“The basic building block of good teambuilding is for a leader to promote the feeling that every human being is unique and adds value.”
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Chief Operating Officer
Ken Bissett has 40 years of experience performing and managing all aspects of finance, accounting, planning, contracts, human resources, administration, and general operations management. As Chief Operating Officer (COO), Mr. Bissett manages corporate processes, oversees all of KeyLogic’s daily business operations, and works on all major initiatives. Prior to joining KeyLogic, Mr. Bissett served as CFO for several companies, including LJT & Associates and TSI TelSys.
Vice President of Energy Division
John Ramsey leads KeyLogic’s Vice President of the Energy Division and is responsible for driving growth and enhancing corporate capabilities in the energy sector. With more than 16 years of experience providing technical support and analysis for research and development programs, Mr. Ramsey is also the Program Manger for the KeyLogic MESA contract. His background in chemical engineering and his management skills bring a unique combination of capabilities that enable KeyLogic to deliver value to their partners and clients. Mr. Ramsey previous experience includes AECOM, URS Corporation, and Dow Chemical.
Vice President of National Security Division
Mike Leibig has over 22 years of federal consulting experience and currently serves as the VP of the company’s National Security Division. A certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Mr. Leibig has supported a wide variety of clients including the Defense Information Systems Agency, the Intelligence Community, US Air Force, US Army, Department of Labor, and the Environmental Protection Agency. Mike’s experience across the federal government allows him to bring fresh perspectives and best practices to clients in program, project, and portfolio management. Prior to joining KeyLogic, Mr. Leibig worked for Booz Allen Hamilton and ISSI Consulting Group.
Michele Smith, CPCM
Vice President of Contracts
Michele Smith has more than 18 years’ experience in federal government contracting and specializes in contracts management, business development, capture and proposal management, and process improvement. She oversees KeyLogic’s implementation of Shipley-based business development processes and leads the corporate account management approach. Ms. Smith manages areas of negotiations of contracts/subcontracts, financial management, invoice processing, cost proposals, and contracts administrative functions. Michele is a Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) and is an active member of the National Contract management Association (NCMA), where she served as President of the Northern WV Chapter.
Scott Thesing, PMP
Director of Budget Solutions
Mr. Thesing oversees development and delivery of the KeyLogic budget solutions to customers across the federal government. Scott has over 30 years of federal consulting, knowledge management, and business management experience to deliver effective, efficient solutions. He leads KeyLogic’s enterprise systems development efforts to for budget formulation, execution, and management systems that are critical to all organizations. Mr. Thesing is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Agile Scrum Master and previously worked for Booz Allen Hamilton and other consulting firms.
Chelle J. Adams, CPLP, SHRM-CP
Director of Human Resources
Chelle Adams is KeyLogic’s Director of Human Resources, where she provides innovative performance and talent management solutions to empower understanding and engagement of all employees of KeyLogic. She is a seasoned leader with over 25 years of professional human resources experience in government contracting, higher education, and behavioral healthcare. She is a Visiting Instructor at West Virginia University and a frequent Guest Speaker at various academic institutions instructing both undergraduate and graduate students in the Human Resources Management field. Her work in the field has earned her international, national, regional and state recognition in excellence in HR practice. Ms. Adams has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and a Masters degree in Leadership. She is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) through the Association of Talent Development (ATD) and a SHRM-Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) through the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).
John Batzer, PMP, MCP, CSM, PMI-ACP
Director of Information Technology
John Batzer is KeyLogic’s Director of Information Technology. He has over 25 years of working in the Federal business sector ranging from enterprise architecture, Information Technology (IT) development and implementation, strategic guidance, and business process reengineering. He has managing, architecting, and technical expertise in providing IT solutions for numerous Federal customers including the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Energy, US Army, and Environmental Protection Agency.
Mr. Batzer is a senior member of KeyLogic’s Process Improvement Group which develops and implements continuous improvements to the company’s processes and procedures which are Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Maturity Level 3 compliant.
Mr. Batzer graduated from Salisbury State College in 1987 with a BS in Geography.
Director of Accounting
Brian Fleak is KeyLogic’s Director of Accounting. Mr. Fleak has nearly 20 years of experience in government contracting with both for-profit and not-for-profit entities. He is responsible for all accounting aspects of the organization where he provides financial and managerial oversight to improve governance, accounting, and internal control processes. Mr. Fleak graduated summa cum laude from Fairmont State University with a BS is Accounting and Finance. Prior to joining KeyLogic, Mr. Fleak worked for the Institute for Scientific Research (ISR) and the West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation (WVHTCF).
Founder & Chief Experience Officer
Jon Hammock, Founder & Chief Experience Officer of KeyLogic Systems, Inc., has over 25 years of technical and management experience. From the beginning, KeyLogic was founded on the philosophy of building great client relationships through deep partnerships and thought leadership. These principles are still at the heart of KeyLogic and are clearly seen in the corporate mission and vision.
Mission: To ensure customer success through innovative solutions by employees who care.
Vision: To be the most trusted partner to our customers, teammates, and employees.
His work with KeyLogic has earned him recognition as the 2009 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and the 2015 Milan Puskar Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce. KeyLogic was awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration 2015 National Prime Contractor of the Year and the U.S. Department of Energy Small Business of the Year 2014. In addition, KeyLogic has earned recognition from Washington Technology Fast 50, Inc. 500/5000, Federal Times’ Top Contractors, and the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce.
Carey Butler, PE, PMP, PgMP
Strategic Advisor/SME, Energy Solutions
Carey has nearly 40 years of experience managing technical and research programs, and operations for the Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Defense (DOD), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Physics from the U.S. Naval Academy and Master’s Degrees from West Virginia University in Geotechnical-Environmental Engineering and from the U.S. Naval Post-Graduate School in National Security Affairs. He spent 26 years in the US Navy and Naval Reserves retiring as a Captain in the Engineering Duty Officer Corps. Carey is a registered professional engineer (PE) in West Virginia and holds the Project Management Professional (PMP) and Program Management Professional (PgMP) certifications from the Project Management Institute.
Glenn Copen, PMP
Strategic Advisor/SME, Strategic & Performance Management
Glenn Copen brings more than 35 years of technology experience and over 25 years of project management experience to KeyLogic. Glenn worked in several different capacities during his 15 year tenure at KeyLogic before his retirement in October 2018. In his role, Mr. Copen led emerging and strategically important initiatives, including advancing KeyLogic Solutions and Campaigns. A certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Glenn applies his strategic planning expertise to provide government and commercial clients with a real-world approach to linking enterprise strategy with efficient operational processes to result in organizational engagement and alignment. Prior to joining KeyLogic, Mr. Copen worked for technology companies including AT&T and Sterling Software.