The Operations Team at Unified Technologies consists of veteran technicians and certified engineers who put their 100 plus years of industry knowledge to use daily providing excellent service and unequalled installations. The groups certifications include Microsoft MCP, Microsoft MCSE, Microsoft MCSA,m , Cisco CCVP, Cisco CCDA, Cisco CCSP, Cisco CCNA ,Cisco CCNP, CompTIA Network+, CompIIA A+, CompTia Linux+, CTP.
Hailing from Paris, Kentucky Dave has been a fixture in the telecommunications industry in the Lexington area since 1981. He is a founding member of the Unified team and manages the Operations Department for the Lexington Division. His attention to detail and dedication to customer service has made him beloved and respected by hundreds of customers throughout the state. He is fully certified on all products carried and supported by Unified and is quick to lend a hand whenever a customer calls. Dave’s hobbies include Kentucky basketball, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family including his grandson, Knox.
Kim has been in the industry since 1993, starting with CEDCO and investing in Unified Technologies in 2009. Kim holds a degree in Electronics from RETS Electronics. He is a Ranger Boats and Mercury Marine Pro staff member. He fishes in Local Bass Tournaments with FLW BFL Division, Charlestown Anglers Indiana Bass Club, TNT circuit at Taylorsville Lake, enjoys Crappie fishing with friends and family when not competing in Bass Tournaments and being in the woods in the late fall and early Winter. Kim holds an Advanced Engineer Certification from ShoreTel, NEC, Mitel and Samsung and is constantly tasked with complex projects. Kim takes a lot of pride in making sure our customers always receive the highest level of service that we are committed to here at Unified Technologies.
Scott’s experience in the telecommunications industry spans 31 years, beginning as technician, moving into project management, sales, and then to operations management. Scott was a business owner for 12 years but loves the technical side of the business best. The always advancing technology in the field of communications is exciting and challenging. He brings his knowledge in the field to the Operations team at Unified Technologies with the aspiration of making the service for our customers an outstanding experience. Scott is a huge sports fan and coached little league football for both boys tackle and girls flag football leagues. He also has enjoyed officiating football, baseball, and softball. Scott lives in Louisville with his wife and three children.
Jody Vest is our Vice President of Customer Experience. A native of Danville, Kentucky, Jody has been in Customer Service management for nearly twenty years, developing long-lasting business partnerships with many organizations throughout the region. His desire to exceed customer expectations, and deliver the best service experience EVERY time, is unmatched. Jody lives in Danville with his wife, Shana, and two daughters, Morgan and Macee. His extended family includes a life group of 20+ boys that he leads at Southland Christian Church. During his free time, Jody loves watching his girls compete in swim meets throughout the year, enjoys an occasional round or two of golf, and spends time traveling with the family.
Alen moved to the United States in 1999. After completing high school and technical college, Alen ventured into the telecom business where he’s worked since 2007. He is a Mitel and NEC certified technician. When he’s not working he is fishing or spending quality time with his wife, Kelly.
Alex joined the Infrastructure Division at Unified Technologies in 2013. He takes college classes at night and loves all sports. Hailing from Cincinnati, he is a diehard Cincinnati fan in every way possible. Alex tries to be a role model for his little brothers in all areas of their lives. He enjoys the outdoors and loves to camp. He is dedicated to hitting the gym and staying as healthy as possible.
Christian joined the operations team at Unified in 2012. He started in telecom in 1996 in southern Florida and has worked all over the US including Chicago and New England. He finally landed in Louisville Ky. He specializes in Samsung, Lucent/Avaya, ShoreTel and NEC as well as all aspects of infrastructure. He and his wife, Beth, have four children. Christian enjoys all UofL sports, especially football. He has coached middle and high school football and is a member of KHSAA for officiating. He loves spending time playing bass guitars and being involved with friends in bands and hopes to be in one himself someday.
Dan was raised in Massachusetts, moved to Los Angeles for college in 1991 and became a phone technician and he’s been in the industry ever since. Dan and his wife have three daughters, one grandson and a granddaughter on the way. He joined the Unified team in 2013 and is extremely grateful for the opportunities to further his education/skill set. Dan enjoys trap shooting and deer hunting when he’s not busy being dad and Grampa.
Dennis has been on the technical side of the telecommunications industry since 1993 and rejoined many of his coworkers at Unified in 2014. His primary area of expertise is Mitel but is certified on NEC also. He spends his free time participating in local running events, working on his small farm, geocaching, playing board games with the family and watching his three kids play sports.
Don joined the Structured Cabling Division of Unified in 2014. He also assists on the telecom side when needed. Don is from Georgetown, Kentucky.
Doug has been in the telecommunications industry since 1997. Doug specializes in advanced application and large enterprise with Mitel installations. He lives in Meade County where he has been a Board member on the Meade County Fair Board for 18 years. Doug and his wife, Melinda, have two children who are both active in the 4H club raising and showing project swine.
Glenn is an investing partner of Unified Technologies and has been in telecommunications for more than 30 years. He has numerous certifications on NEC, Mitel and ShoreTel products. He has an associate’s degree in electronic engineering from RETS Electronics. Glenn has three children and lives in Bardstown, KY.
Harold joined the Security and Structured Cabling Division of the Unified team in 2012. He is a graduate of the Police Academy. Harold has three daughters and loves hunting and fishing.
Jim has worked in the telecom industry since 1979. He is a founding member of the Unified team. Jim has earned many certifications from Mitel, NEC and other manufacturers. Living in Madison IN provides him with the opportunity to be very involved in church, as well as being responsible for operations for the RiverRoots festival, and volunteering to help with many other community activities and festivals. His hobbies include photography and music. He has 3 kids, and 5 grandkids, all in Kentucky and Indiana.
Jim has worked in the telecom industry since 2000. He joined the Unified team in December of 2016. Jim is originally from Millstone, Kentucky and now resides in Lexington with his wife and 3 children, Chris, Katelyn and Samantha. He escapes to his family’s cabin and boat on Herrington Lake whenever he can.
Kevin has been in the telecom industry since 2002. He has engineered, installed and serviced systems from coast to coast ranging from a few phones to large worldwide networked deployments with advanced applications. Kevin resides in Louisville with his wife, Sarah (a professional photographer responsible for our great team portraits) and their two children. He spends his time away from the office with his family, on bike adventures and attending the kids’ sports events. Kevin likes watching movies and working (and playing) on computers and is an avid UL Cards fan.
Born in Detroit, MI Larry was raised in Louisville’s Portland neighborhood. He now lives in Sellersburg, IN with his wife and two children. Larry is a huge Louisville Cardinals fan. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from ITT in Information Security Systems as well as an Associates Degree in Computer Electronics. Larry is also a Navy veteran with deployments to Japan, Florida and North Carolina. He loves hunting and fishing in his spare time.
Lee Sander is a member of our Security and Structured Cabling team. Lee hails from right here in Jeffersontown. He has a banking background and lots of customer service experience. He has 3 children, a daughter and two sons and enjoys sports, movies and music.
Marcus is an integral part of our Infrastructure Division. He has been in the industry for over 20 years. He traveled abroad working telecommunications for the U.S. Embassies for several years. Marcus loves going to sporting events and traveling. He is married and has two daughters and a son. He loves spending time with his new granddaughter whenever he can.
Mark has been in the Telecommunications industry since 1994, starting with the interconnect Norstan Communications, moving over to Carrier Transport in 1999, ultimately joining our team in 2017. Mark is the father of 4 children and has been married to his Wife, Stacey, for 25 years. His hobbies include, hiking, fishing, geocaching, and writing and recording Christian music. Mark holds an associate’s degree in Electronics from RETS Electronics. Mark brings a wealth of knowledge of Carrier Transport to the team and is a Certified Shoretel UC System Installer.
Matt is a founding member and investor in Unified Technologies. He has been in the industry since 2000. Matt is a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served more than eight years in Ft. Knox, Germany and Iraq. He played football for a small high school in West Texas (very much like Friday Night Lights). He lives in Shelbyville, KY with his wife and two children. His son attends Centre College and his daughter cheers for GYMTYME (a national competition cheer team) and will attend Georgetown College in the fall.
Matthew was born and raised in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. After high school he attended the University of Kentucky where he received his degree in Community and Leadership Development. Upon graduation Matthew moved to Louisville, Kentucky and now resides in Shelbyville, Kentucky with his beautiful wife Emily and their two dogs. Matthew loves the outdoors and in his spare time he enjoys hunting, attending and watching sports games, and hanging out with family and friends.
Richard hails from Southern Indiana where he still lives today. He joined the Unified family in 2011. He has an associate’s degree from Indiana Wesleyan University and worked at American Commercial Barge before joining Unified. He enjoys kayaking, hiking and fishing in his spare time.
Ron is a founding member of the Unified team and started his career at CEDCO twenty three years ago. He currently holds a Cisco CCNP and Microsoft 2003 MCSE and is working on his MCSE 2012 Server Infrastructure certification. Ron and his wife Kelly have two daughters, Bailey and Shelby. Ron enjoys watching his daughter Shelby play high school softball for Henry Clay and travel ball for the Central Kentucky Stealers.
Steve has been in the telecommunications field for more than 25 years. He has worked as a Communications Technician, Implementation Engineer, Converged Network Engineer. He is committed to providing outstanding client excellence. Steve earned a degree in Telecommunications in 1992. He is Mitel Office/Business Certified, NEC 9100 certified and Cisco CCNA Route Switch certified. Steve is dedicated to delivering high quality solutions and is a relentless problem solver. Enjoys traveling or just staying busy with projects at home with his wife Margra.
Tim has lived in Lexington with his wife and three awesome dogs for the last 15 years. Like all the staff in Lexington, Tim is an avid Big Blue Fan. He studied IT Security at Eastern Kentucky University.
A Lexington native, Todd has worked in the telecom industry for 16 years and specializes in true customer service. Todd is a current high school baseball coach with Lexington Christian Academy. As well as a high school bowling coach for Henry Clay High School. Todd is passionate about seeing young student athletes develop into strong community citizens on and off the field. Todd and his family are Lexington natives and a true member of the BBN.
William joined Unified’s Operations team in 2014. He is a native of Jeffersonville, IN and specializes in Mitel installations and service. He is married and has three children. In his free time he enjoys fishing, hunting, spending time with his family, and tinkering in the garage.
Mike rejoined the Unified team in July, 2018. He has been in the telecom industry over 20 years. Mike grew up in Louisville but now lives in Southern Indiana with his wife and 2 daughters. He enjoys playing golf in his free time.