Who is 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.

Meet the Team

Daniel Jefferies

Daniel Jefferies

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

Dustin Adams-Fall

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.

Steve Chang

Steve Chang

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

Cary Frick

Cary Frick

Cary’s super power is turning wood into beautiful things and spreading awesome all over the place! He loves to travel for live music, he’s the father of 4 pretty cool kids, and he’s a Marine Corps veteran.

Carman Goodrich

Carman Goodrich

When he’s not exploring the idiosyncrasies of modern technology and healing what ails it, Carman enjoys music, games, creator-owned comics, and all of those hoity-toity “prestige” TV shows.

Michael Ihnen

Michael Ihnen

Mike is new to Michigan coming from Lexington Kentucky. He loves trail mountain bike riding and cant wait to try it in the Michigan snow!

Monte Jones

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.

Brad Leitch

Brad Leitch

While he’s not working or exploring new areas of the country, Brad enjoys making music (especially playing percussion instruments), indulging in different craft beers, as well as playing in local amateur golf tournaments.

Heath Miller

Heath Miller

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

Ben Morris

Ben Morris

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

Daniel Proczko

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.

Luke Reynolds

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.

Amy Rizzo

Amy Rizzo

Amy is an administrative assistant at Newmind, and is a student at Western Michigan University. In her spare time she skates on a synchronized skating team and loves to bake.

Ryan Russey

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.

Todd Sloan

Todd Sloan

Todd’s hobbies include Star Wars, Seinfeld, movies and lots & lots of tech. He is primarily a family man with a daughter and two young, beautiful, brilliant grand daughters, but he also loves solving technology problems and really loves getting paid to do a job that is fun for him.

Shawn Tooley

Shawn Tooley

Shawn heads Newmind Education. 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.

Abbi VanDyken

Abbi VanDyken

Abbi joined the team as the resident financial expert, and in her spare time she enjoys craft beer, travel, nature hikes and a plethora of music.

Matt Vollmar

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.

Garrett Wenger

Garrett Wenger

Garrett Wenger is a storyteller and marketer on Newmind’s Growth Team. He spends his time spinning stories on and off the clock, and when he’s not doing that, he enjoys cycling and leafing through rare comics.