Bizzell Appoints New CAO, CFO, and VP of Strategic Growth



Friday March 25, 2022 (New Carrollton, MD) — The Bizzell Group (Bizzell) is strengthening its leadership team with the appointments of Dr. Chad Brown as Chief Administrative Officer and Ms. Bethelehem Kebede as Vice President, Strategic Growth, and the promotion of Yomi Jones to Chief Financial Officer.

Chad Brown, MPH, MBA, DM, Chief Administrative Officer
Chad Brown, MPH, MBA, DM, recently served as the Chief of Staff to the Chief Administrative Officer for the City of New Orleans. His responsibilities included assisting overseeing the day-to-day management of the City’s numerous departments and agencies, preparing and executing the City’s $700M yearly operating budget and $1.2B  5-year capital program, and coordinating and implementing innovative solutions to reform city government.

Dr. Brown has diverse professional experience in both the private and public sector throughout the United States. Before his role as Chief of Staff, Dr. Brown served as the Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Growth at Bizzell. Additional professional experience include healthcare operations, management consulting for municipalities in Louisiana, and private sector project management and execution experience in the Washington DC area.  Dr. Brown holds a Doctorate in Management from the University of Maryland, a Master of Public Health from Emory University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of New Orleans.


“My core values have always aligned with the innovative work and impact of Bizzell, and I am excited to contribute my expertise and experience to the culture of Bizzell,” said Dr. Chad Brown. 


Yomi Jones, Chief Financial Officer
Yomi Jones, Bizzell’s Chief Financial Officer is an accomplished and dynamic finance professional with proven productivity improvement, cost cutting, troubleshooting and analytic skills with 15+ years of experience in organization implementation, financial reporting, cost accounting, cash flow control, pricing, financial analysis, strategic planning, and management.

Prior to the promotion, Mr. Jones served as Bizzell’s Vice President, Finance and Global Operations. He brings a wealth of financial and growth experiences across multiple industries including securities and financial markets, investment banking, information technology, logistics and supply chain management, and construction. He is expert in government contracting with expertise in data analytics, forecasting and budgeting, systems implementation, process improvement, payroll administration, and inventory management with a thorough understanding of financial systems and operations across the globe. Mr. Jones is a graduate of Howard University and has a bachelor’s degree in Economics.


“Bizzell continues to accelerate client real world change. Being a part of Bizzell’s culture of real-world change and team-driven success is an honor,” said Yomi Jones.


Bethelehem Kebede, Vice President, Strategic Growth
Local and global strategic growth is in the fabric and DNA of Bizzell, creating a significant need for newly appointed Vice President, Strategic Growth Bethelehem Kebede. Ms. Kebede is a proven leader with deep experience driving and shaping small to large-sized strategic and businesses development ventures and relationships for opportunities in the federal and public sector markets. As a strategic-focused executive, Ms. Kebede leads multi-disciplined teams focused driving capture and proposal readiness from early positioning and shaping efforts, to development and implementation of winning strategies and marketing solutions to increase sales, productivity for small and large business contractors.

Prior to joining Bizzell, Ms. Kebede was the Military Health Lead for Capgemini Government Solutions. She was responsible for the strategic development plans and revenue within the Civilian Sector, Health, and Benefits for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and Health Military including the Defense Health Agency (DHA), and Veterans Affairs (VA). In this capacity, Ms. Kebede won the DHA Military Health System Enterprise IT Services Integrator ($2B) and the DHA Program Executive Office, Defense Healthcare Management Systems Workforce 3.0 ($1.2B). Ms. Kebede’s educational programs include Marymount University (Biology), Howard University (Political Science), and Trinity University (Business Administration).


“I am pleased to bring my formulas for successful business growth to a global innovative strategy firm such as Bizzell,” mentioned Bethelehem Kebede.


Bizzell’s investment in thought leaders to drive the next generation of business development, growth, and success is the first of many unique human capital investments to meet the mission and goals of the company.


“The ever-evolving needs of our world calls for our firm to focus on new growth strategies, capabilities and services that we offer,” says Anton C. Bizzell, MD, President and CEO of Bizzell. “We’re looking forward to leveraging each new leader’s expertise in order to advance our clients’ missions, using essential insights to ensure strategic advantage as we accelerate real world change.”


About Bizzell

Established in 2010, Bizzell is U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) HUBZone certified strategy, consulting, and technology firm with a passion to improve lives and accelerate change. Bizzell develops innovative solutions to some of the most critical issues of our time such as health solutions, global health, workforce innovation and other critical needs facing the world. Under the leadership and vision of founder, Anton C. Bizzell, MD, the company has grown into a thriving firm headquartered in New Carrollton, Maryland with staff and offices in various regions around the country including California, Colorado, Georgia, and Africa, Asia, and Central America.

Chad Brown, MPH, MBA, DM; Yomi Jones; Bethelehem Kebede

Dr. Anton Bizzell to join March of Dimes Maryland Market Board of Directors

Baltimore, MD, August 15, 2019 — Business and community leader, Anton C. Bizzell, M.D., President and CEO of The Bizzell Group, has been elected to the March of Dimes Maryland Market Board of Directors.

Dr. Anton Bizzell understands the importance of fighting for the health of all moms and babies. “As a public health advocate, I can’t think of a more important cause,” he says. “When you support the March of Dimes, you make a statement that you want to live in a world in which healthy moms and strong babies are a priority for us all.” Dr. Bizzell has spent most of his career on public health issues related to access to and quality of medical, substance abuse and behavioral health services. He has extensive experience in collaborating and interacting with professional health and community organizations, as well as expert knowledge in identifying and treating medical diseases in the fields of primary care, mental health and substance abuse.

“We’re thrilled to have Dr. Bizzell join our Board of Directors,” says Tina Cavucci, Executive Director of the March of Dimes DC-Maryland Markets. “He shares our commitment to moms through every stage of the pregnancy journey, even when everything doesn’t go according to plan. Moms and babies are facing higher risks than ever before.”

In his role as a board member, Dr. Bizzell will serve as an advocate for the March of Dimes mission, encouraging local businesses and community leaders to join him in supporting the fight for stronger, healthier babies. “The number of babies born prematurely here in Maryland and across the country is not acceptable,” he says. “March of Dimes empowers families with programs, knowledge and tools.”

About March of Dimes

March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. We support research, lead programs and provide education and advocacy so that every baby can have the best possible start. Building on a successful 80-year legacy of impact and innovation, we empower every mom and every family. Visit or for more information. Visit for comfort and support. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and Twitter.

About The Bizzell Group

Established in 2010, The Bizzell Group (Bizzell) is a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) certified strategic management and consulting firm that specializes in Program & Project Management, Administrative Support, Communication & Outreach, Conference Management & Logistical Support, Information Technology, Health Services & Research, Technical Assistance, as well as Training & Development. Bizzell is a partner of choice for federal, state and local government agencies and private organizations. Our expert staff and consultants work on health, defense, workforce development, energy, transportation, education, research, global health development, and information technology projects that meet national priorities.

Under the leadership and vision of founder, Anton C. Bizzell, M.D., the company has grown from a staff of two in one small office to a thriving firm with three offices in Lanham, MD, Rockville, MD, and Atlanta, GA with on-going projects across the world.