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Our Team

Jennifer Cutshall, CEO 

Jennifer has more than 20 years of government and industry experience with expertise in marketing, communications, and news media gained from several senior-level positions in the federal government and broadcast journalism industries. She has significant experience developing strategies and plans for effective marketing and communications campaigns and supporting implementation through the creation and delivery of a wide range of vehicles. Key positions at the White House, CBS News (San Francisco affiliate), U.S. Senate, CIA, and the office of a former U.S. President. Jennifer completed a graduate program in Broadcast Journalism at Stanford University, earned her MS degree in National Security Affairs from Georgetown University and earned her BS degree (double major) in Psychology and Political Science from Indiana University.

Peter Sobich, President

Peter has more than 20 years of management consulting experience gained through the delivery of strategy and management services to a wide range of federal government and private sector organizations. His areas of expertise include business management and operations, process improvement, change management, organization design, strategic communications, and project management. Peter is skilled at leading strategy, management, and operations assessments, designing and delivering organizational, process, and performance improvements, and facilitating strategic planning efforts with senior-level executives. He has served in several leadership positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers, IBM Global Business Services, the White House, and other mid-sized consulting firms. Peter earned his MBA from Duke University and his BA degree in Communications from the University of Washington.

Jim Hiles, Corporate Development

Jim is a seasoned Strategy and Organizational Development leader with 30 years of experience gained through a 23-year Navy career and more than 10 years as a contractor providing support for Federal and commercial clients in high-stakes environments. Jim has overseen the implementation of Federal enterprise-level initiatives and has architected multiple stand-ups of functions and organizations within companies and government agencies. Having earned his EdD in Human and Organizational Learning from The George Washington University, Jim has led investigations, studies and analyses including recommendations, roadmaps, and implementation. A skilled researcher and facilitator, Jim is also a subject matter expert and advanced practitioner in cost estimating and analysis.

Brandon Dart, Director

Brandon is a seasoned business development lead, proven solution architect, and experienced program manager. With more than 15 years of federal consulting experience, he has demonstrated success as both key contributor and leader, providing program/project management, organizational change management, process improvement, strategic communications, and information technology. Federal clients he has supported include the U.S. Departments of Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Treasury, Veterans Affairs, and others. He earned his BA and MA in Communication from the University of Maryland, College Park and holds both Project Management Professional and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certifications.

Rachel Koether, Senior Manager

Rachel has more than 15 years of experience working with front-end SharePoint development and object-oriented programming to proactively develop innovative technology solutions that solve stubborn client challenges, including dashboards, analytics, automated reports, and advanced Microsoft Office-based scripts. She specializes in working with clients to understand their needs, gather requirements, and build elegant solutions using out-of-the-box Microsoft tools. Clients she has supported include the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Ms. Koether earned her BS in Computer Science from the University of Mary Washington.

Tyler Pietruszka, Senior Manager

Tyler has 10 years of program, management, business, and financial analyst experience supporting efforts at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. Departments of Justice, Veterans Affairs, Defense, and Interior. He has effectively supported clients and project teams through the delivery of program and project management; strategy and planning; business process improvement; change management and communications; and business and financial analysis services. Mr. Pietruszka earned his BA in Economics from Wake Forest University and maintains both Project Management Professional and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certifications.

Elizabeth Lazaro, Manager

Elizabeth is an experienced professional with more than 21 years of experience in project scheduling serving agencies including the U.S. Departments of Transportation, Defense, Health and Human Services, Justice, and others. Elizabeth attend Howard University where she attained her BA in Communications and Broadcast Journalism. After 15 years as a communications professional, Elizabeth changed careers to project management, computer graphics, and project scheduling using Microsoft Project. She approaches her work with the philosophy that project scheduling is essential to project team dynamics, project reporting, risk/issue management, communications, stakeholder relations, and customer acceptance.

Harrison Moore, Manager

Harrison has more than 10 years of experience providing project and change management services to the Federal Government. He specializes in providing project management, process improvement, change management, and training support to clients including the U.S. Departments of Education, Energy, Treasury, and Transportation. He has also served as a legislative aide to two Members of Congress. Mr. Moore graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in Government and is a certified Project Management Professional, Prosci Certified Change Practitioner, and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

Anna Doorenbos, Senior Consultant

Anna is an experienced records management professional with more than 10 years of experience providing service to federal agencies. Using National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) best practices, she has successfully supported a number of records management initiatives at the U.S. Departments of Treasury, Homeland Security, and Justice. She exhibits strong technical acumen and possesses a deep knowledge of records management procedures and policies. She holds an MA in American History from the University of Maryland, a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from the University of Maryland, and has earned a BA in History from Cornell College.

Clare Lanigan, Senior Consultant

Clare has more than 6 years of experience supporting business transformation, process improvement, strategic communications, change management, and project management initiatives. She has effectively supported clients and project teams through the delivery of strategic analysis, business process reengineering, strategic planning, change management execution, and risk management. She has delivered a full range of management consulting services such as streamlining program processes, driving change management initiatives, managing major program communications, liaising with external stakeholders, and managing project schedules. Clare earned her BA in Political Science from the University of Kansas, obtained her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification, and is a Prosci Certified Change Practitioner.

Kelsey MacDonald, Senior Consultant

Kelsey is a results-oriented project manager with 8 years of professional experience managing and supporting administrative, operational and technology projects for multiple agencies at the U.S. Departments of Veterans Affairs and Education. She has expertise in project management, business process improvement, organizational change management, strategic communications, training development and delivery. Kelsey earned her BA in International Affairs from James Madison University and maintains both Project Management Professional and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certifications.

Anita Ostrovsky, Senior Consultant

Anita has more than 6 years of experience supporting engagements in both Federal agencies and private industry. She is an experienced project manager with a demonstrated history of successful cross-sector engagement and implementation of high impact initiatives. She is skilled in project, program, and partnership management; process improvement; and strategic communications. She has supported federal clients at the U.S. Departments of State and Justice. She earned her BA in Theatre and Russian from Wake Forest University and maintains both Project Management Professional and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certifications.

Annie Zameer, Senior Consultant

Annie is a solutions-driven Business System Analyst and Scrum Master with 8 years of experience
supporting commercial and federal clients in deadline-driven environments. She possesses strong
knowledge of technical implementations and upgrades, quality assurance processes, and change
request management. Annie earned her BS in Business Administration, from Washington University of
Virginia and is a certified Scrum Master.

Zachary Lampman, Consultant

Zachary brings to our team more than 5 years of professional experience supporting engagements in both Federal agencies and private industry. He is experienced in drafting correspondence, customer service, and office logistics. He is skilled in oral and written communication, having managed the entire constituent correspondence program for a senior member of Congress. Zachary earned his BA in Political Science from the University of Central Florida.

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