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Our Staff

IDEA*TECH’s team is composed of a core set of IT engineers, technicians and information specialists dedicated to serving your needs. We also employ outside consultants as required to meet changing project needs. This combination of a core team and specialized consultants provides you with a powerful and flexible combination of resources to meet today’s and tomorrow's technology challenges.
Below are our core team members:



 Larry Milask


​Laurance J. Milask 
CEO, Engineer & Statistician

Larry founded IDEA*TECH Associates in 1982 to pursue his dream of running a business that provides scientific analysis and intelligent design of technology. 
Larry has a Master of Science in Statistical Sciences from George Mason University, and a Bachelor of Science in Humanities and Technology from Drexel University. He was also a Ph.D. student in the Computational Statistics and Informatics Department at George Mason University. Larry has published many articles on environmental issues and information technology.
On top of managing IDEA*TECH, Larry assists clients with Strategic Technology planning, SharePoint branding and development projects, SharePoint training, and data analysis projects. Larry also leads our Outsourced CIO Services program.
In his spare time, Larry enjoys reading, working out, playing Tennis, and listening to music, including classical and opera.

 Sharron Milask







Sharron I. Milask

President, Finance & Administration

Sharron joined the firm in 1985 as its Executive Vice President of Operations and Management. She previously worked as a technical writer and personnel director of a Fortune 500 NASA contractor for six years. Prior to that she was a full-time student and worked part time at a major Washington, DC law firm in the newly established IT department.
Sharron lived in Europe for seven years working for the European Exchange in Nuremburg, Germany and travelling extensively throughout Europe.
Promoted to President in 1986, Sharron directed the firm’s relocation to Old Town Alexandria and shifted its focus to network technologies. Sharron has an AA in American Studies and has completed one year at George Washington University in Washington, DC and one year at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.
Sharron has 26 years’ experience managing IDEA*TECH Associates, Inc. and has worked diligently to expand IDEA*TECH’s role as an invested corporate citizen working to uphold and expand environmental standards to protect our natural ecosystem, as well as supporting humane missions, particularly welfare reform for feral cats and homeless pets.



 Gurpreet Singh





Gurpreet Singh

VP - IT Support and Services

Gurpreet began working with IDEA*TECH in 2005 and has proven himself a reliable and skilled engineer. Gurpreet has established a reputation with our clients for his dedication to fixing issues with his creative problem-solving abilities.
Gurpreet holds a B.S. in Computer Science and a Masters in Economics and has used his education and outstanding professional experience to achieve a leadership role at IDEA*TECH. He leads the technical staff in the design, deployment and management of our client’s network infrastructures. Given his versatile skill-set and out-of-the-box thinking, Gurpreet works on areas ranging from Security to Server configuration.
Gurpreet is also a Microsoft and VMWare certified engineer and enjoys spending time with his family when not working. He has two sons who are creative like himself and keep him quite occupied.

 Haider Iftikhar







Haider Iftikhar

VP - Marketing

Haider began working with us as an intern and re-joined the company at the start of 2013.

Haider attended George Mason University as an undergrad and completed his Masters in Taxation at American University. Haider is a licensed CPA in VA and given his accounting background, he is always looking for ways to maximize the returns for our clients on their investments in technology.
Haider's responsibilities include ensuring that our clients always receive top-
notch service and that the solutions we offer are a good fit for their organizational goals.
When not wearing his IDEA*TECH hat, Haider enjoys playing sports and outdoor activities such as soccer, cricket, and hiking.

 Fausto (Manny) Mena


Fausto (Manny) Mena

Senior Systems Engineer

Manny Mena joined IDEA*TECH’s team of network engineers in 2006 and has contributed immensely to the technical support of our clients. He has 17 year’s of experience in the IT field repairing home gaming consoles to today’s work with all phases of Microsoft network systems.
Manny graduated with Highest Honors and GPA 4.0 from the Computer Learning Center in Alexandria, VA. He is bi-lingual, speaking perfect English and Spanish. He has broad experience in implementing and administering LANS/WANS and cloud platforms.

Manny has the capability and the determination to solve difficult problems efficiently. He has been the lead, on-site engineer at one of IDEA*TECH’s major accounts for over five years.
On the weekends, Manny plays as the drummer in his Church band and enjoys teaching children at Sunday school.

 Hasan Rizvi







 Hasan Rizvi

Operations Manager 


Hasan joined I*TA in 2009 as an intern having just completed his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from George Mason University with a minor in Information Technology.

He has proven to be an invaluable asset to our client support operations through the application of both his business acumen and strong application software skills. He is a Microsoft certified Office Specialist (MOS) and has excellent communication skills to assist clients with everyday needs.
Hasan provides direct network and application support to our clients, including the management of our Help Desk site, and software and hardware installation
service. He also assists in the purchasing of products sold to our clients. He uses his accounting background to maximize the deep discounts we offer to our clients on hardware purchases. Hasan has a strong work ethic and commitment to client satisfaction.
In his spare time, Hasan enjoys traveling and spending time with his family. ​ ​


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