Meet Our Consultants

Jeff Johnson, VP, Mastermind Groups for Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc.

Jeff Johnson

For six years, Jeff was the proud owner of CMIT Solutions of Central Sacramento, one of the most successful CMIT franchise businesses in the country. One giant secret behind their growth? Jeff discovered Robin’s proven sales and marketing systems and quickly became one of her hungriest clients. Impressed with Jeff’s implementation of the Toolkit in his own business, Robin hired him at Technology Marketing Toolkit to mentor other IT business owners.

Today, Jeff leads Robin’s 500+ member mastermind groups, including Producers Club and Accelerators Club. He coaches and advises hundreds of IT owners to grow their businesses using sound sales and marketing strategies that simply work. Because he was once in your shoes as an IT business owner growing his business through these same proven tools and resources, Jeff brings a high level of expertise to his coaching. With a mix of solid direction, encouragement and tough-love accountability, Jeff’s coaching delivers results.

Mark Shehan, Client Coach, Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc.

Leia Shilobod

Mark Shehan is the essence of a self-made success story. With little money and no clients, Mark moved to the US in 2006 to open his one-person MSP. With time, dedication and sacrifice, he ultimately turned to Technology Marketing Toolkit. Due to his success following the Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc. methodologies, Mark was able to sell his MSP business in 2015 for a handsome profit! Today, he is the founder of Pioneer Programmers. If you are looking for someone who has been in your shoes and faced the challenges presented to every MSP, then Mark is your guy!

Mark is a software developer, serial entrepreneur, world traveler and former managed services provider. He has been honing his sales prowess since childhood, and IT services have been a staple in his life for nearly 20 years. Mark has been utilizing the Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc. methodology since 2006 with an MSP, VOIP and software development company. He joined the Producers Club in 2011 and began mentoring others in the program by 2013.

In his role as a Client Coach with Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc., Mark has consulted with a variety of IT services companies, helping clients develop and implement a marketing plan based on a proven approach developed over 16 years, working with more than 8,000 MSPs and IT services companies. During your time with him, Mark will reveal multiple opportunities for increased sales, profits, client development and retention, and provide you with the solutions, resources and strategies you need to build a profitable business.

Rich Crockett, Senior Coach and Mayor of Producers Club, Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc.

Rich Crockett

Whether he’s dressed as Obi Wan, Uncle Jessie, The Most Interesting Man In The World, Santa Claus or a pirate, Rich Crockett lives up to Robin’s description that he’s “very versatile”. Rich first discovered Robin in 2008 while working as the marketing manager with Tom Malesic at EZSolution. After attending an implementation seminar in 2009, they began to apply the genius of the Toolkit to their business and quickly joined Producers Club. Because Robin’s sales and marketing system took their business to awesome heights, his title was upgraded to “Marketing Madness Manger”.

In 2011, Rich and Tom competed in Robin’s Better Your Best competition and won. That same year, Rich started mentoring for Robin in a few weekly Implementation Seminars for about 6 groups. Since then, Rich has presented at 3 Marketing Manager Trainings, was Genius of the Month, mentored Freshman Producers Club Groups, received 2 Accountability Group of the Year Awards and 3 Accountability Group of the Quarter Awards. For the past 3 years, Rich has joined Technology Marketing Toolkit, working with Jeff Johnson and the Mastermind Team as Senior Coach and Mayor of Producers Club. Rich has always been passionate about seeing people succeed in business and life, and his proven coaching style makes those dreams possible.

Lisa Shorr, VP of Marketing for Secure Future Tech Solutions

Lisa Shorr

As the founder of Shorr Success and 20 years as co-owner and VP of Marketing for Secure Future Tech Solutions, Lisa Shorr has first-hand experience as an IT services provider, a small business owner and a Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc. client. She is a noteworthy consultant with a laser focus on sales, image consulting and corporate branding. Her implementation of Technology Marketing Toolkit methodology has contributed to exponential growth in both her own companies and those of the clients she coaches.

Lisa has exceptional experience with small businesses and IT services companies. She and her husband, Eric, have been Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc. clients for more than three years. They have completed multiple training programs and were finalists in the Better Your Best competition at the 2018 Bootcamp. Lisa has been a coach with our Accelerators Club since its inception.

In her role as a Client Coach with Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc., Lisa has consulted with a variety of IT services companies, helping clients develop and implement a marketing plan based on a proven approach developed over 16 years, working with more than 8,000 MSPs and IT services companies. During your time with her, she will reveal multiple opportunities for increased sales, profits, client development and retention, and provide you with the solutions, resources and strategies you need to build a profitable business. Lisa wants to help you build the strategies and implementation plan that will bring you success in your IT business.

Peter Verlezza, Managing Partner of SMB Networks, LLC

Peter Verlezza

As the Managing Partner of SMB Networks, LLC, Peter Verlezza has more than a decade of firsthand experience with marketing for MSPs, cyber security and other IT services, utilizing the Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc. methodology. He is a cyber security expert, accomplished speaker and two-time best-selling author, and he serves on the board of the Medical Group Management Association.

Peter astounds local medical offices with his sales moxie and professional nature. He has been a Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc. client and Producers Club member for more than a decade. Peter was a finalist in the Better Your Best competition at the 2012 Bootcamp and has been a coach with the Accelerators Club for several years.

In his role as a Client Coach with Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc., Peter has consulted with a variety of IT services companies, helping clients develop and implement a marketing plan based on a proven approach developed over 16 years, working with more than 8,000 MSPs and IT services companies. During your time with him, Peter will reveal multiple opportunities for increased sales, profits, client development and retention, and provide you with the solutions, resources and strategies you need to build a profitable business.

Charles Henson, Managing Partner of Nashville Computer

Charles Henson

Charles Henson has over 25 years of hands-on experience running a small business. Over the years, he’s worked the day-to-day tasks of every role, excluding accounting. Currently Charles is the Managing Partner of Nashville Computer and an Amazon best-selling author, and he hosts an on-demand TV show educating his community about cyber security.

Charles has been a coach with Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc. for four years. Not only is he successful at coaching others about marketing strategy and implementation, he is living it! A Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc. member since 2009, he’s grown his business from $5,000 in MRR to over $215,000 in MRR and shattered his goal of reaching $3.5 million in revenue. He was the winner of the Better Your Best contest at the 2017 Bootcamp, earning him a brand-new Tesla.

In his role as a Client Coach with Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc., Charles has consulted with a variety of IT services companies, helping clients develop and implement a marketing plan based on a proven approach developed over 16 years, working with more than 8,000 MSPs and IT services companies. During your time with him, Charles will reveal multiple opportunities for increased sales, profits, client development and retention, and provide you with the solutions, resources and strategies you need to build a profitable business. Charles wants to help you find the success that allows you to take a vacation without worrying about how your business will manage without you.

Fred Sagester, CEO of Sagester Associates Group

Fred Sagestar

As the founder and CEO of Sagester Associates Group, Fred Sagester has more than two decades of experience as an MSP, software developer and small business owner. After six years of working with the Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc. methodology, Fred is armed and ready to help you build the highly effective, repeatable marketing system that your company needs to bring on better quality clients and increase sales.

Fred is a specialist in dental IT technology with 18 years’ experience. He is regarded as one of the Midwest’s greatest talents in his field. After spending a few years as a skeptic, Fred joined Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc. in the spring of 2012 and ascended to the Producers Club in 2016. He is proud to have been a coach with the Accelerators Club since its origin.

In his role as a Client Coach with Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc., Fred has consulted with a variety of IT services companies, helping clients develop and implement a marketing plan based on a proven approach developed over 16 years, working with more than 8,000 MSPs and IT services companies. During your time with him, Fred will reveal multiple opportunities for increased sales, profits, client development and retention, and provide you with the solutions, resources and strategies you need to build a profitable business.

Leia Shilobod, Co-founder of InTech Solutions, Inc

Leia Shilobod

Leia Shilobod (aka the IT Princess of Power) is a cyber security advisor, award-winning speaker and co-founder of InTech Solutions, Inc. She has nearly 13 years of experience as the go-to security expert within the IT services community. With her background in cyber security, she’s become a highly sought-after presenter, with former engagements at the Harvard Club of Boston.

Leia is blazing trails in the Pittsburgh area through IT consulting on computer integration, networks and IT security for manufacturers. She originally began using the Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc. in 2010 and joined the Producers Club in 2012. In 2014, Leia found herself digging deeper into the Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc. methodology after having lost 62% of her revenue in the fourth quarter. She is passionate and determined and believes in everyone’s ability to choose success.

In her role as a Client Coach with Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc., Leia has consulted with a variety of IT services companies, helping clients develop and implement a marketing plan based on a proven approach developed over 16 years, working with more than 8,000 MSPs and IT services companies. During your time with her, she will reveal multiple opportunities for increased sales, profits, client development and retention, and provide you with the solutions, resources and strategies you need to build a profitable business. If you want a no-frills coach who will give it to you straight and leave you constantly inspired, Leia is the one!

Aaron Leicht, VP of Client Coaching for Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc.

Aaron Leicht

If you need to know how to generate more sales in your IT services business, then you need to talk to Aaron Leicht. Aaron is a top-level sales consultant with a solid track record of building highly effective sales and marketing teams for both small businesses as well as two Fortune 1000 companies.

In his role as VP of Client Coaching for Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc., Aaron has also directly consulted with over 1,400 IT services firms on how to get an effective sales and marketing plan in place – whether they are just starting out or ramping up a larger, more established IT services practice.

His experience as a Cryptologic Technician and Intelligence Officer in the Navy taught him multiple skills in discipline, management, analytics and operations that have enabled him to be successful in both starting and running his own business, as well as building and managing a team of over 50 salespeople and managers at Wyndham Resorts, where he and his team were responsible for bringing in over $30 million in sales annually.

His approach is highly consultative, practical and service-focused. So, whether you’re a small IT services firm just getting started or a larger MSP that needs to get your current sales team to double production, Aaron has the ability to give you practical, experience-based advice in marketing, lead generation, solution-based selling and team-building that will work.