About CBT

Mission Statement

At CBT, we are entrepreneurs and technologists. We are successful, passionate women and men who create integrated solutions to power our clients’ success. As a woman-owned Domain Expert Integrator, we consistently deliver innovation thanks to our first-class engineers, unrivaled client services, and strategic partnerships with the world’s finest providers of hardware and software solutions.

Whether your use cases are in Industrial IoT, Hybrid IT, HPC & Analytics, Connected Worker, or IT Supply Chain Optimization, we invite you to kick off your digital transformation with a Quickstart.  These design-thinking sprint sessions play a crucial role in developing organizational opportunities, unifying teams around a common goal, and sharing CBT’s innovation framework. Quickstarts are the foundation on which CBT builds world-class, enterprise technology solutions.

What is Connected Worker? Here is a list of glossary terms where we define common terminology associated with Connected Worker and its technologies.


We believe in nothing less than excellence. Our customers deserve service from the best company, people and community resource available. See our Achievements Page for more.

We are a WBENC-certified Women’s Business Enterprise and a proud proponent of diversity and inclusion, especially in technology. Read about our diversity experiences on our Blog.

Our team is qualified, certified and imaginative in creating solutions to real business problems – not just attaching boxes with wires. Read on below to meet our leadership and Our Founder.

We believe in the flexibility for a healthy work-life environment. We encourage our employees’ personal and professional growth. Check out our Careers Page to learn more.

We handpick our people — from our top-level enterprise engineers to our entry-level associates.

That’s because we at CBT know that before we can have a successful relationship with you, the customer, we must have a successful relationship with our employees.

Kelly Ireland
Founder & CEO
Rob Schaeffer
Rachel Nelson
Lonnie Ludwig
VP, Solution Services
Darrell Rowland
Director, Sales
Pam Paradiso
VP, Administration
Andrea Jones
Manager, Human Resources
Stan Galanski
SVP, Engineering Services
Andy Anderson
Sr. Director, Client Services
Teresa Catton
Director, IT Support
Tascha Price
Sr. Manager, Client Services
Carl Anderson
Director, Professional Services
Ben Davies
Manager, Marketing
Jennifer Magnifico
Manager, Client Services
Meet the Team