Jonathan Pernell

Owner/CEO, Bolt Innovations Group, LLC

Jonathan is the owner of the newly launched company Bolt Innovations Group, LLC focusing on government services & solutions for digital transformation, cyber security, secure case management, and program support.  He joined the Advisory Board in 2021 as a member of Yakabod’s leadership team focused on the DoD and Federal government.  For nearly two decades he has worked with successful small, medium, and large companies supporting federal government contracts and has been a key part of helping companies navigate growing from small to large business in the government contracting arena.  He credits ongoing partnerships with established technology firms such as Yakabod and CyberPoint for their support and mentoring that enabled him to take the leap of faith to start a new venture.
He serves techfrederick’s Sales & Marketing meet-up as moderator and is a member of the techfrederick Task Force for inclusion of minorities in leadership roles within the tech community.  In addition, he stays involved in the community at large, having coached youth sports for many years within Carroll and Frederick counties and is a board member for the YMCA of Greater Frederick County.
Jonathan loves to stay active and enjoys cycling, golfing, and catching a variety of live sporting events with his wife.
Jonathan is a proud Mountaineer with a BS degree from West Virginia University and an MBA from Liberty University.