Vincent M. Lott - CEO
Vincent Lott is the CEO of BeVera Solutions. He founded BeVera in December of 2013 after providing over 20 years of Enterprise IT Project and Program Management to Hewlett-Packard (HP) and its heritage company, Keysight Technologies.
While at HP, Vincent managed numerous global IT projects including HP's transition onto Oracle's EDI platform, the replacement of HP's internal Customer Information System and several Oracle ERP module upgrades. His final project was the design and implementation of a major component of Keysight's Oracle CPQ/Salesforce.com integration.
Prior to arriving at HP, Vincent served in the US Army Signal Corps as a Non-commissioned Officer. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Technical Management from DeVry University and a Executive Master of Science degree in the Management of Technology from Georgia Tech. He lives in Fayetteville, Georgia with his wife Tracy and their three children.
Brian K. Ashford - Director of Data Science
Brian has over 22 years of data science, predictive modeling, data mining, statistical forecasting, and classical statistics experience spanning consumer credit risk, financial services, insurance, direct and target marketing, telecom, retail, and transportation industries, and pre- and post- software sales.
Brian has served as an Analytical Consultant and Analytics Sales Engineer for SAS Institute, Inc., as a Target Marketing Consultant for Chubb Insurance, and as Analytical Services Director for Coverdell & Company, the southeast’s first direct marketing firm. He has also served as a Credit Scoring Analyst for two of the 3 U.S. credit bureaus. Brian has extensive lifecycle experience with customer acquisition and segmentation, behavioral scoring, cross-sell, up-sell, purchase propensity, bad debt prediction, times series analysis, statistical forecasting, and ARIMA methods.
Brian earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Morehouse College and a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics from Lehigh University. He graduated with honors from both institutions, additionally earning a Provost Fellowship and serving as a Mathematics department teaching assistant (TA) at Lehigh University.
Yulia Yulina, MD, MPH - Director of Global Health
Yulia Yulina has over 18 years of public health project management experience with the World Health Organization (WHO), CDC, US Peace Corps, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Georgia Department of Public Health, Emory and other organizations.
While at WHO in Russia in the capacity of Medical Officer, she coordinated over 24 trainings in HIV/AIDS in 8 regions of Russia. She also managed several public health projects and research from different donors such as USAID, European Union, Soros Foundation, and others.
Prior to her work at WHO, Yulia worked as a Global Fund project manager for the Open Health Institute (OHI). OHI was a Principal Recipient of a US$ 88 million grant from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GLOBUS project). The project was aimed at stimulating an effective national response to HIV/AIDS in the Russian Federation.
Before her career in public health, Yulia practiced medicine in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, as an infectious disease Medical Doctor.
She holds a Medical Degree from the Moscow Medical Academy, Russia and MPH from Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health.
Erica Bitten, MHA, SPHR - Director of Human Resources
Erica has over 12 years of experience in HR and Business Management, primarily in the biotechnology and public health sectors, where she specializes in workforce strategies, employee relations, and niche recruitment. She is an expert in gathering employee analytics and transforming those data into profitable strategies for both the employee and employer.
Erica has been instrumental in enabling BeVera's business growth by leading the development and implementation of BeVera's employee recruiting, onboarding and compliance processes. She led the establishment of BeVera's health, dental and vision insurance plans as well as the implementation of BeVera's 401K plan. Erica is the consummate advocate for employees and tirelessly seeks to make BeVera the best place to work in America.
Erica earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Clayton State University and her Masters of Health Administration from Ohio University. She received her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification from HRCI as well as her Strategic HR Business Partner (sHRB) and Coaching for Engagement and Performance certifications from HCI.
Erica is an avid basketball fan and enjoys learning about other cultures through travel and food. Erica lives in the metro- Atlanta area with her husband and three children.