AHEAD Founded
Converged Infrasturcture Practice
Launched Consulting Line of Business, Automation Practice
ServiceNow Practice; Data Blue Founded
Expanded to H/CI
AWS Practice
First Version of Digital Delivery Platform
Azure Practice
AHEAD Merges with Data Blue, Sovereign Systems, Link, and Platform Consulting

We grew up in the data center, founded in 2007. And we still have deep infrastructure expertise. But as the market has changed, we’ve always invested ahead of the curve.

In November of 2019, we completed our merger with Data Blue and Sovereign Systems, creating a powerhouse combination with more than $1.3 billion in annual revenues.

The AHEAD Team show me every time that they care about our well-being and want to make sure we succeed on all fronts. I truly feel they are a partner and not a vendor.

Dan Kirkwood
Director, Global IT Hosting and Operations Group

AHEAD Leadership

Daniel Adamany


Stephen Ayoub


Eric Kaplan

Chief Technology Officer

Michael Hoehne

Chief People Officer

Tim Frank

EVP of Sales, Central US and East

Chris McMillen

EVP of Sales, US South and Southwest

Andrew Szafran

Chief Financial Officer

Tom Pohlmann

CMO & EVP, Customer Success

Peter Theodore

Chief Admin Officer

Sue Kissel

VP of Finance

Jamie Nack

VP of Alliances

Diva Neims

Director of Human Resources

Gina Ehrlich

Director of IT

Our Credentials

Our Awards

AWS Premier Consulting Partner

Authorized AWS Public Sector Partner

AWS Storage, DevOps, and EUC Competencies

70+ AWS Specialists and 50+ AWS Certifications

Gold Partner – Application Development, Cloud Platform, Data Analytics, and Data Platform

Silver Partner – DevOps, Security


Titanium Partner

350+ certifications

Member of Dell Technologies Technical Advisory Board

Premier Tier Partner

500+ certifications

3 Master Services Competencies


Premier Tier Partner

Advanced Architecture Specializations in Data Center, Enterprise Networks, and Security

Gold Tier Services and Sales Partner

215+ certifications

Titanium Partner President’s Circle

Go Big-Win Partner of the Year (Data Center)

2019 Cisco Partner of the Year

2019 AppDynamics Partner of the Year – Americas

2019 HashiCorp Partner of the Year

2018 Puppet Channel Partner of the Year