Our People

MEET THE
VIVACITY TEAM

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

ELI MALOLEY

CEO

Eli launched Vivacity in 2018 with the goal of being an all-inclusive K-12 EdTech Solutions provider that would continuously strive to be better in everything from pricing, service, quality, and philanthropy. Eli’s executive leadership has guided the business to grow from four to over 100 full-time employees in five years. His contributions to Vivacity have extended to designing physical products, developing curriculum, creating software, and launching multiple service centers in the United States. Eli's leadership has set the company up to become an industry powerhouse and competitor in the international landscape.

BEN ERICKSON

Executive Vice President of Customer Experience

Ben Erickson joined Vivacity Tech in November of 2021, filling a vital role as Vice President of Customer Experience. With over a decade of experience in sales and various leadership roles in the K12 technology industry, Ben has a stellar track record in developing his team to provide best-in-class customer service. He has been instrumental in preserving and enhancing the overall Vivacity customer experience. Through his work to grow his team and provide the best customer service, Ben was promoted to Executive Vice President of Customer Experience in June 2022.

CATHERINE SHOOP

Executive Vice President of Finance

Catherine has over ten years of experience in finance and accounting, including various executive and leadership roles, most recently within the K12 EdTech industry. Catherine is responsible for all financial aspects of the company, paired with oversight of the risk management and procurement functions. Her background spans public and private corporations, focusing on ERP implementations, project/change management, process improvement, and mergers and acquisitions. Catherine is a dedicated leader, committed to mentoring others and building connections. She earned her Master of Accountancy from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and continues to hold an active CPA license.

JENNI SEVERSON

Vice President of People

Jenni joined Vivacity Tech in 2020 as the first human resources teammate bringing over ten years of leadership experience to her role. She began her role focusing the HR function around the people and culture of the organization with a strong focus on the employee experience. Jenni leads the Vivacity community initiatives including, the youth employment program, which partners with the City of St. Paul’s Right Track program. She is a Board Member of Simon Says Give, a volunteer and Legislative Affairs Committee Member for TCSHRM, SHRM District 3 Advocacy Captain, PHR certified HR professional, and Insights Discovery Client Practitioner.

OUR TEAM

MEREDITH ABSHER

Customer Success Representative II

NICKY ACEVEDO

Instructional Tech Manager

MICHEL ADAI

Technical Services Lead, Teardown

RESHID ADEN

Computer Repair Technician  

SAMUEL AJAVON

Computer Repair Technician

PAIGE ARVIDSON

Customer Success Supervisor

MARK BAKER

Territory Manager

CHASE BARRERA

Production Associate

FRANCIS BAUER

Recruiter

NICK BAUER

Computer Repair Technician

NATHAN BIRCH

Senior Full Stack Developer

RILEY BROCKOPP

Warehouse Associate

ROBERT BROSAS

Teardown Technician

DILLON BURGETT

Senior Technical Services Lead

PAJSUA CHA

Lead Claims Administrator

JAI CHANG

Teardown Technicia

AARON CHINANADER

eCommerce Data Coordinator

CARTER CHRISTENSEN

Territory Manager

KENYATA COBBS

Production Lead

JACOB DAVIE

Technical Solutions Specialist

QUINDON DUDLEY

Repair Parts Specialist

JON ECKSTROM

Shipping & Receiving Clerk

NATE EDGETON

Operations Manager

MARCUS EDWARDS

Operations Supervisor

GABRIEL EIDE

Sr. Financial Analyst

NICK ELLISON

Territory Manager

JASON EMRICSON

Director of Operations

ANA ENDRES

Sales Operations Manager

ABBY ERICKSON

Territory Manager

AARON ESKEW

Technical Services Lead

DAVID EVANS

Parts Lead

BRIA FAITHFUL

Curriculum Specialist

CRISTOPHER FORBES

Computer Repair Technician

SAMUEL FREDRICKS

Production Associate

DAVID FROHLICH

Parts Lead

ASHLEY GANES

Executive Administrative Assistant

BRITNEY GARRITANO

Territory Manager

NICK GILL

Junior Accountant

NIKABOU GNANGNAM TCHAPO

Solder Repair Technician

JASON GORDON

Vice President of Channel Strategy

JENA GRAY

Trade Show Specialist

COLIN GRILLO

Warehouse Lead

GEORGE GRUNFELDER

Computer Repair Technician

CRYSTAL HALE

Director of Channel Strategy

JENNILEE HARSCH

Customer Success Representative

RYAN HEINEMAN

Key Accounts Manager

KEVIN HEROFF

General Manager, HQ

KODEE HOF

Territory Manager

SHANTRELLE HOLT

Claims Coordinator

TY HOWARD

Customer Success Representative

KATELIN HOWE

Customer Success Manager

ROMEO

Chief Dog

JULIUS HUFFCUTT-GRANT

Production Associate

DEMARIUS HUGHES

Repair Parts Specialist

HARRISON HUMPHRIES

Computer Repair Technician

ELIZABTH IHEKOROMYE

Computer Repair Technician

SANDY JOHNSON

Director of Marketing

DIONTE JOHNSON

Production Associate

LEILA JONES

Contract & Bids Specialist

GAVIN JONES

Computer Repair Technician

PHIL KIM

Computer Repair Technician

EZEKIEL KRUH

Computer Repair Technician

SAMANTHA KUHN STENEART

Project Manager

KATEY LANGER

Graphic Designer

JOHNATHON LARSON

Computer Repair Technician

CHRIS LAWRENCE

Parts Compatibility Coordinator

MIKE LEE

Computer Repair Technician

CHI NOU LEE

Repair Parts Specialist

JETT LEE

Assistant Parts Operations Supervisor

KAYLA LITTLE

Marketing Manager

MEGAN LOKUTA

Territory Manager

JEFFREY LONDON

HP End-Point Product Manager

ROBERTO LOPEZ-CARRERA

Teardown Technician

TSHUA LOR

Sales Parts Specialist

TRUMAN MADDEN

Computer Repair Technician

CONAN MALADY

Solutions Engineer

LEAH MALOLEY

Public Benefits Director

TANYA MALOLEY

Planning & Logistics Lead

GREGORY MATHES

Computer Repair Technician

JACOB MATTYS

Computer Repair Technician  

KATIE MCCONNEL

Channel Specialist, Procurement

ALEXANDER MEIER

Senior Computer Repair Technician

BIANCA MERINO

Office Manager

JEFF METZ

Key Accounts Manager

KYLA MILLINGTON

Warehouse Associate

VICTOR MOLINA

Technicail Services Supervisor

COLETTE MORRIS

General Counsel

NICHOLAS MORRISON

Computer Repair Technician

NOU MOUA

Computer Repair Technician

STEFFAN MOUTON

Full Stack Developer

KYLE MULLENIX

Solder Repair Technician

KODI NELSON

Computer Repair Technician

MATT NGUYEN

Customer Success Representative

JOSH NORRIS

Technicial Services Lead

JOE PALONY

Territory Manager

AVERY PARKER

Database Specialist

BO PATTERSON

National Sales Manager

CALEB PEARMAN

Technicial Services Lead

RYAN PENROSE

Quality Assurance Parts Specialist

MYRA PETRUS

Computer Repair Technician

MIKE PLUCKER

Technical Solutions Manager

TYLER POWELL

Warehouse Lead

LEE PRINCE

Director of Key Accounts

ANDREW PUFFENBARGER

Technicial Services Lead

AARON RASMUSSEN

Teardown Technicial

TYRONE REED

Computer Repair Technician

CHELSI RHODES

Senior Customer Success Representative

SEAN RILEY

Production Associate

CHASE ROBERTS

Territory Manager

NOLAN ROCKER

Shipping & Receiving Clerk

BETH ROGNESS

Bids and Contracts Manager

LUKE ROSE

Product Manager

BRYCE SANDERS

Assistant General Manager, HQ

SHANE SCHULTE

Computer Repair Technician

JACQUE SCOTT

HR Manager

DENNIS SIVILAY

Computer Repair Technician

JAREN STOCKERT

Computer Repair Technician

JUSTIN STOCKERT

Sales Parts Specialist

ANNABELLE SUGGS

Planning & Logistics Specialist

BRYAN SWEENEY

Sales Parts Specialist

ANDY SZMANDA

Channel Sales Representative

KEITH THAO

Shipping & Receiving Clerk

AUSTIN THAO

Teardown Technician

TONY THAO

Teardown Technician

BRUCE THAO

Assistant Operations Supervisor

SHANTRELLE THOMAS

Claims Assistant

WENNY VANG

Teardown Technician

KAJAI VANG

Channel Specialist, Parts

PATRICK VANG

Parts Picker

MARISSA WILLIAMS

Senior Trade Show Specialist

ADRIAN WILLIAMS

Technicial Services Supervisor

JOHN WILSON

Repair Parts Specialist

WILLIE WINSTON

Teardown Technician

CHERYL WITTMAN

Junior Accountant

DELLA XIONG

Claims Administrator

NHIA XIONG

Computer Repair Technician

NTOMOO XIONG

Computer Repair Technician

GER XIONG

Computer Repair Technician

JAYLEN XIONG

Computer Repair Technician

LUCKY YANG

Computer Repair Technician

KELVIN-TANNER YANG

Computer Repair Technician

JOE YANG

Production Associate

FUCIE YANG

Production Associate

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