Meet the Team


Chairman of the Board, CEO
Jay Challa, Chairman and CEO, has over 20 years of experience in operations, business development, project management, and technical management. Since he co-founded AceInfo in 2000, he has watched the company grow into a thriving, high quality Federal IT contractor recognized as a leader in the field. Read More
President and Chief Operating Officer
Nar Koppula, President and COO, has more than 25 years of experience in the IT field and more than 20 years of experience in management. Mr. Koppula co-founded the company in 2000 with Jay Challa. Read More
Vice President Operations
Doug Anderson has more than 30 years of experience in executing complex infrastructure operations and software development in a wide range of environments from state to Federal to commercial, including business operations and research and development. Read More
Vice President Business Development and Capture
Jen Connell, VP of Capture/Business Development, has a 25-year proven track record of success in winning new business in the Federal Government IT services marketplace. Read More

Management Team

Thomas de Groot has more than 27 years of experience in software development, database administration and architecture, business analysis, and project/program management in Government settings at the county and Federal level. Read More
Alan Kaufax, Director, is a senior-level IT executive with 25 years of leadership experience in the Federal and commercial sectors managing and growing successful infrastructure, security, and software engineering project portfolios. Read More
Vinay Manne, Director, has more than 17 years of IT experience and 10 years of Program/Project Management for Federal IT contracts, engineering and technology operations, and systems implementation. Read More
Ronald Parker, Director, has over 22 years of extensive experience leading all phases of diverse technology projects. He has experience managing the lifecycle of systems to include Systems Analysis, Systems Design, Application Lifecycle Management and expert-level Enterprise Architecture guidance for multiple Commercial, DoD and Intel customers. Read More
Russ Quinn has over 25 years of Government and Commercial experience, he is an accomplished IT professional consistently recognized for leadership in building teams and delivering solutions that have “Mission Impact”. Read More
Carrie Schori, Director, is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with more than 15 years of combined industry experience at the state and Federal levels. She currently oversees projects that include GWACs and IDIQ Task Orders. Read More
Michael Shepelak, Director Human Resources, has 30 plus years of global human resources leadership experience in various Fortune 500 companies (Exxon-Mobil, GTE, Raytheon, Tellabs and recently Society Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication). Read More
Director, Bid and Proposal
Kevin Starr, Director of Proposal Operations, is an accomplished proposal professional with more than 32 years of experience in Project Management, Business Development, and Proposal Management. Read More