Steve Johnson - President
Since graduating from the University of Maryland with a degree in business, Steve has acquired more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry. After a successful tenure as a sales representative for Harris Corporation, Steve became the Senior Vice President of Sales for Universal Data Consultants and later accepted the position as Senior Vice President when the company was acquired by GE Capital Network Services in 1996. After GE Capital Network Services was merged with GE IT Solutions, he left GE to form his own company, Bay Data Consultants.
Ron Hinkle - Chief Financial Officer
Ron is the Chief Financial Officer of Corus360. In this position, his primary responsibility is to strategically plan the budgeting, and forecast and enhance financial systems for the company. Ron has over 25 years of experience in the Accounting and Finance industry and has been successful in planning for growth, acquisition and integration for many other companies. In his previous experience, Ron has successfully turned companies from losing revenue to earning millions of dollars in profits per year. With his expertise in developing and improving customer support systems and financial reporting systems, Ron is instrumental in leading and supporting the growth of Corus360.
Todd Cannady - Managing Partner, Mid-Atlantic
Todd Cannady brings over 20 years of sales, marketing, professional services, and executive management experience in the information technology industry to Corus360. He previously served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Yorel Integrated Solutions, where he was responsible for business development, client satisfaction, and services operations. As a Managing Partner at Corus360, Todd leverages his extensive management experience and industry expertise to generate new business and growth in the Mid-Atlantic Region. In addition to his responsibilities at Corus360, Todd is an active civic volunteer and has served on multiple IBM and Industry Advisory Boards.
Blake Frazier - Vice President of Sales, GA & FLA
Blake Frazier has brought over 20 years experience in sales and marketing in the high technology industry to Corus 360. As a Managing Partner he is in charge of our Advanced Technology Sales Group. He brings experience in data center technologies that include storage solutions, backup solutions, high end computing, virtualization technologies and many more. Prior to joining Corus360, Blake had a successful track record for building strong sales and technical teams throughout the East Coast.
Justin Hall - Vice President of Strategy and Architecture
Justin Hall has over fifteen years of Sales, Leadership, and Business Development experience in the Information Technology industry. Prior to joining Corus360, he held the titles of District Manager at Softchoice, Director of Sales at Optimus Solutions, and Vice President of Sales at Xactec. As the Vice President of Strategy and Architecture, Justin is responsible for the overall strategy of Corus360 as well as the achictecture and partnership. He applies his extensive sales and management experience to mentor the existing in-house talent, including the Advanced Technologies Group, RES-Q Services, and IT Staffing Solutions. Justin plays an active role in training and guiding the members of each of our three divisions, with deep consideration for how each person contributes to the mission, vision, and culture of Corus360. He firmly believes in fostering a unified business front in order to position the company for success.
Scott Rowe - Vice President of Professional Services
Scott Rowe has over two decades of leadership experience in the Information Technology industry, specializing in Data Center technologies, Networking, Systems, Security and Infrastructure Architecture. As Vice President of Professional Services, Scott manages the Solutions Architecture team responsible for pre-sales, implementation, and post-sale stages for all infrastructure solutions. Utilizing his vast knowledge and experience, Scott helps solve clients’ business problems, reduce costs and maximize efficiencies through IT infrastructure solutions, architecture and design.
Ted Pappas - Vice President of People as a Service
Ted Pappas is equipped with more than 15 years of Sales Leadership, Business Development and IT Services experience. Ted is responsible for developing growth strategies and managing sales activity for Corus360’s Services and Staff Augmentation teams. In addition, Ted is a leader in creating internal and external alliances for building best of breed resourcing capabilities and talent acquisition practices. Prior to joining Corus360, Ted held the roles of a Regional Manager and Southeast Division Director in Professional Services and Staffing organizations.
Jay Moore - Vice President of Operations
Jay Moore brings over 20 years of business operations experience to this industry. He has been directly involved in the development and implementation of several company objectives, policies and procedures as well as strategic planning for the organization. His duties include overseeing improvements made to the reliability, flexibility and efficiency of Corus360 processes, both internally and externally, as well as the responsibility for managing all aspects of the company’s partner relations. As Director of Sales Operations, Jay oversees the day to day business operations with many of the company sales and support areas reporting directly to him.
Allison Rickards - Vice President of Marketing & Communications
As Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Allison focuses on helping Corus360 effectively leverage its marketing resources to communicate and deliver value for internal and external clients. She oversees all marketing campaigns and documentation projects and utilizes her project management expertise to ensure all deliverables are completed successfully. Allison is most passionate about building and nurturing teams of young professionals and transforming market strategies to best fit customer needs.
She is also responsible for ensuring marketing communications are coordinated, supporting marketing plan objectives, and meeting organizational MDF and event requirements in conjunction with the regional Vice Presidents of Sales.
Steve Gruber - Vice President of RES-Q Resiliency Services
Steve is the Vice President of RES-Q Resiliency Services with over twenty five years of experience in the Technology and Business Resiliency market. He has cultivated expertise in both the consulting and solution implementation sides of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, with extensive experience in all industry sectors. Steve and his team leverage his diverse background to deliver innovative, cost-effective IT solutions that are specifically tailored to meet the unique requirements of his clients.
Steve specializes in IT solution development and implementation including: Recovery Options and Strategy Development, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plan Development, as well as Program Enhancements for all technology environments and business functions.
Archie James - Vice President of Enhanced Services, GA Sales Leader
Archie James has over 30 years of sales leadership experience in the information technology industry. He has held multiple management and executive leadership positions in sales and marketing in strategic technology outsourcing, infrastructure project-based services, and technical support services. Archie is a strong leader who develops trusting relationships and leverages planning, execution, and teamwork to produce outstanding achievement in every project.
At Corus360, Archie is responsible for driving sales to solve business challenges for our clients. In addition to his business development role, he leads our Maintenance360 practice, where he helps clients maximize support for virtualized and converged technologies.
Cindy Kennedy - Managing Partner, West
For over 18 years, Cindy has been providing IT solutions by understanding the unique business and technology needs of her customers. As a Corus360 District Manager for the Western Region, Cindy oversees the management of client relationships and new business ventures in the states of Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, California, New Mexico, Arizona, and Nevada. Cindy manages a team of sales and technical experts to provide infrastructure design and implementation, consulting and assessment solutions, and managed services. Her goal is to help organizations throughout the region realize the full potential of their technology investments by increasing efficiency and maximizing productivity.
Rhonda Hanes - Director of HR
As the Director of HR, Rhonda guides and manages the overall provision of Human Resources policies, procedures, and programs for the entire company. Besides being a joy to work with, Rhonda is always ready to help and support the company’s most valued resources—our people. She leads HR practices that provide an employee-oriented culture that emphasizes teamwork, communication, and growth.
Rhonda possesses excellent communication skills, and she is able to adapt to different scenarios and interact with people from various backgrounds. Rhonda is also responsible for the recruitment and the ongoing development of a strong and empowered workforce. She is a great team player and a self-motivated employee—a professional who wins the respect of others through her integrity and solid work ethic.