our TEAM

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Left to Right, back row: Shane, Tony, Kylene, Laura, Maria, Jackie, Ken
front row: Emily, Maey, Heather, Francesca, Mandy

Lauren WeinbergOperations Specialist     

AKA: “Torch"
Lauren Weinberg
Lauren Weinberg

As the Operations Specialist, Lauren's role offers direct assistance to the Vice President and CEO, and provides overall support across the corporate office. Determined, fiery and steadfast; Lauren joins VMSI with almost 5-years’ experience of Office Management, Personnel and Facility Clearance Procedures and Executive Support. Lauren has a resolute, ‘go get em and never quit’ attitude that flourishes with any task set to her. Her unique blended background allows her to figure out a solution to even the most impossible of problems. An experienced leader from a military foundation, Lauren brings a well-rounded background of flexibility, military discipline and leadership. “Semper Gumby” as she always says.

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Mandy VickersBusiness Manager     

AKA: "Energizer Bunny"
Mandy Vickers
Mandy Vickers

Recognizing the necessity of adhering to deadlines with a high enthusiasm for performing well, Mandy joins VMSI with four years of diverse accounting experience ranging from small businesses to large corporations. While her primary focus resides within the finance department, her experience extends to business development, human resources, and overall contract logistics.

Mandy takes pride in her work by monitoring compliance requirements and meeting quick turnarounds with high quality standards. She is continuously evaluating department processes and procedures to identify ways to gain efficiency.

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Kirsten FlemingProject Support Specialist     

AKA: "The Ninja"
Kirsten Fleming
Kirsten Fleming

Kirsten joins the team with four years of administrative support and business operations experience as well as over eight years of customer relations and service industry support. As the Project Support Specialist, she will provide support and business advisory assistance to our Program Managers and VMSI’s Program Management Office (PMO) through assisting, tracking and managing all project components. Her love for lists and details, as well as past experience in administrative support roles, allows her to complete tasks with the quick precision, skill, and sharpness of a “Ninja”.

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Maria Morales-HankinsHuman Resources Generalist     

AKA: "The Pitboss"
Maria Morales-Hankins
Maria Morales-Hankins

Maria brings over 15 years of combined human resources, benefits, recruiting, and office management experience to her role as HR Associate with VMSI. Putting her HR-related experience to good use, Maria is responsible for a number of HR functions, including all payroll responsibilities – from timekeeping to tax-related reporting – and will partner with the Director, Human Resources in administering human resources programs that include Affirmative Action and EEO, benefits and compensation, employee onboarding, and regulatory compliance.

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Heather EarleyProgram Manager     

AKA: “The Crackerjack”
Heather Earley
Heather Earley

As a Program Manager, Heather provides direct support to all VMSI customer engagements assisting VMSI’s corporate Program Management Office (PMO) to ensure service execution. In addition to her sunny disposition and can-do attitude, Heather brings over 10 years of experience in office management and administrative support.

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Laura FritzingerSenior Proposal Manager     

AKA: "The Executioner"
Laura Fritzinger
Laura Fritzinger

Laura joins VMSI with eight years of proposal writing experience supporting various Federal and civilian agencies. She is a highly accomplished and motivated proposal manager who has successfully led winning proposals in the $3M-$40B range. As the Senior Proposal Manager at VMSI, Laura ensures the delivery of compliant, professionally produced proposals within the customer defined time frames. Her job is to implement the proposal processes, assign tasks to be completed and make sure the proposal is relevant and accurate. 

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Kylene HensonDirector, Recruiting     

AKA: "The Hammer"
Kylene Henson
Kylene Henson

Kylene joins VMSI with 8 years of government contracting experience supporting various DoD agencies. She is a results driven volume recruiter with a strong commitment to the mission and needs of the client. As the Recruiting Director, she works closely with our program management team to provide recruiting and candidate coverage for all of our existing and future vacancies on our prime Federal contracts throughout the United States. Excelling in this position requires a dedicated work ethic, and commitment to finding just the right candidates for our open billable slots as well as for bids and proposals.

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Maey SalazarDirector, Human Resources     

AKA: "The Whip"
Maey Salazar
Maey Salazar

Maey brings more than 17 years experience in human resources. As VMSI's Director of Human Resources, Maey oversees, manages and administers all human resource functions for the Company, including benefits management, compliance, and performance management. She also has oversight of VMSI's payroll function.

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Anthony VilleneuveDirector, Business Development & Capture     

AKA: "The Closer"
Anthony Villeneuve
Anthony Villeneuve

Anthony joins the VMSI team as Director of Business Development and Capture with over 13 years of experience in the Federal Government contracting space. In his role, he identifies new business opportunities and moves opportunities from capture initiation to contract win with flexibility, adapting to a fast growth environment. Anthony will apply the principles of life cycle management, phase reviews, color reviews, competitor intelligence analysis and strategy development in order to manage VMSI business pursuits through contract award.

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Paige P. MeadeVice President, Corporate Growth     

AKA: "The Cheshire Cat"
Paige P. Meade
Paige P. Meade

As VP of Corporate Growth, Paige is responsible for overseeing all pre-award business development and proposal operations, strategic marketing initiatives, and fostering overall employee engagement. Her experience encompasses more than 20 years of writing, editing, marketing, proposal management, and graphic design for federal, commercial, municipal, and private sector markets.

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Jacalyn PerleyVice President / Facility Security Officer     

AKA: “The Jackie of All Trades”
Jacalyn Perley
Jacalyn Perley

Jackie brings over 20 years’ experience and dedication to her role as Vice President and Facility Security Officer. She provides full operational support to all corporate and remote employees to ensure individual and corporate success. With a role that touches all VMSI departments, she is an integral resource to all of our employees and customers providing support in all areas of operations: finance, government compliance, information technology, as well as industrial security and background screening. Jackie’s versatility in the small business and Government contracting industries allows VMSI to offer top-notch service and reliability to our stakeholders, customers and customer-facing employees

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Ken KonkolCEO     

AKA: “The Irishman”
Ken Konkol
Ken Konkol

Ken Konkol joined the VMSI Team in 2011 as the Vice President overseeing operations and delivery, and has since been promoted to CEO.  As CEO, Ken is responsible for setting and overseeing VMSI’s strategic direction, establishing corporate policies and procedures,  managing the overall business and financial performance of the company, and to ensure our mission, “To be the BEST DECISION our Clients make”, is unequivocally achieved.  He has over 25 years of leadership and management consulting experience.

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Shane A. MooreFounder & Chairman     

AKA: “Mr. Socks”
Shane A. Moore
Shane A. Moore

Shane Moore, a service-disabled veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps served 4 years and was honorably-medically discharged as a Corporal.  Shane studied at George Mason University for his undergraduate education in Management & Human Resources and ultimately continued on to advanced studies at the University of Virginia in Human Resources.

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