Chief Executive Officer
Gary Wood joined MATRIX in 1996 as a sales leader, after a successful career in the computer hardware and software business for almost 20 years. Gary has served in many leadership roles in his time at MATRIX, culminating in his being named CEO in 2018. He has always maintained that understanding the client’s needs is imperative and implementing services and solutions that exceed expectations are his primary focus. The Agile Consulting practice created in 2010 is an example of his strategy, realizing that agility was becoming a much-needed change in order to drive success for our clients. Since that time, MATRIX has helped hundreds of clients learn and practice agility. Connect with Gary on LinkedIn.
Chief Revenue Officer
Jon Davis is responsible for all MATRIX branch and national account sales throughout the US. He has been with MATRIX for over 20 years and his experience ranges from Fortune 100 companies to start-up ventures. Jon leads teams that are passionate about assisting organizations solve problems and individuals manage their careers. Prior to this role, he held positions as Account Executive, Branch Manager and VP of Sales.Connect with Jon on LinkedIn.
Chief Operations Officer
Kenny Edgerton joined MATRIX in 2012 as President of MATRIX Telecom Services after retiring from 30 years of engineering and operations service at AT&T. Leveraging his prior career in operations, Kenny moved into the COO role in 2018 and is now focused on operational on growth, optimization and efficiency. Connect with Kenny on LinkedIn.
Chief Financial Officer
Robert Stovall has overseen all finance-related activities for MATRIX for the last 25 years. As CFO, he manages all of the company’s Accounting and Finance, Human Resources, Strategic Technology, IT and Legal activities. Robert plays an integral role in ensuring the company’s financial goals are achieved, all while staying within the culture of doing the right thing for our employees and partners. Connect with Robert on LinkedIn.
Executive Vice President of Strategic Accounts
Don Palmer has assisted MATRIX clients for over 30 years to maximize their investments in IT human capital and IT services. His current responsibilities include working with Fortune 500 clients and ensuring they are fully engaged with the various human capital solutions offered by our staff augmentation and professional services businesses. Connect with Don on LinkedIn.
Kathy Van Pelt
Vice President of Marketing
Kathy Van Pelt is responsible for driving the overall marketing strategy and execution at MATRIX which includes lead generation, content development, social media, website, online reputation management, sales enablement, online events, and brand awareness. Kathy has over 25 years of marketing experience. She is a UNC - Chapel Hill graduate who loves to spend her free time with her family, traveling, cooking, and playing tennis. Connect with Kathy on LinkedIn.
Vice President of Sales Operations
Elizabeth Varrenti is responsible for maximizing sales productivity through planning, reporting, sales process optimization, sales training, sales program implementation and overall professional and organizational development at MATRIX. Elizabeth has more than 20 years of experience in technology including business development, recruiting and sales leadership. Connect with Elizabeth on LinkedIn.
Vice President of Professional Services
Joshua Jack joined MATRIX in 2015 to continue leading teams and organizations through agility in Metro Atlanta companies. For nearly 25 years, Joshua has focused on solutioning cutting-edge products and “ways of working” that have brought increased effectiveness and profitability to Fortune 50 organizations and Startups alike. For the last 15 years, his passion has transitioned from systems and networks-related management and consulting to that of organizational and leadership transformation, adoption of agility in all methodologies, "principle" improvement, and enterprise coaching. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.
Vice President of Human Resources
Larissa Conley is responsible for aligning HR and total rewards with the company’s business strategy, serving as a strategic advisor and driver of talent and culture initiatives to deliver world-class business results. Larissa is an Ohio University graduate, certified Agile and L&D professional, and has more than 20 years of experience in human capital with a specialized focus on employee relations and talent development. She demonstrates a strong commitment to her family, friends, faith and lifetime learning. Connect with Larissa on LinkedIn.