FCi Federal is a unique government services provider. We save agencies millions of dollars by taking on work that would be far more expensive for them to do themselves. Moreover, our work with law enforcement agencies and immigration plays a critical role in protecting our nation’s borders.
FCi Federal

Company Leadership

 

Susan M. Kirton

Chief Administrative Officer

As Chief Administrative Officer, Susan M. Kirton develops and manages people programs that support FCi Federal customer requirements and that are aligned with employee-focused culture and values of FCi Federal.

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Prior to joining FCi Federal, Ms. Kirton worked with USIS where she created a human capital business partnership for all human resources functions. During her 16-year tenure at USIS, she designed and implemented strategies resulting in improved employee engagement and enabling annual revenue growth. The strategies implemented in collaboration with other members of the executive team ensured an understanding of the tenets of risk, established business expectation on a return on investment, and improving the employee experience.

Ms. Kirton holds a B.S. in Psychology from University of Pittsburgh and a M.S. Human Resources Development from Villanova University. Ms. Kirton is also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.

William M. Thomas

Executive Vice President, General Manager

As Executive Vice President and General Manager, William Thomas is responsible for operational performance over our U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services which includes the National Benefits Center, Field Operations Support Services and Service Center Operations Support Services programs. Mr. Thomas also oversees the Professional Support Services business unit, which includes the organization’s FBI programs.

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Mr. Thomas joined FCi Federal from IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. where he was the Director of Professional & Technical Services. He has held positions of increasing responsibility of P&L leadership, operations and growth at Soneticom and 3D/International.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management from Faulkner University.

Tina Dolph

General Manager and Executive Vice President

Tina Dolph is Executive Vice President and General Manager of FCi Federal. She brings more than 25 years of experience in the government services industry spanning program operations, strategic planning, business development and financial management.

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Ms. Dolph is responsible for leading the company’s U.S. Department of State (DoS) programs as well as pursuing expansion plans into new markets.

Previously, she served as President of Information and Technical Solutions for ASRC Federal delivering top and bottom line growth within the first 12 months of her tenure. Before that, Ms. Dolph held executive positions with PAE, Inc. rising from Chief Operating Officer to Executive Vice President of Operations and played a key role in the divesture of PAE from Lockheed Martin. She began her career at Lockheed Martin holding positions of increasing responsibility in such areas as operations, finance, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions and business infrastructure.

Ms. Dolph received a Master’s of Business Administration, summa cum laude, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from LeMoyne College.

Michael Petrucelli

Michael Petrucelli

Executive Vice President, Corporate Development

As Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, Michael Petrucelli oversees business development, capture, and proposal activities as well as stakeholder engagement activities.

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Mr. Petrucelli was the former Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. He brings more than 20 years of government and private sector experience to FCi Federal, including service with the U.S. Department of State and the Export-Import Bank of the United States. He is the founder of Clearpath Immigration, an immigration services software provider for individuals and nonprofits.

Mr. Petrucelli holds a master's degree in business administration from Goizueta Business School, Emory University, with concentrations in leadership and international business. He also received Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Trinity College in Hartford, CT.

Ronda Williams

Ronda Williams

Vice President of Operations

As Vice President of Operations, Ronda Williams ensures FCi Federal continues to deliver the highest level of service to government customers, meet contract requirements, and evaluate operational capabilities and methodologies that can be leveraged by other government customer programs.

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Ms. Williams brings 15 years’ experience in federal contracting to this position, primarily focused on the project management of large-scale mission support contracts. In the last three years, she has also been tasked with similar strategic leadership for woman-owned and service disabled veteran-owned small businesses. Prior to her career in contracting, she was a reporter and editor at multiple community newspapers in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

Ms. Williams holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Dawn Lewandowski

Vice President, Learning and Development

Dawn Lewandowski brings more than 25 years’ experience in government contracting and numerous certifications including Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Records Manager (CRM) and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.

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As Vice President of Learning and Development she oversees the design, development and execution of both quality and training programs throughout FCi Federal to meet customer requirements and enhance employee development. This includes quality control and training consistency across all customer programs.

Prior to FCi Federal, she served as Vice President of Civilian Programs supporting federal customers in the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Veterans Affairs.

She graduated from the University of Nebraska with a Masters in Adult Education and Kearney State College with a Bachelor of Arts in Education.

Michael Mikuta

Michael Mikuta

Vice President of Technology and Innovation

As Vice President of Technology and Innovation, Michael Mikuta oversees FCi's technology operations and leads efforts to drive innovation and next generation solutions into the customer base.

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He brings to the position 25 years of experience delivering strategy innovation and technology in the government and commercial market spaces. Mr. Mikuta’s background covers the spectrum from enterprise and mobile software development, cloud, information visualization and big data analytics to business process engineering applied innovation delivery.

Prior to FCi Federal he was the Founder of Define Focus Accelerate, a technology and innovation consulting firm for clients in government IT, healthcare analytics, advertising and automotive industries. Before that he was Vice President of Strategy, Innovation and Technology at Engility Corporation (formerly High Performance Technology Incorporated, HPTi).

Mr. Mikuta is a self-taught developer and entrepreneur who began his career by founding his first company in his early 20’s in the software and design industry working for firms in the document management, multimedia and 3D animation arenas. His 20 years of government experience started with Booz Allen Hamilton delivering these same capabilities to the intelligence and advanced research areas. Adjunct to his current role at FCi he keeps his innovation edge sharp by mentoring startup entrepreneurs in the tech sector in his home town of Boulder, Colorado.

Sheila Blackwell

Sheila S. Blackwell

Vice President of Communications

Sheila S. Blackwell has broad leadership experience and a 25-plus year track record as a Communications and Marketing professional in the technology, government services and media industries. As Vice President of Communications for FCi Federal, she leads external and internal marcom communications.

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Previously, Ms. Blackwell served as Vice President & Chief Communications Officer for Decision Sciences, a global security detection technology company. From 2007-2012, Ms. Blackwell served as Vice President of Communications & Public Affairs for SRA International, a $1.7 billion publicly-traded (NYSE) government services contractor. Before SRA, Ms. Blackwell served as Vice President of Public Relations and Marketing for JDA Software/Manugistics.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Blackwell worked for such multinational firms as IBM (Federal Systems and Marketing & Sales) and MCI Communications (Public Policy PR) as well as helped launch telecommunication startups Teligent and StarBand. She was a PR consultant for AMS.

Ms. Blackwell began her career as a TV news reporter in upstate New York for NBC affiliate WICZ-TV40 covering local, state and federal government news and events, and also served as a legislative aide in the New York State Assembly.

Blackwell received a Bachelor of Art's degree in Communications and Public Relations from State College of New York at Geneseo. She serves on the chairing committee of Washington Executive's MARCOM Council.