Founded on Integrity. Built to Serve.


Founded on Integrity. Built to Serve.


Founded on Integrity. Built to Serve.

Who We Are


We know that effective and influential leadership is required to inspire employees to create quality products, services and solutions that meet the expectations of our customers. Our leadership team cultivates the company's success with their direction, experts, and experience.

The Leadership Team

Jim Jaska

President & Chief Executive Officer

James M. Jaska serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Valiant Integrated Services. With almost 40 years of experience in the Government Services industry, Mr. Jaska is an expert in business transformation and led the creation of Valiant Integrated Services after heading AECOM’s defense and government services business for 10 years.

During his illustrious career, Mr. Jaska has also held senior and executive positions at Tetra Tech Inc., Honeywell, and Alliant Techsystems Inc. Mr. Jaska has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Western Illinois University.

Mike Pilon

Chief Financial Officer

With over 15 years of experience, Michael Pilon serves as Valiant’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Prior to being named to this position, Michael served as the Chief Financial and Administration officer for GardaWorld Federal Services, and previous to that he was Senior Vice President of Finance at AECOM. Before joining AECOM, Michael held various leadership positions including Finance Director at BAE Systems and Operations Controller at SAIC.

Michael earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration in Finance from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.

Emma Sharma

Chief Administrative & Compliance Officer

Emma Sharma serves as Chief Administrative & Compliance Officer of Valiant Integrated Services overseeing many of the vital administrative functions of the organization including the business integrity programs. As part of the team that created Valiant Integrated Services, Ms. Sharma was able to draw on her 20 years of experience as an international attorney and compliance professional.

In recent years, Ms. Sharma has worked internationally in a number of senior management and legal roles for recognized multinationals including Motorola, Business Objects (now part of SAP) and Capgemini. She is a graduate of the University of Cambridge, England and holds licenses to practice law in a number of jurisdictions.

Mike Devoto

Chief Operating Officer (Expeditionary Logistics Division)

Mike Devoto serves as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Valiant Integrated Services – Expeditionary Logistics Division. In this role, Mr. Devoto supports and oversees Valiant missions for customers globally and is a member of the Company’s executive leadership team. Mr. Devoto has almost 40 years of experience in management positions in leading logistics, supply chain and foodservice organizations including Theodor Wille Intertrade, Reinhart Foodservice, and Kelsan.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Kentucky and successfully completed the three-year Management Program at the Harvard Business School.

Rick Phillips

Chief Operating Officer (Technical Services Division)

Rick Phillips serves as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Technical Services Division of Valiant Integrated Services. In his role, Mr. Phillips is responsible for overseeing 32 government contracts valued at over $500m. With 15 years of experience managing facilities, maintenance, construction and military base operations support projects, and 20 years of experience working government related projects, Mr. Phillips consistently strives for excellence and has gained a reputation for results-oriented performance and successful project delivery.


Valiant Integrated Services is organized and managed across six cohesive markets: Missions Solutions and Support Services, Critical Facilities and Infrastructure, Base Operations and Support Services, Contingency Logistics, Subsistence and Supply Chain, Capacity Building and Stabilization. Each embraces multiple aligned service sectors.

Who we are: Value Section


At Valiant, it’s our people that shape our future. We come from a variety of backgrounds, beliefs, skills, and abilities. Nonetheless, we’re united by a culture that embraces and embodies our core values. Our core values are evident in our actions every day. Our employees consistently deliver result every day.

Ethics & Compliance:

We want to do business the right way. We want to be the best at what we do while never compromising on integrity. The Code of Business Ethics and Conduct Policy applies to everyone at Valiant Integrated Services…including the board of directors, company officers, employees, subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers.

Core Values:

Valiant Integrated Services’ unwavering convictions govern the way we do business. Our philosophy is designed around three core values.


Health, Safety, Quality, Environment:

Safety goes without saying… at Valiant Integrated Services it’s a MUST and strictly enforced from the top of the corporate ladder to each and every employee on our project sites.

Quality is an integral part of Valiant’s work process with the ultimate goal being – a satisfied client. When vision, objectives, and plans are shared, everyone works together to the benefit of the organization and the client. Valiant takes great pride in meeting client expectations.

We believe in holding ourselves accountable in making the world a better place through the insight and solutions we provide, our engagement in society, the way we do business, and our commitment to protect people and the environment.


Dedicated and capable men and women of the armed forces serve and protect our nation. And just as we are proud to support them on the front lines with our products and services, we are also here to offer opportunities for employment, business partnering, and suppliers.