Leadership

InNovo Partners, LLC is a women-owned boutique engineering firm specialized in delivering innovative technology and data management solutions to the transportation operations and planning industry.

Through big data management, data analytics, applications of Transportation Systems Management & Operations (TSM&O), InNovo helps our clients generate real business intelligence (BI) for transportation engineering and strategic planning.

InNovo was founded in 2017 by Melissa Gross, PE and Claudia Paskauskas, PMP, GISP, MCSD, SSGB.

Melissa Gross, PE serves as President of InNovo Partners (InNovo). Melissa’s background focuses on Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSM&O) program development and technology applications to support the multimodal transportation network. Her experience includes data management and dashboarding projects, corridor planning and concept development, PD&E studies, transportation impact analysis, and various projects within the field of transportation planning.

Claudia Paskauskas, PMP, GISP, MCSD, SSGB serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of InNovo Partners LLC (InNovo). Claudia graduated in Computer Science with focus on data management and holds a Master in quality control. She brings over 25 years of experience in the technology industry including successfully implementing enterprise applications in diverse industries such as transportation, planning, energy, and GIS. For the last 15 years, Claudia has been focused in the transportation industry and has introduced multiple industries to critical thinking on how to use big data management to improve their efficiency.

Soraya Saflicki serves as Senior Technology Manager at InNovo Partners (InNovo). She brings over 18 years of experience in providing oversight of software development projects, project management, quality assurance, requirements gathering, process improvement, technical documentation, and end-user training. In addition, she has extensive experience in the creation and management of SharePoint workflows and collaboration sites. Soraya has extensive experience in the transportation industry and brings to InNovo expertise in CAV. She is skilled in assessing requirements, determining priorities, analyzing courses of action, and adjusting for peak efficiency and optimization in fast-paced and dynamic environments