Team

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Kurt Stein Vista Tech Solutions

Kurt Stein – East Coast
President and Founder

Strategic, Proven

Kurt provides operational excellence and best-of-class technical experience, with an in-depth understanding of industry stakeholders in Global and Emerging Markets. He draws his experience from eight years as an Operations Division Supervisor with United Parcel Service and more than fifteen years experience in management, complex sales development and implementation at AT&T. As a Client Business Manager in the Enterprise segment of AT&T, Kurt’s customer and client-facing skills were honed. The prerequisites of this role were a strong technical background, an understanding of all AT&T’s products and services, and an ability to implement his client’s strategies through collaboration with IT and Executive Management Teams. Kurt drives revenue through his ability to seamlessly manage fast-paced demands that ever-changing technology and process necessitate. Under his leadership, Vista Tech Solutions continues to secure quality-driven successes and has enjoyed a steady growth rate. Kurt has positioned Vista Tech Solutions with the distinction of being an AT&T Bronze Level Solution Provider since 2017.

What Drives  Kurt

Kurt is passionate about delivering a superior experience to his clients and partners. It was for this reason that Kurt founded Vista Tech Solutions; its foundation rests on his many years as an AT&T management professional, which has catapulted Vista Tech’s success alongside a team of highly-experienced professionals who support that vision. Kurt prides himself in the strong relationships he has built in the industry and leverages this ecosystem to develop long-term, cost-efficient solutions for his customers.

Core Competencies/Traits: 

Kurt’s comprehension of AT&T’s products from Network-Based Firewalls, Web Security Services, to AT&T Consulting’s Social Engineering Audits, to PCI Engagements, Cloud offerings, Mobility and Wide Area Networks (MPLS/Switched Ethernet), makes him your go-to person for data, connectivity, and virtual solutions.

    • Highly self-motivated, dedicated and analytical
    • Adept in fast-paced working environments
    • Exceptional at problem-solving and operational management
    • Solid budgeting and financial analysis experience for planning and development
    • Cross-functional team and workflow management

Top Performer highlights as a Client Business Manager:

    • 2004 – 2009      120% to 159% Revenue Growth Attainment
    • 4 Time Gold Club Winner (Top 20%) of the AT&T Business SalesForce 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
    • 1 Time Leaders Council Winner (Top 2%) of the AT&T Business SalesForce, 2004

Top Performer highlights as a DNAE:

    • 1999 – 2003      25% to 210% Quota Attainment / 110% to 200% Revenue Growth Attainment
    • 2 Time Gold Club Winner (Top 20%) of the AT&T Business SalesForce 2000, 2001
    • 1 Time Leaders Council Winner (Top 2%) of the AT&T Business SalesForce, 2001
K Stein Vista Tech Solutions

Kiersten Stein – West Coast
Director, Operations and Information Systems

Dedicated to Insight, Impact, and Excellence

A 35-year, strategic solutions veteran whose passion runs deep for prototyping and taking technological models to the next level. Kiersten owned and operated a full-service design, marketing, and multimedia agency for more than 20 years with past clients such as TimeLife, Standard Microsystems, Schein Pharmaceutical, Pall Corp., Dell, and Epson. As an Executive V.P., V.P. of Marketing for an international firm, she was focused on custom products spanning diverse industries and countries within the music and packaging industry. Kiersten also co-founded a full-service event company, an international mentoring program, and was a Channel Art Director in a high-tech publishing firm. Kiersten’s operational and entrepreneurial experience, with a degree in Business Information Systems and a focus on international management, allowed for an easy transition into the role of Operations Director and the navigation of industry systems and products. 

What Drives  Kiersten

“Cost-benefit is measured by the value of leverage a company acquires”

Kiersten is professionally inspired by the development of vested relationships and knowledge-sharing solutions that lead to a refined process that creatively provides a competitive edge and clear path to reaching customer goals—and/or prevents or quickly mitigates pitfalls affecting the roll-out and retention of market share. On a personal level, she is nurtured by philanthropy and paying forward her experience, the good fortune of a kind heart, and the skills she has realized.

Core Competencies/Traits:

    • Innovative personality and collaborative acumen
    • Convergent web solutions, e-commerce, mobile
    • CRM, CMS, database design and maintenance
    • In-depth customer and client-facing experience (small to enterprise-level)
    • Company growth strategies and assessment
    • Cross-functional team and workflow management

Career Successes

Cutting-edge: Devised and customized various virtual reality environments for companies such as Nikon, as a key source for branding, personalization, and profitability to uniquely market mainstream products; retail and e-business customer conversions of 38%+

Pioneering: Spearheaded product development initiatives for the music and spoken word industries. Patented media storage and packaging products utilizing recyclable materials; streamlined design to reduce overall industry production costs by 30%, amounting to B2B-B2C cost-savings ranging in millions.

Authority: Received the Retailers Choice Award of Distinction for the marketing of innovative products

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Lance Powell – Mid West
Director of Enterprise Communications

Motivated, Results-oriented

Lance takes pride in his diverse skill sets acquired through his experiences in the retail, medical, and technology markets. While at Sears Holdings, Lance brought in the highest sales volume of any sales consultant in his region, two years in a row. At Bako Integrated Physician Solutions, Lance managed the Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi territories and served as the liaison between the Pathology Lab, Dermatologists, and Podiatrists. For more than five years at AT&T, he held various technical and direct roles concerning customer interaction, from managing multi-million dollar accounts to product specialization. Lance was awarded numerous merits and exceeded his business goals year-over-year. Through these involvements, Lance has distinguished himself with the ability to manage, engage, and strengthen relationships with customers and his peers.

What Drives Lance

His family is his number one motivator on a daily basis. A close second is his eagerness to contribute to his Partners meeting and exceeding their personal and professional goals.

Core Competencies/Traits:

          • A high degree of mobility experience and knowledge
          • Efficient customer analysis capabilities
          • Effective in developing sales presentations
          • Skilled in partnering with C-Level executives
          • Cool and comfortable under pressure
          • High energy/optimistic approach to business process

Career Successes
Mobility and Network Certified (2017-2018)
AT&T Run Through the Warehouse (2015)
Over 300% of Quota Attainment in all Categories (2013)

Professional affiliations
AT&T Business Sales Leadership Program

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Beau Hernandez – East Coast
Director of Business Development

Energetic, Detail-oriented

Beau’s background is in Finance and his experience spans resource and personnel management, customer care, and support. He has been a registered representative of The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and has held a Series 7 license (general securities representative (GS) license) and has been a Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent Licensed Financial Consultant. Beau has consistently placed in the top 5% of Top Producers Tier out of 1000 Reps during his years with Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services. He has also been involved in the sale of several successful IPOs such as WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment), Krispy Kreme, and Cleveland Indians.

What Drives Beau

His children and family drive him; setting a good example for his children especially regarding work ethic and communication are at the core of all that he does.

Core Competencies/Traits:

          • Ethical and driven
          • Collaborative, great people skills
          • Quick learner, methodical
          • Visionary

Successes
Recognized ICOS Pharma, and its Compound IC351 as Powerful Client Opportunities, long before the compound was FDA approved for production.

Professional affiliations
Certified Telecom Solutions Professional (Intelisys Certification – Complete)
Cloud Computing Solutions Professional (Intelisys Certification In Progress)
Former Series 7, Series 63 Licensed Financial Consultant
Former NYS, NJ Licensed Mortgage Originator

Vivian Smith – Midwest/Great Lakes Region
Director of Client Services

Experienced, Vested

Vivian has worked in telecommunications for more than 17 years. As a LEAN Coach for IBM, she managed complex initiatives in business process and improvement techniques; she participated in the organization’s Pilot Prep-TLDP program and was engaged in a wide range of finance and business analysis, supporting strategic IP services for the AT&T sales team during its transition to IBM. Prior to IBM, Vivian was a Client Support Specialist for AT&T, supporting global business clients as a customer advocate in pre- and post-sales organizations.

What Drives Vivian

Professionally, Vivian is motivated by team building, expanding her skills, and implementing resolutions that meet or exceed expectations. When she can flawlessly execute a solution it generates a high level of personal reward, as well as customer satisfaction. It is very satisfying she says, “when a customer associates me and our company with excellent customer service.” During her downtime, Vivian volunteers on a weekly basis in her community helping those less fortunate leveraging her talent for diplomacy and sharing her compassionate, patient personality. 

Core Competencies/Traits:

        • Network services project management
        • Technical support management for voice and data services
        • Contract generation
        • Pricing guidance, approvals, and research
        • Well-versed in AT&T systems
        • Personnel training; team building

Dale Mazet – East Coast
Director of Client Services

Experienced, Driven

Dale is a seasoned telecommunications specialist from AT&T, with an expertise in domestic and global wireline products. For more than two decades, Dale has focused on cultivating sales and strategic relationships; she strives to provide the best competitive solutions for our clients and has a solid foothold on ordering, project and contract management, billing support, process training, and product knowledge. As a Solution Provider, Dale offers more than fifteen years of experience. Her past position at Alliant Technologies, NJ, dba TENFOUR, coupled with her role at Vista Tech Solutions, brings forward a strong scope in Emerging Business Markets and meeting the demands of servicing Fortune 500 companies. Firms like Wakefern Food Corporation and Dean Foods (with over 300 locations each), benefited from the experience and dedication that Dale brings to the table.

What Drives Dale

Technological challenges and collaboration motivate Dale: she loves what she does. She is inspired by resolving problems and building relationships where confidence leads to retention. Her time away from the office is filled with all that is family.

Core Competencies/Traits: This section is under maintenance

          • Strategic, motivated, dedicated
          • Ethical; cares about customer satisfaction
          • Behind-the-scenes troubleshooting and support
          • Financial Analysis

Successes:

AT&T Run Through the Warehouse (2012) for AT&T Support; Financial reward elected for sales initiated

Alliance Channel Program Winner (2005)

Professional Affiliations:

New Jersey Realtor

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