Congratulations to the 2nd Quarter 2023 President’s Award Winners
MACHALT Team-Nicholas Roberts, Brandon Edwards, and Derrek Mapes
Amee Bay’s Machinery Alteration (MACHALT) Team, located in San Diego, CA, is a group of highly skilled professionals dedicated to providing top-notch support to our waterfront customers. The team includes three remarkable individuals: Nicholas Roberts, Brandon Edwards, and Derrek Mapes. These individuals have displayed outstanding expertise and professionalism in their work, even when faced with challenges caused by changing schedules, dynamic workloads, and personnel shortages. Nicholas’, Brandon’s, and Derrek’s unwavering commitment to their craft have contributed significantly to Amee Bay’s outstanding reputation on the waterfront. Their expertise and experience have enabled them to tackle even the most complex projects quickly and precisely, resulting in satisfied customers. Congratulations, Nicholas, Brandon, and Derrek!!!
Congratulations to the Employees of the Quarter
Kristine Alioto, a Senior International Student Training Specialist at Eagle Harbor, joined the team in 2018 and supports the US Coast Guard (USCG). Her impact on the team has been remarkable, and she is considered an outstanding employee. Her colleagues and clients hold her in high regard thanks to her dependability, efficiency, and professionalism. Her USCG knowledge, communication skills, and writing abilities have been invaluable in completing tasks, and she provides critical support to new employees. Kristine has achieved numerous milestones, including executing multiple Mobile Training Team missions, soliciting, and sending USCG members for exchanges, drafting inter-agency agreements, and attending Mexico Staff Talks. Her dedication to her job, colleagues, and community is exceptional. Congratulations, Kristine, on your well-deserved recognition!!
Jeanette Briley is an exceptional administrative professional who provides executive support to Ghostrock’s customer, the US Coast Guard. She joined the company in 2019 and is the Team Lead of the Executive Administration Support Team. Her leadership skills came to the forefront when she expertly guided the Front Office Admin team during an understaffed period, ensuring they maintained exceptional support and motivation. Jeanette’s commitment to excellence is also evident in her role in successfully onboarding and training a new team member. This resulted in a seamless transition of support and excellent communication with the CG-9 Flag Officers, SES members, and their Deputies/Executive Assistants. Jeanette is a true asset to Ghostrock, always willing to go the extra mile to support her team and clients. We are grateful for everything she does and thank her for her commitment to excellence. Congrats, Jeanette!!
Three Saints Bay
For five years, Ashley Davis has been an integral part of the Three Saints Bay team as a Proposal Manager. We deeply appreciate her unwavering support and dedication to all our subsidiary companies. Ashley’s meticulous attention to detail ensures that each proposal she oversees is fully compliant, a crucial factor in our continued success. Her exceptional communication skills have played a key role in leading proposal efforts and driving growth for all our companies. We are incredibly grateful for Ashley’s outstanding contributions to our team, and we congratulate her on a job well done. Way to go, Ashley!!
Paul Dedrickson is a valuable member of the Eagle Harbor team, having joined us in 2022 to support the Drug Enforcement Administration. Paul is a dedicated individual who takes great pride in accomplishing his mission with distinction as an individual and team player. He plays a vital role in our team by assisting with editing reports and mentoring Intelligence Reports Officers. His commitment to excellence and technical expertise is evident in his work, and he consistently goes above and beyond to maintain a standard of excellence. We are incredibly grateful for his contributions to the team. Well done, Paul!!
Samuel Esquilin-Carrero is a Diversion Program Specialist supporting the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Caribbean Field Office in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Samuel is an invaluable asset to Ocean Bay, utilizing his diverse skill set to enhance the DEA’s outreach and prevention strategies. One of his notable accomplishments includes creating multiple DEA-approved animated social media presentations to promote the National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative. His legal background and law degree have also proven to be a significant asset, as he can accurately translate essential documents related to the regulation of pharmaceutical controlled substances. He is a highly respected leader among his peers in the office, and we are proud to have him on our team. Keep up the excellent work, Sam!!
Benjamin Inks, a valuable employee at Eagle Harbor, has made significant strides since joining in 2022. He has been instrumental in carrying out crucial tasks for the Drug Enforcement Administration, including creating an in-house manual for a mixed reality headset and quick start and troubleshooting guides for telecommunications and data delivery systems, which have streamlined operations. The quality of his work is highly appreciated, and his commitment to excellence is evident in all his undertakings. Congrats, Benjamin!!
Debbie Kurlis joined Bennett over three years ago as a Financial Specialist Level II, supporting the Budget Office of the Army Research Directorate of the Army Research Lab (ARL) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Despite workforce reductions, Debbie remains committed to helping her team excel through her skillful use of DAR-Q. Her expert process reviews in DAR-Q’s internal control functions have enabled senior leadership to promote accountability and corrective action follow-up for improved budget execution. Debbie’s financial proficiency and efficiency have greatly contributed to ARL’s mission completion, making her a valuable asset to the responsible use of taxpayer funds. Congratulations, Debbie on your outstanding work!!
OLH Technical Services
Brittney Morales is a valuable OLH Technical Services team member, joining in 2019 to support accounting, operations, and proposal pricing. She has quickly demonstrated her expertise in pricing proposals and has been instrumental in auditing invoices and catching errors. Brittney’s attention to detail is exemplary, as she consistently identifies invoice errors and provides specific corrections for their resolution. We applaud Brittney for her outstanding work. Great job, Brittney!!
Olivia Santiago has been an integral part of the Eagle Harbor team since 2022 as Contract Lead Analyst, making a significant impact in her role. She’s been a great support to the Drug Enforcement Administration, always willing to assist others and provide mentorship to new analysts. Olivia’s professionalism and dedication are reflected in her work, as evidenced by her ability to handle performance issues and successfully fill vacant positions. We are grateful for all that you do, Olivia!!
Russell Wood has worked for GVI since 2015 as a Logistics Analyst and Customer Service Representative supporting the US Navy. He demonstrates exceptional commitment to excellence and professionalism and is an excellent role model. Russ has played a pivotal role in NSWG-8, receiving an overall score of 95% with 100% inventory accuracy, the best score produced by any group within Naval Special Warfare during this FY23 inspection period. He has also supported WARCOM N4 leadership with many short-fused data calls and analyses, enabling informed decisions on Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) supply and maintenance support, leading to increased operational availability and cost savings. Thank you for all that you do, Russ!!