Effective leadership at VersaTech, isn’t only about the bottom dollar and getting results. It’s about nurturing and promoting the strengths and talents of people and building teams committed to achieving common goals. Like any successful organization, VersaTech’s most effective leaders provide direction, inspiration, and guidance, as well as exhibit courage, passion, confidence, and commitment that will inspire and encourage others to do the same.
VersaTech’s leadership—whether at corporate, the managerial level or as a first-line supervisor—strives to provide the necessary tools and reinforces our core values that provides everyone with rewarding work in a positive, safe and supportive environment. But, it’s up to each one of us as individuals to embrace the culture we’re creating.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President
Jason Peay founded VersaTech in 2005 with a goal to solve problems using technology, and to create lasting relationships with both clients and employees by consistently following through on his commitments. Jason has a passion for innovation and a hands-on leadership style as demonstrated through his daily customer interactions and frequent ‘white-board’ sessions with staff and partners. Jason hold a B.S. in Entrepreneurial Business from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Radford University and sits on a number of professional boards, including Virginia Tech’s Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity (CEED) and the Howard Tech Council Board. Jason’s hard work and dedication has been recognized by SmartCEO as a three-time Award recipient, and Future 50 as a two-time Award recipient – He has also led VersaTech to five consecutive awards of INC 5000 (2014 – 2018).
Amy S. Thaler
Executive Vice President (EVP) of Operations
Amy joined VersaTech in 2019 and is a people leader, strategic visionary, and operational powerhouse. Amy has a history of achieving excellence in diverse environments. She has broad Human Resource experience with skill sin the resolution of complex HR matters, employee relations, resource requirements and structure, recruiting and retention, policy development and communication, creation of performance management systems, and implementation of new strategies. Amy demonstrates her leadership by rallying multi-disciplinary teams to perform through establishing critical path elements, clearly communicating expectations, caring for individual perspectives, and focusing on the organization’s strategic plan. Amy holds an MBA from the University of Southern California (USC) for Finance and Management Consulting.
Fletcher “Bud” Amos
Executive Vice President (EVP) of Growth
Bud is an accomplished, results-oriented Capture/Operations Executive with over 30 years of experience leading mission-focused complex organizations serving both Department of Defense (DoD) and Federal Civilian clients. Bud Joined VersaTech in 2019 to lead growth for the company. He has over 26 years of Profit and Loss (P & L) responsibility with a proven ability to win new business and expand revenue in diverse portfolios. Bud is a strong, “growth-driven”, business process advocate with experience analyzing business requirements to develop effective business-winning solutions, improve competitiveness, and optimize client offerings and delivery. He has a proven record of success by aligning operations and business development to achieve organizational goals. Bud attended Hampton University and holds a B.S. in Management.
Executive Vice President (EVP) of Delivery
Kevin Kess joined VersaTech in 2015 following a 33-year career in the Department of Defense (DoD) where he led billion-dollar Information Technology programs serving customers around the globe. His technical expertise, business management skill, and executive leadership contributes enormous value to VersaTech where he currently leads corporate operations and quality initiatives to include CMMI and ISO. His implementation of standardized processes and control mechanisms have directly contributed to VersaTech’s unparalleled growth, and his personal investment in his staff has empowered his team and directly contributed to VersaTech’s 98% retention rate.