Chairman and Co-Founder
“There is a positive role for businesses to play in the community and to its customers beyond making a profit. We see ourselves in that place. It’s about service.”
Annette brings more than 25 years of business experience to Istonish, an information technology services company that Annette and her sister Victoria founded, that has grown into an international business. Annette’s leadership and vision continues to drive the evolution of new and compelling offerings. Her credibility as a business leader has been confirmed through many business recognitions and awards. Many of these acknowledge her commitment to building an innovative, successful and positive company for employees, as well as her leadership and involvement in the community. Recognitions include: Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Technology CEO of the Year (CTA), Latino Hall of Fame Inductee for Innovation and Technology and Most Powerful Women in Colorado. Annette holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Colorado State University.
Member Board of Directors and Co-Founder
“Everyone wants to be treated with respect. Regardless of the size of the project, we treat each customer as our best customer.”
Victoria is a seasoned executive and the principal partner in building Istonish. As an owner, director and manager, she guides the company’s overall operations. Her focus is decidedly on optimizing processes, creating structure, aligning systems to business needs and maintaining employee connections. Victoria has bridged her leadership roles within the community to increase the visibility of Istonish on a local and national level. Victoria earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Colorado State University.
Senior Practice Advisor
“Understanding our client is the main priority. Without solid communication and knowledge of what resources they need, we cannot succeed.”
Henry has been with Istonish for more than eight years as Senior Practice Director, where he has been instrumental in ensuring that systems projects are well managed and on track to meet the needs of our customers. Many of these projects have been in support of the Colorado Department of Human Services, the Colorado Department of Healthcare Finance and Policy and other state agencies. Henry brings a very strong understanding of the systems and business processes associated with almost every type of social service delivered in Colorado and many other states. Prior to joining Istonish, Henry was the Chief Information Officer for the State of Colorado Department of Human Services, where he was responsible for the annual and long-range strategic planning and project management oversight for three major information systems projects. He developed and administered departmental information systems policies and standards, as well as managed a team of 170 full-time and 62 contract employees.