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Blue Canopy Executives

The Blue Canopy Executive Team
Our Executive Team sets the standard with high expectations of superior performance and client focused work ethic. Each member is dedicated to fostering an atmosphere of inclusion and mutual respect.
Sheryl Schwartz
Managing Partner, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Administrative Officer

Sheryl SchwartzAs Managing Partner, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Administrative Officer Ms. Schwartz brings over 16 years of finance, consulting, systems integration, and training experience to Blue Canopy. Prior to joining Blue Canopy, Ms. Schwartz was a partner with KPMG Consulting, spending over 16 years in a variety of leadership roles.

She began her career as a CPA for KPMG where she supported a variety of publicly and privately held companies both in an audit capacity as well as due diligence and advisory roles in acquisition and...

Bradley J. Schwartz
President and CEO

Bradley J. SchwartzAs President and CEO of Blue Canopy Mr. Schwartz brings 28 years of consulting and systems integration experience to Blue Canopy having worked 17 years with government clients and 11 years with commercial clients.

Prior to joining Blue Canopy, Mr. Schwartz was the Group Executive Vice-President for BearingPoint where he directly managed a $3.4B P&L with 15,000 professionals operating in four regions and 34 countries. Throughout his career at BearingPoint and KPMG Consulting, Mr. Schwartz held several other positions,...

Mike Harris
Co-Founder and Partner

Mike HarrisCo-Founder and Partner - With broad management experience at MCI WorldCom, e.spire Communications, and Source Services, Mike brings over fifteen years of telecommunications and resource management experience to Blue Canopy.

Before joining our team, Mike co-founded Tone, LLC, a successful Northern Virginia technical and executive search firm serving the telecommunications and information technology sectors. There, he successfully developed strategic alliances with some of...

Eric Husebo
Partner

Eric HuseboPartner, Government Services - In 2003, Eric founded Blue Canopy´s Federal unit, BC Fed Group, which focuses on developing and delivering Blue Canopy service offerings to government clients. Eric brings 25 years of Federal contracting and systems integration leadership experience, primarily within the Defense and Intelligence communities.

Eric was previously a Director within AT&T´s Government solutions organization where he launched successful e-Business and Healthcare IT service practices in addition to running large government IT...

Perry Keating
Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Partner

Perry E. KeatingAs the Chief Operating Officer of Blue Canopy Group, LLC.  Mr. Keating brings over 25 years of consulting, telecommunication and systems integration experience to Blue Canopy having worked over 15 years with government clients and 10 years with commercial clients.  He is a recognized Industry leader who is sought by the US Department of Justice as well as Global 1000 companies to provide expertise on telecommunications and technology and the effect on National Security.

Prior to joining Blue Canopy, Mr. Keating was Vice...

Adi Karisik
Partner

Ademir Karisik - Director, National Security Adi joined Blue Canopy in 2004. He brings 15 years of highly specialized experience to our corporate capabilities. He is recognized as a subject matter expert in International Negotiations, Multi-functional team development, human terrain reading, complex leadership development as well as training and mission support planning, organization and execution, and behavioral analysis.
 
Before joining Blue Canopy, Adi worked for several large integrators in planning and executing...

Reuben Maher
Partner

Reuben Maher

As Partner in the National Security Business Unit, Reuben Maher is a seasoned consulting and practice leader with over 14 years experience providing visionary, strategic C-level direction to government and private sector clients throughout the entire systems development lifecycle (SDLC).  He manages Blue Canopy’s ISR Decision Support Program (IDSP) systems integration contract for an agency in the intelligence community as well as Blue Canopy’s Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) practice and ISR Community of...

Lisa Kurz
Partner

Lisa KurzAs a Partner within Blue Canopy’s Federal Civilian Practice Ms. Kurz brings over 14 years of experience in Federal consulting where she has focused her efforts on efficient and effective delivery of custom built IT solutions, primarily focusing on grants, financial and HR management. Currently, Ms. Kurz serves as the Deputy Program Manager for the IT Business Solutions team supporting the National Science Foundation (NSF), a Grants Management Line of Business (GMLoB) service provider.  As the Deputy Program Manager, Ms. Kurz is responsible for...

Matthew Miller
Partner

Matt MillerMr. Miller is a proven Cyber Security and Information Assurance thought leader and manager of dynamic and innovative teams. Matt´s primary focus areas include security strategy and planning, threat and vulnerability analysis, quantitative and qualitative risk assessment, certification and accreditation, independent verification and validation, and security. In addition to advising clients, Mr. Miller has published and presented on many subjects, including leveraging capability maturity models to improve risk management processes, addressing...

MJ Peters
Partner

MJ Peters - Director, Healthcare PracticeMJ Peters serves as the Director of the Healthcare Practice and will have ultimate responsibility for overseeing business development and program delivery efforts within the Federal (DoD and Civilian) Healthcare sector. With over 25 years of Government Contracting and Management experience, Ms. Peters has been a key player in Blue Canopy’s successful growth since joining the team in 2009. Her leadership, management, and technical experience in federal acquisition and contracts management...

Michael G. Lee
Partner, National Security

Brigadier General Mike LeeMichael G. Lee, U.S. Air Force (Ret.) joined Blue Canopy from General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) in May 2012. At GDIT, as the Vice President and General Manager for the Military Service Sector, General Lee was responsible for the growth and performance of the Defense Intelligence business unit. The customer base included the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, along with Joint/Combatant Commands and Coalition Forces. Prior to GDIT, he worked at Lockheed Martin Corporation as Vice President of Business...

Norman Welsch
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Partner

Norman Welsch bio imageBlue Canopy is thrilled to welcome our newest member to the executive team, Norman Welsch, as Partner and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). With more than 30 years of executive leadership experience for diverse, rapid-growth technology and government contracting firms, Norm’s background includes CFO roles with NASDAQ and NYSE companies as well as strategic leadership roles in public and private companies. Before joining Blue Canopy, Norm served as CFO of many successful companies, including: The Columbia...

C. Ryan Brewer
Partner

photo of C. Ryan BrewerAs a Partner at Blue Canopy, Ryan Brewer leads all Healthcare Cyber Security initiatives.  Prior to joining Blue Canopy, Ryan founded GrayScout LLC, a healthcare focused cyber security small business and spent more than 17 years working in both private and public sector organizations within the United States and abroad developing and transforming large information technology (IT) security programs.

Prior to GrayScout, Ryan served as a Senior Leader within the Deloitte...

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