Bryan Jester, CACI
Bryan Jester is a Senior Vice President of the Enterprise Solutions Group of CACI International. He is responsible for Enterprise Financial Solutions, related business system, technical solutions and consulting services portfolios within the Enterprise Solutions Group.
In this capacity he grows CACI’s segment market share, provides strategic direction and execution of CACI’s portfolio of Enterprise Financial solutions. His group’s capabilities include Shared Services, Enterprise Resources Planning products, including SAP, Oracle ERP and Momentum as well as integrating financial services products supporting the Federal financials market.
Mr. Jester has extensive experience in the IT industry, with the last 20 years focused on IT strategy, shared service delivery, complex ERP solutions and related solution deployments in the Federal Government. He has progressive experience in both commercial and Federal markets and held a wide variety of IT leadership rolls including senior oversight and delivery of complex cabinet-level IT and enterprise solutions. Prior to CACI, Mr. Jester was Senior Managing Director of Advanced Programs Group (APG), where he was responsible for executive management of the firm’s solutions portfolio. APG was acquired by CACI in 2011. Prior to APG, Mr. Jester was with the Oracle Corporation in the Federal Consulting Services organization. Mr. Jester is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma.
Hans Jaeger, YRCI
Since 2011, Hans has been responsible for the delivery of operational objectives at YRCI, including service lines such as Human Capital and Human Resources (HR) Services, Acquisition Management and Financial Management services. Hans provides executive leadership, guidance, and direction in forging and maintaining long-term relationships with our current and emerging customer base of Government clients, including Department of Defense (DoD), Federal-civilian, intelligence community programs, and commercial/industry customers.
Hans is a visionary who designed and staffed more than 500 FTE operations of YRCI’s Corporate PMO office and YRCI’s innovative Remote Operations Center (ROC™), where a shared services delivery method is utilized for HR and Acquisition support services to 19 federal agency clients. To develop the ROC™ as a strong shared services center with its own workflow and performance metric tracking systems, Hans utilized an array of IT skills and his in-depth understanding of shared service and contact center designs including; Unified Communication Applications, Customer Relationship Applications and Case Management, Data Center Design, Computer Networking LAN/WAN, Database Applications, E-commerce initiatives, Computer Telephony/Interaction Management Applications and Software as a Service / Cloud/Application Service Provider Offerings, and HRIS inclusive of HR-Applicant Tracking systems.
He hires key personnel, facilitates cross-functional collaboration and promotes standardization and best practices across all functional areas. In addition, Hans carries deep market understanding and provides thought leadership on organizational performance internally and externally.
Hans has selected and organized his team to achieve superior, consistent client satisfaction, a tall order in the mission-enabling service areas YRCI supports. There is both a skills gap as well as a workforce shortage in the federal market, specifically in the HR Staffing area. To address this issue, Hans created the YRCI Learning Management System (LMS) and University, YRCI’s trademarked training and certification program that demands successful on-the-job application of the skills being taught. Additionally, Hans created an intern program in the HRROC™ that allows recent graduates to serve as apprentices to retired SES and GS-15 level operational experts in their respective fields. As a result, YRCI has been able to grow our own talent and retain a high performance workforce even in a demanding environment.
Prior to coming to YRCI, Hans was serving the role of Executive Vice President of Sales for The LYNX Group, Inc. and Director of Sales for Computer Network Systems, Inc. Hans earned a B.S. degree in Accounting, and has completed a vast array of studies at the graduate level including Environment Science and Policy at Johns Hopkins University, and History, Geography, and Archaeology within the University of Maryland system. He is a frequent presenter and speaker at such events as the 28th and 29th NCMA Annual Government Contract Management Conference, Career Panel, and the 2010 NCMA, Develop Your Most Valuable Resource: New Professionals Community of Practice Virtual Conference.
Stephanie Mango, CGI
Stephanie Mango leads the Security, Administrative, Judicial and Enforcement Programs (SAJE) business unit at CGI Federal, a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group, Inc. As SAJE business unit manager and senior vice president, Ms. Mango leads the development and execution of the business and solutions strategy for a diverse client portfolio, including the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, the Intelligence Community and the Legislative and Judicial Branches.
In addition, Ms. Mango is responsible for the management of CGI Federal’s Enterprise Resource Planning practice, including the proprietary Momentum® suite of solutions. As a seasoned and well respected leader in the federal financial management market, she is an active participant in the Association of Government Accountants, as well as, works closely with central organizations on policy implementation. Her focus is on leveraging innovative business models and solutions to drive efficiency, effectiveness, and desired outcomes for her customers.
Ms. Mango is also a thought leader driving transformational Shared Services through participation and leadership in a number of organizations including the American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council, the Partnership for Public Service Shared Services Roundtable, and the Shared Service Leadership Council.
During Ms. Mangos’ more than 20-year career, she has served in leadership positions across the government markets in profit and loss operations, business development, sales operations, and strategic planning. Ms. Mango worked with federal organizations in the civilian, defense and intelligence communities to improve operations through business and information technology solutions. Her business proficiency encompasses government mission support functions.
Ms. Mango holds a Master of Science in management of information systems and a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Virginia. She also holds certifications as a Project Management Professional and as a Certified Government Financial Manager.
Rob Burton, Crowell & Moring LLP
Robert A. Burton is a partner with Crowell & Moring’s Government Contracts Group in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He is a nationally-recognized federal procurement attorney, an expert witness on government contracts issues in federal court and arbitration proceedings, and a leader who assists government contractors with navigating the complex and rule-driven procurement process. He represents a wide range of companies that conduct business with the federal government, from large defense contractors and systems integrators to small businesses.
Rob’s current practice focuses on government affairs support, including working with contractors and non-profit associations on acquisition reform legislation and regulatory changes. Additionally, he assists contractors with their marketing strategies for selling to the government and resolves contract disputes with senior federal procurement officials. He represents contractors in suspension and debarment proceedings, contract cost disputes, internal investigations, and assists with the development of corporate ethics and compliance programs. Throughout his career, Rob has displayed an ability to work effectively with industry, the military services, civilian agencies, and Congress.
A 30-year veteran of procurement law and policy development, Rob served in the Executive Office of the President as deputy administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), the nation’s top career federal procurement official. He also served as acting administrator for two years during his seven-year tenure at OFPP.
Prior to joining OFPP in 2001, he spent over 20 years as a senior acquisition attorney with the Department of Defense. At the Defense Contract Management Agency, he worked closely with the Defense Contract Audit Agency and negotiated the resolution of high-profile contract disputes with major defense contractors. He served as general counsel for DoD’s Defense Energy Support Center as well as associate general counsel for the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), the DoD component responsible for purchasing most of the general supplies and services used by the military services. At DLA, Rob served as counsel to the agency’s suspension and debarment official and managed the agency’s fraud remedies program, working with the Department of Justice and the criminal investigative agencies to coordinate appropriate remedies in major procurement fraud cases.
Rob has given hundreds of speeches and panel presentations on federal procurement topics to leading government and industry groups. He is a regular commentator on acquisition policy and legal developments for Federal News Radio, and is frequently quoted in major trade publications, such as Federal Computer Week, Washington Technology, Federal Times, Bloomberg BNA, and Government Executive.
Rob is a graduate of the College of William & Mary magna cum laude, the University of Virginia School of Law, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Senior Executive Fellows Program, and a member of the District of Columbia bar.