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Meet Vertisys

Executives
Matt Baldwin - President
Matt Baldwin, President

After managing the service department of Applied Computer Technologies for 4 years, Matt founded Vertisys Corp in 1992, expanding the business to over 20 employees in 2014. Matt studied music at Jacksonville State University, and currently holds certifications for Microsoft, HP, Dell and Autonomy. Matt’s expertise revolves around Enterprise Content Management (ECM), with over 20 years experience in that arena, and leverages that knowledge to create unique solutions for his clients.

Christi Baldwin - Vice President
Christi Baldwin, Vice President

Christi S. Baldwin is Vice President of Vertisys Corporation and is wife of Matt Baldwin. She is a graduate of Georgia State University with a BBA in CIS. She is also a graduate of Mercer certified to teach Middle Grades Mathematics. At Vertisys, she works in Administration including accounting and programming tasks.

Ann Sanders - Controller
Ann Sanders, Controller

Ann began her career at Applied Computer Technologies/PC Warehouse. Employed at first as a courier, Ann quickly worked her way into the accounting department and then into a management position. When Vertisys was founded in 1992, Ann accepted new owner Matt Baldwin’s offer to become its Controller, and has held that position ever since. Ann oversees all aspects of Vertisys Corp Accounting Department, as well as coordinating the activities of the Vertisys Technical Support team.

Accounting Department
Christy Martin - Accounting/Sales Assistant

Christy began her career at Vertisys in 2002, performing various duties as she continued her education, ultimately earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Kennesaw State University. Christy started in the accounting department at Vertisys, and currently also works as a Sales Assistant. In addition to those duties, Christy also acts as a Special Assistant to Matt Baldwin, the President of Vertisys, responsible for the completion of special projects, as assigned by Matt.

Sales Department
Debra Cohen - Account Manager
Debra Cohen, Account Manager

Debra Cohen began her sales career selling audio-visual equipment and computer graphics solutions.  For the last 28 years she has been selling IT solutions, 21 of which have been for Vertisys Corp.  As an Account Executive, Debra is responsible for managing current client relationships and developing new ones.  These responsibilities include researching and recommending effective IT solutions for each individual client environment, quoting and purchasing IT equipment and software, maintaining and developing vendor relationships, assisting in the planning and coordination of project implementation and most importantly, general customer service.

Tim McKenna - Account Manager

Tim joined Vertisys in 2016 as an Account Manager.  Tim began his sales career over 12 years ago in the steel industry, handling contract-sized customers as in inside sales rep, but in an account management type role. Tim brings with him the experience of customer relationship building and maintaining, and solution finding to customer issues and problems. He is a graduate of Auburn University, and holds a degree in Business Management.

Service Department
Brandon Frizie - Network Engineer

Brandon most recently worked for Think IT Solutions, a small IT consulting firm, as a Network Engineer. He has 10 years of experience overseeing the installation, configuration and maintenance of network information systems. Brandon studied Information Systems at Chattahoochee Technical College. Brandon is responsible for assisting clients with the installation of new hardware, systems, and software for networks. He installs, configure, and maintain network services, equipment and devices.

Danny Brown- Network Engineer

Danny most recently worked for ISG Technology as a Senior Systems Engineer specializing in Storage and Virtualization. He has twenty years’ experience in the IT field and exposure to an extremely broad base of technologies. Danny currently holds numerous certifications from EMC, HP, VMware, Microsoft, NimbleStorage, RedHat as well as CompTIA Security+. He has always loved technology and is constantly striving to expand his knowledge and expertise.

Jason Ireland - IT Support Analyst

Jason holds a degree from Bryant and Stratton College in Syracuse, NY with a major in Information Technology.   He most recently worked as an IT Manager for Balfour Beatty Construction, joining Vertisys in 2013. Jason provides a wide range of both hardware and software support and works with both desktop and server level issues. With 13 years of IT experience, he is proficient at providing outstanding customer support to Vertisys clients

Jerry Haynes - IT Support Analyst

Jerry worked as the Service Coordinator and Procurement Agent for a local IT integrator prior to joining Vertisys in 1999. He has over 20 years of Network Administration and IT consulting experience. Jerry provides hardware and software support in both the workstation and server environment. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University and Black Hawk College. He also holds certifications in Project Management for IS/IT Professional and Mastering Project Management from Villanova University. “It is incumbent upon us all at Vertisys to seize any and all opportunities entrusted to us by our clients to provide them with unsurpassed service with integrity”.

John Pesek - Level II/III Systems Engineer

Born in San Francisco and raised in Florida, John’s background is equally diverse. As a graduate of Auburn University and with a previous career in professional kitchens, he has been working in technology since 1999. From customer satisfaction to systems or documentation.

Malcolm Garstin - Senior Enigneer

Malcolm has been working for managed service providers for over 11 years in Georgia and has been working with virtualization and automation since the infancy stages. Malcolm has been building computers since he was 10 years old and built his first website with a 28.8k modem in html from scratch. He has a B.A. in Philosophy from Ava Maria University in Florida.

Mark Vanover- Systems Engineer

Prior to joining the Vertisys team, Mark worked for First Cherokee State Bank as a network engineer. He has over 20 years in Network administration/engineering and supporting network infrastructure, servers, phones, and other equipment. Mark holds a 2012 server MCSA.

Matt Southwell - IT Support Analyst

Prior to joining the Vertisys team, Matt spent five years at Wandering WiFi, a division of AirWatch, with the last two of those years as the lead technician for over 2,000 WiFi hotspots throughout the US and Canada utilizing a blend of HP, SonicWALL, Cisco and other technologies. At Vertisys, Matt is focused primarily on data security, business continuity, and disaster recovery, in addition to handling any technical issues that come his way. Matt studied English at Kennesaw State University.

Mike Couch - IT Support Analyst

Mike most recently worked as the Helpdesk Supervisor for Cobb EMC.  He has over 10 years of experience with Hardware/Software support and Network Administration.   He served 8 years in the United States Marine Corps as an Information Specialist .  Mike received his certification from the Marine Corps Communications and Electronics School in 29 Palms, California.

Ron Long - IT Support Analyst

Ron was in the Army after high school where he repaired cryptographic equipment. He then began his IT career repairing computers and setting up basic networks. He has worked with Microsoft products since the days of DOS. Also attained a NetWare Master CNE certification in 1991, and has been involved in resolving issues from the desktop level to remote connectivity, servers, LANS, WANs, and email systems. He has worked as a Systems Administrator for a bank and a technology company that produces virtual training systems for militaries and police forces around the world. He was also a consultant for a worldwide medical software company.

Scott Key - IT Support Analyst

Scott comes to the Vertisys team with over 7 years of experience in IT sales, implementation and hardware/software support. Scott is currently enrolled at Gwinnett Technical College working towards his Associate’s Degree as a Networking Specialist with a concentration in Microsoft systems. He is a member of the Gwinnett Tech chapter of the Association for Information Technology Professionals and enjoys exploring new technologies, not just computers.

Terry Brookshire - IT Support Analyst

Terry joins the Vertisys team after spending the last several years in the broadcast media industry, working for a local television station. He was responsible for maintaining the systems the distributed the channel to cable providers. At Vertisys, Terry is focusing on ensuring customers have daily server backups, as well as keeping workstations and server current on Windows patches and anti-virus. He also provides general support for all Vertisys customers.