We are not your typical consulting firm. The unique mix of skills and knowledge that each individual brings to the Sciens team ensures that our clients’ challenges are solved within the scope of the project. We stay informed of best practices and emerging technologies so we can deliver leading solutions cost effectively.
Our team is comprised of advanced degree, certified and experienced industry professionals. We earned certifications in Information Services Auditing (CISA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineering (MCSE), and Project Management Professional (PMP).
We stay current with the latest industry trends through participation in the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), International City and County Management Association (ICMA), Information Systems Audit Control Association (ISACA), the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, (IEEE), and the Association of Public Safety Communications (APCO).
MBA, BSME, MSIE, MCSE, CISA, CGEIT, ITIL
As a renowned authority in technology management, Ernest is dedicated to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of client operations, optimizing their processes, and leveraging available technologies better.
Over the past 25 years, Ernest has successfully managed complex projects in both the public and private sector. He led a World Bank technical team to assist the Bolivian government with the privatization of their telecommunications system. He developed the conceptual network design for Universal Studios (Orlando/Japan), managed the deployment of the global router network for CitiBank, coordinated the software development efforts for Siemens Communications (Boca Raton/Munich) and trained the U.S. Air Force with Gartner/Datapro.
Ernest has continued to apply his experience by assisting clients to reorganize IT organizations, consolidate public safety operations, plan for mobile logistics solutions, and develop business plans for new business services.
He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), as well as certified in ITIL, in Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), and the State of Florida Professional EIT. Ernest earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Florida Atlantic University, as well as a MBA and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Miami.
MSM, BA, PMP, CPDE, ITIL
Stephen is a nationally recognized expert in project management, business process design, technology acquisition and change management. Well-versed on quality management systems, he has conducted numerous detailed reviews of IT organizations using COBIT and ITIL best practices, and has led an organization to have its processes ISO 9001 certified. As a result, he has developed new organizational structures, governance mechanisms and technology directions.
With over 20 years of experience working in the public sector, in the vendor community and as a consultant leading strategic programs, Stephen has supported companies including Ford Motor Company, NEC, Exxon Chemical, Niteo Partners, Marriott International, and Information Mapping, Inc. He was also a business analyst for the U.S. Customs Service and assistant controller for the Water Pollution Control Federation.
Stephen is a certified Project Management Professional and Process Design Engineer, as well as EXIN Certified in ITIL. He earned a B.A. in Economics from The George Washington University, and a M.S. in Management from Lesley University.