Transportation Technology Startup InNovo Partners Hires First Employee

Orlando, Fla. – InNovo Partners, an Orlando-based startup specializing in engineering, technology and planning services for transportation industry, has hired its first employee, Sai Pavani, as a business analyst.

In this role, Pavani will be responsible for overseeing business processes, working closely with project managers and developers to ensure InNovo provides their clients the best solutions for each project.

“This is a significant accomplishment to our company because it adds a unique skillset to best serve our clients,” says Melissa Gross, President, InNovo Partners. “We are thrilled to welcome Sai to the InNovo team and look forward to her supporting our clients with innovative software and application development.”

Pavani is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University and comes to InNovo after spending time in similar roles with some of the country’s biggest companies, including insurance giant AIG and in the corporate offices of Ford Motor Company.

According to InNovo’s CEO, Claudia Paskauskas, Pavani is the first of multiple strategic hires for the startup in 2018. “InNovo will continue expanding our team to include technology and data driven professionals to respond to the changing transportation industry’s requirements.”

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For more information media should contact –

InNovo Partners: Melissa Gross, Co-founder, 407-222-5507, or Claudia Paskauskas, Co-founder, 407-432-4866,

UCF Business Incubation Program: Michael Weiss, Site Manager, UCF Business Incubation Program, (321) 281-8384, or Alan Byrd, Alan Byrd & Associates, 407-415-8470,

About InNovo Partners
InNovo Partners, LLC, founded in January 2017 by Melissa Gross and Claudia Paskauskas, is an Orlando, FL-based transportation engineering, technology and planning consultant for the government. As an innovator in the application of technology in the transportation industry, InNovo Partners helps local, state and federal agencies make informed decisions on the planning, operation and funding prioritization of transportation systems. For more information, visit

About the UCF Business Incubation Program
The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program is a community resource that provides early-stage companies with the tools, training and infrastructure to become financially stable, high growth/impact enterprises. Since 1999, this award-winning program has helped more than 390 local startup companies reach their potential faster by providing vital business development resources.

With seven facilities throughout the region, the UCF Business Incubation Program is an economic development partnership between the University of Central Florida, the Corridor, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia counties, and the cities of Apopka, Kissimmee, Orlando and Winter Springs.  For the 2014/15 and 2015/16 fiscal years, the activities of these participating firms have helped sustain more than 4,710 local jobs and have had a cumulative impact of more than $725 million on regional GDP and more than $1.3 billion on regional sales. During the same period, the program has returned $7.41 for every $1 invested in the program. For more information, visit