Public Sector Experts
AKA’s Public Sector Experts
Matt Beaumont, Vice President, Public Sector
Matt leads AKA’s Public Sector Dynamics CRM Consulting Practice, developing and overseeing implementation of effective practice strategy, sales growth, delivery, and staff management. He develops strategic plans to grow AKA’s software and services business in alignment with our business objectives as well as our client and partner needs. It’s also his responsibility to develop strong, positive relationships with Microsoft’s U.S Public Sector Dynamics team, industry partners, and our clients.
An accomplished senior executive with 20 years’ experience in Information and Technology Services, Matt thrives in challenging environments where his leadership skills, consultative approach, passion, and ambition combine to produce remarkable results for the company. capturing market opportunities to expand our customer base, increase revenues, and improve profitability.
Matt’s proudest accomplishment was the successful delivery of a federal government solution at the VA to support the Federal Care Coordination Program (FRCP)—a joint initiative of the VA and the Department of Defense to assist severely wounded, ill, and injured Service Members, Veterans, and their families through recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration.
When not busy working on building the Public Sector Practice, Matt enjoys spending time with family, coaching youth soccer, playing hockey and golf, and Formula 1 racing.
Michael Perez, Sales Executive, Public Sector
Michael Perez is a Sales Executive at AKA Enterprise Solutions specializing in the Public Sector. Michael manages public sector and non-profit ERP and CRM sales processes, including leading RFP responses and managing bid team members from AKA, Microsoft, and other partner organizations. Michael drives all components of the sales process from initial contact to signed contract: discovery, software and services education, demonstration and presentation delivery, proposal and statement of work development, and contract negotiation, execution and onboarding. A polished professional with the aptitude for interacting with end users, C-level executives and everyone in between, Michael is AKA’s key relationship manager for public sector and non-profit clients and maintains strong relationships with the Microsoft Public Sector Team and partner organizations. He strives to deliver exceptional service to clients, both established and prospective, with the goal of establishing AKA as a trusted advisor and developing long-term business relationships.
Michael graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Pittsburgh. where he pursued majors in Finance and Marketing plus a minor in Economics. Michael now lives in Brooklyn. Though he enjoys city life, Michael loves to escape to the outdoors for camping, hiking and more. He also likes all sorts of live music, playing tennis and traveling – having visited four continents so far, he hopes to make it to all.
Shirley Adams, Solution Architect, Public Sector
Shirley Adams, Solution Architect at AKA Enterprise Solutions, is a seasoned professional with over 15 years of ERP implementation software experience. Her cross functional expertise includes Finance, Manufacturing, Logistics, Cost Accounting, Customer Relationship Management, as well as technical expertise in applications and database management. Shirley is a Master (aka Certified Professional) in Microsoft Dynamics GP as well as Microsoft Dynamics AX. Additionally, she has experience with presales activity for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations and demo/analysis for prospects and in process implementations. In the Public Sector, Shirley has successfully implemented Finance, Budget, Procurement, Project, and Grant Management programs including deploying Microsoft Dynamics to disparate departments while modernizing processes.
Shirley graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in IT Management and a minor in Accounting. Additionally, she has completed Project Management training with PMI (Project Management Institute).