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Ms. Barbara Stankowski completed a distinguished 28-year career in the U.S. Navy retiring in 1998. After her retirement from the Navy she worked for several women owned small businesses as a training and education consultant and facilitator supporting government and industry clients.

Since 2007, she is the owner and President/Chief Executive Officer of AMTIS, Inc. an SDVOSB, 8(a) and woman owned small business providing services to commercial, federal and state agencies. AMTIS, Inc. was selected by GrowFL as one of the 2012 Florida Companies to Watch, awarded the CEO Nexus Cup by CEO Nexus in collaboration with Rollins Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship, Florida High Tech Corridor and GrowFL in 2013, awarded Business Owner of the Year by the Orlando Business Journal’s 2014 Women Who Mean Business awards, and selected as one of the Fast 50 companies in Orlando in 2015, 2016 and 2017. AMTIS was recognized from 2013 to 2017 by Inc.500/5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. and one of the few to be selected 5 years in a row.

AMTIS, Inc. is celebrating 10 years in business and Barbara and her team have grown AMTIS into a multimillion-dollar company, employing over 230 people located across 12 states.

Barbara is a talented and experienced facilitator with over forty years of experience. She has served as an Adjunct Professor with the University of Virginia, Center for Executive Development and is a Ken Blanchard Companies certified facilitator providing training to numerous Fortune 500 companies. She continues to facilitate Senior Executive development and leadership workshops for the Department of the Navy and Department of Veterans Affairs as well as strategic planning and change management sessions for a variety of federal, state and industry clients.

Barbara holds a Master’s of Science in Computer Science from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University. She served as a Senior Fellow at the Naval Postgraduate School in 1998-1999. She is a graduate of the Armed Forces Staff College and was inducted as a Penn State Alumni Fellow in 1996 and a Penn State, Monte Alto Campus Distinguished Alumni in 2013.