Accomplished in business management, workforce development, and information technology (IT), Steve Vincent is a forward-thinking, customer-focused problem solver. Facilitating strategic and tactical change in mission-critical environments, he delivers on promises with professionalism, integrity and accountability.
Senior Business Development Manager
During his 28-year public-service career, Steve led teams of several hundred people and managed budgets exceeding $20 million. Steve’s problem-solving aptitude and passion for public service inspired his current focus on TIAG business-development initiatives. His keen focus is on helping the people he serves to be successful by resolving their specific challenges. He is known for leaving his ego at the door, listening intently to the customer, building strong relationships with stakeholders, and maximizing resources to achieve the customer’s goals.
Steve originally applied his expertise to advance TIAG’s clinical informatics work with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2), a component of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury. A stalwart advocate for veterans, Steve also collaborated with Bellevue College on the U.S. Department of Labor-funded Health e-Workforce Consortium that trains service members and others for health IT careers. Steve co-presented at regional and national level events to educate employers and veterans about the value of this program.
In his role as a business advisor, Steve brings experience gained from a 25-year U.S. Navy career during which he mastered progressively complex leadership roles. Among other assignments, he was captain and commanding officer of Navy Operational Support Center, leading military and civilian teams to improve organizational effectiveness. Steve also served as the Navy’s northwest region liaison to the 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Hire America’s Heroes. At the Pentagon, as deputy director of the Navy’s business operations unit within the office of the vice chief of naval operations, Steve helped implement strategic process improvements across multiple business lines. As commanding officer of USS Germantown, he directed management and operations of the Navy warship. Throughout his military service, Steve helped transform organizational culture by instituting best practices, simultaneously managing succession plans to ensure continuity in high-turnover environments. At the Third Annual 2018 VETTYS Awards, Steve was awarded an Honorary VETTY by The Academy of United States Veterans (AUSV).