Ms. Mary Ahern-Snyder, Founder and President
Ms. Ahern-Snyder believes strongly in exceptional client service as a key to company growth and has made this a hallmark of her career. Ms. Ahern-Snyder organically grew her last company from $33,000 in 2004 to $17 million in 2014, and from 4 to 70 employees.

Mary attended the University of Maryland and graduated with a degree in Economics. She was actively involved in sorority and other extra-curricular activities. She still thinks of it as the time when she grew up and learned to define herself. She traveled to Europe after college, deciding by accident to travel alone with a backpack. She resides in Annapolis, MD with her husband and 3 children. She believes in living a full and healthy lifestyle with a balance between life and work.


Mr. Leland Owens, Engagement Director
Mr. Owens serves as an Engagement Director for Significance. Over the last 16 years, Leland has worked for a number of federal consulting firms including KPMG, BearingPoint, Deloitte, and IronArch Technology providing financial management, process improvement, audit readiness, and operational strategy consulting services. Leland graduated from the University of Maryland with a double major B.S. in Finance and Accounting, is a member of the American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC), and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Leland is married with four children and lives in Alexandria, VA. He is active with sports, CrossFit, GORUCK, and believes in a healthy work/life balance.