Our Team

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner

Keith Scott is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of K.L. Scott & Associates, LLC. He is an accomplished IT and management consulting services leader with over 29 years of consulting experience supporting local, state, and federal government agencies. He is a proven results-oriented leader and has an excellent track record of optimizing client performance through strategic planning, organizational transformational services, operational process improvements, and information technology strategy.   Mr. Scott has a long history of leading large-scale, time sensitive, highly visible, and complex solutions to make clients successful with over 50 government clients served.  

Mr. Scott has a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from North Carolina A&T State University, a Master of Business Administration in Organizational Strategy from Mercer University and is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute, and has a Certification in Business Analytics from the University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business.


President & Managing Partner

Tony Tolliver is the President of K. L. Scott & Associates, LLC. He has over 20 years of program and project management experience involving scheduling, cost, and personnel management for IT and Telecommunications related projects within the federal government and commercial industries.

Mr. Tolliver also has over 20 years of technical experience in strategic planning and analysis, process improvement, system architecture design, systems management, and networking. Mr. Tolliver maintained a security clearance for 17 years during all his federal government engagements.

Mr. Tolliver has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Rust College and a Master of Science Degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Florida.


Chief Operating Officer & Managing Partner

Adrian Atkinson is the Chief Operating Officer of K.L. Scott & Associates, LLC. Adrian oversees business operations, company policies and compliance, and human resources. He also leads the company strategy team to build and develop strategic partnerships, assist clients with building capacity, business growth strategies and strategic plan execution. Adrian has over 24 years of experience in the public sector in which he has been an advisor to executive management teams, provided leadership and professional development training, mentoring, strategic planning, business process improvement, civil design review and civil infrastructure inspection.

Mr. Atkinson has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Public Administration from Liberty University. In addition, Mr. Atkinson is a Certified Diversity Executive (CDE).


Business Development Lead

Juliana Correa is the Business Development Lead for K.L. Scott & Associates, LLC. Ms. Correa is a dynamic and motivated professional with a proven record of generating and building relationships, managing projects from concept to completion, designing strategies, and coaching individuals to success. She is skilled in building cross-functional teams, demonstrating exceptional communication skills, and making critical decisions during challenges. Ms. Correa provides direct support for the company executives and the day-to-day operations of K.L. Scott & Associates. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia Gwinnett College.


Director of Finance

Glen Farr is the Director of Finance for KLS&A.  Mr. Farr is a graduate of Oxford College of Emory University AA, Mercer University BS. A former Licensed Securities Broker, series 63 and series 62, Community Banker, General Manager, CFO, CEO and Turnaround Management Consultant. During his 30-year business career, Mr. Far has successfully managed the financial health of several organizations, positioning them for acquisition, and broking the sale of multi-million-dollar businesses.  Mr. Far manages the financial health of KLS&A to ensure its fiscal stability and projected growth. 


Senior Principal Consultant, Social Equity Advisory Services

Tonia Morris is a Senior Equity Principal Consultant with K.L. Scott & Associates, LLC. Tonia is servicing and is responsible for providing equity, diversity and inclusion subject matter expertise. Ms. Morris specializes in ED&I training and strategic planning services.  Ms. Morris has spent 25+years in the human resources profession in a leadership capacity where she delivered comprehensive HR solutions.  She has facilitated hundreds of human resources topics to organizations, agencies around culture transformation, generational inclusion, leadership to name a few.  Ms. Morris has worked with fortune 100 companies, local state, county and federal government agencies on HR related projects.  Ms. Morris is the 2019 recipient of the Stevie’s Award – “Maverick of the Year” for Diversity Impact. She is a professional speaker with the National Speaker Association. 

Ms. Morris is a certified Executive Coach, Mindset Coach, Visual Presenter, and Diversity Professional.  She has a Bachelor of Administration from the University of South Florida. 


Senior Principal Consultant, Social Equity Advisory Services

Dr. Tamara Atkinson is a public health social worker with over 17 years of experience in the implementation of evidence-based practice models in behavioral health, tobacco cessation, and perinatal treatment. She specializes in program sustainability through the use of implementation science, effective organizational change management strategies, and quality improvement initiatives. She teaches undergraduate courses in research methodology, global health, and quality improvement. Dr. Atkinson also teaches courses in healthcare policy, strategy implementation, and quality and patient safety in the MBA-Healthcare Management program.

Dr. Tamara Atkinson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Healthcare Management in the Tillman School of Business and currently serves as Chair for the Department of Healthcare Management and the Department of Human Resources Management.

Dr. Atkinson received her undergraduate degree in Social Work (BSW) with a Certificate in Public Administration and Policy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County; her Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; and her Doctorate degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), where she specialized in Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPE) and Healthcare Leadership.

Publications

Barbarin, O., McCandis, T., Coleman, C., & Atkinson, T. (2004). Ethnicity and Culture. In Allen Meares, P. & Fraser, M (Eds.) Intervention with Children and Adolescents: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. New York: Allyn and Bacon.

Atkinson, T., & Imai, S. (2020). Infant Mortality: Access and Barriers to Quality Perinatal Care in  North Carolina. [Commentary]. North Carolina Journal of Medicine (Manuscript in Preparation).


Senior Principal Consultant, Education Industry

Dr. Vicki Denmark is a senior principal consultant with 40 years as an educator with a myriad of extensive leadership, solution development, and program management experiences with K-12 and higher education institutions. She most recently served as the Chief Architect of the Learning Lab at Cognia™, and before her role at Cognia, she was a senior executive leader in a large, urban school district.

Dr. Denmark has a Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies from Georgia State University, Ed.S, Educational Leadership from Georgia Southern University, M.Ed. Elementary Education from Georgia Southern University, and B.S. in Elementary Education from Armstrong Atlanta University.

Selected Publications

Andrews, P. G., Debray-Pelot, E., & Denmark, V.  (2009). Middle grades education: Finding success in the middle. In E. A. Houck (Ed.), Georgia education policy papers: A collection of policy papers for the 2009 legislative session (pp. 24-37, 117-119). Athens, GA: Education Policy & Evaluation Center, University of Georgia.

Opfer, D. & Denmark, V.  (2001). Sorting out a sense of place: School and school board relationships in the midst of school-based decision making. Peabody Journal of Education, 76 (3), 101-118.


Senior Manager, Digital Transformation

Wes Graham has 20 years of experience driving process excellence in retail, federal government, transportation, and manufacturing. He has led continuous process improvement initiatives involving Lean Six Sigma project management, and the coordinating and facilitation of training and coaching of process excellence methodologies across a diverse range of industries, resulting in millions in cost savings and revenue recovery. Wes’ Operational Excellence Research work has led to publications in technical journals (Transportation Law Journal, IIE Solutions) and he has led and/or participated in authoring Operational Excellence training manuals for multiple fortune 500 companies.

Wes began his consulting career with Accenture and has served as an internal process improvement lead with The Home Depot, Ryder, and MeadWestvaco. Recently as a consultant Wes has led Operational Excellence efforts across a wide variety of clients and industries.

Wes holds multiple degrees (MS-Mathematics and MS-Industrial Engineering) from Mississippi State University and is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He also has served as lead instructor of Engineering Economics at MSU.


Manager, Organizational Strategy & Support

Dr. Miranda Bissoo is a Manager with K.L. Scott & Associates, LLC. Dr. Bissoo has a wide range of experiences and in-depth knowledge related to teaching and learning, education policy, strategic planning, research analytics, program evaluation, and product (solution) ideating and development processes. Dr. Bissoo has an Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership, Policy and Law from Alabama State University, a Master of Education in Instructional Leadership from Alabama State University, Master of Education in Elementary Education from Auburn University at Montgomery, and a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Faulkner University.


Consultant, Social Equity Advisory Services

Monique Inge is a Consultant with K.L. Scott & Associates, LLC.  Ms. Inge is a solutions-driven professional with more than 15 years' experience managing projects, administrative office operations and communications approaches. She is highly skilled in building rapport with clients and teams; about to efficiently and quickly "get-up-to-speed".  Ms. Inge provides equity analysis for DE&I clients such as CDC, Frederick County, Town of Matthews, and City of Boise to identify inequity in workforce culture, compensation, training, staff recruitment, hiring and employee retention. Ms. Inge has a Bachelor of Arts in English, Professional, Technical, Business and Scientific Writing and a Master of Arts in Business and Corporate Communications.


Senior Consultant, Social Equity Advisory Services

Katie Elmer is a Senior Consultant with K.L. Scott & Associates, LLC.  Katie earned her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Connecticut and her Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration from Bowling Green State University. Her professional experience includes public and private institutions of higher education, community mental health, and non-profit healthcare. Trained as an educator, Katie is well versed in DEIA training, curriculum development, educational assessment, facilitation, corporate training, and learning management systems. Katie has presented her work at both regional and national conferences, especially regarding LGBTQ and disability topics.