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The Key Influencers of OneNeck

Sharing our insights on advanced technology, from custom IT solutions to managed services.

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Adam Gray
Solutions Architect - Networking and Collaboration

Areas of expertise:

  • Software Defined: NSX and SD-WAN

Adam Gray is accountable for enterprise and data center infrastructure architectures as well as the integration between all architecture-related components, including networking, storage, virtualization and wireless solutions. He joined the OneNeck team in 2011 and has responsibility for developing technology solutions and translating specific technologies into business-relevant outcomes.

Adam has nearly a decade of experience designing and planning network architecture for an array of clients, including state and local government, healthcare, education, manufacturing, utilities and financial industries. His experience extends across many roles and technology platforms, including deployment, managed services and pre-sales architecture.

He predominately focuses on routing and switching technologies with an emphasis on WAN routing design (e.g. DMVPN, Metro Ethernet, SD-WAN, Internet VPN, MPLS, VPLS). His primary focus centers on Cisco Catalyst, adaptive security appliance, integrated services router and aggregation services router product families. He builds resilient Cisco and Meraki wireless designs and is adept in data center design with a concentration on networking technologies including virtual extensible local area network Ethernet Virtual Private Network and Application Centric Infrastructure. In addition, Adam designs highly redundant and available infrastructure architectures for Disaster Recovery initiatives, including VMware’s Site Recovery Manager and various storage replication technologies.

Adam earned two Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees from the University of Colorado at Boulder. One BA was in International Affairs; the second BA was in Germanic & Slavic Languages & Literatures. He is also a Cisco Certified Network Professional – Routing and Switching; VMware Certified Network Professional – Network Virtualization; and VMware Certified Network Professional – Data Center Virtualization.

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Amy Gregory
Director of Product Marketing

Areas of expertise:

  • Product marketing in cloud, data center, digital infrastructure and security solutions

  • Go to market planning and development

  • Strategic partner marketing planning

  • Technical writing

Amy Gregory is the director of Product Marketing at OneNeck. She utilizes her years in both technology and marketing to translate OneNeck’s products and services into go-to-market messaging and content. With the increasing role content plays throughout the buyer’s journey, Amy has brought it front and center in OneNeck’s marketing campaigns. Amy works closely with her team to bring the company’s products and services to life on the website and on all collateral.

Amy has been with OneNeck since 2006. During this time, Amy’s role has evolved from traditional marketing role to leading the marketing effort in Colorado. Today, her role is more technical in nature and she dedicates the majority of her time leading the company’s message and content development efforts across the company’s broad portfolio of products and services.

Prior to joining OneNeck, Amy was a technical writer for an up-and-coming Internet Service Provider in the hospitality industry. During her tenure with them, Amy worked closely with the engineers (sometimes on-site and hands-on cabling cabinets) chronicling the required steps to ensure a repeatable install process as the company expanded globally. In addition to writing for the installation team, Amy also developed copy for the software and firmware developers, database administrators, web developers and numerous other areas of the business.

In her spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her family. She and her husband are actively involved in their son’s high school extra-curricular activities (namely the marching band and Boy Scouts). She also enjoys hosting dinner parties, hiking and skiing.

Amy earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Tennessee. She currently resides in Denver.

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Andrea Waltz
Practice Manager

Areas of expertise:

  • Advisory Consulting

Andrea Waltz is a Practice Manager with OneNeck. She is a seasoned Business Transformation Analyst and Customer Experience professional with a background in process improvement and change enablement. She has been with OneNeck nearly a decade.

Andrea has experience working with business and technical environments, at all levels. She successfully translates business needs into attainable IT solutions and is experienced at leading cross-functional analyst activities that drive requirements for multi-technical solutions. She is able to articulate and map out client’s internal standards, then effectively demonstrate how they transfer into new functional technology in the final IT solution.

During her tenure in the IT industry, Andrea has defined a full end-to-end methodology for discovery and analysis. Andrea has a proven track record of executing this methodology within customer’s current and future technology environments. She leverages this expertise when collaborating with clients to identify and define the best IT solution while adhering to operational policies and industry standards.

In her free time, Andrea enjoys spending time with her family (including her two young children) and all the activities the Colorado outdoors offers. Andrea holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Applied Human Sciences from Colorado State University and is a Certified ScrumMaster.

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Andres Torrado
Security Architect

Areas of expertise:

  • Product marketing in cloud, data center, digital infrastructure and security solutions

  • Go to market planning and development

  • Strategic partner marketing planning

  • Technical writing

Andres Torrado is a Security Architect at OneNeck. In this role, Andres is responsible for securing resources and systems to aid the Operations team when an incident arises.

With more than 10 years of information security experience, Andres joined OneNeck in July 2016. Prior to joining OneNeck, he served as the Chief Information Security Officer in Florida’s department of Financial Services. In this role, he was closely aligned with the executive leadership team in order to successfully coordinate projects and initiatives within the information security program. Following a department re-organization, the security operations team was created, which Andres led. One of his critical roles was ensuring the department was Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) compliant.

Andres holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Arizona. He has also earned GCCC – GIAC Critical Controls Security certification from the SANS Institute (SysAdmin Audit Network Security). In addition, Andres is a Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA), Juniper Network Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA) and Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE) for Palo Alto Firewalls. Outside of work, Andres enjoys coaching in the Tallahassee Park District as well as reading, family-time and playing in an adult baseball league.

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Biju Thomas
Principal Solutions Architect

Areas of expertise:

  • ERP

  • Oracle Database, E-Business Suite, and DBaaS

  • Cloud Migration

  • Disaster Recovery

  • Application Performance Management (APM)

Biju Thomas is a principal solutions architect with OneNeck since 2007. He currently serves as the senior architect and mentor for the database function at OneNeck.

For more than a decade, Biju has been actively engaged in OneNeck’s administration of the Oracle database and Oracle E-Business Suite, including the architecture, configuration and tuning. He leads the Oracle advisory services group in helping customers architect and configure Oracle systems efficiently. He makes Oracle-related presentations at major conferences. In addition, Biju has published many articles and books. He is an Oracle OCP Administrator and Oracle Database SQL Certified Expert.

For more than 20 years, Biju has been concentrating on Oracle Technologies in various roles and is part of the Oracle ACE Program. In fact, he is one of 34 Oracle ACE Directors in the United States and among 105 ACE Directors worldwide (as of March 2019). The Oracle ACE program recognizes members who are technically proficient and make significant contributions within the Oracle community. They are experts who willingly share their knowledge and experience.

Biju is an advisor for the Oregon and Southern Washington Oracle User Group (OSWOUG). He earned his degree at the Bharathidasan University in India and holds a Masters in Computer Applications from the University of Kerala.

Biju provides daily Oracle Tidbits and shares technical content on Twitter (@biju_thomas), Facebook (@oraclenotes).

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Brian Clarke
Solutions Architect - Networking and Collaboration

Areas of expertise:

  • Software Defined: SD-WAN

  • Software-Defined: ACI

  • Collaboration

Brian Clarke is a Solutions Architect at OneNeck. In this role, he is responsible for network-related customer solutions. Brian is primarily focused on Cisco solutions across all network specializations, including Enterprise Networking, Data Center and Collaboration services. Brian works with customers to clarify needs, identify potential solutions and provide ongoing support to ensure their continued trust and confidence in the OneNeck partnership.

Prior to joining OneNeck in 2010, Brian amassed more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He gained experience leading an IT training and consulting firm in Des Moines, Iowa, and traveled the globe as an independent contractor providing training and consulting services.

Brian maintains several designations across relevant technology specializations, including several Cisco Network Professional and Design Professional certifications.

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Darren Olson
Practice Director - Cloud and Managed Services

Areas of expertise:

  • Cloud

  • Managed Services

  • Professional Services

  • Channel Management

As practice director, Darren leads the Cloud and Managed Services engineering teams at OneNeck IT Solutions. He is responsible for spearheading the onboarding of new products and services, channel partnerships, sales enablement, solution architecture (pre-sales engineering) and advanced services (post-sales engineering).

Darren joined OneNeck in 2012. He is an accomplished business, IT and telecommunication professional with nearly 20 years of experience. He is committed to supporting client’s business objectives and helping customers achieve success. He has experience leading technical and non-technical teams, managing customer relationships, enabling sales management, delivering pre-sales support and negotiating vendor contracts along with strategic alliances, proposals and business development. 

In his free time, Darren enjoys bicycling, hunting, fishing and camping. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the United States Military Academy, West Point in New York and, for five years, served in the United States Army. He resides in Minnesota.

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Derek DeHaan
Manager of Hosting Architecture

Areas of expertise:

  • Disaster Recovery as a Service

  • Multi-Cloud

  • Managed Services

  • Hosting Solutions

  • Security

Derek DeHaan is the manager of Hosting Architecture at OneNeck IT Solutions. He has nearly 15 years of experience in IT architecture, data center design and strategy, and data center migration services. He also spent significant time in the software development space while working to develop a thermal and capacity management software platform.

His career spans a variety of technical and leadership positions with several IT firms. Most notably as a consultant, Derek provided guidance, recommendations and strategic visions for many of the Fortune 500 companies based in the Twin Cities area, including Target, US Bank, Medtronic and Best Buy. Through providing strategic direction to these companies, Derek has helped many organizations make a successful transition into outsourcing some or all their IT needs. Derek has multiple certifications and specializations across a breadth of hardware, software and business application areas.

Derek has a love for sports, pretty much any sport but specifically wake surfing. He spends most of his summer weekends on the lake at his family cabin in western Wisconsin. He really tries to get as much surfing in as possible, despite the short Minnesota and Wisconsin summers. Derek also enjoys playing and watching hockey and wouldn’t miss the opportunity to catch a Minnesota Wild hockey game.

Derek earned his Bachelors of Science in Information Technology, with minors in business and accounting, from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus.

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Derek Schipper
Director of Service Delivery

Areas of expertise:

  • Operations

Derek Schipper is the director of Service Delivery at OneNeck. In this role, he is responsible for the health and satisfaction of our Managed Services customers.

Derek joined OneNeck in 2012 following nearly 20 years with parent company Telephone and Data Systems and its subsidiaries U.S. Cellular and TDS Telecom. At OneNeck, Derek is responsible for the on-going satisfaction of Managed Services customers. He oversees the Service Delivery Managers, who are the primary point of contact for customers with recurring services.

During his tenure with OneNeck, Derek has had accountability for leading a team of Engineers and Administrators across all of the OneNeck locations. He was also responsible for managing the consolidation of the Operations department —from five companies into a single one.

Derek holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. He also holds an ITIL Service Management Essentials, Information Technology certification. Outside of work, Derek serves on the advisory board at Madison College, based in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Jim Hoefler
Practice Manager - Collaboration

Areas of expertise:

  • Cisco Unified Communications and Collaboration

Jim Hoefler is a Practice Manager within the Collaboration group at OneNeck. He has more than 15 years of field experience working with Cisco Unified Communications and Collaboration including voice, video and contact center projects ranging in size from 15 to 10,000 phones. Jim also has extensive experience working on a variety of network and wireless projects as well as Windows Server platforms and Exchange mail servers.

Having joined OneNeck in 2004, Jim has had various roles, including Network Engineer, Team Lead and Engineering Manager. Prior to joining OneNeck, Jim was a Network/Systems administrator, responsible for all network, systems and telecom infrastructure, for the City of West Des Moines in Iowa.

Jim graduated (summa cum laude) from Upper Iowa University (Des Moines campus), in Fayette, Iowa with a Bachelor of Science degree in Technology and Information Management Systems. He is a Cisco Certified Network Associate. When not working, Jim enjoys gardening, hiking, fishing and golfing and spending time with family and friends.

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Jeff Volkert
Director of Advanced Services

Areas of expertise:

  • Project Management

  • Advanced Services-Project Delivery

Jeff Volkert directs and leads the Advanced Services Project Management Office (PMO) at OneNeck. He spends a majority of his time collaborating with the Sales, Architecture and Operations teams on strategic initiatives designed to improve the overall delivery of OneNeck’s services. In all, he has more than a dozen years of experience as a project manager, manager and leader.

Jeff joined OneNeck in 2012 as a senior project manager responsible for delivering large complex projects and programs to customers while simultaneously developing project management templates for the newly formed PMO. In this role, Jeff developed the Project Management (PM) processes and procedures for PMO while successfully delivering one of the largest professional services projects in the company’s history.

Successes led to advancement opportunities for Jeff here at OneNeck, first to the role of PMO manager and then to his current role as director of Advanced Services. During his tenure, Jeff was appointed to lead the merger of the Professional Services and Service Transition teams. He also co-led implementation of the company’s Changepoint Professional Services Automation software. In addition, Jeff was responsible for developing the project methodologies framework and then introduced the process to the entire Advance Services and Sales teams earlier this year.

Jeff is based in Denver, Colorado. He is an avid sports fan and active playing ice hockey, golfing, skiing and mountain biking. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, Colorado. He is also a Project Management Professional (PMP).

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Karla Myers
Director of Business Development

Areas of expertise:

  • Colocation and data center security

As the director of Business Development, Karla focuses on colocation services and is responsible for supporting the OneNeck sales team. Her efforts are centered on leadership of the inside sales and order admin teams. She also focuses on short-term and long-term strategic plans and business metrics.

Karla has enjoyed a long tenure with the organization, beginning in 2003 as the Chief Financial Officer of TEAM Technologies, which joined the OneNeck family of companies in 2010. As the CFO, Karla helped shape TEAM’s profitable growth trajectory from start-up to a $12M company. Karla is a seasoned leader with 25 years of business experience including 20 years in accounting and 17 years of experience in management. 

Karla earned a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa and an MBA from Drake University.

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Kevin Holestine
Solutions Architect - Security

Areas of expertise:

  • Security, including vCISO

Kevin Holestine is a Solutions Architect at OneNeck. In this role, he is responsible for development, implementation and management of the company’s overall security practice, including solution design and advisory services. In addition, Kevin plays a key role in product research, market evaluations and pre-sales architecture.

Kevin has nearly 25 years of IT experience, of which he’s spent 20 years in security-specific roles including security operations and incident response, investigations and forensics, security assessments and penetration testing, and enterprise security architecture. He was also CISO for global organizations from multiple industries.

Kevin has obtained a number of industry certifications that include the CISSP and SANS gold certifications in intrusion analysis and perimeter protection in addition to other product-specific certifications for forensic analysis. He has a passion for leveraging security as a business enabler and crusades endlessly to change the roadblock mindset that plagues many security organizations.

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Mike Keemle
Solutions Architect - Security

Areas of expertise:

  • Cisco ISE Security

As a Solutions Architect, Mike Keemle is accountable for enterprise networking infrastructure architectures. He also has responsibility for the integration between all architecture-related components, including networking, security and wireless solutions.

Mike joined OneNeck in 2002 and today, has more than 20 years of IT experience. His goal is to consistently help clients translate business requirements into scalable technical solutions. In addition to working with customers, Mike actively identifies new technologies and solutions, then facilitates integrating them into OneNeck’s solutions portfolio. In addition, Mike trains an array of employees on the company’s overall technologies. He has also created installation documentation and consistently identifies, and teaches, best practices.

Mike attended the Communication College of the Air Force and earned his Associate’s Degree as an Instructor of Technical and Military Sciences.

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Nick Santilli
Practice Director - Security & Enterprise Networks

Areas of expertise:

  • DevOps/Programmability

  • Cyber/Info Security

  • Risk

  • Collaboration

  • Contact Center

As the practice director focused on Security & Enterprise Networks, Nick Santilli leads the cybersecurity and enterprise networking engineering teams at OneNeck IT Solutions. He is responsible for strategic direction in these practice areas and spearheads the onboarding of new products and services, channel partnerships, sales enablement, solution architecture (pre-sales engineering) and advanced services (post-sales engineering).

A veteran technology professional, Nick has been with OneNeck for more than a decade. Throughout this time, he has built and led engineering teams while developing, selling and implementing highly-complex IT solutions across many verticals.

During his tenure at OneNeck, Nick has specialized in—and developed—multiple technology practices. This includes cybersecurity, his most recent focal point; and, previously, the Contact Center Enterprise team, of which he was a founding member. His attention to detail and development/adherence to business processes have built efficiency and repeatability and are key factors to the success of these practices.

Nick currently works out of the office in Denver, Colorado. Prior to OneNeck, Nick was a software engineer and information architect, designing and programming enterprise web portals for prominent telecom companies.


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Reanna Gutierrez
Senior Sales Enablement Manager

Areas of expertise

  • Product marketing

  • Technical writing

  • Sales enablement

Reanna Gutierrez is the Sr. Sales Enablement Manager at OneNeck. In this role, she leverages her background in marketing technical products to create compelling content that successfully evangelizes and positions OneNeck’s products and services for multiple audiences.

Reanna has been with OneNeck since 2012. During this time, her role and responsibilities have expanded from assisting in the development of content across the company’s broad portfolio of products and services, to leading the company’s sales enablement programs and initiatives. Her focus is providing support to the sales team throughout the buyer’s journey.

Prior to joining OneNeck, Reanna was a marketing and sales manager for a small hosting firm where she led go-to-market initiatives for new products and programs. In addition, she managed the recruiting, coaching and performance monitoring of local and remote sales representatives.
In her spare time, Reanna enjoys spending time with her teenage son. She is actively involved in his extra-curricular activities including football, basketball and track. She is also an avid fitness buff and considers the gym her home away from home.

Reanna earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Arizona State University. She currently resides in Gilbert.

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Scott Fitzgerald
Senior Account Executive

Areas of expertise:

  • Hybrid IT infrastructure

  • Enterprise application management solutions

Scott Fitzgerald is a Senior Account Executive, who manages some of OneNeck's largest client accounts. Based in Austin, Texas, Scott joined the OneNeck team in 2012. Today, he is directly responsible for introducing clients to OneNeck's hybrid IT infrastructure and enterprise application management solutions.

Scott has also served as the director of Business Development for enterprise application management services.  Initially a regional sales director, he led OneNeck's customer acquisition efforts helping clients understand how their IT strategy aligns with OneNeck’s capabilities, and also managed the alliance partnerships in the central part of the US.

Prior to joining OneNeck, Scott spent time working for a number of Fortune 500 and start-up companies. He has more than 25 years of experience working in sales, business development, channel management, solution engineering, and project management. He has served as the director of Global Business Development for a large software corporation where he marketed, sold, and delivered advanced identity analytic solutions for public- and private-sector customers in the US and UK. Scott also has extensive experience managing teams of programmers on the implementations of complex life insurance administration systems in the United States and Mexico.

In his free time, Scott volunteers with the Gold Ribbon Rescue program, helping abandoned Golden Retrievers find new homes. He is also a supporter of the Austin Children’s Shelter. Scott holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Texas in Austin.

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Scott Gorden
Director of Enterprise Hybrid IT

Areas of expertise:

  • Hybrid IT discussions with state and local governments;

  • Colocation services

  • Hardware resale and OEM relationships

  • Advanced Services

  • Contracts and negotiations 

As the director of Enterprise Hybrid IT, Scott Gorden is responsible for delivering a first-rate customer experience, which begins with helping clients identify the right IT solution. He is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with clients and vendors across the Midwest. In addition, Scott maintains accountability for ensuring top-quality service levels. 

Scott leads a seasoned team of employees with deep technical and service expertise. Under Scott’s direction, the team provides superior customer service. They are dedicated to working closely with clients to design, procure, implement, manage/operate and optimize mission-critical IT solutions. Depending on the client’s needs, the solutions vary from on-premises to colocated in a OneNeck continuously maintainable data center, leveraging our ReliaCloud Iaas/PaaS platform or a hybrid of these options. Scott’s mission is to help customers balance complex IT needs with budget and risk tolerance.

Scott maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in numerous professional societies. Prior to joining OneNeck in 2002, Scott was the Client Relations manager for a large technical training company in Des Moines, Iowa.

Scott attended Des Moines Area Community College and Iowa State University. He resides in Iowa and is a passionate instrument-rated pilot.

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Scott Morley
Principal Application Architect

Areas of expertise:

  • Microsoft Azure and Productivity (O365)

  • ERP in general and in Microsoft Dynamics AX/365 environment

  • Multi-cloud

  • Cloud and cost management

  • Cloud migration

  • Cloud architecture

  • Cloud security

  • Application Performance Monitoring (APM)

  • Information Lifecycle Management (ILM)

Scott Morley is a Principal Application Architect at OneNeck and responsible for providing guidance and advisory services. He centers his time on Microsoft Dynamics and Azure solutions in the areas of architecture, performance engineering, application integration and leveraging the hybrid cloud.

With more than 20 years of IT and business experience, Scott is proficient in software development, security and enterprise application implementation. He has an extensive technical background in the Microsoft stack and exceptional knowledge of MES systems. Prior to joining OneNeck, Scott was a technical manager on multiple ERP implementations. He also developed and managed an AX infrastructure team. He has assisted clients in re-architecting cloud environments to consolidate resources and alter networking to reduce monthly costs on infrastructure and data transfers. In addition, Scott has experience implementing IaaS, PaaS and SaaS solutions, including redesign of applications to move clients from IaaS to PaaS.

As an experienced business analyst and cloud infrastructure specialist, Scott has a data-centric approach which provides clients a unique perspective of the workloads and dependencies involved in architecting an effective cloud migration strategy. Scott holds a D.E.C. diploma in Computer Science from Dawson College in Montreal, Quebec. He has also earned Microsoft and SANS security certifications.

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Stuart Gallie
Director of Project Management

Areas of expertise:

  • ERP

Stuart Gallie is responsible for full product lifecycle management of OneNeck’s cloud and managed services offerings. He has over 25 years’ experience in the IT industry and a proven track record in developing, implementing and supporting enterprise level software systems. Stuart has a broad background in service delivery, solution design and development with an emphasis on architecting and building IT solutions to meet customer requirements and enable business strategies. 

During his career, Stuart has held a variety of roles, including director of Professional Services for a leading ASP and Managed Services organization of major ERP solutions.

Stuart earned a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

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Thomas Lehrer
Virtualization Architect

Areas of expertise:

  • Desktop as a Service

  • ReliaCloud IaaS

  • Citrix—Virtualization

  • VMware

  • Microsoft Solutions

Thomas Lehrer is responsible for all virtualization projects at OneNeck and works closely with various teams to develop customer-ready products. In particular, Thomas handles a majority of OneNeck’s ReliaCloud IaaS offerings and supplemental services. He is a Citrix Certified Expert in Virtualization, VMware Certified Professional and Microsoft Certified Solutions expert.

Based in Tempe, Arizona, Thomas joined OneNeck in February 2011. He has more than 20 years of experience performing application and presentation virtualization implementations utilizing Citrix products. He also has nearly 20 years of experience in server virtualization utilizing VMware products. He was also a major contributor on a hosted desktop solution that earned OneNeck an “Innovator of the Year” (in the small company category) award from the Arizona Technology Council in 2011.

Thomas has experience helping customers improve overall operations through a variety of virtualization projects. In fact, he successfully helped the world’s second largest copper mining company virtualize their ERP system, using application virtualization technologies. He also used server virtualization technologies to re-engineer the classroom delivery infrastructure at one of the largest online college’s in the country. Following 9/11, he helped a major financial institution with the rapid recovery of their operations, using both application and server virtualization technologies. He has also extensive experience working with national healthcare providers to unify and secure EMR access across multiple facilities, using server and application virtualization.

Thomas is passionate about all forms of aviation. When not working, Thomas can be found in the air — power paragliding. He also attends jazz/swing dance events around the world and enjoys learning about the East Coast, Lindy Hop, Collegiate Shag, St. Louis Shag, and Balboa.

Thomas attended the University of New Mexico where he studied biology and computer science while competing in NCAA athletics as a wrestler.
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Todd Dresser
Solutions Architect - Systems/Storage

Areas of expertise:

  • Microsoft Azure, including Reference Architecture

  • Designing systems and hybrid cloud solutions

  • Microsoft Office 365

  • HPE Storage

  • Citrix Virtual Apps

Todd Dresser is a Solutions Architect responsible for designing Systems and Cloud solutions for customers. Specifically, Todd focuses on architecting Azure and Office/Microsoft 365 Cloud solutions, which vary and may include hybrid infrastructure, migrations, or new solutions in the cloud. Todd also designs solutions involving Citrix, VMware, HPE servers and storage, and on-premises Microsoft applications like Exchange and SQL.

Todd’s career started with OneNeck back in 2001 and since then, has held multiple positions, each with greater responsibility. In fact, early on as a Professional Services Engineer, Todd was responsible for implementing the projects he now designs. He also held the role of Lead Managed Services Engineer in which he helped build-out the company’s practice to deliver outstanding support to customers who use OneNeck for to manage their daily IT needs. Todd uses all these skills to connect with customers and bridge the knowledge gap in order to help them make the right technology decisions for their company.

In his spare time, Todd volunteers at his church and with the Girl Scouts of America as a troop leader. He enjoys photography, camping, learning new technologies and traveling.

Todd holds an Associate Degree in Computer Systems and Networking from Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa. He continues to expand his expertise by attending additional technology trainings and earning certifications, including Microsoft Azure certification.

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