SLI Global Solutions - Program and technical consulting that assists government agencies to improve service delivery

Management Team


Mark Phillips, President and CEO

Mark PhillipsMark Phillips is President and Chief Executive Officer of SLI Global Solutions. He is responsible for growing SLI as a trusted partner for software testing, independent verification and validation, and certification testing for commercial and government clients in the US and abroad. Mark has been leading complex information technology delivery organizations for over 25 years. His career spans diverse areas including electronic health records, electronic elections systems, travel distribution, state government and defense systems. As a technology business leader, he grew and led organizations for top US IT consulting companies to over $100M in annual revenue. His international experience includes developing a unified product delivery life cycle used to manage and globally deliver IT projects valued at over $160M, and the testing and certification for the Republic of the Philippines national elections.

Mark holds a Masters degree in Human Factors Engineering from California State University, Northridge. 


Steven Esposito, President - Government Solutions

Steven EspositoSteve Esposito joined in September of 2010 and is responsible for leading the Government Solutions practice. He is accountable for sustainability and growth as he identifies, pursues, and delivers Project Management and Oversight services on government IT projects. Under his direction, a national team of project managers, consultants, and  specialists help state government agencies mitigate project risk through SLI's high performance Quality Assurance (QA) and Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) solutions.

Steve has over 28 years of professional IT consulting, his experience includes implementing large human services, financial, accounting, banking, and voter registration systems. Prior to SLI Global Solutions, Steve was SVP for MAXIMUS and CIO for the Arizona Department of Economic Security, Division of Child Support Enforcement (DCSE).   

Steve received a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University. He is a PMI-certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and CRISC certified.  

Vernon Drew - CSF President

Vernon Drew photo.jpg.png As CSF President since 1991, Vernon has management responsibility for the child support and child welfare line of business.  He leads a team that provides policy, operations and organization analysis; technical assistance; and training for federal, state and local human services agencies to help improve delivery of services to families and children.

Prior to joining CSF, Vernon has held leadership roles at the state and federal level including the role of Vice President of MAXIMUS.  He has served as President of both ERICSA and NCSEA and remains an active Honorary Life Member in both organizations. 

Vernon received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wofford College in 1970.