Who We Are

Leadership

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.”

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Tim McAndrew, Chief Operating Officer

As COO, Tim is responsible for the management of day-to-day operations as well as piloting strategic direction and initiatives. He oversees everything from finance and human resources to contracts and marketing. Tim joined BNC’s leadership team in 2011.Prior to his time at BNC, Tim was COO for an organization of over 300 employees with similar operational oversight. He held a variety of leadership roles in the Time Warner organization, managing businesses in the US, UK and Australia. He also started and ran his own small business, which he sold in 2011. Tim holds a BS in Finance from the University of Maryland.

Hometown: Atlantic City, NJ

Weekend Amusement: Tim is an avid cyclist who loves to travel.

Quote to live by: “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

Tech Tip: “When in doubt, reboot.”

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Ryan Becwar, Director of Engineering Services

Ryan is the Director of Engineering for BNC. He manages the Denver engineering team and support staff, and works closely with the recruitment and sales teams.Ryan started with BNC in late 2005 as a junior engineer in BNC’s mentor program. He became a Systems Engineer after completing all program requirements and obtaining the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certification. Ryan continued to grow in experience and expertise and was promoted to Senior Systems Engineer and then Senior Technical Lead after obtaining his VMware Certified Professional certification.Ryan was promoted to his current role as the Director of Engineering in 2013. Ryan graduated from the University of Colorado at Denver.

Hometown: Golden, CO

Weekend Amusement: Spending time with family, Krav Maga, gastronomy, cars, traveling, and of course technology.

Quote to live by: “It’s impossible to fail if you don’t quit.”

Tech Tip: “If at first you don’t succeed, call BNC.”

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James Archer, Corporate Recruiting Manager

As the Corporate Recruiting Manager, James is responsible for talent identification and acquisition, onboarding and employee engagement. James’ recruiting experience includes corporate recruiting, executive search, agency recruiting, RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) and staffing. He has been with BNC since 2015 and holds a BA from the University of Colorado.

Hometown: Conway, AR

Weekend Amusement: Snowboarding, Fishing & Off-Roading

Quote to live by: “Fortune favors the bold.”

Tech Tip: “Keyword load your resume/online profiles.”

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Jeff Lingle, Solutions Architect

Jeff Lingle acts as Solutions Architect for BNC. He works with new and existing clients to troubleshoot issues, identify pain points and build custom solutions for any budget, time frame and available resources. Clients greatly respect and admire Jeff’s transparent proposal style and say that his laid back approach sets him apart.Jeff has worked in business-to-business IT since 2000. He has experience with everything from project management to implementing complex network solutions. He doesn’t just sell, he understands technology and has hands on experience. Jeff holds a BA from Biola University.

Hometown: Long Beach, CA

Weekend Amusement: Swimming, biking, or running as prep for Triathlons. Jeff tries to complete at least one ½ Ironman each year and usually does 2 to 4 open water swims each summer.

Quote to live by: “One day at a time.”

Tech Tip: “Always use two-factor authentication on all your Cloud Apps.”

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Bridget Towt, Client Services Director

As the Client Services Director, Bridget is responsible for customer service and scheduling. She is also acts as an encouraging cheerleader to our engineers and customer liaison. Bridget worked with BNC from 2007 to 2010 and returned to the company in 2012. She gained her customer relationship experience while working in the hospitality industry for several years and holds a Master’s degree.

Hometown: Utica, NY

Weekend Amusement: Whatever the kids want to do. Snowboard, read, cook.

Quote to live by: “Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.” – Kurt Vonnegut

Tech Tip: “Let the experts do their thing.”

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