Executive Team

The Winvale executive team brings together a shared passion for helping its clients overcome the challenges they face growing and securing their organizations.

Winvale has three core values:


Maintain strong client relationships based on open and honest communication.


To regularly exceed expectations and cooperate with others to obtain a common goal.

Entrepreneurial Drive

Developing experiences that better our employees, clients, and government.

Kevin Lancaster
Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Lancaster

“We hold nothing back. Our goal is to provide our clients with the best solutions, insight and guidance that enable them to make informed decisions.”

Kevin Lancaster has served as Chief Executive Officer since co-founding The Winvale Group in 2003.

Under his leadership Winvale has developed several leading consulting and technology solutions including Winvale Government Contract Consulting, ID Agent & Protorion Systems. He is focused on developing solutions that continually meet Winvale’s business goals while enabling an operating model to help staff identify and respond to emerging trends that affect both Winvale and the clients it serves.

Leadership Achievements:

2016 Technology Company of the Year – Chesapeake Regional Technology Council
2016 Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazer – National Law Journal
4 x INC5000 Award Recipient 2016, 2010, 2009, 2008
2 x SmartCEO Future 50 Award
2 x SmartCEO “Five on Fire” Award
2014 SmartCEO Voltage Awards for “Technology Implementer of the Year.”

Kevin frequently speaks to domestic and international audiences on topics ranging from identity management, cyber security, government contracting and relations, strategy, and technology trends impacting the both the private and public sectors.

Prior to co-founding Winvale, Kevin held positions at SunTrust Banks and the University of Maryland’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship – a world-class think tank for enterprise creation. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, volunteers to help feed the homeless in the Baltimore- Washington Corridor and enjoys coaching youth ice hockey at the US Naval Academy.

Brian Dunn
Chief Operating Officer

Brian Dunn

“The greatest challenge for organizations that want to sell to the federal government is understanding how the process works. Our role is to educate our clients, helping them navigate through the web of regulations and at the same time, uncover opportunities for growth.”

A founding partner of Winvale, Brian Dunn manages and supervises all professional services for company clients, among them business intelligence and market assessment, schedule maintenance, OIG audits, training, sales strategy and business development. Under Brian’s direction, Winvale has successfully negotiated and managed hundreds of GSA Schedule contracts for companies of many sizes and representing many industries. Brian’s expertise with GSA’s Multiple Award Schedule is the driver behind Winvale’s nearly perfect contract approval rate, and continues to power customer success.

Brian’s previous experience included navigating government contracts and licensing agreements while protecting intellectual property rights for a Northern Virginia-based software company. He also served at a leading government contract consultancy, developing, maintaining and marketing GSA Schedule contracts, along with state and local procurement vehicles for a host of Fortune 1000 corporations.

Brian is a member of the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF), the National Contract Management Association (NCMA), and the American Bar Association (ABA), He is a graduate of James Madison University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management.

Steve Young

Steve Young

“Many technology companies fall into the trap of thinking that in order to sell to the government they must have their own GSA Schedule. Often, their commercial business practices make it difficult to manage and remain compliant for future business. They owe it to themselves to see how getting on Winvale’s GSA Schedule may be the better bet.”

Steve Young has been with Winvale since 2006.  Steve began his career at Winvale providing GSA Schedule Consulting, his experience with various aspects of GSA Schedule compliance allowed him to develop hands-on solutions to subcontracting requirements and reporting for large businesses seeking a GSA Schedule.  Additionally, Steve helped to spearhead Winvale’s in-house GSA Advantage! process so that all companies who were given a GSA Schedule through Winvale’s services would have the required web presence on GSA Advantage!

Steve serves as the Director of the Technology Resale division.  Steve manages all aspects of Winvale’s GSA Schedule contracts.  Steve also leads the company in RFP/RFQ responses where Winvale is the Prime Contractor.  Responsible for over 60 manufacturers on Winvale’s GSA Schedule contracts, Steve insures that each manufacturer’s products or services are compliant and within scope of each GSA contract.

Steve is a graduate of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a degree in Business Management and Marketing.

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