Meet the Teem of Innovators!
D Sterling Kalana
Dex has 30 years’ experience in Information Systems and Technology. He started his career in 1987 as an apprentice, completed an Associate’s of Science degree in Computer Science, Mainframe Operations. He then proceeded to obtain multiple industry certifications from Novell, Microsoft and Cisco. His work experience over the years has provided him hands on knowledge of complex heterogeneous computing environments, and led him to a BS program at University of Phoenix, with emphasis on IT Project Management. He completed this with a 3.77 GPA and obtained his IT Project Management (PMP, CPM) certifications and is a standing member of International Society of Six Sigma Professionals (ISSSP), American Society for Advancement of Project Management (ASAPM/ IPMA), has been published 3 times in Marquis Who’s Who of America, and 1 time in Marquis Who’s Who of the World, and twice in Marquis Who’s Who of America.
His career talents have been sought after as a PMO Director, Sr. Program and Portfolio Manager. His skills with Project Management of complex solutions have taken him around the world. His working knowledge of computer science combined with professional project management have been key to his successes including Exxon Mobile USA, University of Utah, Iomega, Microsoft, NetDocuments, Zions Bank, SuperValu, Teleperformance, Rio Tinto and more. Dex became the owner of The App Anvil LLC, in 2018. He has taken The App Anvil LLC completely out of debt, and leaned out the organization for rapid project delivery using best practices. Presently he is seeking to grow The App Anvil LLC, in Utah.
Dex is a father, enjoys activities with family and friends, is a private pilot, plays golf, and enjoys boating and water sports. His easy going style and warm nature make him a favorite amongst those who know him.
Jancy comes to The App Anvil LLC with 30 years in Financial and Human Resources experience. She brings knowledge and experience in employment compliance, compensation, organizational planning, recruitment, organization development, employee relations, policies, procedures and programs.
Additionally, Jancy possesses advanced financial skills including oversight of the financial well-being of the organization, providing financial projections, accounting services, preparing growth plans, audits, and budgets.
She is able to direct the organization’s budgets to meet its financial goals; and she oversees investment funds. Jancy is attentive to the details of the daily operations on all fronts, and is instrumental with our customers on a regular basis.
In her leisure time, Jancy enjoys time with her family and friends, actively enjoys genealogy, travel and pets.
Michael has an extensive career in professional sales. He brings great value to our team and our clients. His skills and qualifications are exceptional. His several abilities include service for existing accounts, contracts and statements of work, all facets of customer relationship management, planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales customers. One of his strength is his ability to adjust content of sales presentations by studying individual client needs. He monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc. His keen knowledge of our competition keeps The App Anvil LLC on our best game daily.
Michael is an effective communicator, and keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses. He collaborates with our design and engineering teams, to recommend changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments. Mike is able to resolve customer satisfaction needs by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to management.
He maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. He provides historical records by maintaining records on area and customer sales. He contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. In his spare time, he enjoys recreation with family and friends. He is eager to make sure every customer is treated as if though they are his only one. This brings personal dedication and attention to his work, and his team.
Shahbaz brings a strong skill set and experience to The App Anvil LLC. He has over 10 years of mobile application development experience. He is well respected by his team members and peers. His portfolio is extensive, and brings a sharp edge and the latest tools for our clients, products and services. His strengths include pre-sales consultations, requirements documentation, code build execution, quality assurance and feature design. He works daily with the top Mobile technology such as iOS, Android, Windows and cross platforms.
He is highly motivated and ambitious individual able to give timely and accurate advice, guidance, support and training to team members and individuals. Possessing excellent management skills and having the ability to work with the minimum of supervision whilst leading a team of five or more. Having a proven ability to lead by example, consistently hit targets, improve best practices and organizes time efficiently. Customer satisfaction is a core value for Shahbaz. He is responsible and makes sure that any gaps in performance or quality are quickly identified and addressed. He produces accurate reports on project performance for senior managers on a weekly basis.
Shahbaz make sure that the project team is motivated, monitored and measured in line with project targets and performance standards, and aligned with company goals. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and his favorite pastimes include playing and watching Football and listening to music.
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