MGT Executive Leadership

A. Trey Traviesa
CEO and Chairman of the Board

A. Trey Traviesa

A. “Trey” Traviesa is the CEO and Chairman of the Board at MGT Consulting Group. In these roles, he oversees all aspects of MGT’s business lines and corporate administration. Between 2004 and 2008, Mr. Traviesa represented Tampa and certain areas of East Hillsborough County as a leader in the Florida House of Representatives.

His complete career experience spans almost two decades in a variety of banking, venture capital, and corporate operational leadership endeavors in Washington, D.C., New York, Austin, Dallas, Beijing, Mumbai, Budapest, and Florida. A business-growth leader at heart, Mr. Traviesa is co-founder and managing partner of Strategos Group. He recently served as president and COO of Tampa-based Laser Spine Institute during a period of rapid growth and as founder of V3 Partners, LLP, a disruptive-growth oriented venture capital partnership. He also served as an officer in the U.S. Navy Reserves.

Mr. Traviesa remains active in Florida and national politics and policy through his role on the board of directors for Jeb Bush’s Foundation for Florida’s Future, as a member of the Mitt Romney for President national finance team, and as an executive committee member for Associated Industries of Florida, the leading advocacy organization for major business and industry in the state.

Committed to various charitable causes, Mr. Traviesa is active with Christ the King Catholic Church, the Tampa Museum of Art, Trinity Café, and the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.

Mr. Traviesa graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and received an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.

Email:
ttraviesa@mgtconsulting.com

Phone:
813.321.1400

Fred Seamon, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President

Fred Seamon, Ph.D.

Dr. Fred Seamon is an Executive Vice President and has been affiliated with MGT for over 30 years, where he directs most of MGT’s organizational development projects with government and the nonprofit sector.

Prior to joining MGT, he was on the faculty of the School of Social Work, the Askew School of Public Administration and Policy and the Pepper Institute on Aging at Florida State University where he taught graduate courses and conducted public policy research in several areas related to access, equity, and workforce diversity. During his tenure at Florida State University, he also served on the Governor’s Ethnic and Racial Bias Study Commission.

Over the past 30 years he has conducted consulting projects in over 40 states and 14 countries, many of which have involved capacity building, strategic planning, and organizational development. He directed MGT’s first disparity study and has played a major role in a majority of the 200 disparity studies conducted by MGT since 1990. In addition to providing executive oversight of MGT’s disparity research projects, he is intimately involved in the qualitative research and policy analysis components of the disparity studies conducted by MGT. His professional career began as a juvenile probation counselor in Volusia County, Florida.

Dr. Seamon holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Bethune-Cookman College, and a Master of Social Work and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Florida State University. He also is certified as a mediator by the Florida Supreme Court. Fred maintains affiliations with the following organizations: American Society for Training and Development, American Society of Public Administration, Florida Academy of Certified Mediators, Florida Advocacy Council on Minority Business Development, International Personnel Management Association, National Association of Workforce Development Professionals, and National Forum for Black Public Administrators.

Email:
fseamon@mgtconsulting.com

Phone:
850.386.3191 ext. 2001

J. Bradley Burgess
Executive Vice President/GM

J. Bradley Burgess

J. Bradley Burgess is an Executive Vice President for MGT Financial Services with over 25 years of experience in local government consulting. His primary professional focus has been cost allocation methodologies, user fee analysis, state and local claim and grant applications and negotiations, and indirect cost rate proposal development. Mr. Burgess has personally served over 175 cities and 26 counties within the State of California during his 25+ year consulting career and has provided consulting services to 19 of the California’s 20 largest counties. He has a broad background in government, public policy, and journalism.

In 2003, he was one of the three founding partners of Public Resource Management Group, LLC (PRM). Mr. Burgess, along with the firm’s partnership group, merged PRM into MGT of America, Inc. (now MGT Consulting Group). Early in his career, Mr. Burgess was the transportation budget analyst for Governor Jim Thompson’s staff in the State of Illinois. He also was a contract consultant for Continental Illinois National Bank in Chicago and a professional journalist in Kansas City. Along with publishing his own monthly magazine, he has worked on several professional projects in Egypt, Israel, and Saudi Arabia.

Mr. Burgess received a Master’s degree from the University of Chicago – Harris School of Public Policy Studies and his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri.

Email:
bburgess@mgtconsulting.com

Phone:
916.443.3411