Our Team

We are People Powered

Great people = great results. We have deep collective experience in technology consulting, delivering solutions to a wide range of industries. We are committed to our clients success through the delivery of world class technology solutions. In addition to the in-house team listed below, we deploy a variety of consultants each year on customer engagements to help turn your business challenges into successful solutions.

Elizabeth Pepka

Elizabeth Pepka

Chief of Staff

Elizabeth brings a diversity of skills to her role. Experience teaching in Higher Education, tech-industry account management, and recruitment experience all lend to her strengths and capabilities as the Chief of Staff. She provides executive support and leads Recruitment and Human Resources initiatives via management of all recruitment and new hire-related activities. She also works with team members across the organization to streamline project coordination and communication.

Chris Palmer

Chris Palmer

Managing Partner, California

Chris brings over 20 years of deep industry experience in roles ranging from Programmer to BA/PM to senior IT management. He has proven experience in implementing solutions in Higher Education; ERP/SIS, CRM, analytics, Portals, LMS, etc).

He thoughtfully works with our candidates and clients to find the right match based on professional backgrounds, experience, shared values, and culture fit.

Grace Jurevis

Grace Jurevis

Director of IT Professional Services

Grace is dedicated to surpassing the expectations of the client by capitalizing on process improvement and exceptional relationship-building to guarantee efficiency and project success.  

To do this, she liaises between the client and Millennial Tech Team to elicit requirements to ensure the execution of key deliverables for the success of the project, analyzes key processes and stakeholder needs, and collaborates with the team to recommend a thoroughly researched solution.

George Thayer III

Technical Consultant

George brings a broad range of technical expertise as a network Engineer, adjunct instructor, and Manager of Technical Services. He has consulted on and managed VOIP, e-Commerce/POS site, and network and LAN/WAN upgrade projects. He has experience analyzing, designing, implementing, and managing technology projects in the manufacturing, higher education, and local and state government industries.

At Millennial Tech, he works collaboratively with team members defining client goals and possible issues and develops and implements technology solutions that provide value through people, process, and technology.

Sharon Knox

Business Analyst & Project Manager

Sharon is a highly skilled Business Analyst and experienced and accomplished project manager. She brings deep and broad knowledge of the practice of Business Analysis and identifying business inefficiencies and redesigning processes as well as leadership and managing skills to ensure project success. 

She is focused on quality, productivity, optimization and driving schedules towards release on time. Sharon is also dedicated to building relationships and creating positive experiences for clients and internal teams.

Terry McLaren

Technical Consultant

With over twenty years’ experience in software development, network engineering, and technical project management at corporations such as Cisco and higher education institutions such as the University of Illinois, Terry is a valuable member of Millennial Tech’s Technical Team.

Terry brings expertise in Unix platforms and has years of experience with Proofpoint, Sendmail, Sympa, Postfix and managing large desktop and webapp projects in both research and development and enterprise environments. At Cisco, he led a team to build a suite of webapps used to configure Cisco’s Firewall (ASA/Pix), Router (IOS) and Intrusion Detection, System (IDS) devices.

Jonathan Chance Jurevis

Associate Business Analyst

In this data-driven world, Chance offers a unique set of skills in gathering information and implementing ideas with the use of technology. He switches between the frontend and backend side of development allowing a smoother process flow between the client and Millennial Tech. Chance has designed and programmed automated systems such as support bots and is an active contributor to open-source software development platforms. His primary focus on a project is to combine ideas with the vast tools technology has to offer in order to improve client-tech interaction.

Zak Overby

Zak Overby

Business Intelligence, Power BI and Reporting

Zak helps our clients with leading-edge solutions using Power BI or other similar reporting tools. He can build Visual Dashboards and Reports to express any piece of data, discover underlying trends, and make Data-Driven decisions. Zak is also an engaging high demand trainer – developing custom training or providing high-level Power BI training to help organizations get started with Power BI.  

Natalie Alvarez

Marketing Associate

As a Marketing Associate, Natalie helps find creative ways to build new marketing strategies. She is responsible for Millennial Tech’s social media content and engagement. She prepares any marketing materials necessary and is working on expanding the content on our website. Natalie also provides consulting support to help our clients with their website and social media strategies. When she is not using her creativity to enhance Millennial Tech’s content, she is most likely reading or photographing books. 

Heather Blanchard

Heather Blanchard

Recruitment & Marketing Manager

At Millennial Tech, Heather is the backbone of our recruitment process – connecting candidates and clients, supporting operational enhancements and coordinating – everything.

Leveraging her marketing background, she collaborates with the team to ensure the website stays current with engaging and relevant content and she will spearhead our outreach campaigns focusing on quantitative results.

Michael Ayres

Michael Ayres

Business Intelligence & Analytics Strategy – Tableau Expert

Innovative and results-oriented BI Lead skilled in advanced analytics that turn data into actionable information and insights. Mike has deep expertise in tools such as Tableau and Microstrategy creating visual dashboards with varying levels of drill downs, trends, categorizations and access. Mike is also a CRM/Salesforce implementation expert.

Kimberly Hall

Kimberly Hall

Business Analyst & Project Manager

Kimberly has a passion for mentoring and staff development and taking complex ideas to make them engaging for audiences. As an instructional designer, Kimberly always begins with a thorough needs assessment that hones in on the learner’s mindset, context, and environment. She has broad experience in Online Teaching and Learning and learning management systems such as Canvas, Moodle and Blackboard.

Alana Zimmer

Alana Zimmer

Process Improvement Lead, Business Analysis

Alana strives to develop Millennial Tech’s brand and impact through the development of new opportunities and relationships.

To compliment those efforts, she manages development of materials that effectively communicates Millennial Tech’s value and positioning.

Susan McCasland

Susan McCasland

Consulting Partner & Scrum Master

A PMP, Certified Scrum Master, and Certified Scrum Product Owner. Susan is a focused strategist who has a broad sense of Business and Technology Awareness. With over 20 years of experience, she is a valuable resource for an in-depth assessment when envisioning plans for the future.

Business Analysis/Project Management resource with expertise in applying the ITIL framework and Lean Six Sigma concepts to organizations and processes.