Leadership

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Alex Vella, Founder

Vella Technologies LLC was founded in 2010 by Alex Vella, PMP,  a 30 year veteran of the  IT industry. Experienced in the Defense, Healthcare, Insurance, Telecom, State and Local Industries, Alex’s broad but direct experience in the IT industry allows him to provide professional IT consulting that is efficient, risk adverse as well as cost effective.

Alex served with the U.S. Air Force with the former Strategic Air Command, Western Space & Missile Command in the support of Communications Command while stationed at Vandenberg AFB, California as well as Zaragoza AB, Spain. Alex earned a B.S. in Business Management with the University of LaVerne, in San Bernardino, California. Additional technical work was conducted at Sam Houston Institute of Technology.

Alex is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI.org) and is a frequent guest lecturer to MBA and Software Engineering students who attend  Florida Gulf Coast University.

Alex is a long time board member of the FGCU Software Engineering Advisory Board as well as the Dunbar High School IB STEM Advisory Board.

 

HeatherHarrisHeather Harris, Project Manager, B.S. of Education

Heather Harris brings a variety of experience and knowledge from a diverse background of 20 years in both education and professional business practice. Heather specializes in analyzing organizations design of systems by identifying needs and recommending solutions to facilitate change. When the specifications are determined, the project is managed and reported on in detail to ensure quality progress and performance for deliverables, resources, and risks while staying within budget and deadline.

Areas of expertise: Business Process Analysis & Applications, Project Management, Academic Coaching (Mathematics-Algebra/Geometry/Calculous, Science-Biology/Chemistry/Physics, Honors English, History).