"The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office."
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Steven J. Spano
Founder and Principal
Steve Spano has over 30 Years of proven military, business, and non-profit leadership with a track record for creating and executing vision and strategy, solving complex problems, and developing outstanding leaders. A retired Air Force General Officer with a long resume of awards and achievements (see last active duty bio), Steve transitioned to a General Manager role in 2011 with Amazon Web Services. He built and led business verticals in defense, intelligence, and the United Kingdom. Within two years, his team authored the proposal response that won a $600M contract to provide a private cloud region to a prominent government community. After 4 years of success at AWS, Steve now serves as President of a leading Non-profit providing cyber solutions and services to public and private organizations, as well as operational support to state and local governments.
After 28 years of putting country first, Steve named the company in honor of his wife, Kim to recognize her selfless service to his career, the Air Force, and the countless service members and families she devoted her time and talent to support. It was Kim who encouraged Steve to share his vast experiences and network of partners to help iNspire leaders and organizations to create their future.