TVI Core Team
Constance Blair – President and CEO, The Venture Companies including Technology Ventures Inc., Evergreen Ventures, TVI Logistics, TVI Fulfillment, TVI Supply & EcoGreen Ventures.
Prior to formation of TVI, Ms. Blair, performed freelance management, marketing and design consulting and also served as liaison, at the Pentagon, between Army and Air Force staff and DOD employees with the members of diplomatic staffs. Also at the Pentagon, she supported the Army Mobilization and Readiness Division. Her extensive government background includes the wide range of logistics, transportation and inventory functions for the Air Force. Ms. Blair is a Vietnam era veteran.
Under Ms. Blair’s leadership, TVI has earned a reputation for excellence and innovation and has received National recognition and has been featured in numerous publications. In 2004 TVI was selected by Inc. Magazine for it’s prestigious Inc. 500 Award as one of the top 500 fastest growing Small Businesses in the US; and in 2005 TVI was recognized by Diversity Business as one of the Top 500 Small Businesses in the US.
Ms. Blair has served for 14 years on the Executive Board of the National Defense Industrial Association MCH and is a Past Chapter President and Treasurer. She is the Past International President of the International Furnishings and Design Association, a member of the Detroit Athletic Club, the Detroit Yacht Club, the Indian Village Tennis Club, the Air Force Association, the Association of the United States Army, the American Legion and a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Yvonne Lomax – Controller, The Venture Companies
Ms. Lomax is responsible for managing and directing all financial activities including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll invoicing and general ledger activities. She ensures that all the contracts are in compliance with all government regulations. As an intricate part of the Venture Company Core Team, Ms. Lomax recommends to management, major corporate economic strategies, objectives and policies for the company. In addition, she has also developed an internal control of all financial activities, including job cost control & quality control checklists. Ms. Lomax possesses excellent communication and supervisory skills. Her ability to assess a situation, develop a program and proactively work to complete the task are considered to be her greatest strengths.
Prior to Ms. Lomax current position at The Venture Companies, she served as a Budget/Purchasing Analyst for both Technology Ventures and Raytheon Support Services. Both of these assignments were at USA TACOM in Warren, MI. In this position she was responsible for preparing contractual requirements such as cost reports and obligation schedules as well as submitting public vouchers for payment. As well as managing the day to day accounting functions, Ms. Lomax also prepared budget projections, which were utilized by management fo decision-making purposes.
Intermittently throughout her career, Ms. Lomax has served as a Tax Preparer for H&R Block Income Tax Service located in Detroit, MI. She has also volunteered to provide personal tax services through the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program and she is also a member of the AAS (Accounting Aids Society).