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Leadership Team

Greg Gonzalez - President and CEO

Greg provides strategic leadership for SQL Sentry and is intimately involved with the product design and development.

Greg founded InterCerve in 1997, a successful Microsoft-focused application development and hosting services provider. He created the SQL Sentry business unit in 2004, initially to help InterCerve’s hosting team combat the pain they were experiencing trying to manage over 50 SQL Servers for hosting clients. The first product, Event Manager, worked so well that a new division was created to continue developing and marketing the software.

InterCerve’s hosting division saw strong growth every year until it was acquired by Peak 10 in 2006. This move has enabled Greg and his talented technical team to focus their energies on SQL Sentry software ever since, with dramatic results.

Previous experience includes technology consulting for various Fortune 500 companies, and application development and management for Baxter Healthcare Corporation.

Greg has a BA in Business Psychology from Miami University in Oxford, OH.

Ken Teeter - Executive Vice President

Ken provides strategic direction for SQL Sentry’s sales and marketing efforts, and manages the financial and operational areas of the organization.

Prior to co-founding SQL Sentry, Ken led the sales, marketing, and financial initiatives for InterCerve's hosting and development services. Previous experience includes consulting services in the travel and tourism industry, and engineering, sales, and managerial responsibilities at Valassis Communications.

Ken holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC and an MBA from Wichita State University in Wichita, KS.

Nick Harshbarger - Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Nick is responsible for leading SQL Sentry's worldwide sales and marketing efforts. With over 25 years of sales and sales management experience in various high technology industries, Nick's responsibility is to guide the rapid growth of the SQL Sentry sales organization and its strategies.

Prior to joining SQL Sentry, Nick was Vice President of National & Strategic Accounts for Dictaphone - Healthcare Division. Previous experience includes sales management positions with Computer Associates, NEC Computer USA, Tegra Varityper, and Heath/Zenith Computer Systems.

Nick holds a BA degree in Economics from University of Dayton in Dayton, OH.

Brooke Philpott - Director, Software Development

Brooke has led the development team for SQL Sentry software products since the company's inception. His strengths in multi-threaded programming, visual component development, network programming, and database development have been instrumental to the success of SQL Sentry software.

Prior to joining SQL Sentry, Brooke developed desktop and internet applications for the Windows platform with Norman Technologies.

Brooke holds a BS degree in Mathematics from Davidson College in Davidson, NC.

Kevin Kline - Director, Engineering Services

Kevin is responsible for expanding SQL Sentry's technical sales and marketing initiatives and is also heavily involved in product design activities.

Kevin is a renowned database expert and software industry veteran, a long-time Microsoft SQL Server MVP and noted leader in the IT industry. Kevin is a founder and former president of PASS and the author of popular IT books like SQL in a Nutshell. Kevin is also a top-rated speaker at industry trade shows worldwide.

Prior to joining SQL Sentry, Kevin was Technical Strategy Manager at Quest Software, where his product designs won numerous awards. Previous experience includes acting as Manager of Information Architecture at Deloitte, Research Scientist for the US Army Missile Command, and Database Specialist for NASA.

Kevin holds a BSBA in Management Information Systems from University of Alabama in Huntsville, AL.

Justin Randall - Director, Professional Services

Justin leads the Professional Services Organization, established in response to a growing demand from customers seeking to maximize their investment in SQL Sentry software. The Professional Services Organization provides clients with consulting and training services focused on configuring and tuning SQL Sentry, and performance monitoring and optimization using the software.

Justin has the distinction of being one of SQL Sentry's first customers in 2004. He was a long-time client as a Senior Database Engineer at Ceridian and Telular before joining the SQL Sentry team in 2011. Other experience includes Project Manager at UPS, Data Analyst at The Coca-Cola Company, and Data Administrator for the US Coast Guard.

Justin holds a BS in Government from U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London CT, and an MS in Communications Systems Management from Naval Post-Graduate School in Monterey CA.

Jason Hall - Director, Product Mangagement

Jason leads SQL Sentry's Product Management team, which is responsible for managing product design, development, and delivery. Jason specializes in new and existing product enhancement for SQL Sentry Performance Advisor, Event Manager, and Plan Explorer. For many years Jason was the go-to support point for all things SQL Sentry!

Prior to joining SQL Sentry in 2006, Jason served as a software architect for Wachovia Bank’s online banking system. Previous experience includes application and web development for Sara Lee and JC Penney, and network administration for Wachovia Bank.

Jason’s interest in technology goes back to training on client/server networking and other communications systems for the US Army, where he was also privileged to spend a year on tour with the 82nd Airborne Division's "All American" Chorus.

Steven Wright - Director, Quality Assurance

Steve directs the quality assurance and documentation initiatives at SQL Sentry. He holds MCSD, MCDBA, OCDBA 8i, and IT Project+ certifications.

Prior to joining SQL Sentry in 2005, Steve developed and presented web based training courses for Wachovia Bank. Previous experience includes education positions at Techskills and Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools.

Steve holds a BS degree in Comprehensive Science and Minors in Astrophysics and Classical Studies from Villanova University in Villanova, PA.

Brad Henry - Director, Marketing

Brad Henry is the Director of Marketing for SQL Sentry. His focus includes marketing strategy, market research, analytics, digital strategy, and brand communications.

Prior to joining SQL Sentry, Brad served as the Director of Digital Marketing Services for Beacon Technologies where he worked with a broad range of businesses from ecommerce to B2B. During his time at Beacon he architected an advanced attribution system allowing multi-channel retailers to properly attribute offline revenue to digital advertising for more accurate marketing ROI.

Previous experience includes 12+ years of digital analytics, organic strategy, ecommerce, conversion optimization, and digital advertising.

Brad holds a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Scott Allison - Director, Sales

Scott leads the SQL Sentry Sales and Account Management teams with responsibility for growing the global business. Scott specializes in technology and solution selling with strategic accounts. He is focused on execution of the sales process and strategy to partner with new clients.

Prior to joining SQL Sentry Scott was a Senior Advisor for Iron Mountain. His 15 years of experience include previously held positions in Business Operations Consulting, Product Management and Software Sales.

Scott has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA.

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