Corporate Team

Bo

BO KIMBROUGH linkedin_128
FOUNDER & CEO

Bo Kimbrough is the founder and CEO of SkyePoint Decisions. He has over 20 years of experience in the Federal IT systems integration industry focusing in the areas of enterprise architecture, secure mobility, information assurance, and program management.

Before founding SkyePoint Decisions, Mr. Kimbrough was Principal and Executive Vice President of True North Solutions’ Federal Government Operations, responsible for its overall establishment, strategic direction, and operation. True North achieved significant success in its first five years of business and was ultimately acquired by American Systems Corporation.

Prior to joining True North Solutions, Mr. Kimbrough spent several years with Electronic Data Systems, Inc. (EDS) as Senior Consultant. He worked with a number of Federal agencies including the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, and the U.S. Postal Service, leading multiple efforts involving operational and financial consulting, business process reengineering, and product development. He was also engaged in the role of Design Engineer working with the U.S. Air Force, creating a secure, enterprise-wide network management solution that was successfully deployed globally.

Prior to joining EDS, Mr. Kimbrough worked as a Management Consultant with American Management Systems working with a division of the Department of Defense, designing a globally deployed software-based system.

Mr. Kimbrough has an MBA from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, with concentrations in Finance and Information Technology.

heather

HEATHER PICKNEY CONIGLIARO linkedin_128
CHIEF OF CORPORATE OPERATIONS

Heather Pickney Conigliaro is Chief of Corporate Operations for SkyePoint and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day business of all program related matters to include recruiting and organic growth opportunities.  She brings over 14 years of experience in the federal sector that includes business management, contract administration, customer, and project management.

Prior to joining SkyePoint Decisions, Heather was a Project Manager at CACI where she led a team of IT professionals at the Library of Congress.  She was responsible for managing all internal operational processes, as well as customer and subcontractor relationships.  While at CACI, Heather provided Project Management support for government program managers within TSA for all acquisition and financial functions for the PMO in the Systems Innovation Division.  Prior to CACI, Heather worked at Northrop Grumman as the Business Manager for the IDIQ Program Management Office.  While at Northrop Grumman, she also worked on several large programs providing financial analysis and proposal support for multiple agencies including Department of Defense and Department of the Treasury.

Heather is PMP certified and has experience managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders while building partnerships with the customers she supports. She has strong leadership skills and is steadfast in her commitment to supporting our customers, key agency management, and partner relationships.

Ms. Conigliaro has a Bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin.

Christopher

CHRISTOPHER GIUSTI linkedin_128
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Christopher Giusti is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of SkyePoint Decisions. He is responsible for leading the company’s financial strategy and operations, corporate development, as well as all back-office infrastructure.  Christopher brings over 25 years of experience in achieving outstanding business results focused on public sector IT markets including over 15 years as CFO. Throughout his career, he has provided leadership both in the market as well as the back office serving clients including CSX, BellSouth, Department of Defense, Department of State, Department of Agriculture, Department of Homeland Security and Federal Aviation Administration.

Prior to SkyePoint, Christopher was the Vice President of Corporate Strategy for CSSI, a technical services provider focused on the government and commercial aviation community. While at CSSI, he led multiple efforts across the business driving profitability, building corporate assets, and establishing a services portfolio.  His experience also includes work with Capgemini Government Solutions where he served in key roles by planning, launching and building Capgemini Government Solutions entrance and growth in the US public sector market. He provided leadership across every business function including sales, delivery, and support which included multiple C-level roles.

Mr. Giusti began his career with GE Aerospace serving on test teams in a near-real time, data intensive operational environment.  His experience also includes Lockheed Martin where he supported concept, requirements and prototype development of advanced systems across multiple providers. He also worked at Ernst & Young where he facilitated post-merger integration and strategic analysis in the transportation and telecommunications industries.

Mr. Giusti has an MBA from Duke University and a Masters in Systems Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

ERIC KURZHALS linkedin_128
CHIEF GROWTH OFFICER

Eric Kurzhals is the Chief Growth Officer (CGO) of SkyePoint Decisions. He is responsible for strategic business development efforts, sustaining the existing customer base, creating innovative market leading offerings, and expanding across new markets and new customers. Eric brings over 25 years of experience supporting federal customers and achieving consistent growth results.

Prior to joining SkyePoint, Mr. Kurzhals was a senior executive for CSRA International, a leading public IT integrator (formed by the 2015 merger of SRA and CSGov). Eric joined SRA as a small business with several hundred employees, and was a key contributor through the initial public offering, private equity buyout, and the eventual merger. As a Growth Vice President, he provided guidance for SRA’s most strategic bids, and refined business development best practices that helped the company to outperform through various market conditions and emerge as a 19,000 person, $5B company. Eric personally led SRA’s largest strategic proposals across DoD, Intel, Homeland Security, and Health and Civilian customers. He led organizational realignment, recruiting, and professional development efforts that provided SRA with a winning business development edge. He also conceived innovative Agile offerings that propelled SRA’s software practice to over $1B in awards within a three-year period.

Eric’s experience includes a variety of customer delivery leadership roles. He was Technical Director (CTO) for SRA’s National Security Sector, with technical growth and execution responsibility for over 3000 staff and 400 projects. He served as an SRA Account Manager, and won multiple project excellence awards as a program manager and technical lead. Before joining SRA, Eric was a database administrator and software developer for Paramax Systems Corporation and McKinsey and Company.

Mr. Kurzhals previously served on an Infantry Brigade Operations Staff and commanded several Light Infantry companies with the Virginia Army National Guard. He is Ranger qualified and graduated from the Officer Basic Course as the Distinguished Leadership Graduate. Mr. Kurzhals was awarded the General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award in a Pentagon ceremony (six such awards are presented annually from more than 50,000 eligible reserve component officers across the nation).

Mr. Kurzhals has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from James Madison University.

JeriJERI HARDEN linkedin_128
CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Jeri Harden is the Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for the company’s finance, human resources, facilities, and administrative operations. She brings more than 30 years of business leadership experience to the SkyePoint Decisions team.

Prior to joining SkyePoint Decisions, Ms. Harden served as Vice President of Finance and Administration for Three Pillar Software, where she was responsible for all corporate back office operations. Before Three Pillar, she was COO at Clarity Group LLC, performing consulting services for multiple IT and government contracting companies.

Prior to her role at Clarity Group, Ms. Harden was appointed President of True North Solutions, Inc., following the sale of the company’s commercial business division, with the primary objective to revitalize the government business and manage the interface with the commercial business buyer during transition. During this time, Ms. Harden grew government revenues to record levels and maintained sole decision-making authority within the areas of sales, marketing, finance, human resources, information technology and administrative affairs.

Ms. Harden was co-founder of Century Technology Group, a holding company for various IT Internet/network security companies, and also served as its Senior Vice President, Administration and Marketing. Her responsibilities included finance, administration, human resources, payroll, facility management, investor relations, and marketing for several companies, as well as the worldwide administrative management of 150 consultants working in over 32 countries around the world.

Prior to founding Century Technology Group, Ms. Harden was Ethics and Policy Administrator at Raytheon’s E-Systems Division, responsible for assisting in the implementation, training, and communication of the Raytheon E-Systems Ethics Compliance Program. Additionally, she served as a key member of Raytheon E-Systems Human Resources Department where she was involved with college recruiting, corporate staffing, and new employee processing.

Before joining Raytheon, Ms. Harden held a variety of marketing and administrative positions with Fiserv, Inc., Citicorp Information Resources, and Xerox Corporation.

Ms. Harden has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.

Ray

ALBERT R. “RAY” SCHMIDT linkedin_128
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Ray Schmidt is responsible for SkyePoint Decisions’ integration partner relationships and interactions and the management of its various contractual obligations. He brings over 30 years of broad business experience focusing on technology and enterprise operations management in startup and high growth environments.

Prior to joining the SkyePoint Decisions team, Mr. Schmidt founded and was Managing Director of I.T. for In The Clear LLC, a technology management consulting firm delivering technology strategy, security, and compliance services to the SMB market.

Mr. Schmidt was the founding Chief Information Officer of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), responsible for the strategy, architecture, design, development, and deployment of the Board’s information technology from inception through steady-state. In this role, he delivered the rapid, congressionally mandated startup of the Board’s technology services enabling oversight of the auditing profession following the audit failures at Enron, Worldcom, and Global Crossing as well as the successful delivery of Board’s internal technology operations.

Prior to joining PCAOB, Mr. Schmidt utilized ISO 17799 and 9000 processes to secure, stabilize, and re-architect internal technical operations at RS Information Systems (RSIS) to successfully support the company’s transition from the SBA 8a program.

Mr. Schmidt also held senior management positions at business intelligence technology firm MicroStrategy, where he was responsible for technology architecture and operations from near inception through IPO enabling corporate growth from 20 to over 600 employees and revenue increase from <$5M to over $100M in four (4) years. Additionally, at MicroStrategy’s Strategy.com business unit, he was responsible for the creation, implementation and ongoing services delivery of the business unit’s 24x7x365, personalized, information delivery platform.

Prior to MicroStrategy, Mr. Schmidt held both management and technical positions with E-Systems (now a Raytheon company) and began his career at scientific mainframe manufacturer Control Data Corporation.

MARVIN MARIN linkedin_128
PRINCIPAL CYBERSECURITY ARCHITECT

Marvin Marin is the Principal Cybersecurity Architect for SkyePoint and is responsible for leading the development of new cybersecurity capabilities as well as delivering innovative solutions to new and existing customers. He brings over 18 years of experience as a cybersecurity subject matter expert, published thought leader, and program manager.

Marvin most recently served as the Cybersecurity Service Provider Manager for the Coast Guard’s Cyber Command where he managed and coordinated Command Cyber Readiness Inspections (CCRI) as the Blue Team technical lead and led initiatives to mature the Coast Guard’s Web Application security posture. Marvin also oversaw innovative and cost-saving improvements that included automating and integrating existing security practices such as dashboarding for the CSOC. Marvin is a full member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (M.Inst.ISP), a professional member of the British Computer Society (MBCS), and is currently studying for his master’s degree in Information Security at Royal Holloway, University of London. Marvin has spoken on cybersecurity at the Coast Guard Academy, The Washington Center, and the Northern Virginia Hackathon. Marvin was a finalist for the EC-Council Chief Information Security Officer of the Year in 2016.

In addition, Marvin holds the following cybersecurity certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Practitioner-Information Systems Security Management Professional (CISSP-ISSMP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO), and a Certificate in Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK).

KRISTEN STARK linkedin_128
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE FOUNDER & CEO

Kristen Stark provides support as Executive Assistant to the Founder and CEO.  In this position, Kristen is responsible for all administrative tasks, scheduling and coordination aspects of the office of CEO as well as planning charitable and social events for the company.  Kristen is highly skilled at making the office run more effectively and efficiently for the CEO as well as members of the Corporate Team.  She brings over 15 years of administrative, management, and customer service experience to the position. Prior to joining SkyePoint Decisions, Ms. Stark worked with Fairfax County Public Schools Office of Adult and Community Education.

MELANIE FETTERS
RECRUITING ADMINISTRATOR

Melanie Fetters is the Recruiting Administrator for SkyePoint Decisions responsible for overseeing all areas of the recruiting process within the organization.  She currently supports all interactions with prospective candidates throughout the hiring process, schedules interviews with staff, and assists with onboarding.  Melanie manages the employee referral program for SkyePoint, attends job fairs on behalf of the company, and stays up-to-date on the current market trends in recruiting on behalf of the organization.

Kelly
KELLY WEIST linkedin_128
RECRUITING & SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

Kelly Weist is responsible for SkyePoint Decisions’ recruiting by supporting interactions with candidates throughout the hiring process.  Additionally, she leads social media and digital communications expanding our market presence for recruiting, business development, and marketing. Ms. Weist graduated with honors from Ohio Wesleyan University with BA in Psychology.

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