Paragone Solutions



A Job Well Done

Paragone’s personnel take great satisfaction in knowing that we have done our jobs well in support of our clients. We both advise and implement for our clients.
We don't separate our advisory services from our implementation support. We need motivated individuals who are both good leaders and followers. Ones that understand how technology improves our client's businesses.

Together We Are Stronger

We are a family of experts that come together sharing and exchanging information.
We seek to address critical issues and collaboratively find mutually beneficial solutions.
Together we can make a difference for tomorrow.

Mutual Trust

We believe that trust is a key step in developing strong working relationships which are the basis of our ability to support our clients.
The issues we advise on are complex and require great domain expertise. By working together we create synergy achieving a 1 + 1 = 3 outcome. Excellence is what makes us tick.



Paragone's personnel take great satisfaction in knowing that we have done our jobs well in support of our clients.

Claudia Fraley – MBA: President & Founder

Ms. Claudia Fraley is the President and Owner of Paragone Solutions, Inc. She has 20 years of business experience exclusively spent working with small businesses. She has spent the last five years leading Paragone's U.S. Forest Service efforts supporting organizational transformation, project management, and senior leader communications. Previously she was the co-founder of a highly successful, engineering professional services firm. She has a graduate certificate in Government Contracting from George Washington University, an MBA, and a BA in Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley.

Dave Fraley – MS/MBA/PMP/CAP: Vice President

Mr. Dave Fraley has twenty-five years of information technology and information assurance experience within commercial and government environments. Previously, he was the President of a 100-SME federal consultancy and a Senior Partner and VP with Gartner Inc. He is a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel. His education includes an MS in Telecommunications, an MBA, a BS in Economics, and he is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command General Staff College. He is a certified Program Management Professional and a Certified Authorization Professional for the Risk Management Framework (i.e. NIST SP 800-37).

Lisa Schwendenmann – CPA: Director – Accounting

Ms. Schwendenmann brings twenty years of public sector and non-profit accounting experience to her role as director accounting. She has gained extensive accounting experience through senior accountant and management roles for a variety of organizations of various sizes. She has a bachelor of business administration in accounting from Indiana University and is licensed as a certified public accountant in Virginia.

Jon Hardin – BS: Director – Talent Acquisition

Mr. Hardin he has ten (10) plus years of progressive management experience in contingent staffing and executive recruiting. He is the former Managing Director for Randstad Professionals office in Tysons Corner and the former Partner to MRI of Ashburn. He has managed Fortune 500 accounts and has supported large Executive Search awards partnerships with Government affiliates like the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA).

Ashley White – MSc.: Senior Manager – Healthcare

Ms. White is a subject matter expert in the field of public health, having designed, implemented, and evaluated a range of health programs in a variety of contexts. She has functioned as a supervisor for health program training and health campaigns in communities and schools. She has a Master of Science degree in Global Public Health from the Trinity College in Dublin Ireland, a Bachelor of Arts in Public Health Studies from Johns Hopkins University, and a postgraduate technical certification in Risk Sciences & Public Policy from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Public Health at the University of South Carolina. She spent a year working for the Red Cross in the Cook Islands working on various public healthcare requirements creating targeted.

Jobs & Benefits

Paragone offers a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • Major medical healthcare insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401K retirement plan with employer matching
  • Employer-sponsored life insurance
  • Long-term and short-term disability
  • Paid time off
  • Federal holidays

The Compliance

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Pay Transparency
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
It is Paragone’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. This policy relates to all phases of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, employment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, reduction of workforce and termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, selection for training, the use of all facilities, and participation in all company-sponsored employee activities. Provisions in applicable laws providing for bona fide occupational qualifications, business necessity or age limitations will be adhered to by the company where appropriate.

EEO is the Law

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Pay Transparency
Paragone will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Per Executive Order 1366.

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