Executive Team


Rob Fitzgerald, CEO

Rob is the owner of several small businesses including Long Wave, Inc. He received his Juris Doctor degree in Law Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles – School of Law.

Chris Lozano, Chief Marketing Officer

Chris Lozano is the Chief Marketing Officer. A retired Navy officer with 23 years of service, Chris has a successful history of working in the Government Relations/Acquisition industry. He also serves as the Secretary for the Global High-Frequency Industry Association and NATO BLOS. Chris is a strong marketing professional with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) focused in Marketing from Bellevue University.

Tom “TC” Conroe, Vice President

TC Conroe hails from Omaha, Nebraska and after graduating from the Naval Academy in 1996, served in the US Navy for 20 years as a Naval Flight Officer (NFO) and Aerospace Engineering Duty Officer (AEDO). Following his retirement from the Navy, TC joined the Long Wave Team as the Director of Technology and Development Programs. TC earned his MS in Systems Technology from the Naval Post Graduate School (NPS) and was awarded the Joint Staff Award for Excellence in C4I.

Mindy Hopgood, Director of Human Resources

Mindy Hopgood, PHR, SHRM-CP, is the Director of Human Resources.  Mindy joined the Long Wave team in 2011 when her family was stationed at Tinker AFB.   Mindy is a certified Human Resources Professional with over 15 years’ experience supporting government contractors.  She brings extensive knowledge in Labor Relations, Prevailing Wage Laws and talent management.

Phil Miller, Founder (1949-2020)

Phil Miller was the Founder and Chairman of Long Wave. Phil led Long Wave for over 20 years. In that span, Long Wave was an INC500/INC5000 member ten times. They have been an eight-time member of the Inner City 100. Phil was recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration as Oklahoma’s Small Business Person of The Year.


Phil sat on several local committees including the Bricktown Urban Design Committee, and the Governor’s Business Roundtable for the State of Oklahoma. Phil was the former owner of the Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz of the Arena Football League. Phil received his Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri, Rolla.