Commitment. Growth. Leaders.
AustinCSI is led by a team with diverse, global perspectives and experiences as both consultants and practitioners. This enables the firm to achieve elevated results for our clients. Our associates engage on a personal and professional level to assist our clients in unleashing their highest potential for a lasting partnership.
Founders & CEOs
With over fifteen years of vast experience managing large, complex global initiatives for organizations including Bank of America, McKesson, and American Airlines, James brings solid network, telecom, data center build-out, and migration expertise to his role at AustinCSI. He has a proven track record of project and program manager experience, with a focus on best practices, productivity, and sustainable results. As a Strategic Leader at AustinCSI, James is responsible for Project and Portfolio Delivery.
James holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems with a minor in Marketing from the University of Oklahoma. He also holds Project Management Professional, Information Technology Infrastructure Library, and Certified Scrum Master Certifications.
Prior to joining AustinCSI, Ali worked with clients such as Accenture, Microsoft, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and Greyhound where he conceptualized and streamlined accounting processes between US and Canada business units, designed and implemented business process improvements and created Proof of Concept dashboards, scorecards and Business Intelligence framework.
He has led several successful engagements involving establishing project tracking and reporting and risk management activities. Most recently, he led his client to transfer revenue streams from traditional mechanisms to a self-service model, which has been a tremendous success and is operating in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and etcetera. He has also co-authored a book entitled “What Every Corporate Professional Must Know!” which addresses what today’s corporate professionals need to think about in order to thrive in tomorrow’s corporate structure. Ali is recognized in the industry for his thought leadership by giving lectures at Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business and volunteers for various organizations, including, Plano Independent School District’s Advisory Committee.
As he conveys his focus on solutions and delivery, Ali brings a deep expertise in solving unique business process problems as well as metrics and reporting expertise with emphasis on Dashboards and Scorecards to AustinCSI. In his current position, Ali is responsible for evaluating and optimizing Business, IT, and Management processes to elevate performance and solve our client’s most complex challenges.
Ali holds a BBA: Management Information Systems (MIS) from Cox Business School and BSFA: Economics with Financial Application from Dedman School from Southern Methodist University.
Immediately upon meeting and speaking with the driving force behind our firm at the start of 2012, it was clear that AustinCSI aligned perfectly with Beth’s personal goals of learning from others and a strong belief in the power of community.
Today, Beth continues to be driven with purpose and inspired within the Enterprise Team at the headquarters location. As a Strategic Leader at AustinCSI, Beth is responsible for and oversees all aspects of each consultant’s journey within the firm along with company wide government compliance, human resources, company benefits and financials.
Beth is responsible for the continuous evolution of back office processes with her eye on the target being service to the client and care for our people.
With nearly three decades overseeing end-to-end project management activities; he has as a broad range of experience across all aspects of asset management business with particular emphasis around strategic Consulting, Enterprise Architecture and Program Management.
Prior to joining AustinCSI, Bobby redesigned critical business applications, upgraded network and telephone infrastructure, enhanced Helpdesk, Desktop, Data Center and Server Admin teams to support over 2,600 employees at the Corporate Office with over 60 remote locations. He has led teams of up to 120 people with annual budgets of up to $50 million. While serving as a Program Manager, key accomplishments performed by Bobby included the management of a large-scale implementation of a three-year $50 million consolidation effort to merge two IT organizations as a result of an acquisition, where he identified over $33 million in annual savings through consolidation of people, process and technology. Bobby’s valuable experience in solution development and deployment consistently leads to innovative, sustainable solutions.
As a strategic lead at AustinCSI, Bobby is responsible for Technology Direction and Business Development in Health Care and Consumer Goods. His experience spans the Health & Fitness, Telecom, Retail, Mortgage, Insurance, and Government industries with particularly deep experience in the Healthcare field. With experience in developing programs and coordinating the implementation of enterprise-wide technology solutions, Bobby brings proven experience in developing and delivering technology solutions to his current role.
With over 15 years of experience leading teams in a variety of industries, Bryan’s depth of knowledge covers the Healthcare, Financial Services, Telecommunications and Education Sectors. Bryan’s expertise lies in the areas of Business Process Optimization, Process Improvement, Operational Excellence, Client Relationships, and Program/Project Management. Over the course of his extensive career, Bryan has advised executives in their most challenging issues and opportunities resulting in cost savings, improved delivery, and increased client satisfaction.
As a Strategic Lead at AustinCSI, Bryan is responsible for leading client engagement teams and building client relationships as well as providing direction and thought leadership in the area of Operational Excellence. His work focuses on creating an operational infrastructure to support the needs of AustinCSI’s rapid growth.
Bryan earned his B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He also holds several technical certifications as well as being a Certified Scrum Master.
Daniel has managed complex programs and projects in Construction, Logistics, Real Estate and Software Development fields bringing with him a unique approach to solving business problems. As an AustinCSI Strategic Lead, Daniel is responsible for leading client teams with a focus on employee engagement and development. Daniel has a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Tennessee and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
Keith has over 20 years of management consulting experience focused on project/program management, operations, strategy, and finance over several industries including telecom, retail, intellectual property, financial services, and restaurant. Keith has been recognized for the ability to drive results while increasing both customer and stakeholder satisfaction. He is highly skilled at creating efficiency, improving processes, and managing change to implement best practices. Keith's strong interpersonal and communication skills helps drive development among teams and provides effective senior leadership reporting.
Keith earned his Bachelor's degree in Finance from Babson College and his MBA from Georgia Institute of Technology. He is an accredited PMP, as well as Scrum Master certified.
Mauri Elizondo is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with over 20 years of IT Program and Project Management experience in the Telecom, Government, Law Enforcement, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing and Food & Beverage industries. Mauri’s depth of knowledge and skills, along with her ability to build strong relationships with her clients and teams, has made her a trusted advisor as well as an effective practitioner.
Mauri’s expertise across multiple project management disciplines has resulted in successful implementations, which have led to reductions in operating costs, as well as increases in productivity and efficiency. She has been responsible for physical infrastructure and technical process consolidations, including data center build out and consolidation, which reduced an organization's operational costs by millions. Her proficient ability to efficiently manage long-term, multi-faceted IT projects across multiple industries allows her to firmly grasp the big picture in any organization and add intrinsic value as a proven problem solver.
At AustinCSI, Mauri is responsible for leadership development and ensuring our culture of caring for our consultants, as well as our clients, is continuous across all geographies and industries. She is an accredited PMP, as well as ITIL Foundations and Scrum Master certified. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Zohaib is an experienced consultant with over 10 years of experience in developing, maintaining and managing enterprise processes, resources and services. Zohaib is skilled in process design, cost analysis, negotiation tactics, transactional contracting and corporate governance. These skills have helped drive innovation and deliver operational excellence. Zohaib is also a graduate from University of Houston Law Center.