Meet the Team

The Data Cave team is dedicated to meeting your colocation, data backup, and business continuity needs! Learn more about each of us us below.

 


Angie May

Angie May

President / CEO

Angie has more than 25 years experience in Indiana’s business community. She is currently the President and CEO of Data Cave, Inc., and President and CEO of Analytical Engineering, Inc., both 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.

 


Brittany Lutke

Brittany Lutke

Executive Director

Brittany helps the team succeed by overseeing operations. She is also responsible for business development and account management. Brittany shifted industry expertise from advertising and marketing to the world of data centers when she joined Data Cave in February of 2012. Meeting new people and being exposed to a variety of businesses and organizations genuinely intrigue her. In her spare time, she loves to be outdoors: either on a boat at the lake, riding her motorcycle (a custom Harley Street Glide), or playing with her two dogs. She starts her mornings by surviving a Crossfit workout. Brittany has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and was an All-American collegiate swimmer.

 


Patrick Gill

Patrick Gill

Director of Operations

Patrick’s passion for technology helped him excel quickly in understanding and building networks on a large scale. Patrick oversees Data Cave’s operations on both the facilities and network side and interfaces with our customers daily.  Data Cave works diligently to ensure uptime is a priority and communication between various working parts of the company is crucial. Patrick has a Bachelor’s degree in New Media from IU and develops websites as a hobby. Patrick is an Apple enthusiast and plays guitar at local venues.

 


Nic Kirts

Nic Kirts

Sr. Facilities Manager

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 16 years of experience in electrical and network installation, a degree in heating/cooling from Ivy Tech Community College, and is a licensed electrician. Nic enjoys riding his 100th Anniversary Edition Harley Davidson Fat Boy on nice days and even sometimes in the rain!

 


Greg Grimes

Greg Grimes

Facilities Manager

Greg provides a wide range of support for the Data Cave facility, working alongside Nic. He has 29 years of industrial maintenance experience, in addition to an Associate’s degree in Electronics. Greg is an avid sports fan and enjoys fishing and golf.

 

 


Zack Ellison

Zack Ellison

Sr. Engineering Advisor

Zack has more than 30 years of industry experience with a strong focus on customer support. 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.

 

 

Angie has more than 25 years experience in Indiana’s business community. She is currently the President and CEO of Data Cave, Inc., and President and CEO of Analytical Engineering, Inc., both 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.
Zack has more than 28 years of industry experience with a strong focus on customer support. 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.
Brittany helps the team succeed by overseeing operations. She is also responsible for business development and account management. Brittany shifted industry expertise from advertising and marketing to the world of data centers when she joined Data Cave in February of 2012. Meeting new people and being exposed to a variety of businesses and organizations genuinely intrigue her. In her spare time, she loves to be outdoors: either on a boat at the lake, riding her motorcycle (a custom Harley Streetglide), or playing with her two dogs. She starts her mornings by surviving a Crossfit workout. Brittany has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and was an All-American collegiate swimmer.
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.
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 16 years of experience in electrical and network installation, a degree in heating/cooling from Ivy Tech Community College, and is a licensed electrician.
Greg provides a wide range of support for the Data Cave facility, working alongside Nic. He has 29 years of industrial maintenance experience, in addition to an Associate’s degree in Electronics. Greg is an avid sports fan and enjoys fishing and golf.
Nick is responsible for making sure Data Cave’s internal network and monitoring systems are as functional and redundant as the rest of the facility. With a background in both Systems Administration and programming, he brings a range of experience and problem solving abilities to our team. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Network Engineering from Purdue University. He enjoys spending time with family & friends, video games, and any task that requires the use (and/or purchase) of tools.