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Who We Are

Our Leadership

Kevin M. Wideman - CEO

As CEO of Koniag Government Services, Kevin Wideman manages a portfolio of companies including Koniag Information Security Services Inc., Koniag Services, Inc., Koniag Technology Solutions, Inc., Koniag Management Solutions LLC, PacArctic LLC, Professional Computing Resources Inc., Tuknik Government Services LLC, Eagle Harbor Solutions LLC, Arlluk Technology Solutions LLC, Digitized Schematic Solutions Inc., XMCO Inc. and Kadiak, LLC. His extensive background includes nearly 30 years of experience in strategic planning, information technology, program management and development, and systems engineering.

Kevin joined KGS after most recently serving as President of Federal/Civilian Mission IT Solutions, for Vistronix, LLC, where he directed operations and business development for the largest division within their Information Services & Technology Operating Group. Mr. Wideman was also responsible for the transformation of Vistronix, LLC as Chief Operating Officer (COO), through its graduation from the 8(a) small business program, to a large competitive business with nearly $200M in annual revenue.

Mr. Wideman holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Temple University. He currently lives in Leesburg, VA with his wife Tracy and their two daughters Chanelle and Kiera. Mr. Wideman has passionately supported multiple charitable events and causes throughout his lifetime. As a former college athlete, Mr. Wideman still enjoys playing basketball and is an avid golfer.
 


Carl Buffington - Chief Growth Officer

As Chief Growth Officer for Koniag Government Services (KGS), Carl provides executive leadership to the team in collaboration of cross-functional teams, capabilities development, strategic growth both organically and acquisitively, and assists in the oversight and management including budgeting and strategic business partnerships.  Carl has over 20 years of experience in the technology space, including executive operational and business development / technology roles. 

Before joining KGS, Carl helped lead the strategic vision for coupling operational drivers, high caliber staff, and forward-facing technologies to meet customer needs in a $400M portfolio across Federal Intelligence, Civilian, National Security, and Health IT markets. Previously, he was the CEO and President of a software development company specializing in leading edge technology solutions for mobile, web, and cloud solutions.

Carl has a BS in Computer Information Systems and sits on the Board of Advisors for the University of Northern Colorado College of Business, his alma mater. He has also been an active participant in several Government/Industry organizations supporting innovation collaboration.

 


Denise Bailey, SPHR, SHRM-SCP - Chief Administrative Officer

Denise Bailey serves as the Chief Administrative Officer for Koniag Government Services.  In this role, Ms. Bailey manages the daily administrative operations of Human Resources, Recruiting, Facilities, Security and Contracts.  Ms. Bailey collaborates with colleagues to implement policies and develop improvements for the sector.  In addition, Ms. Bailey works with others in the Koniag family to drive corporate strategic projects in support of the sector and overall business plans.  Ms. Bailey joined Koniag Government Services in August 2011 as the Senior HR Manager.

Prior to joining Koniag, Ms. Bailey was the VP of HR and Operations for Washington Management Group where she worked with senior management to create and administer HR policies and procedures, directed recruiting, hiring, benefits and compensation practices for the organization.  Prior to her role with WMG, Ms. Bailey was the VP of Finance & Administration for Federal Sources.  In this position, Ms. Bailey directed and managed the organization’s financial and administrative activities and policies.

Ms. Bailey has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of Human Resources and operations.  Ms. Bailey obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration from James Madison University and is a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources.

 


Jon Panamaroff - SVP and Chief Compliance Officer

Jon Panamaroff serves as the Chief Compliance Officer & Senior Vice President where for Koniag Government Services.  He is responsible for the development, initiation, maintenance, and revision of policies & procedures for the general operation of the company to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct. He is also responsible for establishing and executing the company’s strategy for continued growth westward through strategic planning and corporate communication with a concentration on the Buy Indian Act.

Jon has spent his professional career in finance and Native American economic development working with/for Native owned corporations, Community Development Financial Institutions, the Federal government and banks. He has held such positions as the former President and CEO of Colville Tribal Solutions Corporation, Willapa Bay Enterprises Corporation and First Nations Oweesta Corporation, Northwest Zone Credit Manager for the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development- Division of Capital Investments at the Department of the Interior, Vice President at Native American Bank, and a Project Manager/Lead of the Program Management Office and IDIQ center at Koniag Services, Inc.

Jon grew up in Alaska on Kodiak Island and the Kenai Peninsula where he was a commercial fisherman & logger.  He is an enrolled member of the Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak, Alaska and a Shareholder of Koniag, Inc.

Jon holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Business Administration and Psychology from Eastern Washington University (EWU). Jon also received a Masters of Public Administration from EWU where he was awarded a McNair Scholar Fellowship.