January 2019: Infogressive is getting stronger!
We’re expanding our team by 9 additional members to fuel the growing demand for our cybersecurity-as-a-service platform.
After successful growth of 10 members in early 2018 and continued small-scale hiring throughout the rest of that year, our early-2019 expansion includes 5 Account Managers, 2 Operational Specialists, and 2 Information Security Analysts.
“I have goosebumps thinking about the talent joining our team. Hackers aren’t slowing down, and neither are we.”
– Justin Kallhoff, CEO
Meet the new Infogressive Team Members:
Aaron Daniels – Security Account Manager
Welcome, Aaron! Coming to us from right here in Lincoln, Nebraska, Aaron brings years of sales experience to the table. Most recently, he worked at US Cellular with a focus in Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. As he makes the transition into cybersecurity, we’re excited to see how he will learn and grow through working with the amazing team here at Infogressive!
Micah Kurtenbach – Operations Specialist
Welcome, Micah! We have Micah joining us from right here in our home state where she has worked as a Customer Service Supervisor at ReSource Pro for the last two and a half years. Prior to that, she has had an extensive background in many areas of expertise, including accounting, administration, and management. She will be a valuable addition to our current operations team; they’ve been working hard, but they’re ready for some help!
We’re excited to have her!
Adam Ray – Information Security Analyst
Welcome, Adam! Adam comes to us from right here in our home state as another Security Analyst. His experience as a Network Technician at an Oklahoma university in the early 2010’s will be an asset to his new work in cybersecurity. Most recently, he held an IT Analyst position with the State of Nebraska and gained valuable helpdesk skills. We’re excited to have him!
Hodge Kaufmann – Information Security Analyst
Welcome, Hodge! We’re excited to have Hodge joining us as an Information Security Analyst. His expertise will be greatly valued on our engineering team as we work hard to protect and secure our customers’ networks.
Amanda Riggs – Operations Analyst
Welcome, Amanda! Amanda is joining us from Omaha, Nebraska, where she worked as an Implementation Manager for Radio Engineering Industries Inc. Amanda has experience in many management positions across different industries, so her versatility will be a valuable addition to our operations team where she will be assisting in the execution of tasks and processes throughout our company. We can’t wait to have her!
Nick Nardini – Channel Account Manager
Welcome, Nick! Joining us from Florida, Nick Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Computer Science, as well as years of sales experience in both technology and channel account management. He has worked closely with key players in the cybersecurity space and will surely have a lot to offer.
Can’t wait to see how his talent helps us grow!
LeeAnn Walters – Security Account Manager
Welcome, LeeAnn! LeeAnn is joining us from Georgia and brings with her plenty of experience in selling technical security and software products, including managed security services. Most recently, she worked with RES-Q Services as a Business Development Manager, but has previously held roles with Trustwave and Solutionary. LeeAnn’s expertise in the industry will be a valuable addition to the Infogressive team.
Ward Nimmo – Security Account Manager
Welcome, Ward! New to our sales team is Ward, an experienced cybersecurity sales professional who has worked with companies like LogRhythm, AccelOps, and Binary Defense Systems. His experience will surely be an asset to our sales team as we continue spreading our Managed Security Service platform to new customers around the world.
Travis Ray – Channel Account Manager
Welcome, Travis! Travis has been active in technology sales for over 5 years, with his last year focused on cybersecurity and the Channel. His experience will be highly valuable in reaching MSP’s around the world and helping them provide the best cybersecurity solutions to their customers.
Travis joins us from Austin, TX. We’re so excited to have him!
March, 2018: Our team expanded by 10 to keep up with rapid company growth!
March 2018 marked an unprecedented and historic month for us, adding 10 team members to fuel growing demand for our cybersecurity-as-a-service platform.
“After 11 years of success, it’s time to take Infogressive to the next level,” Our CEO, Justin Kallhoff said. The engineer-turned-entrepreneur built this company from the ground up when he saw a gap in the cybersecurity industry for small and medium-sized businesses. Kallhoff grew this idea using an honest, grassroots approach—making valuable connections in the cybersecurity community and focusing on collaboration in an ever-changing industry.
CEO and founder, Justin Kallhoff, had this to say about Infogressive’s growth:
“After 11 years of success, it’s time to take Infogressive to the next level. I’m excited to have these talented individuals representing the Infogressive name.”
Meet the new Infogressive Team Members:
Chris Currin – VP of Sales
Welcome, Chris! A successful leader in MSSP Sales and Channel, Chris Currin joins us as the new VP of Sales. After 17 years of leading sales, marketing, and channel efforts with Solutionary (now NTT Security), he will bring his years of successes and accomplishments to the table. Chris will provide guidance and leadership for our growing company. His experience in building the sales and marketing teams for Solutionary in a then-emerging industry provide him with an expert perspective that offers tremendous benefits to Infogressive’s team.
According to our CEO, Justin Kallhoff, “Chris joining our team is a game changer.”
Ron Batterton – Security Account Manager
Welcome, Ron! A Husker alum, Ron joins us from Lincoln. Go Big Red! He has more than 10 years at Fiserv where he served as Information Security and Development Operations. Ron comes to us as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional.
It is a privilege to have Ron on our team.
Stephanie Johnson – Customer Liaison
Welcome Stephanie! Stephanie is joining Infogressive in one of the newly-created Liaison positions. She comes to us from right here in our home state, and offers customer service and support experience to our Operations team.
In her time at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, she worked extensively with customer service and client-facing tasks. Most recently, her role with Linkedin allowed her to gain valuable experience working with customer accounts and sales. In her new role at Infogressive, she will help us onboard new clients and partners.
Kim Stokes – Customer Liaison
Welcome Kim! New to our Operations team is Kim. She will be the second new team member to fill our new liaison positions. Kim joins us from here in Lincoln.
Kim brings experience in training and orientation from her time as a Client Specialist at Firespring.
Matthew Knopik – Security Account Manager
Welcome, Matthew! Matthew Knopik comes to us from Minnesota and brings with him plenty of experience in cybersecurity and enterprise software solutions. Most recently, he worked with MainNerve LLC as an Account Manager, but has previously held leadership roles with Digital Defense, Inc. and RedTeam Security. Matthew’s expertise in the industry will be a valuable addition to the Infogressive team.
Sam Sullivan – Security Account Manager
Welcome Sam! Sam Sullivan also joins us from right here in Lincoln – another Husker alum! He has experience in sales, media, and marketing, but he also has a special talent. Sam is a self-published author with several books on the market, including his most recent book, 20th Century.
Eric D’Agostino – Security Account Manager
Welcome Eric! Eric comes to us from right here in our home state and has years of sales experience to offer. Most recently, he held a Sales Executive position at Claritus where he gained valuable skills.
Dustin Statz – Channel Account Manager
We have Dustin joining us from Austin, Texas as a Channel Account Manager. Dustin has nearly 10 years of experience in sales, business development, technology, and information security. Most recently, he served as the Director of Business Development for Sigma Infosec.
We’re excited to have him!
Brian Cerny – Channel Account Manager
Welcome Brian! Brian comes to us from right here in our home state of Nebraska and has lots to offer. Prior to accepting a position with Infogressive, he served as the VP of Channels and Accounts at Ensocare. Before that, Brian had a foot in the IT realm as vCIO at Lutz Tech. His experience across fields will be a valuable addition to our Channel program!
Laura Hitchcock – Channel Marketing Specialist
Laura is joining us this spring after 9 years at AT&T in sales and marketing roles. Most recently, she was the Senior Marketing Manager from 2013 until 2017 in Springfield, MO. Her marketing experience will be a valuable addition to our team as we expand and grow our marketing efforts.
We’re excited to have her joining us here in Lincoln, and can’t wait to see her talents unfold.
October 2017: Infogressive’s team is getting stronger!
Please join us in celebrating our growth as we gain two new members of our Leadership team, and congratulate Heather Lantz on her promotion to Chief Operating Officer. We can’t wait to see where this growth takes us in the future. Justin Kallhoff, Infogressive CEO had this to say:
“We’re lucky to have two seasoned, successful leaders like Todd and Amy join our team at a perfect time. Infogressive continues to experience explosive growth and these two will only accelerate our success. Our entire team is thrilled to have these two difference makers begin their Infogressive careers and join our mission to protect our customers and partners from hackers.”
Heather Lantz – Chief Operating Officer
Congratulations to Heather Lantz! Heather has just been promoted to our newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. She has been with Infogressive since April 2016 in the Director of Sales role.
Before coming to Infogressive she worked for Integrated Marketing Solutions for 20 years. Heather started in an entry-level position. Through the years she improved her skill sets to become the Director of Marketing Communications and Client Relationships, the experience she gained at IMS has provided her a great foundation to be able to be flexible to assist in almost any challenge or situation but yet have a process focused mind to figure out the best way to make things happen.
Heather is most excited to begin to serve the people of Infogressive and our clients. Operations is a role that is the hub of success for our company and will become more and more important as we grow. She plans to focus on automation of processes and integration of tools. Heather explains, her time at IMS taught her to measure everything no matter how insignificant because you never know what correlation or trend you will discover.
Heather is dedicated to continue learning about the cybersecurity industry, “it is truly fascinating and something I had never been exposed to. I am also excited to become nationally known for protecting our clients. A close second is the potential that Infogressive has to succeed. A lot of people have worked very hard to set Infogressive up for major growth and success and to help make that to come to fruition really excites me.”
Heather has been a tremendous asset to the Infogressive team and we are excited for our future with her as our COO.
Amy Luby – Vice President of Channel Sales
Welcome Amy Luby! A successful entrepreneur and leader in the Global IT Services Channel, Amy joins Infogressive in the newly created position of Vice President of Channel Sales. In her role, Amy will establish and grow the company’s Channel strategy, while driving a national expansion into the MSP Channel.
Amy brings 22 years of experience in the IT Services Channel to the Infogressive brand. Most recently Amy worked at Erbs Technology Services, a large VAR in the Midwest as Senior Vice President of Operations to help them pivot into an MSP model. Prior to that she held senior Channel positions at JetStream Networks, MailProtector, Trend Micro, and SYNNEX Corporation.
Amy is also a proven entrepreneur and pioneer in the IT services industry having founded and built one of the first Managed Services Providers (MSPs) in the country. She then expanded that into one of the first Master MSPs, defining that business model in the process.
Amy’s successes in the Channel have not gone unnoticed. She is the recipient of numerous Channel awards including: CRN Channel Chief, MSP Mentor Top 250 Influencers, MSP Mentor Top 100 Global MSPs, SMB Nation’s SMB 150, and COMPTIA’s Industry Leadership Award.
Todd Osborn – Vice President of Sales
Congratulations Todd Osborn! Todd joins Infogressive in the newly created position of Vice President of Sales.
Within the last three years, Todd was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for a consumer data company LocateSmarter focusing on providing accurate consumer data to the debt collection industry. After leaving LocateSmarter, he started a sales and marketing company StartNewCo igniting companies ranging from refurbished cubes, data analytics, urban clothing to metal buildings and components that he recently left as their GM of Sales to take on the role of Vice President of Sales for Infogressive.
Todd looks forward to leading and mentoring a dominant sales team through a process, expertise, and passion resulting in global dominance in the Cybersecurity Industry. Todd is excited to work with an experienced team that has demonstrated passion and compassion for Infogressive.