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Programs Committee
Co-Chair:  Allen Jones, Wolf Den Associates
Co-Chair:  Jon Williams, PilieroMazza

This committee is responsible for SECAF's calendar of events each year. The group focuses on obtaining the best speakers to address topics of immediate interest and concern for the SECAF membership and maintaining a balance of themes and topic areas throughout the year.  Members interested in supporting this important aspect of the organization by identifying and securing quality speakers and programming are encouraged to contact the chair via

Legislative & Regulatory Committee
Co-Chair: Eric Crusius, Holland & Knight
Co-Chair: Eric Vendt, Whiteford Taylor Preston, LLP

The mission of the committee is to raise the awareness of our members to the impact of pending or recently enacted legislation and regulations. This is achieved by analyzing various legislation and regulatory changes that would impact our membership base, and then providing timely communication of these matters and their impact to the members. The committee is also responsible for establishing strategic alliances with various government agencies and their Small Business Advocacy offices.

Marketing & Communications Committee
Co-Chair: Steve James, Integrated Systems Solutions
Co-Chair: Veronica Vannoy, Cordia Partners

The goals of this committee are two-fold: to promote the image of SECAF to local government contract related civic organizations and businesses; and to help with planning, organizing, directing and maintaining lines of communications with members, media and other professional groups and/or societies. Primary committee activities include media relations, social media initiatives, website updates, event announcements and support for the Annual Awards Gala.

Membership Committee
Co-Chair:  Adam Nalls, Virginia Partners Bank
Co-Chair:  Dana Fisher, Cordia Partners

This committee's mission is to grow SECAF through new member recruitment, continue the organization’s strong level of membership retention and provide optimal value to our members and their guests. The membership committee seeks proactive, responsive and energetic members who are willing and eager to provide fresh ideas in achieving our goals for growth and seeking new ways to expand  our member benefits. This committee's primary focus centers on making a difference in the organization's efforts to become "The Voice for the Small and Emerging Contractor.”

Awards Gala Committee
Scott Brezler, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
Cameron Hamilton, FON Corporate Finance, LLC
Zach Hauser, Atlantic Union Bank

This committee is responsible for all facets of SECAF’s Annual Awards Gala – from determining the criteria of the Government Contractor Awards to selecting the date and location to hosting the event.  Also included in their duties are organizing subsequent committees, addressing award nominations and judges, as well as chairing meetings related to the Awards Gala and keeping the Gala within time and financial budgets.

Sponsorship Committee
Chair: Chuck LaRock, JLL

If you are interested in joining a committee, please contact us at