Years in Information Technology: 17
Chad's role at Carceron is business development through strict adherence to Carceron's core values. Chad is responsible for setting leadership goals for management that focus on: development of a strong company culture where people love to come to work, customer service with solutions that create nothing less than raving fans and completion of goals that bring value to the company.
Chad has served on numerous metro-Atlanta non-profit boards including: Kennesaw Business Association, Kennesaw Charter School, Marietta Business Association, KSU Flourish Luncheon and Cobb County Schools SPLOST II Oversight Committee. He is also a graduate of the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Cobb Program for 2006 and is a member of the Leadership Cobb Alumni Association.He currently serves as an ambassador to the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, on the Aqua Vino Committee of Georgia Aqaurium's Next Wave Society and on the Executive Council of CompTIA's Unified Communications Community.
Chad is an honors graduate of Kennesaw State University (KSU) and received a bachelor of science in psychology with a minor in information systems management. In 2003, he was awarded the KSU Psychology Alumnus of the Year Award, is a Turknett Leadership Character Award Nominee and was a Top 5 Finalist for the 2010 Metro Atlanta Small Business Person of the Year. Chad has also been named to the MSPmentor Top 250 list numerous times, ranking him amongst the most influential managed it services provider executives in the world.
In his spare time, Chad competes nationally in Brazilain Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), having won over a dozen gold medals, including a gold medal from the 2013 International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federataion's annual Pan Am tournament, the largest, most prestigious BJJ tournament in the world. Chad is also the founder of Speakeasy, an exclusive, members-only club, for business-to-business business owners & executives and principles of Carceron clients.
Chad also speaks on a wide range of topics including social media, business networking and information technology.
Years in Information Technology: 20
Jeff's role in Carceron focuses on development of cost-effective technology solutions for small and medium businesses. He researches, devises and tests all of Carceron's solutions; constantly wringing out every last bit of performance from any given piece of technology. Jeff likes to be " in the trenches" as he calls it and it is not uncommon to see him working side by side with other Carceron associates on technical issues.
Jeffrey has been an information technology consultant for some of Atlanta's higher profile businesses and individuals for over sixteen years.
Jeffrey holds an MBA with an emphasis on information systems from Kennesaw State University - the same university where he founded and managed a computer store that created revenue in excess of two million dollars annually.