Management

Andrew Milisits

Founder and Managing Partner

Andrew founded AITHERAS, LLC in 2002 and has since led the successful growth of this well-positioned and well-managed 8(a) small business enterprise. He possesses over 18 years of experience with IT program management and solutions implementation. Additionally, he has led complex system implementations for federally and commercially regulated environments, focusing on data management, compliance, IT infrastructure support, and quality assurance solutions. He possesses a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia as well as certification and advanced training in numerous database/data management platforms, software applications, configuration management, and ITIL and cGMP disciplines. Prior to entering the field of technology, he led a successful career in the financial services arena performing sophisticated credit analysis, financial risk management, and data management tasks. As the Managing Partner, Andrew oversees the daily operations and strategic direction of AITHERAS.

During his spare time, Mr. Milisits is heavily involved in various charitable and non-profit organizations as well as coaching youth sports. He resides with his family in Boyds, MD and hails from Pittsburgh, PA.

Benjamin B. Hankins, JR.

Partner

Ben is an expert in the provision of program and acquisition management support, with a career that spans over 25 years in the federal sector. His experiences in federal consulting, together with his demonstrated results in acquisition and program management, has led him to partner in the creation of several successful federal contracting firms. His experience is wide ranging and includes all areas of operations, marketing, and program management. Ben primarily focuses on Business Development at AITHERAS, bringing to bear all of his experience and expertise in support of AITHERAS’ aggressive growth plan.

Early in his career, Ben excelled at a range of opportunities in the private sector. He managed several wholesale and retail products and services for a large Mid-Atlantic commercial bank. He developed special expertise managing health care acquisitions for the Department of Defense, delivering program management support for the Department of Health and Human Services, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Ben holds a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Baltimore. He resides with his family in Great Falls, Virginia and is a native of Newport News, Virginia.