Leadership

Leadership

Industry-Leading Knowledge

Our leadership team is the stable foundation that supports Teknion’s mission. It is comprised of people with long careers at Teknion and within the industry prior to Teknion. In fact, the average tenure at Teknion of our leadership team is over 10 years.

The values, teamwork, technical excellence and commitment of our leadership team truly sets the tone and example for the rest of the company to follow.

Steve Agee President
STEVE AGEE

Steve Agee

President

Teknion’s Founder, President, and Chief Technology Officer is Steve Agee. In addition to his leadership roles, Steve has engaged with clients as a technology leader, performed IT and BI assessments, and designed and developed data warehouse solutions. He is passionate not only about growing the company, but making an impact with clients, giving back to the community, and supporting missions around the world.

Steve earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Secondary Education from Wheaton College and a Master’s Degree in Applied Mathematics from Southern Methodist University. He was born in Guatemala and now resides in Ovilla, Texas. He has two adult children, one son-in-law, and one grandson.

email: sagee@teknionusa.com

Larry Hanrahan Chief Financial Officer
LARRY HANRAHAN

Larry Hanrahan

Chief Financial Officer

Larry Hanrahan is co-founder of Teknion, bringing 20 plus years of technical and operational expertise to his responsibilities for the day-to-day operations of our web-based solutions. This expertise includes assembling technical teams to architect, develop, and support IT solutions in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, banking/financial services, healthcare, and services oriented businesses.
His tenure of experience includes places like American Airlines, Sabre, National Processing Company and Teknion Data Solutions. Under Hanrahan’s guidance, Teknion has developed IT consulting solutions for such customers as The Boeing Group, Blue Cross Blue Shield of TX, Republic Services, National Product Services and revelationMD. Hanrahan holds a BBA degree from Baylor University, in Waco, TX.

email: lhanrahan@teknionusa.com

David Brown Chief Operating Officer
David Brown

David Brown

Chief Operating Officer

David Brown is COO/EVP Sales of Teknion. Brown possesses more than 15 years of C-level experience across a wide spectrum of industries including construction, private equity, employee benefits and manufacturing. He was most recently the COO of Gibson Products, a leading manufacturer of specialty pipe fittings in the oil and gas industry. Prior to his most recent role David served as the COO of The Noble Group, a fast-growing regional Employee Benefits firm headquartered in Houston. Brown has also served as CEO of Precise Equipment Company, a manufacturer of gas controlled manifold systems for the industrial, medical, and specialty gas markets.

David received his BBA in marketing from the University of Texas in Austin and his MBA in entrepreneurship from the University of Georgia. David is 20 years married to his high school sweetheart and has four children. He is active in his church community.

email: dbrown@teknionusa.com

Jonathan Agee Director of Technical Sales
Jonathan Agee

Jonathan Agee

Director of Technical Sales

Our Director of Technical Sales, Jonathan Agee, has been with Teknion for nine years. He has expertise with Tableau, Alteryx, WhereScape, and SQL Server, and leads our Technical Sales team. In his time with the company, he has worked on many different projects across different industries with roles including ETL Developer, Report Developer, QA Analyst, Data Modeler, Business Analyst, BI Architect, Tableau Trainer, Tableau Mentor, and Project Manager.

Jonathan received a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations from Wheaton College, where he graduated magna cum laude and is now both a Tableau Accredited Trainer and an Alteryx Certified Professional. After growing up in Southern Mexico, he now lives in Carrollton, Texas with his wife and three children.

email: jagee@teknionusa.com

Dean Ash Executive Vice President of Sales
Dean Ash

Dean Ash

Executive Vice President of Sales

Our Executive Vice President of Sales, Dean Ash, joined the Teknion team in February of 2016. He has over 25 years of Sales Leadership experience with HP, Polycom, Cisco Systems, Amdahl Corporation, and IBM. Our sales revenue is continuously growing thanks to Dean’s leadership in our sales department.

Dean earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and currently resides in Grapevine, Texas. He has 4 children.

email: dash@teknionusa.com

PJ Hoke Vice President, Client Solutions
PJ Hoke

PJ Hoke

Vice President, Client Solutions

Our Vice President of Client Solutions, PJ Hoke, brings over 20 years of experience in the technology marketplace to Teknion. She joined the team six years ago to grow our brand and expand our product and market strategy.

As a business development and marketing executive, PJ turns her vision into reality by using hands-on execution skills that deliver results. She manages the DFW and Austin Tableau User’s Groups and the DFW and Austin Business Intelligence Roundtables. PJ serves on the host committee for Great Investors Best Ideas Symposium, is a member of both Network of Executive Women and Retail Executive Association, and manages the Dallas Women’s Executive Networking Group. She is on the SMU Associate Board serving as an MBA Mentor and as an American Marketing Association Mentor, and is also a member of the President’s Council for Grad Resources and the Technology Ball Committee.

PJ earned a BBA in Merchandising from the University of Arizona and participated in SMU’s Executive Management Program. She holds an SMU Sales Excellence Certification, an SMU Marketing Certification, and is working towards a Tableau Sales Certification. Originally from Tucson, Arizona, she now resides in Dallas, Texas, and has three children and one grandchild.

email: phoke@teknionusa.com

Keith Ludeman Principal Consultant
Keith Ludeman

Keith Ludeman

Principal Consultant

Keith Ludeman is a Principal Consultant at Teknion. He brings with him 26 years of experience in Information Technology, including 18 years working in professional services and consulting and another 8 years in IT management roles. Combining his skills in IT management and consulting, he ensures that projects are successful, that our consulting staff feels challenged, rewarded, and continues to grow throughout their career with Teknion.

With over 10 years as a senior member of the technical staff, Keith provides numerous solutions for clients, and mentors other consultants. He works as a project manager, solutions architect, coder, tester, and installer. Additionally, Keith is involved in growing Teknion, implementing and supporting internal systems that allow the company to continue to operate and move forward.

Keith attended the University of North Texas and is a Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD). He currently resides in Lantana, Texas with his wife Julie and his two children.

email: kludeman@teknionusa.com

Jim Mihalick Principal Consultant
Jim Mihalick

Jim Mihalick

Principal Consultant

A principal consultant with over 25 years in business and technology management, Jim Mihalick is a vital Teknion team member. He has managed large-scale technology transformation projects, including implementations of enterprise data warehouses for global organizations. Jim is also a technical architect with strong experience in data modeling, data extract and transformation, reporting, and data warehouse system testing. Jim earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and Business Administration from Bowling Green University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.

email:
jmihalick@teknionusa.com

Geoff Whitney Principal Consultant
GEOFF WHITNEY

Geoff Whitney

Principal Consultant

Working as a Principal Consultant, Geoff Whitney brings 32 years of experience to Teknion, where he leads architect customer engagements. Geoff also trains and mentors new employees and consultants on WhereScape RED. He earned an award from IBM for his work on the Consumer Packaged Goods Data Warehouse reference solution and he developed the first software-only PIN-Debit solution for the Internet.

Geoff holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems from Penn State. He currently resides in Double Oak, Texas, has been married for 23 years, and has 4 sons.

email: gwhitney@teknionusa.com

Darrell Zook Principal Consultant
DARRELL ZOOK

Darrell Zook

Principal Consultant

As a Principal Consultant, Darrell Zook focuses on application development, including all aspects of the development process, from initial UI/database design to implementation and ongoing support. He also manages the Teknion cloud environment for our clients.

Darrell graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington. He holds two Microsoft Certified Technical Specializations: .NET Framework 4, Web and .NET Framework 4, Data Access. Darrell was born in the Philippines to missionary parents and currently resides in Irving with his wife and three small children.

email: dzook@teknionusa.com

Joshua Milligan Principal Consultant
Joshua Milligan

Joshua Milligan

Principal Consultant

Joshua Milligan has been a member of the Teknion team for 12 years. He began as a software developer, using .NET to build custom business applications as well as building transactional databases. Moving into Business Intelligence, he began data modeling and ETL with SSIS and DataStage. He then discovered and fell in love with Tableau and data visualization.

After being named a Tableau Zen Master two years in a row, as well as being named a Tableau Social Ambassador, he published the book Learning Tableau. Joshua is a Technical Reviewer of Tableau Data Visualization Cookbook and Creating Data Stories with Tableau Public and is a speaker at both the Tableau Conference and Tableau SKO.

Joshua graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in MIS from Oklahoma State University, graduated magna cum laude with a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, and is a Kimball University Alum. He lives in Mansfield, Texas with his wife of 12 years and their three children.

email: jmilligan@teknionusa.com

Jonathan Walder Principal Consultant
Principal Consultant

Jonathan Walder

Principal Consultant

A 25-year veteran in the field of information systems, Jonathan Walder serves as a Principal Consultant at Teknion. He has spent the last four years in business analysis, project management, infrastructure management, system design, interface design, database and data warehouse design, data integration design, and data analysis. Jonathan’s main responsibility is managing and servicing the Camelot Strategic Marketing & Media account. He also developed a highly efficient datastream transmission process for the rapid loading of data to Amazon Redshift.

Jonathan attended the University of North Texas, DeVry University, and Kimball University. He currently resides in Plano, Texas with his wife and three children.

email: jwalder@teknionusa.com

Lauren Perez Director of Human Resources
Director of Human Resources

Lauren Perez

Director of Human Resources

Lauren Perez is the Director of HR at Teknion. She has been with the company for 10 years, growing from a part-time employee in the bookkeeping department to the leadership position she now holds. In previous years, Lauren worked with the executives to develop and improve bookkeeping and Human Resources as the company acquired new clients, gaining valuable business operations experience along the way.

Outside of her Human Resources responsibilities, Lauren handles the company’s resource planning, office management, and event coordination. She coordinates trainings and trainers’ schedules, assignments of resources to new projects, and project extensions and expansions.

Lauren holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Wheaton College in Business/Economics and Spanish, and is a Certified Predictive Index Analyst. She is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management and resides in Cedar Hill, Texas with her husband and son.

email: lperez@teknionusa.com