Matt Hamlin CEO
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 CTO
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 CFO
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 Traveller COO
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.
Carl Wilkins DIRECTOR OF CLOUD OPERATIONS
Carl Wilkins’ passion for IT work began many years ago as 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 wore 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 FACILITIES MANAGER
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 VP SALES
Chris Howard is a Salt Lake native with over 20+ years of proven success in outside sales and business relationship management. Chris joined the Tonaquint team just after inception in April 2009 and has been an integral part of Tonaquint’s growth and success over the years. Chris has served in many roles within the sales department including Sales, Manager, and current role as VP of Sales. Chris is instrumental in creating the demand and business case for Tonaquint to expand it’s Colo services to offer Cloud, IaaS, DRaaS, and BaaS solutions. Serving as a Trusted Advisor, Chris brings great value in helping our customers assess which services best fit their needs and business goals while achieving maximum efficiency and cost savings for our customers. Chris received a BS in Business Management from Westminster College.
Jevin Parady ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
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 Dahm ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
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.
Chuck Davis 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.
Phil Hender SR. SYSTEMS ADMIN
Phil Hender has been in the information technology industry for 14+ years. He has worked with the 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 the 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 education and activities promoting suicide prevention and awareness.
Matt Holzwarth SR. NETWORK ENGINEER
Matt joins the Tonaquint team from Northeast Wyoming with 20 years of networking, integration, and IT services experience. Over the course of his career, Matt has been instrumental in the design, development, and deployment of IT systems and networks for internet service providers, school districts, and businesses. Matt’s experience brings an in-depth knowledge base for routing, switching, wireless technologies, cloud computing, server systems, and more. Matt’s family is at the heart of everything and he is a dedicated father and husband.
Michael O’Connor SYSTEMS ADMIN
Michael joined Tonaquint in 2016 and is attending Dixie pursuing his degree in 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 an active father and husband who loves volunteering, anything outdoors, building and fixing things, guns, art, and board games.
Jim Waldon 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 Neighbor CONTROLLER
Linda has been involved with KH Traveller companies for over 25+ years. She handles all AR/AP, office management, Human resources for Tonaquint, and has over 20 years of experience dealing with accounts management. She is a big-time animal lover and has dedicated much of her time to her horses and animals.
Cheri Mangold NOC MANAGER – STG
Cheri started with Tonaquint as a NOC employee in 2013. As an active member of 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.
Davis Rigby MARKETING SPECIALIST
Davis Rigby hales from the great city of Santa Clara. Once considered a knight, Davis now joins the ranks of Saleshood as he continues his life journey attending The Utah Valley University -the stepchild of BYU. Davis’s cunning wit, dashing good looks and smooth demeanor make him irresistible to the sales field.