Leadership

Corporate Executive Leaders

Bill Monet

CEO

 

Bill’s background includes more than 30 years of experience providing services to federal, state, local, and commercial clients. Skilled in the expansion and maintenance of profitable enterprises, Bill has spearheaded numerous operational growth strategies that have resulted in consistent and significant year-over-year performance. The portfolio of programs under his management has included IT, system integration, mission support, aviation, facilities management, and construction. Bill holds a B.S. degree from Virginia Tech, a M.S. degree from George Washington University, and a M.B.A. degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Juvy McCarthy

Group President, Technology Solutions & Products Group

 

Juvy McCarthy is Group President of Akima’s Technology Solutions and Products Group, a portfolio of companies providing IT products and services, as well as other specialized solutions to the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and federal civilian government customers. Juvy joined the Akima family of companies in 2004, bringing extensive experience in building government contracting networks and teams. Her talents and experience include developing and leading large service contracts that integrate Akima companies with best-in-class partners to provide clients with the best possible solution. Juvy has implemented complex projects for numerous government agencies and specializes in bringing together and managing multi-vendor teams. Since 1991, Juvy has started, nurtured and managed several successful IT solutions companies through all stages of company growth and maturation.

Scott Rauer

Group President, Facilities Solutions Group

 

Scott Rauer is the Group President of Akima’s Facilities Solutions Group, a portfolio of companies providing facilities sustainment, ground and air logistics, and protective services solutions to the Department of Defense and federal agencies. Scott is a 22-year Army Aviation veteran who previously led the Army and Department of State aviation portfolio for DynCorp International. Prior to commencing his career as a civilian, Scott led the Army’s Program Executive Office Aviation product office for OH-58D/F Kiowa Warrior Helicopters at Redstone Arsenal. He has extensive experience in the aviation market and a demonstrated history of success developing and maintaining outstanding customer relationships.

Barry Smallwood

Group President, Emerging Markets Group

 

Barry Smallwood is the Group President of Akima’s Emerging Markets Group, a portfolio of companies providing cutting-edge IT services, technology solutions and application development in support of the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and federal civilian government customers.

Prior to joining Akima, Barry spent over twelve years at the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), where he led the Office of Special Intelligence System Engineering and Development unit before being promoted to Associate Deputy Assistant Administrator (Chief of Operations, Engineering and Development of the Office of Information Systems).

Prior to the DEA, Barry worked in local county government where he provided systems engineering support for IT systems. He began his career in the private sector in 1987 as a systems engineer, designing and supporting field computer systems for a civil engineering firm. Barry has over twenty-five years of experience in the computer systems engineering field., and he holds a bachelor’s degree in systems engineering from George Mason University.

Duncan Greene

Group President, Mission Systems, Engineering & Technology Group

 

Duncan Greene is the Group President of Akima’s Mission Systems, Engineering & Technology Group, a portfolio of companies providing a broad range of mission support, IT services, and analytic solutions to the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, and the federal civilian government.

Prior to joining Akima, Duncan served in a number of leadership roles at BAE Systems, most recently as vice president and general manager of their Space Intelligence business area and their Global Analysis & Operations business area. Prior to BAE Systems, he served as an intelligence officer for the Central Intelligence Agency.

Duncan began his career in the U.S. Marine Corps where he was a Reconnaissance Marine specializing in strategies and tactics for combating terrorism. He earned a bachelor’s degree in geography and environmental planning from Towson University as well as executive education from Oxford University and the INSEAD International Business School.

Larry Mechner

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

 

Mr. Mechner joins Akima after spending 25 years at CSC. His most recent position was Vice President and Controller for the U.S. Government sector at CSC. He was responsible for financial management of contracts that supported virtually all departments and agencies of the Federal Government. Prior to that, he managed CSC’s Shared Service Center that provided Payroll, Accounts Payable, Procurement, Travel Reimbursement, and Human Resources services to all of the company’s U.S. based vendors and employees. Earlier in his career Larry worked as a staff auditor for Ernst & Young. Larry holds an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the College of William and Mary. He earned his CPA in Maryland. He lives with his family in northern Virginia.

Mia Gill

Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

 

Mia joined the Akima family of companies in 2010 with over 30 years of human resources experience. Prior to Akima, Mia served as Chief Operating Officer for C2 Portfolio, an HR consultancy supporting federal contractors in the Washington, D.C. area. She has also held senior leadership positions with CACI and BAE Systems in the U.S. and Europe. Mia studied at the INSEAD Business School in France and holds a degree in Business Studies.

Joe Boeckx

Vice President, Corporate Development

 

Joe Boeckx is vice president of corporate development for Akima, an Alaska Native Corporation supporting a diverse portfolio of operating companies that deliver world-class solutions to government customers worldwide. In this position, Joe is responsible for developing and executing the company’s long-term growth strategy as well as driving business development initiatives. Joe previously served as vice president of strategy and development for Leidos where he supported approximately $2B in annual revenue and helped lead the integration of a $5.3B acquisition of Lockheed Martin IS&GS Services Business. Prior to that he led BAE Systems Intelligence and Security Sector, Global Analysis Business as vice president of business development. Joe served more than 12 years in active military and civilian service as a combat arms officer and intelligence officer. His assignments include U.S. Army, Defense Intelligence Agency, and U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). He holds a BA in Law and Society from University of California, Santa Barbara and an MA in Management from Webster University in St Louis, MO.

Chris Jenkins

Chief Administrative Officer

 

Chris joined the Akima Family of companies in 2006 with over 20 years of government and civilian leadership. Prior to assuming his current role, he served numerous positions within Akima to include the President of SAVA Workforce Solutions. Chris also served 13 years in the United States Army in a myriad of law enforcement roles including: Military Police, Field Forensic Computer Examiner, Special Agent, Operations, and Special Agent-in-Charge. His military career included duty assignments in Virginia, New Jersey, Maryland, Hawaii, Central America and Europe. Chris has earned MBA and Bachelor of Science degrees.

Anne Donohue

General Counsel

 

Anne Donohue is Akima's General Counsel.

John Lanzillotta

Vice President, Compliance & SBA Strategy

 

John joined Akima in 2013 with more than two decades of federal procurement leadership experience, including helping small and medium size businesses utilizing Small Business Administration programs to succeed in federal markets. Leveraging his deep understanding of procurement policy and programs, he provides Akima with clear leadership on regulatory matters and strategic planning. John is a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional accredited by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Virginia Military Institute and an MBA from George Mason University. He is based in the Akima, Herndon headquarters and resides in Northern Virginia with his family.

Barbara Doherty

Vice President, Contracts & Procurement

 

Barbara Doherty is the vice president of contracts and procurement, overseeing all of Akima’s corporate contracts, subcontracts, and purchasing operations.

Prior to joining Akima, Barbara served as corporate vice president of contracts for Pacific Architects and Engineers (PAE) where she was responsible for contracts corporate-wide as well as the day-to-day management of the National Security Solutions business unit. While at PAE, she also led the Global Supply Chain operation for PAE, responsible for $1B in subcontracts and procurement. Before PAE, she led contracts and procurement organizations at U.S. Investigation Services and Chenega Corporation. Barbara brings over 30 years of professional government contracts experience to Akima.

Barbara began her career as a senior contracting officer for the U.S. federal government where she gainer her acquisition insight and expertise. She earned a bachelor’s of business administration in international business, economics, and management from James Madison University as well as a master’s certificate in contracting and master’s of science in program management from The George Washington University. Barbara holds her Certified Professional Contract Management certification from the National Contracts Management Association (NCMA) and is a frequent trainer for contracts management principles on behalf of NCMA.