Leadership

Leadership

WHO WE ARE

Keenan Lersch, CIO

Keenan has been with EPS Networks as CIO since 2019. He has over 27 years of experience in Information Technology, including over 15 years of leadership directing technology teams. He was recently recognized as one of the top 50 IT Executives for influence, innovation and ability to collaborate with integrators and vendors at the CIO West Conference. Keenan also taught as an Adjunct Professor at Saint Louis University, instructing Network and Telecommunications classes.

Bridget Gibson, Office Manager

Bridget has been with EPS Networks for six years. As Office Manager she maintains accounts payable, receivables and monthly billing, as well as managing the overall function of the office. Bridget received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and her masters from University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Amar Masic, Operations Manager

Amar has over 10 years of IT experience which led him to his role as Operations Manager for EPS Networks. He oversees engineers and ensures our processes and skill sets match the current and future needs of our clients. Amar holds over a dozen industry certifications, including multiple Microsoft MCSA certifications, CompTIA, Linux and security certifications. His primary focuses are on networking and server infrastructure. Amar can speak on a technical level and is the go-to when helping his team deal with complicated issues.

Marissa Defino, Help Desk Manager

Marissa Defino is the Help Desk Manager at EPS Networks. She has been with the company for 2 years now. She is responsible for managing and motivating a team of level 1 & 2 help desk technicians while making sure they are providing excellent customer service and resolving all technical issues. Marissa has moved her way up in the Information Technology industry since graduating with her Associates from Ranken Technical in the last 6 years, from starting on a Help Desk to now leading one while working in other positions in between. When not working, Marissa enjoys spending time with her family doing many different outdoor activities.

Mike Ly, Project Manager

Mike Ly graduated from SIUE with a bachelor’s in Computer Management and Information Systems. He has been working in the IT industry for over 10 years and has obtained his CompTIA Network+, MCP and VCA. Mike works closely with clients to ensure all project needs are met, with a focus on future-state solutions.

Justin Schneller, Sales Manager

Justin Schneller has 20 years of Technology and Telecommunications Professional Experience. During those 20 years he worked for AT&T, Sprint, and Spectrum. Justin held many account management, business product marketing, and sales leadership roles in Small Business, Government, Education, and Healthcare with those 3 companies. Justin supported his various clients with all types of Mobility Solutions, Internet/Network Solutions, and IoT Solutions. He studied Business Management & Business Marketing at Columbia College, and is a US ARMY Veteran.