Company: Enlighten IT Consulting
Location: Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C., May 7, 2015, Lenny Giaquinto, MBA, PMP, ITIL, Senior Program Manager for Enlighten IT Consulting, has been recognized by Elite American Military for dedication, achievement and leadership in information technology.
Mr. Giaquinto has a long career of service in the military. He started out as a commander’s action officer with the San Antonio Air Logistics Center in the United States Air Force. He then progressed to the role of squadron sector commander for the 838th Engineering Installation Squadron. In 1995, he began work with the Kelly Air Force Base in Texas, where he exercised command and supervision for more than 440 personnel. Nearly three years later, Mr. Giaquinto began working at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia, where he served as a project officer for the rear operations support center. He developed the Mission Needs Statement, Operational Requirements Document and acquisition guidelines to implement the first command and control facility, which subsequently reduced the forward-deployed footprint for Air Operations Center activities. In addition, he assisted in implementing the first-ever Expeditionary Force Experiment, which included joint and coalition experimentation. Fifteen years ago, in September 2000, he began working at Kadena Air Base in Japan, where he supervised more than 150 military and civilians that operated a $50 million network for more than 9,500 users with 99 percent up-time. After returning from Japan, he started a 10-month stint with the Pentagon, where he provided executive support and counsel, and assisted general officer leadership in direct tasking and staffing actions. His vast international experience most recently led him to Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base in Germany, where he remained from 2008 until 2010, before obtaining his most current position.
Mr. Giaquinto military background exposed him to different facets of the IT industry and has shaped him into the well-respected leader he is today. Mr. Giaquinto is consistently recognized for exceeding chief information officer, PM and ITSM standards and processes for multimillion dollar programs. He has also been recognized for translating complex problems into achievable solutions, orchestrating multiple information technology projects within time and budget constraints, and continually improving processes for the U.S. Air Force, NATO, United Nations and U.S. federal government agencies. In his current position, Mr. Giaquinto provides guidance and understanding related to best practices for the successful implementation of strategic initiatives, supports multiple operational areas, including executive level report design and automation, using PMO standards, metrics, and reporting, participates in strategic planning and tactical execution of new initiatives, and develops and implements program controls with the management and program supervision of employees of various labor categories and skills in projects similar in size and scope.
Mr. Giaquinto has achieved tremendous success over the course of his 20-year career. He has received numerous accolades for his honorable service and shown great heart and character in difficult times. Mr. Giaquinto is a battle-tested and knowledgeable leader who is eager to continue advancing in his career while assisting Enlighten IT Consulting in achieving its goals. Mr. Giaquinto earned an MBA in Business at St. Mary’s University and a Bachelor of Science in business marketing at The Pennsylvania State University. He is a certified Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute, and is certified in ITILv3 Foundation and ITIL Operational Support and Analysis through EXIN.
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