Capital Communications & Consulting (C3) is proud to announce the promotion of Steven Hicks to chief operating officer (COO). Since joining C3 as its business development manager in 2021, Hicks has become an invaluable member of a growing team.

“Steve’s diverse experience as a leader in the military and industry provides our team with a unique and valuable perspective,” said Mary Trier, C3’s president and CEO. “We’re excited to elevate him to this new position as our firm continues to serve clients in government and industry.”

Hicks holds a master’s degree in public administration from Ohio State University and possesses over 40 years of leadership experience. As a retired Army officer with more than 20 years of military service, he provides valuable insight to working with Team Orlando’s modeling, simulation, and training community. Hicks previously served as vice president and partner at the Tolliver Group, Inc., where he provided administrative support and oversaw company operations for Department of Defense and Department of State contracts.

“I’m honored to take on the role of COO at Capital Communications & Consulting,” Hicks said. “I look forward to sharing my insight and experience with C3’s talented team. Together, we’ll motivate each other and drive C3 toward an innovative future that ensures our clients’ productivity and success.”

As COO, Hicks will oversee C3’s day-to-day operational management. He will work closely with C3’s senior leadership to enhance operations, achieve organizational goals, and serve client needs.