At VEM our team of experts are Microsoft Certified Professionals.  In addition, each individual has over 10 years of professional IT experience and 5+ years with Microsoft Cloud Solutions.


Our team comprises of professionals that have supported government agencies, non-profits, and various major corporations.

Most importantly our company core principle is to help businesses and our communities to reach and accomplish their goals



Are you ready to step into the future with us? We’re waiting for your call, and we’re excited to take you there.



Strategy, Flexibility

and Change

kenneth wanamaker


Kenneth is the COO and Senior Engineer of Virtual Essential Management, LLC. He is well versed in technology and has over ten years of experience in IT and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems.  Kenneth has contracted with various government agencies within the DC/Maryland/Virginia area.  Kenneth’s main focus is problem-solving with technology to ensure customers get the most out of their high-tech investments. As a certified Microsoft professional for Office 365 he enjoys assisting users with small or large problems present in their organization. 

Halima Wanamaker


Halima is the Founder of Virtual Essential Management, LLC. With over fifteen years of professional experience in IT, Halima has worked as a contractor for multiple government agencies within the DC/Maryland/Virginia area.  Halima has a Bachelor's in Management Information Systems, has received an award from the Obama Administration for assisting with the Presidential Transition Team and has obtained her Microsoft Certification in Office 365.  In addition, Halima wants to provide the opportunity for small to medium size businesses to obtain the technical advantages that larger companies have with streamlining their day to day processes with affordability. In addition, to provide a secure solution for companies to allow their employees to work virtually anywhere to achieve the desired work/life balance.


Sharmika Brooks

Cloud Support Engineer & Account Manager

Sharmika has experience as an entrepreneur for over 10 years running multiple successful businesses.  Her well rounded knowledge in multiple business industries has made her a valuable asset to the company.  In addition, she has cloud support knowledge within the Microsoft 365 realm.  Her customer service and insight to the needs of Executive level personnel has made her a valuable team member.