Advanced Programs, Incorporated's mission is to provide government and industry with secure, high quality, integrated system solutions across a broad range of computer architectures and operating environments.

Since being founded in 1969, Advanced Programs, Incorporated has been dedicated to outstanding performance for agencies involved with intelligence, defense and foreign affairs that require the development, production and life-cycle support of specialized computer and networking products and services. Our most typical customers are program management offices responsible for acquiring, deploying and maintaining computer and network solutions that meet stringent security requirements for their field site operations.

Our commitment is to partner with these organizations and deeply understand their needs and challenges. This enables us to deliver affordable solutions while leveraging the latest in leading edge information technology, packaged specifically to meet their needs. Our organization quickly responds to customer requirements while providing strong program management and life cycle support. Advanced Programs, Inc. has a core of experienced employees that has successfully leveraged program-based teams comprised of engineering, manufacturing and support personnel to develop and support systems for field site environments. This is a proven approach, validated by the success of Advanced Programs, Incorporated and its customers.


Mark Figley
President & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Figley is responsible for overall operations and short- and long-term strategies for API. His career includes over 30 years of experience in executive leadership and finance for companies manufacturing secure products for the defense and intelligence communities. Before coming to API, he was VP of Finance for DRS Electronic Systems Inc. in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Mr. Figley is a member of the Maryland Association of CPAs and has an M.B.A. in Finance from Loyola College and a B.S. in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University.

Mike Gormley
Chief Revenue Officer

Mr. Gormley is responsible for go-to-market strategies for product and sales, corporate development, and creating new revenue streams. His career includes 25 years of strategic management for technology companies focusing on analytics, information security, test automation, and embedded systems.

Before returning to API, Mr. Gormley created and launched the public sector business units for venture-backed software startups Ayasi and Tamr, Inc. Previously, Mike was API’s SVP of Sales and Marketing. He was also VP of Sales at Computer I/O Corporation, and General Manager of Signal Processing Services, Inc. Gormley started his career as a research engineer, designing anti-submarine warfare systems for the U.S. Navy. He holds an MS in Technology Management from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the Catholic University of America.