Our leaders and SMEs bring decades of private and public sector consulting experience to provide cutting-edge solutions to the challenges of today and beyond.

Our Executives

POUPAK AFSHAR

POUPAK AFSHAR

Chief Executive Officer

Hailing from California, Poupak Afshar spent the early part of her Washington career observing Federal Contractor customs and norms. She realized that DC badly needed an East Coast firm with a West Coast attitude, and soon Easy Dynamics was born.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/poupak-afshar-she-her-b7361822/
PIROOZ JAVAN

PIROOZ JAVAN

Chief Operating Officer

Pirooz Javan co-founded Easy Dynamics in 2007 and has been racing forward ever since. In his spare time, he races cars and works on halting the annexation of his mancave by his children.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/pirooz-javan-0516251/
MARK SCHMITT

MARK SCHMITT

Chief Growth Officer

Mark Schmitt has more than 25 years of public sector business development experience. When he isn't searching out ways to grow business for Easy Dynamics, he enjoys his early morning runs, cruising the waters around Virginia’s Middle Peninsula in his Boston Whaler, and spending quality time with his wife and three daughters.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/schmittmark/
PRANAV KOTHARE

PRANAV KOTHARE

Chief Information Officer

Coding is Pranav Kothare’s passion, and he appreciates all forms of science and technology. In his free time, Pranav enjoys keeping up to date on the latest topics in astrophysics, math, engineering, and motorsports.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/pranav-kothare/
MIKE BAME

MIKE BAME

Chief Financial Officer

Mike has over 25 years of experience as a CFO for Federal contractors. He enjoys working with small businesses to grow the business and expand the company in the Federal space.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-bame-66b99265/
KITTY KLAUS

KITTY KLAUS

Vice President of Contracts

Kitty Klaus is a federal acquisition policy maven in the GSA Schedule/IDIQ/GWAC arena. When not crusading for procurement reform, you will find her cooking up family feasts and promoting Loudoun viticulture.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kitty-klaus-5534a19/
ADAM MOUW

ADAM MOUW

Vice President of Business Development

Adam Mouw is enjoying the nonstop energy of a growing small business team. When not working late nights on proposals, he enjoys brewing beer and traveling the world with his family.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/adammouw/
SONIA WHITE

SONIA WHITE

Vice President of Human Resources

A DC native, Sonia White loves being responsible for taking care of the most important Easy Dynamics asset-the PEOPLE. They truly make it the most amazing place to work! Sonia keeps her world balanced and busy by having three dogs and three kids.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sonia-white-she-her-52258021/
GREG GORDON

GREG GORDON

Vice President and USDA Client Executive

Greg is passionate about client satisfaction and operational excellence. When not working with his team on continuous improvement, you will find him enjoying a National Park with his family or just getting out and experiencing nature.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/greg-gordon-pmp-itil-devops-ctbme-a417497/

Our Directors

RAY GAUSS

RAY GAUSS

Director of Innovation

As a technologist keen on Agile, cloud-native development leveraging standards and embracing open-source, Ray Gauss looks to cultivate opportunities for accelerators and product development at Easy Dynamics. Ray spends the rest of his time enjoying life with his family, cooking, and performing music.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/rgauss/
JEFFREY WOLTZ

JEFFREY WOLTZ

Director of IT

Jeff Woltz joined Easy Dynamics in its infancy and never looked back. When not architecting SharePoint solutions or perfecting his PowerShell abilities, Jeff can be found working on any number of home improvement projects. Of course his three young boys compete for his time as well.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeff-woltz-b958643/
JJ HARKEMA

JJ HARKEMA

Director of Digital Identity

JJ Harkema leads our fast-growing Digital Identity team. When he is not working with clients and partners to develop identity solutions, JJ enjoys exploring the DC region with his twin toddlers and planning their next family trip.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jharkema82/
BRET LAFRANCE

BRET LAFRANCE

Director of Business Development

Bret LaFrance has joined Easy Dynamics as a Director of Business Development across our public and private sector businesses. In his spare time, Bret will be found playing his guitar, singing, and sailing somewhere in the world with his ever expanding crew of family and friends.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bret-lafrance-08717214/
ED WELLS

ED WELLS

Director of Quality and Compliance

Ed is a solutions architect for Easy Dynamics leading their Quality and Compliance efforts, centering around measuring and controlling to achieve optimal outcomes and continual improvement. When he’s not at work he uses the same precision and attention to detail to consistently homebrew delicious beers, attempting to improve with every batch through meticulous measurements and lessons learned. Ed is also heavily interested in augmented reality and looks forward to the day when everyone has glasses giving them contextual information about their environment.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/edkwells/
RUAA HIKMAT

RUAA HIKMAT

Director of Talent Acquisition

Ruaa Hikmat leads our Talent Acquisition team and is passionate about acquiring talent for the Easy Dynamics team. She will scour the earth to find the talent for the team. Ruaa comes from a family of one brother and two sisters. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with husband, her son and her puppy named Remi. She enjoys dancing and painting. She also enjoys cooking her traditional Arabic food.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruaa-hikmat-329897a/