Actionable Information

You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure

Information In Context

Where You Need It…. When You Need It Most

Big Data

Capitalizing on Emerging Business Opportunities


Cornerstone focuses exclusively on helping organizations master enterprise analytics through the use of experienced profesionals, leading-edge methods and the latest open source technology.

Data Analytics


Big Data Analytics, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Statistical Modeling and Financial Reporting

Strategy & Management


Information Strategy and Governance, Program Management and Technical Project Management

Agile Development


Enterprise Data Architecture, Enterprise Data Hub & Analytic Application Development

Business Performance Management


Budgeting and Financial Planning, Productivity Management and Workforce Analytics


Our consultants include some of the most experienced practitioners in the field. Time and again this experience has been the key to project success in both the public and private sectors.


Jim McGaughey

Jim McGaughey

President, CEO

Jim McGaughey, Colonel, USA, (Retired) is the President of Cornerstone Concepts, a leading provider of business intelligence services for the commercial, federal and defense industries. He offers a breadth of management experience in program management and the implementation and execution of national and international logistics and capacity building operations. With a deep understanding of the importance of supporting client requirements and expectations gained from over 35 years with the Department of Defense, Jim provides business leadership for all Cornerstone Solutions.

Joe Reese

Joe Reese

Executive VP, Professional Services

Joe brings over 25 years of experience in strategy, management and technical consulting from enterprise reengineering for fortune 500 and federal clients to executive leadership in entrepreneurial environments. Joe has been a regular speaker and author on subjects including Business Intelligence, Digital Dashboards, Enterprise Portals, CRM, Knowledge Management, Six Sigma, Groupware and Collaboration. Mr. Reese has been recognized as a pioneer in the business intelligence industry, leading some of the nation’s first, largest and most complex EDW/BI implementations world wide. Joe began his career designing and deploying worldwide systems in support of Naval Security. Throughout his career he has remained on the leading edge of technology, from deploying real-time fraud detection, ERP and enterprise data warehouse solutions, to his latest success leading a big data engineering programs.

H. West Richards

H. West Richards

Executive VP, Strategic Channels

West has a mix of public and private sector experience. West has over 15 years experience leading Strategic Business Development efforts in Information Technology. Prior to joining the private sector, West spent nearly 7 years in the Public Sector serving as a staffer in the U.S. House of Representatives. He also spent some years working inside Academia reporting to the President of the Georgia Institute of Technology where he was responsible for developing the University’s public relations strategy for the 1996 Olympic Games. West began his career in public service as a Congressional staffer serving in the United States House of Representatives. West served as a Chief of Staff for a Member of Congress. He was the youngest person at that time to hold such a title. During his last two years on Capitol Hill, he was also responsible for running the Sub-committee on Public Buildings and Grounds. Later on in his career, West also helped launch The Georgia Electronic Commerce Association, LLC. This was Georgia’s first non-profit Internet lobbying group. West earned his undergraduate degree in Management at Carnegie-Mellon University.

Robert Kelly

Robert Kelly

Principal Architect

Robert is a true enterprise data visionary, architect, and designer with over 20 years of experience in strategic architecture, technology design, enterprise strategy, process design and project leadership. Highly experienced in business intelligence and analytics on high-performance, massive scale data infrastructures for large enterprise decision support and automation purposes in financial services, insurance, telecommunications, retail, CPG, and healthcare industries.

Wendi Mowbray

Wendi Mowbray

Director, Business Devlopment

Wendi is a business development leader with a proven ability to develop and implement marketing strategies that deliver bottom line results. Extensive background and expertise in sales, product management and operations. Demonstrates uncommon focus on taking the initiative, seeking challenges, and being accountable for delivering breakthrough results. Articulate and innovative, with a demonstrated capability to solve complex business problems and create new opportunities. Proven reputation for creating cohesive, success-driven teams.

Elaine Carey

Elaine Carey

Director, Human Resources

Elaine is seasoned professional with practical “hands-on” senior level experience in and solid understanding of a diverse range of business management skills to including Human Resources, financial management, communications, web documentation management, customer service, and event/account management. A manager with 25 years total work experience to including an in-depth knowledge of HR disciplines, employee relations, employment law compliance, benefits/payroll, immigration, staffing, and compensation. A manager that is a strategic HR partner and that will help support company and/or business unit goals and objectives.


Cornerstone maintains relationships with product vendors throughout the enterprise analytic space. However we steadfastly maintain a vendor neutral stance. We will never allow a vendor relationship to bias any recommendation we make.


Integrity     •     Excellence     •     Growth     •     Variety     •     Teamwork

Joining Cornerstone means continual opportunities to expand on what you can do. Unmatched expertise in intelligence, a commitment to excellence, and an empowered, team-oriented culture are what makes Cornerstone such an exceptional place to work.

Cornerstone consultants are among the most creative and forward-thinking people in business intelligence. With a passion for excellence, a desire for continuous learning and an unwavering commitment to do right by the client, our consultants achieve ongoing growth and development while bringing extraordinary value to our customers.

By focusing on the intersection of business and technology, Cornerstone affords you the ability to not only deepen your technical skills, but to make meaningful contributions to client success, which will quickly and dramatically broaden your career horizon.

At Cornerstone we do not fill positions; we recruit, empower and leverage talented professionals in the following categories:

Technology Consulting

  • Program Management
  • Technical Project Management
  • Agile Web and Data Acquisition Development
  • Knowledge Engineering, AI and Expert Systems
  • Web Development and Cloud Computing
  • Data Architecture and Data Management

Business Consulting / SME

  • Fraud Detection and Investigation
  • Financial Planning and Statistical Process Control
  • Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity Planning
  • Business Transformation and Performance Management
  • Fraud, Waste and Abuse Business Analysts and Subject Matter Experts
  • Performance Based Marketing and Campaign Management

To join our team in creating leading-edge business solutions for our customers, contact us at

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3209 Manitoba Drive
Suite 1000
Woodbridge, VA 22192

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