1Strategy is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) Premier Consulting Partner, focusing exclusively on AWS solutions. 1Strategy helps businesses architect, migrate, and optimize their workloads on AWS, creating scalable, cost-effective, secure, and reliable solutions. 1Strategy also helps customers get real value from their data using comprehensive machine learning models and artificial intelligence. 1Strategy holds the AWS DevOps, Migration, Data & Analytics, Well Architectedand Machine Learning Competencies. 1Strategy was one of the initial ten AWS Partners globally who was qualified and authorized by AWS to conduct a Well-Architected Review and is among the top Well Architected partners in the AWS eco-system. With experts having deployed AWS solutions since 2007, 1Strategy is a leader in custom training—providing customers with the knowledge, tools, and best practices to manage those solutions over time. 1Strategy is a TEKsystems Global Services company with teams in Seattle and Salt Lake City, supporting customers throughout the US and across every vertical. 

Our experts are standing by to provide you the assistance you need to design scalable, reliable, and secure cloud solutions for your organization. Learn more about our team below and contact us today.

1Strategy Leadership

Rich Uhl
Founder & CTO

Rich Uhl, Founder & CTO

Rich Uhl is the founder and CTO of 1Strategy. Prior to starting 1Strategy, Rich was an Enterprise Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services. Rich helps customers architect solutions that leverage their existing investments in infrastructure while accelerating their adoption of AWS services.

Prior to joining AWS, Rich was an infrastructure architect and consultant for Avanade, Accenture, and Microsoft. Rich holds two master level board certifications in infrastructure and computing architecture.


Jennifer Doyle
Vice President of Operations

Jennifer Doyle, Vice President of Operations

Jen Doyle is 1Strategy’s Vice President of Operations and is responsible for 1Strategy’s policy and planning—focusing on sales and marketing, business development, and partnerships.

Jen came to 1Strategy with a solid technical background and high aptitude for learning new disciplines. She has worked at a wide range of companies, from small non-profits in Western Kenya to enterprise technology companies in the Pacific Northwest. She graduated with honors from University of Portland and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.

Doug Ireton
Principal DevOps Engineer

Doug Ireton, Principal DevOps Engineer

Doug Ireton is the Principal DevOps Engineer at 1Strategy. He helps customers with DevOps transformations, CI/CD automation, and AWS infrastructure automation.

He has 23 years experience in IT, working at Microsoft, Washington Mutual Bank, and Nordstrom in diverse roles from testing, Windows Server engineer, developer, Chef engineer, and helping app and platform teams manage thousands of servers.

Justin Iravani
Principal Cloud Architect

Justin Iravani, Principal Cloud Architect

Justin Iravani is the Principal Cloud Architect at 1Strategy. Justin helps customers architect solutions that leverage Amazon’s cloud offerings, in conjunction with their existing infrastructure, to maximize technology spend.

Prior to his work with AWS, Justin was an Operations Manager and defacto regional IT support for a management services company. Justin holds a Masters Degree in Information Systems with an emphasis in Cloud Computing and Product Management, as well as 5 AWS Professional certifications.

Alex Graves
Principal Big Data Solutions Architect

Alex Graves, Principal Big Data Solutions Architect

Alex Graves is the Principal Big Data Solutions Architect with 1Strategy. Alex helps customers find value in the data they maintain on AWS products and optimize their use of those products.

Before joining with 1Strategy, Alex was a Data Scientist at Zions Bancorporation and an Intelligence Analyst with the U.S. Marine Corps. Alex is a Professional level certified AWS Solutions Architect as well as a certified AWS Big Data specialist.

Ted Swinyar
Principal Data Solutions Architect

Ted Swinyar, Principal Data Solutions Architect

Ted Swinyar is 1Strategy’s Principal Data Solution Architect. Data in the cloud is his passion. He uses his data expertise, technical leadership experience, and customer obsession to help our team deliver big data, AI/ML, and data infrastructure solutions on AWS.

Ted’s background is in data and development, with 11 years in banking and the startup space before jumping to consulting. He has spent the past five years helping unlock data insights for fortune 100 companies, early stage startups, and practically everything in between. Ted holds a BS in Computer Science and an advanced degree in the school of hard knocks.

Kevann Davis
Senior Marketing Manager

Kevann Davis, Senior Marketing Manager

Kevann Davis is 1Strategy’s Senior Marketing Manager and oversees all of 1Strategy’s marketing efforts. She directs all 1Strategy marketing functions, including brand identity & development, technical writing & editing, website content & maintenance, oversight of public relations, and events, as well as managing our AWS Partner Network marketing benefits.

Kevann has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and comes to 1Strategy with a varied background, from health care to data analysis.