Solving Complex Problems for Government Customers

Programmatic, Acquisition and Financial Experts

Solving Complex Problems for Government Customers

Programmatic, Acquisition and Financial Experts


Valiant – exhibiting courage or determination; honorable, bold
Harbor – a place of safety, security
International – global, multinational collaboration between nations

Valiant Harbor International is a CVE Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business specializing in program, acquisition, and financial services for government science & technology, research & development, and technology programs. VHI focuses on delivering bold, forward-leaning services through high-performing teams of technical and business subject matter experts. VHI employs the kind of people you want on your team.


VHI Leadership


Thomas F. Walsh III President / CEO

Tom formed VHI after serving 20 years in the Marine Corps as a helicopter pilot, staff officer, and Military Attaché to Europe. Tom's primary focus for VHI is to advise and assist Federal agencies with improving their business performance. Tom holds an MBA, a Master’s degree in National Security, and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. He is also a Certified PMP, Certified Federal Contract Manager (CFCM), Certified Six Sigma Greenbelt, and a Certified Scrum Master (CSM).

Shannon M. Lindauer Vice President Vice President

Shannon has been successfully growing businesses in the Federal and Defense sectors since 2002. She has worked on more than a thousand government proposals as a Capture Manager, Proposal Manager, and/or Solution Architect. Shannon is a U.S. Air Force veteran and holds a Master's and Bachelor's degree in International Relations and Conflict Studies.

She is also ITIL v.3 Foundation Certified and a member of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP).


Matt Wakabayashi Vice President

Matt is a client service leader with 20 years of experience winning, staffing, and managing large programs in government and commercial environments. He excels at building high-functioning teams and ensuring successful outcomes. Matt is an Army and Navy veteran. He holds a Master’s degree in National Security Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science.