Gary Farnam has worked for over 35 years in the field of information technology. He started at the bottom and worked his way up to a company presidency. One half of his career was spent in operations and the other half in sales and marketing. He has worked for major corporations such as IBM and he has been on the ground floor of start-ups. Gary has spent over nine years consulting for firms as diverse as Boeing and the Long Beach Grand Prix. Given his background, he brings a unique perspective to a wide range of businesses and their various components and because of this he has been asked to guest lecture to the advanced business classes at several universities.
Additionally, Gary has been active in running and organizing numerous non-profit organizations and has sat on seven board of directors.
Bob has over 30 years of experience in the field of database technology supporting business and government. As a certified IBM System Science Engineer, he has built systems for the US Army, hospitals, insurance and manufacturing companies, school systems, and state government. The scope of these systems include such diverse applications as personnel management, financial management, insurance billing and processing, lab information management, asset and material management, and many more.
He has also been a managing partner for both a travel agency and a vineyard/winery with responsibility for web presence, financials and personnel. Having written dozens of integration platforms, Bob has a very unique understanding for how a wide range of busnesses function and their special needs.
With over 25 years experience in content management that includes marketing fulfillment, direct mail, and database management, Chris has developed and executed multi-channel marketing and communication strategies for some of the largest Corporations in America. In his role as head of business development, his passion is leveraging his successful knowledge and experience that has been implemented by large national and international companies, to local businesses looking to increase growth, revenue and ROI though digital marketing and database solutions.
Educated at two of the top branding and design universities in the country and with 20 years of experience, Paul Ruettgers is a leading expert in emotional branding and has won numerous brand communication design awards over his career.
A creative leader in the branding industry for nearly twenty years, Paul is among the few multi-disciplinary creative directors whose experience includes the development of award-winning campaigns across traditional, interactive and emerging media platforms. Paul is an inventive and creative thinker that continues to find new ways to make the consumer brand experience unique and engaging.