Jon Bartlett

Co-Founder and Partner

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, he 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 graduated Cum Laude with a BBA in Marketing Information Systems. 

Steve Laskin

Co-Founder and Partner

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.

Asim Khan


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.

Mija Yoo

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


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.

If you ask Stephen his favorite part about the job and the recruiting process, he will tell you he enjoys nothing more than meeting with candidates he has placed and hearing how the new job has bettered their quality of life. Stephen graduated Magna Cum Laude from High Point University with a degree in Business and minored in both Marketing and Communications.

Adam Sisk

Recruiting Manager

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.

Surrounding himself with individuals who work hard and push him to be his best self is why Adam loves working for Atlas. He strives to continue to help grow the Atlas brand with a dedication and willingness to be successful.

Adam received his BS from James Madison University in Justice Studies with a concentration in Crime and Criminality.

Nicko Esherick

Sr. Associate 

Nicko is an Associate Recruiter for AtlasAdvancement, Inc. He brings a variety of experience to Atlas ranging from his role as a General Manager of a local fan favorite Big Buns restaurant to working in sales. Nicko knows how to lead and more importantly communicate with those around him.

Nicko graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Operations and Supply Chain.

Katie Carr

Marketing and Sales Analyst

Katie is a Marketing and Sales Analyst at AtlasAdvancement, Inc. She is a recent graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations. Previously, Katie completed a Marketing Internship with SyCom Technologies in Richmond, VA focusing on company branding efforts and customer success strategies. Katie is excited to be a part of the Atlas team and working to assist in marketing and sales efforts.

Ryan Owens

Strategy and Sales Recruiting Manager

Ryan is the Strategy and Sales Recruiting Manager for AtlasAdvancement’s Government Contracting Division. He primarily focuses on Business Development, Capture, Proposal, Solution Architecture, and Contract Management positions within the Federal Space.  After graduating from James Madison University with a BBA in Finance and Accounting, Ryan worked for one of the Big Four public accounting firms doing wealth management and financial planning.  Ryan also gained experience in the Commercial Real Estate Industry working for a billion dollar publicly traded REIT, before transitioning into Recruiting.  He has over 13 years of recruiting experience, and his ability to network, develop new relationships, and think outside of the box has allowed Ryan to play a key role in the growth of the Government Contracting Division at AtlasAdvancement.   

Rachel Colliton

Associate Recruiter

Rachel is an Associate Recruiter at AtlasAdvancement. Her background in Sales and Marketing has grown through her time at Enterprise Rent-A-Car and The Bozzuto Group. She loves that Atlas specializes in helping individuals pursue their career in ways they never imagined. She grew up with a sports background, playing on different teams, and she is excited to be a part of this amazing team.

Rachel graduated from Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.