about us

$ 50500
Total Awarded to TFP Clients - To Date
Subject Matter Experts

TFP’s team has over 130 years of combined workforce development and incentive management expertise.


We serve clients across all industries and work to maximize their funding opportunities.

Liaison with Funding Agency

Our team provides focused client management with a dedicated project analyst to each project. Our team deals direct with each Funding Agency saving valuable time for our clients.

Committed to Data Security

TFP utilizes the most up to date data security technologies and protocols available to secure our client data.

meet the team

our team

Mark brings extensive operational and executive experience to TFP. Under his leadership, TFP has significantly expanded its activities through new services and national expansion. Mark is primarily responsible for strategic planning, key partner relationships and business development. Prior to acquiring TFP in 2001, along with Julianna Kirby, Mark worked in public accounting as a partner with Deloitte, and served as CFO of a large private company. Mark holds a Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in accounting from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Mark Coleman
Chairman & CEO
Julianna Kirby is TFP’s Chief Operating Officer and Client Relationship Executive. She directs service delivery and client relationship management as well as company operations. Julianna consults with clients to design strategies that leverage workforce development funding available at the federal, state and local level to help develop their new hire and incumbent workforce. Additionally, she works with employers as an intermediary to the workforce system to develop workforce pipelines, career pathways and connect employers to resources for recruiting, funding and training. Julianna holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communication from California State University Long Beach and is a Stanford Certified Project Manager.
Julianna Kirby
Director Client Services/COO
Michelle is a member of our senior client service team and is a former Training Manager with a multi-national company. She brings that key experience to bear when assisting TFP’s clients with grant application and compliance. Michelle works closely with our clients in the preparation of all required deliverables for grant applications and provides client service and account management throughout the term of the grant. Her knowledge of various funding programs and extensive experience writing competitive applications is essential to the success of the overall contract development and approval process. Michelle has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Arizona State University and a Master of Arts in Organization Development from Sonoma State University.
Michelle Rychener
Vice President
Training Reimbursement Services
Chris brings extensive Information Technology and Client Service experience to the senior client service team at TFP. He is a founding member of the TFP team and is responsible for all technology matters including the development of TrueTrak v3.0, TFP’s industry-leading proprietary grant management and reporting system. Chris is a subject matter expert in managing grant compliance and works with clients to ensure optimum results on behalf of TFP’s clients. Chris holds a BS in Kinesiology from Cal-State Fullerton and an MBA, Technology Management from the University of Phoenix.
Chris Mangels
Vice President IT
Data & Contract Management
Bryan is Vice President of Business Development. An experienced new business growth officer with a history of working in the Commercial Insurance, Commercial Banking, and National Retail Industries. Skilled in cost containment, cost recovery, and innovative solutions that deliver optimal results for businesses. Bryan’s passion is bringing grant and incentive money to companies looking for creative ways to recover their costs.
Bryan Moore
Vice President, Business Development
Tony brings a wealth of knowledge to the team. Tony performs data management, auditing and project management functions to efficiently administer state and federal workforce development grant projects. Tony’s expertise in processing and auditing large data sets using Learning Management System, Human Resource Information System data and advanced EXCEL skills help our clients to achieve success in their grant performance. Tony holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology from Cal State Fullerton.
Tony Fusco
Project Analyst
Rick brings 30 years of experience as a data analyst to our Administration team. Rick is an integral part of the team and his multitude of experience allows him to perform data analysis, audit, and processing of client HRIS and training data with the utmost detail and focus. Additionally, Rick delivers professional client service individually and as part of client service team to assist our clients with data quality improvement and meeting grant performance goals in a variety of workforce development grants. Rick holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation from San Diego State University.
Rick Covarrubias
Data Analyst