Mr. Montes joined Magellan Federal/AFSC in 2018 and became CEO of its business in March 2019. His job is to bring Magellan Federal/AFSC’s substantial capabilities in behavioral and specialty health to DOD and Federal customers. His mission is to improve and support the well-being of our nation’s civilian employees, our men and women in uniform, and their families.
Mr. Montes is accountable for the delivery of services on federal Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), Human Performance and Military Family Life programs for all branches of the military, and DOD/VA Workforce Management and Transition programs. Mr. Montes develops strategic and operational plans to optimize and improve services to all clients and provides overall leadership and guidance for a team of over 3,000 professionals. He holds himself ultimately responsible for the quality and efficiency of all work performed and services delivered to Magellan Federal/AFSC clients.
Prior to joining Magellan Federal/AFSC, Mr. Montes was Program Director for the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services Eligibility Support (CMS-ES) contract. In this capacity, he led a large operation spanning seven states and 4,000 contract employees. This team’s efforts helped millions of Americans obtain health insurance. His experience and thought leadership in running large scale government programs has helped Magellan Federal/AFSC expand its reach in serving additional agencies and constituents. Most importantly, he maintains an unyielding commitment to public service and a collaborative approach to engaging employees, customers, and business partners.
Mr. Montes holds a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy, an M.B.A. from Georgetown University, and recently retired from the U.S. Navy Reserve. He has logged over 2000 hours and 400 carrier landings in the F-18 Hornet.
In his role as CFO, Mr. Baker’s key focus areas are financial planning and analysis, performance management, strategic planning, and supporting our business retention and growth initiatives. Mr. Baker is a performance-driven, senior-level financial leader with a strong track record of increasing financial accountability for organizations. With nearly 20 years of professional experience, most of which has been in the federal marketplace, he brings to Magellan his passion for strategy and innovation - both key elements in achieving our growth objectives. Mr. Baker is a licensed CPA and received a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Baltimore, Merrick School of Business. Mr. Baker has offices in both our Columbia, Maryland and Arlington, Virginia locations.
Mr. Uchello has served both large and small organizations in a variety of operational and functional leadership roles that have focused on providing quality services to federal government clients. He has led large-scale IT, business process outsourcing, management consulting, strategy, and change management programs over the past 30 years at companies such as Serco, General Dynamics, and Accenture. His experience includes the successful pursuit of very large defense and civilian agency contracts and deep operational experience with responsibility for over $350M and over 3,500 employees. Mr. Uchello earned his B.A. in Philosophy from the University of New Orleans and an Executive Certificate in International Management from Thunderbird (The Garvin School of Global Management).
Ms. Lyle is an innovative and results-driven human resources leader and strategist with broad functional and operational experience across all phases of the employee life cycle in federal contracting environments, including: talent acquisition, compensation, employee and labor relations, benefits and wellness programs, and talent management. She is able to apply broad knowledge of federal contracting regulations and labor law in the development of HR strategy, company policies, and processes. Her work experience includes over 30 years in human resources with federal contractors at the headquarters and division levels to include GTE Government Systems (acquired by General Dynamics), SAIC, BDM (acquired by TRW/Northrop Grumman), and QinetiQ North America (acquired by Vencore). Ms. Lyle is a strategic partner for cost-conscious process improvement and change management initiatives that achieve business objectives to include the adoption of new HRM systems, such as Workday.
Colonel (US Army Ret) Donald Bartholomew brings extensive military and corporate experience, having managed more than 50 contracts during his nine years with AFSC, including major contract vehicle changes, transitioning over 600 contracted staff at more than 65 locations worldwide. He spent 27 years of service with the U.S. Army in Human Resources where he was responsible for the professional development and training of over 100K Active and Reserve Component Human Resource Soldiers. Col (R) Bartholomew has held senior management positions in various organizations to include Recruiting and Special Operations organizations. He has developed and executed strategic long-term visions for the highest level of HR within the Army, as well as developed measurable project plans in a war-time theater of operations. Col (R) Bartholomew is responsible for AFSC’s prosecution of the Human Resources Solutions IDIQ vehicle valued at $6B.
Dr. McCarthy has had overall responsibility for the Magellan portion of the MFLC program for the past six years. Dr. McCarthy is a licensed psychologist with a Ph.D. in psychology from Kent State University and over 35 years of experience in counseling and behavioral health management. He stood up Magellan’s MFLC program in 2011 and has overseen all programmatic elements for the past five years, including the training and deployment of MFLC counselors at locations worldwide. Prior to assuming MFLC leadership, Dr. McCarthy was Chief Clinical Officer for Magellan’s Commercial Division, where he was instrumental in developing two military offerings – inTransition and the Illinois Warrior Assistance Program. As Magellan’s Senior Vice President of Aetna’s national book of behavioral business, Dr. McCarthy directed operations that included non-medical counseling for 11 million indemnity, point of service, managed behavioral health, and employee assistance program (EAP) lives, with annual revenue of $67.4M. For a service center of over 600 FTEs, he oversaw operations, utilization, budgeting, and case management systems. Dr. McCarthy has managed multiple programmatic areas, including analytic services (reporting), health informatics, and e-health, as well as Magellan’s implementation of complex federal compliance initiatives (e.g., HIPAA).
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