Lee B. Washington, Jr.
President & CEO
Lee Washington is President and Chief Executive Officer at VIATEQ Corporation. Lee is responsible for the overall direction and leadership of VIATEQ, including establishing and presenting its strategic goals and objectives. His vision and guidance drive VIATEQ’s performance and culture. Lee manages and directs the day-to-day operations which includes management over the operational aspect of each department, including Human Resources, Operations, IT, Finance, Contracts and Business Development.
Lee attended Tufts University and the University of Pittsburgh. He is originally from Pittsburgh, PA, and is an avid fan of all their professional sports teams, especially the Steelers.
Chief Strategic Officer
Paul Argy is an seasoned executive in the area of diversified business advisory and accounting services to clients across a variety of industries; including government contracting, technology, manufacturing, real estate, nonprofit organizations, and other service businesses.
Paul brings over 30 years of experience in this industry. Before his role with VIATEQ, Paul was Senior Partner and National Director for the Center of Government Contracting Excellence at BDO, USA LLP. Prior to this position, he was a founder as well as CEO and President of Argy, Wiltse and Robinson, which he saw evolve from a start-up to the top 100 firms nationally measured by firm revenue. The firm was purchased by BDO in 2012. Prior to forming his company, Paul had a 10-year career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), where he left as a senior manager specializing in Government Contracting and Technology in their middle market specialty group, Comprehensive Practice Services.
Director of Strategic Accounts
John possesses a 20-year proven track record in both top and bottom line growth as a General Manager, and over 25+ years in information technology in the DMV area. Over his career, he has had direct involvement and oversight in the hiring of thousands of IT, Accounting and Finance, and Procurement consultants. He has had ultimate responsibility for client satisfaction in over $800 million dollars of consulting services over his career.
Additionally, John has been the successful GM of three start-ups: founder and General Manager of a highly profitable technology consulting practice, growing it to more than $50 million in annual sales. Before that, he was the GM of a privately held staffing firm and grew it from $1.1 million to $8 million in less than 2 years. Most recently, John founded Achieve-it LLC, which sold to VIATEQ in 2016.
John has a B.A. degree from Columbia College of Columbia University in NYC and looks forward to the day when the Columbia Lions win an Ivy League Football Championship!
Director of Operations
Kevin Williams is the Director of Operations at VIATEQ Corporation, where he has devoted the last five years overseeing the day-to-day operations at VIATEQ. Kevin ensures VIATEQ’s financial targets are identified and met, customer satisfaction is monitored and maintained, and communication channels are effectively maintained between the various VIATEQ department heads as well as the President and CEO.
With more than 17 years overseeing software development programs with CACI, Inc. for a variety of federal government customers including the Department of State, OPM, FBI, and IRS, Kevin has developed an exceptional background in people and program/project management based on excellent interpersonal communications and an ability to make the best possible use of his extensive personal network.
Kevin attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the University of Pittsburgh, and Washington Adventist University. Kevin has a B.S. in Organizational Management and PMP certified by the Project Management Institute. A native of Pittsburgh, PA, he currently lives in Springdale, MD, and is a lifelong supporter of his hometown Pittsburgh Steelers.
Director of Business Development
Mr. Luis Nino currently serves as VIATEQ's Director of Business Development. Mr. Nino was formerly a career diplomat and President of Eagle Tech Corp, an IT solutions provider specializing in cybersecurity. He recently completed the Emerging Leaders Program sponsored by the Small Business Administration (SBA), and received an Executive Certificate in Business Administration.
Mr. Nino holds an International Relations degree from the Central University of Venezuela, an International Negotiations Certificate from the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the Institute of Higher International Studies (IHEI), and a M.A. in International Affairs from Georgetown University.
In his spare time, Mr. Nino actively works on the Board of Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), a non-profit he created to promote entrepreneurship of young people in the Americas. He is also a regular columnist of “El Tiempo Latino," a Spanish partner to the Washington Post.
Dennis Dunston is a native from the Empire State of New York. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and a minor in Computer Science from Hampton University in Virginia.
With over 20 years of experience, Mr. Dunston's expertise includes: A full understanding and application of the federal acquisition regulations (FAR); Review and preparation of all the required paperwork for a solicitation (RFP, RFQ, Task Orders), teaming agreements, sub contracts, contract modifications, and procurement vehicles (GSA Schedule, 8(a) Certifications, HUBZones); Design and development of strategic plans to identify which federal agencies to market to; and the facilitation of meetings between federal buyers and stakeholders.
Mr. Dunston takes full advantage of the numerous tourist attractions (Air & Space Museum, Arena Stage, Kennedy Center) here in the Washington D.C. metro area. He also volunteers at his local church to help mentor youth and feed the homeless.