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LEADERSHIP

DOUG GARNETT-DEAKIN

With over 25 years of business consulting experience in the public and private sector, Doug is a thought leader, developing and managing complex IT and business transformation and modernization. He leverages his diverse ability to engage with clients and JPI support teams to enhance capability for clients across the Federal Government, including the first web service for the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV) and the HQ Web and Task Tracking enterprise systems, enterprise applications for the General Services Administration's Public Buildings Service (GSA PBS), U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He is a certified Scrum Master, sits on the Homeland Security Information System Senior Technical Advisory Board, and is a graduate of George Mason University.

DAVID HEYMSFELD

David has more than 20 years of experience advising public sector executives and program managers. He serves as a skilled engagement manager, strategic advisor, and lead solution provider delivering value to clients. David has been proudly supporting the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) since the Department’s inception, and has an extensive history of leveraging technology and delivering projects on time and under budget. He has a degree from Syracuse University and an MBA from University of Maryland, College Park, and is also a certified IBM Professional, Project Management Professional (PMP), and Scrum Master.

JOHN KENNEDY

John is a skilled business transformation consultant and account manager with over 25 years of experience in the Department of Defense (DOD), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), US Coast Guard (USCG), and the Manufacturing and Services (MAS) industries. His experience, including six (6) years of active duty as a U.S. Navy Supply Corps Officer, comprises strategic planning development and implementation, senior executive facilitation, business transformation, program and project management, financial and cost management and reporting, organizational performance management, and business development. John received his degree from the United States Naval Academy and currently leads multiple accounts, project teams, and growth efforts for emerging opportunities across the Federal market.

COREY RUNNELS

Corey is responsible for growth and development of critical process improvement and performance management initiatives across both public and private sectors. For over 20 years, Corey has cultivated expertise in strategic planning and implementation of organization transformation, project management, and technical solutions that have created value and provided operational improvement for the clients he has served. He received a degree from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, an MBA from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, and is a certified Scrum Master and Project Management Professional (PMP).

JON STEEN

Jon is well versed in designing and implementing transition strategies and introducing new solution offerings within the public sector. He has more than 24 years of leadership and management experience working within the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Jon specializes in client management, business process re-engineering, business strategy development, financial and resource management, process mapping, and program and project management within the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and the intelligence community. He received his degree from the University of Southern California, a Masters in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

JEFF FISHER

Jeff has more than 17 years of professional experience providing Information Technology (IT) consulting and project management support to government and commercial clients. He is known for taking over challenging or underperforming programs and leading teams to higher productivity, measurable quality increases, and improved client relationships. At JPI, he serves in a leadership role overseeing multiple programs, managing client relationships, providing leadership and coaching for delivery teams, and managing and mentoring staff. Formerly a software developer, he has expertise managing highly-technical agile development and cloud engagements, agile transformation, process improvement, and quality assurance. He maintains PMP, PMI-ACP, and ICAgile certifications.

MARY MELTON

Mary joined JPI in 2016 and has over a decade of experience in financial roles. She has her BBA in Accounting from Liberty University and currently serves as JPI’s Finance Director. In this role, Mary is the main contact for all accounting needs and manages the administrative items pertaining to JPI Headquarters. Additionally, Mary is responsible for developing and approving strategic budgets, forecasts, and financial analysis for JPI. Mary oversees the accounting team and works closely with our IT team.

ALLIE MILLER

Allie joined JPI in 2012 and spent several years leading the recruiting team before moving into her current role as HR Director. Allie holds her Masters in Public Administration and BA in English from Virginia Tech and she is both PMP and SHRM-CP certified. Allie is responsible for employee relations, corporate HR policy, compliance, and benefits administration. She continues to oversee recruiting and works closely with our security team.