Our corporate structure as an ANC enables us to share many business and overhead functions with our sister companies within Koniag, Inc. Corporate resources readily available to KSS include human resources, contracting, recruiting, security, IT support, and financial and accounting functions. An additional benefit of this structure is the ability to draw on our sister companies’ successful experience, past performance, and body of knowledge to meet our customers’ needs.
Kevin Wideman, CEO
Mr. Wideman currently serves as President of Federal/Civilian Mission IT Solutions, for ASRC Federal. Mr. Wideman oversees operations and business development with a primary focus on Enterprise-Level Data Analytics for an organization doing $180M in annualized revenue supporting Federal Civilian Agencies and DoD Enterprise requirements His extensive background includes nearly 30 years of experience in strategic planning, information technology, program management and development, and systems engineering.
Before joining ASRC Federal, via acquisition, Mr. Wideman served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Vistronix, LLC. Mr. Wideman led the transformation of Vistronix from a graduating 8a business entity with $13M in annual revenues to a formidable small, then large business grossing nearly $200M in revenue prior to being acquired by ASRC Federal. Since joining ASRC Federal, he has brought in over $100M in direct awards in an 18-month period. Prior to joining Vistronix, Mr. Wideman served as Vice President of Information Systems Engineering with General Dynamics Network Systems where he managed strategic planning, and operational and business development activities for all business unit activities. He also served as Executive Vice President of Information Systems Engineering with SIGNAL Corporation and was responsible for managing the operation and business development activities for all GSA-related business, as well as oversaw work performed for other government and commercial clients.
Mr. Wideman holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from Temple University (Class of 1985). Mr. Wideman was the inaugural winner of the Sunoco Pathfinder Mentor Award presented for community leadership through the use of engineering to improve the quality of life for others. Mr. Wideman has passionately supported multiple charitable events and causes throughout his lifetime. As a former college athlete, Mr. Wideman still enjoys playing basketball and is an avid golfer.
Jon Panamaroff, Chief Compliance Officer and SVP
Jon Panamaroff serves as the Chief Compliance Officer & Senior Vice President for Koniag Government Services. He is responsible for the development, initiation, maintenance, and revision of policies & procedures for the general operation of the company to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct. He is also responsible for establishing and executing the company’s strategy for continued growth westward through strategic planning and corporate communication with a concentration on the Buy Indian Act.
Jon has spent his professional career in finance and Native American economic development working with/for Native-owned corporations, Community Development Financial Institutions, the Federal government, and banks. He has held such positions as the former President and CEO of Colville Tribal Solutions Corporation, Willapa Bay Enterprises Corporation and First Nations Oweesta Corporation, Northwest Zone Credit Manager for the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development- Division of Capital Investments at the Department of the Interior, Vice President at Native American Bank, and a Project Manager/Lead of the Program Management Office and IDIQ center at Koniag Services, Inc.
Jon grew up in Alaska on Kodiak Island and the Kenai Peninsula where he was a commercial fisherman & logger. He is an enrolled member of the Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak, Alaska and a Shareholder of Koniag, Inc.
Jon holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Business Administration and Psychology from Eastern Washington University (EWU). Jon also received a Masters of Public Administration from EWU where he was awarded a McNair Scholar Fellowship.
Denise Bailey, SPHR, SHRM-SCP – Chief Administrative Officer
Denise Bailey joined Koniag in August 2011 as Senior HR Manager for the Government Services Sector of companies. In this role, Ms. Bailey provides HR services such as HR consultancy, policy development, program development and implementation pertaining to all functions within the HR organization. Ms. Bailey works with other HR specialists in the Koniag family to drive corporate strategic projects in support of the sector and overall business plans.
Prior to joining Koniag, Ms. Bailey was the VP of HR and Operations for Washington Management Group where she worked with senior management to create and administer HR policies and procedures, directed recruiting, hiring, benefits and compensation practices for the organization. Prior to her role with WMG, Ms. Bailey was the VP of Finance & Administration for Federal Sources. In this position, Ms. Bailey directed and managed the organization’s financial and administrative activities and policies.
Ms. Bailey has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of Human Resources and operations. Ms. Bailey obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration from James Madison University and is a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources.
Steven Kutscher - Director of Contracts
Steven Kutscher joined Koniag Government Services (KGS) in 2018, as the Director of Contracts where he is responsible for the oversight and management of all contracts and subcontracts for the KGS family of companies. Prior to joining KGS, Steven was Director of Contracts at DynCorp International.
Steven has over 25 years of experience in Federal Government, commercial, and international contract management, financial analysis, and accounting. He has a demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple large, complex, and cleared Government Contracts, as well as, source selection acquisition, negotiation, and subcontract management. He has managed Contract and Pricing strategy for large multi-million dollar complex opportunities. Steven has supported the contracts function while working at small and large, multi-billion dollar companies.
Steven holds an M.B.A. and Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Virginia Tech and is an NCMA Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM).