VIP's executive team has held a variety of key leadership roles at many of today’s most prominent technology innovators and IT consulting powerhouses. Their combined experience allows VIP to operate with greater efficiency. VIP’s management team is committed to helping employees achieve their career and professional development goals. VIP has a track record of positioning clients to address their most important technology challenges to successfully meet their critical business needs.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Jonna founded VIP in 1996, leveraging her unwavering commitment to client satisfaction and using her innate ability to balance insight and ideals with tactical action and results.
With Jonna’s strategic, operational, and financial leadership, she transformed VIP from a company operating out of her home to a global consulting firm. Prior to founding VIP, she was an executive with Accenture, where she implemented large systems to increase revenue, maximize performance and streamline processes for large organizations. She is known for her participation in government reform and commitment to philanthropic endeavors.
Chief Business Development Officer, Government Solutions
Patrick brings an impressive track record of business development and knowledge of IT in the public sector market. He is particularly focused on creating VIP’s go-to-market strategy. Patrick is adept at balancing knowledge with innovative solutions to expand VIP’s footprint in the government sector and achieve outcome-oriented results.
Prior to joining VIP, Patrick held executive sales and business development roles at ACS/Xerox and other large technology integration firms.
Chief Operations Officer, Government Solutions
Nishant has more than two decades of experience in helping government clients to overcome complex business and technology problems. Nishant focuses on delivery of high-quality solutions to public sector organizations, revenue growth, optimizing performance and expanding VIP’s network of key partners. He works closely with emerging technology providers to deliver measurable results and drive digital transformation across government organizations.
Prior to joining VIP, Nishant held leadership roles at KPMG/BearingPoint where he provided management and oversight for large-scale IT initiatives.
Chief Business Development Officer, Commercial Solutions
Jeff has more than 20 years of leadership experience spanning across a wide variety of Commercial industries. He has been involved at the ground level, leading the development of VIP’s unique Software as a Service (SaaS) and custom delivery model.
Jeff is focused on the continued expansion of VIP’s technology relationships and determining which solutions will best help VIP to deliver measurable business results to corporations in a number of key vertical markets.
Chief Operations Officer, Commercial Solutions
Brad oversees all pre-sales, solution delivery, and customer support functions for commercial clients. He has over 20 years of diverse technical experience and particular expertise in the areas of application delivery management and software quality processes. He is responsible for developing comprehensive consulting services to develop and deploy technology solutions that align with measurable business outcomes.
Prior to VIP, Brad held key technical roles with organizations such as Securian and GMAC ResCap.
Chief Financial Officer
Patti oversees VIP’s accounting, treasury, financial analysis, and financial reporting efforts. With over two decades of experience, she has served in a variety of senior leadership roles including CFO, Controller and Senior Financial Analyst. As a Principal Consultant, she implemented large ERP systems for both public sector and commercial clients.
Patti’s background includes work with organizations such as Deloitte, CoreLogic and Foundation Health Corporation.
Chief Administrative Officer
Steve has years of progressive and diverse experience in corporate operations. His areas of knowledge and expertise include human resources, legal, contract administration, mergers and acquisitions, corporate compliance, security clearances, corporate insurance and procurement.
Prior to joining VIP, Steve served as a leader in human resource and administrative areas for a large systems integration and public accounting firm. Steve has been a key member of the VIP executive management team since joining the organization in its early days.
Patrick Devlin, Chief Business Development Officer, Meridian Knowledge Solutions
Patrick brings 30 years of software engineering, product development & sales expertise to VIP’s wholly owned subsidiary, Meridian Knowledge Solutions. Patrick is a well-known executive in the learning and talent management market, having worked with industry pioneers such as Plateau, Blackboard and Cornerstone OnDemand.
Patrick’s experience working with enterprise clients in the public, higher ed and commercial sectors position Meridian for long term growth. He is dedicated to driving the deployment of Meridian’s learning solutions to a diverse customer base that demands flexibility and deep functionality to drive strategic decision-making.
Paul Terry, Chief Strategy & Operations Officer, Meridian Knowledge Solutions
Paul is an established leader in the learning market. Paul’s industry expertise and management abilities are working to shape VIP’s Meridian Knowledge Solutions subsidiary for the future.
Paul background includes executive roles at learning industry corporations such as Blackboard, Regent and Cengage. A non-practicing attorney, Paul worked with an AmLaw 100 firm, known now as Pillsbury Winthrop for more than a decade. In the latter part of his tenure, he specialized in the burgeoning new area of Internet Law, spurring his transition into the technology market.