Meet Our Team

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Linda Stevens

President & Founder

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After a successful career in the Federal Government and private sector community, Linda founded Inspirata Consulting following her passion and drive to build high-performing teams and solve complex business problems. She is a results-driven executive with 17+ years of experience providing solution-oriented Management Consulting such as academically rigorous Assessment, Monitoring, and Evaluations (AM&E); Program and Change Management; Strategy; and Human-Centered Design.

 

Prior to establishing Inspirata, Linda led operations for various organizations and managed large complex programs/projects for many clients while ensuring outstanding technical performance to meet her clients' mission needs. The portfolio of Federal Government and private organizations that Linda has helped includes the Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Export-Import Bank, Federal Reserve of Cleveland, Eplus, Fidelity Investments, and Google. 

 

As the President of Inspirata and a service-disabled veteran, Linda is passionate about hiring veterans, mentoring them through their transition to the civilian workforce, and creating unrivaled experiences for her employees and clients. 

 

 In her scarce free time, Linda enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. She also enjoys traveling, reading, competitive bodybuilding, collecting comic books with her husband, and fundraising for causes that are near and dear to her heart such as the Ronald McDonald House and the Make a Wish Foundation.

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Jan (Ken) Gleiman

Dr. Gleiman joined Inspirata after a successful career in the United States Army where he served as a Green Beret in the Special Forces and later as a strategic planner and policy advisor to the most senior Department of Defense (DoD) officials. Described by his friends and colleagues as, “...an unapologetic academic with a passion for the practical application of knowledge,” Ken combines empirical rigor with a sense of mission accomplishment learned from his years of service around the globe.

 

Prior to joining Inspirata, Ken conducted and led numerous assessments and evaluations for DoD leadership. These included a comprehensive examination of DoD’s China strategy while serving on the DoD’s China Task Force, and an examination of the security sector in the West Bank while serving as the Director of Strategy, Plans, and Assessments for the U.S. Security Coordinator to Israel and the Palestinian Authority.  As Inspirata’s Vice President of Strategy and Government Operations, Ken works with our government clients to tailor empirically based research and strategy solutions. 

 

As a service-disabled veteran, Ken believes in giving back to his community of veterans through mentorship and service. He currently serves as the President of the Army Strategist Association (ASA) (501c3). Ken is married with two teenage children.  He is a fitness enthusiast and an avid golfer. He enjoys teaching part-time at Georgetown University’s Security Studies Program.

VP Strategy & Government Operations

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Drewry (Drew) Brown Jr.

Drewry Brown Jr. is a 26-year army officer and highly skilled logistician who has been able to apply different tactics, techniques, procedures, and best practices to operational environments of varying levels of complexity. Drew has served as a Logistics Officer at the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command in Manama, Bahrain; the Deputy Chief of Logistic Support Operations at the U.S. Military Observer Group in Washington, DC; a Logistics Consultant and Maintenance Project Manager at the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem; and a Logistics Officer and Assistant Chief of Staff at the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive Command, located at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland and has coordinated cross-border operations in Dubai, Oman, Kuwait. Drew is a soon-to-be Ph.D. holder in Business Administration with a concentration in Organizational Leadership with the intent of contributing to leader development in both the public and private sector. Lastly, he takes every opportunity to give back to the community through a host of social organizations of which he's a member

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Jada Fraser.

Consultant

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Jada Fraser is an M.A. student in Asian Studies at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service where she also serves as the Editor-In-Chief of Georgetown's Journal of Asian Affairs. She has worked as a Policy Research Fellow with the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies and a Research Assistant with the Japan Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Jada is a Young Leader with the Pacific Forum and a fellow in their U.S.-Japan Next Generation Leaders’ initiative. Jada’s research interests include issues that lie at the intersection of defense and diplomacy in Asia, in particular the growing minilateral security architecture in the Indo-Pacific. Her work has also been published with Pacific Forum, CSIS, The Lowy Institute and The Australian Strategic Policy Institute. Jada is a firm believer in the power of mentorship. As someone who has had wonderful mentors supporting her throughout her personal and professional life, she hopes to be an empowering force for those around her. Jada is passionate about addressing disparities in diversity and equity in national security and advocates for ensuring BIPOC perspectives are included in the spaces she inhabits.

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