Jefferson Consulting Group’s CEO Julie Susman to Retire Gov Con Industry Seasoned Executive Janet Clement appointed CEO

May 24, 2021

Jefferson Consulting Group, an award-winning woman owned small business, is pleased to announce that Janet H. Clement will succeed Julia T. Susman as Chief Executive Officer. Julie will retire on June 1st following the sale of her company.

“Janet is the right leader at the right time to ensure Jefferson’s continued growth and success,” said Ms. Susman. “She is a collaborative, dynamic leader with three decades of experience directing growth, change and improvement, and large-scale transformation with a focus on customer solutions. We are delighted to welcome her to Jefferson.”

Dr. Allan V. Burman, longtime President of Jefferson Solutions, added, “I am delighted to be working with Janet. Her extensive experience gives her a unique perspective to lead Jefferson and help our federal clients achieve program and mission success.”

Janet’s government service started as a contracting officer for the Air Force; she was most recently the COO of GKG. She has worked with Defense, Homeland, and Civilian Agencies, providing mission and mission support solutions, including Shared Services, Human Capital, Program Management, Category Management, Change and Organization Management, Strategy, Software Development, and IT infrastructure. Before joining industry, Ms. Clement led Agency Strategic Planning, Human Capital Planning, and Organization Development at the U.S. Mint.

Janet added, “I am honored to succeed Ms. Susman who built a company with a strong reputation
for integrity, innovation, and thought leadership. I am also extremely impressed with the consulting team’s results-focused expertise, experience, and relentless commitment to excellence. It’s an exciting time to be joining this close knit, results-driven firm.”

During Ms. Susman’s 32-year tenure, Jefferson expanded to include two successful companies: Jefferson Solutions, which provides acquisition, human capital, and program management services to the federal government, and Jefferson Business Consulting, which advises commercial clients on how to identify, create, win, sustain, and grow Federal contracts.

Janet earned her Master of Science in Organization Development and her Bachelor of Science in Production and Operations Management with a minor is Social Psychology.

About Jefferson

Since 1996, Jefferson Solutions has helped Federal Agencies improve performance in Acquisition and Grants Management, Organizational Assessments, Human Capital, and Program Management. Jefferson has supported more than 60 federal agencies in the US and more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

Jefferson Business Consulting is a mature, boutique consulting firm that provides the full spectrum of business development strategy and implementation consulting to small, medium, and large private sector organizations seeking to enter, sustain, or grow federal business.