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Chief Executive Officer
Stephen Pollan is a successful entrepreneur with over twenty years of executive leadership experience. After progressing through operations management and human resources positions with international food-industry corporations, he chose to take advantage of new entrepreneurial opportunities when creating Assessment Technologies Group (ATG).
He strives every day to make ATG the best in the business of organizational consulting, and always pursues through difficulties until the job is done right. Stephen is a well-respected businessman and devotes a great deal of his time improving the Jacksonville community as a member of many local boards and councils.
Jane L. Landon
Jane Landon joined Web.com in November 2010 as Chief Technology Officer. Prior to joining Web.com, Ms. Landon was Deputy Commissioner and Chief Information Officer for the New York City Department of Finance. Her past experience include, Business and Technology leadership positions at Microsoft, where she was General Manager of Worldwide .net Market Development, and Chief Information Officer for Public Sector Business Systems Information Technology, as well as, Institutional CIO Prudential Insurance of America and General Manger Global Corporate Systems at The Bankers Trust Company. Jane is also on the Board of Directors of STEM2Hub, of Northeast Florida and the Jacksonville Chapter of Year Up. Ms. Landon holds a BA in Business Administration from SUNY Fredonia.
Dr. Lakshmi Narayanan is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist, Educator and Scholar-Practitioner, Consultant, Cross-Cultural Trainer, Course Developer/ Designer and People Scientist.
Her Skills include Psychological Assessment, Situational/Behavioral interviewing, Mentoring, Coaching, Survey Feedback, Training, Competency Modeling, Talent Management, Stress Management, Cultural Competency and DEI Training. She is certified in Human Capital Assessment (HUCAMA) and Diversity and Inclusion in HR Management.
She has several years of experience in teaching, research, and consulting both nationally and internationally. She has also served on many leadership and administrative positions and for private and public organizations. She has several presentations and has published in many top tier peer-reviewed journals.
She also received a Gold Medal for her exemplary academic performance. She is presently a Senior Board Member for the Florida Industrial/Organizational Group for the state of Florida.
Shanker Menon is a scholar—practitioner and is Industrial/Organizational Psychologist and Management expert, with degrees on both Psychology and Management. He has a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from USF and also a second doctorate, a Doctor of Business Administration from USF. He also has an MBA and MA in Economics.
He is also an academic and has worked as an Associate professor nationally and internationally. He has worked in Management at the Dhofar University, and as an Associate at the American University of RAK. His expertise is in Talent Management, Executive Coaching, Strategic management, Leadership, Organizational Change, and Business analytics.
He worked in ASC providing consulting expertise and training to large and medium organizations. He has been involved in numerous projects including his involvement with University of Quebec. He is a Steering Committee Member of the nonprofit Cathedral Arts Project (Any Given Child)-Kennedy Center, Jacksonville, and a Board of the nonprofit organization FIOP, Florida.
Dawn Started at ATG January 3rd of 2022 as a Project Coordinator. She currently holds a BS in Business Management with a minor in Logistics, as well as, a Master’s in Project Management. She is a mother of 4 and married to a military retiree. She loves music and spending time with her family.
Director of Operations and Marketing
Megan DeGance is a highly skilled and experienced professional with a proven track record of success in delivering tools and analytical methods that empower human capital decisions. As the Director of Operations and Marketing at Assessment Technologies Group, Megan has demonstrated her ability to drive business growth through her expertise in event management, social media marketing, public speaking, email marketing, corporate communications, and trade shows. Prior to her current role, Megan worked as the Center Operations & Programs Manager at USO, where she managed the day-to-day center operational procedures for 4 area base installations, ensuring a cost-effective, safe, and welcoming environment. Megan has a strong background in publishing, having worked as the Associate Publisher/COO at Advantage Publishing Inc., where she managed corporate branding, advertising, and event planning, and developed marketing strategies for various media outlets.
Joanna DeMott, MHR, PM
Director of Business Development
Joanna has over 20 years of experience supporting military service members and their families. She is always looking for ways to push the envelope to help underserved community members and those that support them succeed.
Joanna holds a Master of Human Relations degree from the University of Oklahoma, a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Maryland Global Campus, and a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute.
Joanna’s spouse is a Marine veteran who retired after 23 years of service in 2019. Throughout her career, Joanna moved all over the world - Germany to Japan, East Coast to West – through many different career paths; including Government Contracting, Military Personal and Family Readiness, and Higher Education.
Joanna joined ATG in September of 2023 as the Director of Business Development, North America