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Axiom specializes in Business Transformation, Portfolio Management, Compliance, Studies and Analysis, and IT Solutions. For more than 25 years, we have designed, managed and executed business and IT strategies for our federal, commercial and healthcare industry partners. Our people solve the complex and challenging issues that arise from modern and evolving technology transformation.
 

Headquartered in Falls Church, VA, with staff throughout greater Washington, D.C., as well as San Antonio, TX, Norfolk, VA, Aurora, CO, San Diego, CA and Las Vegas, NV, Axiom has access to highly qualified staff across the country, and when necessary, can successfully recruit nationwide.

 

Since Axiom’s inception, we have consistently demonstrated our ability to change with the times and deliver innovative solutions. It is for this very reason that Axiom has been working within the Defense Health Agency (DHA) for more than 20 years. We have played a major role in the formation and transformation of the DHA as it is today. Since the establishment of the TRICARE Management Activity, DHA’s predecessor organization, Axiom has delivered effective strategies and innovative solutions to support our clients’ mission. We listen, we plan, and we deliver.

 

Axiom has been appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration and is ISO 9001 certified.
 

About Us

Our Team

Executive Leadership

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Doug Peardon

Managing Partner

Chief Executive Officer

Doug is the owner and CEO of Axiom, providing strategic vision and guidance, operations oversight, and client relationship management. His commitment to quality and prudent management has been essential to the steep arc of Axiom's growth. He is an expert in the field of program management and a certified Level 3 Program Manager with the Department of Defense.

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Russ Hill

Chief Operating Officer

Russ is responsible for all contract actions for Axiom. Leveraging his in-depth knowledge of federal contracts, he develops contractual strategies for our federal, state, and private sector clients. Russ also supervises Axiom’s daily business operations and provides strategic guidance for business development activities. In addition to his strong leadership skills, he brings practical experience and a commonsense perspective to the diverse disciplines of federal government contracting. Russ has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.

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Tekle Afeworki

Senior Vice President of Finance

Tekle provides functional and strategic oversight to all the accounting and finance functions for Axiom. He is responsible for all accounting operations to include creating financial reports, maintaining adequate system of accounting records, and designing a comprehensive set of internal controls and budgets. These activities are designed to mitigate risk and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), and the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) Contract Audit Manual. Tekle’s critical decision-making ensures that accounting and finance related decisions are in line with Axiom’s strategic direction.

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Jennifer Haines

Senior Vice President of HR and Business Operations

Jennifer oversees Axiom’s strategic human resource management planning. She leads all efforts for recruitment, benefit planning and administration, employee hiring and orientation programs, process improvement, data tracking, and operational management. She collaborates with Axiom’s project leads to create human resource operational plans in accordance with their area of work. She oversees all Human Resource activities to accommodate Axiom’s growth and meet the changing needs of our clients. In addition, Jennifer supervises Axiom’s daily business operations, ensuring all practices are aligned with the strategic direction of the organization.

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Joel Horwitz

Senior Vice President of Strategy and Growth

Joel drives strategy and growth for Axiom. He brings 30+ years of entrepreneurial leadership experience, and a tremendous track record of success within and throughout the Federal Health marketplace. He has a Master of Business Administration and is a Fellow and former Executive Committee Member of the American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council. He has supported the FHA Managing Board, the Federal CIO Council subcommittee on technology, and the HIMSS national healthcare technology task force.

Axiom Awards Ribbon HIRE Vets Medallions VA Best Places 2023 Washingtonian Great Places to Work 2019
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