Jim has been a Partner with TrueTandem since its inception in 2004. Prior to this he was Vice President of InScope’s Microsoft Consulting Group (MCG). At InScope, Jim was responsible for bringing innovative Microsoft Solutions to federal agencies and commercial clients across the country. Jim joined InScope from Microsoft Corporation, where he was a Lead Services Manager for the Microsoft Civilian Practice. Prior to this role, he held several positions at Microsoft including East Region State and Local Government (SLG) Director, National e-Gov Solutions Manager and SLG Account Manager. Prior to his tenure at Microsoft, Jim was Vice President of Civilian Government and Commercial Accounts at API/Wang Global. Earlier, he was Vice President of Business Development at Opnet Systems Inc., a software development consulting firm. Jim holds a B.A. in Political Science and Music from The American University.
Steve is a Partner at TrueTandem and brings over 20 years of business development, sales training, management, and channel development experience. Previously, Steve Co-Founded InScope Solutions and was charged with leading the key practice areas across the business. In this role, he was responsible for the establishment of both annual and monthly sales objectives to meet InScope’s business plan. He also coordinated the specific objectives of the sales plan with all of the functional departments of the company. Steve began his career with Verizon in Sales. During his six-year career with the organization, he was quickly promoted to Sales Trainer and then to District Sales Manager with responsibility for multiple regions. In 1998, Steve joined Exodus Communications (now Savvis Communications) and directed the sales force in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. During his tenure he oversaw tremendous revenue and customer growth while gaining experience in building sales teams that closed large-scale, solution-oriented deals. Steve holds a B.A. degree from the College of William and Mary.
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer at TrueTandem, Rick oversees all aspects of the company’s day-to-day accounting and financial needs. In addition he serves as the Company’s representative in all banking, insurance and facility needs. Prior to joining TrueTandem, Rick spent eight years as the Accounting Director at an international development company. He played an instrumental role in transitioning the company into a publicly traded company upon being acquired. Rick started his career spending ten years in public accounting specializing in audits of small to mid-sized government contractors. Rick is a 1993 graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology and received his CPA certificate from the state of Maryland.
Vice President of Program and Contracts
Sophy has a robust contracts, business and program management background with demonstrated domain expertise driving efficiencies across numerous work streams throughout the contracts, program and project lifecycle. She is a natural leader with over 17 years of management, acquisition, finance and strategy consulting experience. Previously, Sophy was a Senior Program Manager at Government Contract Solutions, Inc., where she had oversight in large federal programs that were funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Prior to that, she performed senior program and contracts management duties for eNTEGRITI, Inc. Sophy also spent five years at Riggs Bank, NA, International Division, Asia Pacific Region, where she built International Business relationships and maintained all projects and accounts within the parameters of all banking and financial compliances for over 28 Embassies and Foreign Missions in the Asia Pacific region. Sophy holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. She is also PMP certified.
Director of Sales
Emily was brought on to lead TrueTandem’s sales team because of her extensive experience in business development, talent management and strategic recruitment on a global scale – including broad experience managing key partnerships with companies like Microsoft and AWS. She serves as Director of Sales at TrueTandem, overseeing client/partner relationships, new customer acquisition and growth strategy for the organization. Emily brings over a decade of experience in leading high-growth sales teams, previously serving at CompuGain, Innovative-e and Bamboo Solutions. She has a B.A. in Business Administration from James Madison University.