Jeff has over 25 years of experience in software consulting and development in various roles of consultant, engineer, manager, and executive & founder with organizations ranging from startups to consulting groups to national membership organizations. In 1993 he co-founded Information Systems Experts, Inc. (now Guilford Group), which has grown to nearly 30 professionals. As a technical professional, Jeff brings extensive experience across platforms, technologies and industries. As an executive, he utilizes the latest development, leadership and business strategy tools in a highly competitive market. He has achieved this success, in large part, by focusing on long term relationships with clients and associates. Jeff lives in Carmel, IN with his wife, 2 sons and a daughter.
Rakesh has been a senior IT executive for over 30 years, leading the technology efforts in large Fortune 100 companies like BNY Mellon, Dreyfus, AIG and Deloitte. His experience includes all aspects of managing and delivering information technology with hands-on expertise in software development, project management and support. He has managed teams of 200+ on concurrent projects. He has deep experience in the setup and management of extensive offshore vendor relationships for companies such as Dreyfus and AIG. He has worked on a wide range of vertical markets and projects. Rakesh has relocated to Indianapolis from the east coast with his wife and two children, one in college and one in high school.
Michael is a VP with over 15 years of professional experience. He has an application development background and is now a proven leader with experience in team building, quality control and managing relationships. Michael ensures his team is properly enabled and helps them provide excellent service to the clients we support. He also works closely with clients, ensuring their needs are understood and met effectively. Michael has significant consulting experience with fortune 500 companies as well as much smaller organizations. He holds a BS degree in Computer Information Systems from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and member of the Central Indiana Chapter of the Project Management Institute. Michael leads one of our Application Development teams which builds custom software applications as well as provides support and maintenance for a number of clients in a wide range of applications and technologies. Michael is a seasoned traveler, married with two kids and lives in Carmel, IN.
Rajan has almost 20 years of IT experience in project management, ERP implementations, software development and eBusiness solutions. He has worked for a variety of companies including Fortune 500 companies like Lockheed Martin, IBM and Philips as well as startups like Silicon Magic in a variety of managerial roles. Before joining Guilford Group, Rajan was a partner of an Indy-based startup that helped small-to-midsize businesses, startups and non-profits with their marketing and IT strategies. His passions are in helping clients discover new and better ways to utilize technology to help grow their businesses. Rajan is involved in the community and is on the board of the Venture Club of Indiana and Indy Chamber Ambassadors. He is also a graduate of the Hamilton County Leadership Academy as well as Leadership Indianapolis’ Leadership Education and Development program. Rajan has dual degrees in Management Information Systems and Finance. He is a die-hard Colts fan and lives in Carmel with his wife and 2 kids.
Chris has over 15 years of IT experience in various roles including: developer, business analyst, project manager, program manager, and technical director. He has worked for a Fortune 500 company and as a self-employed IT consultant. Business operations, IT service management, and sales/marketing are the areas of expertise where he has been a part numerous successful projects. He is a University of Florida graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Decision and Information Science. Chris resides in Jacksonville, Florida with his wife and son. In their spare time, they enjoy fishing, boating and travel.
Cindy is a Project Manager with 19 years of professional experience. She has supported Business & Government implementation projects for clients such as IBM, CNO Financial, State of Indiana, and Anthem. She has a proven work history of building cohesive team environments where team & client collaboration and process management has led to client success. Cindy has been serving Guilford Group since 2016. Cindy has a passion for providing excellent customer service and seamless project delivery. Cindy has degrees from Eureka College and Bowling Green State University. She lives in the Indianapolis with her family.
Scott has spent over ten years with the organization managing projects and leading key enterprise development teams through the software development lifecycle. He uses his broad range of skills in client relations, team conflict resolution, resource planning , cost containment and schedule management to ensure rewarding client engagements. He has also helped to define our processes including: Project Management, Software Development, Quality Assurance, Business Analysis, Process Improvement, Marketing & Sales and Internal Resource Management. Scott holds a Master's degree in Information and Communication Sciences from Ball State University. Scott lives in Westfield with his family and enjoys being outdoors, whether it be running, hiking, biking or even (sometimes) working on his computer.
Shakeel has more than 25 years in leading development teams with hands-on architecture, design, development and support of object based, service oriented applications (web and desktop) and frameworks. His experience spans multiple industry sectors ranging from Healthcare, Finance, CAD/CAM and more recently vehicle transmission simulation/analytical systems. He is an expert in Java, .Net and C++ development environments. Originally from England, Shakeel and his wife have been settled in Noblesville, Indiana since 2005. They have two grown children – one graduated from IU and the other is graduating from Purdue. Away from work, Shakeel pursues his passion for World Cinema throughout the ages.
Over the past fourteen years, George has used his extensive knowledge of the Microsoft technology stack to deliver elegant solutions to even the most complex of business problems. He continues to serve in multiple capacities, from Architect, Technical Lead to hands-down developer. Throughout his career, he has successfully led a multitude of development teams, from proof of concepts to multi-million dollar implementations. He has consulted in a wide variety of industries, including: health care, manufacturing, consumer electronics, insurance, finance, ecommerce, technology, and defense. George lives in Lebanon, IN with his wife and two children.
Rob has 8+ years of experience in a number of technologies including Java, Mobile and .NET making him an invaluable contributor across projects and multiple platforms. He excels at conceptualizing complex business issues and finding creative solutions that are cutting edge while being cost-effective for his clients. He has extensive experience in a wide variety of industries including Transportation and Trucking, Supply Chain and Logistics, eCommerce, Retail and Financial services. Rob and his wife live in Muncie with their three dogs and they own the oldest continuously operating print shop in America, which his wife manages.
Larry has 20 years of sales experience as a professional working for a variety of companies in different roles such as a global account manager, sales manager and sales trainer. His experience and knowledge acquired over the years has allowed him the keen ability to grow and establish strong relationships with all levels of clients, including Fortune 500 companies, while being considered a trusted advisor. He is a Butler University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in business marketing. He is married to his wife Jennifer; they have 5 beautiful daughters and live in Indianapolis, IN. His hobbies include participating in all types of sports and he really appreciates the opportunity to mentor the youth in the community by being a coach for different sports.
Robby has over 25 years of experience in the Executive Recruiting, IT Staffing and IT Project Management industries. For the last 15 years, Robby has focused on developing IT Sales and Recruiting teams with a mission on delivering enterprise IT project and staffing solutions nationally. He is passionate about connecting great companies with talented IT professionals. Robby is involved in the community as a volunteer for several local nonprofit organizations and associations. He currently is a Board Director at IndySHRM, the local chapter of the Society of Human Resources Management. He has also turned his passion for information technology, competitive, and recreational sports into a web based platform that manages corporate recreational and intramural play called LeagueJoe.
Lori has been a part of the Guilford Group team since 2011. She has over 15 years of sales and marketing experience within several vertical industries including information technology, real estate, medical, legal, and the non-profit sectors. She is dedicated to understanding the internal systems, processes and requirements within an organization, as well as understanding the individual client’s needs, expectations and goals. In addition to obtaining the knowledge of each part of a business, whether internal or external, Lori goes above and beyond to establish long term relationships with all clients and colleagues. A "native" Hoosier, she currently lives in Fishers, IN with her husband, 2 daughters and a son.
Avtar has 10 years of experience in Java/J2EE technologies which makes him a valuable team member in the projects and platforms he is associated with. He has vast experience in various industry domains which includes Banking, Transportation, eCommerce, Healthcare and Financial domains. He is certified PRINCE2 (Projects In Controlled Environments, version 2) practitioner in Project Management and holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Punjab Technical University, India. Avtar is avid lover of Cricket, Adventure Sports, and movies. He resides in Chandigarh, India with his wife.
Shashi is an accomplished Information Services professional with 10+ years of experience as Architect, Designer and Developer of Enterprise solutions for corporate clients primarily using Microsoft technologies. He is well versed with the complete Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) in various domains like healthcare, fleet management and finance. He is an experienced Project Lead/Deputy Program Manager with responsibilities including: Project Planning, Resource planning (Weekly, Monthly), Estimation, Risk Management, Quality Management, Process Improvements and CMMI compliance. He has a Postgraduate degree from The Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, Ministry of IT New Delhi (CDAC) and lives in Chandigarh, India.
Justin has over 15 years of experience in technical support and development. He has worked at Fortune 500 companies Salesforce and Teradata. He has worked on several projects for Fortune 500 companies like JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, and Discover. He is currently completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer and Information Science with a focus on web development and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science at Indiana Purdue University. Justin lives in Noblesville with his wife and 2 kids. He enjoys hiking and golf.
Vince has been part of the Guilford group team since 2006. He has over 14 years of software development experience in Java and PLSQL. Over the course of his time at Guilford Group, he has excelled in delivering enterprise level Java projects in the transportation industry. He enjoys horseback riding, tennis, and playing cards competitively. Vince and his wife live in Fishers, Indiana.
Seth is a graduate of Purdue University with a degree in Computer Engineering and has over 7 years of experience in a number of technologies including Java and C++. During his time with Guilford Group, he has managed and worked on multiple teams delivering quality projects in the transportation and trucking industry. Seth and his wife live in Denver, Colorado with their two dogs. He loves spending his free time in the mountains throughout the year hiking, camping, and snowboarding.
Brant Gurganus has been with Guilford Group over five years. Brant has a worked professionally with technologies including Java and Android. Outside of his professional path, Brant has worked in various open source projects including Funtoo Linux, Mozilla Firefox, and rsync. He easily picks up on new technologies very quickly. Brant has also been involved in efforts to understand and utilize agile processes where applicable. Outside of technological pursuits, Brant lives in Carmel, Indiana and remains actively involved with a Boy Scout troop.
Karen has been the Guilford Group Office Manager for one year. She has six years of experience working as an Executive Assistant. She enjoys serving others with excellent interpersonal communication skills and attention to detail. Karen is a graduate of Taylor University and in her spare time enjoys fine oil painting, church events, and outdoor activities with her fiancé.
Kiran has more than 6 years of experience in building, integrating, testing and supporting Android applications for mobile and tablet devices on the Android platform. Has created and tested high-quality Android applications that included navigation functionality, animations, social networks, and server-side integrations. Her education includes a bachelor's degree in Information Technology. Along with development, has also been involved in team leading. Kiran lives in Chandigarh, India and like to watch plays, reading books, listening to music and cooking in free time.
Rishi has over 2 years of experience in project management and business analysis in his previous engagements. Rishi has a Masters in Accounting and an MBA in Finance and is currently working on his 3rd Master’s degree in MSMIT. Rishi is originally from Indore, India and is currently living in Indianapolis, IN. He has lived in five different cities for work that include Memphis TN, Jacksonville FL, Bloomington IL, Chicago IL and Indianapolis IN. He enjoys adventure sports, travelling and partying. Rishi joined Guilford Group as a Business Management Analyst and looks forward to a prosperous career with Guilford.
Dan has more than 25 years of consulting experience in software design, development, integration, and optimization, with a primary focus on database systems built on Oracle and SQL Server. He has participated in numerous successful development projects in a wide variety of industries and for clients ranging from the Fortune 100 to startup ventures. Dan majored in Computer Science with a concentration in Systems Software at SUNY Plattsburgh. He's an avid outdoorsman with particular passions for mountaineering and surfing. He currently lives in New Hampshire.
Arun has 6 years of experience working with variety of frameworks in Java and C#. He has worked in multiple domains such as Finance, Healthcare and the Transportation industry. New technologies always inspire him to continue furthering his technical capabilities. He currently resides in Carmel, IN with his wife. Outside of work he enjoys traveling.
Paul has a decade of experience in the field of information technology and services. As a Systems Analyst and Consultant, he has played key roles in Software and Web Development, Quality Assurance, technical support, report writing, and process improvement. He received a BS degree in Informatics from Indiana University with a cognate in Instructional Systems Technology. Paul lives in Indianapolis, enjoys attending shows at the local concert venues, traveling, and is a geek culture aficionado.
Passionate, responsible and committed software professional, with a get-it-done, on-time spirit, and more than a 9 years of experience designing, implementing and adapting technically sophisticated online web applications using Java/J2ee frameworks. Proficient in java, spring, hibernate, EJB and Application Life Cycle management. Shweta lives in Chandigarh, India and in her spare time likes to pursue creative craft & create decorative stuff.
Matt has been working in the information technology field since 2012. As a Consultant, he has focused in the fields of Project Management, Technical Support, and Software Development. He received his degree from Purdue University in Information Technology. Matt currently lives in Columbus, Ohio with his wife while she is attending Veterinary school. They have two very energetic dogs, a cat, and a ball python.
Aman is a Software developer with around 5 Yrs IT experience in development & production support of small to medium scale applications which consist of Programming using ASP.Net 3.5/4.0/4.5/4.6 C#, JQuery, Ajax, SQL server 2008, Entity framework 6.0, MVC 5, Web API and Asp.net Core. Aman lives in Chandigarh, India and is fond of singing, playing musical instruments. He is also into fitness gyming.
Almost 4 years of relevant experience in Application Development using Java Technologies.Expertise in Developing Applications using common J2EE Design Patterns.Coordinated team application of test-driven development (TDD) strategies to optimize system quality and to enable rapid refactoring and Agile Methodology.I am graduate with a bachelor's degree in computer science.I am living in panchkula, India with my family and love to do sketching.
Tyler has 3 years of experience working with a variety of languages and technologies including Java, C# / .NET, PHP, and Linux. Along with development, Tyler has also been involved in providing technical assistance among his team and most recently project management. His versatility has allowed him to become a key player among multiple projects. Tyler currently lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana while his girlfriend finishes up Veterinary Technician school.
Ishita has 4 years of experience in Manual Testing. As a QA her job is to ensure that the product meets the required quality standards. Understanding the requirements, creating Test Plans, Test Cases and executing them is part of her Test process. She holds a Master’s degree in Computer Applications. Other than testing, she is also an Inbound Marketing certified from Hubspot. Living in Chandigarh, India she is an avid reader & also loves to travel and explore new places.
With over 20 years of experience in finance, human resources and administration, Julie has been a staple at Guilford Group since 2010. She has worked with various types of consulting and law firms, nonprofits, and a Fortune 500 corporation as a self-employed administrative consultant. Julie has a passion for providing exquisite customer service. Julie has degrees from Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis and Ball State University. She lives in the Indianapolis area with her husband, elementary age daughter and a Border Collie.
Venkata has over 18 years of extensive experience in building applications using Microsoft technologies. He has worked in multiple capacities, from lead developer, project lead to onsite coordinator. He has consulted in various domains including mortgage, finance, retail, logistics, health care, student loans and learning management system. Venkata holds a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Chemical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Warangal in India. He likes networking, reading positive books and spending time with family. Venkata lives in Jacksonville, FL with his wife and two sons.
Surender has over 8 years of software development experience spanning ASP.NET 1.1 to ASP.NET 4.6, C#, including high transactional enterprise e-commerce applications. With a passion for software development especially with Agile practices he also has experience of non-Microsoft .NET technologies including AngularJS, Git and Oracle. A highly motivated individual who is always learning he can communicate effectively with technical peers. Is fond of travelling and exploring new places and lives with his family in Chandigarh, India.
Joshua has been part of the Guilford team since 2012. He has 7 years of software development experience in a variety of languages. Over the past four years, he has been critical in the development and maintenance of enterprise level C++ products. He enjoys playing video games. Joshua lives with his brother and his four children in McCordsville, IN.
Ryan is an experienced developer with a diverse background in software technologies. He enjoys helping customers identify and translate complex business issues into enterprise solutions. Ryan is passionate about technology, architecting scalable solutions, and building and leading effective teams. Ryan holds a MS degree in Computer Science from Ball State University and resides in the Indy Area.