Vice-President, Service Development & Commercial
As Vice-President, Service Development & Commercial, James is responsible for leading Veris Group’s strategic vision for programs such as FedRAMP & Assessment Services, VA/PT Services, and SwA Services.
He provides oversight for the existing client base, policy/process development, and business development activities for Veris Group. He has led and is currently supporting several large scale projects, including those supporting the Department of the Treasury, Social Security Administration (SSA), and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). James has also supported other Veris Group projects regarding Security Control Assessments, Configuration Baselines, Project Management Oversight, Policy and Procedure Development, Penetration Testing, RMF – Continuous Monitoring frameworks and internal CMMI Level 2 requirements.
Prior to joining Veris Group, James provided systems, network, security support, and project management oversight at many Federal Agencies, Bureaus, and Commercial entities including General Services Administration (GSA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Interior (DOI), Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), AT&T, National Business Center (NBC), Corporate for National and Community Service (CNCS), and the Department of Agriculture (USDA). James worked extensively in the Managed Services/Hosting field with companies like Digital Broadcast Network, Intira Corporation, Cable and Wireless (C&W), and SAVVIS holding lead positions in Network Operation Centers and engineering.
James is an active member with several organizations such as PMI, ISACA, and (ISC)2 and holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications. He holds a bachelor of sports management from Liberty University.