Experienced. Friendly. Leaders.

Our senior leadership includes executives and directors with proven experience managing high-profile contracts across the federal government. Learn more about our leaders below.

Phong Mai

President & CEO

Mr. Mai serves as the President and CEO of Concept Solutions, where he drives the company’s growth initiatives across the federal and commercial sector. His diverse professional background boasts a potent blend of technical expertise and astute business acumen, positioning him as a strong leader for the organization.

Prior to taking the helm at Concept Solutions, Phong spent five years honing his financial skills at Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc. Following that, he further expanded his knowledge base with six years of consulting experience in the Telecommunications Information Technology sector. This combination of experiences has enabled him to excel in his current role, leading Concept Solutions to new heights.

Phong holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from the Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Science degree in Finance from George Washington University. Additionally, he is an enthusiastic wine student, having attained the Wine and Spirit Educational Trust (WSET) Level Three certification. As the President and CEO, Phong’s visionary leadership and strategic insights continue to propel Concept Solutions towards success and innovation.

John Krahulec

EVP & Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Krahulec is the dynamic Chief Operating Officer of Concept Solutions. A co-founder of the company in 1999, he has played a pivotal role in its growth, delivery, and support services. John’s forward-thinking management style, coupled with his comprehensive expertise in information technology, enables Concept Solutions to provide outstanding customer experiences while fostering a nurturing and inclusive work environment where employees can develop and excel.
Throughout his tenure at Concept Solutions, Mr. Krahulec has demonstrated proficiency in the full software development lifecycle (SDLC), DevSecOps, Agile and MicroServices development, as well as CMMi and ISO processes. His leadership has been instrumental in the company’s success and continued commitment to excellence.
John Krahulec holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science and Management from Virginia Tech, underlining his strong foundation in business and technical disciplines

Todd Schaberg

EVP & Chief Information Officer

Mr. Schaberg serves as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Concept Solutions, where he spearheads the support activities for the company’s internal operations encompassing Information Technology, Finance, and Human Resources. With a wealth of experience under his belt, Todd excels in designing and deploying high-availability database systems tailored for enterprise environments. His expertise also extends to functional and technical analysis of mission-critical systems, as well as the design, testing, performance analysis, and risk assessment of these vital components.

A proud alumnus of James Madison University, Todd holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems. As CIO, his commitment to innovation and operational excellence is pivotal in driving the success of Concept Solutions.

Kevin Schweer

Chief Growth Officer

Mr. Schweer has more than 15 years of experience starting as a Systems Engineer and working his way to a Program Manager, a Director and finally a Vice President overseeing a portfolio of over $100M for Peraton, Inc. Mr. Schweer‘s experience in growing full and open contracts will be valuable as he oversees Growth for Concept Solutions, particularly focused on Defense/Civil contracts. Kevin holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree from Georgetown University.

Jason Cunha

Vice President, Aerospace

Mr.Cunha is Vice President of Aerospace for Concept Solutions’ Aerospace sector, a premier provider of mission and decision support systems and professional solutions. Mr. Cunha oversees the Concept Solutions Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and adjacent services accounts. He has also served as a Program Manager within the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on several highly visible and impactful projects, including those within NextGen and Air Traffic Organization (ATO). Prior to that, Mr. Cunha spent a decade in commercial and business aviation operations. Mr. Cunha is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and earned a bachelor’s degree in Management and a master’s degree in International Commerce and Public Policy from George Mason University.

Bill Wright

Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Wright has more than 25 years of information technology experience across roles spanning software development, task leadership, project management, Technical Director, small business Chief Operating Officer, and Senior Solution Architect. Mr. Wright will support strategic growth initiatives, as well as help guide our technology approach and innovation. Bill holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s in Industrial and Systems Engineering: Human Factors Option from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Mike Shields

Chief Software Engineer

Mr Shields has extensive experience in web-based aeronautical information systems, NOTAMs, and geographic information systems, database design, data management, and deployment. Previously at AOL, Mr. Shields served as the technical lead and designer for a variety of AOL news and entertainment content sites, including CBS and ABC News, CBS and ABC Sports, MTV, Nickelodeon, The Late Show with David Letterman, and Electronic Arts. Mr. Shields studied Information Systems Management at George Mason University.

Kay Phounsavath

Federal Contracts Manager

Mandi Blackburn

Human Resources Director

Ms Blackburn began her career in the US Army and has since gained over 15 years of Human Resources experience in Government contracting and commercial industries. Ms Blackburn has extensive knowledge in employee relations, performance management and leadership development. Ms Blackburn holds a bachelors degree in business administration and HR management from American Intercontinental University.