November 4, 2020 (Tysons, VA) – NuAxis Innovations
NuAxis Innovations is pleased to announce that Denise Manning has joined as the Vice President of Resource Conservation and Amanda Chavez has joined as the Director of Customer Experience (CX).
Denise is responsible for supporting the Department of Interior (DOI) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) missions, driving technical program objectives while providing superior customer service. “It’s an honor to join NuAxis who has achieved operational excellence while driving customer experience (CX). I’m excited to work in this strategic role amongst a great management team and company,” said Manning.
Amanda will be responsible for leading and further developing the business discipline of CX at NuAxis. She is a thought leader who leverages the human-centered design methodology to foster cultures of innovation and scale design principles across organizations. As the Director of Customer Experience (CX) at NuAxis, Amanda is working with a cross-functional team to scale CX across the entire company and ensure we bring best-in-class CX value to our customers.
Together, Denise and Amanda bring a wealth of experience and will help bring value to the strategies and services we offer to our clients.
About Denise Manning
With over 30 years of experience, Denise has extensive experience with the business capture life cycle for government contracting, having managed complex multimillion-dollar projects in state and local government, federal government, and commercial. “Denise has been a trusted advisor and mentor for many years, and it is a privilege to have her join NuAxis as a leader to develop and deliver solutions that align with our government’s mission of resource conservation. Denise’s experience of leading companies that I always looked up to is going to be instrumental in taking us to the next level of our growth and success in delivering superior CX solutions to the federal marketplace,” said Raza Latif [President].
Prior to launching Manning Outcomes in 2013, Denise was President of G&B Solutions, a management and IT consulting firm and wholly owned subsidiary of VSE, from 2010 until 2012. Before taking on the role as president, Denise served as G&B’s COO from 2008 until 2010, during which time the company was named to Inc.’s 5,000 Fast Growing Companies in America. Prior to joining G&B, Denise was at Northrop Grumman for eighteen years as a Program Director in the Enterprise Solutions organization. She also served as a Program Manager for Fairfax Imaging, Inc. and the Director of Project Management for BIAP Systems.
Denise holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management Information Systems from The State University of New York (SUNY). She is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and a prior volunteer, now board member, for The Women’s Center.
About Amanda Chavez
Prior to joining NuAxis, Amanda was Partner and Chief Design Officer at EthSynPro (ESP), where she helped private and Federal customers bring value to the products, strategies, and services they offered to their clients. She used human-centered design and user experience principles to achieve these goals with measurable ROI. In addition, in 2017 she was the founder and VP of Design of Cognosante’s Design Thinking (DT) capability, where she was responsible for scaling the practice both internally as the company’s go-to innovation methodology for R&D, as well as externally to develop digital and service solutions that address the toughest challenges in healthcare.
Amanda was also a Lead Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton and used the full design thinking process to create innovations for Federal, state, and municipal government clients, some of which include the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, the Transportation Security Administration, and the National Science Foundation.
Amanda holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from McDaniel College and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from George Mason University. She also holds several industry certifications in Design Thinking (DT) and instructional design/development.
About NuAxis Innovations
NuAxis Innovations is a CX-driven IT infrastructure support contractor for the federal government. As a leading IT partner with proven success in large agencies – including the Department of the Interior (DOI) and the Department of Labor (DOL) – NuAxis delivers value and expertise. The company was founded in 2002 by a team of passionate technologists and now has more than 500 employees across 28 states. NuAxis is an established prime contractor adept at providing solutions designed and delivered around the experience of citizens and federal employees. NuAxis Innovations is composed of the highest-caliber employees and is continually expanding its portfolio of IT infrastructure support services. For more information, visit www.NuAxis.com.