Lesa Adeboye', CEO. The Alliance Group is a Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) certified and woman owned small business, founded in 2010 by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Lesa Adeboye'. With over 20 years of experience, Lesa is a respected subject matter expert in the field of federal government contracting. Her expertise includes program/project management, contract administration, contract compliance, and business development. Roles held over her professional career includes Program Director, Director of Contract & Procurement, Compliance Officer, and Director of Business Development, in support of both Fortune 500 corporations and small businesses. Lesa’s management and administration of federal contracts have been in support of agencies including the CDC, CMS, EPA, FDA, TSA, USAID, and VA.
Lesa is also the founder of N-Spir-Her, a non-profit organization providing mentorship and support to women entrepreneurs. She has served on the Executive Advisory Board of Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), a non-partisan public policy organization that advocates on behalf of women and minorities in business in the legislative processes of our nation. Lesa is a member of Professional organization including National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP). She received her bachelor’s degree in public policy studies from the Andrew Young School of Public Policy, Georgia State University.
Rodney Payne, COO, Business Development. Rodney Payne joined Alliance Group in 2015 and is responsible for strategy, capture, customer relations, and opportunity development in the commercial and federal government spaces. Rodney is an expert in identifying and capturing new opportunities and contract retention.
Mr. Payne has over 20 years of experience. His career began with U.S. Missile Command, Air Defense Command Control (ADCCS), Procurement Office as a Contract Specialist; Logistics/Configuration Management; and Engineering as a Database Administrator. Before joining Alliance Group, Mr. Payne held positions including President of Mobile Concepts (FF&E), and Regional Director of Business Development and Director of Commercial Sales and Marketing for Business Computer Application (BCA). Mr. Payne is a graduate of Alabama A&M University.