About Us

The leader in security information management.

SIMS Software is the leading provider of industrial security information management software to the government and defense industries. The company was the first to introduce automation to this space in 1983, presenting a secure alternative to the historically manual process of tracking personnel security clearances and classified information.

Our flagship software product, SIMS (Security Information Management System), has been the most trusted industrial security information management solution on the market for over 40 years. Some of the world’s most renowned government agencies, defense contractors, high technology giants, academic institutions and research facilities all rely on SIMS to protect classified and high-value information. By equipping security stakeholders with the tools to protect the lifeblood of their organizations, SIMS Software is proud to play a vital role in advancing the interests of our nation and its allies at home and abroad.

Management Team

Michael Struttmann

CEO and President

As CEO and President of SIMS Software, Michael Struttmann leads the implementation of the company’s vision and strategy, worldwide business development initiatives, and overall operations. Michael is a veteran of the enterprise security and software industries, bringing nearly two decades of experience in executive positions . . .

Jim Conrad


Jim Conrad is the founder of SIMS Software. He began his national security career in the Navy during the Vietnam era, participating in a variety of classified programs including the Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle. Jim also taught electronics and computer courses as an instructor at the San Diego . . .

Valarie Fountaine

Director, Pre-Sales and Conferences

Valarie Fountaine has served as SIMS Software’s Director of Pre-Sales and Conferences for ten years. She leads the global pre-sales organization and is responsible for broadening business opportunities in both domestic and international markets. Valarie has played an integral role in . . .

Jenny Nolan

Director, Product Management

Jenny Nolan, Director of Product Management, joined SIMS Software in 2012. She is a 25-year veteran of the security industry whose experience and product knowledge, acquired as both a SIMS end user and employee, enable her to serve as an expert source on best practices, industry trends . . .

Sean McMillan

Director, Managed Services and Training

Sean McMillan leads SIMS Software’s Managed Services and Training Divisions, where he oversees the SIMS custom suite of services and ensures a world-class customer experience. Sean is dedicated to serving as a subject matter expert and resource for clients …