Leadership Team


Kion Yap

Chairman of the Board / CEO

Kion is the Chief Executive Officer of Bart & Associates (B&A) and he has oversight responsibility for the organization. He leads B&A’s entry into the information security and intelligence market. Kion is deeply involved in significant aspects of the company’s security clearance process and infrastructure, facilitating the requirements for “cleared” resources for B&A’s strategic client contracts. He also leads B&A’s effort in mergers and acquisitions. He was instrumental in the purchase of Digital Solutions Inc. The acquisition of DSI enabled B&A to expand its footprint at the National Science Foundation and the Department of Homeland Security.

Prior to joining B&A, Kion provided management and financial consulting to small businesses specializing in real estate, restaurants, radio broadcasting, import/export trading, investment funds, and information technology. Between 1982 and 1989, Kion held finance and accounting positions with multi-national organizations including the American Red Cross, Comsat Communications Corporation, and Deak Perera, an international precious metals and currency trader.

Kion volunteers and sits on the Board of several non-profit organizations. Kion completed his BS degree in accounting from Indiana University.