With an MBA from Harvard Business School and over 25 years in the IT and telecommunications industries, Ellen is able to direct her staff in taking a business-focused approach to helping clients achieve predictable IT. While primarily responsible for BEI’s marketing and sales operations, she continues to manage several key accounts. Ellen loves getting to know each client and remains active with a variety of local charitable and educational institutions.
“Reading is my escape. I devour fiction and historical fiction, and read non-fiction when one of my book clubs insist!”
Mike’s main focus is managing BEI’s technical and administrative processes. He also oversees a few accounts and serves as the CIO for many of BEI’s clients, providing guidance for IT planning. Outside of work, Mike serves on the Board of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce and is a voting member of Reston’s Planning and Zoning Committee
“I play the guitar. Classic rock songs from the 60s and 70s are my favorite to play.”
Chief Technical Officer
As CTO, Jake defines BEI’s technology stack and works with our clients to develop their IT infrastructure roadmaps. Jake began his career in landscape architecture, but quickly made the transition to IT by building the IT network for the design firm where he worked.
“My family built a soft-serve ice cream store in 1954 and have been running it ever since.”
Director of Service
John manages BEI’s technical staff and on a daily basis works toward our main mission of providing GREAT customer service. He has worked in client-facing, IT management roles for the past 25 years. He works endlessly to ensure clients and engineers get the most out of their relationship with BEI.
“I’m not a certified chef, but I definitely act like one! I’ve got over three dozen colorful, fitted chef pants complete with imprinted vegetables and utensils. Rumor has it I’ve even got a toque!”
Director of Finance & Administration
Suki is responsible for BEI’s financial and administrative processes. She handles the finance, human resource, office management, contract administration, and purchasing needs for the company.
“I’m a devoted soccer mom and love every minute of it, especially tournament weekends. I’m also addicted to HGTV home improvement shows. I can’t get enough!”