Our Team

Tom Nyilasi


Mr. Nyilasi has been involved in software implementations since 1996. Mr. Nyilasi has been involved in some capacity on every WebGrants implementation since DTPi's founding. Mr. Nyilasi has extensive grant management subject matter expertise and has played key leadership and business analysis/reengineering roles in all past DTPi engagements. Mr. Nyilasi has also played a key role in the WebGrants product strategy and solution design. He is an expert in WebGrants functionality and capabilities. He performed analysis and design activities on many recent projects.

Atif Shah


Mr. Shah has been leading large-scale enterprise software development projects since 1995. He has managed several key DTPi initiatives in the past and has extensive WebGrants knowledge. He currently overseas service delivery on multiple DTPi engagements.

Joseph Hughes

Lead Software Developer

Mr. Hughes is the lead software engineer and technical team lead in charge of development for the WebGrants application. Mr. Hughes is intimately knowledgeable in all technical aspects of the WebGrants solution. He was responsible for designing the WebGrants technical architecture and been a key developer for the core product modules. Mr. Hughes has many years experience in object oriented software development and development methodologies including design patterns and UML modeling. While an expert in current web technologies like Java, Mr. Hughes has the ability to interface with the business community and translate business requirements into effective technical solutions. In addition to developing the WebGrants application, Mr. Hughes has extensive experience designing and developing rules based and XML applications such as the product life cycle management/collaboration applications and the web based network management applications.

Tena Malone

Client Relationship Manager

Mrs. Malone works with DTPi management and developers to ensure a smooth transition from project implementation to ongoing maintenance and support for many of our clients. Mrs. Malone wrote the current WebGrants system documentation and is the primary trainer for new WebGrants customers. Mrs. Malone has experience as project manager on several WebGrants implementations and typically is involved on projects after the initial configuration is complete. Mrs. Malone is the primary contact after the initial stages of the project is complete. Mrs. Malone supports ongoing maintenance and support. She is also the primary trainer and will update the system documentation to reflect the project specific modifications.