Nuvalo Adds Strategic Staffing Services and Expands Leadership Team

Next-generation cloud enablement firm expands IT service offerings and adds strategic staffing

Seattle, August 7, 2017 Nuvalo, a premier cloud and data center enablement firm that specializes in designing and sourcing hybrid colocation and IaaS deployments across the globe, announced the addition of Strategic Staffing Services, along with two tenured executives, Michelle Kirkpatrick and Tony Giampaolo, to lead staffing and infrastructure services, respectively.

“We are pleased to welcome Tony and Michelle to the Nuvalo Team. Tony Giampaolo, Principal, Infrastructure Services, will be dedicated to the critical role of overseeing customers’ infrastructure needs. Michelle Kirkpatrick will manage the Strategic Staffing Services division at a time when executives are challenged with finding well-qualified candidates for enterprise IT specialties, especially cloud and security jobs,” said Manon Buettner, Founder & CEO.

“The addition of Strategic Staffing Services will perfectly complement Nuvalo’s consulting and brokerage practices and allow for collaboration across practices. The decision to add a staffing practice stems from our desire to truly provide our clients a full service experience,” continued Manon.


Tony Giampaolo, Principal, Infrastructure Services

Tony Giampaolo, Principal Infrastructure Services, Nuvalo, has over 17 years of large enterprise technology experience and brings significant expertise in strategic planning, enterprise management and managing business processes. Prior to joining Nuvalo, Tony was part of the executive leadership team at PARC Consulting, overseeing the Data Center, Enterprise Monitoring & Automation and IT Governance practice areas. He has held senior leadership positions at Vantage Data Centers, NetApp, Inc., Autodesk Inc., Microsoft Corporation and Oracle Corporation (PeopleSoft Inc.) where he led global data center operations and IT infrastructure teams.


Michelle Kirkpatrick, Principal, Strategic Staffing Services

Michelle Kirkpatrick, Principal, Strategic Staffing Services for Nuvalo, has more than 17 years of experience in business development, relationship management, human capital management and contract negotiations. Michelle has an intuitive ability to understand each customer’s unique environment and culture to appropriately tailor services to enhance their business. Overseeing a large consultant team, Michelle was responsible for managing, training and mentoring her team of internal recruiters, imparting the very same wisdom that led to her own success. Prior to joining Nuvalo, Michelle serviced Fortune 500 Companies across all verticals.


About Nuvalo

Nuvalo is a woman-owned cloud and data center enablement firm specializing in the discovery, planning and migration of hybrid colocation and IaaS deployments globally. Experts with decades of experience lead each of our three practice areas: infrastructure, brokerage, and staffing. We collaborate on each initiative, affording our clients expert strategy and execution without the overhead inherent in larger consulting practices. Recognized as a top cloud solution provider by CIO Review, our full service methodology encompasses planning and design through delivery and ongoing operation. Our expert staff leads with a passion for empowering IT organizations and building next generation ecosystems.