1. Susie Galyardt, XIOSS
Galyardt, with her husband Mark, launched XIOSS in 2008, after retiring from Delta Airlines, bringing her 25 years experience in a service-driven industry into the IT storage arena. Her responsibilities have included business development, product development, operations, customer service, management and training. Throughout her career, Galyardt has remained an active leader in the community, running for state office and volunteering at church, schools, scouts and community organizations. She has a bachelor of science degree from Auburn University, is a published artist and a devoted mother of two.