Our Team

christmas-2015BCS employs architects, engineers and other construction professionals with a proven track record of excellent customer service. The following individuals are part of the BCS team:

H. Naples, PE, LEED AP, RS – Ms. Naples is a licensed engineer, LEED Accredited Professional and Reserve Study Specialist with 25 years of experience in the construction industry. She has a strong background in program management, project management, budget cost estimating, scheduling, and quality assurance/quality control. Since founding BCS in 1997, Ms. Naples has provided the full spectrum of construction project management services and business process re-engineering for a number of government agencies throughout Northern Virginia and Washington, DC.

Varda Amir-Orrel, PMP – Ms. Amir-Orrel has a B.Sc in Architecture and M.Sc. in Engineering Management, and is a licensed Project Manager with 17 years experience. Ms. Amir-Orrel has a strong background in project management, process improvement, project controls, and relocation management for high profile projects in the D.C. area. She has developed and managed schedules, project status systems, and cost tracking systems for WRAIR, USPTO, DHS HQ, GSA and TSA. She has experience in the construction industry ranging from project initiation, through program of requirements, design, construction, contract administration, financial management, scheduling, relocation management and program management of various projects ranging from $30,000 through $160,000,000.

D. Machion, LEED AP BD+C – Mr. Machion earned a Bachelors in Architecture and has 20 years of construction management experience. Previously he has served as project manager for a General Contractor managing large scale tenant fit-outs for Federal agencies. He is well versed in budget, Contract management and negotiation, subcontractor management, change order negotiation and management and all aspects of construction project delivery. He has provided education courses in LEED to staff and Industry professionals, and has been a guest lecturer for MCCC Green Week and speaker at the IIDA Mid-Atlantic Sustainability Forum. Mr. Machion is currently supporting Department of Homeland Security Headquarters to manage multiple projects at their Level 5 historic campus.

S. Jackson, CCM, LEED AP, PMP – Mr. Jackson has 23 years of experience in the construction industry with a strong background in project management, budget control, scheduling, quality assurance/quality control, and subcontractor coordination. He also has experience in the renovation of occupied facilities and fast-track projects. Mr. Jackson has served as Project Manager on a number of projects supporting General Services Administration, Department of Homeland Security Headquarters, and Transportation Security Administration. His experience includes LEED-certified projects.

B. Gomberg, PMP, CMIT, LEED AP O+M – Mr. Gomberg has more than 14 years of experience in the construction industry with a strong background in project management, quality assurance/quality control, and subcontractor coordination. He specializes in the renovation of occupied facilities for Federal agencies in Government-owned and leased facilities and has a Masters in Project Management and an MBA. Mr. Gomberg has served as Project Manager on a number of projects supporting Department of Homeland Security Headquarters, General Services Administration, Health and Human Services, and Patent and Trademark Office. He is currently supporting the Department of Homeland Security Headquarters St. Elizabeths Projects Team on multiple development projects.

T. Godbout – Mr. Godbout has 46 years of experience in project management, facility management and contract administration in a Government environment. He served as the senior on-site project manager for the National Science Foundation’s 600,000 sq.ft. Headquarters facility in Ballston, VA and later served as the NSF Facility Manager. Previously he had served as Facility Manager for the U.S. Geological Survey’s 1,000,000 sq.ft. facility in Reston, VA. In these positions, he was responsible for developing operating and renovation/construction plans, budgets, justifications and associated documents, selecting contractors, administering construction contracts and ensuring the timely completion of projects. Mr. Godbout retired from Federal Government service in 2003. In 2008 Mr. Godbout came to BCS, Inc. to serve as a facilities project manager at the Department of Homeland Security. In 2011he left DHS to provide construction inspection services on a number of DoD projects for the General Service Administration. He continued to serve with GSA in the role of construction inspector for the new 575,000 sq.ft. National Cancer Institute Headquarters project in Rockville, MD. Subsequent to completion of the NCI project, Mr. Godbout returned to DHS and currently provides facilities management support for DHS/NPPD in Arlington, VA.

M. Newman, NCIDQ, IIDA – Ms. Newman has more than 25 years experience in programming, space planning, design and design management of interiors projects for federal, state and local government agencies, institutions and private clients.  As interior designer she has expertise in space planning, reconfigurations, specifying, budgeting and managing the procurement and installation of furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E), particularly systems furniture.

L. Machion, LEED AP BD+C, NCIDQ – Ms. Machion has a Bachelor of Science in Architecture as well as a Master of Science in Interior Design and is a Project Manager with 19 years of project management experience. She has a strong background with various aspects of project management from working with multiple agencies in the Federal Government. Her experience includes space planning and tenant fit out for multiple projects for the Department of Homeland Security HQ, managing design and construction of tenant improvements for the Air Force at the Pentagon and design and construction management for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). She is currently the lead of the team supporting the Department of Homeland Security /National Protection and Programs Directorate providing space planning, tenant fit out, construction management and facilities management services.

P. Konecni – Mr. Konecni has a B.A. in Management with a focus in Administration and has experience as a  program analyst support, facilities support and office administrative support.  Mr. Konecni currently supports both the Transportation Security Administration in his role as a program analyst support and the Department of Homeland Security with facilities support. Prior to the support roles on these contracts he was the Office manager of the BCS’s home office for 4 years. His support roles include assisting with database maintenance, Work Breakdown Structure updates, schedules, meeting setup and correspondence, and day-to-day operations and team support. His proficient skills are with Microsoft Suite, Adobe Acrobat X Pro, and Reservation systems.

R. McMillan – Mr. McMillan has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He has 12 years of construction and facilities management experience supporting residential and commercial clients. Mr. McMillan supported a DOD contract as a Facilities manager prior to coming to BCS. Currently, Mr. McMillan is the project lead for NPPD/IP, supporting all aspects of facilities management for them at their three locations across the DMV.

R. Smith – Mr. Smith joined BCS, Inc. in early 2015. Mr. Smith provides facility management support for the National Protection & Programs Directorate (NPPD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). During the three years prior to joining BCS, Mr. Smith provided DHS/NPPD with security-related support services. Mr. Smith currently manages the maintenance and repair efforts associated with all Government-owned supplemental HVAC systems, renovation and alteration projects in two buildings. Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor’s of Education and Science from Radford University.

B. Vatty, Associate IIDA – Mr. Vatty has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interior Design with over 20 years of experience in the fields of interior architecture, furniture space planning/specification and the project management of furniture fit-outs in both the private and federal government sectors. Currently Mr. Vatty supports the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on various interior design, space planning, furniture and signage projects throughout the National Capitol Region, primarily at the Nebraska Avenue Complex in Washington DC.

L. Hoffman, CCM, NCIDQ – Ms. Hoffman is a licensed construction manager and certified interior designer with over 25 years of project, construction and design management experience. She has served as the Owner’s Representative for several Department of Defense agencies in support of the Pentagon Renovation Program, Field project manager for the FBI and Archibus Team Lead for Space and Real Property at the National Reconnaissance Office. She is currently the Program Manager on the TSA Headquarters Consolidation and Relocation Project.

L. Youmans – Mr. Youmans has 14 years of construction industry installation experience as a construction Project Manager on multi-million dollar electrical projects for the Federal Government. The past 22 years Mr. Youmans has provided service to the GSA as a Project Manager on a variety of projects. Mr. Youmans duties ranged from design review to construction project management through close-out. Lloyd Youmans hosted preconstruction meetings, inspected work to assure that the plans and specifications were followed, reviewed payment requisitions, processed payments from contractors, estimated and negotiated changes, and closed all projects under his management.

E. Lee, AIA, NCARB – Mr. Lee is a licensed architect with 10 years of experience with private architecture firms as an architect and 20 years with own practice as a principal architect. For the past 6 years, Mr. Lee provided construction project management services to GSA. He has a strong background in architecture design, construction management process and proficient on both service and leasing projects.

J. Simms – Mr. Simms has 41 years of experience in the facilities engineering industry with an outstanding background in project management, budgeting, negotiations, research, developing and implementing IGE’s for the Government, scheduling, quality assurance/quality control, and contractor/subcontractor coordination. Mr. Simms also has experience in the renovation of large scale projects for the Federal government, to include; a 12 million O&M contract consisting of 2 million Sg. Ft. for the Social Security Administration. He’s previously managed and directed the facility engineering operations at multiple sites simultaneously with a “hands on” approach while maintaining excellent communicate skills with government representatives, management team, and engineering staff-identifying and improving the productivity and operations through the empowerment of a team environment. Jerome is currently supporting General Services Administration (GSA) as a project manager for multitude projects.

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