Oxford Federal leverages the collective education, experience and knowledge of our management team. Our team has served numerous federal government agencies over their average 25+ years of experience, including USACE, U. S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, Department of State (DoS), National Security Administration (NSA), intelligence agencies, as well as countless commercial and private customers. Oxford’s business relationships are formed through integrity, trust, and teamwork.
Oxford’s CEO, Jarred Yaron is an entrepreneur whose vision is the driving force behind the company’s remarkable growth and history of exceeding clients’ expectations. He is responsible for securing over $90 million in work in Israel, and over $100 million in commercial construction in the U.S. He has established pivotal business relationships with team partner companies throughout the world; companies that will assist in propelling Oxford forward to the next stage of business expansion. Jarred attended Columbia University, and began his career in real estate at the age of 22. He first applied his instinctive ability to identify business opportunities to large real estate investment transactions. Following several successful endeavors in Florida, his talent in exploring new ventures led to his owning and managing the renovation of one of the finest, award-winning small hotels in Philadelphia, Rittenhouse 1715.
Jarred has focused on identifying and recruiting the top management talent to Oxford Federal. As a result, Oxford now has a senior management team of truly exceptional professionals. These professionals all recognize the distinctive value of Oxford, are excited to be part of the team, and are committed to building a truly remarkable company. Jarred’s management and operating philosophy is based on establishing and maintaining a culture of honesty and integrity with our customers, team partners, employees, and the communities in which we build. This has enabled Oxford to successfully perform single projects to $81 million under tight time constraints, and to respond flexibly to changing project budgets, design requirements, and site conditions. Jarred and his team truly know how to “walk the walk” to success.
Wayne Markus is Oxford’s Chief Operating Officer. He brings over 41 years of construction and engineering experience including 10 years in Government construction and 32 years in nuclear operations and decontamination and decommissioning (D&D). He has a broad-based background in domestic and international construction and secure facilities work, both vertical and horizontal. He has managed operations throughout the U.S., Iraq, Israel, Japan and Djibouti. Wayne has managed fixed price and cost reimbursable work to $600 million, including the decommissioning of the Maine Yankee and Connecticut Nuclear Power Stations in Maine and Connecticut. His professional experience comes from Stone & Webster, Bechtel, Perini, and ECC. Wayne holds a degree in Business Administration from Pfeiffer University and a Masters Certificate in Applied Project Management from Villanova University.
As Oxford’s Director of Secured Services worldwide, Pete Miskovich brings over 18 years of collective design build and construction management experience in multiple sensitive government construction areas including DoD, Overseas Building Operations (OBO) and the intelligence community. He has overseen $100 million in industrial and petroleum projects and $300 million in capital infrastructure projects including oversight of more than 350 personnel. Pete specializes in design and construction of all manner of secure infrastructure construction, including Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs), Tenant Renovations in Secure Spaces (TRSS), Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), structural and security enhancements, custom engineered infrastructure improvements, and operations and maintenance (O&M). He has developed and overseen Tiger Teams of secured tradesmen for the construction of embassy projects involving new construction and renovation, SCIFs, operations centers, RF/EMI shielded structures, and military hangers throughout the world, including in hostile and austere environments. He has worked in the US, Japan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, Beirut, Jordan, Uganda, Oman, Nigeria, Sudan, Venezuela, and other countries. Formerly in law enforcement, Pete has received 42 certificates in security operations and 14 in construction management. He was both a Florida Department of Law Enforcement Firearms training instructor, in addition to a law enforcement training instructor. Pete has designed comprehensive training programs in Threat & Vulnerability Assessments in austere regions and he has developed government construction management courses with content unique to specialized government construction processes. He received his BA from the St. Thomas University.
As Vice President of Operations, Scott manages logistical elements of corporate programs and project operations worldwide. He developed and oversees the Corporate Health and Safety Program, and provides direct oversight of program-level safety personnel. This includes oversight of site H&S staff and development of Accident Prevention Plans and Site Safety and Health Plans (APP/SSHPs). He has 23 years of construction and engineering management experience in the federal, nuclear, and secure construction industry, including work for USACE, Navy, and Air Force at both international and domestic locations. He has executed Oxford DoD projects in Israel. He has also managed projects to $600 million in the Middle East, Pacific Rim, and the Horn of Africa, in addition to Navy and Air Force projects domestically. He has developed, implemented, and managed safety programs that effectively controlled incident rates for fixed price and cost reimbursable. Scott is a FEMA Certified Safety Officer and holds Graduate Certificates from the National Fire Academy and in Emergency Medical Management from Central Maine College. Scott holds instructor certifications with MEMA and OSHA. Scott has held positions with ECC, Perini, Shaw Stone & Webster and Stone & Webster.
Lauren Caisse has over 25 years of Federal contracting experience in construction and environmental services. She has managed multiple prime contracts, ID/IQ task orders, and individual projects around the world including Japan, Canada, England, Germany, Italy, Kuwait, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Spain, and the US. She oversees all contracting and subcontracting and ensures compliance with internal procedures. Lauren has overseen contracting and subcontracting for $145 million in CONUS and $147 million in OCONUS work simultaneously. She is skilled in working with subcontractors in foreign countries and overcoming potential legal, contractual, language and cultural issues to enable project success. Lauren is a licensed attorney in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, having obtained her Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School. Lauren also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Anna Maria College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Bridgewater State College. She has worked at Shaw ENI, Jacobs Engineering, ECC, and the National Guard. Lauren also holds a Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) registration and a Designated Design Build (DBIA) Professional registration.
Carolyne Shearer has 29 years of experience in business development, featuring strategic planning and communications in the federal and commercial sectors. Carolyne assists Oxford’s management team in developing capture strategies for markets and specific opportunities, then leads technical contributors and subcontractors in developing proposals. Market sectors include construction, design-build, A-E design, fuels, logistics, environmental services, energy, transportation, and water/wastewater, and IT. She has also managed and authored winning proposals to $4 billion, including Indefinite Delivery contracts (MATOCs, MACCs, RACs, MEGAs, ERS, EMACs), single projects and major task orders for federal clients that include USACE, DoS, AFCEC, NAVFAC, EPA, and VA. Carolyne has worked for ITSI/Gilbane, CB&I Federal Services, Golder Assoc., and Hewlett Packard, among others. Carolyne earned a BA degree in Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley.
Chris Miller works with the Oxford management team to develop and implement the overall strategy for current clients and future opportunities. He focuses on client services management with federal customers including USACE, AFCEC, NAVFAC and OBO. He develops new client and team partner relationships while focused on submitting proposals for specific opportunities. Prior to supporting Oxford, he was a Federal Program Manager for ECC where he was a key participant in securing $3 billion in design-build and construction projects for DoD and OBO. Chris started his career in the Air Force as an Active Duty Civil Engineer Officer before Joining the Air National Guard where he currently serves in the Inspector General Office. During his Air Force career, he served with distinction at Squadron, Wing, Higher Headquarters and Air Staff levels.
Elad Katz serves as Oxford’s Senior Executive in Israel. His duties include overall project management as well as interfacing with the USACE, the Israeli Ministry of Defense, and Oxford’s subcontractors. He has extensive experience with USACE projects building more than 25 projects with the USACE in Israel, including construction of the North Infantry Training Base for the Golani Brigade; and design/build of the Emerald Project in Tsrifin and 4 squadrons and a control tower in Nevatim Air Force Base. Mr. Katz earned a BSc in Civil Engineering at the Technion Institute of Technology and an Executive MBA at the Recanati School of Business of Tel Aviv University. He served as an F-16 Navigator in the Israeli Air Force from 1988, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Mr. Katz founded Shunimi Engineering Ltd., and was previously with U.Dori Construction Ltd.
Sandro Sanchez serves as Jarred Yaron’s Executive Assistant and provides engineering and estimating functions for Oxford. He assists in organizing and ensuring appropriate follow-up to operational and strategic decisions made with current clients and new federal customers internationally. Sandro also provides engineering and estimating support to bid and proposal activities. Prior to joining Oxford, Sandro served as an Estimator for Condotte America Inc. During his 3 years in Condotte, Condotte won the company the following projects due to its estimating efforts: FDOT Gandy Blvd in Tampa, Turnpike HEFT 186 St. to 216 St., SR 826 Palmetto Express Lanes, FL Turnpike and Sunrise Blvd, which amounted to over $360 million. Currently an Engineer-in-Training, Sandro received a BS in Civil Engineering and a Master of Engineering at University of Florida, Gainesville.