Veteran Spotlight

Highlighting our Heroes

Elysia Quintanella, U.S. Air Force

Air Force veteran Elysia Quintanilla surprised her family when she enlisted in 2008. She transitioned to the Texas Air National Guard in 2015. Now, Quintanilla is a call center team lead with Veterans Evaluation Services, helping to answer questions about the military claims process.

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Steven Kimball, U.S. Navy

As a Navy veteran and previous food service industry employee, Steven brings leadership and discipline to his role as a team lead in the VES call center. He is proud to share his accomplishments here, including his recovery journey.

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Keith Egelston, U.S. Air Force

Keith Egelston, a U.S. Air Force retiree, brings a wealth of knowledge to Maximus’ Human Resources team. After a 20-year military career serving in the Judge Advocate General Corps and as an Air Force recruiter, he now serves as a senior analyst in Talent Acquisition.

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Kimberly "Starr" Simington, U.S. Army

With a family history of military service, Starr Simington, chose to join the Army. She finished out her federal career with the U.S. Postal Service in 2016. Simington now works with Veterans Evaluation Services as a logistics supervisor and helps coordinate the travel for 8,300 service members a year.

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Karl Gatzke, U.S. Navy

Karl Gatzke brings 20 years of total military experience to Maximus in his role as a call center operations manager. He is also a co-lead for Maximus’ Veterans Alliance of Individuals, Family, and Friends Employee Resource Group.

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Michael Trinidad Sr., U.S. Army

An Army Veteran, Trinidad uses his communication and leadership background to manage various tasks as a facilities technician and co-lead Maximus’ Veterans Alliance of Individuals, Family, and Friends Employee Resource Group.

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Jeff Scarpiello, U.S. Air Force

Air Force Veteran uses life experience to support Maximus’ business development. Scarpiello helps identify new businesses and customers and considers acquiring these partners as a “win” with his team.

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Jennifer Jutkofsky-Pine, U.S. Navy

Navy law enforcement officer finds meaningful work as a Maximus call center manager. Although she had never managed a call center before, her military background allowed Jutkofsky-Pine to develop experience in leadership, customer service, and dedication to the mission.

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Karl Andersen, U.S. Navy

A former Navy nuclear reactor operator uses his military skills to keep IT and tech services secure for more than 35 years.

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Tina Trumble, U.S. Navy

Tina Trumble, a retired Navy sailor, uses her more than a 20-year military career to manage IT systems for Maximus. Trumble said her favorite thing about working for Maximus is the people she gets to work with on a daily basis, many of them Veterans or military family members.

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Julia Rosenbaum. U.S. Army

After serving 17 years in the Army across five different military specialties, Julia Rosenbaum now serves as a Veteran liaison lead with Veterans Evaluation Services, assisting other Veterans with their questions and helping them find solutions for their requests.

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