is a Mechanical Design Engineer responsible to design tooling and fixtures for complex thermal and ultrasonic equipment.


Ardian holds a Bachelor and a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Fairfield University.


He started his career as a Mechanical Machine Operator, progressing up to the role of the main Mechanical Engineer at a Connecticut based company, a market leader in Heat Staking machines and equipment.

Ardian's interest in winemaking and his upbringing in a farming lifestyle in Albania, a country in the crossroads of Italian, Slavic, Turkish and Greek traditions, inspired the couple to create a place infused with the Mediterrenean culture at Aquila's Nest Vineyards in Newtown, Fairfield County, CT.

Learn more about the Name, the Vision, the Journey, the Vines, the Making and the Wines of Aquila's Nest Vineyards in our blog.


is a Senior Technical Program Manager responsible to lead the digitization and transformation of General Electric's external auditing technology platform.


Neviana holds a Bachelor and a Master of Science degree in Software Engineering from Fairfield University.


She started her career at General Electric through the GE Digital Technology Leadership Internship Program. Neviana has held various management roles across GE Corporate, GE Capital, GE Treasury and GE Digital implementing global cross-functional solutions in the financial services space. 

Neviana is a member of the Board of Directors of ODTUG, a prestigious global independent Oracle Technical User Group. She serves in the Board of Directors of fabe: for all a beautiful earth, a non-profit whose goal is to leverage technology in taking individual environmental action. She is a member of the WIT GE Girls UCONN STEM program committee.