Our Team

Don Gulling

Don Gulling

President

Don is an experienced IT professional, project manager and system architect with over 20 years of experience in the IT field. Don began his IT career in 1987, working as an application programmer for a company providing ad agencies and publishers with customized word processing and ad creation software. An interesting fact about Don that you may not know - his first IT job involved working with a combination of the newest and oldest technology, and he frequently worked with paper tape readers, 8" floppy disks - and also ultra-high-resolution digital imaging equipment.

Over the past 14 years, Don has worked with clients in a wide array of industries - including Insurance, Banking, Medical, Government, Distribution, Transportation, and Education. Don has pursued ongoing technical education, as well as additional project management and system design training. Don is a trained and certified VoIP system designer with 12 years of experience working with VoIP for business and government. Don has extensive system design and project management experience with IT projects of all kinds - including server virtualization, application customization, network infrastructure, wireless networking, document management, storage-area-networking, and unified communications.

Outside of work, Don enjoys spending time with his family more than anything. Don and his wife Michelle have two sons, David and Sean.

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John Childers

John Childers

Vice President

As Vice President of Verteks Consulting, John has numerous responsibilities on both the consulting and operations sides of the organization. John has been with Verteks Consulting for more than 10 years and in that time has managed hundreds of successful IT projects.

John is a Microsoft Certified Professional and has experience collaborating with clients from a wide range of industries, including State and Local Government, Insurance, Banking, Manufacturing, Medical and Distribution. John is an accomplished project manager and has managed projects covering a wide array of technology disciplines, including VoIP, Server Virtualization, Wide Area Networking, Wireless Network Infrastructure, and Network Security.

John graduated from the University of Florida in 1997 with a B.S. Degree in Microbiology. John is committed to lifelong learning and continues to pursue technical certifications that ensure he stays abreast of the latest technology. In addition to his Microsoft technical certifications, John also has technical and design certifications from ShoreTel, Hewlett Packard, WatchGuard, 3Com, LifeSize and Trend Micro.

John is an avid Gator fan and actively participates in the University of Florida Alumni Association and Marion County Gator club. When John's not working with clients, you're likely to find him with family and friends at a Gator football or basketball game.


Matt Nye

Matt Nye

Regional Director - Melbourne / Space Coast

As Regional Director at Verteks Consulting, Matt manages new business development in the Space Coast, Treasure Coast and South Florida markets. Prior to joining the company, he managed two small business ventures, serving as President at Matrix Mortgage Company and Vice President at Virtual Information Systems. In addition to building client relationships at Verteks Consulting, Matt has taken leadership roles in a variety of organizations and served on numerous boards over the years.

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Jeff Zysek

Jeff Zysek

Enterprise Account Manager

Jeff is an experienced technology, sales, business development/planning and IT Management professional who brings over 19 years of experience to Verteks Consulting. He is the Enterprise Account Manager covering the Tampa/Sarasota, Orlando and Jacksonville markets working with business and government entities to evaluate and improve their communication and technology operations.

After receiving his bachelor degree in Computer Science from the University of South Florida in 1993, Jeff joined his family’s business, a chain of retail video rental stores, as the VP of Operations. Jeff and his family sold the business in 1995. Over the past 17 years, Jeff has worked in organizations in varying industries including manufacturing, construction, financial services and insurance. He has experience with small, medium and large organizations with sizes ranging from 30 employees to over 10,000 employees. He has 15 years experience in IT ranging from network administration and design to IT Management.

Jeff received his MBA from the University of Florida in 2007 and soon after left the IT field to pursue a career as a Financial Advisor. Jeff spent four years in the financial services and insurance fields helping individuals and businesses plan their financial future before realizing his passion was in IT and Customer Service. He still holds his Series 7 and 66 licenses along with his FL-215 Florida state insurance license.

Outside of work, Jeff enjoys spending time with his family, attending church and working with civic organizations. Jeff is the President of the Susan Zysek Scholarship Fund and currently serves on the stewardship committee of his church. He is also an avid golfer playing in several tournaments every year.


Pete Kamay

Pete Kamay

Account Manager

Peter G. Kamay, an IT Professional with 20+ years of experience, is part of the Verteks Consulting team in the role of Account Manager/Consultant. Peter entered the IT industry in 1991 after graduating from University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science
in Computer Science.

In 2010, Mr. Kamay rejoined Verteks Consulting, Inc. to utilize his experience as the IT Director of a multi-city network to help businesses throughout the region efficiently streamline and automate their existing processes. With the enhanced efficiency,
these companies will be able to enjoy a more secure, reliable network, while at the same time having a manageable and predictable IT budget.

In addition to his experience in the IT industry, Peter Kamay is a Microsoft Certified Professional and a Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist. Peter is also an experienced speaker and educator, having volunteered as an instructor for several business
Computer User groups and additionally having held a position as a teacher at Withlacoochee Technical Institute.

Personally, Peter is the father of 3 children - Saxon (Age 20), Alexa (Age 19) and Ariana (Age 16). Peter also is involved with Pug Rescue and cares for four fawn pugs.

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Paul Violette

Paul Violette

Service Manager

Paul brings over six years of experience in the IT industry as Account Manager at Verteks Consulting. He not only oversees help desk and phone support, but also dispatches technicians, creating quotes, and takes client orders. Paul has
worked with many clients on their data and VOIP needs and issues. Paul holds an AA in Computer Engineering from Central Florida Community College and is a Microsoft Certified Professional and Microsoft Desktop Support Technician. Paul continues to expand his knowledge and training by keeping up on the latest certifications and technologies that are out. Outside of work, Paul enjoys spending time outside whether it is at the beach or on the lake. Most of all Paul enjoys spending time with his family. Paul has been married for 6 years to Brittanie Violette and has 2 children - Alyson (Age 7) and Natalie (Age 3).