The Core BTS Leadership Team

Paul Lidsky Paul Lidsky is a results-driven leader with more than 35 years of experience in IT solutions and technology services. As chief executive officer, Mr. Lidsky is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to drive organizational growth, build market share and increase profitability for Core.

Prior to joining Core, Mr. Lidsky served as President and CEO of Datalink Corporation (Nasdaq: DTLK), an IT solutions and services company focused on data center and enterprise networking. Under his leadership, Datalink grew through organic initiatives and four acquisitions and was ultimately acquired by Insight Enterprises, Inc. in 2017. Prior to Datalink, Mr. Lidsky served in a number of executive leadership roles for a variety of leading organizations, including President and CEO of Calabrio, Inc., COO of Spanlink Communications, Inc., President and CEO of Computer Telephony Solutions, Inc., and President and CEO of OneLink Inc.

Mr. Lidsky currently serves on the Board of Directors of Stratix and Image Sensing Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISNS). Previously, he served on the Board of Directors for Ancor Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: ANCR), Calabrio, Inc., Computer Telephony Solutions, Inc., Datalink Corporation (Nasdaq: DTLK) and OneLink Inc.

Mr. Lidsky received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Cincinnati.
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Bill Wilshire As Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of Services, Mr. Wilshire leads Core’s internal technology strategy and Core Learning division, as well as oversees all professional services and customer delivery. Through these organizations, Mr. Wilshire is focused on identifying, designing and delivering holistic solutions to customers. Under his leadership, Core has developed a strategic Envision, Execute, Enable approach to accomplish this purpose across all major verticals. This approach, coupled with Mr. Wilshire’s “push for perfection” leadership style, is what creates a rewarding experience for customers.

Mr. Wilshire holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from West Point and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Additionally, he achieved his Executive Education Certificate from Babson College and has held multiple leadership roles across the technology industry.
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Gregory Symon Mr. Symon is a 35-year veteran of enterprise technology, software sales and services with proven success in sales team leadership, business development and sales strategy, including senior sales leadership roles at Intel, Red Hat and Sitecore.

Mr. Symon is responsible for overseeing Sales and Marketing, Inclusive of leading new/renewal Client Sales, Sales Operations, Sales Enablement and Marketing teams throughout Core's regions in the US.

Prior to joining Core BTS, Mr. Symon served in several executive sales leadership roles where he drove significant growth through innovative, customer-focused sales strategies for well-known organizations. In his most recent role as SVP, WW Field Operations, Rimini Street, Mr. Symon had a breadth of responsibility that included leadership of the WW Sales, Sales Operations, Sales Enablement & Partner Teams.

Mr. Symon holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Marketing/Management degree from Western Connecticut State University (WCSU). He Founded the American Marketing Association chapter at WCSU and was its first President.
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Kevin Thimjon Kevin Thimjon is an experienced financial executive with a demonstrated history of working in key leadership roles in businesses owned by both private equity firms and public companies. As Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Thimjon is responsible for the overall leadership of Core’s financial activities as well as working with the President and CEO to drive growth, profitability, cash flow generation and equity value creation.

Prior to joining Core, Mr. Thimjon served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Lids Sports Group, a retailer of licensed and branded headwear, sports apparel and novelties with over 8,000 employees, 1,100 stores and multiple websites. Prior to Lids Sports Group, Mr. Thimjon served in executive leadership roles for a variety of organizations, including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Just Marketing, Inc., President and Chief Financial Officer of Bell Industries, Inc. and Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of ISR Solutions, Inc.

Mr. Thimjon is a certified public accountant and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota.
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Adam Davis As Vice President of Cloud Solutions, Adam Davis is responsible for driving the Core BTS strategy to expand its cloud business. Adam Davis closely works with the go-to-market sales organization, driving sales enablement and alignment across the commercial and education verticals.

Having served in several capacities since Core’s inception in 2004, Adam has a proven track record of transforming strategic plans into workable solutions while managing performance benchmarks against operational target goals. As Core’s Regional VP of Sales in the Mid-Atlantic territory, Adam was responsible for the region’s rapid growth in customer acquisition and gross profits, seeing a 34% jump since 2014. As Sr. Director of Professional Services, Adam was instrumental in developing Core’s Resource Management and Staff Augmentation offerings and a leading revenue stream for the business.

Adam is a graduate from Berks Technical Institute 1999 with focus on electronics, software and networking. Adam Davis follows and has been influenced by Dale Carnegie.
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 Jason Eickmann As Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Mr. Eickmann oversees Core’s legal and compliance initiatives, in addition to leading the human resources organization. Mr. Eickmann has served as General Counsel for Core Business Technology Solutions, LLC since 2004, and was appointed by the board to the positions of Senior Vice President and Secretary subsequent to Core’s acquisition by Convergence Technologies, Inc., (CTi). Additionally, he has worked in sales and management roles in the technology industry since 1995. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Indiana University. Mr. Eickmann is admitted to practice law in the State of Indiana and in the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. corebts leadership team jason eickmann Jason Eickmann Senior Vice President, General Counsel transparent linkedin logo icon Dylan Pure As Chief Strategy Officer, Dylan focuses on strategic roadmap development to optimize Core’s unique market position and holistic IT services value proposition. In addition, Dylan is responsible for Core’s merger and acquisitions function.

Dylan has previous experience at Strategy&, a PwC strategy consulting firm. As the Director of the Technology, Media, and Telecom Deals Strategy group at Strategy&, Dylan played a critical role in building the team and leading it through numerous transactions valued at over $10 billion.

Dylan holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and an MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.
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INNOVATION & ECOSYSTEM

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Roman Avanesyan

Practice Director, Modern Workplace
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Jon McComb

National Director, Managed Services
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Dan Clarke

Director, Applications Infrastructure Services
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Zach Miller

Field Technology Officer
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Mike Mara

VP, Presales
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Mike Munoz

National Director, Professional Services

SALES & MARKETING

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Tony DeFeciani

Regional VP
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John Samz

Regional VP
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Robert Sensenig

Regional VP
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Gal Greenberg

Director, Marketing
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Jory Osborne

Regional VP

Finance & Human Resources

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Jaime McGowin

Senior VP, Finance
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Lauren Fast

VP, Human Resources & Org. Developement
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