Strategic Professional Resources,  Inc.
"Premier Provider of Technical and Professional Services"
Our Corporate Team

Isaac R. Kleven, Vice President and General Manager

Isaac is a founding member of SPR and is an integral part of business operations. Bringing his experience in accounting, finance, and overall business acumen, he is a major component of SPR's management team for providing exceptional support to existing customers and pursuing new contracts.

As Vice President and General Manager, Isaac conducts all contracting actions with the government and other contractor companies. He also handles day-to-day operations and long-term planning of the company, overseeing internal departments and coordinating with SPR's Project Leader in administration of SPR contracts.

Isaac graduated from the University of Nebraska Omaha with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a quadruple major in Accounting, Business Finance, Commercial Banking & Financial Markets, and Investment Science & Portfolio Management.


Michael Vaughn (Mike), Senior Operations Manager

Mike completed a long and distinguished career with the United States Air Force in December of 2010. His career spanned 30 years and he attained the rank of Colonel. As a career missileer, he spent the majority of his time in nuclear command and control and intercontinental ballistic missiles operations. Mike culminated his career at Offutt AFB as the Chief of Nuclear Operations. He joined SPR in February 2011 as part of a project management team providing services to an intelligence community-wide effort. In October 2011, he assumed the role of the Project Leader for the Program Management Engineering and Acquisitions Services (PMEAS) and PMEAS II contracts. His Leadership resulted in unparallel support to USSTRATCOM, AFLCMC, 557th Weather Wing, and Offutt Air Force Base flood recovery efforts. He assumed the role of Senior Operations Manager in February of 2021.

Mike graduated from the University of Nebraska Omaha with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and received a Master of Public Administration from Golden Gate University.


Matt Palmer, Facility Security Officer

Matt has over 30 years experience in the security field while serving 20 years in the United States Air Force, five years as a Department of Defense Civilian, and ten years as a Federal Contractor. His areas of expertise are Personnel, Information, Physical, and Industrial Security. In his most recent position as a Facility Security Officer, he was awarded the prestigious James S. Cogswell Award for sustained outstanding achievement in implementation of the National Industrial Security Program. Matt is a member of the National Classification Management Society (NCMS) and performs as a mentor to new Security Professionals. Matt joined the SPR team in April 2010.

Matt graduated from the Community College of the Air Force with an Associate's Degree in Information Systems and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Regis University.


Christopher R. Zink (Chris), Chief Compliance Officer

As a licensed Illinois attorney, before joining SPR, Chris spent 15 years counseling business owners on a variety of issues that commonly arise during operations, ranging from negotiation and documentation of customer, employment, and other contracts associated with ongoing business ventures to regulatory compliance issues and dispute resolution. His clients included companies covering the spectrum from local start-ups to multi-billion dollar private and public national corporations. With his wide range of experience in business industries, Chris brings the highest level of professionalism and corporate knowledge. In May 2013, Chris assumed the position as SPR's Chief Compliance Officer.

Chris graduated from Carleton College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and received his Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

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