Mr. James Miner serves as the President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of VetsEZ. In this role, he is responsible for defining long and short-term strategies and setting goals for VetsEZ. Mr. Miner oversees all aspects of VetsEZ’s growth, maturity and operations while ensuring that the company continues to be recognized as a worldwide leader of health information technology services. Before VetsEZ, Mr. Miner worked as a principal contract specialist for US Army Corps of Engineers where he was responsible for pre-award and post-award functions. Mr. Miner is a proud Veteran who has served in US Navy for 24 years in various roles supporting forward deployed combat operations.
President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Ms. Phon Miner serves as the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and Sr. Vice President for VetsEZ. In this role, she is responsible for leading and managing business operations of the company, reporting directly to the CEO. Ms. Miner sets goals for various departments, coordinates inter- and intradepartmental operations, and provides guidance in strategic planning, regulatory compliance, and policy implementation. Before Co-founding VetsEZ, Ms. Miner served in various ophthalmology related clinical settings across the country for more than 20 years, wherein she gained extensive knowledge and experience in dealing with clinical and business operations and in optimizing business processes.
Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) & Sr. Vice President
Mr. Sanjay Dhar serves as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Executive Vice President (EVP) for VetsEZ. In this role, Mr. Dhar is responsible for delivering innovative business and technology strategies that drive top line growth, customer value and lower costs for clients. Mr. Dhar brings over 20 years of experience in leading large-scale efforts for agile digital transformations, applications design, enterprise and cloud-based architecture, and business continuity in Federal Government agencies. Mr. Dhar holds a MS Degree in Information Systems from the Utah State University.
Chief Information Officer (CIO) & Executive Vice President
Mr. Stephen Brouillard serves as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for VetsEZ. Assisting the CEO, Mr. Brouillard provides the leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure that the company has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow VetsEZ and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency. Mr. Brouillard is a seasoned executive with over 30 years of experience in business start-ups, operations management, program management, sales, and tactical planning. Mr. Brouillard holds a BS degree from the University of Oregon.
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Mr. Kearney serves as the Vice President of Growth and Capture for VetsEZ and is responsible for developing business opportunities with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Health and Human Services, the Defense Health Agency and more. He develops positioning strategies with government customers and industry teaming partners and is responsible for implementing capture strategies, teaming strategies, competitive analysis, pricing strategies, market analysis, and provides strategic leadership and direction for large scale government contracting pursuits. With over 20 years of experience Mr. Kearney has led over 60 successful captures. Mr. Kearney has an MBA from Johns Hopkins Cary Business International Graduate School.
Vice President, Growth & Capture
Mr. Pope serves as the Vice President of Service Delivery for VetsEZ. He provides leadership and oversight to the VetsEZ Service Delivery portfolio for our VA account and is responsible for contract performance and customer success. Additionally, Mr. Pope supports the strategic growth of VetsEZ by identifying and developing innovative solutions that solve customers needs. Mr. Pope has over 15 years of experience supporting federal and commercial clients, with a focus on health IT, cyber security and consulting services. Mr. Pope is PMP certified and holds a BA in Management.
Vice President, Service Delivery
Mr. Costenbader leads the capture of new business in Federal Government IT Services. In Mr. Costenbader’s 38 years in IT services, he has led corporate business development and marketing, and has also had profit-and-loss responsibilities and oversight of IT service delivery. He has successfully captured IDIQ contract vehicles such as VA’s T4 and VECTOR, and CIO-SP3, among others. Mr. Costenbader is a PMP certified professional and certified SAFe Specialist. He holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Computer Science from LaSalle University and George Washington University, respectively.
Senior Capture Advisor & Subject Matter Expert
Ms. Gripka serves as the Director of Marketing. In this role, Ms. Gripka is responsible for driving the development and implementation of the company brand strategy. Ms. Gripka brings over 15 years of IT experience for private and federal agencies and has a proven track record for managing teams, improving processes and exceeding client expectations. Ms. Gripka holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Missouri.
Mr. McCormick is an accomplished, results-driven professional with 30 years of experience focused on the Federal IT Marketplace. He blends the ability to win new business (strategic capture and BD) with broad delivery capabilities. At VetsEZ he leverages in-depth capture strategies to pursue new opportunities on vehicles including VA’s T4NG and CIO-SP3. Mr. McCormick earned his MBA at George Mason University.
Director, Strategic Capture & Business Development
Mr. Udell serves as the Director of Digital Services. In this capacity, he is responsible to provide leadership and oversight across the Program Management portfolio. Mr. Udell brings over 15 years of direct IT Professional Services experience working with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense and Immigration and Naturalization Service, complimented by another decade of systems engineering and program management experience. Mr. Udell holds a bachelor of science in Information Systems and an Associates in Healthcare Management.
Director, Digital Services
Mr. Johannesen serves as the Director of Project Management and Data Programs. He is responsible for providing leadership on development, integration and support initiatives across the portfolio. He has over 30 years of IT Professional Services experience working with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Energy, and commercial financial industry. Mr. Johannesen holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Science from Kutztown University.
Director, Project Management & Data Programs
Mr. Matthews serves as the Director of Human Resources (HR). His responsibilities include performance management, employee engagement, compensation & benefits, and employee relations. In this capacity, he ensures that HR systems and processes support VetsEZ’s strategic goals. Mr. Matthews holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from The Pennsylvania State University and is SPHR and SHRM-SCP certified.
Director, Human Resources
Ms. Samuel serves as the Director of Recruiting. She leads the VetsEZ recruitment team, defining the opportunities, focusing on creating talent strategies, and offering solutions to our customers’ business goals and strategic objectives. Ms. Samuel has worked as a recruiter in Tokyo, Stockholm, and Washington, D.C., ranging from start-ups, Fortune 500s, and governments, bringing a unique first-hand global talent acquisition experience and perspective. Ms. Samuel is SHRM-CP certified and holds an MBA in Human Resources.