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    Michael Hosford, Founder, CEO 

    Michael Hosford has been an active thought leader in the educational technology industry since 1989, leading an organization that transforms failing IT environments into modern programs that leverage technology to improve student engagement and achievement. He works with our educational clients to implement and leverage technology in a fiscally responsible way. With his background in strategic planning, finance management, and advisory board service to other organizations, Michael leads VARtek and guides relationships with partner schools at a strategic level.

     

    Darlene Waite, President

    MBA, BS Education

    Darlene Waite oversees all major functions of the company, including business development, strategy, new product and service development, operations, and finance. Darlene has an extensive background as an educator and as an executive leader in education.




     

    Scott Garrett, Senior Director - Field Operations

    MBA, BS Organizational Leadership, AAS Systems Engineering, PMP, A+, MCP, ITIL Foundations, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

    Scott Garrett manages the strategic operations of VARtek’s field teams, overseeing technology directors, engineers, and project managers to ensure the stability of the technology environment in each school system. 



     

    Dan Molloy, Assistant Director - Field Operations

    ITIL Foundation V3 Certified

    Dan Molloy supports the Senior Director - Field Operations by working with the team members at client sites to deliver on commitments as defined in the partnership agreements and ensure prompt, quality service. He also oversees day-to-day operations at Hamilton City School District.
     

    Heather Osborne, Senior Accountant

    M.Acc, BS Accountancy & Finance, CMA, PHR

    Heather Osborne manages the daily accounting operations of the company, overseeing payables and expense report processing and analyzing statistical and accounting information and other data that affect operational effectiveness. She also prepares, reviews, and analyzes financial statements; supports payroll and the VARtek retirement plan;  and manages benefits for all employees.
     

    Sarah Hallum, Senior Accountant

    CPA, M.Acc, BS Accountancy, CMA

    Sarah Hallum manages the daily accounting operations of the company, overseeing payables and expense report processing and analyzing statistical and accounting information and other data that affect operational effectiveness. She also prepares, reviews, and analyzes financial statements; supports payroll and the VARtek retirement plan;  and manages benefits for all employees.
     

     

    Heather Martin, Manager - Strategic Communications

    MS Journalism, BA English

    Heather Martin supports the operations teams with integrated communications and public relations. She conveys the VARtek brand through performance documentation, profiles of teachers and students and how they are using technology, and sales and marketing communications.

    Employee Centered

    “Management has been extremely focused on employee satisfaction and making adjustments to processes to encourage employee development.”

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