Each member of the Franklin Maxwell Group consulting team brings extensive practical experience and possesses invaluable expertise, as well as an operational and strategic understanding of management issues.
Many of our Associates have served at the highest levels within the Federal Government and in the private sector developing, implementing, and managing company and agency-wide policies, programs, and information systems, and are recognized for their management expertise and leadership skills.
Mr. Maltbie is the Founder and President of the Franklin Maxwell Group and oversees the planning and execution of services, corporate performance, and client satisfaction. Prior to his retirement from the federal service as a member of the Senior Executive Service, Mr. Maltbie was the Director of the Department of the Navy’s Office of Civilian Human Resources. His responsibilities included the development, implementation, and assessment of civilian human resources and equal employment opportunity policies and programs, as well as human resources information technology. In addition, through a staff of 1,400 employees at 13 locations, he directed the operational delivery of regionalized human resources services worldwide for the Department’s 182,000 civilian employees. Mr. Maltbie planned and managed the stand-up of the Department’s eight HR Service Centers and the Department-wide migration to a modern HRM information system. Mr. Maltbie was responsible for formulating and managing a budget of approximately 128 million dollars.
Mr. Maltbie received a B.A. degree in Psychology and a M.S. degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from San Francisco State University. He is a Vietnam veteran, having served a tour of duty with the U.S. Army.
Paul Anderson, CPA
Vice President, Financial Management and Contracts
Mr. Anderson worked with the federal government for 34 years, most notably serving as Chief Accountant for the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard; Comptroller of the Trident Naval Submarine Base, Bangor; and as Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site. Since 2005, Mr. Anderson has held Chief Financial Officer and Contracts Manager positions for small and midsize firms, managing government contracts exceeding $600 million and has led the development of hundreds of contract proposals, collectively exceeding $1 billion in value. Mr. Anderson is a recipient of numerous professional awards, including the Navy’s Distinguished Comptroller Award. He has extensive expertise managing, developing or evaluating contracts, proposals, and cost estimates; understanding and applying the Federal Acquisition Regulations (and agency supplements), assessing Federal Financial Regulations, developing contract and financial policies and regulations, and applying and evaluating contract direct and indirect cost elements.
Mr. Anderson holds a B. S. degree in Business Administration from California State University at Northridge and is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Government Financial Manager.
Michael Tegel, MBA, PMP
Mr. Tegel has been instrumental in orchestrating the end-to-end process of managing federal contracts from proposal development to theconclusion of support contracts. Mr. Tegel is proactive and focused on improving efficiencies throughout Franklin Maxwell operations and business development, working directly with business partners and clients. In addition to internal operations, he has performed data analytics and developed database tracking systems for a variety agencies and installations.
Prior to joining Franklin Maxwell, Mr. Tegel was a proprietary derivatives trader with sole responsibility for developing and executing trading strategies in the Eurodollar Futures market. Mr. Tegel has a Master of Business Administration from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and a Bachelor's degree in Finance from Loyola University Chicag. Mr. Tegel is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
VP, Client Services
Mr. Blandford has more than 40 years of experience in positions within the Federal Government and the private sector in all facets of HR services, including: recruiting, staffing, position management and classification, employee relations, labor relations, employee benefits (including retirement), training, personnel security and EEO. Mr. Bland-ford was selected as the first Chief Human Capital Officer for the Federal Labor Relations Authority, served as Director of Administration, and was se-lected as a member of the SES as Director of Operations. As a Senior Executive (SES) within the Federal Government and in the private sector, Mr. Blandford managed both line and staff organizations. After retiring from the SES, Mr. Blandford helped launch the successful implementation of a human capital project with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), managing more than 200 employees with an annual budget of more than $25 million that provided TSA with quality and timely recruitment, staffing, assessment, personnel security, and hiring services. Subsequently, Mr. Blandford successfully managed a project with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation providing nationwide HR services with a budget of $2-3 mil-lion and a staff of 20 employees. Mr. Blandford’s private sector experience has included service as a Program Director, Vice President, and Executive Vice President of Operations. Mr. Blandford holds a B.S. degree in Personnel and Industrial Relations, University of Maryland; M.S. degree in Human Resources, Central Michigan University; completed the Federal Executive Institute, Leadership for a Democratic Society Residential Program and the John F. Kennedy School of Government Senior Fellows Program, Harvard University.
Phillip Gardner, PMP
Mr. Gardner is a retired Deloitte Principal with over thirty years experience supporting federal and state government agencies. Mr. Gardner’s areas of expertise include Program and Project Management, Lean Six Sigma, Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS), Activity Based Costing (ABC), and Business Process Re-engineering (BPR). He managed the Navy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems Integration Program for BearingPoint and Deloitte valued at $176M and led a project to establish a PMO for the Georgia Department of Revenue to help them manage their IT projects by establishing common scheduling tools, business processes and reporting metrics.
Mr. Gardner is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. His program management expertise is well recognized in the business consulting field as he led Deloitte’s Program Management Community of Practice with over 900 members. His expertise spans across all client industries—commercial, federal, and state and local governments.
Mr. Gardner received a B.S. degree in Business Administration from University of Nebraska and a served 8 years on active duty and the remainder of M.S. in Information Systems from the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey, CA. Mr. Gardner is a retired Commander in the Naval Reserves having served as a Surface Warfare Officer.