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Patti Chanthaphone


Patti Chanthaphone is a MindPoint Group co-founder and President. She provides leadership over MindPoint Group’s operating divisions and manages various IS&P solutions support to commercial and federal government clients. She presides over all programs, plans, and strategies that ensure the company meets its operational goals, delivers leading-edge services, drives high client satisfaction, and maintains employee welfare.

Patti has been providing IT security program and project management, executive leadership, and business development since 1999. She has a successful track record in facilitating business growth and delivering quality information security services. Patti is a Certified Information Security System Professional (CISSP) with a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management (Information Security Management concentration) from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice with a Minor in Legal Studies from George Mason University.

Mariam Es-Haq

Vice President

Mariam Es-Haq is a MindPoint Group co-founder and Vice President responsible for all business strategies, partnerships, and corporate operations. She sets key operational and development goals and manages how the company pursues and achieves those goals. She is the company’s primary teaming partner liaison and establishes key relationships with all potential business partners and clients. Mariam oversees the management of all internal operations, including Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Contracts and Compliance, Marketing, and IT Infrastructure.

Mariam has been providing executive management, business development, and program and project management since 1999. She has a proven ability to manage business operations and growth while ensuring quality service delivery.  Mariam holds a Master of Arts degree in International Commerce and Policy, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies.

Matt Shepherd

Vice President

Matt Shepherd is a MindPoint Group co-founder and Vice President of the Information Security and Privacy (IS&P) Services Division and Business Development. He is responsible for managing and developing IS&P solutions teams, which offer information security and privacy support services for government and commercial sector clients. In addition to overseeing and implementing IS&P service offerings, Matt is responsible for developing a portfolio of contracts to leverage the company’s strong IS&P capabilities across all applicable markets.

Matt has been providing program and project management and technical leadership in Information Technology and Information Security since 1999. He has subject matter expertise in Security Architecture and Engineering; Security Operations, Penetration Testing, and Governance, Risk and Compliance.  Matt is a Certified Information Security System Professional (CISSP) with a Master of Science degree in Information Assurance from Capital College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Philosophy from St. Mary’s College.

Marc Dixon

Vice President

Marc Dixon is a MindPoint Group co-founder and Vice President where he is responsible for Community Outreach, Facility Security Management, and Corporate Compliance.

Marc has been providing subject matter expertise in federal, state, and local government technical writing, proposal management, and business development (BD) operations since 1994. He successfully managed winning proposals in excess of $350 million dollars. He has extensive support experience regarding market and business intelligence, performance measurement, administrative reporting, and corporate statistical analysis. He is a committee member of the National Capital Area (NCA) Chapter of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP), a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and an alumnus of Marshall University.


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