Meet the Team

Butch Wardlaw


Butch Wardlaw is a professional consultant, facilitator, and trainer as well as President and Principal Owner of Vantage. Over the course of his career, Butch has focused his work toward a life-long goal of “helping others lead, communicate, organize, and perform more effectively.” He is an expert in leadership development; communications/interpersonal skills; public outreach; group process facilitation; and strategic planning. Butch’s career in the military and private practice spans more than 43 years. 

Susan Schoenberg

Director of Operations and Leadership Coach

Susan runs the day-to-day operations of Vantage, overseeing all of Vantage’s contracts and the people supporting them. Susan ensures that each client receives excellent service and tailored solutions to support the needs of the organization and its employees. She is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and has more than 20 years of experience leading large scale projects and geographically diverse teams with excellent results. Susan has a Master of Science (MS) degree in Organizational Leadership and Innovation, a second MS in Health Promotion Management, and is a graduate of the Leadership Coaching program at Georgetown University. She loves to learn and welcomes a good challenge, especially if it can make the world a better place.

Hannah Frantz

Training & Project Manager

Hannah oversees all of Vantage’s training and is passionate about delivering training and coaching solutions that support personal and organizational growth. A lifelong learner and traveler, she served in the Peace Corps and worked in international development prior to joining the Vantage Team. As a result, in her various roles as a trainer, virtual training producer, and project manager, Hannah is able to successfully connect and communicate with people across organizations and cultures. Hannah holds a Masters in Philosophy degree in International Peace Studies from Trinity College Dublin. She always looks forward to delivering excellence to Vantage’s valued clients.

Kate Bohan

Manager of Strategic Partnerships & Projects

Kate specializes in generating new connections for Vantage. An expert communicator, Kate is committed to sharing Vantage’s robust offerings with both federal and civilian clients. She uses her career in customer service and experience creating connections with higher education institutions to showcase the best of what Vantage has to offer. Kate holds a Master’s Degree in Teaching from the University of San Francisco.

Tyrone Hamler

Training & Project Assistant

Tyrone supports training and projects and specializes in research and data analysis. He utilizes his experience in academia and background in social services to support Vantage in meeting client needs and working towards exceeding client expectations.

Claire Saint-Rossy

Survey & Data Analyst

Claire works on data analysis and survey-related projects for Vantage. Claire primarily provides service to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) through a variety of data and survey support services. With over 35 years of experience in the private and public sectors alike, Claire’s thoroughness and attention to detail enables her to design and manipulate large scale datasets.

Kevin Stieper


Kevin provides C.P.A. services to Vantage through his firm Kevin Stieper, CPA. He oversees and supports Vantage’s financial operations.

About Us

The Vantage team is enhanced by a diverse team of human resource specialists, including counselors, trainers, and organizational development specialists who have work experience in the national and international, private, federal, nonprofit, and academic sectors.

Contact Us

Our mailing address is
2111 Wilson Blvd #700
Arlington, VA 22201