AITC Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer, Ivette DeJesus

 Ivette DeJesus

AITC is proud to announce the appointment of Ivette DeJesus as the new Chief Financial Officer, based in our headquarters office located in Winter Springs, Florida.

With an impressive background in finance and accounting, DeJesus brings over six years of experience from her tenure at C4 Advanced Tactical Systems.  She holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance & Accounting from the Florida Institute of Technology, further solidifying her expertise in the field.

In her new role at AITC, DeJesus will oversee the finance unit, playing a crucial role in budget management, cost-benefit analysis, forecasting needs, and securing new funding. Her responsibilities are pivotal in driving strategic and tactical financial decisions that align with AITC’s growth and innovation objectives.

“We are thrilled to welcome Ivette DeJesus to the AITC family. Her extensive experience and strategic approach to financial management make her an invaluable addition to our team,” says David E. Gardner, AITC’s CEO and President. “We are confident that Ivette will be instrumental in our continued success and help steer AITC towards new horizons.”

AITC Names New Chief of Cyber and Technology Programs 

Matthew Page Poised to Help AITC Grow and Expand Services 

Matthew Page

AITC, a leading systems integration firm providing information technology (IT), training, simulation and professional services and solutions to defense and federal agencies, recently named Matthew Page as the company’s Chief of Cyber and Technology Programs. Page is responsible for the successful implementation of all Cyber and Technology related programs, the development and enactment of cyber security growth strategy for future cyber program expansion opportunities and leading the Cyber Security Community of Interest (COI). 

Prior to joining AITC, Page previously served our nation as an Army Chief Warrant Officer and a Department of the Army Civilian. His most recent Federal Government role was in Civilian Service serving as NETCOM’s Southeast Region Network Division Chief (GS-14). Page has earned numerous awards in both the military and civilian communities, including the prestigious Legion of Merit and the 93rd Signal Brigade’s Senior Civilian of the Year. Additionally, he has acquired several technical certifications including: ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate, VMware Certified Professional, Cisco Certified Network Associate, Security+, GAIC Security Essentials, and GAIC Certified Incident Handler. 

“Matthew brings a wealth of knowledge, skills, and expertise to help AITC deliver the next generation of services and support to the valued clients we serve throughout the world,” says David E. Gardner AITC’s CEO. “We look forward to the positive impact he will make towards accomplishing our rising goals and ambitious objectives.” 

AITC has been recognized for its fast growth, recently earning a spot on the Washington Technology Fast 50 list of the fastest growing government contractors nationwide, Inc. 5000 list (ranking No. 2054) and also on the Inc. Regionals Southeast list (ranking at No. 66).  The company also graduated from the SBA’s 8(a) program in May 2022, as it continues its upward growth trajectory.  

AITC Recruits Top Talent for QA Specialist

Paula Sylva

AITC has recently recruited Paula Silvia to the team as a Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist.

Ms. Silvia brings more than 30 years of quality assurance and process improvement expertise to AITC.

She has contributed to seven successful CMMI SCAMPI-A appraisals, including AITC’s recent achievement of being appraised at CMMI-SVC Maturity Level 3, where Ms. Silvia served as an appraisal team member.

Prior to joining AITC, Ms. Silvia held positions supporting both private companies and government agencies, ranging from small software start-ups to large well-established organizations, such as Banyan Systems, Motorola, EMC Corporation, the Department of Defense (DoD), and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). In these positions, she has received several awards and recognitions for her outstanding achievements in process improvement.

When asked about joining the team at AITC, Ms. Silvia says, “I look forward to contributing to AITC’s successes. I am honored to work alongside so many veterans and I’m inspired by their dedication to such a meaningful mission.”

Ms. Silvia continually utilizes the training and certifications she has received in problem-solving, quality assurance, ISO 9001, and CMMI-DEV, CMMI-SVC, and CMMI-ACQ.

“She has a long track record of successfully guiding teams through improvement efforts and AITC is fortunate to have her lead the activity,” says Gabriel Ruiz, AITC’s President & CEO.

AITC Adds Top Talent

OUTSIDE-BUIDING-4AITC’s employees are our greatest asset! With a history of proven success and outstanding customer service, we stand ready to serve our customers. AITC hires only the best and the brightest talent, so we can continue to innovate and exceed our customer’s expectations.  We are pleased to welcome the following new team members:

AITC Headquarters – Winter Springs, FL

  • Rafael Arroyo, Systems Administrator
  • Andy Bennett, IT and AV Project Manager
  • Jason Marrero, Telecommunication Tech I
  • Cody Master, Telecommunication Tech II
  • Steve North, Senior Systems Engineer
  • Mario Ravelo, Senior Project Coordinator
  • Lilly Segui, Task Order Manager
  • Brian Smearman, Telecommunication Tech II
  • Michelle Tenn, Comptroller/HR Manager

Patrick Air Force Base – Cocoa, FL

  • Jason Gregory, System Administrator/Network Tech

TIB/ARTR Kelly Ops – Fort Huachuca, AZ

  • Ronald Martin, Signals Intel SME
  • Ronald Timmer, Hum Intel SME
  • Mark Ulatowski, GEO Intel SME/Lead

“We’re thrilled to have these talented individuals join our team,” said Gabe Ruiz. “Hiring top talent is an aggressive growth plan for AITC, where he will manage organizational activities focused on company growth and customer service.  These individuals not only bring tremendous industry experience with them, but also invaluable insight and diversity, which will serve us well in supporting our clients.”

New COO and Program Manager Join Executive Management Team

Advanced IT Concepts, (AITC) Inc., a leader in Information Technology Systems Integration focused on the federal sector, announced the expansion of its management team with the addition of two senior members.  Humberto “Bert” Ravelo has been named Chief Operations Officer (COO) and Wells Barlow as Senior Program Manager. Read more