Leadership Team

Joe Kelly, Chief Executive Officer

Joe founded Business Network Consulting, Ltd. in 1997 and expanded the business to Texas via an acquisition in 2007. Joe has grown BNC to be one of the top 100 privately-held companies based in Colorado and has been recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing companies in the nation for five consecutive years.

Splitting his time between Dallas and Denver, Joe is a passionate entrepreneur who is constantly looking to leverage technology to make it easier for organizations to do business.

  • Hometown: Denver, CO
  • Weekend Amusement: Joe enjoys traveling, fishing, and golfing.
  • Quote to live by: “Customer service always comes first.”
  • Tech Tip: “Don’t open emails from strangers.”

Kevin France, Chief Operating Officer

As COO, Kevin is responsible for the management of day-to-day operations as well as piloting strategic direction and initiatives. He oversees everything from operations and human resources to contracts and marketing.

Kevin’s professional experience includes leading tech-based organizations at a senior level and developing strategic partnerships to implement technologies that can be integrated into the private sector, including development of multiple patents. Kevin holds an MBA, graduating with honors from Regis University, and a BSc in Business Administration and Communications from the University of Colorado.

  • Hometown: Santa Maria, CA
  • Weekend Amusement: Outdoor activities – golfing, tennis, and strumming a bit on the guitar
  • Quote to live by: “When people focus on themselves rather than on their impact, lots of activity and effort get wasted on the wrong things.” – Arbinger Institute
  • Tech Tip: Keep software updates current.
Ray Champagne - BNC

Ray Champagne, IT Services Manager

Ray is the IT Services Manager at BNC. He is responsible for the BNC Service Desk operations, as well as managing the Dallas engineering team and our sister business, Legal Workspace.

Ray started his career in IT as a software developer and parlayed his passion for directing high-functioning teams into a career in IT management. Prior to arriving at BNC in 2022, he ran the IT operations for both public and private companies. Ray is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, holding a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics.

  • Hometown: Hampton Falls, NH
  • Weekend Amusement: Road tripping in the summer, watching the NFL in the winter, and whatever technology side project he’s got going on at the time.
  • Quote to live by: “Control today, release yesterday and set your sights on tomorrow.”
  • Tech Tip: When submitting support tickets, screenshots and error messages are your friend!
Shaun Catlin BNC

Shaun Catlin, IT Services Manager

Shaun is the IT Services Manager at BNC. He is responsible for the Dallas engineering team, it’s clients and customers in the Texas region.  Shaun started his career in IT as an Engineer in law firms and has since progressed to directing and managing large teams. Prior to arriving at BNC in 2024, he was performing day to day operations for small MSPs in the Atlanta market and acted as vCIO for many companies.  Shaun holds board positions at various non-profits in the Atlanta area.  He is fluent in Thai and English and has A2 fluency in French and Spanish.  Shaun is a graduate of KSU in Business Administration and holds a MBA in Cyber Security from Harvard Extension School.

  • Hometown: Atlanta, GA
  • Weekend Amusement: Long hikes on the Appalachian Trail, finding out of the way waterfalls, traveling to remote beaches, and anywhere there’s amazing food.
  • Quote to live by: Burn the boats. Commit to your dreams with such conviction that retreat is not an option, and success becomes your only path forward.
  • Tech Tip: Regularly update your passwords and use a password manager to keep track of them. This simple habit can significantly enhance your digital security and protect your online identity.

Tim Carter, VP of Sales & Marketing

Tim has been in the technology sector for over 25 years leading teams selling Cloud Computing, SAAS,  Data Center, IT Solutions/Software, Security and Professional Services to the enterprise and public sector markets. 

  • Hometown: Paducah, KY
  • Weekend Amusement: I enjoy Tennis and Pickleball
  • Quote to live by: “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” -Nelson Mandela
  • Tech tip: The security of your company starts with you.

Kenny Morris, Sales Manager

Kenny has dedicated his professional life to helping business accelerate their growth through technology. Kenny’s career started in the advertising technology space, where he quickly found a passion for technology that powered the world. Kenny has worked with Fortune 100 companies to SMBs across various verticals and is always chasing the next best technology to bring to market to better serve his customers.

  • Hometown: New Orleans,LA
  • Weekend Amusement: Cooking something new, golfing, spending time with family
  • Quote to live by: “In the pursuit of excellence, there is no finish line.”
  • Tech tip: Hammers void warranties.
Kellie Krieg - BNC Finance Manager

Kelli Krieg, Finance Manager

Kelli is a seasoned finance/accounting professional with over 3 decades of experience in managing financial operations and guiding strategic financial decisions. Her expertise lies in budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis, and risk management. She is known for her meticulous attention to detail, analytical mindset, and ability to drive financial performance that align with BNC’s goals and objectives.

  • Hometown: Dallas, TX
  • Weekend Amusement: Maximizing Points/Miles, nature walks, volunteering with animal rescues and spending time with family.
  • Quote to live by: “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”
  • Tech tip: If all else fails, just turn it off and on again.  It’s the universal solution to all technical problems, right?
Will Edmonson, marketing manager BNC

Will Edmonson, Marketing Manager

Will touts over 15 years of marketing experience, coming from the agency world into his role at BNC as an in-house marketer. His background focuses on digital marketing with experience in SEO, paid search, and content strategy. From optimizing our website’s performance to harnessing the power of digital advertising, Will is instrumental in propelling BNC forward. 

  • Hometown: Shreveport, LA
  • Weekend Amusement: Movie theaters, local arcade meetups, road trips, and walking on trails 
  • Quote to live by: “A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” -FDR
  • Tech tip: Learn keyboard shortcuts, especially for browsers.