Tribal Tech is led by a team of exceptionally focused and dedicated professionals.
Vice President & Chief Contracts Officer
Chris has over twelve years of experience in project management and contract oversight, in addition to background supporting governmental meeting planning and logistics. His responsibilities include the preparation of all contracts and contract modifications to ensure compliance with legislative requirements, as well as all contract extensions, renewals and close-outs. He supports the contract start-up process, identifying short-term resources needed, and manages the development of start-up checklists, as well as the organization of hand-over and kick-off meetings. Chris served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Panama.
Chief of Staff
Joanne has been a part of the Tribal Tech leadership team since its inception. Her 35 years of combined service within the federal government and the private sector has proven invaluable to the start-up and success of the company. Her professional experience at high levels of the public and private sector has generated a tremendous competitive edge for Tribal Tech. Joanne has been able to leverage assets throughout her career with her outstanding leadership, management and communications skills, along with her expertise in administration, human resources, logistics, marketing, and public affairs.
Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Jim has served as a CEO to five different corporations. With over 23 years of experience combined with continued education, he has given these organizations a leading edge in achieving their goals. Jim has a passion for leading US and international organizations and helping them achieve their desired outcomes.
With over 20 years of experience in a wide variety of disciplines, she has a vast understanding of private sector practices and government procedures related to Native American community development initiatives. Michele Matteson also possesses a strong attention to detail, specifically in communications and logistics. She is actively involved in strengthening the Tribal Tech brand through her marketing, networking and business development skills. Ms. Matteson is affiliated with the San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians.
Chief Financial Officer
Joe Poole has been Tribal Tech’s CFO for the past ten years. He has over 50 years of experience as an accountant and financial consultant, working with individuals and businesses, most notably with business startups. Joe’s expertise in the intricacies of running a small business has been a tremendous asset to the growth of Tribal Tech.
Fabrice Vasques has over 30 years of experience in the finance world in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. His expertise is invaluable to the growth of Tribal Tech.