Lunavi Announces Sam E. Galeotos as Chief Executive Officer
Galeotos brings operational expertise and proven leadership to guide digital transformation provider toward continued growth, profitability
CHEYENNE, WYO. – July 12, 2021 – Lunavi, a leading provider of digital transformation consulting and managed IT services, today announced the appointment of Sam E. Galeotos as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He will assume day-to-day leadership of the company in addition to his role as Board Chairman. Founder and former CEO Shawn Mills will remain on the Lunavi executive team in his role as President, with a focus on strategic client acquisition and retention.
“As our revenues continue to grow and the company matures, Lunavi is at a critical new juncture,” stated Shawn Mills. “The Board and I have the utmost confidence that Sam is the right person to help us gain further momentum and scale both rapidly and deliberately.”
In recent years, Lunavi has added new service capabilities and grown its offerings around the Microsoft Azure ecosystem, digital innovation, and application-centric computing in particular. With more frequent enterprise-scale engagements, the need for new strategic leadership emerged.
“Serving as one of only 85 Microsoft Azure Expert MSP partners worldwide, combined with our managed services and blue-ribbon digital consulting capabilities, we are in a unique position to assist customers in the transformation of their IT and digital platforms,” noted Galeotos. “This is being demonstrated through engagements we’ve been selected for within the energy, healthcare, financial services, government, and agricultural industries.”
Galeotos brings a wealth of experience guiding successful enterprises, serving in numerous executive positions throughout his career including President and CEO of Galileo International; CEO of strategic distribution and travel services at Cendant Corp; President, CEO and COO of Cheap Tickets, Inc.; Co-CEO of Worldspan Travel Information Systems; and leadership positions at Delta Air Lines and DatasLink Business Systems, a subsidiary of Delta.
“We are very excited to have Sam make this commitment to Lunavi,” stated Mike Kmetz, longtime board member and board secretary. “Sam understands the people, services, and more importantly the opportunity in front of the company.”
A native of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Galeotos has championed community service and local economic growth throughout his career. He has served on the boards of the Boys &Girls Club of Cheyenne, Wyoming State Travel and Tourism, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, the University of Wyoming College of Business Advisory Council, Cheyenne Frontier Days, Holy Apostles Orthodox Christian Church of Cheyenne, and the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Denver.
Lunavi, based in Cheyenne, WY, helps companies digitally transform their businesses and illuminate the path forward in IT modernization through the power of human ingenuity. Lunavi helps organizations in technology, energy, financial services, healthcare, education, government and others to develop business applications, solve traditional IT challenges, and extract ROI with comprehensive services in cloud migration, modern application development, and managed services. With locations throughout North America in Denver; Cheyenne, WY; Omaha, NE; Atlanta; Seattle, and Toronto, and its status as a Microsoft Gold Partner, Lunavi delivers a remarkable customer experience to help navigate what’s possible, what’s next. Visit www.lunavi.com to learn more or follow on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.