Mr. Montes joined Magellan Federal/AFSC in 2018 and became CEO of its business in March 2019. His job is to bring Magellan Federal/AFSC’s substantial capabilities in behavioral and specialty health to DOD and Federal customers. His mission is to improve and support the well-being of our nation’s civilian employees, our men and women in uniform, and their families.
Mr. Montes is accountable for the delivery of services on federal Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), Human Performance and Military Family Life programs for all branches of the military, and DOD/VA Workforce Management and Transition programs. Mr. Montes develops strategic and operational plans to optimize and improve services to all clients and provides overall leadership and guidance for a team of over 3,000 professionals. He holds himself ultimately responsible for the quality and efficiency of all work performed and services delivered to Magellan Federal/AFSC clients.
Prior to joining Magellan Federal/AFSC, Mr. Montes was Program Director for the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services Eligibility Support (CMS-ES) contract. In this capacity, he led a large operation spanning seven states and 4,000 contract employees. This team’s efforts helped millions of Americans obtain health insurance. His experience and thought leadership in running large scale government programs has helped Magellan Federal/AFSC expand its reach in serving additional agencies and constituents. Most importantly, he maintains an unyielding commitment to public service and a collaborative approach to engaging employees, customers, and business partners.
Mr. Montes holds a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy, an M.B.A. from Georgetown University, and recently retired from the U.S. Navy Reserve. He has logged over 2000 hours and 400 carrier landings in the F-18 Hornet.
In his role as CFO, Mr. Baker’s key focus areas are financial planning and analysis, performance management, strategic planning, and supporting our business retention and growth initiatives. Mr. Baker is a performance-driven, senior-level financial leader with a strong track record of increasing financial accountability for organizations. With nearly 20 years of professional experience, most of which has been in the federal marketplace, he brings to Magellan his passion for strategy and innovation - both key elements in achieving our growth objectives. Mr. Baker is a licensed CPA and received a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Baltimore, Merrick School of Business. Mr. Baker has offices in both our Columbia, Maryland and Arlington, Virginia locations.
Mr. Uchello has served both large and small organizations in a variety of operational and functional leadership roles that have focused on providing quality services to federal government clients. He has led large-scale IT, business process outsourcing, management consulting, strategy, and change management programs over the past 30 years at companies such as Serco, General Dynamics, and Accenture. His experience includes the successful pursuit of very large defense and civilian agency contracts and deep operational experience with responsibility for over $350M and over 3,500 employees. Mr. Uchello earned his B.A. in Philosophy from the University of New Orleans and an Executive Certificate in International Management from Thunderbird (The Garvin School of Global Management).
Ms. Lyle is an innovative and results-driven human resources leader and strategist with broad functional and operational experience across all phases of the employee life cycle in federal contracting environments, including: talent acquisition, compensation, employee and labor relations, benefits and wellness programs, and talent management. She is able to apply broad knowledge of federal contracting regulations and labor law in the development of HR strategy, company policies, and processes. Her work experience includes over 30 years in human resources with federal contractors at the headquarters and division levels to include GTE Government Systems (acquired by General Dynamics), SAIC, BDM (acquired by TRW/Northrop Grumman), and QinetiQ North America (acquired by Vencore). Ms. Lyle is a strategic partner for cost-conscious process improvement and change management initiatives that achieve business objectives to include the adoption of new HRM systems, such as Workday.
Colonel (US Army Ret) Donald Bartholomew brings extensive military and corporate experience, having managed more than 50 contracts during his nine years with AFSC, including major contract vehicle changes, transitioning over 600 contracted staff at more than 65 locations worldwide. He spent 27 years of service with the U.S. Army in Human Resources where he was responsible for the professional development and training of over 100K Active and Reserve Component Human Resource Soldiers. Col (R) Bartholomew has held senior management positions in various organizations to include Recruiting and Special Operations organizations. He has developed and executed strategic long-term visions for the highest level of HR within the Army, as well as developed measurable project plans in a war-time theater of operations. Col (R) Bartholomew is responsible for AFSC’s prosecution of the Human Resources Solutions IDIQ vehicle valued at $6B.
Mr. Clouse is the Program Director of the Navy Fleet & Family Support Program (FFSP) Global Staffing Support Contract and has supported it since 2015. From June 2010 to June 2015, he served as Program Manager for the Program Analysis and Evaluation Management Services Contract for the Army Center for Substance Abuse Programs within Headquarters, Department of the Army. He served on active duty in the U.S. Navy for more than 30 years. His career spanned various operational assignments including shore tours in Italy, California, Washington D.C., and shipboard tours aboard USS Orion, USS Deyo, USS Simon Lake, and USS La Salle. He served tours as Command Master Chief for USS La Salle Sixth Fleet Flag Ship, Naval Support Activity Naples, Commander Navy Region Europe-Africa-Southwest Asia, and Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. He retired in June 2010 while working in the Pentagon as the Command Master Chief for the Chief of Naval Operations. In January 1999, he graduated from the Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 85) with distinguished honors. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Summa Cum Laude) and a Master of Science in Business Management (Summa Cum Laude).
Here is a comprehensive snapshot of the most recent survey of Magellan Federal/AFSC employees.
98.7% have a good understanding of our mission and 99.6% are aligned with our core values
96.9% see their job as important to our special mission
96.9% are willing to give extra effort to help us succeed
89.3% are satisfied with Magellan Federal/AFSC as their employer and
65.1%are EXTREMELY satisfied
Based on a response rate of 49.2%.