Our leadership team has over 150 years of Executive Management experience across a wide spectrum of industries.
Kathy Ghavimi - President and Chief Executive Officer
Kathy Ghavimi is the President and CEO of OmniSolve and has been responsible for setting the vision and direction of the company. Mrs. Ghavimi has over 30 years of experience in Information Technology; and has held various management positions at Freddie Mac, VeriSign and Network Solutions. Mrs. Ghavimi graduated Suma Cum Laude; and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of the District of Columbia.
Behzad Ghavimi - Chief Operating Officer
Behzad Ghavimi has served in a leadership capacity at OmniSolve since June 2001. Mr. Ghavimi began his career in academia as a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering prior to moving to the commercial sector. Mr. Ghavimi has worked with several start-up firms and has been responsible for implementation and integration of complex mission critical applications. He has extensive experience in Telecommunications; and has performed research in the fields of embedded software, signal processing, robotics, artificial intelligence and cardiovascular physiology at NASA, Georgetown University and automotive firms. Dr. Ghavimi holds a Bachelor of Science from Marquette University, and M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Marlene Cephas - Executive VP, Service Delivery
Marlene M. Cephas has been an Executive Vice President of the firm since April 2017 and is responsible for managing the Service Deliver Division and Community Outreach efforts. Ms. Cephas has over twenty-five years of Information Technology (IT) experience. Her management and hands-on technical experience span the full software systems engineering lifecycle as well as extensive experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies. She holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Miami.
Alex Cina - Executive VP, Business Development
Alex is an entrepreneur and a long time IT executive. He joined OmniSolve in November 2018 as Executive VP to spearhead OmniSolve’s Business Development efforts. Prior to joining OmniSolve, Alex was a Partner and Executive Vice President for Business Development at Quality Software Services, Inc. (QSSI). He played a key role growing QSSI from a small company to a well established Information Technology company with over 450 IT staff on its 8 sites.
Prior to QSSI Alex held the positions of CEO/President at DMS, Director of Business Development at Tracor (BAE), Director and Senior Manager of Information Technology, at Orkand Corporation. Alex held adjunct Faculty of Computer Science Department at Strayer University, Montgomery College and other local universities.
Alex has over 29 years of experience overseeing and managing large IT contracts for Federal clients.
Carolyn Adelsten - Executive VP, Operation
Carolyn serves as the Executive Vice President of Operations at OmniSolve since 2017. In this capacity, she is responsible for Human Resources and Contracting and also supports our Business Development initiatives. Ms. Adelsten started her career in Arthur Andersen/Andersen Consulting and has held technical and managerial positions at several fortune 100 companies and Telecommunications start-ups. Ms. Adelsten brings an extensive background in information technology, program management, business process re-engineering, and change management. Ms. Adelsten holds a B.A. in Mathematics with concentration in Computer Science from Bucknell University.