Verniss Dillon

Born in East Africa Tanzania to an American father and a Tanzanian mother, Verniss grew up traveling and living between Africa, Europe, and America, attributing to his independent world view and adaptive qualities.

Highlights of his education and work experiences that helped Verniss hone and strengthen his leadership and innovative skills, intuitive sensibilities and purposefulness include the following:

  • Graduated with honors in Electrical Engineering from Prairie View A&M University. Member of the second oldest collegiate honor society in the U.S., the Tau Beta Pi.
  • Worked with the leadership teams of the space shuttle and international space station divisions at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX.
  • Attended and completed the Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class in Quantico, VA.
  • He entered the marketplace as a scheduler for many large organizations, making an impact on projects in multiple sectors from Commercial to Infrastructure and Energy, and led capital and turnaround projects around the world ranging in size from $40 million to $21billion.

His time in the role of Subject Matter Expert in strategic planning, scheduling, and productivity / efficiency improvement enhanced his passion for driving successful projects and inspired him to develop several solutions that saved organizations millions of dollars on projects and resulted in safe, on-time, and under budget completions.

Receiving his certificate on Disruptive Strategy from the Harvard Business School confirmed and improved his ability to safely and efficiently execute projects with higher productivity.

Drawing on all of his skills, experience and insights, Verniss has dedicated himself to the mission of providing services and solutions to organizations of all sizes that will help them achieve their project development and business goals.