of contracts supporting the Department of Defense. Ms. Arias is a seasoned all-source intelligence analyst who has extensive experience leading teams of analysts. Due to her expertise in influence analysis, she served as a guest lecturer in several courses at the Defense Intelligence Agency.

Ms. Arias was born in Bolivia but grew up in the Washington, DC metro area. She holds a JD from Catholic University/Columbus School of Law and a BA in Political Science from the George Washington University.

Kate Layton
Executive Program Manager

Kate Layton is the Executive Program Manager at the MASY Group. A seasoned intelligence professional, Ms. Layton has over 12 years of experience in the Intelligence Community (IC) leading teams of analysts at various agencies. A certified PMP, Ms. Layton excels at blending her understanding of the IC and DoD mission with her ability to foster communication and coordination across contributors, customers, and stakeholders.

Ms. Layton holds a Bachelor’s of Arts from the Johns Hopkins University.

Our People

It is no secret that the successes of any company and that of the clients it serves is founded on its most important asset – Its People. MASY’s culture stands out in the industry as one dedicated to empowering each Team member. We may not be your professional history but will strive to be one of your best professional chapters. We cultivate and sustain a diverse workforce and environment aimed to maximize individual talent.

The breadth of our professional consultants is broad and distinct; from Ph.D. Faculty or Instructional System Design professionals to Intelligence and Cyber experts, we strive to hire top talented individuals.

Importantly, we collectively believe in making positive contributions to our communities and actively support various endeavors through volunteering programs, partnerships with non-profits and financial fundraisers. To learn more about some of the current program MASY Members support go to:

Smile Train: http://www.smiletrain.org

The Fisher House: https://www.fisherhouse.org

Young Professionals In Foreign Policy (YPFP): www.ypfp.org