Valeh Nazemof is Senior Vice President and Co-Owner of Acolyst, a technology services and business consultancy company. She is recognized as a strategic advisor, management consultant, team builder, speaker, author, and teacher. Nazemoff has guided project teams for many government clients, including the U.S. Postal Service, Social Security Administration, and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. She has consulted for clients of CA Technologies, been engaged by Lockheed Martin and CACI International, and coached and conducted workshops which included attendees from Harvard University, IBM, Walmart, and Erie Insurance. She has taught and mentored students from George Mason University, the University of Mary Washington, the University of Phoenix, and Marymount University on various business topics and skills. Nazemoff has a BS in psychology and MBAs in e-business and global management from the University of Phoenix. She is based in the Washington, D.C., metro area.