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

Senior VP of IT & Security 
Richard Payne

VP of Operations 
Justin Clark

Senior Director, Program Management
Phil Peña

Director of Human Resources, Staffing & Recruiting 
Paula Scholl

Financial Analyst II
Alice Eaton

Business Account Specialist II
Gina Salway


VP of Strategic Growth
Yael Freimann

Senior Director of Human Enterprise Optimization
Veronica Lawrence Ortega

Director of Culture Assessments
Saul Gomez

Manager of Communications & Marketing 
Kaley Turfitt

Web, Social & Sharepoint Support
Yanin Rojano

Business Development Manager
William Earle

Manager of Proposals
Sebastian Wicker


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


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

Small, Women-owned and Minority-owned Business

TIVC became certified in the states of Virginia and West Virginia in 2021.

ISO 9001:2015

TIVC achieved certification in November 2020 with zero adverse findings.