Change Font Size


Blue Canopy Leadership

The Blue Canopy Leadership Team
Our Leadership Team guides and mentors our employees, develops innovative solutions and ensures customer satisfaction through quality execution. Each member is dedicated to fostering an atmosphere of inclusion and mutual respect.

Stephen Downing

Director, Civilian

Stephen Downing - Director, CivilianStephen Downing is a Director in Blue Canopy’s Federal Civilian Practice. He has over 10 years of Federal IT consulting and software development experience across multiple projects at NSF.

Beth Klein

Director, Civilian

Beth Klein - Director, CivilianBeth Klein is a Director in the Federal Civilian Practice. She joined Blue Canopy in 2004 and has over 25 years of systems integration and program management experience. Her expertise consists of a well-rounded mixture of 18 years serving government clients and 7 years supporting commercial clients.

Maria Karisik

Director, National Security

Maria Karisik - Director, National SecurityMaria Karisik brings over 20 years of IT and management consulting experience with special emphasis on program/project management, product management, and process improvement in telecommunications, web development, and human capital systems across the commercial and federal space. Ms.

James McGinn

Director, National Security | Big Data / Analytics & Cloud

Jim McGinn bio photoJim McGinn is a Director in the National Security and Big Data/Analytics & Cloud practice at Blue Canopy.

Dr. Steve W. Schwartz

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Steve Schwartz - Chief Medical OfficerDr. Steve W. Schwartz, Blue Canopy’s Chief Medical Officer has over 35 years of experience applying IT to solve health care issues. He has been a practicing physician for over 20 years and has been Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and lead developer for a healthcare IT company developing practice management software and backup and recovery software for medical imaging.

David Smyre

Senior Director, National Security

David Smyre serves as a Director in Blue Canopy’s National Security Business Unit. He brings 25 years of management and consulting experience working with federal government customers, primarily supporting elements of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community. He joined Blue Canopy in 2003 to help establish a business unit focused on the government market, and to manage a practice within that group serving multiple DoD customer organizations.

You are here