Meet the Onsite Team

Meet our AASP 38th Annual Conference  onsite team, meet our Magellan Federal Resilience subject matter experts, marketing team, and even our leadership!

Jon Metzler

Jon Metzler, PHD, CMPC
Director, Human Performance

Dr. Jon Metzler has extensive experience providing performance psychology consultation to the military and other clientele. Jon is an AASP Fellow Member and Chair of the AASP Certification Council.

John Gaddy

John Gaddy, Ph.D., PMP
Senior Manager, Federal Program Management (ARD-TS)

Dr. Gaddy is a Senior Manager supporting the Army Resilience Directorate Training Support program. John retired from the Army following 20 years of service with varied assignments across the globe. Since leaving military service, John has worked as a leader on Federal contracts supporting the Army and as a human capital consultant supporting other Federal agencies.

Jim Batchelder
Director, Business Development

Jim is a Director of Business Development supporting Strategy and Growth within the Human Readiness Division at Magellan Federal. Jim has over 25 years of experience across federal government agencies focusing on health/healthcare initiatives. Jim has provided PM support across many domains, including Health, IT, R&D, and Security for all DoD and many civilian Federal agencies.

Maria Neelands

Maria Neelands, Ph.D.
Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

Dr. Neelands has been a senior recruiter with Magellan Federal for ten years and has been the sole recruiter on the Resiliency Program since 2019. She is passionate about serving our military in her role and working with the Army Resilience Directorate Training Support Program team!

Chris Carter
Manager, Communications Marketing

Chris proudly supports his colleagues in all their professional endeavors, including supporting the military community.