Designation: Program Advisers

Bob Korzeniewski had a 25+ year career in high tech as a finance executive. Previously VP of Finance for SAIC, CFO of Network Solutions and EVP of Corporate Development for VeriSign. Bob transitioned (retired) from the corporate world 13 years ago and has been focused 100% on the non-profit sector with a primary focus of leading the amazing team at CNM. Bob has had over 5,000 one-on-one coffee meetings in the last 10 years and enjoys providing advice around all aspects of the transition process – with a particular focus on networking and interviewing.

Ms. Linda Gray is a Native Washingtonian with an extensive 29-year career in Human Resources in the federal government. She has served in various leadership roles in seven federal agencies to include the Federal Aviation Administration; Transportation Security Administration; U.S. Customs and Border Protection; the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Defense, and the Small Business Administration. She is currently a senior executive at the Environmental Protection Agency where she serves as a human resources consultant as the Workforce Development Executive in the Office of Land Emergency Management (OLEM).

Her human resources experience includes strategic leadership of all policy, planning, and oversight activities associated with human resources programs and policies, to include: recruitment and staffing; training and development; diversity and inclusion; labor and employee relations; workforce planning; retirement and benefits, policy and accountability; and worklife programs. Some of her human resources highlights include: transforming and streamlining the frontline hiring process; instituting process improvements in all area of human resources through technology; and standing up a benefits operations center. Ms. Gray recently had the opportunity to serve on a detail at Bowie State University where she mentored and led the next generation of federal employees and leaders. She taught various sessions on leveraging strengths and aligning majors to federal employment.

She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Justice from The American University. Ms. Gray is also a graduate of the Senior Managers in Government course at The Harvard Kennedy School. She also holds certifications in Emotional Intelligence; MBTI (Myers Briggs); The DISC; FourSight; Stephen Covey’s Leading Across Generations; The seven Habits of Effective Leaders; Leading at the Speed of Trust; CliftonStrengths and Executive Coaching; She also led the development of several leadership development sessions and workshops utilizing CliftonStrengths; FourSight and MBTI. Ms. Gray is the CEO and President of The ”L” Group, LLC, a consultation service providing training, consulting, coaching, and leadership development. She is also a certified member of the John Maxwell Leadership Team.

 

 

Angela Freeman is an experienced Human Resources professional having served more than 25 years in progressively responsible senior management positions in the Federal government and several HR leadership positions in the private sector. She has served in Senior Executive Service positions directing the full range of human capital management programs and has had the unique opportunity to serve as a HR expert for each branch of Federal service managing and developing diverse staffs and building team-oriented workplace cultures, leading strategic human resource management programs and resources to maximize proficiency and improve program effectiveness while supporting the agency mission.

She holds a master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Marymount University and professional certifications from the University of South Florida, (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion), the Society for Human Resources Management (Senior Professional in HR), WorldatWork (Certified Compensation Professional) and as a Federal Workplace Mediator with the Northern Virginia Mediation Service.

Angela is also committed to civic and community service and previously served as the Managing Director for a private sector Foundation. She currently serves a member of the Leadership Development Committee and as Co-Chairman for the Mentorship Program Committee for an international women’s organization. She has also served as a coach and mentor to many individuals helping them to understand the federal hiring process, increase their competitiveness and achieve their career goals.