Management Team

Mary Papadopulos
Co-Founder and President

Mary co-founded The Triage Group in 2005 to build a consulting practice that would provide guidance to managers of Healthcare, Government Services and Emergency Response organizations to improve efficiencies through technology and business process enhancements. Mary has over 20 years experience in project management, financial management, public and private sector accounting and auditing, and contract delivery for Federal, State and private sector clients.

As President of the Triage Group, Mary oversees the day to day operations of the company and serves as an advisor on all projects. She directs efforts in business strategy, human resources and financial management. In addition to the operational management of the company, she actively recruits and maintains a network of high level experienced, knowledgeable human capital that can be used on both internal and external company projects as well as in an IT staffing capacity.

Prior to founding the Triage Group, Mary was an Audit Manager for the Government Accountability Office with an expertise in Federal credit programs, and an Accounting Manager at the US Department of Agriculture responsible for the Commodity Credit Corporation’s financial statement preparation. She received a BBA in Accounting from Radford University and a MBA from Wake Forest University.

Stephan Papadopulos
Co-Founder and Managing Director

Stephan co-founded The Triage Group in 2005 to assist Healthcare, Government Services, Emergency Response and Public Safety organizations align their business and technology processes with their strategic and operational objectives. Stephan has over 20 years' experience in large-scale custom and packaged systems integration management, internet application development, business process and systems reengineering, and enterprise business solution development for Federal, State, and Local Government as well as Fortune 500 clients.

Since founding the Triage Group, Stephan has helped drive efforts to build a leading healthcare, government services and emergency response practice. Stephan has directed and managed dozens of successful technology strategy and Internet-based initiatives for leading public and private industry clients. The solutions he has delivered include healthcare-oriented HSPD-12 smart card deployment strategies, e-business transformational strategies; Electronic Health Record and Practice Management integrations; IT organizational and infrastructure assessments; emergency healthcare interoperability assessments; publishing and content management systems; commerce and marketplace applications; and portal solutions.

Stephan is a nationally recognized Identity, Credentialing and Access Management (ICAM) thought leader. In his capacity as the Identity and Access Management Enterprise Architect for the District of Columbia Government, he helped form the National Association of State CIO’s (NASCIO) Digital Identity Working Group and was a key author of the State ICAM Roadmap. He is also an active participant in DHS/FEMA’s Technology Transition Working Group that is providing Emergency Responders with best practice technology guidance on implementing IAM solutions and strong credentials; and the National K-12 Federated Identity and Access Management Task Force which is developing standards for trust and access in the primary and secondary educational markets.

Prior to founding The Triage Group, Stephan was the Vice President for Partners Consulting's District of Columbia office and their Vertical Services practice, Managing Director for Proxicom's Healthcare & Public Sector Services practice and a Manager of Accenture's Financial and Healthcare Services practice. He received a BS in Decision Information Sciences from the University of Maryland and a MBA from Wake Forest University.

Pedro Agosto
Director, Business Process Practice

Mr. Agosto has more than 22 years information technology support and quality assurance management experience. He has supported established quality assurance teams and has implemented structured quality assurance methodologies in both private and government sectors. Mr. Agosto has worked with executive management in various organizations to establish strategic level performance measurement programs and program level risk management plans. Mr. Agosto has managed large Service Centers and has successfully implemented the ITIL framework in support of Government clients.

Mr. Agosto has managed large scale IT Services Support contracts for a federal customer providing the leadership and direction to a team of infrastructure support staff responsible for call center, desktop support, application engineering, web development, database administration, network and server support. While serving as the program manager, his team completed an IT software and hardware licensing analysis saving the client $2,000,000 in support and maintenance costs; refreshed the legacy networking infrastructure and optimized the environment increasing the client network throughput by more than 92%.

Mr. Agosto received his Bachelor’s degree from Purdue University.

Paulette Notari
Director, Health Care Practice

Paulette manages the Triage Healthcare Practice and provides subject matter expertise in healthcare project management. She received a national professional certification in HIT Implementation from the CMS, Office of the National Coordinator in October 2012. This certification was the culmination of 20 years experience as an SDLC Implementation Manager in the federal, local government and healthcare arenas. Paulette is currently engaged in healthcare business development and Identity, Credential and Access Management solution development.

Prior to joining The Triage Group, Paulette established an independent consulting business on Maui in 2001 which provided program and project management services under contract to numerous federal, state and local and private customers. Her experience as an independent contractor enhanced her business development skills and understanding. Prior to 2001, Fortune 500 information technology consulting firms, Lockheed Martin IMS, Unisys, and Computer Sciences Corporation, employed Paulette. During her career in information technology consulting, Paulette was trained in structured project methodologies, including the PMI, PMBOK and Catalyst methodologies and best practices in service delivery.

Doug Roberts
Enterprise Architect

Doug has over twenty years of experience in enterprise systems architecture, structured systems design, systems analysis, and software development. The last 10 years, Doug has specialized in architecting and developing complex systems to deliver multi-channel content via the World Wide Web for a wide range of government and private customers. These systems have included the Global ecommerce Content Management Architecture for ChevronTexaco as well as the eProcurement backbone for a large Value Added Reseller. In addition, Doug served as Chief Architect for a software Startup in the IT Asset Management arena.

Prior to that, Doug worked as a senior consultant for a number of clients, including the US Department of Justice and the US Customs Service. At the Department of Justice, Doug provided database support including design, development, and maintenance of the Task Force’s ORACLE RDBMS database. In addition he provided substantial statistical analysis of the information represented in the database. At the US Customs Service, Doug provided detailed systems analysis, design, development, documentation, and installation of new software.

Doug received his BS in Business Computer Information System from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

N. Anthony (Tony) Alexiou, CEM
Director, Homeland Security and Emergency Management Practice

Tony, with over 15 years of experience in this industry, manages the Homeland Security and Emergency Management practice at the Triage Group. Tony started his career as a consultant with All Hands Consulting and worked as a UASI management contractor for the Miami Regional UASI – covering the four counties of southeastern Florida. While there, he implemented and oversaw major projects such as regional communication and notification systems; training and exercise planning, design and execution; plan writing and review and operational support for the City of Miami Emergency Operations Center. By the end of his time in Miami, Tony was acting as the Planning Chief for the Miami EOC and had responded to major events such as hurricanes Wilma, Rita and Katrina, among many others.

Following Miami, Tony was named Deputy Director for the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security in Maryland. In this position, Tony oversaw all operational and planning aspects of homeland security and emergency management for this major Washington, DC suburban county. He was also named Chair of the Washington, DC Regional Emergency Manager’s Committee by his peers and served in a leadership role on this committee for nearly three years.

Tony has been a Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) since 2013. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario and did his graduate work at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.