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MEET THE TEAM

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DENISE WARNER

Director

Ms. Warner is a procurement professional with an extensive background in federal and state government contracting. Denise Warner is based in College Park, Maryland. Learn more here.

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ALEX PEACOCK

Procurement Specialist

Alex Peacock joined the team in 2022 and brings many years as a contracting officer and business owner to the program. Learn more here. 

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AMEENAH PARSON

Procurement Specialist

Ameenah Parson joined the team in 2023. She has a passion for
assisting small business owners in understanding the acquisition process that will lead to the
writing and submission of winning proposals. Learn more here.

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YASMIN RAZAQ

Marketing and Training Coordinator

Yasmin Razaq has built a career in digital marketing over the last two decades and joined the team in 2018. She especially enjoys hosting webinars and podcasts at the program.

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RICHARD PADEN

Procurement Specialist & VA Certified Counselor

Mr. Paden has been a part of our program since 2014, and his primary area of assistance lies in Howard, Prince George’s, and Montgomery Counties. Learn more here. 

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PAMELA MINOR

Procurement Specialist & VA Certified Counselor

Pamela Minor is a former government contractor who loves to help clients achieve success. Her specialty lies in assisting veteran business owners.  Learn more here

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TARA SCOTT

Procurement Specialist 

Ms. Scott brings over 15 years of experience from two federal government agencies to the MD APEX Accelerator.  Learn more here.

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MICHAL DICKSON

Intake Coordinator

Michal joined the team in 2018 and assists clients during the intake process. He is also responsible for administrative duties at the MD APEX Accelerator.

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