Company

Coley is a verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) committed to developing innovative solutions that enhance government performance.

Quick Facts About Us

  • Founded in 2001
  • Voted Best Places to Work Five Years Straight!
  • Certifications: VA Verified SDVOSB, Certified Project Management Professionals, Microsoft Certified Professionals, Veterans Institute of Procurement Alumni
  • Awards: AVA Digital Awards, Horizon Awards, Communicator Awards, Hermes Creative Awards Learn more
  • NAICS: 541430, 541511, 541512, 541519, 541611, 541612, 541613, 541990, 611420, 611430, 611710
  • Multiple Contract Vehicles
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Since Coley's beginning, our creative thinking, innovative use of technologies and collaborative approach has enabled us to offer superior training, performance, and information technology solutions to Government organizations.

Our team is fully invested in our customer's goals and aim to always exceed their expectations because we understand that our customer's trust must be earned and never taken for granted.

Our Core Values

  • Growth
    • We believe that we must continuously innovate and grow professionally to deliver the superior service we desire for our customers.
    • Our team members thirst for continuous growth professionally, emotionally, and spiritually in order to better serve our customers.
  • Optimism
    • Our can-do attitude and relentless focus on positive outcomes enable us to see solutions to challenges others may miss.
    • We believe we can change the world for the better and thrive on solving and overcoming challenges that create win-win situations.
  • Respect
    • We treat others with respect and act with integrity that gives others reason to respect us.
    • We demonstrate respect through our actions as we interact with our:
      • Customers
      • Teammates
      • Profession
      • and Ourselves
  • Excellence
    • We believe that anything worth doing is worth doing well and that focus on the details make the difference.
    • We pursue excellence in all that we do and continuously innovate to improve and achieve better results for our customers, our partners, and ourselves.
  • Accountable
    • We hold ourselves to a high standard and believe that we are accountable to our customers, partners, and each other to deliver on our promises.
    • We believe it starts with individualv accountability— being the best that we can be by exceeding expectations and living Coley’s corporate values daily.
  • Love
    • We are passionate about what we do and take pride in every aspect of our work.
    • We hire and work with people who share our passion for doing great things with a focus on helping others.

Our values reflect who we are as people and guide our approach to working with others. Every member of the Coley team embraces and lives these values every day. We are committed to “G.O. R.E.A.L.”

GO REAL poster. G-growth. O-optimism. R-respect. E-Excellence. A-Accountable. L-love.

G – Constant quest to grow professionally, emotionally, & spiritually
O – Can-do attitude with positive outcomes
R – Respect for our work, ourselves, & others
E – Pursuit of excellence in all we do
A – Demanding the best from ourselves & each other
L – Passion for making a positive difference

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Leadership

Our Management Team has extensive government and industry experience and is committed to delivering innovative solutions that make a positive difference for our customers, Veterans, and our world around us.

Jack Coley

President / CEO

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Jack has over 40 years’ experience transforming Military, Government, and Corporate entities into world-class organizations. He is an Air Force Veteran, results-driven executive, and successful entrepreneur that thrives in driving innovation and change in and across organizations.

He has advised small, start-up companies as well as multi-billion dollar corporations and Government organizations on a broad range of areas, including business strategy, strategic communications, business development, government contracting, supply chain management, change management, workforce training and development, start-up operations, process automation, and organizational culture.

As President and CEO of Coley Associates, Inc., Jack drives overall business strategy and execution across its two divisions, Coley GTS, LLC and Coley Government Contract Services, LLC. Since founding Coley & Associates in 2001, he has led the company to double-digit annual growth and expanded business to Government and Corporate clients throughout the United States.

Jack has a proven record of success in Government, Corporate and entrepreneurial environments. His philosophy is to serve with integrity, authenticity, and passion. As a retired Air Force Veteran, Jack is committed to developing solutions that serve our military Veterans. He is a member of Vistage International, a CEO advisory group providing advice and support to other CEOs.

He received his MBA with Honors from Webster University and a BS with distinction from Wayland Baptist University.

Michael Meadows

Senior Vice President

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As Senior Vice President, Michael is responsible for leading and managing Coley’s Government Services division by overseeing the delivery of innovative solutions that exceed our customers' expectations on schedule and under budget.

Michael's career includes more than 25 years of varied program/project management, software development, training technologies and product management experience with industry leaders, such as Southwest Research Institute, IBM, Rare Medium, ICx Technologies and GlobalSCAPE. He has held roles as Principal Engineer, Program Manager and Director.

He has successfully managed programs with geographically dispersed, multi-disciplinary teams for both government and commercial clients. Michael has been certified by the Project Management Institute as a Project Management Professional.

Michael received his B.S. in Computer Engineering, cum laude, from the University of California, San Diego, and M.E. in Engineering Management from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Jim Vinarskai

Senior Associate

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Jim assists with implementing Coley's business development strategies targeting federal, state and local government. Using his 35 years of experience in federal government and private industry, Jim helps develop new business strategies, identifies new opportunities, and develops teaming relationships.

Prior to joining Coley in 2001, Jim held a senior position at USAA's Information Technology Company, ITCO, where he worked with ITCO leadership in promoting and integrating new technology enterprise-wide, which required business planning, marketing, and management studies and analysis. Prior to USAA, Jim held various leadership positions with the Department of the Air Force and Department of the Army where he developed experience in management, strategic and technology planning, engineering, technology transfer, business development, research and analysis, and marketing. Jim has had a progressively challenging and highly diversified career. He has held positions as an engineer, operations research analyst, technology and business planner, technology manager, business developer, and senior executive.

Mr. Vinarskai received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering in Bioengineering from the University of Nebraska and his B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from North Dakota State University.

John Rosenwald

Vice President, Business Development

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As Vice President, John leads the company's business growth through the identification, pursuit and capture of opportunities across the breadth of Coley’s solutions.

John's career includes nearly 30 years of systems engineering, field support engineering, engineering management, program management, acquisition support and business development success in the Aerospace and Defense Industry. He started his career with 16 years as a civilian electronics engineer with the US Air Force Automatic Test Systems Product Group Management office and continued in various program management and business development roles at Racal Instruments. He supported domestic and international product development and business strategy formation with EADS North America (now Airbus) and Textron Systems.

John earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering, cum laude, from the Texas A&M University, Kingsville; graduated from the Air Force Institute for Technology Software Engineering Development Program; and the USAF Squadron Officers School.

Janet E. Williams, Ph.D.

Director, Human Capital Performance Consulting

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Dr. Janet E. Williams is a strategically focused executive with over 25 years of experience in Government and private industry. As Director, Human Capital and Performance Consulting, Janet is responsible for developing and delivering human capital solutions that help our customers create high-performing organizations.

She is an Organizational change agent with over 20 years of progressive experience in public sector workforce development, organizational development and training.

Dr. Williams received a BS in Accounting from Hampton University, a Masters of Business Administration from Troy State University and has earned a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Leadership; from Walden University.

Jackie Brown, Ph.D.

Senior Instructional Systems Designer

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Dr. Jackie Brown is a dedicated educator with over 22 years of experience in both K-12 and adult education. She has been a University faculty member and administrator and has developed and taught numerous courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

As Coley’s senior instructional systems designer, Dr. Brown has responsibility to drive innovation in educating and training our customer’s workforces. She offers strong experience with online and distance learning, educational technology, research, and curriculum development and instructional design. She has been a conference presenter and invited speaker on a national level and is the author of several articles.

Dr. Brown received her BA in Elementary Education from University of Minnesota-Morris, a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Educational Leadership from Bethel College, and a Ph.D. in Post-Secondary and Adult Education from Capella University.

Awards

We believe that recognition received by Coley is a result of the collective efforts of our talented staff whose day to day efforts are the source of such well-deserved attention.

AVA Digital Awards Gold Winner logo and statue

AVA Digital Awards Gold Winner

Customer Relationship Management Unified Desktop Training, Smart Burst™

Coley was selected from more than 2,100 entrants and received a Gold Award for its work to design and develop an engaging eLearning course titled, "Customer Relationship Management Unified Desktop Training" for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Relationship Management program office. Coley was also awarded for the design and creation of its Smart Burst™ training video designed to deliver information in short, animated video bursts.

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Communicator Awards Winner

Smart Burst™, Coley Holiday Card, GCS Brochure

Coley was selected from more than 6,000 entrants and honored with a Gold Communicator Award for its work on the design and creation of its Smart Burst™ training video, 2014 Holiday Card, and a Silver Award for the design and creation of its Government Contract Solutions (GCS) Brochure. The Communicator Awards recognizes big ideas in marketing and communications as well as innovation and craft.

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Hermes Creative Awards Gold Winner

Customer Relationship Management Unified Desktop Training, Smart Burst™, Coley Holiday Card

Coley was honored with Gold Hermes Creative Awards for its work on the design and concept of its VA VRM CRM/UD course, as well as its Smart Burst™ training video. Honorable Mention went to Coley's 2014 online Holiday Card. Hermes Creative Awards recognizes the concept, writing and design of materials and emerging technologies.

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Horizon Awards Gold Winner

Customer Relationship Management Unified Desktop Training

Coley received two Horizon Interactive Awards for outstanding achievement in interactive media production. Coley's VA VRM CRM/UD course received awards in two categories: Training/eLearning and 508 Compliance/Accessibility.

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2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 Best Places to Work Seals

Best Places to Work 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

For the fifth straight year, Coley & Associates received the "Best Places to Work" award by San Antonio Business Journal. The scores for San Antonio Business Journal "Best Places to Work" are based on an evaluation of results of an independent employee survey compiled by an independent firm.

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Partners

Coley is committed to meeting our clients' needs and has established strategic partnerships with leading firms that complement our expertise.

Community

Coley is dedicated to those who have served our nation and we focus on giving back to organizations helping Veterans.

 Troops First logo Wounded Warrior Project logo Military Warriors Heroes logo Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation logo Habitat for Humanity logo
Our Community Salutes logo Fisher House logo USO logo Sam Ministries logo Red Shirt Fridays

We look forward to helping your organization achieve greatness.

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