Laura Pettit Rusick – President
OPT founder and president Laura Pettit Rusick is an Information Technology leader with over 25 years’ experience in industries ranging from insurance, healthcare, and government to manufacturing and non-profit, including 18 years in Chief Information Officer level roles. She has a proven track record in the elevation of technology infrastructure to highly functional, high performance, contemporary architectures.
Laura has refined the strategic IT best practices and processes she has developed over time into the foundation of OPT Solutions’ consulting practice. OPT’s processes are shaped by extensive experience in managing staff, vendors, packaged and custom application support, as well as all facets of IT infrastructure.
Laura is a frequent expert commentator for business IT articles and guest speaker at business events on subjects ranging from IT leadership in the SMB environment and cloud computing strategies to project management in small and mid-sized organizations, IT vendor strategies and outsourcing.