• M.S., Computer and Information Sciences, Univ. of South Alabama
  • M.S. Secondary Education, Univ. of South Alabama
  • Over 25 years experience teaching computer and information science principles in higher education, including Management Best Practices and Quality Control Standards
  • Over twenty years of professional development design and execution for multiple institutions
  • Prior Civil Engineer Corps Officer, USN
    • Over 15 years of CM experience including two Fortune 500 Companies​
      • PgMP Certified
        • Six Sigma Certified
          • Trained and Experienced in Infrastructure Management, Operations Risk Management and Lean Manufacturing
            • Post-Graduate Cert. of Finance, CA Lutheran Univ.
              • MBA, Univ. of Hawaii
                • B.S. Engineering, Tulane University
  • P.E., State of Hawaii
  • B.S. Ocean Eng., U.S. Naval Academy
  • Prior Naval Contracting Officer, CEC, USN
  • Prior Naval Public Works, CEC, USN
  • Prior Officer Civilian Contracting Officer
  • DAWIA Level II Certified

Sydney Cody, President and CEO 

OUR Focus

construction & renovation

Sharon Vest, CIO

project & construction management

Facilities maintenance services

facilities maintenance services; project & CONSTRUCTION management, and construction & renovation SERviCEs


Vanguard Pacific LLC 


Jennifer Whitmore, Member

​​Vanguard Pacific currently supports the Department of Interior, the United States Air Force and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by providing facilities maintenance and construction services.  Our goal is to provide the highest quality product and the best value to the customer.   Vanguard is experienced in partnering with other firms, including other 8(a) firms, SDVOSBs or WOSBs to help the government meet its subcontracting goals.