Founded in 2013 and based in Baltimore, MD, TAYS is a trusted partner in providing diverse and experienced consultants who explore every angle, uncover what’s possible and deliver IT services and solutions that work. We are refreshingly candid. We are stronger because of the diversity of our team. And we are relentlessly committed to protecting valuable IT assets and guiding transformation.
// CORE VALUES
We are trusted partners and service providers first and foremost. We believe that our creativity, positivity, and diverse perspectives inspire greatness. Our core values remain at the heart of everything we do.
The TAYS team is diverse by design. We welcome fresh perspectives and new approaches to solve the problems at hand.
Collaboration lays the foundation for trust. We build and maintain relationships through diversity, inclusiveness and professionalism..
Our creative passion for what we do provides the drive to solve problems in innovative ways, uncover even more of what’s possible, and continually improve.
Great minds think critically and intentionally. We are always thinking ahead to connect the dots, transform systems, meet goals and create value.
Tejash Patel, Founder and CEO
Tejash Patel is the Founder and Chief Executive Offer (CEO) of TAYS and responsible for the strategic vision, Financial and Operational performance, and business development. Tejash founded TAYS in 2013 to take on a new challenge where he can provide leadership and inspiration in growing an IT consulting company. He has over 18 years of IT experience including leading large projects in the public and private sectors.
Tejash holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Central Florida and a CISSP certification. He is a dad of 3 beautiful girls and enjoys every moment with his family.
As a young man, TAYS Founder Tejash Patel always had a love of technology and a knack for connecting people. Key relationships early in his cyber security career opened doors that allowed him to start and grow an IT consulting company. Since then, TAYS has been inspiring creativity and innovation for positive impact within the organization and across the larger community.
Alkia Jones, Director, IT Program Management
Alkia Jones is a Technical Account Manager for TAYS and is responsible for Client Management, Program Management, leadership, operations and business development. Alkia joined TAYS in 2018 with over 25 years of IT experience in public and private sectors and in various industries.
Alkia holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems from Howard University, an MBA from the New York Institute of Technology and a PMP certification. In her spare time, Alkia enjoys volunteering for STEM events, spending time with family and gardening.