Mr. Vikan works closely with the Directors to provide management oversight and strategic direction for Coho Consulting Group. As the President, Mr. Vikan is responsible for establishing operating policies and guidance for the company. Prior to Coho Consulting, Mr. Vikan worked for BearingPoint where he specialized business case analyses for clients exploring major process and information technology initiatives. Mr. Vikan also managed multi-year education and training initiatives for a Federal client while at BearingPoint.
Mr. Vikan is an Air Force veteran. While on active duty, Mr. Vikan was a research scientist working advanced aircrew life support systems and a test manager and acquisition program manager for electronic combat systems.
Mr. Vikan is certified in program management and test and evaluation management. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of South Carolina and his Masters of Systems Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.
Mr. Vikan is active in community endeavors. Mr. Vikan is a graduate of the 2015 Leadership Dayton program and recently completed a 4-year tenure on the Dayton Art Institute’s Associate Board.
As a hard-core outdoor enthusiast and naturalist, Mr. Vikan is a master of the trivial about plants and animals.