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Art Henry, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Henry founded Hendall in 2004. He provides overall executive leadership to Hendall along with hands-on technology leadership and vision for the firm. He has 20 years of experience in providing technical solutions and technology leadership to his clients. Mr. Henry holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Morgan State University and an MS degree in Telecommunications and Networking (MSEE) from Johns Hopkins University.

John C. Smith, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Smith has more than 25 years of experience in the federal services industry in both finance and administration and program operations, including technology services and solutions and support services. His multi-disciplinary experience provides Hendall and its clients a wealth of knowledge from which to draw. He has held executive leadership roles at Federal Data Corporation, ROW Sciences, and Z-Tech Corporation. Mr. Smith’s long and varied career has been characterized by a focus on superior customer service. Mr. Smith holds degrees in accounting, business, and law.

Paul H. Tardif, President & Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Tardif has more than 35 years’ experience leading information technology and professional services efforts for the federal government, including more than 25 years as a corporate executive. He has held executive leadership positions with ROW Sciences, Z-Tech Corporation, Federal Data Corporation, Northrop Grumman Information Technology, SAIC, and ICF International, and in these roles he has been responsible for business development, strategic and tactical business planning, business operations, and customer satisfaction. Mr. Tardif is known for his hands-on approach to meeting clients’ needs and is committed to providing his clients with the highest possible quality of services and solutions.

Yelena Madorsky, Vice President & Division Director and President, Business Solutions Group

Ms. Madorsky has more than 20 years of IT experience, with expertise in program and project management, business process analysis, requirements management, and quality assurance planning. She has a diverse background in the health IT, finance, and transportation industries and hands-on experience in all phases of the software development lifecycle. During her professional career, Ms. Madorsky has provided management consulting services to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Amtrak, the Maryland State Retirement Agency, and the Maryland Department of Transportation. She is currently involved in several CMS CCSQ SCG projects providing project management, business analysis, and quality assurance services.

Terresita Gayden, Vice President & Division Director

Ms. Gayden has provided excellent support services to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for more than 14 years, most recently in support of SCG/TS. She has more than 20 years of instructional design experience and is an award-winning program manager and senior instructional designer with extensive experience in training development for CMS SCG, including analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation. She leads multi-disciplinary teams in global training planning, curriculum development, and implementation efforts for federal agencies. Ms. Gayden received NASA’s Engineering Safety Center Program Manager Engineering Excellence Award in 2005. Her other federal clients have included NASA, FEMA, and DOD.

Jim Tardif, Vice President & Division Director

Mr. Tardif has more than 45 years experience in government contract support and operations, including 25 years of leadership as a U.S. Army officer. Currently he serves as Hendall’s lead in providing professional support to the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center (ECBC) with extensive past involvement with the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Secret Service (USSS), the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), and the U.S. Army Test Center (ATC). His previous executive leadership positions include Vice President-Engineering, American Systems Corp; Vice President-Professional Services, Business Plus Corp; and Senior Program Manager-Maryland and Ohio Operations, MARTA Technologies. Mr. Tardif is a graduate of the University of the State of New York with a BA in Business Administration and the University of Maryland with a BS in Business Management.

Adam B. Lee, MS, MBA, PMP, Vice President & Division Director

Mr. Lee is a results-oriented leader with multidisciplinary experience managing programs that include software development, inquiry response, inventory management and fulfillment, and communications and partnership development requirements. He has over 10 years of experience working with the Department of Health and Human Services, and possesses a reputation for efficient and focused approaches to solving complex challenges and an unparalleled commitment to customer service. In providing strategic and operational oversight to contracts worth over $50m, Mr. Lee has a proven track record of being able to translate high-level objectives into tactical approaches that meet agency needs, and delivering on time, on budget, and within scope. Mr. Lee has an M.B.A. and an M.S. in Financial Management and Information Systems. He is a certified PMP and an Agile Alliance Certified ScrumMaster, and he holds 11 Microsoft certifications.

Todd Blond, MS, PMP, Vice President, Business Development

Mr. Blond is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with nearly 15 years of experience in federal contracts business development and marketing; project management; health policy; clinician recruitment; hospital administration; and contracts administration. He possesses a strong knowledge of all aspects of business and proposal development including facilitating opportunity research, pipeline development and tracking, premarketing activities, and all aspects of the business development lifecycle. In addition, he brings strong project management experience that includes operational, technical, and financial management and the supervision of large, diverse teams of staff for the Department of Health and Human Services contracts. He is adept at developing strategic management and operational processes that increase productivity and remain cost-effective while ensuring a high level of client service and satisfaction.

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