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Anthony V. Junior, Ph.D

For over 15  years, Dr. Anthony Junior served as the Director of the Department of  the Navy’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority  Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program Office. During his tenure, Dr. Junior  developed the Navy/Marine Corps HBCU/MI strategic plan, issued program  guidance, and managed program implementation. His duties included  advocating, developing, budgeting, implementing, managing, evaluating,  and reporting on activities and programs that strengthen and support the  capabilities of HBCU/MIs to participate in Naval science and technology  research programs, STEM education programs, and contracting  opportunities. Additionally, he was appointed to serve on the Chief of  Naval Operations Executive Diversity Council to develop and execute the  Navy’s diversity and inclusion strategic plan.

As  the Office of Naval Research's (ONR) program manager for Science,  Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education and outreach and the  Navy’s recognized expert on HBCU/MIs, Dr. Junior successfully managed  contracts, grants, and budgets totaling $85 million invested annually in  STEM education programs. The STEM education programs annually impacted  over 100,000 students and faculty beginning with elementary, middle, and  high schools as well as undergraduate, graduate, and research faculty  development. In addition to the STEM education, Dr. Junior managed the  $45 million annual investment in basic and applied research and  education programs at HBCU/MIs. Dr. Junior’s holistic program management  strategy forged partnerships across multiple constituencies, including  Navy executive leadership, other federal agencies, colleges and  universities, industry, small businesses, Congressional committees,  minority institutions and their associated advocacy groups, and the  White House offices with oversight for program activities.

Dr. Junior also served as the Deputy Director for the ONR's Small and  Disadvantaged Business Utilization Office ($500M).  He served as the  Deputy Director for the Systems Engineering Division at the ONR, and Director of Computer Security at the ONR.

Dr. Junior earned his PhD in higher education from Jackson State University  in Jackson, Mississippi.  He possesses a Masters in Business  Administration and a B.S. in Business Administration.  He is a  DoD-certified acquisition professional (Contracting Officer and Program  Manager) and an industry-certified systems engineer and programmer.  He  successfully completed and received professional certifications from  Howard University's School of Business, Executive Coaching Program,  Hampton University's Executive Leadership Development Program,  Georgetown University's Government Affairs Institute, Seminar for  Executives on Legislative Operations, and the African American Board  Leadership Institute's BoardExec Leadership Seminar.  Dr. Junior served  on the Board of Trustees for Martin University, Indianapolis, IN, and  currently serves on the Board of Advisors for Howard University’s School  of Business, Executive Education Programs.  He is also a member of the  National Black MBA Association. Additionally, Dr. Junior serves as an  external reviewer for research and education programs proposals for the  National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Department of Energy Nuclear  Regulatory Commission (NRC).  As an adjunct instructor with Howard  University's School of Business, Executive Education Program, he teaches  strategic planning, leadership, organizational culture, and change  management.

Dr. Junior's exemplary performance was  consistently rewarded and recognized by the Navy's executive leadership.  He is the recipient of personal "challenge" coins from the Secretary of  the Navy, Ray Mabus (2010), Chiefs of Naval Operations, Admiral Gary  Roughhead (2009) and Admiral Jonathan Greenert (2011), Chairman Joint  Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Michael Mullen (2010), and the Commanding  Officer Naval Air Systems Command, Vice Admiral David Venlet (2007).  Dr. Junior's contributions were recognized by other organizations to include the:

Billion Dollar Roundtable - an organization comprised of companies who subcontract over $1B annually to small businesses (Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, etc.);

• Clinton Global Initiative;

• National Society of Black Engineers;

• Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities;

• George Washington University;

• American Association of State Colleges and Universities;

• Black Engineer of the Year- STEM- trailblazers 

• Alabama A&M Research Institute Lifetime Achievement award;

• Tennessee State University;

• Department of Commerce Nuclear Regulatory Commission;

• Who's Who registry of Executives and Professionals;

• North Carolina A&T University and others.


Margaret Daniels Tyler
Education Solutions Architect Managing Partner - THE TYLER GROUP, LLC

Margot Tyler is a leader who embraces change and new ideas.  She is both  reflective and action-oriented understanding that collaboration always  leads to the most creative outcomes.  Margot is a woman of principle who  takes pleasure, not in exercising power, but in seeing those around her  succeed and flourish. She finds her joy in problem-solving, and believes  that to lead is to serve.

Margot has created numerous field-building initiatives along the education lifecycle--from  high school to corporate careers--developing a broad range of inventive  delivery systems through multiple leverage points to improve access,  success and opportunity.  Her career portfolio includes providing  strategic and tactical guidance to the management of the Bill & Melinda  Gates Foundation’s $2B investments in scholarships, and working to  advance college completion goals by reducing barriers to post-secondary  attainment for young adults of poverty and color.

Previously, she served as UNCF Vice President and Executive Director of the Gates  Millennium Scholars Program, Manager of Global Diversity for the BCSS  initiative at McKinsey & Company Inc. one of the world’s preeminent  management consulting firms, Chief of Staff to the President of Norfolk  State University, and in several positions over almost two decades at  the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) including Director of  Masters Admission for the Sloan School of Management and Associate Dean  of Graduate Education.

A graduate of the Harvard  University John F. Kennedy School of Government with a Master of Public Administration degree, and Boston University with a Bachelor of Science  Degree in Education, Margot completed the MIT Sloan School Executive  Management Program.  She was also conferred a Doctorate of Humane Letters  honoris causa by both the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore, and  Loyola University of Chicago. Appointed Dean-in-Residence for the  Council of Graduate Schools at the National Center for Higher Education, her research resulted in two publications: Voices and Visions of  Success in the Pursuit of the PhD, and a companion document, Catalyst  for Success: The Summer Research Opportunity Program. More recently she  published an article in the Special 10th Anniversary Issue of Leader to  Leader Journal entitled, Creating an Incubator for Global Leadership.

Margot  has served on a number of governmental advisory bodies advancing STEM  education, including several for the National Science Foundation: the  National Advisory Council for Broadening Participation in STEM  managed by the American Institute for Research, the IGERT National  Recruitment Program Advisory Committee, and the NATO Postdoctoral  Fellowship Program Review Committee. She has also served on Special  Emphasis Panels and Invitational Workshops for the NIH, NIEHS, and the  Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences.

Strategic Consulting Network, Inc. (SCN), based in Washington, DC, specializes in consulting services for businesses,  government, academic institutions, and non profit organizations. We  have the expertise that will grow your business and your enterprise. Our  company is very responsive and aims to deliver the best results possible through comprehensive strategies.

The  SCN team is comprised of dedicated professionals with many years of  experience in their respective fields.  In addition to the SCN principals, clients are served through a database of professionals with  credentials and experience gained through years of practice and  study.  SCN utilizes strategic partnerships with other businesses and  organizations to ensure you, our client, receives effective  representation that addresses your opportunities and challenges and propels your organization to successful outcomes.

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