Jeniefer Johnson

Jeniefer Johnson, STARGATES CEO

Jeniefer Johnson

President | CEO

Jeniefer Johnson developed STARGATES, INC into a top professional services company by providing exceptional service at a very competitive price. Following her excellent tenure at George Washington University where she earned a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering, she recommended for the doctorate program as she began working in the defense industry. As Jeniefer worked her way through various opportunities, she decided to start a company on her own in 1997.


Ms. Johnson’s developed her business by providing high-quality service and technical solutions to the Navy at competitive rates. In turn, customers have renewed and expanded contracts as she excelled providing precise attention to detail combined with successful record of helping her clients achieve their business, financial, schedule and mission goals for billion dollar (ACAT 1) programs. She has an unrelenting, collaborative hands-on approach with her clients. This has resulted in contracts supporting multiple activities within the U.S. Navy, and support for the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Energy and other federal customers.


On the corporate side, Ms. Johnson planned for managed growth, ensuring the company’s administrative and financial infrastructure could sustain increases in work, meet the US Government accounting requirements and hiring excellent personnel before taking them on. This included building a competitive benefits package that would attract the best talent. Growth began slowly, but has continued steadily, resulting in over 40 employees, a DoD Mentor-Protégé contract and three consecutive Virginia Fantastic 50 honors.


STARGATES corporate experience includes twenty five years of delivering professional engineering, and program management services to the Federal government. STARGATES employees include a combination of engineers, program managers, logisticians, former military personnel, contracts and financial specialists with core competencies in (1) Cyber Security & Information Assurance, (2) Systems Engineering & Program Management, (3) Signal Processing & Sonar Systems Development, and (4) Program Support.


Twenty years later, STARGATES remains selflessly dedicated to the best technical solutions while preserving the proper priority of people, process and product. Jeniefer’s team approach is built on ethics, excellence and enthusiasm. Our solid reputation remains our greatest asset and is paramount in everything they do…exactly how Ms. Johnson started it.

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