AVANTI Technologies (AT) is a minority, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), and an 8(a) certified small business whose subject matter experts (SME)--technician, scientist/engineers, and administrative team--provide proactive technical consulting and management capability to implement solutions. Our core areas are supported by our strong team of employees, consultants, and teaming arrangements with other businesses.


Leadership & Staff

AVANTI’s exceptionally qualified key personnel and subject matter experts provide assistance to our customers in filling technical and information gaps. Our employees and contractors have continually demonstrated an ability to create government client relationships that foster an increased culture of excellence. AVANTI’s experience provides the necessary background to execute our core businesses while specializing in program management, public assistance program in support of FEMA disaster relief efforts, system engineering and technical assistance (SETA), as well as IT, EW, and Cyber security services.

Leadership and Staff

Jose Negron, Jr.


Retired Colonel Jose A. Negron, Jr., incorporated AVANTI Technologies in May 2006 after a distinguished career in the Air Force to assist businesses and governmental agencies with technology transitions and to help them avoid the information gaps experienced by so many businesses. 
Mr. Negron is a seasoned technical consultant for US Government and several US companies.  He has a diverse military, technical, and analytical background and is a skilled Strategic Planner – able to develop long range plans, schedules, and execute large portfolios of new and established program activities.  Mr. Negron is skilled at building strong diverse operational, technical, and analytical teams and over the past years has grown the number of AVANTI staff members and tripled its revenues.


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Amy Hoffman

Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Hoffman has worked for AVANTI Technologies in a number of selected positions and now serves as the Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Hoffman manages the day-to-day operations of the organization and directly supports the President/CEO.  With over 20 years of experience, Ms. Hoffman brings a breadth of experience in defense contracting, contract management, proposal writing, project management, human resources to the organization and business development.  


Ms. Hoffman’s communications and organization skills have been instrumental in the growth of AVANTI Technologies.  She provides critical customer support and the confidence necessary to make AVANTI Technologies the go-to organization for Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) services and Information Technology (IT) implementation results.   


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Jerry Rentas

Vice President of Puerto Rico Division

Dr. Edgar J. Rentas MBA; Ed.D. has over 30 years of experience in the public and private business sector. He is leading the established Division of AVANTI Technologies in Puerto Rico.


Dr. Rentas’ has pursued an aggressive US and Puerto Rico business plan to assist the people of Puerto Rico. He has strong credential as a project manager and financial / accounting activities. Dr. Rentas has a distinguished record of outstanding professional services and accomplishment working with grant funding in educational opportunities and is leading FEMA Public Assistance Program to support local efforts on disaster recovery.


Dr Rentas’s possess significant experience as a senior executive in a higher education, foundation, government and business organization activities working with $30M budgets, as well as coordinating $400M local government agency budgets. He is an expert in the complexity of financial, business, capital planning, and project management responsibilities.. Also, he accumulated vast experience with grants and federal funds for supporting disaster relief efforts under the Public Assistance Program.


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