People

  • A. Trey Traviesa
    CEO & Chairman of the Board
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    Trey brings a storied history centered around serving his community – as a member of the Florida legislature, an officer in the US Navy Reserves, Co-founder of a K-8 Charter School, and serial entrepreneurial business leader.

  • Carla Luke
    Chief Financial Officer
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    Carla is an accomplished C-level finance and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) leader with prior experience at multi-million dollar private equity-owned companies.

  • Chief Revenue Officer
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    Jorge is passionate about serving clients and impacting communities. After a successful 25 year career in technology, he now applies his experience at MGT to drive "service through growth".

  • Chief Information Officer
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    With more than 19 years of experience in the IT industry, including his tenure as CIO for the State of Indiana, Dewand Neely offers high-level technology expertise for MGT and leads the IT and Strategic Software Solutions.

  • Executive Vice President, Education Solutions
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    Erin is a data-driven leader, focused on providing solutions to enhance education opportunities because no child should be deprived of that opportunity.

  • Eric Parish
    Executive Vice President, Performance Solutions
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    Eric delivers impressive results for school district turnaround and transformation which scan MGT's portfolio to include all aspects of operational and organizational performance.

  • Executive Vice President, Education Solutions
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    Rajeev began his career in education over a decade ago as an elementary school teacher at PS 161 in Harlem. He later went on to serve in key leadership roles at the New York City Department of Education, Sangari Global Education, and now, as General Manager of MGT Education.

  • Senior Vice President, MGT Technology
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    Rodney is a seasoned technology business developer and co-leader/founder of Layer 3 Communications. He currently serves as Senior Vice President of MGT Technology.

  • Vice President, MGT Technology
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    Josh brings long-standing expertise in IT engineering to Layer 3 as its co-founder and president.  He currently serves as a Vice President of MGT Technology.

  • Senior Vice President, Education Transformation
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    Babette is a performance-driven bilingual senior leader in education transformation with three decades of success in dynamic school reform and sales.

  • Michael Raisor, PhD
    Senior Vice President, Education Solutions
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    Michael leads operations and provides leadership in client relationship management and solutions development for the firm’s PK-12 education, education transformation, and higher education practice areas.

  • Senior Vice President, Cyber & Network Solutions
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    Mahesh is an internationally-experienced senior technology professional with expert proficiency in developing and implementing innovative technical solutions and leads MGT's Cyber Security team of 100+ engineers.

  • Senior Vice President, Organizational Solutions
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    Brandon is a proven human capital and operational strategy executive with 20 years of success in organizational improvement, project and change management, and process improvement.

  • Robert W. Holloway
    Senior Vice President, Market Development & Chief Strategy Officer
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    Robert brings two decades of management consulting experience across many practices, leading projects for clients in more than 30 states.

  • Senior Vice President of Sales
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    Travis Lench has nearly three decades of experience as a distinguished global tech sales leader.

  • Senior Vice President, Education Transformation Leader
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    Prior to joining Ed Direction, he worked as a Senior Consultant. The public education sector was Trent's initial "career"; Before becoming the principal of a high school, he worked as a social studies teacher for a number of years.

  • Vice President, Education Solutions
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    Sam previously served as the Executive Director of Family Support for Newark Public Schools. She managed Newark's Family Support Center and Contact Center, which helped students, and families with all issues related to school enrollment.

  • Vice President, Education Solutions
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    Dr. Barrett has guided education clients through strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, academic program assessments, economic impact studies, master planning, and feasibility studies.

  • Vice President, Disparity Services
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    Andres is an expert in providing quantitative research for disparity studies with more than 16 years of experience.

  • Bruce Cowans
    Vice President, Financial Solutions
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    Bruce is a financial and management consultant with more than 35 years of experience in the public sector, having directed user fee studies for 1,000+ government agencies.

  • Patrick Dyer
    Vice President, Solutions, Financial Solutions
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    Patrick (PJ) works primarily with city, county, state, special district, and joint powers authority government agencies on cost accounting and state mandated cost claim projects.

  • Vice President, Operations
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    Ambica is a culture builder and leads the Professional IT Staffing division at Cira InfoTech. She is a skilled leader with a proven track record of ensuring that clients receive high-quality IT staffing solutions.

  • Vice President & Chief Academic Officer, Education Solutions
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    Janice boasts two decades of dedicated structured literacy training, coaching, and consultation across the nation. With a profound commitment to transforming student trajectories, she champions improved literacy outcomes for all children.

  • Senior Vice President, Education Solutions
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    Alison's background in change management and educational research, allows her to empower educators to enact effective instructional improvements.

  • Vice President, Education Solutions
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    Carrie infuses 12 years of teaching and school leadership experience with ongoing research and her Six Sigma certification

  • Vice President, Education Solutions
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    Collin specializes in policy design, implementation, change management, and execution of large-scale initiatives for cities, districts, and states. Collin's background is in law, policy, and education.

  • Vice President of Educational Partnerships
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    Pam brings a rich background in consultative processes, allowing her to meticulously design solutions tailored to district needs.

  • Tiffanie Reynolds
    Vice President of Marketing
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    Tiffanie brings two decades of experience in strategic marketing and communications for public and private agencies across the country.

  • Bret Schlyer
    Vice President, Portfolio Lead, Financial Solutions
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    Bret is a trusted advisor to government agencies on cost allocation plans, internal service funds, user fee studies, and indirect cost rate proposals.

  • Jerry Wolf
    Director, Financial Solutions
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    Jerry is an experienced financial and revenue manager whose work has resulted in the identification and recovery of several billion dollars for his clients.

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