CEO – Angie May
Angie has more than 22 years experience in Indiana’s business community. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Data Cave, Inc., and President and CEO of Analytical Engineering, Inc., in Columbus. She serves on several local advisory boards, and is on the board of directors for Salin Bank. Angie has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Trine University, and a MS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University.
President – Zack Ellison
Zack has more than 28 years of industry experience with a strong focus on customer support. He is responsible for the overall management of Data Cave business and customer satisfaction. He serves on several Bartholomew County boards and commissions and works hard to make the Columbus community a better place to live. Zack has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue and was locally certified in Project Management. He enjoys family, drag racing, and plays bluegrass fiddle.
CTO – Caleb Tennis
Caleb is a CCNP, with over 15 years experience in designing large scale network and electrical infrastructures. Caleb was responsible for the design, build-out, and commissioning of all critical systems within Data Cave. He is responsible for the technical operations of the facility as well as product and service development. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rose-Hulman, and an MS in Engineering from Purdue.
IT Architect- Greg Rhoades
Greg has more than 20 years of hands-on experience delivering complex IT infrastructure, spanning industries such as process control, scientific research, education, financial services and transportation management. He is responsible for Data Cave’s information technology infrastructure as well as product and service development. He has a BS in Computer Science from Purdue University. In his spare time he enjoys travel, the outdoors, tinkering with technology, spending time with family and has a passion for hiking in the National Parks.
Business Development Manager – Brittany Lutke
Brittany has been successful in business development for over 7 years since her start in TV advertising sales. She has received recognition for her performance such as being inducted to the President’s Club with Insight Media, and named one of Louisville’s Hot Top 10 Young Professionals by Adfed. Brittany graduated with a BS in Communications from Grand Valley State University where she competed as a long distance swimmer while being an Academic All American.
Network Operations Manager – Patrick Gill
Patrick’s passion for technology helped him excel quickly in understanding and building networks on a large scale. Patrick oversees Data Cave’s NOC and works diligently to ensure network uptime is a priority. He has a Bachelor’s degree in New Media from IU and develops websites as a hobby. He also maintains a CCENT certification. Patrick is an Apple enthusiast* and plays guitar at local venues.
Facility Manager – Nic Kirts
Nic is responsible for the day to day operations of the core aspects of the facility, including electrical and HVAC control. Nic personally oversaw all aspects of the construction of the interior of the Data Cave facility. He has over 10 years experience in electrical and network installation, and is a licensed electrician.
Marketing Manager – Ben Hatton
Ben has a strong background in both Marketing and Project Management in the technology industry, and is responsible for the management of all the marketing efforts for Data Cave. He graduated with a BS in Marketing from Indiana University, and he also received an Associate’s degree in Web Design from Ivy Tech Community College. Ben enjoys spending time with family, working out, and being active in his local church.
Systems Administrator – Jake Champlin
Jake’s willingness to learn and drive for perfection has given him the skills and work ethic needed to maintain uptime at The Data Cave. He has a strong Linux and GNU background, which has further fueled his strive for success. Jake is currently enrolled at Ivy Tech, graduating within the next year. He also maintains an CompTIA A+ Certification, and a CompTIA Network+ Certification.