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!

17

YEARS IN
BUSINESS

100+

SMALL BUSINESSES SERVICED

18

11

AWARDED GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS
INDUSTRIES SERVICED
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STEVE JULAL

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.

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SOPHIA SIMON

Firm Administrator

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.

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ASHLEY GONSALVES

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.

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JOYCE HARRIS

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.

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MARK MCCLINTOK

Business Development 

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.

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ARNOLD HUFF

Business Development

Arnold brings more than 30 years progressive experience in commercial and government business development and project management in Enterprise Software, Network Security, Cyber Security, Business Intelligence (BI), Enterprise Support Services, Health Care IT, Data Management, Full Lifecycle Grants Management and Systems Integration.

 

Prior to his extensive career in government support services, he was broker and a senior managing partner for a major Wall Street brokerage firm.