J.R. began his career in the Marine Corps, rising from an enlisted Private to Staff Sergeant before receiving a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant. During his military career he excelled in the leadership roles of Platoon Sergeant, Drill Instructor, Platoon Commander, and Company Commander. Additionally, he successfully completed staff tours of duty as a Manpower Policy Analyst, Antiterrorism/Force Protection/Nuclear Security Program Manager, and Business Processes Reengineering Project Manager.
J.R. holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Washington; an M.S. in Management from the Naval Postgraduate School; and a Ph.D. in Public Sector Leadership Development from The George Washington University.
Chief Financial Officer - Brittany Chiang, PMP®
Brittany has been on the Flatter team since its inception as both a Principal and Strategic Advisory Board Member. She currently serves as Flatter’s Chief Financial Officer. Brittany holds a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems from Boston University and is currently pursuing her PMP. In addition to her formal education, Brittany personally understands the needs of the U.S. Government through not only her 11 years of practical experience, but also as the daughter of a Marine Corps Veteran and wife of a former Active-Duty Army Officer. During her tenure at Flatter, Brittany has served in the roles of Information Technology Manager, Quality Manager, and Business Developer.
Co-Founder and Treasurer - Alicia Flatter
Alicia Flatter is co-founder and Treasurer of Flatter & Associates. In addition to serving as an integral member of their corporate leadership team, Alicia’s day-to-day duties at Flatter & Associates involve corporate strategic planning, business development, and Partner-Client relationship management.
Prior to founding Flatter, Alicia held professional positions in businesses throughout the United States. Concurrently, as a Marine spouse, Alicia traveled with J.R. from duty station to duty station raising their four children.
Chief Technical Officer - Oliver Chiang, PMP®
Currently serving as Flatter's Chief Technical Officer, Oliver leads Flatter's technology investments and proposal development team. With aBachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Boston University and an MBA from Liberty University, he provides Flatter with knowledge and skills in a wide range of networking systems and software. His time as an active duty United States Army Officer has taught him many values, but being a father of three has taught him to treat everyone like family.