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Meet Our Team

Capgemini Government Solutions’ leadership team focuses on understanding the complex needs of U.S. federal government.

Management

Doug Lane
President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Lane has almost 40 years’ experience leading technology-enabled transformation for private and public sector clients across a broad range of industries. In his role as President and CEO of Capgemini Government Solutions, he is responsible for strategy, business development, service delivery, and operations for all consulting and technology services provided to public sector clients in the United States. He is a board member of the Professional Services Council (PSC) and a board member of the YMCA of Central Maryland. Mr. Lane earned a BS from Towson University.

Philip Habuda, Vice President,
DHA Enterprise Information Technology Services Integrator Program

Mr. Habuda is a proven IT industry leader with over 30 years of strategy development and technology delivery experience, providing experience across all four service lines of the Information Technology industry – Management Consulting, Software Development, Infrastructure and Advisory Services. Mr. Habuda specializes in the management and strategic use of information technology, large scale software implementations and Infrastructure life cycle management. He has led large-scale technology transformation programs and has deep experience in information technology, Infrastructure services, IT capital planning, Cloud Services, Cyber Security, Mobility and Business Intelligence and Analytics.

Scott Pfost, Chief Financial Officer
/ Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Pfost has more than 30 years of experience in Finance and Operations, all of it in the Federal market.  In his role as CFO, he oversees the financial operations of Government Solutions, including accounting, payroll, finance and reporting and pricing. In his role as COO, he is responsible for implementing business strategies to drive efficiencies, as well as daily operations, including human resources, contracts, information technology and quality and risk management.  Mr. Pfost is a CPA and earned a BS in Business Administration as well as an MBA from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

John Cattaneo
Principal, Civil

Mr. Cattaneo has over 20 years of experience in professional services and management consulting for public sector clients. He has led strategic consulting projects for many federal civil agency clients, including General Services Administration, Office of Management and Budget, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor, and Food and Drug Administration. He has expertise in program/performance management, business and strategic planning, organization design, process improvement, and change management. Mr. Cattaneo earned an MBA from the University of Maryland and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.

Alana Morrissey,
Principal, Civil

Ms. Morrissey leads the Business of Government portfolio, and is responsible for the delivery excellence and market expansion across the programs. She has experience leading large scale IT implementations, managing client relationships and account programs delivering multiple capabilities and solutions. She has worked for Capgemini for over 14 years and across multiple business units, including the commercial sector and internationally. She holds a BA from the University of Virginia.

Anita Lynn, Principal,
Health & Benefits

Ms. Lynn leads our Health and Benefits market team, responsible for bringing Capgemini’s global solutions and capabilities to the federal government. She has over 30-years of experience in transformative technology implementations at large federal departmental agencies and Fortune 500 companies, specializing in architecture, program management, solution development. Throughout her career, she has led client teams and organizations to solve their toughest problems . Ms. Lynn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Passionate about public-private partnerships and collaboration, she serves on the Executive Committee for the American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC).

Bill Webner, Vice President, 
US Federal Leader

Mr. Webner leads the US Federal Practice and is responsible for the overall performance of the portfolio, including strategic planning and execution, market positioning, people development, client management, and financial results. Throughout his career, he has launched and led successful practices providing Federal clients with large-scale business transformation and technology modernization solutions for both mission-focused and back-office operations. Mr. Webner earned a BA from North Carolina State University, an MLA from St. John’s College, and an MBA from The George Washington University.

Denise Oberndorf, Vice President,
Growth for Defense and Intel

Ms. Oberndorf leads our rapidly growing Defense and Intel market team.  With more than 20 years of experience supporting DoD, she has broad experience encompassing data analytics, cyber, auditing, process improvement and IT transformation.  Before joining the private sector, she had a successful career as an Army Civilian employee where she led teams responsible for conducting end-to-end performance audits and implementing ERP systems across the Army Enterprise. She is an advocate for innovation and takes pride in helping her clients make better decisions, faster. Denise earned a BS in Accounting and Economics from Frostburg State University and an MBA and MPA from Syracuse University.

Kathleen Flynn, Vice President,
Capability Cross Cut

Ms. Flynn is a Principal in the Capability Cross Cut practice. In this role she is responsible for the delivery of strategy and IT solutions to federal clients with a focus on justice and homeland security missions support. She joined Capgemini Government Solutions after a twenty year career focused on technology-enabled transformation for private and public sector clients across a broad range of industries. She is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a BA degree in Liberal Studies and holds a Masters in Library Science from the School of Information Studies, Syracuse University.

Xiomara Wever
Facility Security Officer (FSO)

Ms. Wever is a driven manager with a diverse history in delivering exceptional service to clients. In her role as Facility Security Officer (FSO) she is responsible for facility office management and safeguarding information security. Security oversight includes policy interpretations for all security related matters to include ensuring all pieces are managed in accordance with applicable Executive Orders and DoD directives.  She is also a member of The Society of Industrial Security Professionals (NCMS).

Quenten Sareminouri, Principal,
Capability Cross Cut

Mr. Sareminouri has over 17 years of consulting experience in the public and private sectors. He serves as the CGS Director of Sales and Strategic Captures who leads up the Strategic Capture Foundry team. His is achieving sustainable growth through high value long-term opportunities that will enable CGS to grow within our current portfolio of clients, as well as expand into new areas of the federal market. This involves collaborating across the CGS market, account, and capability teams while facilitating our contract vehicle strategy as well as leading the engagement and collaboration with partners in industry. In addition to business development Mr. Sareminouri serves as a leader that develops and enables our people resources and works to evolve and mature the institution, its processes, data and systems. Mr. Sareminouri holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Utah State University.

Patrick Ruhe, Principal,
Application Development

Mr. Ruhe leads our Application Development capability. He is a seasoned technology leader with over 20 years of experience selling and delivering digital transformations, application development, and complex cloud-based technology solutions for clients across the Federal Government including Civilian, Defense, and Intelligence Community clients. In this role, he focuses on working with clients to achieve their desired mission outcomes and drive business value through designing, developing, and implementing software solutions. Mr. Ruhe earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a MS in Management of Information Technology from the University of Virginia.

Dan Ford, Vice President,
National Security and Defense

Mr. Ford leads the National Security and Defense business. He holds a BA from Davidson College and a ME from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also a Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) and a Project Management Professional (PMP). Mr. Ford has received merit fellowships from the Center for Transportation and Logistics at MIT and from the Bonner Foundation and J.M Rubin Foundation at Davidson College.

Karen Base
Vice President of Solutions

Ms. Karen Base has over 20 years of experience delivering innovative technology solutions to public and private sector clients, building systems and advising executives on digital transformation strategies. In her role as Vice President of Solutions, she leads CGS’s innovation agenda and delivery capabilities to meet client missions across our growing portfolio. She has a B.S. in Computer Science from George Mason University, as well as PMP, CSM, SPOC, Six Sigma and ITIL certifications. She is a member of the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) and received their 2021 Advocate Award.

Roxanne Reynolds
Talent Management Director

Ms. Reynold’s joined Capgemini Government Solutions in 2018, bringing with her over 15 years’ experience in total talent acquisition management, with a keen understanding of human resource operations and solutions. Ms. Reynold’s passion is employee-centered with a focus on employee growth and retention while modernizing business practices to align with the corporate mission and goals of Capgemini. Ms. Reynolds advanced her experience and career in supporting both private industries and in the federal government. She has spent many years in direct staffing at all levels, and as a recruitment and talent acquisition manager for an IT government contractor. Her previous experience afforded her the opportunity to attain fundamental knowledge in the areas of proposal management, policy and compliance, operations, and service delivery.

Jeremy Tsiopanas,
Principal, Civil

Mr. Tsiopanas is a Principal in the Health & Benefits Market, where his primary focus is the Department of Agriculture. He has been at Capgemini for over 17 years working in various business units and industries for both private and public sector clients. Mr. Tsiopanas holds a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Tech. He is also a certified Project Management Professional and a certified Capgemini Engagement Manager.

Fiza Petro, Principal,
Software as a Service (SaaS)

Ms. Petro leads the US Federal Software as a Service capability. In this role, she is responsible for technical delivery on complex enterprise implementations leveraging technologies such as Salesforce, ServiceNow, Pega, MuleSoft, and Appian. In her role, Ms. Petro leads transformative implementation projects with a keen focus on quality and customer satisfaction. Throughout her career, she has driven growth by providing Federal and Commercial clients with large-scale technology modernization. As a certified Solution Architect across the Public Sector, Healthcare, Technology, and Media, Ms. Petro has led full-scale transformation with ownership of global release plans, Enterprise Relationship Diagrams (ERDs), complex integration patterns, and data migration. She holds a BA from the University of Virginia.

CGS Board of Directors

The Capgemini Government Solutions Board of Directors provides governance and oversight regarding the strategy, operations and management of our US Public Sector practice. Meet this esteemed team of leaders.

Erwin Bieber has recently retired as the President of BAE Systems, Inc. Platforms & Services sector which includes the company’s U.S. and international military vehicle and weapon systems businesses, its ship repair services organization, its protection systems business and its munitions site management business. Serving as a senior executive in all 3 Sectors of the US based Inc. business has given Erwin broad experience in several Defense and Intelligence Service, Product, and Platform domains in both US and International Defense markets including Europe, Australia, and the Middle East. In such capacity, Erwin also has significant experience in operating complex programs and customer relationships. Erwin has led Joint Ventures in the US and the International markets with a focus on offering differentiated solutions through unique teaming and product solutions.
Previously Erwin served as President of Land & Armaments, and the Vice President of Business Operations for the BAE Systems, Inc. Intelligence & Security sector, which serves the needs of the U.S. intelligence, defense, civilian, and homeland security markets by providing innovative network solutions and mission enabling information technology, analysis, and full lifecycle support.

Bieber also presently serves as director of the US Based Figure Eight Federal business which is a leading provider of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning capability to the US Defense and Intelligence community.

Bieber holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He and his wife Jody have two daughters.

Maria Pernas is Group Executive Committee Member in charge of the Legal and Commercial and Contract Management teams at Capgemini. She leads these two Functions with more than 700 professionals. She has 20 years of experience in managerial positions in large international corporations, working on all kind of legal affairs at country, regional and headquarters level in a wide range of multiple jurisdictions (Europe, Middle East, Africa and America, among others). She started her professional career working as external legal advisor at Price Waterhouse in Madrid. She then joined “Sema Group” to become the General Counsel for Spain, Portugal and Central and South America and General Counsel for the Business Unit Major Events and Entertainment with worldwide responsibilities. In 2004 she joined Atos Origin and was promoted Vice President and General Counsel for the South of Europe, Middle East, Africa and Central and South America, based in Rome. In 2008 she moved to Paris to become Vice President Deputy Group General Counsel in charge of Major Contracts (with ultimate worldwide responsibility for all the legal aspects associated to the Group commercial deals) and, three years later, Vice President Deputy Group General Counsel in charge of Corporate Affairs, Compliance and Commercial Disputes and Litigations worldwide. In 2013 she was promoted Senior Vice-President, Deputy Group General Counseland in 2016, Senior Vice-President, Group General Counsel Operations in charge of theRegional Legal teams and the Contract Management Function. She joined Capgemini in 2017. She is admitted at the Madrid Bar Association and she collaborates with business schools. In 2018 she received the award “Top 50 Inspiring Women Lawyers”. In 2006 she received the award “Manager of the Year” granted by the “Federacion Espanola de Mujeres Directivas, Ejecutivas, Profesionales y Empresarias”.

Andy Feinstein is Vice President and Head of Operations for Global Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships and the Capgemini Strategy Team. He brings an expansive array of over twenty five years of strategy, operational, and hands-on technology experience in both the Public and Private Sectors, serving the last seventeen with Capgemini in a wide variety of executive capacities. Prior to his tenure with Capgemini, he spent time with Ernst & Young and a technology startup, starting his career with the United States Government. Andy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Phil Nolan is a Managing Director at Blue Delta Capital Partners having served with the firm as a member of the Advisory Board since 2011. Phil was most recently the CEO of Camber Corporation (a portfolio company of New Mountain Capital) which was acquired by Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) in 2016. Mr. Nolan spent 20 years at Stanley, Inc rising to the positions of Chairman, President, and CEO where he took the company public (NYSE: SXE) in 2006. The company was subsequently bought by CGI Group (NYSE: GIB) in 2010. Stanley was named to Fortune magazine’s list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in 2007, 2008, and 2009 and in 2007, Phil received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Government Services category. Phil is a past Chairman of the Professional Services Council (PSC), the national trade association of the U.S. Federal Government’s professional and technical services industry. Prior to Stanley, Mr. Nolan served on active duty as a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy’s Nuclear Power Program. Phil retired as a Captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve after 24 years of service. Mr. Nolan currently serves as on the board of CACI (NYSE:CACI) and MAG Aerospace and as Chairman of Government CIO. He previously served as lead independent director for Perspecta, Inc (NYSE: PRSP), on the Board of Directors of Camber Corporation, NCI, Inc (NASDAQ: NCIT), Metis Solutions, Inc, and The Tauri Group. Phil is a past member of the INOVA Health Care Services Board of Trustees, past Chairman of the INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital Quality Board, and a past member of the George Washington University’s National Law Center Board of Trustees. Phil holds a B.S. in physics from the U.S. Naval Academy, an M.S.E. in engineering management from the Catholic University of America, and a J.D. from George Washington University’s National Law Center. He is a member of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. bars. He is also a Certified Director through UCLA’s Director Education and Certification Program.

Joanne Isham is President of Isham Associates, LLC., an advisory firms focused on national security and innovative technologies.  She partners with clients to identify and shape strategic opportunities, address critical business and program challenges, develop a high-performance culture, and position clients for success.Joanne retired from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) after a distinguished career as a Senior Executive. From 2001 until 2006, she served as Deputy Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). Previously she was the Deputy Director for Science and Technology at the CIA.  As the senior technical advisor to the Director of Central Intelligence she managed the research, development, deployment and operation of technical intelligence programs of national importance. During this timeframe, Joanne played a significant role in the creation of In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s non-profit venture capital firm.Throughout her career as an Intelligence Community professional, Joanne held many senior leadership positions in the CIA and other Intelligence Community organizations. While holding these senior leadership positions, she was responsible for developing the legislative priorities for the Intelligence Community and CIA. She also had a trusted role in developing, overseeing and reviewing the National Intelligence Program budget. Previously, she spent a number of years on assignment to the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) as Director of Legislative Affairs and a Program Manager.Upon her retirement, Joanne joined BAE Systems as the Vice President, Deputy General Manager of Network Systems where she was responsible for operations and identifying strategic opportunities for new mission focus within the Intelligence Community.  Subsequently, she joined High Performance Technologies, Inc., as Chief Operating Officer. She then joined L-1 Identity Solutions as the Senior Vice President for Washington Operations, the leader in planning, developing and executing the Federal market strategy.  She was also a founder of NextFED, a strategic consulting firm.Joanne received numerous awards throughout her career including the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award, the National Intelligence Medal of Achievement, the CIA and NGA Distinguished Intelligence Medals and the DIA Director’s Award.