Meet ITnova

We make your goals, our goals.

Our team

Sandra Carolina Seldes​

Sandra Carolina Seldes

Chief Executive Officer

Carolina Seldes is the Chief Executive Officer of ITnova, LLC. She founded ITnova in 2011 in response to innovative software technology needs in the US.
Ms. Seldes has over 20 years of experience working with the government sector, including education, aerospace, defense, and transportation agencies. Ms. Seldes is an Electronic Engineer, and she has a master’s in finances. In addition, Ms. Seldes is certified PMP, CompTIA Cloud Essentials, ITIL v3, CompTIA Sec+, and currently works on the CISSP certification.

Carolina Villegas​

Carolina Villegas

Business Development Manager

Carolina Villegas is the Business Development Manager. She provides business development support to ITnova, and establishes and strengthens relationships with customers, partners, and other stakeholders. Her discipline and commitment have helped ITnova to grow and implement innovative internal processes. Ms. Villegas holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Tulane University and Universidad de los Andes.

Allison Hartrick

Allison Hartrick

Director of Operations

Allison Hartrick is the Operations Manager for ITnova. Ms. Hartrick provides strategic directives for business growth and implements guidelines for efficient and effective procedures, while leading customer service initiatives. Ms. Hartrick comes with an extensive background in a variety of leadership and consulting roles. Some past successes have included a successful exit plan for a large corporate acquisition, increasing customer retention and net profit, and securing strategic and financial partners.

Ms. Hartrick earned her MBA at Babson College. She holds a B.B.A. degree from Loyola College in Maryland, where she majored in International Business and minored in French. Ms. Hartrick played D1 soccer and is a proud dog mom of a pup named Maverick.

James Black​

James Black

Project Manager

James Black is the Operations and Project Management Officer that supports ITnova’s projects by implementing best practices, managing stakeholder expectations, and keeping projects on track. Mr. Black has a bachelor’s in arts from Princeton University, and several certifications including ITIL V3, Scrum, DCIS.

Ryanne Milani​

Ryanne Milani

IT Innovation Manager

Ryanne Milani is the IT Innovation Manager, focusing on Research and Development of technologies including web development, accessibility, cloud, data analytics, Agile development, and cutting-edge technologies. Ms. Milani’s skills set includes communication and translation of complex technical requirements into easy and plain languages for users.

Valentina Bohorquez

Valentina Bohorquez


Valentina Bohorquez is the Human Resources Manager. She supports the recruitment process and
the attracts, motivates, and retains the most qualified talent to ITnova. Ms. Bohorquez holds a
bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the Universidad de la Sabana.

Board of Advisors​

Board of Advisors


  • Bari Anderson (Business Development)
  • Waynne Churaman (Research and Department of Defense)
  • Dwight Schmidt (Business Development and Aerospace)

Certifications and Awards
    ITnova has been recognized by our community by several organizations such as Anne Arundel Community College, Invest Maryland Challenge, Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce, among others.