Eric Barton, Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer
Utilizing a natural ability for building successful multimillion dollar businesses both internationally and domestic, United States Marines veteran Eric Barton currently owns and manages 28 world-reaching entities. As owner, president and CEO, Barton created Vanquish Worldwide LLC in 2007 as a financially solvent, global provider of high quality transportation and logistics, facility support, manpower, security, information technology and construction services to government agencies and commercial clients across the world.
Mr. Barton’s career encompasses 11 years in the Marine Corps as an enlisted and Mustang Officer; contract management in excess of $2.027 billion; employing more than 11,000 people over the past decade; and establishing and managing several companies throughout Africa, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
At the age of 17, Mr. Barton began serving his country by enlisting in the United States Marine Corps (USMC). During his time as a military professional, Mr. Barton received numerous awards and commendations for professionalism, leadership and service above and beyond the call of duty. As a Mustang Officer he was meritoriously promoted from Sergeant to Lieutenant, being recognized for his outstanding leadership and devotion to the Corps. As a Captain he served as the National Intelligence Center Senior Analyst for the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa National Intelligence Cell. His daily responsibilities included intelligence fusion, analysis and dissemination, as well as nightly TS SCI briefings to the Commanding General, staff and other governmental agencies working in the seven-country region. In 2004, he was an Honor Graduate from the U.S. Army Chaplain School. Mr. Barton’s formal military training includes graduation from the MarForLant Anti-Terrorism and Force Protection School, Scout Sniper Employment Course, Infantry Officer Course and Ground Intelligence Officers Course.
Vanquish Worldwide LLC is a VA-verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business with 16 worldwide operating locations.
Anna Love, Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Love leads our finance, accounting, treasury and procurement departments supporting both our overseas and U.S. service lines. She brings 15 years of financial and management experience in the government contracting, service and manufacturing industries to Vanquish Worldwide and its family of companies. Her experience with small and medium-sized companies has focused on timely and accurate financial statements, cost proposal strategy development, cash flow projections, design and maintenance of the financial reporting structures and packages to include dashboard reporting, analysis of financial trends and comprehensive executive-level explanation of variances and trends.
She applies fundamental business methods to include delivering value-added financial information, providing recommendations and guidance on finance-related strategies, potential risks, solutions and improvements to build a foundation to sustain long-term growth. Significant accomplishments include software implementation and conversion, policy and procedure development, and the development of measurable financial reporting packages and metrics.
Before joining Vanquish and our family of companies, Ms. Love served as CFO for MillenniTEK, a nuclear manufacturing company. She also held significant roles for government contractors including: EOD Technology, Navarro Research & Engineering and NetGain. Anna holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from Eastern New Mexico University as well as an MBA from the University of Tennessee.
Greg Guiney, Executive Vice President
Mr. Guiney is responsible for developing, managing and executing the company’s overall strategic business growth strategies to meet organizational goals and objectives. He leads our Business Development/Capture, Proposals, Pricing, Contracts, Operations and Quality Management efforts across all six core market sectors. Mr. Guiney brings over 30 years of combined military and government contracting experience including several years throughout the Pacific, Middle East and Africa. His government contracting experience brings Vanquish additional experience to help transition the organization for successful future growth.
Prior to joining Vanquish Worldwide, Mr. Guiney served in several senior positions including Executive Vice President, Vice President of Business Development and Vice President of Operations for both small and large industry leading companies such as Linc Government Services, The Logistics Company, Operations Support & Services and HCI | integrated solutions. He served 21 years in the United States Army in various command and staff positions, including Battalion Command and as a Combined Arms and Service Staff School Instructor.
Mr. Guiney holds a bachelor’s degree from The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., as well as a juris doctorate degree from Drake University Law School in Des Moines, Iowa.