About Us

Our Mission

To be a thought leader in developing and accelerating new ideas to benefit our customers by creating innovative solutions to simple and complex problems in order to increase our customers’ organizational clockspeed and to be the best company for our community.

Operating Principles

Values Based

DP&R is a values based organization, holding core American values as a foundation for its services and employees – faith, family and liberty.


Organizational Clockspeed

DP&R is dedicated to minimizing the lifecycle of concept to execution through pursuit of business intelligence, networking and systems approach decision-making.


Impeccable Reputation

DP&R is committed to ensuring all services and products are synonymous with excellence.


Dynamic Planning & Response, LLC maintains expertise in diverse fields through subject matter experts with superior capabilities in developing organizational and operational concepts. In addition to working with various U.S. Department of Defense organizations, DP&R has also also collaborated with international partner nations to achieve greater capability.



Program and Project Management
Strategy Development & Planning
Intelligence Analysis
AT/FP Analysis
C4ISR Management
Facility Management
Homeland Security Support (Planning & Analysis)



Information Technology (IT) and Cyber services and Solutions
Database Management
SharePoint Services
Software Maintenance
Network Management
Information Assurance
Systems Integration



Training & Education
Leadership Development
Human Resources Support
Administrative Support

Our Team

Chels Chae

COL (R) Chels Chae


Chels Chae has served in the United States Army for nearly 30 years, culminating his career as the Chief of Staff for Joint Task Force – Homeland Defense. He is a subject matter expert in disaster management, multinational operations, international negotiations and organizational design and capability development. Chels has extensive experience working closely with 29 of the 36 countries in the U.S. Pacific Command as well as NATO member nations. He has provided oversight and directed extensive Army Theater Security Cooperation Plan spanning 24 partner nations in the Asia-Pacific region.

As the Chief Executive Officer of Dynamic Planning & Response LLC, his company has provided extensive support in emergency preparedness and management as well as strategic planning to innumerous clients. His company delivers executive level seminars and workshops that incorporate strategic leadership, Design and strategic planning to solve and manage complex and adaptive problems.

Chels’ education includes a Master of Strategic Studies from US Army War College and a Master of Advanced Military Studies. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in International Relations from the United States Military Academy and received training from the Institute of Design at Stanford University on Design Thinking.

LTC (R) Erik Price

Director of Operations (East)

Erik Price served in the United States Army for 28 years as both an Intelligence Officer and Civil-Military Operations specialist. He is a subject matter expert in inter-agency affairs, Civil-Military Operations, disaster management and intelligence operations and has extensive experience in the Asia-Pacific region.

As Director, East Coast Operations for Dynamic Planning & Response LLC, Erik is our point man for business development for the eastern half of the United States, Europe and the Middle East. With his extensive experience in orchestrating complex inter-agency solutions and his understanding of civil, military and private sector cultures and processes, he will be able to provide effective solutions to your organizations’ complex problems.

Erik’s education includes a Master of Diplomacy and Military Studies and a Graduate level certificate in National Security Studies from Hawaii Pacific University and a Bachelor of Arts in History from California State University, Fullerton. He is a graduate of the Army’s Civil Affairs, Psychological Operations and Military Intelligence Officer’s Advance Courses and Command and General Staff College.

Steve Lim

Steve Lim

Strategic Business Manager

Steve brings 27 years of industry experience in areas of engineering, information technology, and entrepreneurship. He has corporate and small-business experience including 15 years as founder and owner-operator for an Illinois firm in the printing and promotional products industry serving in B2G, B2B, and B2C arenas.

Steve is a subject matter expert in turnkey information systems (applications & database), software development, graphic design, facilities management, accounting systems, and test simulation engineering.

His education includes a Masters of Business Administration from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.