Jon Bartlett is a founder and Partner with AtlasAdvancement, Inc., Jon specializes in identifying talent in Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Finance, Accounting, Tax, Contracts & Subcontracts, Capture, and Proposals. Since 2002, Jon has been instrumental in recruiting top talent and placing numerous professionals year after year.
His extensive Software Sales background allows him to understand and digest technology in order to serve his candidates and clients with pertinent insight. Jon has a thirst for networking and building deep, long standing relationships which has led to repeat business for almost a decade. His diligence in keeping in contact with his network makes him a true life coach and trusted consultant.
AtlasAdvancement continues to have record years during a challenging economic development. It has been due to strong development of new hires who want to be the best in the market space.
Jon believes his people are his greatest asset and never takes them for granted. Jon received his BA in Marketing Information Systems from James Madison University.
Steve Laskin is a founder and Partner with AtlasAdvancement, Inc. Steve specializes in identifying talent in Finance, Accounting, Tax, Pricing, Audit, Treasury, DCAA Compliance, as well as Executive Level Business Development and leadership positions within government contracting. Since getting into search in 1999, he has successfully placed hundreds of professionals in industries that vary from Government Contracting, Financial Services, Professional Services, Energy, Public Accounting, and Healthcare and Internet Start-Ups.
Steve’s hands on approach and thorough understanding of the DC market has allowed him to stand out among his peers by continually locating hard to find talent and those who stand out as the top 5% of the marketplace. As AtlasAdvancement, Inc. has grown, Steve has been very involved with training and developing new hires for the firm and ensuring they deliver the high quality search to our clients that they have grown to expect since 2002.
Steve received his BBA in Marketing from James Madison University.
Chief Operating Officer / Principal
Asim Khan is the Chief Operating Officer and Principal of Business Development/Strategic Sales for AtlasAdvancement, Inc. He has been with the firm since 2008 and has more than ten years of leadership and management experience. In those years, he has managed, trained, and mentored sales teams and built long-term relationships with both candidates and clients. Asim manages the operations of the firm, provides cutting-edge strategies for new client business development and holds his staff accountable for locating and delivering the best caliber of candidates.
Beyond leading the internal operations at Atlas, Asim’s expertise is in sales and business development has given him the distinct ability to build a strong presence in several industries including the area’s leading government contracting companies. Asim’s approach is growth-oriented: he takes the time to develop an intimate understanding of his clients’ strategic growth plans, typically meeting with his clients’ Chief Growth Officers and EVPs of Business Development to align his search efforts with their vision. Asim has helped several companies successfully build out their sales and business development departments using this approach. In addition, he has filled numerous positions with passive job seekers in roles including capture, proposals, pricing, and pre-sales engineer and architects, all ranging in seniority from managerial-level to Vice President.
Asim has BS in Management from George Mason University.
Principal – VP of Accounting and Finance Recruiting
Mija is a Principal – VP of Accounting and Finance Recruiting with AtlasAdvancement, Inc., and manages and mentors the firm’s Finance and Accounting recruiters.
While attending George Mason University, Mija worked full time for Staples Corporation and became the youngest General Manager in this well-known publicly traded firm.
After she graduated, she joined AtlasAdvancement. Since joining AtlasAdvancement, Mija has continued on the fast track, having been promoted two times and achieved incredible success filling positions from Staff to CFO level for private and public clients in the DC Metro Area.
Mija received her BS in Business from George Mason University.
Stephen Moschella is a Director with AtlasAdvancement, Inc. on the Finance and Accounting team. After graduating from college and networking with some of the top recruiters in the industry and learning more about the staffing profession, Stephen decided recruiting was the career he wanted to pursue. Growing up with a father who is a Big 4 CPA, Stephen felt compelled to specialize in the Finance and Accounting.
Marketing and Operations Manager
Abby is the Marketing and Operations Manager at AtlasAdvancement. After graduating from college, she interned at a PR firm in NYC as well as a PR firm in Washington, DC. Before coming to AtlasAdvancement, Abby worked as a Formalities Specialist at a patent law firm in Alexandria, VA.
Abby graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in Communications. Outside of work, she likes to spend time with friends and family.
Adam is an Associate Recruiter with AtlasAdvancement, Inc where he focuses on recruiting for Accounting and Finance positions. Adam was a student-athlete at James Madison University from 2014-2018. After completing his degree, Adam pursued baseball at the professional level. He played Independent-Minor League Baseball for the Lake Erie Crushers in Avon, Ohio.
Adam received his BS from James Madison University in Justice Studies with a concentration in Crime and Criminality.
Taylor is an Associate Recruiter at AtlasAdvancement. He is a Northern Virginia native from right down route 7 in Leesburg. He has lived in the DC area his whole life. He studied International Business at James Madison University and was a member of the club swim team. Now, he enjoys boxing, cooking, and DC Sports.
Business Development Manager
Lauren Bechtel is the Business Development Manager supporting AtlasAdvancement’s federal contracting/sales division. She grew up in a government household, moving every few years between Loudoun County and abroad. This mixed with her experience in sales & marketing at a mid-sized government contractor made her transition to the team a natural one.