About Our Team
While we are proud of the high level of quality and service that we routinely deliver, nothing matches the pride we have in our staff. We learned long ago that we’re really in the business of building relationships. For that reason, we put a premium on hiring only the most qualified individuals to serve on the Acuna Consulting team.
Chief Executive Officer
Aland Acuna is a Lean-Agile Enterprise Coach, Trainer and Speaker. His passion is creating fun, engaging and memorable learning experiences that spark creativity and innovation in the learners. Aland has found that the way we learn is directly reflected on how we are taught, and this is why he have always loved using various brain science-based principles and accelerated learning techniques to enhance his trainings with executive, management and development teams. Aland is a TBR Trainer, ICAgile authorized trainer and Scaled Agile Consultant, SPC. As an expert facilitator he has helped create and implement Agile transformation strategies for numerous programs and teams.
Chief Operations Officer
Hristina Acuna is a Certified Scrum Master and a SAFe Agilist. In her role of a chief operating officer, she provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that Acuna Consulting has the proper operational controls and team alignment. As a transformational executive with foresight and imagination, Hristina has set ambitious business goals of delivering evolutionary Agile Solutions to both the government and the private sectors. Her main focus is to position the organization for success, spur business growth, open new revenue streams, and build highly accomplished teams that demonstrate a profound dedication to operational excellence.
Senior Vice President of Agile Delivery
Areeb Quasem is a seasoned Enterprise Coach, trainer, and speaker. He is SPC, ICP-CAT, ICP-ATA, CSM, and CSP. He has consulted for various private, public, and non-profit organizations. He has trained and coached both teams and entire organizations to adopt the Agile mindset, principles and methodologies. Areeb has lead organizations in their transitions from waterfall to Agile at the team and enterprise level. He has created many innovative facilitation techniques for his clients to use in their organizations. Areeb has trained and certified students on the Agile mindset, Scrum, SAFe, and Kanban frameworks.
Director of Training
Daniel Caballero, is a Scaled Program Consultant, SPC , Certified Scrum Master, CSM and ICAgile Coach, ICP-ACC whose experience spans over two decades, multiple industries, organization sizes, and leadership levels. His expert coaching designs, implementations, and modern training programs are designed to impact not only the team's performance, but also to improve the overall organizational culture and is the Director of Training at Acuna Consulting.
Christine Aykac is a dynamic, engaging problem solver and change agent who brings realism, openness, and enthusiasm to project practitioners globally. She has over 20 years of experience managing programs and providing assistance on the effective utilization of technologies and knowledge assets. Christine's experience enables her to utilize the best suitable methodology for each project and to ensure the success of the teams involved. Further, she provides ideal solutions to complex business and technical challenges for management on critical issues relating to the implementation of new solutions.
Edsson Acevedo is a seasoned Agile Coach, Project Manager, and team trainer. He is PMI-ACP, PMP, CSM, and SAFe certified. He has consulted for various private, public, and non-profit organizations. He has trained and coached both teams and entire organizations to adopt the Agile mindset, principles and methodologies. Edsson has lead organizations in their transitions from waterfall to Agile at the team and program level. He has created many innovative facilitation techniques for his clients to use in their organizations. Edsson has trained students on the Agile mindset, Scrum, SAFe, and Kanban frameworks.
Jacob Sosa is a Certified Scrum Master, SAFe Agilist, SAFe DevOps, ICAgile Professional and Program Coordinator for SEAD Project and Elite Agilist membership site. He provides the Acuna team support essential to agile projects and has a passion to mentor and coach young minds to elevate their skills for a better future.