AITC continues to evolve and expand as businesses and government agencies face challenges in finding qualified professionals to support their information technology (IT) needs. Veteran-owned AITC has added three respected industry experts to their senior team to help the company meet this growing demand.
Craig Ravenell joins AITC as a Program Manager to lead the planning and implementation and introduction of new systems and technologies in support of AITC’s military customers. Primarily he will focus on meeting project commitments and client communications to ensure customer’s mission success. A retired U.S. Army Acquisition Officer (Colonel), his extensive experience includes managing cost schedule and performance goals for complex defense acquisition programs (i.e. chemical and biological defense equipment, ballistic missile defense systems, modeling, simulation and training technologies, etc.). Mr. Ravenell is the former product manager for the Digitized Training Program Office at PEO-STRI in Orlando, Florida, where he was responsible for modernizing Army Digitized Ranges to deliver more effective and realistic training. Mr. Ravenell earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Voorhees College and an M.S. in General Administration from Central Michigan University.
Edward “Ed” Petrow also joins AITC as a Program Manager to lead teams in the delivery of state-of-the-art IT, audio visual, and related end-to-end systems and solutions. Building upon six years of military service in the United States Navy, Mr. Petrow is recognized as a highly successful senior level program manager and engineer with extensive experience in systems and project engineering, engineering management, agile methodologies, hardware and software engineering, and program management. Mr. Petrow excels at collaborating with team members and stakeholders to perform analysis and design of complex systems and sub-systems. AITC will leverage his professional experience as a leader with the academic credentials and technical background required to interact with clients while leading development teams to deliver mission critical systems. Mr. Petrow has held prior positions with respected industry leaders such as AVT Simulation, SAIC/Leidos, and Universal Systems and Technology/Lockheed Martin. Mr. Petrow is a graduate of St. Leo University with a B.S in Computer Engineering and Colorado Technical University with a Masters of Business Administration in Finance and Technical Management. He is also certified in CMMI® and PMP.
Robert “Bob” Faber joins AITC as a Senior Infrastructure Architect Project Manager to lead the design and implementation of complex information Technology infrastructure to support AITC’s customers’ growing requirements. In this capacity, he will analyze system requirements and develop architecture solutions to ensure that designed systems offer required capabilities, performance and security. Mr. Faber will work with customer’s senior management and technical personnel to identify and address technology gaps, strategic goals and business imperatives impacted by infrastructure technology. Mr. Faber brings AITC more than 30 years of extensive expertise acquired in the fields of structured cabling systems design, implementation, sales, project management, technical instruction, cabling infrastructure design and installation. Mr. Faber is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University with a B.S. in Economics. He is a member of BICSI, a professional association supporting the advancement of the information and communications technology (ICT) community and he holds a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) certification and Network Technology Systems Designer credentials.
“We are continually seeking opportunities to offer clients the most qualified and advanced IT services and solutions on the market,” explains Gabriel Ruiz, LTC, USA (Ret) President/CEO of AITC. “I’m thrilled about the expertise these three esteemed professionals bring to our senior team to enhance our offerings,” Ruiz added.