Leadership Team

Kathy Ghavimi - Founder and President

Kathy Ghavimi is the Founder and President of OmniSolve and has been responsible for setting the vision and direction of the company. Mrs. Ghavimi has over 20 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 Executive Officer

Behzad Ghavimi has served as the CEO of 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-ups 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, and medicine. Dr. Ghavimi holds a Bachelor of Science from Marquette University, and M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

 

Carolyn Adelsten - Vice President of Marketing

Carolyn Adelsten has served as the Vice President of Marketing at OmniSolve since 2004. In this capacity, she has defined OmniSolve’s marketing and communications strategy and has been the primary force behind OmniSolve’s competitive edge. Ms. Adelsten started her career in Andersen Consulting and has held technical and managerial positions at several fortune 500 companies and Telecommunications start-ups. Ms. Adelsten brings an extensive background in information technology, program management, process re-engineering, and change management. Ms. Adelsten holds a B.A. in Mathematics with concentration in Computer Science from Bucknell University.

 

Jerry Garretson - Vice President of Sales and Business Development


Jeremiah (Jerry) Garretson joined OmniSolve in November of 2011 as the Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Mr. Garretson is a veteran of Armed Forces and has extensive business development background in the global defense industry. In his distinguished career, Mr. Garretson has served as the Director of C4 Architecture division of the US Army, Director of C4 Systems at AT&T, and Senior Director of International Communications & Information Systems at BAE Systems. Prior to joining OmniSolve, Mr. Garretson was the Director Army Operation at Dell Services Federal Government.Mr. Garretson holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (Distinguished Military Graduate), a M.S. in National Security and Strategic Studies from Naval War College (Graduated with Distinction) and a M.S. in Systems Management from University of Southern California.

 

Marlene Cephas - Director of Community Outreach

Marlene Cephas was appointed the Director of Community Outreach in January of 2010. Her exemplary work in guiding the youth to advance their academic objectives has transcended OmniSolve’s goals of giving back to the community at large. Ms. Cephas is a Master Black Belt Six Sigma and holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Miami.