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John Z. Dillon II

Executive Vice President


Mr. Dillon leads C2’s Business Development and Sales. Mr. Dillon works with our clients to help them develop optimal workforce strategies and solutions, with one simple goal in mind – improve operational execution. Mr. Dillon came to C2 after serving more than 30 years as an US Army intelligence officer and as a Vice President of Operations at a large Government contractor. He is an operations executive with a history of developing, building and sustaining business teams and strategic partnerships and growing business. Mr. Dillon possesses an innate ability to transfer long-term corporate vision into operational plans and successful, revenue producing business opportunities.

Mr. Dillon earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Radford University and his MBA from Touro University. He is also a graduate of the US Army War College (Senior Service College Fellow at the CIA). He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).


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    Posted by admin on 10/19/2016 at 1:58 pm

    One of C2’s federal contracting clients called last week seeking guidance regarding a female employee who had alleged that her non-selection for a recent managerial vacancy was due to sex discrimination. The employee was upset that she did not get the promotion and, in reaction, posted on her […]

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    Posted by admin on 09/14/2016 at 8:02 pm

    One of C2’s longstanding government contracting clients recently won additional work from its government client and was in the process of hiring about a dozen employees in Florida and Georgia.  As we were helping the client walk through various onboarding issues, such as payroll dates, […]

  • Do U.S. Employment Laws Apply To Employees Overseas?
    Posted by admin on 08/31/2016 at 2:15 pm

    Recently, one of our government contracting clients called to discuss a harassment complaint they had received from an employee working overseas.  Employee relations issues can be tricky enough. Add an overseas work location into the mix and the normal communication and investigation process […]

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    Posted by admin on 08/09/2016 at 6:40 pm

    The McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (SCA) requires contractors and subcontractors performing services on federal contracts valued in excess of $2,500 to pay their contract employees no less than the wage rates and fringe benefits found prevailing in the locality for the employees’ […]

  • Preventing Discrimination Claims : An Ounce Of Prevention is Worth A Pound Of Cure
    Posted by admin on 07/14/2016 at 1:20 pm

    Like all HR professionals, C2 frequently receives calls from clients that begin with:  “I just have a quick question.”  Eight times out of ten, the answer that follows requires more than just a “quick response.”  Recently, we received one such “quick […]

  • Navigating the Murky Waters of Worker Misclassification
    Posted by admin on 06/02/2016 at 6:03 pm

    Many employers are moving work towards independent contractors, rather than hiring traditional employees.  This arrangement is particularly attractive for federal government contractors who often need to staff projects of short or indeterminate duration….and on short notice. One common […]

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Kevin McCoy

General Counsel


Mr. McCoy serves as C2’s General Counsel, managing the overall legal needs of the company. Mr. McCoy also works closely with the company’s HR teams who provide strategic advice to clients on a myriad of human resources related matters. Mr. McCoy came to C2 as an experienced labor and employment attorney, having served as a Partner in two different D.C. area law firms that specialize exclusively in management-side labor and employment law. Mr. McCoy likes to problem solve, and enjoys helping his clients work through the legal challenges of operating a large multi-jurisdictional HR outsourcing company.

After graduating with a degree in Philosophy from Emory & Henry College in Southern Virginia, Mr. McCoy earned his law degree from Valparaiso University School of Law. Mr. McCoy began his legal career as a judicial law clerk to judges on two different intermediate courts of appeal before settling in the D.C. region.


Gertie Fields

Director of Payroll & Administration


Ms. Fields manages C2’s Payroll Services team, charged with ensuring that all client payroll processing is timely and accurate. She is responsible for all aspects of client payroll accounting and financial reporting functions, including preparation of payroll audits. She manages the processing of multi-state payrolls, new hire reporting, and transmission of ACH files, and ensures that payrolls are accurate and fully compliant.

More importantly, Ms. Fields and her team pride themselves on proactively identifying potential payroll issues for clients before they become a problem. She has been with C2 since 1998, and has directed all aspects of Payroll Services. She holds a bachelors’ degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Acquisition and Contract Management.


Sharon Liotta

Chief Financial Officer


Ms. Liotta brought her 20-years of accounting management experience to C2 when she joined the company in 2000. As CFO, she directs and oversees all financial activities of the corporation including preparation of financial reports as well as summaries and forecasts for future business growth and general economic outlook. She is responsible for business and financial strategy and planning, monitoring, and management and reporting, including management and development of policies, systems, processes and personnel involved. Ms. Liotta directs the accounting staff to ensure that exceptional internal auditing and financial controls are maintained.

Ms. Liotta earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from George Mason University with undergraduate studies at Clemson University.


Jackie Asencio

President & CEO 


Ms. Asencio is President and CEO of C2 Essentials, Inc., one of the region’s leading human capital management service providers. With more than 30 years’ experience, Ms. Asencio has been a major influence in helping small to mid-size government contractors grow and compete in the federal marketplace. C2 Essentials has successfully provided clients with a competitive edge through cost-effective HR outsourcing. Ms. Asencio recognizes that federal contractors are increasingly forced to reduce their costs due to pricing pressure. C2 Essentials becomes a strategic partner to its clients to help reduce their overhead and fringe dollars, while providing a robust HR expertise that enables clients to achieve HR compliance in an increasingly complex regulatory environment. HR outsourcing solutions are focused on the client’s mission, both CONUS and OCONUS.

As a seasoned trainer and coach, Ms. Asencio works closely with business owners ensuring their human capital management strategies are aligned to their business goals. Ms. Asencio has extensive experience in full life cycle recruiting, talent management, succession planning, career development, reward and recognition strategies, performance management, regulatory compliance, compensation, benefits, risk management, and outplacement services. Prior to founding C2 Essentials, Ms. Asencio provided human capital management support to Department of Defense and various civilian agencies.

Ms. Asencio believes in giving back to the community, her philanthropic activities have included supporting Operation Homefront, Wounded Warriors, Boulder Crest Retreat, The National Veterans Institute for Procurement, and local families in need. Ms. Asencio has received the Sister Eymard Gallagher Award for Corporate Social Responsibility and was a finalist for The Dr. J.P. London Award for Promoting Ethical Behavior for the Human Resources Leadership Awards (HRLA) of Greater Washington.


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