2019 Presenter Biographies
Allan joined EXEControl Global Solutions back in 1982 as an entry level programmer. Allan has performed every job position at EXEControl since that time and is now the President, CEO, and Owner of EXEControl Global Solutions. Allan is Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), a member of APICS for 25+ years and a member of CEN (Chief Executive Network for Manufacturers) for about 20 years, Allan has served on several board positions and in community service projects.
Craig has over 15 years working as a network and system administrator. Craig has been a member of the EXEControl Global Solutions team for almost ten years and functions as the Manager of Networking Services. Prior to working for EXEControl Global Solutions, Craig worked for Proctors Theater as their lead, in-house network specialist.
Brandyn joined the EXEControl team as a Network Specialist in 2018. Brandyn obtained an associate degree in Networking Security from the University of North Western Ohio. Brandyn has been a member of the Ohio Army National Guard and has worked in the IT industry since 2012. He works out of one of our remote office locations in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Christopher graduated from Siena College with a B.S. in Computer Science. He has been programming and working in the IT sector for the past six years. He became part of EXEControl Global Solutions in 2018 as a Business Software Analyst. In addition to support and ERP development, Chris has been on the forefront of EXEControl Global Solutions’ initiative to make solutions accessible on all platforms.
James has worked as part of the Network Support group for EXEControl Global Solutions for 2 years, as a Network Technician. Jimmy has a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Oswego in Information Science and an associate degree from Onondaga Community College in Information Science with a specialization in IT.
Joseph joined EXEControl Global Solutions in 2017 as a Network Technician. Joe received a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science and Applied Math from SUNY Albany. Since joining, Joe serves as frontline support for the networking department.
Jonathan graduated from SUNY Albany with a B.S. in Business Administration. As a 25 year seasoned employee, Jonathan functions as a Senior Developer with EXEControl Global Solutions. Jonathan is also a member of APICS, is Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) through that organization, and is currently serving as an Executive VP on the Albany chapter’s Board of Directors.
Chris, with a Master of Science degree in Computer Science, joined EXEControl Global Solutions in 2006 as an Applications Developer. Chris has over 20 years of programming experience. Chris specializes in multi-platform system integration. Currently, Chris is EXEControl Global Solutions’ Senior Lead Developer in .NET and third party software integration.
Matt joined EXEControl Global Solutions in 2016 as a Network Technician. Prior to working at EXEControl Global Solutions, Matt provided technical support in a B2C environment in addition to working as a freelance web developer and SEO specialist. At EXEControl Global Solutions, Matt leads our VoIP deployments, many customer relations, and tier two support needs.
Todd is EXEControl Global Solutions’ Director of Professional Services. Todd oversees all client implementations, training and consulting. He has been with EXEControl for 15 years, has provided professional services to 70 clients and has been lead implementer on two dozen new implementations. He holds a Certification in Production and Inventory Management from APICS. In 2011, he received APICS’ Member Service Award. Todd has also received the Fundamentals of Payroll Certification from the American Payroll Association. Todd has a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
Michelle graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Russell Sage College and began her employment with EXEControl Global Solutions as a member of the programming staff in 1993. She currently serves as Director of Software Services. As a 25+ year veteran of EXEControl Global Solutions, Michelle is highly knowledgeable regarding the EXEControl ERP/CRM software package.
Paul joined EXEControl Global Solutions in 2017 as a Business Software Analyst with the primary responsibilities of software support and professional services. Paul came to EXEControl with 18 years of software development experience in the banking and manufacturing industries and served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1995 to 1999.
Robert joined EXEControl last year and is one of the newest members of the Networking Support Team. He is CompTIA A+ certified and has certificates of completion of training in VMware VSP and VTSP. His background consists of being in the Army Infantry for 6 years, then the National Guard as an IT Specialist for an additional 4 years. Robert works out of EXEControl’s Charlotte office.
Mark has 14 years in network and system administration, 9 years managing teams, 6 years with EXEControl, and two years functioning as EXEControl Global Solutions’ Regional Operations Manager. Mark splits his time between tier two and three support assistance and helping EXEControl Global Solutions expand their remote offices.
Jennifer joined EXEControl Global Solutions in 2005, after graduating from SUNY Adirondack Community College with a Marketing Degree. Jennifer has the role of Office Manager, which consists of handling all the internal processes at EXEControl, including Payroll, Accounts Payable & Receivable, and Human Resources. Jennifer also has the task of planning, organizing, and managing all of EXEControl’s Corporate events, conferences and outings.
Leadership And Communication Expert Matt Episcopo has redefined the formula for personal power, leadership and business success. Matt knows that the real way to become effective is to build credibility, trust and solid relationships. When we establish trust and credibility, others will say “Yes” to our ideas, products and services. His efforts have helped companies around the world improve their leadership, customer retention and employee engagement. From start-ups to Fortune 500’s, Matt is widely recognized as an energizing and engaging presenter. He is author of the book “How To Gain The Upper Hand, P.O.W.E.R. Tactics That Get Leaders Results”. Real life experience and results are what fuels this relationship-generating powerhouse. A Medal of Honor recipient with more that 21 years of law enforcement experience, Matt will teach you how to engage with virtually anyone. Matt’s presentations have been given in Dubai, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Canada, Aruba, Bahamas, as well as across the United States.
Beth holds a BS in Physics and Technical Communication from Clarkson University, an MS in Technical Communication from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a PhD in Communication & Rhetoric from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Her PhD research concentrated on the design of hypermedia (integration of hypertext, graphics, video, and sound) interfaces for optimum user performance. In 1996, she founded Interactive Media Consulting, LLC, a web design and development firm in Saratoga Springs, NY, that currently services more than 250 clients throughout the Northeast. In 2016, she introduced IMC’s latest project, Arts Spark, a digital platform to help artists with the business side of being an artist.
Beth is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Past-President of the IEEE Professional Communication Society. She is a 2003 graduate of Leadership Saratoga. Beth also currently serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council for the School of Arts and Sciences at Clarkson University, as Vice President of the Board at Home Made Theater in Saratoga Springs, and as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Ballston Spa Community Band. She is a Past President of the Board of Trustees for the Saratoga Independent School.
In 2002 Beth was named one of the 40 Under Forty by The Business Review of Albany, NY. In 2004 she was awarded the Emily K. Schlesinger Award for Service to the Society by the IEEE Professional Communication Society. In 2008 she received the Woodstock Award from the Clarkson University Alumni Association, recognizing personal achievement and loyalty to the university.
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