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A Legacy of innovative and passionate leadership

By hiring the best and brightest thought leaders from the public and private sectors, we build and evolve
our team to meet the challenges of today’s government. Our leaders empower us to provide creative, unexpected, cost-effective solutions that push what is possible and practical inthe world of government.

Kimberly McCabe

President and Chief Executive Officer

Chris Henderson

Chief Operating Officer

Timothy W. Cooke, Ph.D.

President, ASI Government Consulting Division

Lisa Akers

President, Products & Solutions Group

Kimberly McCabe

President and Chief Executive Officer


Kymm McCabe is ASI Government’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Ms. McCabe is passionate about public service and the government workforce and is known for utilizing nontraditional methods of problem solving and solutioning including human centered design, divergent thinking approaches, and emerging technologies.

Ms. McCabe's extensive career in management and consulting includes working with more than 60 major U.S. corporations and public sector clients in the areas of transformation and change, strategic planning, performance management and measurement, organizational development, and strategic communications. She has delivered business strategy and management consulting to the U.S. federal government, foreign governments and Fortune 500 companies worldwide. Ms. McCabe has held senior level positions with the U.S Army, ICF International, Advanced Performance Consulting Group, Inc., EDS and The Alliance for Converging Technologies.

Prior to ASI, Ms. McCabe served as a federal senior executive in the role of Acting Deputy Director of the Office of Business Transformation (OBT) in the Headquarters, Department of the Army. The OBT was responsible for leading the Army's business transformation and business operations improvement. She supported the Under Secretary of the Army/Chief Management Officer by facilitating Army-wide Institutional Adaptation efforts aimed at improving Army Force Generation, embracing enterprise management, and reforming the Army's resources and requirements processes.

Previously, Ms. McCabe was a Senior Vice President of ICF International and charged as a leader of the Enterprise Strategy Consulting business unit. Prior to her tenure at ICFI, Ms. McCabe was President and CEO of Advanced Performance Consulting Group, Inc. which was acquired by ICF International and successfully integrated in January, 2007. Ms. McCabe established APCG in 1998 and, in 2004, APCG presented at number 20 on the prestigious Washington Technology "Fast 50" list and subsequently posted at number 19 for the 2005 edition.

Ms. McCabe is widely sought to speak on topics of transformation, leadership, organizational performance management, and strategy. She has received numerous honors including the Greater Washington Government Contractor (GovCon) Executive of the Year Award, Washington Business Journal’s prestigious “Women Who Mean Business” Award, and Women in Technology’s (WIT) Entrepreneur Leadership award. Ms. McCabe serves on the Board of Directors for the Professional Services Council, Procurement Roundtable, and AFCEA, as well as the Board of Advisors for the National Contract Management Association.

Ms. McCabe holds an MPA with a dual emphasis in Business Strategy and Organizational Behavior from the University of Southern California and a BA in Ethics and Public Policy from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Chris Henderson

Chief Operating Officer

Chris Henderson is Chief Operating Officer of ASI Government, where he has responsibility for the company’s Finance, Human Resources and IT organizations.

Previously, Mr. Henderson served as Senior Advisor to Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar, where he led the department's successful execution of its $3 billion Recovery Act program. Mr. Henderson also played a leading role in the successful reorganization of the former Minerals Management Service following the Gulf Oil Spill, improving oversight of offshore energy development and collection of over $10 billion in energy royalties annually.

Prior to joining the Department of the Interior, Mr. Henderson served as the Chief Operating Officer for Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, where he worked to improve the city's strategic planning and performance management efforts, as well as carried out a number of successful organizational initiatives to improve efficiency and service levels.

Mr. Henderson joined the Hickenlooper Administration following a 15-year career in investment banking and private equity investing. The last 13 years of that career were spent with Vestar Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm with more than $7 billion under management. At Vestar, he served as a managing director and member of the firm's investment committee. Prior to joining Vestar, he spent two years with the investment bank Credit Suisse First Boston in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group.

Mr. Henderson received a Masters of Business Administration from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Colorado.

Timothy W. Cooke, Ph.D.

President, ASI Government Consulting Division

 

Tim Cooke is President of ASI Government’s Consulting Division. In that capacity, Dr. Cooke leverages his background in professional services and business leadership to create value for clients in the acquisition life-cycle, helping them achieve their missions and performance goals within the budget constraints of emerging federal fiscal discipline. His teams provide integrated solutions that deliver demonstrated value.

Dr. Cooke has broad experience developing, growing and leading organizations to help clients: develop strategies with supporting initiatives; meet performance goals and enhance productivity; improve business processes and align technology investments for effectiveness and efficiency; and implement organizational change management. He has also led teams delivering technology investments and repeatable solutions for Fortune 100 financial services firms and advising senior executives in the U.S. Navy on resource management, policy and program issues.  

Prior to joining ASI, Dr. Cooke’s 20-year career at SRA International included positions of increasing responsibility that contributed to the company’s growth from $50 million to $1.5 billion. Dr. Cooke served multiple roles, including “intrapreneur,” in which he built new offerings and developed new client relationships for consulting and professional services. He also led four business units in the defense, civil, health and commercial sectors; led mergers and acquisition efforts related to the civil and health units; and helped create group and company strategy. Early in his tenure, Dr. Cooke directed SRA’s portfolio of operations research for military clients, including the 7th Quadrennial Review of Military Compensation. He then helped develop SRA’s services in support of the Department of Defense (DoD) Corporate Information Management (or business process reengineering) initiative, leading SRA's teams related to Acquisition and Technology, Finance, and Manpower and Readiness. In addition to the DoD, Dr. Cooke’s work encompassed more than 200 projects for the Departments of Health and Human Services, Energy, State and Commerce; Environmental Protection Agency; Office of Personnel Management; Federal Aviation Administration; and other civil agencies. During his career at SRA, Dr. Cooke received a Hammer Award from the Secretary of Defense for his work on acquisition reform.

Previously, Dr. Cooke served as Senior Economist with the Center for Naval Analyses (CNA), a federally funded research and development organization. His work in resource management provided assessments of Navy programs and policies to improve the cost effectiveness of investments, especially those focused on human resources. He led numerous studies on the Navy's highest-priority resource allocation issues and advised senior officials on which policies and programs would be most effective and efficient. The Military Operations Research Society recognized Dr. Cooke with a “Best Paper” for one of these studies. While at CNA, he also served as Adjunct Professor at American University’s Key Executive Program for federal leaders seeking a master’s degree in public administration.

Dr. Cooke received his bachelor’s degree in economics, summa cum laude, from George Mason University, and his master’s degree and doctorate in political economy from The Johns Hopkins University. He served on the faculty at Rice University as Assistant Professor of Economics, and as a consultant to the Houston Area Research Council, a consortium of local universities.  

Lisa Akers

President, Products & Solutions Group

 

Lisa Akers serves as President of ASI Government’s Products & Solutions Group. Previously, Ms. Akers served as President of the company’s Consulting Division. She joined ASI in 2008 after more than 16 years in government, where she distinguished herself as Director, GSA FEDSIM Operations. In her words, she joined the company "to help government acquisition organizations succeed." Ms. Akers has been quick to learn all aspects of our business - and to work collaboratively across business lines to bring new solutions to support our clients. A proven leader, she brings a client centered and entrepreneurial spirit to the task. 

Ms. Akers more recently held dual roles at Acquisitions Solutions. She's served as Director of the ASI Training Institute as well as Civilian Account Executive for the company's corporate development organization. Her leadership of the Training Institute resulted in new training solutions to help strengthen government workforces in acquisition with new solutions for applied learning and other techniques incorporating leading practices in acquisition and workforce development. She also directed the expansion of the Master's Certificate Program in Performance-Based Acquisition. As Civilian Account Executive, Ms. Akers managed consulting engagements for numerous federal civilian agencies, including: the General Services Administration, the Department of Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Mint, the Department of Education, the Department of Energy (DOE), the Department of Veteran Affairs, the Department of State, and the Department of Commerce. 

Ms. Akers joined ASI after a stellar career in public service and a strong track record in performance-based acquisition and project management. Most recently, she served as Director of Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM), a National Program within the Assisted Acquisition Services of the Federal Acquisition Service, General Services Administration. FEDSIM acquires and manages more than $1.4 billion in annual obligations on information technology and professional services projects on behalf of other federal government agencies. FEDSIM began using performance-based acquisition in 2000 and has since awarded and managed more than $4.8 billion in performance-based contracts. 

Ms. Akers serves on the Industry Advisory Council's (IAC) Executive Committee. Additionally, she is a former co-chair and vice chair, respectively, of the 2007 and 2006 IAC Voyagers program, which develops future leaders in government and industry. She also served as AFFIRM secretary in 2003, and has served on conference planning boards for Digital Government and the Project Management Summit.

Prior to joining the federal government, Ms. Akers worked for Support Services, Inc., implementing medical computer systems for a medical professional liability insurance brokerage. She also worked at Thomas Jefferson University, where she conducted research in neurosurgery and red blood cell enzymology. 

Ms. Akers received her B.S., Microbiology from Pennsylvania State University and an M.S., Information Technology Systems from George Washington University. She is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by Project Management Institute (PMI).

Jacqueline Owens Lancaster

Chief Business Development Officer

Michael McGowan

Chief Human Capital Officer

Balaji Ramanujam

Chief Information Officer

Herbert Watson

Vice President, National Security Sector

Jacqueline Owens Lancaster

Chief Business Development Officer

 

Jacqueline (Jackie) Owens Lancaster is Chief Business Development Officer for ASI Government. An accomplished business executive with nearly 20 years of experience in government business development leadership, Ms. Lancaster joined ASI from BAE Systems' Defense Intelligence Solutions group, where she served as Director of the Business Winning Team. In that role, her responsibilities were centered on securing strategic opportunities, including multi-billion dollar IDIQ contracts, and winning single award contracts and task orders valued at $50M or more.

Previously, Ms. Lancaster served as Senior Director for Business Development at BAE Systems Information Technology's Defense Solutions Group. There, she led business development activities in the Defense Intelligence market, focusing on the intelligence arms of the Army, Navy and Air Force, with a particular focus on the Defense Intelligence Agency and Office of Naval Intelligence.

Prior to her tenure at BAE Systems, Ms. Lancaster held positions of increasing responsibility within ManTech Systems Engineering Corporation, where she led all business development activities in pursuit of contracts in the NAVAIR and SPAWAR markets. She also worked for Veda Incorporated (now Wyle Labs) where she was a key contributor in growing the company's IT and logistics business at the Naval Air Warfare Center.

A true thought leader, Ms. Lancaster edited a book on capabilities-based service-oriented architectures entitled, "Using Architectures for Research, Development, and Acquisition." The book, authored by Dr. C.E. Dickerson, S.M. Soules, M.R, Sabins, and P.H. Charles, describes how architectures have been used to enable a capabilities-based approach to the research, development and acquisition of Department of Defense families of systems that must interoperate with each other in the conduct of military operations.

Ms. Lancaster's entrepreneurial and journalistic spirit led her to take over a local newspaper in Southern Maryland, serving as its owner and publisher for three years. She led the paper's staff in substantially increasing circulation and advertising revenue before returning to public sector service.

Ms. Lancaster holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master of Science degree in Management from the University of Maryland University College. She is an active member of TechAmerica and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association.

Michael McGowan

Chief Human Capital Officer

 

As Chief Human Capital Officer, Mr. McGowan assumes responsibility for HR operations to include managing the Human Capital Plan execution; HR administration, which encompasses compensation and benefits, compliance, policies, and related HR systems; and employee relations and facilities management.

Prior to joining ASI Government, Mr. McGowan worked for Deloitte, where he spent the past five years in the company's Talent (HR) organization. During that time, he served as a Talent Leader supporting Deloitte's Consulting, Tax and, most recently, Federal practices. Mr. McGowan had the opportunity to work on multiple acquisitions and divestitures, including Deloitte's acquisition of BearingPoint's Public Services practice in May of 2009.

Prior to joining Deloitte, Mr. McGowan spent five years with SAIC and, prior to that, two years with CSC. His HR areas of focus include acquisitions, compensation, workforce planning and metrics.

Mr. McGowan has a Bachelor's degree from the College of William and Mary, and a Master's degree in HR Management from Catholic University. He also possesses a Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certification. He is a lifelong Northern Virginian who currently lives with his wife in Leesburg. In his free time, he is an avid golfer.

Balaji Ramanujam

Chief Information Officer

 

Balaji Ramanujam Is Chief Information Officer (CIO) for ASI Government. An accomplished IT and business executive focused on driving value through IT innovation, Balaji has 17 years of experience in cost structuring, enterprise optimization, IT architecture, and change management. 

Mr.Ramanujam's particular focus is the alignment of IT with business strategy to maximize efficiencies and cost savings. He has delivered technology solutions across a broad spectrum of clients, including federal agencies, telecom, healthcare, finance, and media.

Prior to joining ASI, Mr. Ramanujam served as Partner at The Garuttman Group, an IT and general consultancy firm that he co-founded. There, he led IT transformation and auditing activities and focused on business strategy, supply chain management architecture, Web development, analytics, product development and sales. He also created business-to-business, e-commerce and intercontinental logistics solutions. Previously, Mr. Ramanujam served in IT positions, including leading CIO services at Customer Value Partners, Prematics, Convergys Corporation, Seta (Apptis), Ushacomm and Accord.

A published author and a sought-after industry speaker, Mr. Ramanujam received his Bachelor's in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Mysore and Master of Science in Management of IT from the University of Virginia.

Herbert Watson

Vice President, National Security Sector

 

Herbert "Herb" Watson is a results-driven, certified acquisition professional with more than 20 years of experience in progressive management positions within the Department of Defense. He is DAWIA Level III certified in contracting and DAWIA Level II certified in program management. Mr. Watson's extensive experience in analyzing and streamlining systems to increase productivity, quality, and efficiency, benefits ASI's clients in the National Security Sector, including the Department of Homeland Security, which includes DHS Headquarters, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), and Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

Previously, Mr. Watson served as Account Manager for Defense and District of Columbia clients. He leads expert teams providing solution-oriented assistance to clients dealing with the acquisition and management of complex systems, products, and services. Mr. Watson successfully manages the entire client relationship and oversees the development and review of acquisition strategies, documentation, statements of objectives, source selection plans, and business cases that support acquisition decisions.

Prior to joining ASI, Mr. Watson spent six years as the Director of Contingency Contract Plans and Operations for Defense Contract Management Agency International (DCMAI). His accomplishments included directing the Defense Contract Management Agency International District's Principal Contingency Contract Administration Services program, which was responsible for administrating contracts valued in excess of $16 billion dollars. He also developed contingency contract administration and acquisition policy guidance, instructions, and directives for a 12,000-person Department of Defense agency. 

Mr. Watson spent two years as the Director of Directorate of Contracting at the U.S. Army Central Command in Qatar, where he performed a strategic assessment to define the requirements for increased regional competition supporting military operations throughout the Middle East. This assessment resulted in reduced prices, increased product reliability, and timely delivery of goods and services. Mr. Watson successfully built collaborations between Army and Air Force organizations and Department of Defense (DoD) Agencies staff leadership, to ensure an integrated approach to providing services. He also directed the acquisition planning, project scope, coordination, and financial resources for 5 major military training events supporting more than 100,000 personnel in the Middle East.

Prior to his work in Qatar, Mr. Watson spent six months as Chief of the Computer Systems/Base Support Branch of the U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command, and six months as Chief of the Contracts Branch of the U.S. Army Operational Evaluation Command. 

Mr. Watson holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, and a master's degree in Procurement and Acquisition Management from Webster University. He has completed Level I, II, and III required contracting courses at the Defense Acquisition University. He also attended Resident Command and General Staff College from 1995 to 1996. 

Peter Bonner

Vice President, Civilian & Strategy & Organizational Development

Dennis Lonchena

Vice President, Frontline Division

Anne Reed

Chair, ASI Board of Directors

Renny DiPentima

Member, ASI Board of Directors

Peter Bonner

Vice President, Civilian & Strategy & Organizational Development

Peter Bonner is Vice President for Civilian and Strategy and Organizational Development at ASI Government. 

Mr. Bonner joins ASI following a successful 16-year career at ICF International where he led its Human Capital and Management Consulting Practice as Senior Vice President. Peter helped create ICF's strategy, training, and organizational development business unit, which provided a wide-range of training, e-learning, performance management and strategy and organizational development services to numerous federal agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Energy, Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and Office of Personnel Management.

At ICF, Mr. Bonner led multiple strategy development and change management teams, guiding participants through scenario planning and analysis, strategy simulations, balanced scorecard, competitive and customer analysis, and other strategy methodologies.

Prior to joining ICF, Mr. Bonner held leadership positions at the American Society for Training and Development, BRS Information Technologies, and Lexis-Nexis, Inc. Previous to those positions, he worked for various publishing companies, including the New York Times Information Service.

As a thought leader, Mr. Bonner teaches and presents at federal and human resources forums and events. He is a member of the American Society for Training and Development, the Society for Human Resources Management, and the Organizational Development Network, and is a past Board Member of the Human Resources Leadership Forum. 

Mr. Bonner earned his B.A. in English from St. Peter's College and his M.A. in Human Resource Management/Organizational Development from Marymount University.

Dennis Lonchena

Vice President, Frontline Division

Dennis Lonchena is Vice President for the Frontline Solutions Division of ASI Government. His primary focus is the growth and diversification of the division’s Intelligence Community government clients and developing strategic business partner relationships.

Mr. Lonchena has spent the last twelve years in executive level management positions. Prior to joining ASI Government, he was Vice-President, Strategic Planning for the Frontline Solutions Corporation. He was responsible for Business Development and Strategic Planning for Frontline. At Bridge Technology Corporation he served as Senior Vice President for Financial and Business Support and successfully won several prime contracts to expand Bridge Technology’s presence in Financial and Business Management Support within the Intelligence Community. As the Vice President for the Intelligence Business Unit of SI International, Mr. Lonchena successfully managed the winning proposal for the Enterprise Program Management II solicitation winning three prime contracts exceeding $300M.

Prior to his commercial contracting experience, Mr. Lonchena spent 32 years in the Intelligence Community. His broad federal government experience includes serving in a series of fast-paced management positions involving complex, time critical positions where he distinguished himself as an innovative leader and change agent in the fields of acquisition, program and financial management.  As a LEGIS Fellow he served on U.S.  Congressman John Murtha’s personal staff, working defense issues. 

Mr. Lonchena earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from the University of Maryland University College.

Anne Reed

Chair, ASI Board of Directors

 

Anne Reed is Chairman of the Board for ASI Government, Inc. (ASI), a trusted advisor to government leaders seeking to improve mission performance, enhance organizational effectiveness and drive strategic change.

Ms. Reed joined ASI as president in 2003 and assumed responsibilities as CEO in 2008 until 5 Dec 2011 when she became Chairman. As President and CEO, she built on ASI's established foundation in the federal procurement arena, expanding the company's capacity to serve public management and programs.

Prior to joining ASI Government, Ms. Reed served as President of Electronic Data Systems (EDS) State & Local Government Solutions, having previously served as the Vice President of the Government Global Industry Group, where she consulted with CIOs and other Government leaders from across the world on e-Government strategies and on information technology strategic investment decision-making models.

During her 20 year career with the federal government, Ms. Reed served as the first CIO for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, having previously held the position of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration. From 2008-2009, she served as an Obama-Biden CIO transition advisor. Her federal career began with the Department of the Navy, where she focused on financial management. In earlier years, she had a senior administrative appointment with the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and worked in city government in Nashville, Tennessee.

Ms. Reed has received much recognition and numerous awards for her achievements in government and industry. In 2010 she received the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce GovCon Contractor of the Year Award, AFCEAÕs Heroine in Technology Award and, for the third time, Federal Computer Week's Federal 100 award. In addition, she received the 2008 BRAVO award for CEOs and was a finalist for the 2007 Greater Washington Contractors Awards' CEO of the year.

While serving as CIO, Anne was named Government Executive of the Year by Government Computer News (1998), as well as by the Federation of Industry and Government Information Processing Council (1997). Additionally, she received the Vice President's Hammer Award for her leadership during Y2K planning and implementation (2000) and the John F. Kennedy School of Government's Alumni Achievement award (2001).

In 1998, Anne was inducted into the Pi Alpha Alpha National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration by the American University, and in 1995 she was commissioned a Kentucky Colonel by the Governor of Kentucky.

Anne currently serves on advisory committees for numerous professional and community associations. Most recently, she chaired an Industry Advisory Council Task Force to provide recommendations to OMB on the Sustainment of Federal Financial Management Systems. This report was presented in June 2011.

Committed to giving back, Anne is a founding director of the LaBECA Women's Scholarship Foundation, which funds education for women and girls in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Renny DiPentima

Member, ASI Board of Directors

 

Dr. DiPentima is the former President, Chief Executive Officer, and Board Director of  SRA International. SRA is a leading provider of information technology services and solutions to clients in national security, civil government, and health care and public health.  SRA services include strategic consulting; systems design, development, and integration; engineering support; and outsourcing and operations management.  The Company also delivers business solutions for text and data mining, contingency and disaster response planning, information assurance, environmental strategies and technology, enterprise architecture, network operations and management, enterprise systems management, and wireless integration.

SRA was a private company, founded in 1978, with revenues just over $100M when Dr. DiPentima joined in 1995. SRA International became a public company (NYSE:SRX) in 2002. In 2011, SRA once again became a private company with over 7000 people and a revenue run rate of over $1.8B.  Prior to the position of President and CEO, Dr. DiPentima was President and Chief Operating Officer, President of SRA Consulting and Systems Integration, President of SRA Government Sector, and SRA Vice President and CIO. 

Prior to joining SRA in July, 1995, Dr. DiPentima was the Social Security Administration’s  (SSA’s) CIO and Deputy Commissioner for Systems and was responsible for overseeing and managing all of SSA’s information processing and data and voice communication systems with a staff of over 3000 technical professionals. Dr. DiPentima served on numerous task forces and commissions, including Chairman of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Improvement Team, as part of the President’s National Performance Review initiatives. Recommendations of this task force were reflected in the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Acts (FASA and FARA) and in the Clinger/Cohen Information Technology Management Reform Act (ITMRA). 

Dr. DiPentima sits on the Board of Directors of Brocade Communications Systems (NASD:BRCD), Cap Gemini Government Solutions, USIS, and Blue Delta Capital Partners, is a senior advisor to Providence Equity Partners and sits on the Advisory Boards of Redhat, SE Solutions as well as the Global Advisory Board of Cap Gemini. He is a Principal on the Partnership for Public Service, a member of its SAGE group, a member and past officer of TechAmerica, a fellow of the National Academy of Social Insurance, a Trustee of the Committee for Economic Development, and a member of the Economic Club of D.C.  He sits of the University of Maryland Baltimore County Public Policy External Advisory.

Dr. DiPentima’s awards include two Presidential Rank awards (Distinguished and Meritorious Service).  He was selected by Government Computer News as the Government Executive of the Year in 1993 and the Industry Executive of the Year in 2000.  He was honored as Executive of the Year by the Federation of Government Information Processing Councils in 1995, and was named Industry Executive of the Year by AFFIRM in 1997.  He was also elected one of Federal Computer Week’s top 100 IT Executives in 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, and 2003. In 2003, he was selected as the FCW’s Eagle Award winner and Industry Executive of the Year and in 2004 was among the first 5 inductees to the FCW Hall of Fame. He also was awarded the Azimuth Award (Industry Executive of the Year) in 2003 by the Federal Government CIO Council and Post Newsweek Tech Media. In 2006, he received the ACT/IAC Janice K. Mendenhall Spirit of Leadership Award and the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2006 Master Award in Greater Washington. 

Dr. DiPentima graduated with a B.A. from New York University.  He holds an M.A. from George Washington University and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. He has also completed the Program for Senior Managers at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Skip Shipman

Member, ASI Board of Directors

David Humenansky

Member, ASI Board of Directors

Robert Martin

Member, ASI Board of Directors

Skip Shipman

Member, ASI Board of Directors

 

Skip Shipman is a retired strategic business consultant and entrepreneur who grew up in the tidal wetland areas of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas and has actively sailed on the Chesapeake for three decades. In his 30 year career in the Washington, D.C. area, he co-founded three successful professional services firms providing technology consulting services to private sector and government clients in a wide variety of technologies including complex computer network architecture, alternative energy technologies, and environmental remediation. He holds undergraduate degrees in electrical engineering and management from M.I.T. and an M.A. degree in Economics from Georgetown University. Since retiring in 2001, he has divided his time between consulting to emerging technology consulting firms, travel, and volunteer efforts.

David Humenansky

Member, ASI Board of Directors

 

With more than 30 years of experience accomplishing major change in multiple organizations, David Humenansky is a Senior Executive Advisor with Booz Allen Hamilton. He formerly served as a Senior Vice President located at the firm's Herndon, Virginia, office. He contributes to the firm his expertise in transformation and change management, and has been highly effective assisting government and commercial clients in conducting large-scale organizational and operational change. In addition, he serves as the sponsor of the firm's Transformation Life Cycle intellectual capital and creator of the Change Management Advanced Practitioner graduate-level certification course.

A proven leader in Booz Allen’s business transformation effort, Mr. Humenansky’s key skills are concentrated in:

  • Business process reengineering
  • Process evaluation and implementation
  • Strategic planning and communications
  • Organizational analysis, modeling, and design
  • Organizational effectiveness and productivity improvement
  • Performance management
  • Benchmarking
  • Program and project management
  • Change management
  • Transformation solutions

He has been involved in numerous engagements to support clients with effective solutions, including:

  • Designing and restructuring a U.S. federal agency to emphasize customer focus and service to the public, including enterprisewide transformations of structure, process, performance management, information technology, and change management. As a result his firm’s efforts, the project was completed a year ahead of schedule and public perception of the agency has dramatically improved.
  • Designing and implementing a three-year program at a federal agency to embed quality and continuous improvement into its disability programs. The new program vision will significantly influence outdated disability regulations and includes many of Booz Allen’s recommendations, including a new office of quality, in-line quality processes for disability program operating components, new responsibilities for the agency’s disability policy office, and more.

Previously, Mr. Humenansky worked at VECTRA Technologies as a Senior Vice President, and at United Energy Corporation as Vice President.

A respected expert in his field, Mr. Humenansky authored the article "Advice+Dissent Viewpoint: The Maze of Change," which appeared in Government Executive magazine.

Mr. Humenansky received a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, and a master’s degree in systems simulation from Michigan State University. He graduated from Harvard’s Executive Advanced Management Program in 1992.

Robert Martin

Member, ASI Board of Directors

 

Mr. Martin has spent virtually his entire career originating, operating and investing in middle market transactions. Mr. Martin was an entrepreneur (founded two companies), a middle-market investment banker and a private equity investment professional. Mr. Martin has extensive experience in operations, sales and marketing, strategic planning, advising and structuring transactions.

Prior to forming Excellere Partners, Mr. Martin was a Director at KRG Capital Partners, a middle-market private equity group. Before joining KRG Capital Partners, Mr. Martin was President of Geneva Corporate Finance (acquired by Citigroup in February 2001), a national investment banking firm specializing in advising privately held middle market companies. Mr. Martin served in senior positions at Geneva Corporate Finance for 11 years (seven years as a Managing Director and four years as President) and successfully completed or supervised approximately 200 entrepreneurial sell-side engagements of companies with market enterprise values from $15 million to over $500 million.

Mr. Martin earned a BS degree in Accounting and Finance from Hofstra University. Mr. Martin currently serves on the board of directors of MedExpress Urgent Care, Advanced Pain Management and Acquisition Solutions, Inc.