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Lezlie Gallaway

Co-Founder & CEO

Lezlie Gallaway set a goal to make the lives of her employees and their communities better and more rewarding when she co-founded Technologent. With Lezlie at the helm,Technologent is making a big name for itself. In 2007 Technologent was honored as the fastest-growing, women-owned, company on CRN’s Fast Growth 100 list and also as VARBusiness’ VAR of the Year. Under Gallaway’s leadership, Technologent launched a new division dedicated to providing IT solutions solely for the telecom industry. Lezlie was also named on VARBusiness’s 2007 and 2006 Most Powerful Women of the Channel list. Lezlie earned a B.S. from Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
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Tom Gallaway

Founder & Chairman

Tom Gallaway is an innovative professional with demonstrated initiative and creativity in various technology startups and established companies. Tom has extensive knowledge and prior success in mergers and acquisitions, organizational structure, and development of go-to-market plans and solution deliverables, all focused on achieving very rapid organic growth. Under his leadership, Technologent has an established national presence. Prior to founding Technologent, Tom was the President of Webharbor. Before joining Webharbor, Tom spent five years with Merisel as the Director of Strategic Partnership / MOCA where he managed the Complementary Products Group and sold products that complemented SUN hardware sales to resellers throughout North America.
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Marco Mohajer

President

As the President of Technologent, Marco Mohajer is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company as well as growth initiatives across the globe. In his role, Marco leads the organization to deliver innovative, Edge-to-Edge IT solutions and services to organizations worldwide.

Prior to being promoted to President, Marco was the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Technologent, where he was responsible for running sales and marketing across the globe. With 25 years of leadership in IT, Marco has deep expertise in driving growth as well as building and maintaining strategic executive and partner relationships.

Marco began his career in IT at Netscape/AOL/Time Warner, where he oversaw retail and enterprise channel sales and marketing. When Sun acquired Netscape, Marco assumed leadership roles in Sun’s Americas Software Channel Organization. Prior to joining Technologent in 2008, Marco spent five years as the Vice President of Field Sales Operations for Avnet Technology Solutions, where he ran a multi-billion-dollar practice.

Marco holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

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Mike McLaughlin

Chief Information Officer

Mike McLaughlin is a seasoned IT executive with proven success leading manufacturer, reseller and distributor organizations. Since 1986, he has led support, services, sales and IT to drive value for customers and efficiency and effectiveness for his companies. Mike is an expert in the design and delivery of cost-effective, high-performance technology solutions and skilled in all phases of the project lifecycle. Effective at building diverse, team-centered operating units, with excellent business process and strategy development skills. Customer-centric, with the ability to initiate profitable alliances with global vendors. Skilled at establishing operational excellence, translating conceptual models into growth strategies, and planning/executing multifaceted business development campaigns.
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Brian McNeil

VP of Cloud Transformation

Brian McNeil is responsible for Technologent's Cloud Transformation Business. Brian is an accomplished technology sales leader with proven data center sales experience developing cloud solutions and solving complex problems though team collaboration. Prior to joining Technologent, Brian was the Western Region Area Partner Director at VMware where he drove consistent double digit growth for the $110M Western Region Partner Sales organization focused on hybrid cloud SDDC Solutions. Brian achieved his MBA from Pepperdine University and undergraduate for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

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Heather Gonzalez

VP, Marketing and Strategic Alliances

As the Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Alliances, Heather Somerville Gonzalez is responsible for the global marketing structure, strategy and all aspects of branding, communications and corporate marketing for Technologent. In addition to her marketing responsibilities, Heather leads the Strategic Alliances team where she is responsible for all vendor, partner and distribution relationships.

Heather began her career in IT at MOCA/Arrow where she held various marketing and sales roles and then went on to lead the Sun Storage Business Unit, driving double-digit growth. Under the Arrow ECS, Heather was the Director of Strategic Alliances where she created, launched and led the Strategic Account Business Unit, taking it to a $2B division in just 24 months. In 2011, Heather was honored as one of CRN’s Most Powerful Women in the Channel. Prior to joining Technologent, Heather was at Avnet/Tech Data running their largest Dell EMC and VMware practice.

Heather holds a BA in Journalism from California State University, Chico, where she graduated with honors.

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Jim Bevis

VP of Operations

Jim Bevis is responsible for Operations including Sales Support, IT Support, NetSuite Operations, Contract Administration, Financial Analysis, and Vendor relations. Jim joined Technologent in 2002, shortly after the business started. Prior to this, he spent 10 years with Merisel and MOCA in Operations and Distribution. Before joining Merisel, he was Vice President and General Manager of an engineering and manufacturing company. Jim brings many years of operational and logistical experience to Technologent. He has a BS from University of Nebraska and a Masters from Pepperdine University.

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Tammy Cooper

VP of HR/Corporate Controller

Tammy Cooper has a dual role within the organization. With her Human Resource role, she is responsible for recruiting, maintaining regulatory compliance, performance reviews, benefit administration and cultivating employee relationships. Under her controllership, she is responsible for developing and cultivating banking relationships, financial planning, overseeing the accounting department, sales tax administration and working with our outside Auditors to assure compliance with GAAP regulations. Prior to joining Technologent, Tammy worked for a family owned steel company for 17 years doing both Human Resources and Accounting. During her successful career she has won numerous awards for leadership. Tammy holds a BBA in Accounting from Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio.

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Brian Raposo

VP, Western Region

Brian Raposo is responsible for all sales, service and presales engineering resources for the Western Region. Prior to joining Technologent, Brian held a variety of positions at EMC Corporation, including Inside Sales Manager, Enterprise Account Executive and, most recently, Healthcare District Manager for the Southwest. Prior to EMC, Brian was a Network Manager at Hologic, Inc. in Bedford, MA. Brian is a graduate of Bridgewater State College with a Bachelor of Arts.

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Rod Wright

VP, Central Region

Rod Wright is responsible for all sales, service and presales engineering resources for the Central Region. Prior to joining Technologent, Rod held the positions of Client Executive and Strategic Account Executive for the Sun Microsystems/EDS and Texas Instruments Teams in Dallas. Prior to joining Sun, Rod sold and managed sales teams in the Texas/Oklahoma area in the medical device industry. Rod graduated from Texas Christian University.

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Dan Coughlin

VP, Northeast Region

Dan Coughlin is responsible for all sales, service and presales engineering resources for the Eastern Region as well as having responsibility for our IBM business nationally. Prior to joining Technologent, Dan held several positions during his 20 years at Pioneer Standard/Agilysys ranging from Account Executive in the Southeast to Director of Sales for the Southeast, Central and Northeast regions, as well as Director of Sales for the Professional Service organization. Prior to joining Pioneer, Dan sold computer systems and electronics components in Ohio for Arrow Electronics before relocating to Georgia and then the Carolinas where he worked for Arrow and Schweber Electronics. Dan was raised in Columbus, OH where he attended The Ohio State University and now lives in Raleigh, NC.

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Steve Anderson

VP, Southeast Region

Steve Anderson, based in Nashville, Tennessee, graduated from Emory University. Steve has a proven record as a leader and champion for growth with over 15 years in IT. His expertise is in storage, networking, compute and virtualization. He has managed various Fortune 100 accounts and has a reputation for success and accountability. We are excited to have him with us and look forward to the impact he will make in this new Territory.

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Greg Hoffman

VP of Sales Operations

Greg Hoffman is a dynamic leader, responsible for sales operations globally. His primary responsibilities include sales support, business operations, and contract renewals. Greg joined Technologent in 2010 and has played an integral part in diversifying the business. He also modernized business operations by implementing a state of the art ERP/CRM tool. Prior to Technologent, Greg spent 8 years with GE Access Distribution / Avnet Technology Solutions in many different leadership capacities. Greg has an impeccable work ethic, is extremely passionate about people, strives to exceed their expectations, and always delivers timely results! He has a BSBA in Business Management and a MBA, with a concentration in Management Information Systems, from East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.

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David Gill

VP of Entertainment, Gaming and Hospitality

David Gill is responsible for the global go-to-market, leadership, service and sales strategies for the Entertainment, Gaming and Hospitality verticals. Prior to joining Technologent, David held various domestic and international leadership roles within Cisco, Salesforce, International Gaming Technology (IGT) and Renaissance Mark. David has a Bachelor of Science from Utah State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.