ABOUT VAAS PRO
VAAS Professionals, LLC is a full-service Management, Consulting and Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in the State of Georgia since 2004. We are staffed with certified CPAs, an in-house Business Strategist, Project Managers, Human Resource Strategist and Brand Strategist. Here at VAAS Professionals, trusted consultants apply personalized, metric driven, and innovative approaches to help you achieve your goals.
We possess professional management skills to provide optimum support in the most strategic and efficient manner. We strive to understand the needs of our clients in a better effort to further their mission.
VAAS Professionals has a personal commitment to you and your business needs!
Founder and Principal
Steve S. Julal is the Principal and founder of VAAS Professionals LLC. Julal has consulted with small to large sized businesses and federal agencies with respect to their financial, management and business needs.
Julal received his B.S. in Accounting and MBA in Finance from Oral Roberts University. Serving as board member on several councils, Julal remains an active member of local professional organizations such as The National Black MBA Association, 100 Black Men of Atlanta and the Nationals Contract Management Association.
Sophia Simon holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Northern Caribbean University in Jamaica and a Master of Science in Global Studies and International relations with a concentration in international consulting from Northeastern University.
She is currently the Firm Administrator, where she serves as the primary contact and resource for clients, employees, and external associates. Sophia has several years of experience in the administrative and operations field supporting top level managers and organizations, which she leverages at VAAS professionals to provide practical and logistical support.
Marketing & Communications Director
Ashley couples her communications and design background with management skillsets to oversee the initiatives of the Marketing and Communications department. She holds a B.A from The University of Georgia in Communications Studies, and a M.B.A from Clark Atlanta University with a concentration in Marketing and Market Designs. Ashley brings with her years of corporate relations and market planning experience, in which she leverages to manage the brand identity of VAAS Professionals. Her team is responsible for all internal and external communications, and the creation and delivery of informative content for both the commercial and government sectors of the business.
As a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., she shares a passion for uplifting her community and giving back to those in need. Additionally, Ashley enjoys entertaining her Atlanta community as an Atlanta Hawks Dancer.
Federal Government Relationship Executive
Joyce is an award winning executive with over 40 years of experience in program management, supplier diversity and small business programs. For more than 20 years, she served in leadership roles for a Big 4 firm where she led and supported programs to optimize small & disadvantaged business participating across the US. Joyce’s performance has been frequently heralded through awards from Federal agencies. In addition to her deep knowledge of Federal government programs, Joyce is also well known for her outstanding client relationship skills with senior government officials.
Joyce is passionate about serving others and is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, the Southern Prince George County Community Charities, Inc., and past board member of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington DC. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland and past recipient of the prestigious Ellen Gabriel Fellowship at Columbia University.
Having extensive technical sales experience in various business & partner development roles, Mark joined the VAAS Pro team to help grow sales operations in the Government sector. Mark graduated from Austin Peay State University with a degree in Business Administration in 2003, and from American Intercontinental University with a Marketing MBA in 2012. Throughout his working tenure, Mark has positioned physical hardware equipment, software solutions, and managed services to consumers and businesses alike.
Mark is responsible for building relationships, educating on the value and expertise VAAS brings to Government entities, and identifying contract opportunities within select DOD branches, HUD and the USDA specifically. Mark resides in Greater Atlanta.
With more than ten years of experience in a variety of bookkeeping, staff accounting, and senior level accounting functions, Ramona joined the firm as a Tax Consultant assisting small business clients with financial readiness and individuals with tax preparations.
At VAAS Professionals, Ms. Henderson works alongside our Senior Tax Consultant to prepare taxes for individuals and small businesses. Quickbooks is her speciality and devotes one-on-one attention to each client and their books. She ensures all books are balanced and accurate, and helps client's understand their existing financial landscape.
Ramona demonstrates strong character and work ethics with a commitment to excellence.
Monique Durr joined the firm as an administrative assistant with experience in supporting all levels of management for the last 20 years. Monique’s background in administration, financial administration, and customer service has served as a successful tool to serve internal and external clients with a high degree of professionalism.
Monique attributes her success to her ability to plan, schedule, and handle many different tasks at once. Her experience, positive attitude, and willingness to learn and to help others allows her to excel in administrative roles.