Wayne Brisson, Founder & CEO
Wayne has been making his mark in maintenance management since graduating from the United States Naval Academy and serving as a Repair Officer aboard a U.S. Navy Destroyer where he was engaged in the intricacies of maintenance operations on a daily basis.
Before founding Aquitas Solutions in 2006, Wayne was instrumental in bootstrapping MRO Software’s Maximo Professional Services division into one of the most respected in the Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) industry. His domain expertise in a multitude of asset intensive industries coupled with his deep management and technical expertise built the groundwork for Aquitas becoming a highly respected software, services and training provider among the Maximo community and a Premier IBM Business Partner.
Wayne, who also holds an MBA from the University of Rhode Island, is a charter member of the Maximo Atlanta User Group, and supports an array of charitable foundations in the local area and on a national level.
Ray Miciek, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Ray has been the driving force behind Aquitas’ increased success in the Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) market and is responsible for the execution of the Company’s sales and go-to-market strategies. With over two decades of asset and service management experience, Ray has held various industry leadership roles that leverage his strong business acumen with his innate ability to articulate value creation and deliver solutions that truly meet the pain points of his customers.
Prior to joining Aquitas, Ray drove sales and business processes for numerous divisions of MRO Software’s industry leading Maximo solution and excelled in ensuring successful deployments and customer satisfaction. After IBM’s acquisition of MRO Software in 2006, Ray led a global Smarter Buildings practice that required coalition building among sales, services, training, and partners. The initiative received unprecedented recognition internally and in the marketplace.
Ray, who holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University, is very active in several Maximo user groups and industry affiliations.
Jennifer Cook, Chief Financial Officer
Jennifer brings an extensive set of financial skills and experience to her role in overseeing all aspects of the Company’s financial operations and has a long history in helping businesses translate their operational metrics into measures of high performance.
As Aquitas’ CFO, Jennifer helps develop organizational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, measuring and analyzing results, budgeting, and recommending strategic thinking and direction. Her strong vigor for positive results has helped propel the success the Company is now achieving.
Jennifer also serves as the GSA Contract Administrator for IT Schedule 70, one of the largest contracts in government used by agencies to purchase technology products and services. Her dedication in this area by establishing and maintaining open lines of communication have resulted in an Exceptional Rating on the Company’s GSA Administrative Report Card.
Jennifer holds a BS in Mathematics with a minor in Finance from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and is an active member of the CFO Leadership Council.
Jeff Brown, Executive Vice President of Operations
Jeff joined Aquitas Solutions in 2011 and brings a storied career of fostering, driving collaboration, supporting and delivering enterprise software solutions. His deep domain expertise in IT infrastructure naturally complements the Company’s support and integration of IoT initiatives into deeply rooted EAM organizations.
Jeff, who has managed a wide array of Maximo projects among numerous vertical markets, previously led a consulting company focusing on process analysis and software configuration for ITIL and Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Planning as well as holding senior executive positions in the electric power and pharmaceutical industry.
Jeff, who is ITIL and Maximo certified, holds a BSBA in MIS from the University of Arizona and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. He is also a regular speaker at Maximo industry user groups and has presented at numerous Enterprise Asset Management events such as Pulse, Interconnect, and HDI.
Aquitas Solutions Leadership Team