Our Leadership Team
As Delegata’s President, Amira is responsible for providing visionary leadership, fostering partnerships, driving innovation, and ensuring operational stability in a dynamic and competitive environment. With a proven track record of delivering results and achieving business outcomes, Amira brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her role. Amira joined Delegata in 2002 and has a deep understanding of the government sector and Delegata’s consulting practice. Her dynamic leadership style, coupled with a keen strategic mindset, has propelled her client partners and her Delegata teams to excel. Under her guidance, the organization has thrived in the ever-evolving landscape of management and technology consulting. Over the past two decades she has led internal and external teams to deliver on Delegata’s reputation of excellence, garnering over 70 industry best solutions and leadership awards in partnership with clients.
Prior to joining Delegata, Amira worked for Silicon Valley technology companies, including Lucent Technologies, BroadVision, BetaSphere, and Siebel Systems. Amira graduated from Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business with a Bachelors Degree in Management and Organizational Analysis. She is a happily married mother of two and enjoys spending her free time supporting her children’s endeavors in sports and performance arts.
With a notable career marked by strategic vision and transformative leadership, Amira is well-prepared to steer the organization to new heights. Her experience in navigating the complexities of the business landscape, coupled with a passion for innovation and partnership, positions her as a dynamic force in the industry. She is dedicated to her clients and team members individual and collective advancement and growth. As President, Amira is set to bring fresh perspectives and drive unparalleled success, embodying a commitment to excellence that will undoubtedly shape the future trajectory of Delegata.
Kais Menoufy has a strong history of establishing and expanding successful information management businesses, both domestically and internationally. He founded Delegata in 2000 with a vision to bring holistic solutions to complex projects in order to drive more successful outcomes. By designing strategic solutions that enable complex business transformations of people, process, technology, information, and measurement, Delegata has earned a reputation for high quality and trust by their partners in business and in the community. Delegata believes in collaboration and has won prestigious national and regional awards in partnership with clients and community organizations.
Prior to founding Delegata, Kais was the Managing Director of Indus (formerly The Indus Group) and the head of International Operations and Strategic Relations. His success in opening new global markets helped make Indus the world’s largest provider of software solutions for enterprise asset management and positioned the company for a successful IPO.
Kais also founded SKAKS Technology, a privately held corporation providing leading-edge imaging systems and integration services. Under his direction, SKAKS acquired TERA Corporation, a provider of imaging technology, document management systems, power alternatives, and facilities management. The acquisition allowed SKAKS to leverage new technologies and grow new markets in the United States, as well as Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. His earlier accomplishments also include the role of Deputy Managing Director of International at CSC, where he managed over $400M in operations and brought over $120M of new business in one year.
Kais’ passion for business is equally reflected in his cultivating change and making an impact in the community. He is committed to supporting our youth bringing people from different walks of life together through the arts, music, dance, and culture. He believes there is beauty in diversity and learning from one another in order to foster understanding, tolerance, and unity amongst people of different faiths and backgrounds.
He is also passionate about creating opportunities for collaboration across the globe in education, technology, science, agriculture, law & policy. Kais served on the Board of Directors for the American Leadership Forum, Capital Unity Council, Shifa Clinic, and the UC Davis International Programs Executive Development Council. His focus is local, but his reach is global. Kais has been invited by the White House (under two different administrations) to participate in global economic discussions and delegations. He has supported hundreds of Sacramento community activities and pioneered initiatives such as Building Bridges, Songs of Hope (a collaboration of the Sacramento Philharmonic with the UNESCO Peace Orchestra), Youth for a Better Understanding, and Closing the Gap – with a collective focus of establishing a greater place for peace in our world.
Kais’ unique blend of experience expanding markets for a diversity of technologies, his familiarity with global markets, his extensive management experience, and his philanthropic humanitarianism are strong indicators for Delegata’s continued success.
As a Director of Project Delivery, Jacquelyn Silver brings over 30 years of executive level experience managing people, projects, processes, and technology to Delegata’s senior management team. Her keen instinct for practical approaches has helped achieve revenue growth and operational quality for start-ups and mergers alike. At Delegata, Jacque served over 10 years as the senior manager of the program office for a $1 billion modernization initiative which included: design-development-implementation; transition from the system integrator to the client; and post-final system acceptance optimization. She also served over 5 years as the senior manager program office lead for building the platform for construction contract management for high-speed rail.
Prior to joining Delegata, Jacque was the Chief Information Officer for EdFund in Sacramento. She created a strategic technology plan in line with business revenue goals and built the technical infrastructure to double loan volume (reaching $10B in sales in four years, with an asset portfolio base of over $50B.) Her achievements also include launching two competitive differentiation products in less than one year, accelerating annual business growth by 26% through a strategic technology plan, and leading EdFund to be acknowledged by IBM as a model company for web-based products in 2006. As the CIO for iMotors, Inc, Jacque was recruited to design and build a technology enterprise infrastructure from scratch. She succeeded to advance the business roll-out from its Bay Area launch to national presence in fifteen months and she developed and executed a strategic technology plan to grow the business from zero revenue to $100M in eighteen months. She led iMotors to receive the American Automobile Marketing Year 2000 award for Best Automotive Website.
Jacque held executive level positions at DCG Global Networks, Merrill Lynch, Macromedia, Adecco, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Levi Strauss & Co, and Electronic Data Systems. Her previous roles have included Vice President of World Wide Information Systems, Vice President of U.S.A. Information Systems and U.S.A. Back-office Operations, Chief Information Officer, and Chief Technology Officer.
As a Technology and Transformation Director, Dr. Moe Huss brings over 20 years of engineering experience. Moe joined Delegata in 2016 and was responsible for developing solutions and managing key projects, including the Business Process Engineering (BPR) of DMV field offices to operate as a Virtual Field Office (VFO) and to continue collecting over $8 billion in revenue annually during the stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the BPR of DMV Front End Sustainability (FES), and CalSTA Traffic Record System (TRS) Roadmap. Moe has also led and actively participated in several IT strategic planning efforts. Moe served as the QA technical Manager for the California Statewide Automated Welfare System (CalSAWS), the largest Automated Welfare System in the nation. CalSAWS project aimed at integrating all 58 California Counties into a single Statewide Automated Welfare System (SAWS) and migrating the system to the Cloud. Moe has also served as an IV&V Technical Manager for other cloud migration projects and a program manager for cybersecurity programs.
Before joining Delegata, Moe was at the forefront of a groundbreaking infrastructure program valued at over $100 Billion, dedicated to preparing for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. In this pivotal role, he served as a technology-driven business process transformation program manager, instrumental in guiding the government in establishing a cutting-edge portfolio management system and technology strategy harmonized with the government’s enterprise architecture. Moe additionally spearheaded the development of a state-of-the-art executive portfolio dashboard tailored to the unique demands of the World Cup, overseeing 7 groundbreaking programs and orchestrating the successful execution of over 500 projects.
Moe’s expertise encompasses model-based systems engineering of information-intensive systems, modern model-based enterprise architecture with a strong emphasis on connecting strategy, business, applications, infrastructure, and security to drive digital transformation, information technology strategic planning, business process reengineering through technology integration, large-scale portfolio management initiatives with a technology-centric approach. Moe has a keen interest in cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and big data.
Moe earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Systems Engineering, a master’s in Project Management from George Washington University, and a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from Colorado State University. He holds certifications from the Project Management Institute (PMI) in Project Management (PMP), Program Management (PgMP), and Risk Management (PMI-RMP). He was also one of the first 60 Organizational Project Maturity (OPM3) certified consultants globally.
Tony Appleby is Delegata’s Director, Strategy and Solutions, and he is passionate about helping organizations across the globe achieve their business objectives. He has been involved with strategic efforts on six continents, specializing in organizational maturity and strategic transformation. Additionally, he has spent nearly two decades as an advisor to corporate boards of all sizes helping them to enhance their strategy development and execution capabilities. He has over 25 years of expertise managing strategic and operational delivery efforts across a wide variety of sectors and disciplines, with an emphasis on innovative and transformational approaches and solutions that provide enduring value.
Over the course of his consulting career, Mr. Appleby was responsible for creating the strategy execution offices at the Central Banks of the Dominican Republic and Nigeria that diversified each country’s investments as well as increasing revenue and global value streams. He established or reengineered the enterprise project, program, and portfolio management offices for over a dozen clients across industries and geographies. Whether implementing organizational project management functions, negotiating portfolio priorities, leading strategic transformations, or applying agile governance processes, he has always exceeded expectations by providing the highest levels of expertise and professionalism.
Mr. Appleby is the former Chair and Chair Emeritus of the Project Management Institute (PMI), Executive Chairman of a Canadian energy consolidator, and serves as an independent non-executive director for a Silicon Valley startup. A member of several professional organizations, he is a Chartered Director and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (UK), and a Certified Director and Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors (USA). He is qualified as an audit committee financial expert per SEC Guidelines for Sarbanes-Oxley §407 and is an Advisory Council member for the school’s Transformative Leadership in Disruptive Times program. He holds multiple professional certifications and an MBA from Northcentral University.
Christina Bria is Delegata’s Operations Manager and brings over 13 years’ experience in corporate operations and human resources. A strategic leader, decision-maker and problem solver, Christina manages many sides of the Delegata business, including technology management, contracts, accounting, recruiting, people operations, and facilities management.
Christina holds SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) and PHR-ca (Professional in Human Resources, California) certifications from HRCI. Before joining Delegata in 2018, she managed operations in the manufacturing and service industries. Christina enjoys working alongside each team member of Delegata while providing and facilitating support company-wide.