Team

  • A. Trey Traviesa

    CEO & Chairman of the Board

    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. His career has afforded…

  • Adam Giery

    Director, Community Outreach & Engagement

    Adam advises public institutions, fortune 500 companies, technology startups, angel investors and philanthropies on education policy initiatives and strategic growth opportunities. He has more than a decade of experience engaging with community groups, the business community, legislative boards, and other…

  • Brandon W. Ledford, MMP, PMP

    Vice President, Human Capital Group

    For more than a decade, Brandon has assisted global clients with human capital, management consulting, strategy, public policy, revenue performance management, business transformation, data analytics, and project management. Prior to joining MGT, he was the Vice President overseeing the Human…

  • Bret Schlyer

    Vice President, Financial Performance Group

    Bret brings more than twenty-six years of experience assisting state and local government clients on a variety of financial performance projects like state-wide and local government central service cost allocation plans, internal service funds rate development, user fee studies, and…

  • Eric Parish

    Executive Vice President, Education Excellence Group

    Eric brings more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Most recently, he has put his operational and organizational transformation skills to work at Gary Community School District in Indiana, functioning as Emergency Manager. Throughout his career,…

  • Fred Seamon, PhD

    Executive Vice President

    Fred brings more than 35 years of experience analyzing the structure, operations, and policies of public sector and nonprofit agencies. He specializes in conducting research related to access, equity, and disparities in education, business, and human services. To date, he…

  • J. Bradley Burgess

    Executive Vice President/GM

    Brad leads MGT's Financial Solutions practice, and has advised government leaders on topics like public policy strategy, cost allocation methodologies, user fee analysis, state claims and grant applications, and negotiations with state and federal authorities. Brad's recent projects like modeling…

  • Jennifer Niccolai

    Human Capital Manager

    Ms. Jennifer Niccolai is MGT’s Human Capital Manager. With over 10 years of relevant HR experience, she provides human capital leadership for both complex and routine functions including employee relations, legal compliance, talent acquisition, performance management, compensation, and payroll/benefits administration. She…

  • Jennifer Vickrey, SPHR

    Director, Human Capital Group

    Jennifer brings more than two decades of experience in strategic human capital management and organizational change management. She’s the former Director of Human Resources at the US Chamber of Commerce and has helped lead projects for large public agencies at…

  • Joseph Clark

    Vice President, Education Excellence Group

    Joe lives and breathes the PK-12 market. He has served in school districts, the US Department of Education, and on the board of directors for a school district in Washington State for the past two decades. But that is only…

  • Melanie Hicks, PhD

    Vice President, Higher Education

    Melanie believes in the power of higher education to change the course of human history on a broad and an individual scale. She’s devoted her career to leading policy and organizational change for not just her education clients, but small…

  • Patrick Dyer

    Vice President, Financial Performance Group

    Patrick (PJ) brings more than twenty years of professional experience in government operations. He has worked with city, county, state, special district, and joint powers authority government agencies on cost accounting and state mandated cost claim projects. His prior role…

  • Reginald Smith

    Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion Group

    Reggie is nationally recognized for managing and directing availability and disparity studies and is the leader of MGT’s disparity team. He has directed over three dozen studies since joining MGT and has managed some of the largest disparity studies in…

  • Robert W. Holloway

    Vice President, Education Excellence Group

    Robert brings two decades of management consulting experience across many practices, leading projects for serving clients in more than 30 states. His expertise is in evidence-based strategic planning, informed by stakeholder engagement and economic, educational, and demographic data. He’s led…

  • Tony Martinez

    Vice President, Cyber Security and IT Group, CTO

    Tony is passionate about helping agencies execute and implement strategic, comprehensive, and value-driven cyber security and IT solutions. With a focus on hardening the overall security posture and privacy of public entity information systems, he is an advocate for Infosec…