Company Overview

ADV stands for Always Deliver Value, which establishes our goal and expectations for all client interactions. Established in 2014, ADV Technical Institute has prioritized equipping clients with the tools they need to advance in their careers and grow their businesses. Technology is quickly changing, and businesses need to adapt. We are here to ease those growing pains and help clients navigate the ever-changing waters of 21st century technology in the business place. With over 20 years of combined experienced and a 99% success rate for our students, we offer expertise in the following areas: project management, IT governance skills, translation services, strategic planning, software implementation, and more.

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Why choose ADV Technical Institute?

Our Mission

To empower our clients to reach their business and professional development goals through robust trainings and beneficial consultations.

Our Vision

We aspire to be the leading, most valuable entity in technical career development and consultation. We Always Deliver Value and hold ourselves to these standards:

  • We are Reliable and Dependable.
  • We work in Collaboration, prioritizing Teamwork and Communication.
  • We maintain Integrity, Honesty, and Transparency in all our efforts.



Dependable and well-grounded in consistently meeting student’s expectations and needs. Reliability is the pillar on which we have become trusted as advisor to our students.


Cooperation, teamwork and open communication. Collaboration is about gearing efforts in an alliance and channeling them to ensuring our services meet our student’s needs and requirements.


Honesty, transparency and trustworthiness are our watchwords. We hold this to a very high esteem in our obligations and transactions.

Our Team

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Mariam A. Azam, PMP, CSM

CEO & Founder
Mariam A. Azam, PMP, CSM

Mariam is a Technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) with over 15 years of extensive experience in managing enterprise-wide IT project life cycles through all phases. Proven expertise in Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC) methodologies, and Agile application development. Known for strong skills in IT project budget analysis, outsourcing strategies, and contract management. Ms. Azam is the author of, “Mastering the PMP® Exam.” She has a passion for mentoring others achieve their career goals.

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Joe Arsenault, ITIL Expert

ITILv4 Instructor
Joe Arsenault, ITIL Expert

Joe Arsenault is a solutions-oriented and performance-driven, senior project & ITIL strategist operating within fast-paced business, commercial and government environments, offering 20+ years of experience in leading successful delivery of ITIL and analytics projects from idea-to-execution. Joe is an accomplished and multi-faceted project & team leader/mentor, who has achieved the highest level of success in Agile project management and ITIL operations.

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Mark Allen, PHD, PMP, CSM, ACP

PMP/ACP Instructor
Mark Allen, PHD, PMP, CSM, ACP

Mark has spent the majority of his career at Sandia National Laboratories (a US Department of Energy Laboratory) in IT and engineering-related assignments on several national security-related missions.  He has served in both staff and management/leadership roles.  Throughout his career, Mark has always been a practitioner and strong advocate of project management principles, to include agile frameworks.  After leaving Sandia, Mark began consulting and training in the areas of Project Management and SCRUM.  In addition to holding the PMP and CSM (Certified Scrum Master) certifications, Mark holds a PhD. In Economics, an MBA, a master’s in computer science, and a Bachelors in Mathematics.

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Lauren Owen

Marketing Specialist
Lauren Owen

Lauren is a graduate from Florida State University with her Bachelor’s degree in Advertising from the College of Communications. Driven by teamwork and commitment , she takes pride in sharing her skills of design, content creation, and social media marketing. Lauren loves creating and managing digital content to build relationships with clients to help them navigate the constantly changing realm of 21st century technology.

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Catalina Correa

Sr. Marketing Specialist
Catalina Correa

Catalina is a graduate from the Florida State University, where she majored in Information Technology and Communications. She specializes in content creation, website management, and data analytics. She is passionate about the world of technology and design, and the endless possibilities you can create by combining the two.