Matt Hamlin has been involved with the Tonaquint team since its inception and oversees the fiscal well-being and day-to-day management of the Tonaquint Data Center including operations, engineering, sales and business development. Matt joined the Tonaquint team from InterLinx, an open access telecommunications company. With InterLinx, Matt served in many roles within their financial and marketing efforts where he was able to assist in bring multiple fiber long haul routes to the southern Utah region for more robust connectivity options for carriers. Matt received a BS from Southern Utah University in Marketing, and an MBA from Oregon State University.
Philip Daley has over 20 years of networking and integration experience and joins the Tonaquint team coming from Weber State University. Philip provides executive leadership and direction for network development, internal infrastructure engineering, and data center operations. During his time at WSU, Philip was instrumental in the re-design and implementation of the core network, including the data center network, which brought needed increases in capacity, redundancy, and security. Philip received his BS in Telecommunications Administration and an MBA from Weber State University.
Rhonda Dahm has over 25 years of experience in the accounting and business world. She has managed government, corporate, and banking accounts and relationships both in the US and abroad. Rhonda has years of experience with operations, management, human resources, sales, and accounting. She is a lover of the outdoors, camping, fishing, travel, loves to read, but loves her family most of all.
Kolby has been involved with the Traveller companies over 10+ years and is a core component of the Tonaquint Team. From operations support to customer acquisition, Kolby has been involved in the day-to-day operations.
DIRECTOR OF CLOUD OPERATIONS
Carl Wilkins’ passion for IT work began many years ago when he was a young teenager helping support PeachTree accounting software for family members on Windows 3.11 and MS-DOS. Since then his computing “clouds” have only grown! Before joining Tonaquint in 2020, he has worn the various “hats” of a systems integrator, administrator, architect, and engineer. He has worked in non-profit, higher education, and the financial service sectors. His most recent experience was managing the systems infrastructure, engineering, and operations team of a large, federally-chartered Credit Union. He has a BS in Computer Science from Utah Valley University. Outside of the office, Carl enjoys taking in the fresh air of the great outdoors of Utah and the occasional trip to the beach, meaning any beach with salt-water, tides, and waves!
Harv McArthur has over 20+ years of electrical and project management experience. From design, implementation, and installation, Harv has built the electrical systems for schools, restaurants, retail, and commercial projects throughout Utah and Las Vegas. He was the project manager on the electrical build-out of the Tonaquint Data Center, and received many technical merits for his work. After completion of the data center, Harv came on as the facilities manager. He is a Utah Certified Master Electrician and has a degree from Dixie State College.
Chris Howard is a Salt Lake native with over 10+ years of proven success in outside sales and business relationship management. Chris is a forward thinker with the ability to break down complex issues and maximize efficiencies for both the customer and the company.
Jevin Parady joined the Tonaquint team in 2018 and connects the businesses in the intermountain area with the rest team, through marketing and sales, to build them the perfect solution. Jevin joined the Tonaquint team with years of experience building solutions for customers in the IT industry. In previous positions, Jevin assisted customers with complex infrastructural needs to find a way to monitor and keep tabs on all their equipment. At Tonaquint, he applies those skills to find the best data center solution possible for our customers. Jevin studied Business Information Systems at Utah Valley university.
VJ graduated from the College of Idaho with a BA in Business Administration, in 2017. He is passionate about Men’s Lacrosse where he played at the College of Idaho. VJ began working in the commercial sales field with Champion Home Builders in Weiser, ID. After 2 years with Champion, VJ returned to Boise to join the Tonaquint team, where he creates technical solutions for clients’ IT infrastructure.
FACILITIES MANAGER – BOI
Chuck Davis has over 20+ years of telecommunications and operations management. He has experience in a broad scope of cellular work, working knowledge of all heavy operational equipment, and maintenance. He has managed the Boise facility for the past 4 years. Chuck is an avid fisherman, loves to metal detect and be outside.
SR. SYSTEMS ADMIN
Phil Hender has been in the information technology industry for 14+ years. He has worked with University of Phoenix and JP Morgan Chase on multiple tech environments. Phil joined Tonaquint 5 years ago and supports data center operations and manages Tonaquint’s Cloud and BC/DR solutions. Phil holds current VMware Certified Professional certifications. He is committed and devoted to family and enjoys time with them at home, outdoors and at the movies! Phil is an advocate for the education and activities promoting suicide prevention and awareness.
SR. SYSTEM ENGINEER
Gary has 32 years of industry experience. Gary entered the industry in 1983 as a contract programmer for Northwest Nazarene College (NNC) and after graduating from the University of Idaho, took a job at NNC as the Associate Director of the Administrative Computer Center. Gary had responsibility for designing and administering the administrative software systems in addition to the campus LAN, which supported 2000+ users and numerous Novell, UNIX, and Microsoft servers.
Michael joined Tonaquint in 2016 and is attending Dixie pursuing his degree Information Security. He has been actively involved in Tonaquint’s security policies and day-to-day operations. He has his A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+ MCSA Client, Cisco Server certifications. Michael is in active father and husband who loves volunteering, anything outdoors, building and fixing things, guns, art, and board games.
SR. NETWORK ENGINEER
Over the last 20 plus years, Jim has worked in the Corporate ISP/ASP field. His duties have included systems security; mail, RADIUS, USENET, DNS, web, and database server administration; general UNIX-based systems administration; Cisco IOS routing, switching, and firewall administration. He has programmed using several high and low-level languages. Jim’s current role with Tonaquint leverages his broad prior experience and level of responsibility for service, server, and network administration, as well as for writing, configuring, and maintaining software.
Linda has been involved with KH Traveller companies for over 25+ years. She handles all AR/AP, office management, Human Resource for Tonaquint and has over 20 years experience dealing with accounts management. She is a big time animal lover and has dedicated much of her time to her horses and animals.
NOC MANAGER – STG
Cheri started with Tonaquint as a NOC employee in 2013. As an active member in the Network Operations, she now manages the day-to-day NOC activities and overall NOC management. She is currently working towards her degree in Information Technology at Dixie State. She loves being a mom and is a force to be reckoned with in Summoners of War.