John Boyer completed degrees with Texas Tech University, University of San Diego, and Georgetown ESADE and is also a combat veteran having served the United States Marine Corps in Iraq. In 2009, John launched the team’s first project to build a footwear manufacturing facility in Afghanistan and has since been leading projects supporting CENTCOM activities throughout Central Asia and the expansion of KVG activities abroad.
Elisha Abbott is a combat veteran having served multiple tours with the United States Marine Corps in Iraq. He earned a Masters Degree from the University of San Diego and spent several years in working projects in Mexico before joining the Afghanistan footwear project. Eli led KVG efforts to expand into Central Asia and Eastern Europe and was responsible for the development of sourcing and supply chain development in South East Asia.
Donnie Boyer is a 30 year veteran of the United States Marine Corps with tours in Cuba, Korea, Japan and a combat tour in Iraq. He is an Enrolled Agent, Entrepreneur, and Farmer with degrees from Temple University, Elizabethtown College, American University and a Securities License. Donnie Boyer supports KVG corporate matters and governance as KVG President.
Rob Hernandez is an experienced project manager, logistician and procurement specialist for DoD and DoS projects in Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. He has successfully delivered projects in Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine and Chad. He is fluent in Russian, is a graduate of Duke University and spent several years supporting US Peace Corps and USAID projects in Central Asia.
Ana Raileanu completed her Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration from the University of Bucharest is fluent in English, Russian, and Romanian and currently serves a Project Coordinator in the KVG Moldova Station. She formerly led projects at American Chamber of Commerce, Moldova, the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, and was an advisor in the Municipality of Chisinau.
Shuhrat Murodilloev is an experienced project and logistics support manager having successfully supported DOD projects in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan as well as quality control efforts throughout Asia. He is fluent in English, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek and Farsi and familiar with cultural intricacies in the diverse Central Asian region. Shuhrat is a graduate of the American University of Central Asia and spent several years developing new business in Tajikistan and travelling the United States.
Ovidiu Rusu leads KVG efforts in Romania. He has extensive experience in the information technology industry and project logistics having supported various support activities for the US Army Corps of Engineers, the United States Marine Corps and EUCOM. Ovidiu has a degree in IT from the Bucuresti Univeritatea Spiru Haret and is fluent in English and Romanian
Thibault holds a master's in Civil Engineering from Paris. He spent the next 7 years working in project management in Central Africa. He is an experienced construction and maintenance manager. Thibault has been managing industrial and construction projects including explosive storage facilities, office construction and aviation fuel storage. Thibault is currently supporting KVG's West Africa operations out of Chad and Moldova.
Brad McAllister leads Global Operations Business Development efforts for KVG and is an experienced program manager having served extensively in active operational environments overseas since 2002. He has led Military advisor teams in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan, Counter Narcotics efforts in Central Asia, and Special Activities support under the CENTCOM command. Brad is a combat veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served multiple tours in Afghanistan and previously managed operations in PepsiCo and securities trading on NYSE and Nasdaq.
Shawn leads the KVG support team. He manages the daily operation of the systems that make KVG capable of being a global business. Shawn is well versed in Compliance and Control measures and skilled at strategic planning. He is a graduate of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.
Ben Kohn graduated from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor’s in Mathematics. He spent the next seven years working with US Navy’s nuclear submarine program, ranging from coordinating extended over haul periods to daily operations of the boat’s nuclear reactor while out to sea. Ben currently supports KVG as a Project Technician operating out of the Moldova station.
Joseph Talamayan has over 12 year of military experience, including comprehensive knowledge and success in the management of global operations in high-risk locations in several counties, including the United States, Iraq, Djibouti, Thailand, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, Mongolia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. He has degrees from the University of San Diego, San Jose University and the Asian Institute of Management in Manila. At present, Joseph is taking up Executive Management of Business Administration in Manila, Philippines. Joe is a combat veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served in Iraq.
Bahadir Kaya brings over 20 years of Electronics/C4ISR Systems engineering experience and 12 years of accumulated knowledge in planning, design and construction of tactical communications and telecommunications infrastructure networks to the KVG team. He is a Certified Field Technician with knowledge of versatile EO/ IR technologies, sustainable energy support and off grid solutions. Bahadir is also versatile linguist having served multiple tours with the US military and supporting agencies.