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Mr. Mack provides overall leadership and direction for Valeo Networks, as well as executive oversight and guidance for its strategic growth and operations. He has developed strategies to ensure the company’s continued success while earning admiration among stakeholders and communities. Prior to founding Saalex Corp. in 1999, Mr. Mack held senior technology management positions with Homestore.com and Modis IT Consulting. He has in-depth expertise in software applications services and defense acquisition contracting. He served in the U.S. Navy and is a service-disabled veteran. Mr. Mack holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Business from Webber International University. He completed the Senior Executive Management Program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He also completed the Junior Executive Management Program at Clark Atlanta University, graduated from the USC Marshall School of Business Executive Leadership Program and is a certified Six Sigma greenbelt. Mr. Mack is a member of Southern California Aerospace Professionals (SCAPR) and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA). He sits on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club for Oxnard and Port Hueneme, the Board of Directors for The United Way of Ventura County, Dignity Health Ventura County Community Board, and CareerSource Brevard Workforce Development Board. He is also Head Baseball Coach for California State University Channel Islands.
As president of Valeo Networks, Eric is responsible for overall strategic direction and company success. He has 25 years of senior management and strategic development experience, most recently as a Division Director at Valeo Networks. Prior to that Eric served as President and CEO of next I.T, an MSP acquired by Valeo networks in 2022
Eric’s IT adventure began as a computer-controlled weapons system petty officer in the U.S. Navy during Desert Storm. He used the GI Bill to earn a CIS Bachelor’s degree and several IT industry certifications. Eric is active in the community as a Rotarian, Muskegon Museum of Art trustee, USS Silversides Naval Museum trustee, and serves on the Chamber government action committee, Muskegon Community College advisory committee, Career Tech Center advisory committee and Baker College technology advisory committee.
As Chief Financial Officer of Valeo Networks, Randall is responsible for overseeing the Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, and Contracts Departments. He has led strategic planning and corporate development efforts for Saalex Corp. since 2004. Prior to that, he spent 15 years as a Controller in large public companies and Department of Defense contractors. Randall has guided the financial needs of Valeo Networks as it has rapidly grown from a small, local MSP to its placement in the top 5% of revenue volume for MSSPs nationwide. Randall has been named to the Pacific Coast Business Times’ annual list of Who’s Who in CFOs, Controllers, and Financial Executives multiple times. He graduated from Portland State University in 1987 with a B.S. in Business Administration and Accounting and is a Certified Management Accountant. Randall is a member of the Rotary Club and served as club President during 2009-2010.
Matthew is the Co-Founder and CIO of Valeo Networks, overseeing all divisions and corporate marketing. He brings more than 21 years of experience in technology running an IT consulting firm and over 6 years co-running an MSP. After co-founding and building Valeo Networks into a successful, innovative MSP company alongside his business partner Jenifer Hodson, they sold the business in 2020. Under Matthew’s continued leadership, Valeo Networks has continued to rapidly grow into a top-tier MSSP with a focus on client experience. Matthew specializes in the areas of vCTO, IT strategy, policy, budget, strategic partnerships, sales, process improvement, and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A).
Jenifer is the Division Director for Valeo Networks, providing leadership and operational strategy for the core service departments. She has over a decade of experience in Business, Finance, Human Resources, Management, and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A). After co-founding and building Valeo Networks into a successful, innovative MSP company alongside her business partner Matthew Hodson, they sold the business in 2020. Continuing to work for and further grow the company, Jenifer is thriving in her position.
Lance is the Division Director for On Time Tech (A Valeo Networks Company), providing leadership and operational strategy for OTT’s service departments. He established On Time Tech in 2004 to provide IT services and support for small to mid-size businesses. Prior to On Time Tech, Lance graduated from LMU in 1994, obtaining a degree in Business with an emphasis on Information Systems. He worked as an IT Director for several Law and Accounting firms in Los Angeles during the mid- to late 90’s. In December 1999, he moved to the Bay Area to work as an Internet System Engineer at the data centers that ran Google and Yahoo. After several years of working in the enterprise, Lance decided to create something meaningful. He wanted to build a company that was a positive work environment for himself and others. At On Time Tech, Lance always says, “we work together” and believes in doing what’s best for the customer. When he approaches a problem, he does so with integrity and high morals. Lance lives with his wife and two children. He enjoys hiking, biking, and learning about science; but above all, his family is his most important hobby.
Mindy is the Division Director for Alura Business Solutions (A Valeo Networks Company), providing leadership and operational strategy for the division’s Greater Philadelphia office. She has been with Alura since 2011 where she began as Office Administrator, providing support to the team to ensure smooth daily operations. In 2014, she moved into the role of Procurement and Office Operations Manager, where she was responsible for office operations, billing, contracts, quoting, procurement, and developing policies and procedures. She became Director of Operations in 2022, assuming responsibility for the overall operations of Alura. Mindy is passionate about employee morale and client satisfaction, striving to create and maintain rewarding partnerships for all.
Mindy is a native of the Philadelphia area and enjoys spending time traveling, numerous outdoor activities including golf, and with family and friends.
Keith is the Division Director for Next I.T. (A Valeo Networks Company). He joined next I.T. in 2008 as an account executive. He has been in the role of team leader for Business Technology Advisors, responsible for helping clients understand the positive business impact of aligning their technology. Developing and delivering strategic budgets through alignment reviews and business technology meetings.
Keith has lived in the Muskegon, Michigan area for over 20 years and is a graduate of Western Michigan University. He is involved in the community by serving on the board for Pioneer House. He enjoys visiting local farmers’ markets, fishing, and golfing.
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