As a principal with RyanshTech, Aurelia Gardner provides executive program leadership expertise and brings 20+ years’ experience with strategic planning, marketing, communication, leading IT projects, and most importantly, the importance of relationship building. As a seasoned IT Project Manager/Systems Engineer, Aurelia has supported a diverse portfolio of projects ranging from command and control (C2), missile systems, e-marketing websites, and payroll processing. As a highly skilled leader, Aurelia has proven expertise in PMBOK and SDLC life-cycle management, IT strategic plan development and implementation, team building, and systems analysis. In addition, Aurelia is a certified Lean Thinking/Six Sigma Greenbelt who has conducted a host of Kaizens, process improvement sessions, and just-do-its.
Aurelia has a demonstrated record of accomplishment, as evident by her oversight of Requirements Development/Management and Operations and Maintenance for the 2020 Decennial Census, the largest non-military operations in the USA. As a systems engineer with Lockheed Martin, IBM, and Raytheon, Aurelia has led projects with multiple subcontractors and achieved consensus on the project goals with the customer and vendors through a focus on high-energy relationships and high-value project execution.