Rebecca Andino

CEO

Rebecca has supported Federal agencies for 18 years, as a database developer, project manager, and currently as the founder and CEO of Highlight Technologies. She is passionate about developing and mentoring others, and delivering quality solutions to government customers. Rebecca has experience managing complex, high profile projects with diverse stakeholders and multiple dependencies, and has earned a reputation for making sure systems are delivered on-time and on-budget.

Rebecca is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and is Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundations certified. She has a B.S. in Linguistics from the University of Illinois, an M.S. in Computational Linguistics from Georgetown University, and an MBA from the George Washington University. She is co-chair of the AFCEA Small Business Committee, and is a member of Women in Technology and WashingtonExec. She volunteers as a mentor in the AFCEA and WIT Mentor-Protégé programs.

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and two kids.

Adam McNair

Chief Operating Officer

Adam has devoted his career to furthering the missions of the federal government and helping co-workers advance and thrive. Over the past 20 years, Adam has worked as a federal employee or industry partner at nearly every cabinet level agency. Drawing on that experience, he serves as Highlight’s Chief Operating Officer to oversee all aspects of service delivery, account management, and employee engagement. His daily focus is to ensure that we provide opportunities for our employees to thrive and for our customers to accomplish their missions for the nation.

Adam came to know Highlight almost 8 years ago, while leading a services organization for CACI. At CACI, he was instrumental in the launch of several career development programs while also successfully delivering highly complex programs for the Federal Government. Adam has also enjoyed successful tenures as the Federal Civilian Group President and Chief Administrative Officer at DMI.

Always active in efforts to foster collaboration between government and industry, Adam has been involved in leadership capacities to further the mission of government with ACT/IAC and WashingtonExec.

A native of the DC Metro area, Adam resides in Fairfax, Va and spends his spare time with his wife and two children.

Tracy Nguyen

Director of Finance and Accounting

Tracy has more than 17 years of combined experience in government contracting, non-profit organizations, and local governments. Her area of expertise includes accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, general ledger, budgeting, forecasting, tax & registrations, and financial reporting. Tracy also has strong knowledge in GAAP and FAR.

As the Director of Finance & Accounting for Highlight Technologies, Tracy is responsible for all aspects of accounting and financial operations. Prior to joining Highlight, Tracy held a 14-year career with ViON Corporation where she started as a Senior Accountant and rose to management level positions including Finance Director. Tracy has handled multiple accounting system implementations and recently implemented a new ERP system for Highlight.

She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance and a Master of Business Administration Degree in Accounting. Tracy continues to learn and advance in her profession.

Tracy also enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and taking yoga and Pilates classes.

Elaine Schlegel

Director of Contracts

Elaine has over 15 years of experience providing cradle-to-grave contract administration and management. As Highlight Technologies’ Director of Contracts, she is responsible for contract management and administration for all of Highlight’s prime and subcontract agreements, in addition to providing pricing and proposal support. She received the Above and Beyond President’s award in December 2009 and earned the President’s Award in both October 2005 and December 2015.

Elaine began her contracting career as an Acquisitions Analyst in support of the U.S. Navy Standard Missile Office (PMS 422) and has worked for various government contractors since, providing vital aid to the Department of Defense. Her previous employers include: AT&T Government Solutions, Sotera Defense, and InTec. She earned her BS in Business Administration and Organizational Management from Radford University and a Graduate Certificate in Government Contracts and Acquisitions from the University of Virginia.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, traveling, gardening, and watching her son play baseball.

Fiona Sityar

Human Resources Administrator

Fiona is Highlight’s Human Resources Administrator. Currently, she manages employee relations, benefits, compliance reporting, on-boarding, and employee orientation.

Fiona gained her experience supporting the HR departments of ScienceLogic and Comprehensive Health Services. She is a Cum Laude graduate of Christopher Newport University, where she majored in Psychology and minored in Business Management. Fiona participated in numerous activities and societies including Alpha Kappa Psi, a professional business fraternity, and Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology.

In her free time, she is an avid traveler and a big Nationals Baseball fan. As a Northern Virginia local, she enjoys taking advantage of all that the DC-Metro area has to offer with her family, friends, and two dogs.

Christopher McGrath

Director of Operations

Christopher has over 10 years of experience in the contracting services industry. As Highlight Technologies’ Recruiting and Project Manager, he is responsible for managing talent acquisition for all projects and contracts, as well as managing the talented staff at Highlight in order to achieve the government’s goals.

Christopher began his career in the staffing industry for an IT Services provider, helping Fannie Mae with their Reinstatement project in 2005. From there, he transitioned his career to the federal contracting industry as a Corporate Recruiter, supporting staffing efforts worldwide for the Department of Defense. This ultimately led him to a Project Manager position, where he led a security project for the Department of State.

Currently, Christopher is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and an Informational Technology Infrastructure Library (ITILv3) Professional.

Kevin Long

Vice President of Delivery

Kevin brings over 15 years of IT experience in both the commercial and Federal sectors at companies both large and small.  Prior to joining Highlight Kevin was a Vice President of Operations where he was responsible for executing contracts with Federal Civilian agencies including the Department of State, Department of Labor/Bureau of Labor Statistics, Department of the Interior, and the Department of Homeland Security/US Coast Guard. Kevin has also served in roles responsible where he was responsible for Business Development, Opportunity Capture and Solution and Proposal Development, but his most extensive experience is in developing customer relationships and delivering Software Development projects. Kevin has BA in Theater from Mary Washington College and a MS in e-Commerce from George Mason University as well as numerous industry certifications including ITIL and PMP.

Kevin acts as Vice President of Delivery for software development and modernization, where he works with customers and delivery teams to develop solutions that solve our customers’ problems.

Kevin enjoys mentoring and helping solve customers’ problems by making sure the right people are in the right place with the right tools. He hopes to bring his software development management experience to bear and solve more of the Federal Government’s problems. When not working, Kevin enjoys going to the theatre, sailing, and playing board games with his wife.