Meet The A-Team

The Advatix team consists of top industry experts that expedite operational transformation through quick problem solving and applying proven practices. Team members bring diverse backgrounds and experiences that share the common goal of relentless commitment to our clients' success.

James Tiensvold Director of IT Solutions

James Tiensvold serves Advatix as the Director of IT Solutions and leads the design and implementation of Information Technology for our clients. He comes with 30+ years of software development experience combined with operations process improvement and LEAN/6-Sigma.

Prior to Advatix, James was at FedEx for 8 years as the Principal Engineer for Fulfillment Technology & Logistics as well as Network Operations Engineering. Over the 8 years there, he led technology initiatives for operations and spearheaded implementation of Cellular Manufacturing at all US Print Production facilities. He also was one of the key innovation contributors in creating Omni-channel technology solutions that combined FedEx Office’s Retail, Production facilities, and Local Delivery fleet.

Before FedEx, James contributed 25+ years as a Senior Software Engineer for solutions development and technical Client Management at Deluxe and Amgraf Systems. James is a Technology expert with extensive experience in systems ranging from Order Management through Production and Delivery.

James enjoys solving complex problems using technology. He has led various cross platform initiatives and teams to architect automated solutions for internal process improvements. He is experienced in managing all aspects of analysis, process mapping, prototyping, and building cost effective technology solutions. He is able to achieve this through his extensive knowledge of various operating systems, databases, and software languages. Above all, James is a successful change agent while also being hands on.

Education

  • BS – Electrical Engineering Technology, Missouri Institute of Technology, Kansas City Missouri
Meet Our Other Team Members
  • Manish Kapoor Founder and CEO

    Manish Kapoor founded Advatix after 25 years of senior leadership roles at, various organizations including Amazon and...

  • Sam Vahie SVP of Supply Chain and Analytics

    Sam Vahie is the Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Strategy and Analytics at Advatix. He is one of world's top...

  • Bill Teller SVP of Operations Practice

    Bill Teller is the Senior Vice President of Operations Execution at Advatix. Bill is acclaimed with launching and operating...

  • Ashish Chadha HEAD OF APAC AND GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY

    Ashish Chadha is the Head of Advatix APAC and the Global Technology in India. With over two decades experience...

  • Tom Baker VP OF OPERATIONS SOLUTIONS

    Tom Baker is the Vice President of Operations Solutions at Advatix. Tom is celebrated for successfully designing and launching...

  • Jeff Helms VP of Operations Execution

    Jeff Helms serves as the VP of Operations Execution with extensive experience in Operations Leadership at Amazon Fulfillment...

  • Gerry Mercure VP OF CLIENT Solutions

    Gerry Mercure comes with 37 years in the Logistics space. He is the Vice President of Client Services at Advatix with responsibility...

  • Evan Dean Chief of Staff

    Evan Dean is the Chief of Staff at Advatix leading all business development efforts as well project management to make...

  • Robin Girard Director of Technology Solutions

    Robin Girard is the Director of Technology Solutions at Advatix. Robin is celebrated with having launched FedEx SameDay® City; the first...

  • Mike Blair DIRECTOR OF LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS

    Mike Blair is Director of Logistics Solutions at Advatix and leads the charge for logistics innovation and cost optimization...

  • Rod Jaraiedi Director of Client Solutions

    Rod Jaraiedi is the Director of Client Services at Advatix and responsible for making sure that Clients take full advantage of the Advatix...

  • Dene’ Jolly Director of Organization Design and Talent Solutions

    Dene’ Jolly serves as the Director of Organization Design and Talent Solutions at Advatix where she is responsible for...

  • Phylliss Lundquist Director of Operations Solutions

    Phylliss Lundquist is the Director of Operations Solutions at Advatix and responsible for deployment of new programs and scaling up of operations...

  • Matthew Mickey HEALTH AND WELLNESS COACH (CORPORATE ATHLETE)

    Companies that invest in the well-being of their employees, also have a more productive workforce. A “Corporate Athlete” is happy and works hard...

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