Objective Area Solutions is pleased to announce they have been awarded the Air Traffic Organization Leadership and Organization Effectiveness Contract (ALOE) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support the Customer Strategy Directorate (AJG-C) within Management Services. OAS is joined by industry-leading and academic subcontract partners LS Technologies and the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University.
Objective Area Solutions is pleased to announce that Thomas “TK” Kopp has joined the team as a Senior Consultant. Thomas has 27+ years experience in highly technical and dynamic environments with domestic and international major aviation organizations and U.S. defense agencies, which will be critical in supporting OAS as it moves forward. He is a seasoned aviation leader, experienced in optimizing processes to increase human capital efficiency and reducing risk.
Objective Area Solutions is happy to report that Sylvia Johnson has joined the team as a Business Analyst. She has a wealth of experience in supporting various Government agencies and private sector organizations through office management and administrative duties. Sylvia’s knowledge and skills will be extremely valuable in OAS upcoming projects.
Objective Area Solutions is excited to announce that Benny Gordon has joined the team as a Senior Consultant. Benny’s has 20+ years of expansive experience holding both consultant and leadership roles in corporate, public center, and entrepreneurial positions will provide key knowledge in OAS’s future endeavors.
Objective Area Solutions is thrilled to announce that Russell Miller has joined the team as a Senior Consultant. Russ is highly experienced on the technical and operational level within the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA). He will provide crucial knowledge on multiple OAS projects.
Objective Area Solutions is pleased to announce that Sharon Beery has joined the team as a Senior Consultant. Sharon has an expansive background in project management,leadership training, and development programs. Her insight will provide critical knowledge and expertise on various OAS projects.
Objective Area Solutions is thrilled to announce that Marshall Jones has joined the team as a Consultant. His broad knowledge of various Government agencies and background within the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will provide valuable insight for OAS on current and future projects.
Objective Area Solutions is excited to announce that Dave Long has joined the team as a Senior Consultant. Dave will provide a wealth of technical expertise and key insight into organizational development and leadership coaching.
Objective Area Solutions is thrilled to announce that Jim Michaels has joined the team as a Senior Consultant. Jim’s background in organizational development and management gives him expertise on multiple subjects critical to OAS projects.
Objective Area Solutions (OAS) is excited to announce that Mr. Neil Planzer joined the Company’s Board of Advisors. Mr. Planzer comes with tremendous experience across the full aviation environment to include civil and military,public sector, private industry, and international domains.
Arielle Goodman's work is grounded at the intersection of personal transformation, organizational development, and social justice. She weaves together more than 10 years of internal and external consulting, spanning international and domestic terrain, in grassroots, community, non-profit, labor, government, and mission-driven spaces. In her most recent roles she has been providing consulting for state-level and higher education organized labor.
Objective Area Solutions is excited to announce Aislinn O’Leary has joined our team as a summer intern. She is currently attending Bennington College, located in Bennington, Vermont, where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts with concentrations in History, Politics, and Japanese.
Objective Area Solutions is excited to announce Dr. Eric Weis has joined our Team. Dr. Weis will provide organization and leadership development consulting to support company clients. Dr. Weis is an Executive Leadership Fellow (Executive Development Programs), at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland.
Blue Insight, LLC; a joint venture between Objective Area Solutions, LLC (OAS) and BlueForce, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract under the SeaPort Next Generation (SeaPort-NxG) Multiple Award Contract to provide engineering and program management services across 23 functional area subcategories to task orders under this contract to the Naval Sea Systems Command, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, Naval Supply Systems Command, Military Sealift Command, Naval Facilities Command, Office of Naval Research, or the United States Marine Corps.
Objective Area Solutions is excited to have Allan Storm join as Director of Aviation Policy. Allan Storm has nearly 40 years of global communication, navigation, surveillance, and air traffic management (CNS/ATM) expertise with a unique ability and demonstrated experience supporting major aviation technology program implementation,especially in conjunction with policy change. He has supported the highest levels of aviation leadership within the Department of Defense (DoD) as well as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO).
Objective Area Solutions is excited to have Brian Konie join as Director of FAA Programs. He comes to the company with a deep understanding of program management and an extensive background in the government sector. Brian is a retired Marine Corps Air Traffic Control (ATC) Officer, having led ATC operations around the globe. During his military career, he served as a hand-selected instructor and Marine ATC Division Head for Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1).
Objective Area Solutions is thrilled to have Tom Draffen join as a senior member of our team. His technical experience paired with his focus on leadership and organizational performance provides a rare combination which will deliver great value to our clients. Tom will be a leader in the company’s growing aviation and defense sectors. He comes with extensive air traffic management, aviation policy, defense, and leadership experience.
Objective Area Solutions (OAS) has recently selected three summer interns to help with the creation and implementation of an improved marketing plan. Julia Bartell (class of 2019), Emily Shackleton (class of 2017), and Madalene Ulrich (class of 2017) are three students from the State University of New York at Oswego.
On Wednesday May 4th, 2016 Objective Area Solutions attended the 9th Annual USAID Small Business Conference. The event included outstanding information about doing business with USAID, panel discussions, networking and matchmaking sessions.
On June 30, Objective Area Solutions, LLC was awarded a subcontractor position, teaming with Avenge Incorporated, on the Seaport-e Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract.
Objective Area Solutions Founder, J.J. Stakem, received the 2016 Most Outstanding Venture award at the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans business conference at Syracuse University on July 23rd, 2016. Objective Area Solutions competed against 27 other outstanding veteran businesses for the top honor.