VSC is an Operations Management and Services firm specializing in Gaming Operations, Information Technology, and Business Services serving the Government Sector. In 2009, VSC partnered with Intralot Inc. to form the DC09, LLC, to provide management and oversight for the On-Line Lottery Gaming System operations for the Office of Lottery and Gaming (OLG). VSC has assembled a world-class staff with proven lottery expertise in the areas of Marketing, Field Service, Call Center, Product Development, Gaming Research, Central Gaming System Operations & Management, and end-to-end Sports Wagering and related services.

Meet Our Founder

Emmanuel Bailey Executive Chairman


Mr. Bailey and his partners completed a 10-year contract with the District of Columbia for Central System and Operations Management of the Lottery. In 2019, Mr. Bailey’s firm and Intralot was awarded the nation’s first GSE Sports Wagering and Lottery Systems contract valued at up to $430 million over the potential ten-year term. Mr. Bailey is the only minority operator of a State Lottery Central Gaming System in the $87 Billion U.S. GSE Lottery and in the GSE Sports Wagering industry. In 2020, the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) recognized Mr. Bailey with the Powers Award, its highest industry award.

Mr. Bailey is a seasoned, experienced executive with over 25 years combined experience in Finance and Banking, Secondary Mortgage Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Lottery & Gaming Systems Management. Before co-founding DC09, LLC in 2009, Mr. Bailey served as Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President of Human Resources for FannieMae. Mr. Bailey held multiple business and line positions over a 15-year career.

Before joining FannieMae, Mr. Bailey was a Banking Officer for a $2 Billion Regional Bank. Mr. Bailey began his career at IBM.

Awards & Honors

In 2020, the (NASPL) recognized Mr. Bailey with the Powers Award.

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Since 2007, the companies that Mr. Bailey has founded, acquired, and or partnered with have generated nearly $100 Million in combined Gross Revenues, providing contracting services in the Private and Public Sector.

Mr. Bailey is passionate and committed to improving the lives of children in the U.S. and around the World. Mr. Bailey currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Washington Urban League, is a past Executive Board Committee Member of the Greater Washington Boys & Girls Club of America, and is the past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation -founded by NBA All-Star and MVP, Kevin Durant.

Mr. Bailey holds a B.A. from Eastern Kentucky University and an Executive MBA from the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business. Mr. Bailey is a native of Washington, D.C., and currently resides in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

Jon Zajdel Vice President and General Manager

Jon Zajdel serves as the Vice President and General Manager for Vital Services Contractors (VSC). He is responsible for the overall management of the firm’s day-to-day business activities and operations, including Marketing, Field Service, Call Center, and Information Technology functions. Jon manages a $250m book-of-business for the District of Columbia Office of Lottery and Gaming Central System and related services. With over 14 years in the lottery gaming industry, Jon is also responsible for Profit and Loss budget management and helped manage the successful launch of the Lottery’s Sports Betting application, GambetDC.

Jon’s most recent role was as Operations Manager, where he was responsible for Gaming Systems and Operations oversight for five state projects, servicing over 7,600 traditional retail agent locations and over 6,900 Coin Operated Amusement Machine (COAM) locations with 41,000 physical machines. Jon has completed lottery conversions in several states, including New Mexico, Vermont, New Hampshire, Louisiana, and the launch of the Arkansas lottery, a first for the state.

Leon Duncan EVP, Marketing and Business Development

Mr. Duncan started his career as an Account Executive selling air-time for local television affiliates in the Raleigh-Durham market. He established a solid understanding of what it takes to run a successful business. After five years of stellar achievement in Raleigh-Durham, he was recruited to a larger market (Washington, DC) to sell for the local NBC affiliate, WRC-4. Within two years, Mr. Duncan was recruited by the Washington Redskins (now known as the Washington Commanders) Team to become the Head of Broadcast Sales.

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From 2002 through 2007, he was responsible for negotiating radio and television licensing rights for all games and selling ancillary programming. In 2008, Mr. Duncan joined Under Armour Inc. to manage the football brand and played an integral role during the company’s most successful period of growth. Within four years, he worked brand strategy and activation for four different categories, including a golf division that he helped catapult to the top tier of the apparel industry on a global scale.
Mr. Duncan returned to the Washington Football Team as Senior Vice President of Hospitality & Entertainment for the 2019 and 2020 seasons before launching his sports marketing agency - 6ix Degrees Marketing and Events. He graduated from North Carolina State University with a B.A. in Communications, is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., and devotes time to mentor multiple youth organizations.

Kelly Allen, PMP Sr. Technical Delivery Manager

Kelly Allen is a Project Management Certified Professional with over 13 years of IT management experience supporting both the private & public sector. Kelly has experience reporting on $900 million-dollar IT program budgets, Risk Management and Analysis, and incorporating the Technology Business Management (TBM) model promoting alignment between Information Technology (IT), Finance, and Business Unit leaders and categorizing and reporting IT costs and other metrics.

Kelly is certified as a Project Management Professional, Lean Practioner, Scrum Master, and Power BI Pro. Kelly earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Pure and Applied Mathematics from Howard University, and her Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management from Louisiana State University at Shreveport (LSUS).

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Damian Mouton Retail Marketing Manager

Damian is a proven project manager with over sixteen years of experience in marketing, commercial and residential facilities management, and operations management. He brings strong analytical and organizational skills and comprehensive working knowledge of all codes and regulations.

In addition to strong productive oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and computer literacy, he brings broad experience in word processing , identifying, analyzing, and resolving complete problems associated with general facilities and operation support services implementation.

Harrison Fang Sr. Financial Project Analyst

Harrison is a Senior Financial Projects Analyst with a broad experience in business and finance through his time with True Bearing Diagnostics, Guidehouse Consulting, among others. His work was fundamental to the TrueBearing team in acquiring an engagement letter from a major investment bank during their capital raise process. During his time at Guidehouse, he reviewed and analyzed businesses for over $250 million in Small business loans for the 2020 COVID relief program for the SBA. He also oversaw training exercises for the team as they prepared to move to a new system.

Harrison has a degree in Business Management from Rollins College and is pursuing a Master's degree in Geospatial Intelligence from Johns Hopkins University. Harrison is a certified Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst and Scrum Master.

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