Corporate Leadership

L. Barry Goss, PhD, CEO and Chairman

Dr. Barry Goss is Pro2Serve’s founder, Chairman of the Board, and Chief Executive Officer. He has more than 40 years of experience developing and growing technical products and services businesses. He has demonstrated success at two Fortune 500 companies, where he built and led successful multimillion-dollar engineering and environmental services businesses, and has founded and grown several for-profit and nonprofit businesses. Dr. Goss serves on several additional corporate and nonprofit boards and is actively involved in community improvement activities.

 


Jeff Salyers, President

Jeff Salyers has over 30 years of proven success in managing diverse corporate operations, including business management, project management, and business development for several engineering, technical services, and manufacturing firms. His expertise includes strategic planning, contract and project management, earned value management, finance, accounting, and purchasing. His wide-ranging experience supporting Defense, Energy and commercial clients gives him a unique insight into the problems our clients face and the ability to bring creative and cost effective solutions to bear. He is responsible for leading strategic planning and resource allocation to achieve customer goals; ensuring quality control of all services and deliverables to ensure client satisfaction; and maintaining client relationships to facilitate the success of our customers. Mr. Salyers leads Pro2Serve in providing services to DoD, DOE, NNSA, and other Federal agencies through offices strategically located nationally.


Mark DeGraff, President – Enterprise Technical Assistance Services, Inc. (ETAS)

Mark DeGraff has 40 years of experience in executive leadership and business development in the nuclear operations, energy, and technical support markets. His operations expertise and experience cover all aspects of operational readiness of nuclear facilities, with particular emphasis on safety class systems, structures, and components, together with the integration of all related systems. He is an experienced NQA-1 lead auditor and has previously led assessments of major DOE/NNSA nuclear projects and processes throughout the U.S. Mr. DeGraff leads Pro2Serve subsidiary ETAS in providing technical support services to the Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office for the DOE Office of Environmental Management.

 


Kristy Tan Neckowicz, PMP, President – InVizion, LLC

Kristy Neckowicz is an accomplished executive in the software industry, with a full breadth of experience from strategic planning, software product development, marketing, training, support services, to customer relationship management. She is a proven leader with the ability to develop strategy to transform and grow organizations by leveraging technology, process, and human capital. Ms. Neckowicz is responsible for the overall strategy and operations of Pro2Serve subsidiary InVizion LLC, a software company dedicated to effective Program/Portfolio Management and Program Integration. She leads the organization’s strategy, business planning processes and development of enterprise program management software products, and is accountable for organization operations and performance.


Mark Haub, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

Mark Haub, a Certified Public Accountant, earned his MBA in Marketing, Management & Strategy, and Finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and his BS in Accounting from Illinois State University. He has over 29 years of experience as a senior financial executive spanning government contracting, higher education, manufacturing, distribution, and retail in domestic and international markets. Mr. Haub has negotiated terms to secure a multimillion-dollar equity capital infusion to fund corporate growth initiatives, led the substantial improvement of product and services bids through implementing market-driven bid processes, played key roles in the development and execution of strategic business plans that substantially improved cash flow and new product gross margins, and provided financial and operational leadership in an entrepreneurial venture resulting in substantial revenue growth.


Sherry Browder, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and Director of Energy and Environmental Programs

Sherry Browder has 32 years of leadership experience and a successful record of corporate and project management and business development, plus an active involvement in the Knoxville and Oak Ridge communities. She is an accomplished executive with energy and environmental Government contractors. She received ETEC’s 2018 Muddy Boot Award, given to individuals or groups that have helped build the community’s economic base. She also serves on the Board of Directors of several community and business organizations, including the East Tennessee Economic Council (ETEC), Farragut High School Education Foundation, Foothills Land Conservancy, and the Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee (CROET). She is an alumna of Leadership Oak Ridge and Leadership Knoxville and currently serves on Leadership Knoxville’s Curriculum Committee. Ms. Browder oversees all corporate operations and directs Pro2Serve’s Energy and Environmental Programs. She also manages the cross-cutting functions of Contracts/Procurement, Project Controls, Human Resources, and Information Technology. She works with Division Managers and Project Managers to ensure they have the resources necessary to succeed in executing their projects.


Del Baird, PE, PMP, Senior Vice President, Director of Engineering and National Security Programs

Del Baird has over 30 years of experience in project and program management with environmental, engineering, and engineering-related projects that include managing design/build projects; managing and scheduling the labor force to perform corrective and preventive maintenance activities; and performing compliance sampling and reporting, operations of groundwater treatment facilities, remedial investigations, remedial actions, feasibility studies, and D&D projects. Over his career, he managed numerous complex projects at EPA, DoD, and DOE sites and for private industry valued up to $68M annually. His most recent project assignment was Program Director of Pro2Serve’s technical support contract at Paducah, KY, where Pro2Serve supports DOE in transitioning the leased gaseous diffusion plant back to DOE, which included the development of fully DOE compliant DSAs and SMPs.


Dennis Morgan, PMP, Vice President, Deputy Division Manager, Engineering

Dennis Morgan has over 42 years of experience managing and performing nuclear, civil, environmental, and decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) design and construction projects. He has successfully managed more than 900 task orders ranging in value from a $10K design task to a $32.5M construction project with an approximate cumulative value of more than $300M, supporting DOE and DOE prime contractors on DOE programs (EM, NE, NNSA, and SC) at more than 12 DOE sites. Mr. Morgan also plays a key role in Pro2Serve’s support to the Huntington District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division mission to provide engineering and construction management services to the DOE, NNSA, National Science Foundation (NSF), Customs and Border Protection, Veterans Administration, other USACE Districts, and other federal agencies throughout the United States.


Benjamin Bigelow, PMP, Vice President, Defense, Army and USACE Programs

Benjamin Bigelow is a retired U.S. Army Colonel with over 30 years of military experience and leadership, especially working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). His military career included leadership posts as the Executive Director for Civil Works at USACE Headquarters; the Army North Engineer Director/Army Facility Engineer for Fort Sam Houston, TX; Deputy Commander and Acting Commander for the USACE Great Lakes and Ohio River Division (LRD) in Cincinnati, OH; Battalion Commander for the 9th Engineer Battalion in Germany; and Division Chief for the Systems Engineering Division in the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). Mr. Bigelow leads Pro2Serve’s support to the Army, the Army Corps of Engineers and other Department of Defense clients.


Jeff Alcorn, PE, Vice President and Engineering Manager

Jeff Alcorn has over 26 years of technical, supervisory, project management and civil/environmental experience in preparing design construction packages and providing construction oversight. His experience in the NNSA arena includes contracts at Y-12 National Security Complex, Pantex Plant, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Savannah River Site. His work has included projects involving nonproliferation, nuclear security and emergency response to protect and secure the nation’s nuclear material. Mr. Alcorn is responsible for providing day-to-day leadership in implementation of Engineering processes and procedures for the Division. He manages the engineering staff, provides various civil and structural designs and engineering projects, and directs and supervises efforts of personnel working within the engineering group.


Beth Pearson, PMP, Vice President, Environmental Division

Ms. Pearson has over 20 years of diverse technical and engineering experience managing and executing multiple contracts and task orders, and has been with Pro2Serve for over 12 years. Her specific experience includes program and project management associated with environmental design, environmental field investigation and remediation, project controls and baseline management, estimating, regulatory document preparation, and D&D and construction projects within CERCLA, NEPA, RCRA and UST regulatory frameworks at various DOE and DoD sites. Ms. Pearson is currently the Program Manager for Pro2Serve’s DOE Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management Technical Support Services contract and is responsible for monitoring and maintaining performance of all resulting task orders.


Lesli Alcorn, CCM, Vice President, Director of Contracts

Ms. Alcorn has over 19 years of direct federal and commercial contract management experience, primarily with Department of Energy, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and General Services Administration contracts. Her experience includes direct interaction with contracting officers at the federal level, change order management, and subcontracting and procurement management on government contracts with a combined valued of ~$100M. She regularly supports proposal efforts on complex opportunities by writing contracts/subcontract and procurement management plans, small business subcontracting plans and managing business volume for submittal to federal agencies. Ms. Alcorn brings combined management experience to comprehensively manage both small and large complex projects such as IDIQ contracts with multiple task orders. Ms. Alcorn earned her Master’s Certification in Contract Management through The George Washington University, School of Business in 2017.


Marc Norris, Vice President, Business Development

Marc Norris has over 39 years of experience providing technical and management leadership for a diverse range of projects and activities including environmental management, remediation, engineering, training, logistics, operations, information technology, and security. He leads full life cycle business development activities from lead identification through capture management to bid and proposal for major contract vehicles, task orders, and delivery contracts. He collaborates with division managers and other corporate staff to formulate business leads and develop capture strategies, to form teaming relationships and agreements, and to support/lead bid and proposal activities.

 


Eric Dangle, Vice President, Business Development

Eric Dangle has over 25 years’ experience developing new business for corporations spanning a wide range of services to U.S. federal, foreign, and commercial clients. His expertise spans the full life cycle of acquiring new work from target identification, teaming, to proposal generation, pricing and submission including supporting project start-up. His operations experience includes managing multiple award fee projects that consistently received excellent fee ratings for a variety of agencies. Mr. Dangle oversees Pro2Serve’s business development efforts for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and related markets. Capture activities include monitoring industry trends, financial funding, and upcoming procurement actions pertinent to Pro2Serve’s interests.