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Executive Leadership Team

Joanne Williams
Vice President of Accounting

Brett Friedman
Vice President of Contracts

Peter Christensen
Vice President of Finance

Darrell Heinrichs
Vice President of Digital Services and Consulting

Dana Voss
Vice President of Business Strategy and Optimization

Michael Millett
Vice President of Capture and Solutions

Gina Gallagher Chief Growth Officer

As Chief Growth Officer, Gina will lead Sierra7’s business strategy and growth teams to ensure optimum client solutions and superior services to government agencies, strengthen our customer relationships, and support the continued expansion of Sierra7’s service to its clients.

Gina provides oversight and leadership direction for our business development activities as well as aspects of client delivery that support organic growth. She is responsible for the development of new business, market cultivation, product development, client experience, and internal alignment to achieve Sierra’s long term growth goals. Gina has over 30 years of business strategy, business development, and marketing experience having held numerous leadership and senior executive management positions in large to small-size companies in the federal market. Prior to joining Sierra7, Gina led several companies to deliver millions of dollars in revenue and manage sales teams to win new and organic growth opportunities on T4NG and other contract vehicles.

Gina Gallagher

Why I Chose Sierra7

I joined Sierra7 for the opportunity to deliver exceptional services and solutions to VA and other government agencies through our existing contract vehicles. I was interested in being a part of our incredible growth trajectory while working alongside the rest of the leadership and management team to deliver our corporate goals.

Laurie Johnson Chief People & Talent Officer

As Chief People Officer, Laurie will lead in the areas of Talent Acquisition; Diversity, Inclusion, Equity & Enablement; Professional Development, Employee Relations, and Employee Engagement throughout the organization.

Laurie has a background of 25+ years of experience in all aspects of HR management with a focus on compliance, learning and leadership development, and talent management. She possesses a national certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resource Management, and a certification in transformation leadership. Over the last 10 years she led teams in the IT and consulting space.

Laurie Johnson

Why I Chose Sierra7

I chose Sierra7 because I was excited to be part of an organization that understands the importance of cultivating, retaining, and recognizing its team members. As a Human Resource professional, I believe that our people are not only our greatest asset, but a representation of who we are and what we can offer our clients. I am part of a talented team in which respect, appreciation, and collaboration is encouraged. Being a part of a team with these qualities and having commitment towards a mission of “serving those who serve” was an opportunity I could never have passed up!

Frank Rendon Chief Financial Officer and Contracts

As Chief Financial Officer, Frank focuses on all financial aspects related to the development and execution of the company’s strategic direction and business growth.

He leads and develops Sierra7’s finance, accounting, pricing, forecasting, contracts, and IT corporate operations. Prior to joining Sierra7, Frank was the Financial Management Principal at Immersion Consulting, providing corporate leadership over all financial management program operations and business development activities; Frank was Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Advanced Technology Systems Company (ATSC), directing overall Business Operations, Business Development and Operational Programs; and lastly as Managing Director in Accenture’s Federal Finance and Enterprise Performance practice, Frank led the support for the Navy Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) efforts to improve financial processes and related financial data integrity. Frank proudly served 21 years in the U.S. Navy as a Supply Officer where he held a variety of financial management and logistics roles.

Frank Rendon

Why I Chose Sierra7

I chose Sierra7 because of Rafael’s commitment to the growth and development of Sierra7’s employees. I was looking for a company that empowers and challenges its employees to be the best professionals they can.

Sierra7 is on its way to becoming an industry leader and I wanted to be part of this growth. I was incredibly impressed with the company’s mission to support the Veteran and the warfighter. This is exactly the type of a company I was looking for—a fast growing company where my experience and skills can be utilized, and where I can play a part in contributing to this growth.

Joanne Williams VP, Accounting

As Vice President of Accounting, Joanne Williams oversees the daily operations of the accounting department, manages the preparation of all financial reports and prepares financial forecasts, budgets and proformas.

Joanne is responsible for the monthly and annual close of company financial records, providing variance analysis and developing GAAP accounting policies and procedures with the CFO. Joanne is a Certified Public and Management Accountant. Joanne proudly served 6 years in the U.S. Air Force as a Communication and Navigation Electronics Specialist.

Joanne Williams

Why I Chose Sierra7

The first time I met Rafael, I knew I wanted to be part of Sierra7. He did everything to make all employees feel valued and a part of the Sierra7 family. As a Veteran I truly appreciate the work that we do to serve current and former military members. Every day I strive to be part of that process and to represent Sierra7 in the best way possible.

Brett Friedman VP, Contracts

As the Vice President of Contracts, Brett will continue to be responsible for contract management in pursuit of excellence while playing a critical role in establishing new relationships and leading Sierra7’s growth as we expand into working with new clients.

Brett’s contracts expertise incorporates 20 years of progressive growth in the contracts management field, all largely within the government contracting space.

Brett Friedman

Why I Chose Sierra7

I chose Sierra7 because of our growth trajectory and mission of “serving those who serve.” Sierra7 fosters an environment where employees are valued, and new ideas encouraged. Coming from a family of WWII Veterans, the opportunity to support our Veterans while at the same time doing something I love to help contribute to Sierra7’s growth made it the perfect fit.

Peter Christensen VP of Finance

As Vice President of Finance, Peter will continue to lead Sierra7’s Financial Planning and Analysis, Pricing, and Budget efforts. He will play a key role in creating models and analysis to help Sierra7 improve company performance, accelerate its growth, and drive decision making processes.

With over 17 years of experience working for the United States government and private sector in which he was overseeing finance, budget formulation, forecasting, and reporting, Peter has proven to be a strategic asset to the Finance team and to Sierra7.

Peter Christensen

Why I Chose Sierra7

I came to Sierra7 after 15 years of Federal Government service, most recently with the FBI. After many years of working for mission-driven organizations, I wanted to join a company where I could continue to contribute to a worthy purpose. Sierra7’s commitment to serving the nation’s veterans was the perfect fit.

Darrell Heinrichs VP, Digital Services and Consulting

Vice President of Digital Services and Consulting, Darrell Heinrichs oversees the progression of Sierra7’s contracts to ensure that our project teams implement strategies and policies that best meet the needs of our clients.

Darrell has 30 years of IT and consulting experience in project capture and execution supporting federal agencies including the Defense Health Agency and Department of Veterans Affairs. Darrell volunteers time in his community supporting organizations that provide jobs for adults with special needs.

Darrell Heinrichs

Why I Chose Sierra7

I have been supporting VA and Defense Health for the last 25 years, so I wanted to find a place that shared my passion for our nation’s Servicemembers in uniform and for our Veterans, and I found that here at Sierra7. As a Service-Disabled Veteran himself, Rafael has created a corporate culture where we “treat others the way you want to be treated” – There is no better goal when serving war fighters and our Veterans, so I knew Sierra7 was the right place for me.

Dana Voss VP, Business Strategy and Optimization

As Vice President of Business Strategy and Optimization, Dana leads Sierra7’s initiatives in recognition as a high maturity, high performing organization that follows industry-leading best practices.

Dana has 25 years of experience as a leader with a record of building and directing high-performing teams, identifying and resolving deficiencies, developing and streamlining processes, and upholding impeccable quality standards. As a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Project Management Professional and Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence, she supports Sierra7 in continuous improvement and organizational maturity achievements. Dana supports various charity and veteran service organizations that offer programs to wounded veterans.

Dana Voss

Why I Chose Sierra7

I initially was partnered with Sierra7 to support an organization-wide initiative and in that time, I was impressed at everyone’s passion in the mission of “Serving Those Who Serve”. Being from a multi-generational family of Veterans, it was touching to see the impacts of the work that Sierra7 delivers, due in part to that passion. I now get to be a part of that mission every day in the work that our teams accomplish.

Michael Millett VP, Capture and Solutions

As Vice President of Capture and Solutions, Mike leads the Capture Team, supports the development of compelling IT solutions, and executes the development of strong customer relationships.

Mike is a seasoned growth leader with experience supporting growth initiatives at companies like Booz Allen Hamilton, Accenture Federal, and CGI Federal. In his most recent experience at ReefPoint Group, he led the company’s growth, strategy, and execution across the Federal Market, with focus on Veterans Affairs, Military Health System, and Defense Health Agency. Mike is a longtime leader in the T4NG community, having successfully supported large business contractors in successful capture and solution design, resulting in meaningful awards and the development of compelling roadmaps for growth. Mike is a passionate servant leader, who has dedicated a significant amount of his career to the development of technology solutions to serve the Veteran community. Additionally, Mike currently serves as a Board Member on the Greater Monmouth County Board of AFCEA supporting industry and government engagement through educational discourse and network acceleration.

Michael Millett

Why I Chose Sierra7

I chose Sierra7 because its mission, ‘serving those who serve,’ resonates with me deeply. The opportunity to work for a company, whose people so passionately serve Veterans, and is set-up to truly grow to scale, is incredibly exciting to me.