November 13, 2017 -- JMA Solutions is pleased to announce the addition of Anthony C. ("Tony") Tisdall as VP of Global Affairs and Aviation Solutions. Tisdall, with over 35 years of experience in numerous Air Traffic Control and Air Traffic Flow Management positions, previously served as Air Traffic Manager at the FAA’s, Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC) in Warrenton, VA.
In his leadership role, he led the Command Center’s National Airspace System’s (NAS) Vision initiative in conjunction with industry. As the Acting Director of System Operations (now known as Director, NAS Operations) Tisdall had line authority over a diverse, highly technical team improving NAS operation efficiency and led communication with the Air Traffic Organization, Department of Transportation, military, and other organizations. Detailed to Civil Air Navigation Service Organization (CANSO), he facilitated and promoted interoperability of air traffic operations.
He served as Director of Legislative Affairs of the FAA Managers Association (FAAMA) from 2010 to 2015, then Vice President of FAAMA from 2015 to 2016, and has been a member of Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) since 2009.
Tisdall has been the recipient of the ATCA 2015 Chairman's Citation of Merit Award, Special Service Award, and many other awards and commendations. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from LaSalle University in Philadelphia, PA.
Jan Adams, President and CEO of JMA Solutions, personally welcomes Tisdall to JMA. She said, "I have known Tony for many years. He is an outstanding manager and an excellent addition to the JMA Team. I am thrilled that he has joined us."
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and University of Oklahoma teams were selected to provide support services for the new Air Transportation Center of Excellence for Technical Training and Human Performance (COE TTHP). JMA Solutions is teamed with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to deliver technical training services to the FAA and its stakeholders. The new COE will serve as a resource to “conduct research…and provide innovative training methods for air traffic controllers, aviation safety inspectors, engineers, pilots and technicians.” Read more from the FAA website .
About The Center of Excellence for Technical Training and Human Performance
The COE TTHP is a consortium of leading aviation research institutions, led by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the University of Oklahoma, and Industry partners. Focusing on research and development in air transportation training and related technologies, its goal is to enhance and advance the teaching of Air Traffic Organization personnel with part-task training, immersive simulation, and adaptive learning technologies. Read more about COE TTHP from the COE THHP website.
About JMA’s Professional & Technical Training Programs
JMA Solutions provides hands-on training in multiple modalities for a variety of e-learning and instructor-led training solutions. Our training related services include curriculum design and development using the ADDIE (analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation) and SAM (successive approximation model) methodologies. Our experienced instructors, training managers, and subject matter experts provide course delivery and logistics to support online and face-to-face training. Current training courses include Program Management, Acquisition Management and Leadership Development. To see a full list of our professional and technical training courses and services, please click here.
Washington, DC – May 11, 2017 – Minority Enterprise Advocate (MEA) Magazine named JMA Solutions’ President & CEO, Jan Adams, Transportation Executive of the Year tonight during the 6th Annual Women of Leadership & Power awards and gala held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The dynamic women recognized tonight embody leadership, strength and intelligence and have raised the bar for excellence in the corporate environment.
“It is an honor to receive such an award amongst some of the greatest leaders within this industry” said President and CEO Janice Adams. “This moment would not be possible without my staff’s dedication and continuous support.”
Established in 2003, MEA is a bi-monthly business news publication that provides Public Relations, Marketing and Communication services to promote small/minority and women entrepreneurs. For over 12 years, MEA has been the premier news source for government and industry personnel providing strategies and developments that impact the country’s ability to achieve the advantages of contracting with exceptional small businesses. Read more about MEA here.
About JMA Solutions
JMA Solutions is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned and Woman-Owned Small Business. With ISO 9001:2008 certification and over 90% of our program managers PMP-certified, we strive to deliver unparalleled customer service. Performing on 20+ contracts as the prime, and on numerous subcontracts, we provide seasoned professionals who deliver the greatest value to our clients. Our core capabilities include program and project management, air traffic management and engineering services.
Washington, D.C. - November 4, 2016 – JMA Solutions is the proud recipient of the 2016 D.C. Chamber of Commerce’s Community Impact Award, one of five Chamber Choice Awards presented each year to recipients who demonstrate extraordinary standards of professional excellence, vision and dedication in the District of Columbia's business community.
About The Community Impact Award
All five Chamber Choice Awards were presented this November at the Chamber’s Choice Awards Gala in front of “over 1,000 of D.C.’s most prominent leaders, decision-makers, dignitaries, and elite sponsors.” In 2015, the prestigious Community Impact Award went to the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Washington Nationals. “It is a great honor that JMA stands in the same league as such an organization,” said Janice Adams, President and CEO. “It is our staff’s unselfishness, talent and hard work that enables us to volunteer and contribute to the local economy.”
JMA Solutions is certified as a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). With an ISO 9001:2008 certification and roughly 90% of our program managers PMP-certified, we hold ourselves to the highest quality standards in the industry and strive to deliver unparalleled customer service through continuous improvement. Performing on 20 contracts as the prime, and on numerous subcontracts, we provide seasoned professionals who deliver the greatest value to our clients. Our core capabilities include air traffic management, program and project management, engineering services, financial and strategic management, curriculum development, technical training, IT/SharePoint support and radar and communications support.
Oxon Hill, MD – March 24, 2017 – The Washington Business Journal named JMA’s President and CEO, Jan Adams, a 2017 Minority Business Leader at the 10th Annual Minority Business Leader Awards held at the MGM National Harbor. This award “honors the entrepreneurial drive, creativity and success of Washington’s business leaders.”
About the Minority Business Leader Awards
Each year, the Washington Business Journal recognizes the region’s top 25 minority business leaders based on demonstrated success over the past 12-18 months. Nominations for the award are judged based on professional accomplishments, community leadership, philanthropy and milestones such as third-party awards. Read more about the Minority Business Leader awards here.
About JMA Solutions
Founded in 2005, JMA Solutions is an award-winning government contracting firm located in Washington, DC. For over 10 years, many third-party organizations, such as The Washington Post, Inc. 5000 and the DC Chamber of Commerce have recognized JMA and Ms. Adams for entrepreneurship, fast growth and other business successes. JMA’s success is directly attributed to our streamlined management structure which allows us to rapidly and proactively provide the best customer service to our clients. Additional awards that JMA has received include SmartCEO’s Future 50 Award (2017), Gold Winner of the Stevie Awards for Women in Business (2016) and Black Enterprise’s BE 100s. Read more about JMA Solutions here.
Washington, DC – March 11, 2017 – JMA Solutions proudly sponsored and attended the 26th Annual National Alliance of African American Athletes (NAAAA) Franklin D. Watkins Awards Ceremony at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC. The NAAAA presents the “Watkins” Award annually to exceptionally talented African-American male athletes who are committed to giving back to the community and who promote high academic excellence. This year’s award, was presented to Alabama native, RaKavius Chambers, who will be attending Duke University in the fall.
About The Franklin D. Watkins Memorial Trophy Award
The Watkins Trophy Award is a means for recognizing exceptionally talented African-American male athletes who, by their example, help promote high academic standards and a commitment to community service. Read more about the Watkins Award here.
About JMA Solutions
JMA Solutions is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Certified Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB), and ISO 9001:2008 Certified Business that provides unparalleled engineering and management consulting services to the Federal government. JMA was founded with a vision to serve the community as well as the customer. Each year, JMA Solutions contributes five to seven percent of its net profit to sponsor numerous charities, especially those with education-related programs. In 2016, JMA donated funds for uniforms, school supplies, and sponsored a teacher appreciation breakfast. In 2015, JMA donated over $200,000 to 20+ charities, adopted two families for the holidays and became a DCPS Adopt-A-School Partner for two local southwest schools. JMA also partnered with the non-profit organization Develop Africa, which provided scholarships and training in job skills, small business development and computer skills. Some other charities that JMA supports include the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), American Heart Association, Toys for Tots, The Salvation Army Central OKC and the Franciscan Volunteer Ministry. Read more about JMA Solutions here.