Meet The Team


At Newbrook, every employee is part of the business and every opinion matters. We believe if you employ great people, and give them the tools, training, and resources to succeed, the emergent behavior of the creative individuals is a solid team capable of producing breakthrough results. Our staff is equipped with the appropriate security clearances and has experience working across the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.

We have demonstrated the organizational strengths to produce exceptional results with a  low risk of cost overruns while meeting the goals of the customer. Combining a small company atmosphere with large company processes, Newbrook will continue providing exceptional value while exceeding our customers’ exceptions.

“Newbrook provides exceptional people who are talented and always exceeds expectations on every project.” — Newbrook Client



Our staff is cleared at the Top Secret/SCI level to meet the requirements of the agencies for which we work.


Each of our architects and senior developers have at least five years of experience designing, developing, and delivering solutions for the Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD).


Our team members hold a variety of industry and technology certifications in addition to their demonstrated expertise.

Project Management Professional (PMP)

The PMP is the gold standard of project management certification. Recognized and demanded by organizations worldwide, the PMP validates your competence to perform in the role of a project manager, leading and directing projects and teams.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)

Helps the organization to demonstrate business focus by taking a customer centric approach to services.

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

The vendor-neutral CISSP certification is the ideal credential for those with proven deep technical and managerial competence, skills, experience, and credibility to design, engineer, implement, and manage their overall information security program to protect organizations from growing sophisticated attacks.

HDI Support Center Director

This certification verifies that the support center director possesses the knowledge of service management best and common practices necessary to strategically align their department with organizational goals, gain senior management support for service improvements, and promote the support center value.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer

Proves the ability to build innovative solutions across multiple technologies, both on-premises and in the cloud.

Microsoft Certified Professional

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) certification validates IT professional and developer technical expertise through rigorous, industry-proven, and industry-recognized exams.

Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop (CCDH)

Demonstrates the technical knowledge, skills, and ability to write, maintain, and optimize Apache Hadoop development projects.

Sun Certified Java Programmer

Identifies an individual as one of an elite group of well-trained, highly skilled programmers who can effectively create and maintain critical applications.

Dustin Smithers - President/CEO

Dustin Smithers

President, CEO

Dustin Smithers provides leadership and technical innovation to direct Newbrook’s corporate strategy. Newbrook was founded with the mission to bring unparalleled solutions to Federal IT through the intelligent and appropriate use of information technology.

Dustin has pursued this goal for nearly 20 years as a Software and Systems Architect working for various IC agencies successfully implementing mission systems for the enterprise. Based on the belief that mission success depends on high functioning individuals Dustin has committed Newbrook to create an environment and provide the tools necessary to build highly productive teams.

Matthew Kubal

Executive Vice President

Matthew Kubal is a company founder and executive vice president. Matthew focuses on aligning customer needs with appropriate technologies leveraging over fifteen years of software engineering experience.  His ability to provide creative problem solving to address the challenges of successful IT implementations in the IC enables customer mission success. Under Matthew’s leadership, Newbrook has achieved an excellent retention rate among highly sought after technical staff cleared at the TS/SCI level. 

Justin Burtch - Executive Vice President

Justin Burtch

Executive Vice President

Justin Burtch is a recognized software architect with a nearly 20-year track record of designing and delivering successful government software projects. Those projects have included the creation of expert systems to enforce complex bureaucratic rule sets and the modernization of mission software to support the ever-changing world of counterterrorism. As an Executive Vice President and cofounder of Newbrook Solutions, Justin enjoys building innovative engineering teams who share the same passion for solving complex problems and delivering customer delight. In his spare time, he is an avid golfer working his way across the US playing the top courses in the country.