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ISHPI Promotes New Directors

Mount Pleasant, SC, – Ishpi Information Technologies, Inc., (DBA ISHPI) is pleased to announce the promotion of a new team of Directors. We have promoted three of our current senior managers to Director. Effective immediately,  Barti Perini, Prasad Perini and Stephen Shook are ISHPI’s new team of Directors.

“This is another step toward aligning our organizational structure to integrate, strengthen and fully support our core capabilities,” Said Earl D. Bowers, ISHPI’s President and CEO. “The knowledge and experience embodied by our new team of Directors will help to ensure the continued sustainable growth and future success of ISHPI.”

Barti Perini, our new Director of Software Process Improvement, brings over 20 years of experience in software engineering, software development process improvement, project management, and Capability Maturity Model® Integration (CMMI®) implementation. She leads ISHPI’s Software Engineering Process group, Configuration Management group, and the Quality Assurance group, working with senior management, software development managers, and engineers to initiate, define, track, evaluate, and implement new methods and technologies to continuously optimize the software engineering capability of the organization (currently appraised at CMMI Development Maturity Level 5). Barti holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute. Barti has a Master of Science in Computer Science from Northern Illinois University, a Master of Technology in Industrial Electronics from Mysore University, India and a Bachelor of Engineering in Power Electronics from Nagpur University, India.

Prasad Perini, our new Director of Software Development, brings over 25 years of senior management, technical leadership, project management, software engineering, and customer service experience in the software and information technology sectors of federal and commercial contracting. Prasad provides leadership to software development project managers and teams to consistently produce exceptional cyber-secure software within budget, on schedule, and at a level of quality that far exceed industry norms. He is one of the principal architects of ISHPI’s award-winning agile High Velocity Development℠ software development methodology, which is appraised at CMMI Development Maturity Level 5. He holds Project Management Professional (PMP) and Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certifications from the Project Management Institute. Prasad is the architect and served as the design manager of the system that won the 2013 (ISC)² U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Award (GISLA). Prasad has a Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communications Engineering from S.V. University, India and a Master of Science in Computer Science from Northern Illinois University.

Stephen Shook, our new Director of Software Engineering & Quality, brings more than 25 years of experience in senior management, business development, development management, project management, software engineering, and implementing Capability Maturity Model® Integration (CMMI®). He is one of the principal architects of ISHPI’s award-winning agile High Velocity Development℠ software development methodology, which is appraised at CMMI Development Maturity Level 5. As an experienced instructor, coach, consultant, and subject matter expert, he leads and mentor’s software teams to achieve exceptional cost, schedule, and quality performance in order to achieve customer business goals. Stephen has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Illinois.

Please join us in congratulating our new Team of Directors and in wishing them continued success!