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Hardy Named President of AVIAN subsidiary Level Up, LLC

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. – Effective July 25, Level Up, LLC, a leading provider of mission information technology, data analytics, and mission execution for the United States Intelligence Community, announced Tim Hardy as its President.  

Level Up operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of AVIAN, LLC, an employee-owned government services small business, and is branded as Level Up, powered by AVIAN.  

Before the sale of the company to AVIAN in November 2021, Hardy was an equal partner at Level Up and was one of the original three founders in 2010.  

“I am extremely grateful and honored to be given the privilege to lead Level Up into the future,” Hardy said. “We will remain laser-focused on supporting and enabling our Level Up family while they address the ever-changing mission needs of our customers. Our DNA remains unchanged: employees, customers, and results.” 
Hardy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems and Accounting from James Madison University and over 20 years of experience supporting the federal government. 

“Tim is the leader Level Up needs to continue to move the company forward,” said George Franz, AVIAN’s chief operating officer. “He is passionate about people and the customer’s mission, and we are incredibly excited to see where a combined Level Up/AVIAN team takes us in the future.”  

Level Up specializes in information system implementation, infrastructure architecture, data collection and transformation, data aggregation, data analysis, target recognition, operations, and field support to help fulfill the government’s intelligence mission requirements. 
About Level Up, LLC 

Level Up, LLC is a Virginia-based small business focusing on cyber security, all-source research and analysis, big data analytics, and information technology consulting. All Level Up employees maintain industry-leading and relevant hands-on experience and over 150 years of combined practical application. 

Our technical capabilities and domain expertise directly support customers from the mission centers to the forward-deployed operations officer. Our trademark dependability, reliability, and innovation are applauded by the customers we support. 

Level Up operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of AVIAN branded as Level Up, powered by AVIAN.  

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AVIAN (*ae-v-yin*) is an employee-owned government services small business headquartered in Lexington Park, Maryland, with annual revenues exceeding $73 million. 

We are resourceful, responsive, and reachable for our clients in program, financial, and logistics management; engineering and systems engineering; test and evaluation of manned and unmanned aerial, surface, and sub-surface systems; workforce development and training; and communication strategy and graphic design. 

Our philosophy is simple. We care for our employees. Our employees care for our customers. Our customers care to return. Simply put, we take care of each other. 

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