Joining Elite Technical in 2013, Michael Sandler is the firm’s Vice President of federal Programs. With over 25 years of experience in the information technology industry, he has led deployment and management efforts for some of the largest networks in the US and Canadian governments. Mr. Sandler’s track record for success has qualified him to assume executive management positions in a number of successful commercial start-ups and M&A ventures.
In 2005 Mr. Sandler launched a consultancy focused on raising the bar for professional services and systems integrations program delivery. Recognizing deficiencies and a lack of effectiveness in program management across the landscape he concentrated on developing systems that aligned effectively with real world demands in the federal sector. Mr. Sandler created on number of toolsets and methodologies which earned him recognition and a reputation for achieving bottom line results in the marketplace. In 2007, Mr. Sandler joined Unisys Corporation tracking with a unique cash-flow centric approach to earned value management, he was able to achieve results in multi-million dollar Federal programs where others had failed. Mr. Sandler later went on to support a number of small business interest where he built upon his financial diligence and principles from PMI, SDLC and ITIL standards-based governance strategies to establish successful government contracting organizations capable of delivering on large technology engagements.
As a permanent, full-time member of Elite’s talented team, Mr. Sandler will leverage his acute business acumen and deep and Federal contracting experience to strengthen Elite Technical’s Federal practice proficiencies and expand its footprint in the marketplace.