Enterprise IT Governance & Management
We draw our IT governance and management expertise from experience as a trusted adviser to some of the largest and most complex agencies.
To our clients, every need is pressing and every outcome is critical. Our expertise spans the globe, with localized commitment for each customer.
Markon is a leader in innovation, including the areas of technology and program management, acquisition support, strategic communication, technology scouting, and private sector engagement to federal technology programs across the national security community.
We provide advice to mitigate risks, industry best practices to ensure you’re getting top-notch quality, and tools of the trade to help you execute a successful project.
“You look at the direction the direction the world is going, the threats that we face, and innovation is going to be its own competitive domain — almost a battlefield. We’ve got to win the innovation battle…It’s not enough to develop and procure systems anymore. We’ve got to get in the business of of buying ideas and generating ideas.”
– Dr. Will Roper, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
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Brenda has more than 30 years of experience providing Program Management and IT lifecycle support to the Intelligence Community and Federal clients. Her expertise includes managing IT development, roadmaps, prototyping, and solutioning.
Passionate about bridging the gap between the technology sector and the national security community, Pat Schlecker provides tech scouting and industry engagement support to Markon’s mission-critical customers. Pat maintains a network of professionals across the national security, tech, and venture capital communities to keep clients abreast on future industry trends and identify technologies that have significant impact on the mission. In addition to developing Markon’s Emerging Technology Innovation & Integration practice, Pat manages Markon’s internal idea management system and supports corporate growth. Pat previously worked on projects related to global asset management and climate resilience.
Pat is currently pursuing his MA in International Business and Policy from Georgetown University and holds a BS in International Studies from Dickinson College. Pat volunteers as a member of the external engagement team for the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum, is a Certified Scrum Master®, and has certifications in Design Thinking and Disruptive Strategy.
Chris Stevenson is fostering a culture of innovation through human-centered design thinking approach to problem solving, lean startup experimentations to market adoption, and agile product development to meet complex yet dynamic mission requirements. As a Certified Scrum Master® with knowledge on Agile best practices , Chris utilizes nearly two decades of acquisition, systems engineering and IT project management experience to help developing innovation leadership. He coaches and assists clients to understand, articulate, find, streamline, create new value, and redefine their mission space.
Chris has an MBA from the University of Maryland and a BS in Business Administration from Bucknell University.
George has nearly 20 years of experience providing program management and technology product lifecycle support to the Intelligence Community, Federal, and Commercial clients. His expertise includes the strategic planning, development, and implementation of complex enterprise-level technology systems. George partners with organizations to plan and execute realistic and effective programs focused on increasing value. Recently he planned and managed the execution of a new enterprise cloud service for a Federal customer, replacing disparate services throughout the organization with a consolidated architecture and creating a single point of service for business units. This reduced risk and increased the efficiency at which customers and partner organizations access data.
His certifications include the Project Management Professional® (PMP®), Six Sigma Black Belt, ITIL Foundation, as well as a Certificate in Cyber Security and Risk Analysis which he received from Harvard University. George holds an MBA from Cornell University, as well as an MBA specializing in International Trade and Finance from Queens University, and a BBA from Bellevue University.