Leadership Team

Elaine Schlegel

Vice President of Contracts

Elaine has over 21 years of experience providing cradle-to-grave contract administration and management. As our Vice President of Contracts, she is responsible for contract management and administration for all of Highlight’s prime and subcontract agreements and providing pricing and proposal support. She received the Above and Beyond President’s award in December 2009 and earned the President’s Award in 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 Jacobs Engineering, AT&T Government Solutions, Sotera Defense Solutions, and InTec. 

She earned her B.S. 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 attending her children’s sporting events. When Elaine was younger, she thought she would become a nurse and even started college as a nursing major, but she changed her mind after year one.