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Mission Expands Senior Leadership Core with Strategic Additions

The managed AWS provider strengthens management team across service delivery, technology, partnerships, and administration

LOS ANGELES, February 19, 2019 – Mission, a managed services and consulting company for Amazon Web Services (AWS), today announced a series of promotions to its senior leadership team:

  • Phaedra Divras to Chief Operating Officer – Service Delivery
  • Keith Archer to Chief Cloud Officer
  • Caleb Mills to Senior Vice President – Business Operations and Strategy
  • Karoline Saffi to Vice President – People & Admin
  • Elena Shorb to Director – AWS Alliance

“Mission continues to grow rapidly as a leading AWS consulting and managed services partner – and that success is squarely due to the caliber of our people,” said Simon Anderson, CEO, Mission. “With a shared vision for how businesses can get the most from AWS through expertly managed and delivered cloud services, a strong culture with a coast-to-coast presence, and customers who understand the value Mission brings to the table, this is an exciting time for our company. To keep pace with growth we have expanded our leadership team across several mission-critical areas, and we welcome Phaedra, Keith, Caleb, Karoline, and Elena to their much-deserved new roles.”

Divras, incoming Chief Operating Officer – Service Delivery, will lead the Mission team that works directly with customers on CloudOps, DevOps, Optimization, and Consulting services. The Mission Service Delivery team is on the front lines helping organizations migrate applications to AWS, rearchitect and optimize apps already running on AWS, seamlessly implement DevOps tools and systems, and manage applications 24/7.

Archer becomes Mission’s first Chief Cloud Officer. His responsibilities include ensuring regulatory compliance, evaluating where Mission can increase its value to customers across industries, and further automating and enhancing Mission’s platform and services for even stronger customer outcomes and efficiencies.

As the new Senior Vice President – Business Operations and Strategy, Mills will work with CFO Stewart Armstrong to optimize Mission’s business performance, operations, and strategy in 2019 and beyond.

Saffi, promoted to Vice President – People & Admin, will lead recruiting, human resources, and office administration.

Already a key part of Mission’s partnership with AWS, Shorb has been promoted to Director – AWS Alliance. She will work with CRO Ted Stuart to continue to build Mission’s leadership position with AWS.

Customers can connect with Mission and explore its offerings – including free on-demand consultations with AWS-certified solutions architects – at

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About Mission

Mission is a trusted managed services provider and consulting partner for public cloud platforms including Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. Through its dedicated team of expert cloud operations professionals and solutions architects, Mission delivers a unique breadth and depth of AWS- and Azure-recognized technical and strategic proficiencies. Mission combines this know-how with an anything-is-possible belief in the power of cloud transformation, and a dedication to understanding and solving customers’ individual goals and challenges – enabling their development of new and powerful applications running on the cloud. Follow Mission on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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