About Us

Company Overview

TI Verbatim Consulting (TIVC) is a proven leader in workplace culture assessment, language services, and business support services. TIVC Inc. is an SBA 8(a) program participant, a Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, and an Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business.

Founded in 2014 by Jean Ibañez Payne, a multilingual service-disabled Navy Veteran, TIVC pursues servant-style leadership and is heralded as a responsive and customer-oriented professional services company. Jean is the sole owner and has 25 years of experience in government and private industry. TIVC has current and former contracts with the departments and affiliated agencies of Energy, Defense, Treasury, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Justice, Defense Logistics Agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Millennium Challenge Corporation, A. Bright Idea, Canon, and Dominion Energy and supports clients in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington D.C., and West Virginia.

To help people work better together.

Improve workplace culture, strengthen the understanding of ideas communicated in different languages, and provide superior people in support of administrative and technical goals.


Owner and CEO
Jean Ibañez Payne

VP, Culture & Special Projects
Michelle Smith

Director, Human Resources & CEO Chief of Staff
Paula Scholl

Director, Business Strategies, Program Management, IT & FSO
Phil Pena

Strategic Communications & Marketing Specialist
Kaley Turfitt

Senior VP, Finance 
Richard Payne

Director, Capture & Proposals
Megan Full

Director, Culture Assessments & Special Projects
Saul Gomez

Financial Analyst II
Alice Eaton

Business Account Specialist II
Gina Salway

Jr. Recruiter
William Earle

Certifications & Qualifications

Small Business 8(a) Business Development Program

TIVC was granted an early-entry waiver into the SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program.

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned

TIVC’s founder and CEO, Jean Ibañez Payne, is a service-disabled Navy veteran. TIVC is a CVE-certified SDVOSB.

Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB)

TIVC’s EDWOSB status was certified by the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce.

ISO 9001:2015 Certification

TIVC achieved certification in November 2020 with zero adverse findings.