Otis Gaines
President/ Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Gaines has more than 16 years of military and commercial IT experience. While in the Army as a commissioned Officer, he successfully served in various leadership positions and commanded a telecommunications and computer Signal company. After he left the military, Mr. Gaines's commercial leadership positions included BOC Gases site manager and lead instructor for Engineering Solutions & Products (ESP) at the US Army Aviation School. Shortly thereafter, Mr. Gaines provided successful Enterprise architecture support for an extensive list of contracting companies that supported Medical, DoD, Joint and Federal customers. Mr. Gaines brings a wealth of architecture and modeling experience on multiple businesses, technical, and data architecture development supporting organizational strategic, compliance, and solution level design and implementing goals. Mr. Gaines is also the co-founder of ONIX Enterprise Solutions.   

Mr. Gaines also holds a BA in Computer Science and a Masters in Information Systems.  Mr. Gaines Also received the Enterprise Architect Contracting Support Award from the Department of Energy CIO. 


Bruce Nixon
Executive vice-president

Mr. Nixon has more than 30 years of military and private industry experience. During his time with the US Army, he worked as a telecommunications systems engineer and network manager. His global experience includes three tours in Asia, one in Germany and a wartime deployment to Saudi Arabia and Iraq. Other distinguished military positions prior to retirement included Infrastructure Project Manager and Technical Career Consultant in which he supported critical US Army global infrastructure and warfighter technology migration projects and programs. Mr Nixon's private industry experience includes Operations and Senior Enterprise Architect positions with Lockheed Martin, Rividium Inc., Feddata Systems and General Dynamics. Mr Nixon brings to ONIX a wealth of architecture development experience in multiple business segments supporting numerous Department of Army, Joint Service and DoD stakeholders. Mr. Nixon also co-founder of ONIX Enterprise Solutions.

Mr Nixon also holds a BS in Electronics Technology Management, graduating Cum Laude. He also holds an MIS in Information Systems Management and has a Graduate Certificate in Cyber-Systems Security Management.