Executive Management

Great Solutions Require a Great Team
  • L.C. Chong
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    Chong (L.C.) Yi

    • Chief Executive Officer

    LC Yi, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, brings a rich history of over 35 years in business ownership, expansion, and operation. With a keen focus on company growth, marketing, and business development, LC oversees critical business units and key relationships, steering Accelera towards unprecedented success.

    Before Accelera, LC's journey spanned diverse industries, from managing family businesses to catalyzing sales growth in companies like Golfdom and Washington Golf Centers. His work with major clients — including Fortune 500 executives and high-level military and global leaders — laid a solid foundation for his ventures into the financial management and technology sectors.

    LC's technology career took off at UUNET Technologies in 2000, where his efforts significantly contributed to the expansion of one of the largest data center clusters in Northern Virginia. His consultative approach has enabled strategic decisions in data center infrastructure, security, and professional services, marking him as a visionary in technology and business leadership.

    As a pivotal figure at Accelera, LC's primary focus remains on propelling the company's growth, enhancing marketing strategies, and fortifying business development and compliance.

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    Steve Weiss

    • President

    Steve Weiss, as President, has been at the helm of Accelera for the past eight years, guiding the company through a crucial transformation towards specialized high-value professional services and consulting. His leadership in key areas such as Cloud Modernization, ServiceNow, Cyber Security, and Identity and Access Management has been central to Accelera's strategic development and continued success.

    Before assuming leadership at Accelera, Steve dedicated a decade to CACI International as Executive Vice President of Government Business Operations and Corporate Ombudsman. His extensive career also spans 18 years at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), where he achieved the position of Senior Vice President. Steve's career began as an Air Force Contracting Officer, where he accrued 22 years of distinguished service in both active duty and reserves.

    A recognized authority in Government Contracting, Steve's contributions have been pivotal to enhancing the growth and operational efficiency of both emerging and established businesses. His commitment to workforce development and fostering a culture of ethics, integrity, and character is unwavering.

    At Accelera, Steve applies his comprehensive expertise and visionary leadership to further the company's standing as a leader in technological innovation and service excellence. His dedication ensures Accelera continues to meet the evolving demands of its clients, fostering an environment of growth, innovation, and integrity.

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  • Greg Dyer
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    Greg Dyer

    • Chief Operating Officer

    Greg Dyer, Chief Operating Officer, has a distinguished two-decade history of enhancing operational excellence and strategic growth across the technology sector. As Managing Partner for Spinvi, he led the company to notable achievements, including "America's Best Startup Employers" by Forbes Magazine, first place in Seaport-e and Seaport NxG small business obligations, and a top 3 contractor position for NIWC Atlantic. His leadership culminated a successful acquisition of Spinvi, marking a significant milestone in his career.

    Before his achievements at Spinvi, Greg held influential roles at Bowhead, Booz Allen Hamilton, and CACI. As an Executive Director at CACI, he was instrumental in developing operational growth strategies that solidified his reputation as a leader adept at navigating complex business landscapes and achieving tangible results.

    Following Spinvi, Greg transitioned to Aspetto, Inc., where, as Chief of Strategy & President of Government Services, he was instrumental in launching a new government services division. This strategic move diversified Aspetto’s portfolio and fueled significant growth, leading to its recognition on the INC.5000 list of America's Fastest-Growing Companies three years in a row.

    At Accelera, Greg leverages his vast expertise to bolster the company's prowess in cloud modernization, cybersecurity, and digital transformation. His focus on operational efficiency and strategic growth positions Accelera as a leader in tech innovation for public and private sectors.

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    Terrill Andrews

    • Executive Vice President

    As a founding partner of Accelera Solutions, Terrill Andrews has been instrumental in shaping the company's success from its inception. With a robust background in software engineering, he initially spearheaded the management and delivery of numerous software development projects, establishing a solid foundation for Accelera's technological advancements.

    In his current role as Executive Vice President, Terrill oversees project management and process improvement within Accelera's service delivery business. His extensive experience encompasses the full spectrum of project lifecycles, employing standard project management methodologies to ensure excellence in execution. Terrill's expertise is not limited to project management; it also includes business analysis, requirements gathering, application architecture design, system testing, and implementation.

    Under his leadership, Terrill manages some of Accelera’s most complex and challenging service delivery projects. His dedication to process improvement and project management excellence has significantly contributed to Accelera's reputation for delivering high-quality, innovative solutions to its clients. Terrill's visionary leadership and commitment to excellence continue to drive Accelera forward, reinforcing its position as a leader in the field of service delivery and project management.

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  • Tim Seigel
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    Tim Siegel

    • Vice President of Business Operations

    Tim Siegel, Vice President of Business Operations, brings a wealth of experience from over 35 years in the defense contracting industry. His dedication to delivering professional services, technology solutions, and intelligence systems has been crucial in addressing the needs of DoD and Federal customers. Leading the Contracts, Federal Sales, and Capture and Proposal functions, Tim ensures the creation of exceptional proposals and strategic plans that precisely meet technical and pricing requirements, underlining his pivotal role in Accelera's success.

    Known for his ability to foster collaborative environments, Tim excels in building partnerships across the industry and with clients, contributing significantly to operations and business development leadership. His tenure at Accelera is marked by his hands-on approach to P&L management for major business units, driving them towards sustained success and growth.

    Before his engagement with Accelera, Tim served as Senior Vice President at AECOM, where he led the Defense Services Sector with distinction. His career also includes a significant tenure as Senior Vice President at CACI, where he was instrumental in delivering a broad spectrum of services ranging from intelligence and operations to engineering and information technology.

    At Accelera, Tim applies his extensive expertise to improve operations and drive growth through innovative strategies. His focus on strategic partnerships fuels Accelera's success in the competitive defense contracting arena.

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    Amanda Zarlenga

    • Director of Human Resources

    Amanda Zarlenga, Director of Human Resources, brings over 17 years of dedicated experience in HR within the government contracting and technology sectors. Her expertise spans employee relations, talent acquisition, and compliance, making her a pivotal part of Accelera's leadership team. Amanda earned her Bachelor of Science in Management from George Mason University and has furthered her professional qualifications with certifications as a SHRM-CP and Professional in Human Resources (PHR).

    Since joining Accelera in 2012, Amanda has been instrumental in shaping the company’s HR strategies, focusing on developing a strong organizational culture that attracts, retains, and develops top talent. Her efforts in talent management and compliance have significantly contributed to Accelera’s growth and success, ensuring the company remains a competitive and desirable place to work.

    Amanda's leadership in Human Resources underlines Accelera Solutions' commitment to excellence and innovation. Her strategic approach to HR management supports the company’s objectives, fostering a work environment that values collaboration, professional development, and employee satisfaction.

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  • Greg Farias, MBA
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    Greg Farias, MBA

    • Controller

    Greg Farias, Controller, is a seasoned professional with a track record of delivering results in dynamic business environments. With a Master of Business Administration from Loyola University, Maryland, and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Strayer University. Greg has more than 20 years of Accounting and Finance experience with fifteen years focused on government contract accounting joining Accelera Solutions, Inc., in 2009.

    Throughout his career, Greg has held key leadership positions in prominent organizations, including Accelera Solutions, Inc., Sourcefire, Inc., and Thinq Learning Solutions, Inc. His roles have encompassed a wide range of responsibilities, from financial reporting and compliance to team leadership and strategic planning. Notably, Greg played a pivotal role in guiding Sourcefire, Inc. through a successful IPO, demonstrating his expertise in navigating complex financial landscapes.

    With a keen eye for detail and a passion for efficiency, Greg has consistently driven process improvements and implemented best practices to optimize financial performance. His commitment to excellence extends beyond the balance sheet, as he prioritizes fostering collaborative relationships and empowering his team to achieve their full potential.