Leadership Team


Paul Mangus

Founder and Executive Vice President

Co-founder of Bart & Associates (B&A), Paul Mangus has been integral to developing some of the country’s most critical homeland security systems created over the last twenty years. Paul’s outstanding accomplishments include:

  • Creating the Advanced Passenger Information System (APIS) and the Land Border and Airport Primary Query Systems – systems that perform real time enforcement queries on vehicles and/or persons entering or exiting the United States.
  • Initiating the US Visit and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (US-VISIT) program, which initially deployed an integrated solution to capture biometrics at US ports of entry.
  • Serving as a technical advisor to many foreign governments and organizations.
  • Providing technological solutions on border management and law enforcement.
  • Consulting with the Canada Customs & Revenue Agency, Mexican Customs Bureau, United Nations, and the World Customs Organization.
  • Serving on a panel discussion of the United States’ secure passenger information systems at the Homeland Security Conference.
  • Serving as the on-site chief researcher and functional/technical lead on special projects at Customs and Border Protection.

During his career, Paul has held positions as a systems analyst and as a systems engineer at Lamarian Systems, Inc., Planning and Research Corporation, and at Electronic Data Systems.

Paul received his BS degree in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland.