The NexusTek Management Team brings deep industry knowledge and proven experience to the table. A focus on continuous improvement and professional management results in IT solutions that improve our client’s businesses.
J Michael Jenner
Chief Executive Officer
As CEO of NexusTek, Mike Jenner provides guidance to the leadership team, focused on the strategic growth of NexusTek and expansion into new markets. Mike brings more than 25 years’ experience in outsourcing, managed services, software and IT to the NexusTek team.
As CEO of the ILLUMEN Group prior to joining NexusTek in 2015, Mike helped the Denver firm build a substantial portfolio of clients and establish a strong presence with community organizations and industry leaders. Before ILLUMEN, Mike led a team of more than 2,000 IT professionals and staff for Trizetto Inc.’s Services Division and spent nearly two decades as a senior executive at the helm of AT&T’s multi-billion dollar Enterprise Networking business. A Cornell University graduate, Mike received a bachelor’s degree in economics and statistics.
Chief Financial Officer
As CFO of NexusTek, Corey Sisler is responsible for all financial and tax reporting, liquidity management, strategy and M&A due diligence for the company. With more than 15 years of strategic leadership in finance, Corey spent the last 10 as CFO for mid-market private equity backed companies in energy and oil and gas.
Corey began his career as a combat leader in the US Army and moved to management and IT consulting with KPMG where he advised Fortune 500 and Federal government clients. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Certified Financial Manager, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and a Licensed International Financial Analyst. Corey has undergraduate degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance and accounting and an MBA from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Chief Revenue Officer
As Chief Revenue Officer of NexusTek, Mike Hamuka is responsible for revenue growth, marketing, sales strategy and execution. During Mike’s career as a sales leader and strategist, he has led his teams to generate over $20B in revenue in the technology sector. Mike has over 20 years of experience in IT outsourcing & managed services and has worked for some of the largest service providers in the world.
Prior to joining NexusTek as Vice President of Growth Segment Sales for DXC, Mike led the Americas region where his team was responsible for driving approximately $1B in annual revenue. Previously to DXC, he spent much of his career at IBM, and later Wipro, leading teams to drive higher value for clients through thoughtful engagement and insights. Mike is a graduate of the IBM Strategic Conversations Program, a comprehensive program in partnership with the Harvard Business School, as well as IBM Management School and Master Deal Maker program.
Kristen A. Noftsger
Executive Vice President of M&A and Integrations
As Executive Vice President, Integration Office, Kristen Aleksa Noftsger brings extensive technology experience to NexusTek with more than 27 years in IT and Consulting Services. Kristen is an accomplished, results-oriented, technology executive skilled in growing and developing teams and managing complex, cross-company strategic initiatives to successful outcomes. At NexusTek, Kristen also held the position of EVP of Operations, with responsibility for service delivery in the Denver and Phoenix markets.
Prior to NexusTek, as the Vice President of Consulting Services at TriZetto, Kristen was responsible for the operations and consulting teams, leading an organization of more than 400 team members as they delivered consulting and IT services to the healthcare industry. Kristen earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Vermont, a master’s degree in health science/health policy from Johns Hopkins University, and has completed executive level management coursework at UC Berkeley and Columbia University. Kristen was recently recognized as a C-Suite Honoree by the Denver Business Journal for her work on company culture at NexusTek, and for her community and philanthropic involvement.
Executive Vice President of Operations
As NexusTek’s Executive VP of Operations, Bob directs the entire cloud and premise-based service delivery force of more than 200 engineers, technicians, and client service representatives. Bob came to NexusTek through its merger with Cal Net Technology Group, a 150-person IT managed services company based in Los Angeles, California. At Cal Net, Bob served as VP of the Managed Services organization where he was responsible for all aspects of delivering high-quality managed services to Cal Net’s 600+ clients.
Bob carries more than 30 years of top-tier management experience in operations, sales, and finance, and brings a mature and respected perspective to the NexusTek executive leadership team. Bob earned his bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts & Sciences from the University of Illinois, and has completed numerous graduate and executive training courses while working at General Motors, Arrow Electronics, and Microsoft.
Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President, Product Management
As CTO and SVP Product Management, Randy Nieves is responsible for product and solution development, technology direction, enablement and training. Randy brings more than 28 years of leadership to the table with a broad base of technical engineering, design, operational, consulting, and logistics skills. Randy has helped identify and launch NexusTek’s future products and services, using industry best practices and guidelines such as ITIL and Agile. Responsible for the entire product lifecycle management process, Randy and his team work with partners to develop industry-disruptive and profitable offerings.
Prior to NexusTek, Randy was the CTO at Cal Net Technology Group responsible for product and services. In his 12 years at Cal Net, he held positions building and leading IT consulting and NOC teams. Prior to Cal Net, Randy spent 15 years in the software industry focused on ERP and web solutions for the K12 school food service market, implementing solutions in the top school districts in the country. Randy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern Mississippi, holds several technical certifications including CSSA, CSSP and ITIL v3, has industry compliance experience such as PCI/HIPPA/GDPR/ITAR. Randy also has may years’ hands-on engineering experience across a wide array of technology and operating systems including Private and Public cloud, network and storage infrastructure, virtualization, wireless, firewalls, DR services, Security software and even point of sale systems.
SENIOR LEADERSHIP – OPERATIONS & PRODUCT
Senior Vice President, Advanced Services
Senior Vice President, Cloud Services
Vice President, Program Management
Vice President, Technology
SENIOR LEADERSHIP – SALES
Vice President, Sales - Mountain Region
Vice President, Sales - Western Region
Vice President, Sales - Northeast Region
SENIOR LEADERSHIP – FINANCE, ACCOUNTING & HR
Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis
Vice President, Human Resources
Corporate Controller - West
Finance Integration Manager & Controller
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
J Michael Jenner joined NexusTek as CEO in 2015. Mike provides guidance to the leadership team, focused on the strategic growth of NexusTek and expansion into new markets. Mike brings more than 25 years’ experience in outsourcing, managed services, software and IT to the NexusTek team. As CEO of the ILLUMEN Group prior to joining NexusTek in 2015, Mike helped the Denver firm build a substantial portfolio of clients and establish a strong presence with community organizations and industry leaders. Before ILLUMEN, Mike led a team of more than 2,000 IT professionals and staff for Trizetto Inc.’s Services Division and spent nearly two decades as a senior executive at the helm of AT&T’s multi-billion dollar Enterprise Networking business. A Cornell University graduate, Mike received a bachelor’s degree in economics and statistics.
Jeff Kaplan is a tenured IT and telecommunication industry veteran. Jeff comes to NexusTek through the acquisition of Breakthrough Technology Group, a premier Cloud Services provider and AT&T Channel Partner. Prior to founding Breakthrough Technology Group in 2007, Jeff served as the National Director of Complex Solutions at AT&T where he led a nationwide organization that helped Fortune 2000 clients address complex networking needs such as IT / telecom convergence, stadium construction and application hosting. Jeff received his MBA from Pace University – Lubin School of Business.
Brian St. Jean joined Abry in 2005. He has originated, supervised and sold numerous companies in Abry’s targeted areas. Areas of focus have included data centers, cybersecurity, business services and human capital management. Brian has led a variety of Abry’s investments in the communications & managed services sectors, including Hosted Solutions, Sentrum Data Centers, Basefarm, Datapipe, NuSpire, Stack Path, and Breakthrough Technology Group. Prior to joining Abry, Brian was a manager in PricewaterhouseCoopers’s mergers and acquisitions group focusing on the entertainment, media and communications industries. He is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island with high distinction.
James Scola joined Abry in 2010. He has diligenced, supervised, financed and sold numerous companies in Abry’s targeted sectors, with areas focus including communications, marketing services, software and business services. In the managed services and communications sectors, James’ experience includes roles on Abry’s investments in Telx, e-shelter, Emerging Markets Communications, and Grande Communications. Prior to joining Abry, James was a member of the Technology Group at Credit Suisse. He graduated summa cum laude from the Liberal Arts Honors Program at Providence College in 2008.
Avery Zuck joined Abry in 2016. He is responsible for analyzing new investments, working with portfolio companies and supporting sale transactions. Prior to joining Abry, Avery was a member of the investment team at Bain Capital Credit, where he was involved in a variety of control equity, mezzanine and senior debt investments. Previously, he was an investment banking analyst at City Capital Advisors. Avery graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2011.
David Coneway joined Abry in 2017. He is responsible for analyzing new investments, working with portfolio companies and supporting sale transactions. Prior to joining Abry, he worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Deutsche Bank focusing on the technology industry. David graduated from Princeton University, where he earned an A.B. in Politics and was a member of the men’s track and field team. He is originally from Sofia, Bulgaria.