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 Technical Product Manager responsible to define the multi-year data strategy and growth plans in the Finance Enterprise Performance Management space for GE Power and GE Renewables.


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 currently leads the GE Girls UCONN CT STEM program. She is a newly elected member of the Board of Directors of ODTUG, a prestigious global independent Oracle Technical User Group. She also serves in the Board of Directors of fabe: for all a beautiful earth, a tech non-profit whose goal is to inspire environmentally-sustainable decisions at an individual level.

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