PARTNERS IN PERFORMANCE
That’s a three-part promise to our clients, our teaming partners and our colleagues. At VIATEQ, we work seamlessly and collaboratively in support of the mission. We’re engaged and nimble, from the top down and from the middle out. And we hold ourselves to a standard of performance that ensures not only are our clients satisfied, they’re delighted – and we are too.
We cultivate a team of committed and able professionals, and then we give them the autonomy to do great things for clients. We share a drive and a passion for quality work, and for going above and beyond – all the time.
Exceptional is the bar. Raising it is the goal. Let us show you how…
Lee Washington is President and Chief Executive Officer at VIATEQ. Lee is responsible for the overall direction and leadership of VIATEQ, including establishing and presenting its strategic goals and objectives. His vision and guidance drive VIATEQ’s performance and culture. Lee manages and directs the day-to-day operations which includes management over the operational aspect of each department, including Human Resources, Operations, IT, Finance, Contracts and Business Development.
Lee attended Tufts University and the University of Pittsburgh. He is originally from Pittsburgh, PA, and is an avid fan of all their professional sports teams, especially the Steelers.
President and CEO
Angela Wells is the Chief Financial Officer at VIATEQ. She is responsible for managing financial controls, accounting procedures, financial forecasting and business operations. In her role, she manages compliance and operational aspects of these areas, as well as enabling growth through relevant pricing, strategic relationships and support for various federal contracts. As CFO, her role includes serving as a business partner to other members of the management team for a unified approach to all aspects of the Company’s business. Angela’s collaboration with the management team supports the alignment to key success factors in all areas of the business, including organization, corporate culture, processes and technology.
Ms. Wells brings over 20 years of financial, accounting and business management experience. Prior to joining VIATEQ, Ms. Wells served as Outsourced CFO/Controller at BDO USA LLP to over 20 government contractors worldwide for 12 years. Prior to joining BDO USA LLP, Ms. Wells served as Controller to Planning Systems Inc./Qinetiq for 5 years as well as Financial Reporting Senior Accountant at MAXIMUS for 2 years. Ms. Wells began her finance and accounting career with AWR Argy, Wiltse & Robinson with a specialized focus of auditing government contractors.
Angela’s experience in organizations serving government customers has provided her with extensive knowledge of the software, professional services and business process outsourcing marketplace, along with expertise in the federal procurement process and accounting requirements and practices. In addition, her experience includes broad-based financial management, proposal pricing models, mergers and acquisitions, and systems implementations.
Ms. Wells holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from George Mason University, maintains a CPA license and is a member of the AICPA and VSCPA. Angela enjoys spending time and traveling with her family, gardening, dog training, and reading.
Chief Financial Officer
In a diverse, global leadership career, Alonzo L. Fulgham has been an International Development Policy, Planning, and Operations Executive successful at leading United States government development policy & humanitarian assistance and advising the Secretary of State, National Security Council, Congress and Office of Management and Budget on leading organizational change for effective results. Mr. Fulgham brings broad strategic planning, management and execution capacity to VIATEQ, with more than 25 years of effective global operational leadership and organizational change management experience.
President Barack Obama appointed Mr. Fulgham as Acting Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in 2009. In this role, Mr. Fulgham managed a diverse global enterprise of over $20 billion annually in more than 88 countries, with a professional staff of more than 7,000 worldwide. From 2006-2009, as the first Chief Operating Officer (COO) ever appointed to that agency, Mr. Fulgham had broad authority for policy, strategic planning and implementation.
From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Fulgham served as USAID Mission Director to Afghanistan, where he implemented cutting edge stabilization and development programs with a budget of $2.4 billion. From 2003 to 2005, he served as the Director for South Asian Affairs at USAID, overseeing programs with a combined development and humanitarian assistance budget of over $1 billion.
Mr. Fulgham is a member of the Board of Directors of Palladium International, Meridian International, and Shared Interest. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the International Advisory Council of Carnegie Mellon University’s Center for International Relations and Politics, the German Marshall Fund’s Transatlantic Aid Effectiveness Experts Group, the American Academy of Diplomacy, the O’Neill Institute’s Value for Money in Global HIV Programs Working Group.
Executive Vice President Defense/Homeland
Kevin Williams is the Director of Operations at VIATEQ, where he has devoted the last five years overseeing the day-to-day operations at VIATEQ. Kevin ensures VIATEQ’s financial targets are identified and met, customer satisfaction is monitored and maintained, and communication channels are effectively maintained between the various VIATEQ department heads as well as the President and CEO.
With more than 17 years overseeing software development programs with CACI, Inc. for a variety of federal government customers including the Department of State, OPM, FBI, and IRS, Kevin has developed an exceptional background in people and program/project management based on excellent interpersonal communications and an ability to make the best possible use of his extensive personal network.
Kevin attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the University of Pittsburgh, and Washington Adventist University. Kevin has a B.S. in Organizational Management and PMP certified by the Project Management Institute. A native of Pittsburgh, PA, he currently lives in Springdale, MD, and is a lifelong supporter of his hometown Pittsburgh Steelers.
Director of Operations
Mr. Luis Niño currently serves as VIATEQ’s Director of Business Development. Mr. Niño was formerly a career diplomat and President of Eagle Tech Corp, an IT solutions provider specializing in cybersecurity. He recently completed the Emerging Leaders Program sponsored by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and received an Executive Certificate in Business Administration.
Mr. Niño holds an International Relations degree from the Central University of Venezuela, an International Negotiations Certificate from the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the Institute of Higher International Studies (IHEI), and a M.A. in International Affairs from Georgetown University.
In his spare time, Mr. Niño actively works on the Board of Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), a non-profit he created to promote entrepreneurship of young people in the Americas. He is also a regular columnist of “El Tiempo Latino,” a Spanish partner to the Washington Post.
Director of Business Development
Ed Aiken is the Director of Proposal Management, responsible for managing proposal development and submission, ensuring proposal compliance with solicitations, and writing content when necessary. His broad management and technical background enabled him to lead our effort to achieve ISO 9001(Quality Management), ISO 20000-1(Service delivery), and ISO 27001(Cybersecurity) certifications.
Ed managed IT contracts for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge, TN Operations Office; U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Las Vegas, NV Operations Office, the NNSA Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM) in Las Vegas and Washington, DC and the DOE Office of Science (OSC) in Germantown, MD. This range of experience gave Ed a broad knowledge of rapidly changing technologies and the significant organizational changes that almost always accompany it. He was often called upon to lead or participate in major proposal efforts.
Ed is a native Virginian and graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. degree in General Science and Mathematics He began his professional career as a scientific software engineer at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC and served as Branch Chief in the Research Computation Division. Leaving federal service, he built his professional career managing federal Information Technology (IT) contracts for numerous federal Departments, mainly with the Department of Energy. He has held his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification since 2004.
Ed and his wife have been raising Arabian horses for many years and have two brood mares, a two-year-old filly on their farm, and a champion stallion at a training facility. Ed enjoys creative writing, sailing, fishing and fixing whatever breaks around a farm.
Director of Proposal Management
Stephen Seaberry is VIATEQ’s Director of Contracts. He has 15 years of progressive experience managing and directing the award, administration, and termination of complex electronic security system and DoD contracts. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a dedicated leader and collaborator, Mr. Seaberry combines extensive knowledge and sound judgment to guide team members through the acquisition process while maintaining compliance with all regulations, laws, and agency policies. He is an out-of-the-box thinker committed to developing procurement policies and agency-level regulations, procedures, instructions, and guidance that improve contracting activities and enable growth.
Most recently, Mr. Seaberry served as a Supervisory Contracting Officer entrusted with the management of the US Marshals Services’ National Physical Security Program portfolio of contracts. Valued at $450 million, the NPSP is critical to the protection of nearly 1,000 federal courthouses and facilities. In uniform, Mr. Seaberry was recognized for directing the procurement and logistics of 6 maritime operations across the Pacific and Middle East. He also deployed in support of USCENTCOM Afghanistan, where he managed 57 service and construction contracts valued over $97 million.
Mr. Seaberry’s educational qualifications include a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management from National University. He holds DAWIA Level III Certification in Contracting and a Master’s Certificate in Contracting from Villanova University. He is a member of the D.C. Chapter of the National Contract Management Association.
Director of Contracts
Paul brings over 30 years of experience in this industry. Before his role with VIATEQ, Paul was Senior Partner and National Director for the Center of Government Contracting Excellence at BDO, USA LLP. Prior to this position, he was a founder as well as CEO and President of Argy, Wiltse and Robinson, which he saw evolve from a start-up to the top 100 firms nationally measured by firm revenue. The firm was purchased by BDO in 2012. Prior to forming his company, Paul had a 10-year career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), where he left as a senior manager specializing in Government Contracting and Technology in their middle market specialty group, Comprehensive Practice Services.
Founder and Managing Partner of Argy, Wiltse & Robinson, PC which was acquired by BDO, USA LLP
REGGIE BROTHERS, PH.D.
Reggie currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Peraton, a billion company with more than 3,500 employees.. Reggie leads a new organization that is responsible for strategic planning, technology solutions, business development, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) for the company. Reggie was a principal with The Chertoff Group, a premier global advisory firm focused on security and risk management. Prior to that role, he served as Under Secretary for Science and Technology, Department of Homeland Security, where he was responsible for a science and technology portfolio that included basic and applied research, development, demonstration, testing, and evaluation with the purpose of helping DHS operational elements and the nation’s first responders achieve their mission objectives. From 2011 to 2014, Reggie served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research, Department of Defense, where he was responsible for policy and oversight of the Department’s science and technology programs and laboratories.
Reginald “Reggie” Brothers, Ph.d.
Former Under Secretary for Science and Technology, Department of Homeland Security
Jerry Horton’s nearly twenty years of federal experience including serving as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Director of the Office of the Chief Architect for the State Department, and the CIO at both the US Agency for International Development and the United States Mint. Before working in the government, Mr. Horton spent over 20 years in the private sector leading both business and technical functions for a wide variety of startups, dotcoms, two supercomputer manufacturers, and several large corporations. Mr. Horton received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado.
Former Chief Information Officer for Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, USAID and United States Mint
Chris Cummiskey has 24 years of government experience in senior leadership positions at both the Federal and state levels and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Cummiskey Strategic Solutions, LLC – a Washington, DC firm that specializes in cyber, homeland security, government technology and acquisition. Mr. Cummiskey served in senior leadership at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for six years (2009 – 2014), most recently in the number three position at the department as Under Secretary for Management. During his tenure as Under Secretary and Deputy Under Secretary, he had department-wide oversight and responsibility for budget/finance, cyber/IT, procurement/contracting, human capital, security and mission support. He also served as the department’s Chief Acquisition Officer, overseeing $19 Billion in annual spending. While at DHS, Mr. Cummiskey co-led all the major cyber committees at the department including the Executive Steering Committee on the National Cybersecurity Protection System (Einstein), the Executive Steering Committee on Cyber Strategy, the Acquisition Review Board on government-wide Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) and the Executive Steering Committee on Cyber Hiring.
Former Under Secretary and Deputy Secretary for Management, Department of Homeland Security
WORKING AT VIATEQ IS DIFFERENT.
We put a focus on hiring good people who want to do good work. It’s that simple. We believe that when people are inherently driven and supported, they do phenomenal work. So that’s the environment we create. We put a focus on integrity and quality, and an equal emphasis on knowing our team members as people. We look for ways for everyone to develop professionally, while also accommodating their lives outside of work. We are flexible and support one another in order to deliver the best possible service to our clients.