About Newmind Group

Newmind Group is an award-winning IT Managed Service provider specializing in cloud computing solutions. Based in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Newmind Group began as a small, regional IT company in 2003. Since then, we have opened offices in Detroit, Charleston, Minneapolis, and have grown in scope and size to become a national provider of cloud computing solutions for businesses of all sizes. Our specialty is moving legacy systems to more cost effective and reliable cloud based systems.

Newmind Group History

Meet the Newmind Group Team

Daniel Jefferies

Always looking for adventure. Founder @newmindgroup. Interests: mobile products for moms and families, travel, beer and making dreams come true.

Matt Vollmar

Matt is passionate about leadership, service excellence and financial nerdery. In his spare time, Matt helps herd three beautiful and very active children. His running hobby helps.

Ryan Russey

Ryan manages the IT Managed Services team at Newmind Group, and is also a Level 42 Boss Chief. He likes making music in his spare time.

Steve Chang

Managed Services Sergeant. Solving IT problems since 1995 and battling crime since 2003.

Heath Miller

Strong in the ways of Google-Fu and Backup. Amateur arcade repair and operator.

Monte Jones

Monte is dedicated to always making things better, from client relationships to the technology itself. He spends much of his free time developing his severely underrated stand-up comedy career.

Dustin Adams-Fall

Dustin's quest in life is to find problems and fix them. As a managed service tech, massage therapist, and generally relentless rectifier; when you need help, Dustin is your guy.

Luke Reynolds

Luke's days consist of helping people mend their fragile, unsound relationships with technology; His nights are filled with swashbuckling, ship sieges, and other adventures on the high seas.

Ben Morris

Ben's focus on the growth team is creating, maintaining and deepening relationships and loves reading classic literature to feel more intelligent.

James Kane

James is an aspiring computer scientist, a student, and an intern with Newmind's Helpdesk team. In his spare time he is in the Boy Scouts and enjoys strategy games.

Daniel Proczko

From organizing Build IT Together, TEDx events, and meetups, to engaging with business leaders, Dan strives to inspire individuals with new ideas and better thinking.

Alissa Wilde

As the Newmind Accountant and a former wrestler, Alissa has the skills to pay the bills and the faculties to control the faculty.

Hans Erickson

Hans is the point of the Newmind spear exploring Detroit via sailboat, motorcycle and (gasp) even mass transit, helping businesses in the D own technology.

Garrett Wenger

Garrett Wenger is a storyteller and marketer. He spends much of his spare time reading, writing, and rotating a growing list of tech devices.

Dean P. Simmer

Sources report that Dean spends the summer months helping lead the dedicated and vocal supporters of Detroit's soccer team. It's been alleged that the other months of the year are filled with books and family in their 115 year old home in Detroit.

Carman Goodrich

When he's not exploring the idiosyncrasies of modern technology and healing what ails it, Carman enjoys trying to play a handful of instruments like his musical saw. He can often be found at night playing "just one more match" of Rocket League.

Audrienne Murray

Audrienne works with the accounting and Google Apps teams. She enjoys theatre, music, reading and cooking in her free time.

Shawn Tooley

Shawn heads the EdTech Department at Newmind, when not helping schools he spends his free-time providing Uber services to his four children. His hobbies include building indestructible furniture and picking up heavy things.

Amy Rizzo

Amy is an intern working with Build IT Together and a student at Western Michigan University. In her spare time she skates on a synchronized skating team and loves to bake.

Tyler O’Brien Whitesides

Tyler is usually talking about soccer. He loves architecture, the human mind, and nachos, and spends most of his time with his wife and their two corgis.

Nick Miko

Nick loves pepperoni pizza. He really loves pepperoni pizza. While not eating or thinking about pizza, he is taking photos of and making videos about Detroit's soccer team, doing anything he can outdoors, following Detroit's other local sports teams, and trying out the latest in technology.