Our Leadership

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Kavita Kalatur

President & CEO

Kavita is the founder of NetImpact Strategies Inc., and has spearheaded NetImpact’s growth from $250K in revenue in 2009 to $36M+ in 2018. With a “Customer-First” approach, she has built a collaborative culture where NetImpact professionals work as trusted advisors; prioritizing customers' needs and staying accountable for outcomes. NetImpact has been recognized by the CARE (Companies as Responsible Employers) award six years in a row (2014-2019) to commend the company’s outstanding culture and employee engagement strategies. Before founding NetImpact, Kavita was the Consulting Practice Director for Oracle’s Primavera Portfolio Management software, and worked in leadership roles at Deloitte Consulting.

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Stephanie Wilson

Chief Operating Officer

Stephanie has recently been promoted to Chief Operating Officer for NetImpact, and has been with the company since January of 2016. Stephanie oversees daily operations for the company, including building and scaling the organization and ensuring that NetImpact continues to successfully support its customers’ mission needs as a trusted advisor. Prior to joining NetImpact, she built and led delivery of the health business unit at Acentia for 13 years, leading government business development, information technology management, and health initiatives. Prior to Acentia, she served at Marriott International as a Director of Finance. She is active in several industry organizations including HIMSS and AFCEA.

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Gene Greiff

Chief Technology Officer

Gene brings over 30 years of technology experience, leading the development and delivery of NetImpact’s technology capabilities. Gene has provided leadership and guidance to the executive decision makers in the Federal Government for such agencies as DOD, DOS, CFPB, DHA, NIH, and NCI. His efforts have been instrumental in establishing NetImpact’s ServiceNow practice, and is currently working on developing service offerings for Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation. Before assuming the role of the CTO at NetImpact, he was a Senior Sales Architect and Senior Sales Consultant at Oracle and Primavera. Prior to that, he was the Information Technology Director and Information Systems Director at Alliant Techsystems (now part of ATK/Orbital) where he led the IT strategy for ATK.

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Chad Sheridan

Chief Innovation Officer

Chad has spent the last 15+ years developing and delivering mission-focused IT solutions across multiple Federal agencies—including leading digital transformation and customer experience efforts. Prior to joining NetImpact, Chad served as the Chief of the Information Solutions Service Delivery and Operations Branch for the USDA Farm Production and Conservation Mission Area’s (FPAC) Business Center. He was responsible for development and operations for all information systems that support the FPAC mission. Chad also led the farmers.gov effort—the leading edge of USDA’s digital transformation work to meet Secretary Perdue’s challenge for USDA to be the “most efficient, most effective, and most customer-focused” agency in the Federal Government. Chad also served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Risk Management Agency from June 2011 to March 2018. Prior to his service at USDA, Chad spent over 18 years of active duty and civilian service with the United States Navy in the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Directorate, or Naval Reactors. Prior to his transition to IT, Chad served as Deputy Program Manager for the design and construction of the USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH (CVN 77) and USS GERALD R. FORD (CVN 78) aircraft carrier propulsion plants. Chad received his Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Virginia and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Latha Ramesh

Vice President of Talent and Culture

Latha Ramesh has overall responsibility for Recruiting, Human Resources, Training, Performance Management, and Career Development. Completing her undergraduate degree at Rice University, she also earned an MBA from the University of Maryland. She has over 20 years of experience working with clients in the commercial, non-profit, and government sectors. With NetImpact since its inception, she has facilitated the company’s growth through her emphasis on quality client delivery accompanied by a focused recruiting and retention strategy. Prior to NetImpact, Latha worked for a boutique consulting firm supporting Fortune 50 companies as well as in house at Chase Manhattan Bank. She also served as the Information and Technology Officer for Calvert Social Investment Foundation and Practice Manager for a health company.

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Houman Ghorbani

Vice President of Finance & Accounting

Houman Ghorbani is the VP of Finance & Accounting at NetImpact Strategies. Houman joined NetImpact in 2018 with over 15 years of Government Financial experience with primary responsibilities include managing, leading and providing Price-To-Win and Strategic analysis for the development of all cost/business proposals in response to private and public solicitations for Federal Civilian, Defense and Intel sectors across multiple contract types. In addition, he performed and managed the Budgeting and Financial Analysis, and successfully completed multiple M&A transactions. As NetImpact’s VP of Finance & Accounting, he will be responsible for strategizing and driving to an overall solution that balances the expectations within finance, accounting, budgeting, and pricing while meeting the strategic growth goals of the company. Houman received a bachelor’s degree in Finance from George Mason University and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University. Prior to his Government financial career, Houman performed due diligence of equity investments in private U.S middle market companies, investment portfolio analysis and fair market valuations. Houman also volunteers his time coaching youth Soccer and Basketball.

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Wendy Beck

Vice President of Quality

Wendy Beck joined NetImpact Strategies in March 2013 and currently serves as Vice President/Quality Director. Prior to joining NetImpact, Wendy has led IT/Information Assurance projects for both commercial and federal clients and is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for process frameworks, standards, and methodologies. She has successfully implemented ISO 9001, 20000 and 27001 compliant processes at two organizations as well as led the efforts to achieve assessment at CMMI-Dev Level 3.

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Victor Wither

Vice President of Proposals

Victor Wither is Vice President of Proposals at NetImpact Strategies. He joined the team in March 2020 and has more than 20 years of proposal management, business development, and corporate communications experience. In this role, Victor is responsible for expanding NetImpact’s proposal team and leading and providing capture support and proposal expertise to all lines of business. He also grows and leads the business development operations team, competitive proposal and task order bids, and oversees market and competitive research. Victor has developer-level proficiency in productivity software and possesses many technical and managerial capabilities. Before joining the corporate world, he spent eight years with the United States Naval Reserve in the Construction Battalion (Seabees).

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Darrell McGraw

Vice President

Darrell is an experienced executive and entrepreneurial leader with over 20+ years of experience with Fortune 500 management consulting companies (i.e., KPMG, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Accenture) bridging the gaps between technology and program management functions for Federal clients. He has a successful track record of managing large-scale engagements, incrementally growing scope on projects and strategically connecting the dots so clients can meet their mission objectives. Prior to joining NetImpact Strategies, he served as the Federal Director of Technology Enablement and Program Delivery Services at KPMG. He is an active non-profit member of the Board of Directors for Melwood and the Capital Youth Empowerment Program (CYEP). As a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Schedule Professional (PMI-SP), Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and ITIL, he leads our FinCen market of engagements and opportunities. Darrell holds a BA in Economics from the University of Maryland and MS in Information Systems Technology from George Washington University.

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Elizabeth Ahrens

Vice President, Civilian Health

Elizabeth is an established operations leader and senior account executive with over 20 years of experience leading cross-functional teams with a focus on health information technology. Her passion resides in delivering superior support, increasing organizational performance, and growing strong consultants and leaders. She brings her experience in managing all aspects of delivery for portfolio and program management, IT governance, enterprise architecture, systems engineering, IT systems development and integration, data management and analytics, strategy and management consulting, and cybersecurity programs and projects to her role at NetImpact. Elizabeth has supported mission critical programs within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of State, Defense Health Agency (DHA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), General Services administration (GSA), and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), among others, and served in leadership roles supporting the Grants Management Line of Business and Financial Management Line of Business e-Government initiatives. Elizabeth has a B.S. in Human Resources and Education from Virginia Tech, M.S. in Management with focus on Organizational Development and Change from Marymount University, and Graduate Certificate in Leadership from Marymount University.

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Jeffrey McGowan

Vice President of Growth

Jeff brings 30 years of government healthcare experience to his role at NetImpact. Throughout his career, he has provided services and consulting for numerous agencies including the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Administration for Children & Families (ACF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Department of Education (DOE). His business development leadership has resulted in milestone wins at SAMHSA, ACF, NIH, NSF, and more. Jeff’s expertise includes business development, mergers and acquisitions, capture management, contract governance, program management, and finance. He has extensive experience developing and managing capture strategies, competitive research, partnership development, and aligning customer requirements with corporate capabilities to develop solutions. Prior to Joining NetImpact, Jeff served as Director of Business Development Growth for General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc. (GDIT) and has served as Director of Business Development for Synectics for Management Decisions, Inc. and Vice President of Business Operations for Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (ACS), prior to its sale to Leidos and Xerox Corp. Jeff’s many accomplishments include winning the President's Award for Outstanding Achievements in Business Development at Synectics and the Board of Directors Award for Outstanding Achievement in Business Growth at ACS. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Maryland and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

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Julie Olson

Executive Director, Federal Civilian
Business Unit

Julie Olson joined the NetImpact team in April 2020 bringing more than 15 years of comprehensive corporate and program management experience across diverse organizations in the public sector to her position. Julie has provided strategic and programmatic success across Department of Defense’s (DoD) health arena – Defense Health Agency (DHA) and TRICARE, Department of Interior (DOI), Department of Transportation (DoT), and the Judiciary branch. In the healthcare arena specifically, she has supported Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC) Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC), Joint Program Committee – 1 (JPC-1), and the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP). In her role as Executive Director, Julie works to strengthen team synergy at NetImpact through communication, trust, cooperation, training and development, and mentoring opportunities. Julie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Arts in International Affairs from American University. She is a certified PMP, Certified Scrum Master, ITIL v4, and CMMI Level 3 Auditor. Julie also has a published thesis entitled The Threat of Systematic and Organized Cybercrime and Information Warfare.